Kariega parents fight to save “beacon of hope” farm school

The education department wants to close Amanzi Primary School because it only has 114 learners


Brief | 13 November 2023

Roads in Kariega have been flooded for months

Taxi association in Kariega says: “We were promised that the problem would be fixed but it isn’t”


Brief | 3 November 2023

Sewage still seeps through Kariega streets and the mayor is nowhere to be seen

Promises made in July have not been kept


News | 25 October 2023

Protesters block busy Kariega road amid five-day power outage

Nelson Mandela Bay councillor says many homes were plunged into dark after an explosion at the Mabandla substation


Brief | 28 September 2023

Another Kariega leader shot dead

Two shootings one year apart have unnerved the community


News | 12 September 2023

Protesters support vigilante taxi drivers outside KwaNobuhle court

Five “jikeleza” drivers charged with attempted murder


Brief | 4 September 2023

Protesters force city councillors to walk through sewage

Kariega residents divert Mandela Day convoy


News | 24 July 2023

Furious residents confront Kariega officials after child drowns in sewage

“You only come to us when our children die,” deputy mayor is told


Brief | 17 July 2023

Teenagers march in Kariega for better sexual and reproductive health services

Partners in Sexual Health director says while government has made some progress, the challenge is in the implementation of its policies


Brief | 11 July 2023

Kariega clinics closed after staff robbed at gunpoint

Eastern Cape health department says five incidents at different clinics have left staff and patients traumatised


Brief | 27 June 2023

Shack dwellers protest in support of Nelson Mandela Bay’s DA mayor

Mayor delivered over 300 chemical toilets that are cleaned every second day, a protester tells ANC representatives. “All you want to do is loot,” says another.


News | 25 May 2023

Ward councillor’s office torched in Kariega protest

Parts of KwaNobuhle without electricity since Friday


Brief | 24 May 2023

Nelson Mandela Bay mayor suspects cable theft as “an act of sabotage”

Power was restored on Monday night to about 50,000 residents following days without electricity


Brief | 23 May 2023

Parents and learners close Eastern Cape school

Kariega school is short of teachers, say protesters


Brief | 25 April 2023

300 toilets were built on this site seven years ago. Now at last the promised houses may be built around them

Families are still living in shacks next to their broken toilets


Brief | 25 April 2023

Kariega shackdwellers threaten to move into housing project

Families are eyeing vacant sites with electricity


Brief | 20 April 2023