Articles by Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik

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Angry Butterworth protesters send mayor away

Residents ask Premier to drink borehole water, but he refuses

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik and Johnnie Isaac - 19 February 2020
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Buffalo City College students boycott classes over unpaid NSFAS allowances

Student leaders say students are being evicted because they cannot pay rent

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 19 February 2020
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N2 highway blocked as Butterworth residents protest over water

Protesters want President Ramaphosa to intervene

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 13 February 2020
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Residents tell Eastern Cape Premier they have lost all faith in their municipality

Various attempts to fix Amahlathi have failed

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik and Johnnie Isaac - 7 February 2020
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Blind woman and mentally challenged grandson abandoned by authorities

No help from Home Affairs, Social Development or Health

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 23 January 2020
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Toilet cleaners battle to get detergents and equipment from Buffalo City Municipality

Cleaners say they pay for their own cleaning materials

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 9 January 2020
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Fynbos residents blame municipality for racial tensions over housing dispute

Municipality to make fourth attempt to evict people illegally occupying RDP houses

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 17 December 2019
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Parents mourn their dead daughter, while her suspected killer is out on R300 bail

Family blames police for wrong charges

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 11 December 2019
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At last! Toilets for Sidubi Poort Junior Secondary School

Lecturer read GroundUp story and contacted donors

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 4 December 2019
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Four working toilets for 500 families

Ward councillor blames residents for blocked toilets

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 26 November 2019
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“We do not have streets, but during elections you will find big black cars driving between our shacks”

Mdantsane shackdwellers’ fight for toilets and housing

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 22 November 2019
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RDP housing is at a snail’s pace in Eastern Cape

Construction companies blame government budget constraints

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik and Yamkela Ntshongwana - 21 November 2019
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Eastern Cape karate champ has no sponsors to get to world tournament

Litha Mtalalisi needs R20,000 to join the SA team going to Kazakhstan

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 15 November 2019
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Dams empty in Eastern Cape

The Gcuwa and all dams supplying Butterworth and surrounding areas are dry

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 14 November 2019

Eastern Cape villagers voted hoping to get electricity

“They make all sort of promises during elections and once elections are over you won’t see them”

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 4 November 2019
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GroundUp reporter threatened at school

Investigation into corruption annoys teachers

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 1 November 2019