Articles by Abongile Ndevu

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Meat disappears with police in East London

Police are clamping down on meat hawkers who have been operating for years, but "don't have a clue" what happens to meat they confiscate 

By Abongile Ndevu and Siphokazi Vuso - 9 December 2016
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Learners’ photos expose conditions at their schools

Exhibition in Zwelitsha marks missed deadline for fixing schools

By Siphokazi Vuso and Abongile Ndevu - 30 November 2016
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Feud over electricity in East London

Residents in RDP houses blame illegal connections for power failures

By Abongile Ndevu - 17 November 2016
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Communities blame each other for housing stalemate

Problem started when formal home owners didn’t want shacks near them

By Siphokazi Vuso and Abongile Ndevu - 11 November 2016
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Walter Sisulu University reopens after two weeks

Buffalo City Campus students return to class

By Abongile Ndevu - 31 October 2016
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Matric exams underway: what students say

Matrics spoke to GroundUp about their expectations and experiences

By Nompendulo Ngubane, Joseph Chirume, Abongile Ndevu and Siphokazi Vuso - 28 October 2016
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Hundreds of King William’s Town learners in bid to disrupt exams

Students protest poor conditions in schools

By Abongile Ndevu, Siphokazi Vuso and Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 26 October 2016
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Fees Must Fall: 46 arrests so far in East London

Arrests at Walter Sisulu and Fort Hare

By Abongile Ndevu and Siphokazi Vuso - 19 October 2016
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WSU student arrested as protests continue

Workers join student protest

By Siphokazi Vuso and Abongile Ndevu - 18 October 2016
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Fort Hare students return to class

University puts in place catch-up plan

By Abongile Ndevu - 17 October 2016
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Fort Hare protesters’ court case postponed

Students released on a warning

By Abongile Ndevu - 13 October 2016
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Fort Hare protesters arrested for public violence

Students to appear in court tomorrow

By Abongile Ndevu and Siphokazi Vuso - 12 October 2016
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Fort Hare students disrupt parents’ meeting with management

“We can beat you if we want to”, sing protesters

By Abongile Ndevu and Siphokazi Vuso - 11 October 2016
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Fort Hare students evicted from residence

SRC and management trade accusations

By Abongile Ndevu and Siphokazi Vuso - 7 October 2016
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Fort Hare students to be evicted

Bhisho High Court grants order

By Abongile Ndevu - 4 October 2016
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Fort Hare stayaway continues, but WSU operating

“We are anticipating that when the University Council meets it will come back with a decision that favors the students” - WSU SRC member

By Abongile Ndevu and Siphokazi Vuso - 26 September 2016