Articles by Siphokazi Vuso

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Sign declaration or face eviction, says college management

After two weeks of protests, Buffalo City TVET issues ultimatum

By Siphokazi Vuso - 3 March 2017
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Registration to resume on all WSU campuses

Student leaders and Walter Sisulu University management reach agreement

By Siphokazi Vuso - 15 February 2017
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Vice-chancellor threatens to shut down Walter Sisulu University campus

Rob Midgley says agreement must be be reached on Tuesday with SRC

By Siphokazi Vuso - 14 February 2017
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Five campuses shut down at Walter Sisulu University

Students demand free registration

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik and Siphokazi Vuso - 7 February 2017
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East London Ironman athletes call for more support

Being able to afford a bike and learning how to swim are among the many challenges faced by township athletes

By Siphokazi Vuso - 1 February 2017
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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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East London men march against women abuse

“Real men provide and protect” chant marchers

By Siphokazi Vuso - 28 November 2016
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No answers from municipality to residents’ complaints of leaking sewerage pipes

Duncan Village residents say their houses are wet and smelly

By Siphokazi Vuso - 24 November 2016
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Motorists blind to disability

A big walk by blind people from around the Eastern Cape raised awareness on the roads

By Siphokazi Vuso - 21 November 2016
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SRC president is not a registered student, says Walter Sisulu University

Election procedure will be probed

By Siphokazi Vuso - 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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Rare facility for kids with special needs

Parents and caregivers have been running their own facility in East London for ten years

By Siphokazi Vuso - 2 November 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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No toilets, no water, no shelter at teeming taxi rank

We have to beg for our basic needs as human beings, says trader

By Siphokazi Vuso - 26 October 2016