Articles by Buziwe Nocuze

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City clears the air in Lower Crossroads

A drain that let off a stench of human waste since December has been fixed

By Buziwe Nocuze - 12 June 2017
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Shack demolitions in Philippi

Displaced resident says she can’t keep on paying rent with her child grant money

By Buziwe Nocuze - 5 June 2017
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Gugulethu clinic gets its mobile police station

Police deputy minister delivers on promise

By Buziwe Nocuze - 5 June 2017
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Protest after health care worker stabbed to death

Deputy police minister promises mobile station outside Gugulethu Community Health Centre at KTC Day Hospital

By Buziwe Nocuze - 25 May 2017
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Lower Crossroads residents trapped indoors by foul smell from drains

“We cannot open our doors and windows because the smell is too much”

By Buziwe Nocuze - 10 May 2017
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Delft wheelchair user finally gets her own house

After 15 years living in a container, Nobendiba Thuthani says she had lost hope

By Buziwe Nocuze - 20 April 2017
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Port Alfred municipality breaks promises on toilets

Spokesperson claims not to know about broken taxi rank toilets reported in January

By Buziwe Nocuze - 6 April 2017
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Children at pre-school use the bush as a toilet

Port St Johns parents waiting for toilets to be built

By Buziwe Nocuze - 4 April 2017
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Port St Johns learners have to be sent home when it rains

Five years on and school hasn’t been fixed

By Buziwe Nocuze - 28 March 2017
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I was born blind for a purpose, says East London accordion player

Siphe Mditshane uses his musical talent to teach others

By Buziwe Nocuze - 17 March 2017
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People with disabilities demand better jobs

“We only get hired to answer phones”

By Buziwe Nocuze - 9 March 2017
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Children at daycare centre live with leaking sewer

Port Alfred residents say problem reported to municipality five months ago

By Buziwe Nocuze - 7 March 2017
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Weeks of no electricity for Buffalo City town

Municipality blames illegal connections for blowing transformer

By Buziwe Nocuze - 9 February 2017
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Sewerage water spilling out onto Port Alfred taxi rank

Drivers fed-up with municipality’s broken promises

By Buziwe Nocuze - 30 January 2017
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East London residents complain of stinking water

Community members in Mzamomhle say municipality ignorestheir complaints

By Buziwe Nocuze - 4 November 2016
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No water for months in Eastern Cape town

Ndlovini residents say they’ve been ignored since the elections

By Buziwe Nocuze - 13 October 2016