Articles by Buziwe Nocuze

“We cannot risk our lives by drinking dirty water”

Ward councillor blames poor quality water in Port St Johns village on theft and vandalism

By Buziwe Nocuze - 23 September 2020

700 residents have a litre of water per day in Eastern Cape village

“We are pleading with anyone who can assist us … before we all die”

By Buziwe Nocuze - 15 September 2020

Who can perform at their best when they are using mud classrooms? asks Eastern Cape parent

Port St Johns school won’t be fixed for at least three years, says principal

By Buziwe Nocuze - 10 September 2020

Students shutdown college over NSFAS payments

NSFAS to visit the campus this week to respond to students’ concerns

By Buziwe Nocuze - 8 September 2020

Occupiers rebuild demolished homes, saying they have no money for rent

City of Cape Town says there have been 130 land occupations since July

By Buziwe Nocuze - 27 August 2020

Covid-19: Patients complain of long clinic queues but officials are trying to fix this

“No patient has been turned away”

By Buziwe Nocuze and Mary-Anne Gontsana - 27 August 2020

Flood-hit Marikana residents occupy community hall

Since Friday more than 300 people have forced their way into the Lower Crossroads community hall

By Buziwe Nocuze - 17 August 2020

Township residents clean their streets after chasing out contractor

City of Cape Town says residents cannot dictate who gets work offered by Expanded Public Works Programme

By Buziwe Nocuze - 14 August 2020

Fed-up with piles of rubbish, residents clear their own streets

KTC community clear ‘dump site’ near their homes

By Buziwe Nocuze - 12 August 2020

Soldiers shot me in my shack by mistake, says Crossroads man

Vuyisa Sityebi lost a kidney and part of his intestine

By Buziwe Nocuze - 12 August 2020

Protesters accuse councillor of distributing food parcels to friends

“They can come to my office, but going to my house and insulting my family is wrong,” says Bongile Ngcani

By Buziwe Nocuze - 11 August 2020

Gugulethu group stop housing project

Disgruntled beneficiaries say houses being built at Erf 8448 “are not what we were shown more than 15 years ago”

By Buziwe Nocuze - 3 August 2020

Land occupations displace initiation schools

“If they build their shacks on these sites, what will happen to their culture?”

By Buziwe Nocuze - 31 July 2020

Cape Town residents close bridge to reduce crime

Pedestrian walkway connecting Mandalay to Lower Crossroads cut off

By Buziwe Nocuze - 30 July 2020

Toilets overflow for a month as City drains clog up

City blames blockages on “misuse of the sewer system”

By Buziwe Nocuze - 29 July 2020

“We are the rightful owners of these houses” say occupiers

City of Cape Town says they are jeopardising the allocation of houses to elderly beneficiaries

By Buziwe Nocuze - 22 July 2020