Articles by Buziwe Nocuze

City clears the air in Lower Crossroads

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


12 June 2017

Shack demolitions in Philippi

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


5 June 2017

Gugulethu clinic gets its mobile police station

Police deputy minister delivers on promise


5 June 2017

Protest after health care worker stabbed to death

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


25 May 2017

Lower Crossroads residents trapped indoors by foul smell from drains

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


10 May 2017

Delft wheelchair user finally gets her own house

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


20 April 2017

Port Alfred municipality breaks promises on toilets

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


6 April 2017

Children at pre-school use the bush as a toilet

Port St Johns parents waiting for toilets to be built


4 April 2017

Port St Johns learners have to be sent home when it rains

Five years on and school hasn’t been fixed


28 March 2017

I was born blind for a purpose, says East London accordion player

Siphe Mditshane uses his musical talent to teach others


17 March 2017

People with disabilities demand better jobs

“We only get hired to answer phones”


9 March 2017

Children at daycare centre live with leaking sewer

Port Alfred residents say problem reported to municipality five months ago


7 March 2017

Weeks of no electricity for Buffalo City town

Municipality blames illegal connections for blowing transformer


9 February 2017

Sewerage water spilling out onto Port Alfred taxi rank

Drivers fed-up with municipality’s broken promises


30 January 2017

East London residents complain of stinking water

Community members in Mzamomhle say municipality ignorestheir complaints


4 November 2016

No water for months in Eastern Cape town

Ndlovini residents say they’ve been ignored since the elections


13 October 2016