Articles by Manqulo Nyakombi

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Municipality fails to explain why taps have run dry

Mooiplaas residents forced to fetch water from a river and neighbouring settlements

By Manqulo Nyakombi - 21 July 2017
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Mdantsane man’s RDP house given to strangers

Thozamile Mazibukwana has spent years trying to get answers as to why he is left living in a shack

By Manqulo Nyakombi - 29 June 2017
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Eastern Cape woman’s 23 year struggle to correct her ID

Nomboxo Kafile can’t access her old age grant because of the error

By Manqulo Nyakombi - 15 June 2017
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Woman makes extraordinary sacrifices to look after nephew

“I cannot stand here and lie by saying all is well”

By Manqulo Nyakombi - 23 May 2017
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No cleaning materials or protective clothing for Duncan Village janitors

Workers use their salaries to buy cleaning products

By Manqulo Nyakombi - 21 April 2017
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Mthatha city centre closed by hawkers’ protest

Food sellers angry after stalls confiscated

By Manqulo Nyakombi - 16 March 2017
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Mdantsane schools face closure, leaving learners stranded

Parents say they can’t afford transport to new schools

By Manqulo Nyakombi - 16 February 2017
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Two years later, Eastern Cape school still has broken roof

Neglected King William’s Town school also lacks teachers

By Manqulo Nyakombi - 23 January 2017
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After 16 years RDP house still not fixed

“I don’t know what to do. I’ve tried everything” says 75-year-old Elsie Dopholo

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik and Manqulo Nyakombi - 15 December 2016
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ANC members tire of waiting for imposed ward councillors to resign

Residents of King William's Town and Qunu protest against councillors

By Manqulo Nyakombi - 14 November 2016