Articles by Mbulelo Sisulu

Covid-19: Nurses stop work in Eastern Cape town after one tests positive

Department says it will clean the facility and test staff at Dutywa Health Centre


12 May 2020

Villagers without drinking water blame government, not the drought

Pipes installed in Dutywa villages in 2008 have never had water


30 October 2019

Water restored to Eastern Cape villages in Dutywa

GroundUp reported on a leaking pipe in July


5 August 2019

Villagers close rotting school in Eastern Cape

“Our school gets annual maintenance budget but it is very useless to maintain rotten material”


22 July 2019

Taps run dry while broken pipe wastes water for a month

“Our government says we must look after water because of drought. But it seems they do not practise what they preach,” says Eastern Cape villager


16 July 2019

“Our government does not care about us - they only take care of wild animals”

Conflict between humans and wildlife in the Eastern Cape


8 September 2017

Eastern Cape towns struggle with water rationing

Drought takes its toll in Amathole district


16 August 2017

Eastern Cape villagers drink water with animals

Taps in KwaDukathole have run dry since 2014, say villagers


14 August 2017

Eastern Cape learners return to class after three-day shutdown

Government promises to meet demands for scholar transport


3 August 2017

Parents and learners shut down East London high school

They demand that the Department of Education provide transport for learners who walk over 8km


31 July 2017

How the Eastern Cape government is failing Thandile Gujulwa

Since 2009 his school has been trying to get the department to provide transport


27 July 2017

No education for village children after government shuts down their school

Without money for transport, learners can’t get to nearest school in rural Eastern Cape


29 June 2017

Eastern Cape community gets water after protests

Kei Road residents agree to liaise with government


1 June 2017

People relieve themselves in bushes in forgotten part of East London

“Paraffin is very expensive … that is why we steal electricity”


29 May 2017

Township comes to week-long standstill during protest action

Kei Road Location school and clinic closed and taps run dry


19 May 2017

Residents in fear as street lights fail

Memories of serial killer haunt Butterworth village


10 May 2017