Articles by Lucas Nowicki

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Gift of the Givers pulls out of Makhanda

The organisation says government will be paying about R10 million to companies for work it did

By Lucas Nowicki - 16 May 2019
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Faeces spread in president’s path

Protests in Makhanda ahead of Ramaphosa’s Freedom Day rally

By Lucas Nowicki - 29 April 2019
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Metrorail’s collapse costs those that need it most

“If I take the train and arrive at 11am, the boss can fire me”

By Lucas Nowicki - 15 April 2019
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Grahamstown schools hit by water cuts

No end in sight to Makhanda’s severe water shortage

By Lucas Nowicki - 12 March 2019
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Reconsidering South Africa’s approach to waste pickers

Waste pickers must be integrated into the formal waste management sector, says researcher

By Lucas Nowicki - 22 February 2019
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Grahamstown residents queue for hours for water

Ageing infrastructure and drought blamed

By Lucas Nowicki - 14 February 2019

SAPS appeals police resources judgment

Social Justice Coalition says appeal will hurt vulnerable communities

By Lucas Nowicki - 24 January 2019
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Dis-Chem and Blue Ribbon workers march in Cape Town

Unions demand investigation into police behaviour during strike

By Lucas Nowicki - 23 January 2019
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Western Cape Education Department says test results have improved across grades

Standardised tests measure language and maths abilities

By Lucas Nowicki - 22 January 2019
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Tensions over land in picturesque Cape village

Greyton residents caught in the middle of a political battle

By Lucas Nowicki - 21 January 2019
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IEC gives students opportunity to register after deadline

This will help out-of-town students to vote

By Lucas Nowicki - 16 January 2019
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Sign language included as a subject for matric exam

Victory for deaf learners, says Dominican School for the Deaf

By Lucas Nowicki - 14 January 2019
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Mfuleni matriculant reaps the rewards of working 18-hour days

“There is no secret to success. It’s about preparation, hard work and learning from failures.”

By Lucas Nowicki - 8 January 2019
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Rhodes University shut down after student takes her own life

Students and staff demand action against gender-based violence on campus

By Lucas Nowicki - 7 August 2018
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Grahamstown’s dirty water blamed on municipality’s inefficiency

Water was not being tested or treated properly because of a lack of money

By Lucas Nowicki - 21 June 2018
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Rhodes criticised for expelling “rape culture” protesters

University has banned two female students for life following protests in 2016

By Lucas Nowicki - 14 December 2017