Articles by Lucas Nowicki

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Grahamstown court hears application for municipality to be placed under administration

City argues that court doesn’t have jurisdiction to do that

By Lucas Nowicki - 13 September 2019
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#AmINextProtest: police use water cannons against protesters

Demonstrators demand action from Ramaphosa

By Mary-Anne Gontsana, Tariro Washinyira, Ashraf Hendricks and Lucas Nowicki - 4 September 2019
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College students protest against 80% attendance policy

Students claim that late payments of NSFAS allowances caused them to miss classes

By Thamsanqa Mbovane and Lucas Nowicki - 21 August 2019
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Students demand to know where their NSFAS allowances are

Eastcape Midlands College says it “strictly adheres to NSFAS bursary rules and guidelines”

By Lucas Nowicki - 26 July 2019
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Veld fire causes Rhodes University to evacuate residences

Blaze brought under control and no damage to buildings

By Lucas Nowicki - 24 July 2019
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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