Articles for Lucas Nowicki

Experts lukewarm on exams in isiXhosa and Sesotho

Support for policy but concerns with implementation


News | 20 January 2020

Lawyers dump PRASA after failure to pay R19 million

This means the agency has no lawyers in disputes, some of them imminent, involving billions of rands


News | 16 January 2020

Court orders dissolution of Makana municipality

Provincial government must place municipality under administration


Brief | 14 January 2020

Diary of a Metrorail kid

The daily gamble with commuters’ time


News | 14 January 2020

Residents demand transport for learners who walk up to 9km

Department promises emergency transport this week


Brief | 13 January 2020

Greenmarket Square refugees have split into “two hostile groups”

Reverend Alan Storey’s church has provided shelter to hundreds of people for months but the situation has become untenable


Brief | 10 January 2020

City to move against Greenmarket Square refugees

Refugee leader says they remain “hopeful” that City will provide temporary shelter


Brief | 8 January 2020

Makana residents blame municipality for filthy dump site

Children play in the rubbish, say residents


Brief | 21 November 2019

Dozens of Eastern Cape school upgrades abandoned

Lack of accountability leads to wasteful expenditure and mismanagement, says activist


News | 11 October 2019

Grahamstown court hears application for municipality to be placed under administration

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


Brief | 13 September 2019

#AmINextProtest: police use water cannons against protesters

Demonstrators demand action from Ramaphosa

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Photo Essay | 4 September 2019

College students protest against 80% attendance policy

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

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Brief | 21 August 2019

Students demand to know where their NSFAS allowances are

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


Brief | 26 July 2019

Veld fire causes Rhodes University to evacuate residences

Blaze brought under control and no damage to buildings


Brief | 24 July 2019

Gift of the Givers pulls out of Makhanda

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


Brief | 16 May 2019

Faeces spread in president’s path

Protests in Makhanda ahead of Ramaphosa’s Freedom Day rally


News | 29 April 2019