Articles for Thamsanqa Mbovane

Rush to spend infrastructure millions in Uitenhage

Councillor says protest action has prevented municipality from fixing roads


Brief | 20 June 2019

Uitenhage public works employees want permanent jobs

Payslips printed on the back of lotto tickets


Brief | 19 June 2019

Residents told not to dump rubbish illegally … but municipality fails to collect their waste

For months Uitenhage residents have had infrequent garbage collection


Brief | 10 June 2019

Political spat over ‘leak’ at city council chambers in Port Elizabeth

Water running from council chambers for weeks


Brief | 7 June 2019

Lucky escape from fire for Uitenhage 79-year-old

Xolisile Yani’s chips and vetkoek business ruined


Brief | 5 June 2019

Small builders demand to know how much RDP houses in PE cost the muncipality

They allege that they have been underpaid


Brief | 30 May 2019

Ward councillor locked out of her office

Uitenhage small businesses demand share of road project


Brief | 27 May 2019

Union pushes for recognition by PE municipality

But accusations from leader receive strong response from SAMWU AND IMATU


Brief | 22 May 2019

Hundreds of Uitenhage residents queue for houses

Call to register on consolidated list raises hopes


Brief | 20 May 2019

KwaNobuhle residents demand their share of Uitenhage budget

Mayor promises 80% of capital spending will go to poor areas


News | 15 May 2019

Construction workers strike over training fund

Building of school grinds to a halt


Brief | 7 May 2019

Angry protesters burn tyres at PE City Hall

Qunu informal settlement residents have given City three days to respond to their demands


Brief | 3 May 2019

Security guards demand municipal jobs

Guards march in Port Elizabeth


Brief | 10 April 2019

Uitenhage quick to fix pipes … when the problem is reported in the media

Complaints go unattended for years until reporters get involved


Brief | 10 April 2019

“All we want is to see the government collect the rubbish”

Uncollected garbage in refuse bins has lined the streets of Uitenhage for three weeks


Brief | 9 April 2019