Articles for Thamsanqa Mbovane

Train service to resume in parts of Eastern Cape

No trains have been running since January because of severe vandalism and cable theft, PRASA says

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Brief | 22 June 2022

Man dies after being hit by an electrical pole during protest for electricity

Residents are tired of waiting in the dark for the municipality to fulfil its promises

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News | 2 June 2022

Eastern Cape farm workers vow to continue strike

Farmers’ organisation says many farms will struggle to survive this season

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Brief | 29 April 2022

Eastern Cape court interdicts protesting workers from being 500m from farms

Farmer says the protests and damage to property has costly implications on the already strained citrus industry

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News | 25 April 2022

Farm workers torch immigrant labour hostels, demand R30 an hour

Kirkwood and Addo towns shut down by protesters

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News | 22 April 2022

Residents of Kirkwood join farm workers to shut down Eastern Cape town

The workers are demanding higher wages and the residents of the town demand electricity, water and a police station

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Brief | 20 April 2022

“My dog gets water every day but these people get it every second week,” says ward councillor

Gqeberha shack dwellers shut down R75 on Wednesday morning, demanding more services

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Brief | 13 April 2022

Crowd outside court demand release of men following vigilante killing

Police were stoned on Thursday as they fled the crime scene with the victims

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Brief | 11 April 2022

Schools close at 11am in Mandela Bay because there is no water

Eastern Cape Department of Education says it is the municipality’s responsibility

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Brief | 11 April 2022

Angry patients shout at striking health workers

Staff protest at Laetitia Bam Day Hospital in Kariega for a second week

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Brief | 4 April 2022

Unemployed women turn rubbish dump into netball field for young girls

Nelson Mandela Bay municipality says the project is in line with its plan to change illegal dumping sites into parks and outdoor gyms

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Brief | 1 April 2022

Stun grenades fired at protesting students

Exams and classes at Eastcape Midlands College in Kariega were disrupted on Friday over unpaid NSFAS allowances

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Brief | 25 March 2022

Coega Development Corporation wants to stop protests by small business owners

Case postponed to April for the businesses to get lawyers

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Brief | 23 March 2022

Furious Kariega residents dump their garbage outside rubbish collectors’ homes

24 out of the municipality’s 36 trucks are still being repaired

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Brief | 18 March 2022

Nelson Mandela Bay probe into tenders leaves small business owners unsatisfied

The service provider who previously made the 30% allocation is “under investigation”

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Brief | 15 March 2022

No trains operating in the Eastern Cape for over two months

PRASA says “operational challenges” led it to the decision to stop all trains since 7 January

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Brief | 11 March 2022