Articles by Kwanele Mketeni

Exams postponed at King Sabata College

Management decision follows student protests against delayed NSFAS allowances


31 August 2018

Matatiele residents end protests after meeting with MEC

“It took a massive protest before they could fix the roads,” says community leader


22 August 2018

Town poised for shutdown if transport MEC does not pitch

Three state vehicles torched in protests last week in Matatiele


21 August 2018

Land occupiers in Mthatha won’t move until they get houses

Municipality says the vacant land is earmarked for a “major development”


20 August 2018

School mergers worsen scholar transport problem

We have never merged two schools without consent or consultation with the community, maintains education department


23 July 2018

Eastern Cape taxis threaten “strike” unless road is tarred

Money budgeted for tarring road was diverted for disaster relief in 2009


18 July 2018

No toilets for informal settlement in Mthatha

The municipality says it can’t provide services because residents occupied the land illegally


6 July 2018

Policeman accused of beating women because they are lesbian

Officer due to appear in court on 17 July


3 July 2018

Mthatha commuters want central taxi rank re-opened

Ranks were closed at the end of April following scores of deaths linked to taxi violence


26 June 2018

Workers at Walter Sisulu University demand to be insourced

Cleaners and security guards ask Mthatha municipality to intervene in negotiations with management


13 June 2018

Lusikisiki residents demand water

ANC members organise march against ANC politician


12 June 2018

Mobile police station for Walter Sisulu Mthatha campus

“This intervention was long overdue. We will now walk safer around campus,” says student


11 June 2018