Articles by Kwanele Mketeni

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Exams postponed at King Sabata College

Management decision follows student protests against delayed NSFAS allowances

By Kwanele Mketeni - 31 August 2018
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Matatiele residents end protests after meeting with MEC

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

By Kwanele Mketeni - 22 August 2018
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Town poised for shutdown if transport MEC does not pitch

Three state vehicles torched in protests last week in Matatiele

By Kwanele Mketeni - 21 August 2018
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Land occupiers in Mthatha won’t move until they get houses

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

By Kwanele Mketeni - 20 August 2018
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School mergers worsen scholar transport problem

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

By Kwanele Mketeni - 23 July 2018
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Eastern Cape taxis threaten “strike” unless road is tarred

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

By Kwanele Mketeni - 18 July 2018
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No toilets for informal settlement in Mthatha

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

By Kwanele Mketeni - 6 July 2018
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Policeman accused of beating women because they are lesbian

Officer due to appear in court on 17 July

By Kwanele Mketeni - 3 July 2018
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Mthatha commuters want central taxi rank re-opened

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

By Kwanele Mketeni - 26 June 2018
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Workers at Walter Sisulu University demand to be insourced

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

By Kwanele Mketeni - 13 June 2018
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Lusikisiki residents demand water

ANC members organise march against ANC politician

By Kwanele Mketeni - 12 June 2018
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Mobile police station for Walter Sisulu Mthatha campus

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

By Kwanele Mketeni - 11 June 2018