Articles by Lisekho Madikane

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Mdantsane residents close down ANC ward councillor’s office

Councillor Ntombizodwa Gamnca laughs off allegations that she is involved in dodgy housing deals

By Lisekho Madikane and Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 18 June 2019
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Buffalo City Metro residents demand removal of ward councillor

Nokuphumla Gamnca was suspended in March pending an investigation into corruption allegations

By Lisekho Madikane - 30 May 2019
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Bhisho ratepayers rebel

On Monday protesters shut down the Eastern Cape capital

By Lisekho Madikane - 30 April 2019
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RDP house flooded every time it rains

“I was better off staying in the shacks”

By Lisekho Madikane - 26 April 2019
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Children left behind by shortage of scholar transport in East London

Department says it will accommodate the learners from April

By Lisekho Madikane - 28 March 2019
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Shack dwellers in King William’s Town won’t relocate for electrification

Upgrade to Kanana Village means a hundred residents need to demolish their shacks

By Lisekho Madikane - 12 March 2019
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School children block road to Alice

Five weeks into the school year and some classes have not started at Kuyasa Senior Secondary

By Lisekho Madikane - 21 February 2019
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Buffalo City mum on its shoddy RDP houses

Residents say they occupied the poorly built, incomplete houses after they had stood empty for six months

By Lisekho Madikane - 15 February 2019
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Thousands take to streets in protest against job losses

Members of COSATU unions in nationwide marches and strike

By Joseph Chirume, Lisekho Madikane, Emelda Tintswalo, Nomfundo Xolo and Zoë Postman - 13 February 2019