Articles by Johnnie Isaac

Principal accused of child abuse makes court appearance

Eastern Cape MEC for Education visits school and family

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25 March 2021

School principal charged with attempted murder after pit toilet incident

Child was lowered into toilet to fetch cellphone

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16 March 2021

More than 500 learners not placed in schools in Buffalo City

Department has cut the school transport budget

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11 March 2021

High demand for Covid-19 vaccine among Eastern Cape health workers

After initial reluctance there is now great excitement, as rollout proceeds

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4 March 2021

Learners doorstop Eastern Cape Premier and MEC to complain about school conditions

Mabuyane promises to make sure officials are sent to the schools to assess the problems

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24 February 2021

Community health workers disrupt clinics in Eastern Cape

They have been demanding to be made permanent for years

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18 February 2021

Eastern Cape reverses decision to terminate 600 health workers

Health department apologises for confusion

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5 February 2021

What this municipality hadn’t done in years, Gift of the Givers did in just three days

Water quality still has to be tested, but Eastern Cape villages now have boreholes

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4 December 2020

Covid-19: Health department warning on initiation schools

Eastern Cape will probe issuing of certificates when schools are still closed

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25 November 2020

Wildfires leave two dead, 100 homes in ashes

Four villages suffer losses in Nyandeni Municipality, Eastern Cape

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15 September 2020

IT crash blamed for leaving children hungry

Department of Justice says its working to resolve 129 outstanding payments

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7 September 2020

Dozens of brick and mortar homes built by occupiers demolished on Monday

Public Works claims it only demolished newly built and incomplete homes

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29 July 2020

Covid-19: Eastern Cape doctor describes life-and-death decisions

“There’s no doubt that this is the biggest challenge we face in the living memory of being in practice for 20 years”

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21 July 2020

SASSA applicants camped outside Mdantsane office

“I noticed that most people getting served were those who had camped here the night before, so I decided to join them”

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27 May 2020

Health workers disrupt wards over lack of protection

“The Superintendent-General was here two weeks ago and he promised to deliver to the cries of the employees”

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15 May 2020