Articles by Johnnie Isaac

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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News | 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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News | 18 February 2021

Eastern Cape reverses decision to terminate 600 health workers

Health department apologises for confusion

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News | 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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News | 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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Brief | 25 November 2020

Eastern Cape man claims he was shot by police after a car chase

IPID confirms investigation

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Brief | 20 October 2020

Wildfires leave two dead, 100 homes in ashes

Four villages suffer losses in Nyandeni Municipality, Eastern Cape

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Brief | 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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News | 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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Brief | 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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Interview | 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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Brief | 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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Brief | 15 May 2020

Covid-19: Hundreds of social grant applicants turned away in East London

Scuffles break out as desperate people try to get to the front of the queue

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News | 13 May 2020

Covid-19: Premier Mabuyane witnesses huge queues for social grants

“Our biggest concern is when the virus reaches rural areas and townships”

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Brief | 30 March 2020

Angry Butterworth protesters send mayor away

Residents ask Premier to drink borehole water, but he refuses

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News | 19 February 2020