Articles by Mkhuseli Sizani

Workers at Dora Nginza Hospital downed tools over bonuses

Union says massive strike is looming over performance management


13 April 2021

SAMWU members protest in Kouga in support of suspended shop stewards

Suspension followed strike over Covid-19 allowance


8 April 2021

Grandmother watched her 3-year-old grandson being electrocuted

The boy’s family believes his death could have been avoided had the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality given them services


30 March 2021

Parents protest at Eastern Cape education department after broken promises

“We are here to give the District Director seven days to respond to our memorandum of demands or he will see the wrath of the parents”


29 March 2021

Shack dwellers clash over illegal electricity

Ward councillor and residents blame community leaders for allowing more people to move in, resulting in overcrowding


23 March 2021

Gqeberha communities march on councillor’s office

They say he is neglecting his duty but councillor believes actions against him are “politically motivated”


23 March 2021

Bus services suspended in Nelson Mandela Bay: thousands of workers stranded

Taxi driver says they will torch any bus that operates in defiance of the strike


19 March 2021

Over 5,000 Eastern Cape health workers will be without jobs at the end of this month

The provincial health department says it has run out of funds and cannot renew the contracts


11 March 2021

Bus drivers march to Department of Labour

Algoa Bus Company employees demand TERS money


9 March 2021

Protesters occupy Housing Development Agency

They are demanding money for rent while their homes are being rebuilt


3 March 2021

Chaos erupts at Gqeberha taxi ranks over Covid-19 funds

Taxi association blames labour department for divulging payment information to drivers


24 February 2021

Patients turned away as clinics close over health worker protests

Union pleads for government to intervene as “the poor are suffering”

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23 February 2021

Cars and buses torched in electricity protest

Protesters accuse Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality of breaking its promises


22 February 2021

Forced closure of Humansdorp co-op hits farmers

Striking workers vow to keep co-op shut until grievances addressed


17 February 2021

People’s lives left on hold while Master of the High Court turns away clients

People are struggling to wind up the estates of family members because they cannot access court services


16 February 2021