Articles by Mkhuseli Sizani

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Muncipality breaks its promise to fix taxi rank toilets

After six months, streams of urine still flow from broken toilets

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 22 January 2020
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Parents of child who died on Makana playground want compensation from municipality

“We have been complaining for years about the dangers of that playground”

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 16 January 2020
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We are living with the dead, say Cookhouse residents

Families complain graves are too close to their houses

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 14 January 2020
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Municipality silent on hijacked houses in Nelson Mandela Bay

Report shows nearly one in five houses in Missionvale project are not occupied by rightful owner

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 9 January 2020
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Families who lost loved ones demand bridge over PE river

Residents fear more people will drown when the rains come

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 17 December 2019
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Residents and municipality blame each other after child electrocuted

Nine-year-old stepped on wires from illegal electricity connection

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 10 December 2019
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Nelson Mandela Bay admits to “serious infrastructure problems”

Communities have been complaining of recurring blockages and overflowing sewage

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 6 December 2019
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Families living in classrooms for 18 years to be relocated

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality says they will be moved in January

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 6 December 2019
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PE residents blockade streets in protest against electricity outages

Ward councillor says she will not risk her life meeting the community

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 27 November 2019
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Vandalised anti-apartheid museum in PE may soon be open again

Residents closed down Red Location Museum in 2013

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 27 November 2019
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PE school fears further vandalism and theft during holidays

School says it has spent thousands of rand to repair damages

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 25 November 2019
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Nelson Mandela Bay is drowning in rubbish

Garbage piling up in spite of clean-up programme

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 22 November 2019
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Bethelsdorp residents tell police station commander his cops work with gangs

Station commander says he knows of the policemen who are friends with gangsters and are dealing in drugs and tik

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 20 November 2019

“Even the rats don’t feel safe in this school”

Port Elizabeth school battles gangs, neglect

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 13 November 2019
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Burst water pipe left for three weeks in Port Elizabeth

“People come and wash their cars here while we suffer in my house,” says elderly resident

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 7 November 2019
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Initiation school mired in filth

Illegal dumping is compromising Xhosa traditional practice at a school in Govan Mbeki

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 7 November 2019