Articles for Mkhuseli Sizani

Five years and two building contractors, but these houses are still not finished

“The contractor left my house without a roof, windows and doors” says Fort Beaufort resident


News | 13 May 2022

Eastern Cape paramedics face dismissal

Workers stop work to demand better equipment


News | 5 May 2022

You chose electricity and toilets instead of houses, families told

600 households have been hoping for houses since 1993 in Fort Beaufort


News | 27 April 2022

Overcrowded schools accuse government of breaking promises

The grade 8 class at Phangindlela Junior Secondary in Mqanduli has 147 learners cramped into one classroom


News | 22 April 2022

Patients turned away at Fort Beaufort clinics

Health department says staff and medication shortages will be fixed in this financial year


News | 11 April 2022

300 learners, five classrooms, no toilets at this Eastern Cape school

Learners and teachers are battling at Newtown High School in Fort Beaufort


News | 7 April 2022

In Fort Beaufort the children eat fish caught next to the sewage pipe

Angry residents march to municipality demanding clean water, proper sanitation and electricity


News | 29 March 2022

Fort Beaufort’s thirsty villages

In one village boreholes stopped working four years ago and were never repaired


News | 28 March 2022

Two years after we reported the “moving coffin” school bus, things are worse

Children drop out of school because of scholar transport chaos


News | 24 March 2022

Thousands of learners robbed of library services by criminals

Two public libraries in Fort Beaufort ransacked during lockdown have not reopened


News | 24 March 2022

Bring back our post office, demand Fort Beaufort residents

Town’s only post office cannot cope with the numbers of social grant beneficiaries


Brief | 3 March 2022

Mthatha flood victims waiting since 2013 to be relocated

Only 63 out of more than 400 people have been relocated to RDP houses


News | 23 February 2022

R14-million water installation project left villagers thirsty

OR Tambo District Municipality’s Ngqeleni water project in rural Eastern Cape riddled with failures


News | 21 February 2022

“When you return to class the smell of the poo remains in your clothes”

Pit latrines are a daily hazard in Eastern Cape schools


News | 18 February 2022

Villagers still waiting for help crossing deadly Umzimvubu River

The river has claimed many lives but the villagers have to draw water to drink


News | 16 February 2022