Articles by Mkhuseli Sizani

Police and shack dwellers clash over illegal connections in Gqeberha

Govan Mbeki Village residents want their izinyoka left alone

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14 June 2021

No money for electrification, municipal official tells shack dwellers

Residents from five informal settlements in Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality are demanding electricity and other services

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14 June 2021

No vegetables, no fruit: surviving without the Covid-19 grant

Nocawa Maneli of Gqeberha lives off pap and rice supplied by relatives

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9 June 2021

“We don’t know what a vaccine is because no one has ever explained it to us” says homeless man

The Eastern Cape health department says it is hiring more staff to help register people for the Covid-19 vaccine

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7 June 2021

Taxi drivers bring Gqeberha to standstill over Covid-19 funds

“Most of us are unable to pay our bills” says protesting taxi driver

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25 May 2021

“Go and ask the trees for votes,” frustrated shack dwellers tell politicians

Residents of informal settlements in Gqeberha told the land cannot be developed because of indigenous vegetation

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13 May 2021

Betting World picketed by workers demanding Covid-19 relief funds

The holding company is in business rescue after the pandemic shut down the horse racing industry

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10 May 2021

Nelson Mandela Bay residents blame years of neglected leaks for dry dams

Kouga dam predicted to run dry in July. Other dams to follow soon after

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3 May 2021

“The roaming pigs come and eat our poo”

Nelson Mandela Bay residents block roads early in the morning to show their anger at failed service delivery

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23 April 2021

Coega residents torch buses and trucks, demand jobs

Coega says more than 86% of its workforce is local

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21 April 2021

PRASA service gets worse even as it hikes ticket prices

Broken stations and filthy, rusted trains on the Kariega – Gqeberha line

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21 April 2021

Shack dwellers blame municipal delays for children’s deaths

Illegal connections have claimed lives as residents of Ocean View settlement await electrification

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19 April 2021

Commuters stranded after taxi owner gunned down in Gqeberha

Taxi association says murder has nothing to do with its route operations

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15 April 2021

Workers at Dora Nginza Hospital downed tools over bonuses

Union says massive strike is looming over performance management

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13 April 2021