Articles by Siphokazi Mnyobe

Young George flood victims miss first day of school

Fundiswa Neti can’t afford to replace her children’s lost uniforms

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News | 19 January 2022

Start of stalled housing project a victory for Plett community

Two months ago Qolweni residents shut down the town, demanding answers about the project

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Brief | 31 August 2021

Taxi drivers block N2 at Plettenberg Bay over Covid-19 relief funds

A meeting between taxi drivers, associations, the municipality and provincial departments of transport and health expected on Friday

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Brief | 25 August 2021

Plettenberg Bay protesters close N2

Kurland residents want electricity problem fixed

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Brief | 4 August 2021

Plett residents in court after protests against stalled housing project

The project was approved in October 2019 but has yet to break ground

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Brief | 21 June 2021

Patients at a Knysna clinic wait outside for hours to get medication

Health department says it could soon be using a nearby church hall to dispense medication to prevent patients crowding at the clinic’s gates

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Brief | 18 June 2021

Two people died and dozens left homeless in Plettenberg Bay fire

Bitou Municipality is helping the fire victims

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Brief | 26 May 2021

Cape campus shut down for three weeks over NSFAS payments

Some students started returning to classes on Monday

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Brief | 29 March 2021

Temporary housing material worth R4m left unused since 2018

The materials will now be returned to the intended community

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Brief | 4 March 2021

This school goes the extra mile to feed its learners

”With the food I get from school I manage to eat during the day”

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News | 4 February 2021

Covid-19 beach closures hit small businesses in Plettenberg Bay

Plett Tourism says tourism has dropped by half

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News | 19 January 2021

Families “lost everything” in Plettenberg Bay fire

Some residents are being housed at a Temporary Relocation Area

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Brief | 1 December 2020

Millions of rands of housing materials dumped since 2018

Councillor blames disagreement in the community

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News | 23 November 2020

Situation tense in Plettenberg Bay

Community stops protests but vows to resume if housing construction does not start

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Brief | 13 October 2020

Week-long housing protest in Plettenberg Bay

Qolweni protesters stop traffic on the N2

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News | 30 September 2020

Hundreds riot in Knysna after two shacks demolished

Shops looted as protest spills onto the N2 stopping traffic for hours

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News | 22 September 2020