Brief

Police rescue man from mob justice in Uitenhage

Bobani Village residents destroyed a suspect thief’s shack and banished him from the informal settlement

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 1 October 2020

250,000 domestic worker jobs lost in lockdown

Statistics South Africa survey shows dramatic effects of Covid-19 measures

By Marecia Damons - 30 September 2020

Learners are only attending this Uitenhage school once a week

Physical distancing impossible in current building, and department says construction on a new school can only be completed next year

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 30 September 2020

City gets court interdict to clean Dunoon toilets

Sanitech has had to be accompanied by law enforcement

By Peter Luhanga - 28 September 2020

Artist hopes portrait will haunt police

A life-sized portrait has been placed near the police station where a sex worker died in custody

By Ashraf Hendricks - 24 September 2020

“We cannot risk our lives by drinking dirty water”

Ward councillor blames poor quality water in Port St Johns village on theft and vandalism

By Buziwe Nocuze - 23 September 2020

Limpopo grandmother walks 2km to beg for water

Molemole local municipality has promised to send a water tank to the village on Wednesday

By Bernard Chiguvare - 22 September 2020

Community blocks project to house elderly

They are demanding that the municipality first build them toilets

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 22 September 2020

Woman who sold municipal water told to leave her shack

Property owner outraged that his tenant took advantage of water shortages in Port Elizabeth

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 21 September 2020

Picketers demand jail time for looters of Covid-19 funds

Campaign highlights the devastating impact of corruption on lives

By Nokulunga Majola - 21 September 2020

Unemployed youths threaten to shut shopping mall

Local young men and women are demanding jobs at a Port Elizabeth shopping centre

By Joseph Chirume - 18 September 2020

Uitenhage councillor excludes ward committee members for squabbling over projects

Committee members accuse the councillor of withholding money

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 18 September 2020

Foster parents paid after “technical glitch”

About 6,000 grants were paid late in the Eastern Cape

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 17 September 2020

Little hope for Knysna’s 9,000 backyarders

“I grew up as a backyard dweller and now I am raising my children as one”

By Siphokazi Mnyobe - 16 September 2020

Students say private accommodation is expensive and unsafe in PE

Protesters demand municipality convert derelict buildings into residences

By Joseph Chirume - 16 September 2020

Wildfires leave two dead, 100 homes in ashes

Four villages suffer losses in Nyandeni Municipality, Eastern Cape

By Johnnie Isaac - 15 September 2020