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Uitenhage public works employees want permanent jobs

Payslips printed on the back of lotto tickets

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 19 June 2019
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300 homes share eight pit toilets

Shackdwellers in Polar Park and Tyampolo, East London, are not even on housing waiting lists

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 18 June 2019
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Mdantsane residents close down ANC ward councillor’s office

Councillor Ntombizodwa Gamnca laughs off allegations that she is involved in dodgy housing deals

By Lisekho Madikane and Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 18 June 2019
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Health workers sit in at PE clinic following attack on nurse

Health department says it cannot deploy security guards into a room where confidential consultations take place

By Joseph Chirume - 13 June 2019
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Sewage floods PE streets

Residents say the problem started a year ago

By Joseph Chirume - 12 June 2019
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Residents told not to dump rubbish illegally … but municipality fails to collect their waste

For months Uitenhage residents have had infrequent garbage collection

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 10 June 2019
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Political spat over ‘leak’ at city council chambers in Port Elizabeth

Water running from council chambers for weeks

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 7 June 2019
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More charges being brought against Mthuthuzeli Swartz

Former PRASA executive’s case postponed till August

By Joseph Chirume - 6 June 2019
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Security guards demand employment from PE municipality

Guards march to City Hall

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 6 June 2019
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Lucky escape from fire for Uitenhage 79-year-old

Xolisile Yani’s chips and vetkoek business ruined

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 5 June 2019
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Gogo’s 20 year battle to change an error on her ID

Home Affairs is now investigating the matter

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 31 May 2019
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Buffalo City Metro residents demand removal of ward councillor

Nokuphumla Gamnca was suspended in March pending an investigation into corruption allegations

By Lisekho Madikane - 30 May 2019
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Small builders demand to know how much RDP houses in PE cost the muncipality

They allege that they have been underpaid

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 30 May 2019
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Informal traders in PE want municipality to build stalls and toilets

“If the municipality fails to intervene, we will end up bankrupt”

By Joseph Chirume - 30 May 2019
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Crucial Watson wind farm talks this week

Directors of controversial project to meet Department of Environmental Affairs

By John Yeld - 28 May 2019
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Ward councillor locked out of her office

Uitenhage small businesses demand share of road project

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 27 May 2019