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Housing list sparks protests in East London

Police use tear gas and rubber bullets to quell two days of demonstrations in Nompumelelo township

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 18 April 2019
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Watson wind farm stopped - for now

Acting Minister upholds appeal of environmental groups

By John Yeld - 16 April 2019
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Eastern Cape immigrant shop owners say they pay for protection from “xenophobia”

Last week immigrant-owned shops in Cofimvaba were shut down for a day by SANCO

By Yamkela Ntshongwana - 12 April 2019
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Villagers use sheep shed while brand new community hall stands unused

Eight months after completion, Eastern Cape community waits for “official opening”

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 12 April 2019
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Farm workers accuse Department of Labour of neglect

Eastern Cape workers slam government for failing to uphold labour laws

By Joseph Chirume - 11 April 2019
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Villagers want authorities to build a wall to divide them

Residents in Zitha and Sicamba in the Eastern Cape have been feuding since last year

By Sibahle Siqathule - 11 April 2019
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Security guards demand municipal jobs

Guards march in Port Elizabeth

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 10 April 2019
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Uitenhage quick to fix pipes … when the problem is reported in the media

Complaints go unattended for years until reporters get involved

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 10 April 2019
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Feathers fly over Watson wind farm plan

Watsons planned to shoot Black Eagles, says Bosasa employee

By John Yeld - 10 April 2019
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“All we want is to see the government collect the rubbish”

Uncollected garbage in refuse bins has lined the streets of Uitenhage for three weeks

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 9 April 2019
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Fraud case against PRASA executive postponed

Mthuthuzeli Swartz’s lawyer says they are ready for trial

By Joseph Chirume - 5 April 2019
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Man with disability has waited 11 years for temporary accommodation

Councillor says temporary housing was given to people who did not need it

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 4 April 2019
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“The municipality is not collecting our rubbish, but they threaten to arrest us if we dump”

Residents say Queenstown is left with only one garbage truck

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 4 April 2019
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Workers close school for children with special needs

Teachers and learners find gates locked

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 3 April 2019
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School for deaf burgled four times and set alight twice

“All my colleagues are traumatised. We never expected such a calamity”

By Joseph Chirume - 2 April 2019
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Bobani must deliver on his promises to PE shack dwellers, say protesters

Councillor promises that informal settlements in NU29 will have services in two weeks

By Joseph Chirume - 1 April 2019