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Parents, learners shut down Port Elizabeth school

Construction delayed after Eastern Cape education department fails to pay building contractors

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 27 January 2020
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Why Makhanda residents are taking their municipality to court

Sewage spills are an environmental and health crisis

By Cecile van Schalkwyk and Catherine Sofianos - 24 January 2020
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R77 million school construction project stalled since 2018

Public Works says Eastern Cape Education Department has not been paying bills

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 24 January 2020
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Fifteen-year wait for KwaNobuhle bridge finally over

Construction underway on a new bridge where dozens of learners cross river daily

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 24 January 2020
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Eastern Cape hall named after Mandela is derelict

Blue Crane Route Municipality admits it’s at fault

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 23 January 2020
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Blind woman and mentally challenged grandson abandoned by authorities

No help from Home Affairs, Social Development or Health

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 23 January 2020
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Makana Municipality to appeal against judgment

Mayor says the municipality has improved and wants judgment dissolving it overturned

By Lucas Nowicki - 22 January 2020
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Children use electricity pylon as jungle gym

Residents of PE township where four children died after playing on rubbish dump call for recreational facilities

By Joseph Chirume - 22 January 2020
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Muncipality breaks its promise to fix taxi rank toilets

After six months, streams of urine still flow from broken toilets

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 22 January 2020
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Taxi driver told he owes municipality R68,000 for water

Water leak outside his house has not been fixed since 2018

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 21 January 2020
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Experts lukewarm on exams in isiXhosa and Sesotho

Support for policy but concerns with implementation

By Lucas Nowicki - 20 January 2020
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Court decision is major victory for Eastern Cape learners

Makhanda High Court declares new school admission policy unconstitutional

By Geoffrey Allsop - 20 January 2020
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Talks deadlock as PE bus strike enters fourth week

Workers want to be employed directly by the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality

By Joseph Chirume - 16 January 2020
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Families queue to get electricity reconnected

Relatives of deceased account holders must re-apply for benefits, says Nelson Mandela Bay municipality

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 16 January 2020
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Parents of child who died on Makana playground want compensation from municipality

“We have been complaining for years about the dangers of that playground”

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 16 January 2020
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Bus strike paralyses Port Elizabeth

Company and municipality blame each other for late payment of workers

By Joseph Chirume - 14 January 2020