Hundreds of new homes demolished in Port Elizabeth

Municipality demolishes shacks as they are being built

By Joseph Chirume - 1 July 2020

Police fire stun grenade at workers protesting in PE

Three people were arrested during the scuffle on Monday

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 29 June 2020

Vandalism during lockdown drains Motherwell school’s budget

Parents have started patrolling the grounds to scare off vandals

By Joseph Chirume - 29 June 2020

“Commuters have to urinate in the open,” says PE taxi driver

Taxi rank public toilets badly vandalised last year have remained closed

By Joseph Chirume - 24 June 2020

Parents burn tyres outside home of man accused of sexually assaulting children

NPA say placing the matter on the court roll prematurely could prejudice thier case

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 22 June 2020

New occupation in Uitenhage named Covid Village

Municipality says it is still considering whether to formalise the housing or to follow legal processes for removal

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 19 June 2020

Eastern Cape mud school “falling apart” say parents

Parents say they have been asking the department for a new school for over 20 years

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 18 June 2020

Uitenhage stylist uses his hair to protest against Covid-19 lockdown

“What have we done?” asks Onele Cembi

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 15 June 2020

Residents clash with land occupiers in Uitenhage

Municipality says land is earmarked for beneficiaries of de-densification programme

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 12 June 2020

Motherwell school shut down by parents worried about safety

Eastern Cape Department of Education says 94% of schools had received personal protective equipment

By Joseph Chirume - 12 June 2020

People who have recovered from Covid-19 say they are stigmatised

“No one visited our house anymore. So we left Port Elizabeth”

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 12 June 2020

Workers take PE municipality to CCMA

Union wants Nelson Mandela Bay to implement a resolution made in 2018 to employ workers permanently

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 12 June 2020

Humewood police accused of using coronavirus as an excuse to get off duty

Police spokesperson says it is unnecessary to close an entire station and send all officers for testing

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 11 June 2020

Young carpenter turns dumped wood into curios

Ulundi Mpulu, 21, founded House of Pallets, a curio shop and African kitchen

By Joseph Chirume - 11 June 2020

20 years later, Eastern Cape community wins right to its land

Supreme Court of Appeal upholds landmark decision

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 10 June 2020

School defies vandals and re-opens

A security fence was supposed to be installed around Joe Slovo Primary in Port Elizabeth but the lockdown delayed that plan

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 10 June 2020