SAMWU members protest in Kouga in support of suspended shop stewards

Suspension followed strike over Covid-19 allowance

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8 April 2021

New “R4 million” taxi rank is useless, say taxi drivers

Tsomo taxi rank, which has been ready for two years, is too small for taxis to turn in, they say

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8 April 2021

Parents burn tyres and picket outside education department over incomplete school

No schooling until department pays the R8 million it owes the construction company, say parents

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8 April 2021

Education department promises bicycles to school pleading for scholar transport

School Governing Body member claims school has been asking for transport for ten years, but Eastern Cape government denies it

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6 April 2021

Grandmother watched her 3-year-old grandson being electrocuted

The boy’s family believes his death could have been avoided had the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality given them services

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30 March 2021

Parents protest at Eastern Cape education department after broken promises

“We are here to give the District Director seven days to respond to our memorandum of demands or he will see the wrath of the parents”

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29 March 2021

Principal accused of child abuse makes court appearance

Eastern Cape MEC for Education visits school and family

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25 March 2021

Controversial Watsons’ wind farm approval overturned on review

The company has been given until 1 April to appeal against the decision by the Department of Environment

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24 March 2021

Shack dwellers clash over illegal electricity

Ward councillor and residents blame community leaders for allowing more people to move in, resulting in overcrowding

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23 March 2021

Spar workers strike over pay

Union asked for 8.1% while the company is offering 3%

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23 March 2021

Gqeberha communities march on councillor’s office

They say he is neglecting his duty but councillor believes actions against him are “politically motivated”

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23 March 2021

Farm workers say they have nothing to celebrate on Human Rights Day

Illegal evictions of farm dwellers on the rise, says union

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23 March 2021

Rhodes University campus shut all week by students

Online teaching has continued

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19 March 2021

Bus services suspended in Nelson Mandela Bay: thousands of workers stranded

Taxi driver says they will torch any bus that operates in defiance of the strike

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19 March 2021

Gqeberha roads blocked by protesters demanding jobs

Unemployed Motherwell residents want to be prioritised by the Coega Development Corporation

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17 March 2021