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“My cousin was stabbed to death this year … My friend’s uncle was shot seven times”

Minister promises new police station and anti-gang unit for northern areas of Port Elizabeth

By Joseph Chirume - 11 December 2018
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69-year-old woman scrap collector sleeps by the roadside

Eastern Cape women spend weeks on the road collecting ferrous metals

By Yamkela Ntshongwana - 10 December 2018
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N2 Highway: communities were not consulted, court told

Department of Environmental Affairs accused of unfair procedure

By Zoë Postman - 5 December 2018
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In this Eastern Cape school, learners borrow a broken toilet seat from one of the staff toilets

“This is not a school but a disaster waiting to happen”

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 30 November 2018
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Westville residents threaten further protests

Port Elizabeth informal settlement divided on relocation and development

By Joseph Chirume - 29 November 2018
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Getty Mrawuli, 70, has been living in one room for most of her life

“I am still waiting for that house,” says Duncan Village resident

By Chris Gilili - 29 November 2018
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Eastern Cape villagers say they’ve been left out of huge water project

Xonxa dam won’t benefit us, say Xonxa villagers

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 29 November 2018
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SAMWU calls for workers not to vandalise property during strike

Water and electricity supply disrupted after buildings burnt

By Chris Gilili - 26 November 2018
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New PE refugee centre struggling to cope with large number of applicants

Many applicants are turned away daily because of lack of capacity

By Joseph Chirume - 26 November 2018
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“My shack is a breeding ground for rats” says Duncan Village resident

Piles of garbage in the area have not been collected since September

By Chris Gilili - 26 November 2018
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Xolobeni judgment is vital to land debate

Gwede Mantashe is concerned about mining being halted, but the judgment is an incentive for the industry to change the way it operates

By Wilmien Wicomb - 23 November 2018
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Call for dam to be fenced after child drowns

Open dams in Cofimvaba have claimed several lives

By Yamkela Ntshongwana - 23 November 2018
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Wild Coast mine blocked by Pretoria court

Government and companies must obtain “full and informed” consent from communities before granting mining rights, says judge

By Zoë Postman - 22 November 2018
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Nepotism in Eastern Cape municipality to be probed

Investigation follows weeks of protests in Stutterheim

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 22 November 2018
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Support for men accused of vigilante murder in Lusikisiki

“We are waging a war on crime”

By Sibahle Siqathule - 22 November 2018
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Buffalo City employees on strike for better pay

Workers in East London want City manager to step down

By Chris Gilili - 21 November 2018