Immigrants in Gqeberha say they live in fear after Cele and Mbalula’s remarks

“They came here to fan xenophobia” says informal trader

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22 October 2021

Equipment worth more than R6 million stolen from technical school in Gqeberha

Parents and learners demand the the department provide proper fencing around the school

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21 October 2021

Pregnant women queue all night outside abortion clinic

“Poor treatment like this forces some of the women to go for illegal abortions”

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21 October 2021

Mthatha families buy their own transformers to electrify their homes

“Children want electricity to do their school assignments”

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20 October 2021

Nelson Mandela Bay says it will not provide services to new land occupations

The municipality is in the process of “formalising” 156 informal settlements by providing services like water, electricity and tarring roads

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19 October 2021

Thousands struggle daily to get water in Mthatha

Municipal supplied jojo tanks were last filled in August in Joe Slovo Extension

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18 October 2021

Human Rights Commission asked to look into post-apartheid forced removal

255 people live in dire circumstances in “Soweto” in Mthatha after they were forcefully relocated in 2012

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18 October 2021

Stinking, broken, overflowing: these are the pit toilets Eastern Cape learners are expected to use at school

1,500 schools in the province still have pit toilets and some schools can’t afford to get them emptied

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15 October 2021

Cele promises action after Gqeberha violence

Minister says police will be on high alert

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14 October 2021

Waiter who lost his job during lockdown now runs his own pizza takeaway

Takesure Ranjisi makes pizza and sells it from a container in Walmer township

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12 October 2021

Makhanda dumpsite occupiers say they have nowhere else to go, as municipality tries to upgrade it

Company awarded R20m to refurbish the site. But a dispute with a subcontractor threatens the project.

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7 October 2021

An Eastern Cape municipality promised its residents houses over a decade ago. They’re still waiting

If residents accept a proposal by the province they will get houses with pit latrines and water tanks within two years

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5 October 2021

Failed RDP project leaves 71 households with toilet buildings but no houses

Eastern Cape government departments pass the buck and kill the project in bureaucracy

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29 September 2021

Don’t close our little school, parents tell Eastern Cape education department

Department says the Addo school is no longer viable and plans to move the 30 learners to surrounding schools

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29 September 2021