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Small-scale farmers demand access to land

“Our animals graze in yards and graveyards because there is no land for us”

By Joseph Chirume - 23 August 2019
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Unions march against crime in Motherwell

“Residents are only quick to blow whistles when they want to protest, but fail to blow the same whistle when they see criminals” says police colonel

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 22 August 2019
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Residents say Peace Village is a “pigsty”

Raw sewage bubbles up in yards and runs in the streets of RDP housing project in Uitenhage

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 22 August 2019
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Tensions between communities reach “boiling point” over electricity in Port Elizabeth

Mayor Bobani promises electrification of informal settlements and removal of all illegal connections

By Joseph Chirume - 22 August 2019
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“Our area is over 120 years old but still we have no electricity, houses, and roads”

PE residents barricade roads because of housing delivery failures

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 21 August 2019
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College students protest against 80% attendance policy

Students claim that late payments of NSFAS allowances caused them to miss classes

By Thamsanqa Mbovane and Lucas Nowicki - 21 August 2019
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Eastern Cape village fights for its school

Children and teachers learn at the risk of the ceiling falling on them

By Johnnie Isaac - 21 August 2019
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Mdantsane community divided over suspended ward councillor

Residents say the ANC is failing both sides by not acting

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 21 August 2019
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Endlovini residents demand to know why electrification of their shacks stopped

About 50 people demonstrated outside Port Elizabeth city hall demanding electricity, toilets and water

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 20 August 2019
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Mom loses court case but scores a bigger victory for Eastern Cape patients

Supreme Court of Appeal has called on health minister Zweli Mkhize to “urgently address” the dire situation at government hospitals in the Eastern Cape

By Tania Broughton - 16 August 2019
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South African players on international draughts stage

Landikhaya Makeleni of KwaNobuhle hopes to challenge world champion Lubabalo Kondlo of New Brighton

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 16 August 2019
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Prayer meeting held for shot teenager

Sinazo Kleinbooi, 14, was shot and killed on her way home from school

By Joseph Chirume - 15 August 2019
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Eastern Cape villagers demand municipality fix their roads

Over 200 residents march to Intsika Yethu Municipality

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 15 August 2019
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Grade R learners told to avoid the school toilets and use the field

Eastern Cape Education Department says Mangelengele Primary School is too small to invest in

By Yamkela Ntshongwana - 15 August 2019
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Day zero in Butterworth

Not drought but municipalities caused water crisis, say residents

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 14 August 2019
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Drought and strike leave taps dry in Butterworth

Protesting residents block N2 demanding water tankers

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 12 August 2019