No shack, no vote, says Port Elizabeth mother after 20 homes demolished

20 shacks demolished by municipality

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 23 September 2020

“We cannot risk our lives by drinking dirty water”

Ward councillor blames poor quality water in Port St Johns village on theft and vandalism

By Buziwe Nocuze - 23 September 2020

Community blocks project to house elderly

They are demanding that the municipality first build them toilets

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 22 September 2020

Stop making patients wait outside, TAC tells clinics

Patient describes how they fear nurses

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 21 September 2020

Woman who sold municipal water told to leave her shack

Property owner outraged that his tenant took advantage of water shortages in Port Elizabeth

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 21 September 2020

PE’s Day Zero: a result of poor planning and a failure to fix leaks

Huge repairs backlog as crisis deepens

By Mkhuseli Sizani and James Stent - 21 September 2020

Anger erupts over PE water shortages

“We will not tolerate this forever because water is a basic need”

By Thamsanqa Mbovane and Mkhuseli Sizani - 18 September 2020

“It’s so painful when you see old people drinking dirty, smelly water with animals”

27 communities “crippled by the lack of water access during the Covid-19 pandemic”

By Marecia Damons - 18 September 2020

Unemployed youths threaten to shut shopping mall

Local young men and women are demanding jobs at a Port Elizabeth shopping centre

By Joseph Chirume - 18 September 2020

“They stabbed and stoned my horses” says Fairview stable owner

Dippin Blu Horse Racing considers legal action against its former workers after protest

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 18 September 2020

Uitenhage councillor excludes ward committee members for squabbling over projects

Committee members accuse the councillor of withholding money

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 18 September 2020

Foster parents paid after “technical glitch”

About 6,000 grants were paid late in the Eastern Cape

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 17 September 2020

Students say private accommodation is expensive and unsafe in PE

Protesters demand municipality convert derelict buildings into residences

By Joseph Chirume - 16 September 2020

Wildfires leave two dead, 100 homes in ashes

Four villages suffer losses in Nyandeni Municipality, Eastern Cape

By Johnnie Isaac - 15 September 2020

Shack owner sent away after boy is electrocuted by izinyoka connection

Despatch residents send delegation to municipal offices to demand electricity

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 15 September 2020

700 residents have a litre of water per day in Eastern Cape village

“We are pleading with anyone who can assist us … before we all die”

By Buziwe Nocuze - 15 September 2020