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Education department is “showing us the middle finger”

Parents protest about the dilapidated state of three Uitenhage schools

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 22 February 2019
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Reconsidering South Africa’s approach to waste pickers

Waste pickers must be integrated into the formal waste management sector, says researcher

By Lucas Nowicki - 22 February 2019
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Eastern Cape residents must make way for taxi rank

Second time in four years that the people of Bhekela informal settlement will be moved

By Yamkela Ntshongwana - 22 February 2019
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School children block road to Alice

Five weeks into the school year and some classes have not started at Kuyasa Senior Secondary

By Lisekho Madikane - 21 February 2019
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1,000 families move onto vacant land as mayor freezes evictions

Residents name settlement “Bobani Village” after Nelson Mandela Bay mayor

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 20 February 2019
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“I want all my rapists to be arrested”

Rape survivor says the police have failed her time and again

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 20 February 2019
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Concern over high number of vigilante killings in PE

At least 13 people killed in past four months

By Joseph Chirume - 19 February 2019
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Buffalo City mum on its shoddy RDP houses

Residents say they occupied the poorly built, incomplete houses after they had stood empty for six months

By Lisekho Madikane - 15 February 2019
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Nelisa Pambane travels hundreds of kilometers to sell scrap metal

“I may not be employed but I will never let my children and me starve.”

By Nomfundo Xolo - 15 February 2019
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NEHAWU begins nationwide shutdown of colleges

Shutdown “indefinite” until demands are met says national spokesperson

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 14 February 2019
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Grahamstown residents queue for hours for water

Ageing infrastructure and drought blamed

By Lucas Nowicki - 14 February 2019
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Port Elizabeth clinic closed by crime

Councillor says 24-hour security needed at clinics

By Joseph Chirume - 12 February 2019
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Eastcape Midlands students protest over missing scripts

College “acknowledges and regrets impact” on students not having 2018 exam results

By Joseph Chirume - 7 February 2019
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PE parents protest for more teachers for overcrowded school

Almost 50 children to a teacher at Alfonso Aries Primary School, says protest leader

By Joseph Chirume - 6 February 2019
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Wild Coast community battles SANRAL and Gwede Mantashe

Dispute over future of N2 route takes interesting turn as contractor pulls out

By Wilmien Wicomb - 5 February 2019
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Protesting PE workers say they haven’t been paid

Municipality says those who are owed money will be paid at the end of the month

By Joseph Chirume - 28 January 2019