Municipality liable for child shot by mayor’s bodyguard

Five-year-old suffered severe brain damage and paralysis


Law | 23 September 2022

Yet again no trains operating in Eastern Cape

Commuter costs have doubled and tripled on major routes as a result


Brief | 20 September 2022

Gqeberha taxi driver dies after crashing into a protest barricade

Protest called off after mayor promises chemical toilets


News | 16 September 2022

Traditional court condemns 19-year-old to grisly death

Accused of stock theft in 2020, Abulele Kwindana was killed. More than two years later, no-one has been charged with his murder.


News | 16 September 2022

Closure of SASSA pay points “catastrophic” for pensioners in rural areas

Elderly people in rural Eastern Cape are paying R120 to go and collect their grants

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News | 15 September 2022

Delivery truck torched by protesters furious with municipality

Westville shack dwellers blame Nelson Mandela Bay municipality for housing delays


News | 14 September 2022

Reinstate whistleblower – court orders Eastern Cape health MEC

A woman has been compensated for the “punishment” she received for reporting attempted nepotism in the department


Law | 13 September 2022

More than 20 families share one pit toilet in this East London settlement

The municipality has plans to relocate them once suitable land is identified


Brief | 8 September 2022

Health MEC liable for patient who fell to his death, court rules

Judge found that the patient had not been properly medicated or monitored


Law | 5 September 2022

Seismic judgment: Court overturns exploration rights granted to Shell

The court has put a stop to the seismic survey along the Wild Coast


Law | 1 September 2022

No light at the end of the tender for Eastern Cape villages

Millions have been spent on the Sivumela project and eight years later, hundreds of households are still without electricity


News | 1 September 2022

This is not a broken bus. This is a classroom in an Eastern Cape school.

“This is an underperforming school and the Department of Education … are doing nothing about it”


Brief | 30 August 2022

Meet Makhanda’s self-taught pencil artist

Lubabalo Kosi captured the hearts of people in his community after winning a local government tourism competition


Brief | 30 August 2022

Delays in cleaners’ contracts leave toilets dirty and blocked

Nearly 400 households at Kliprand informal settlement in Gqeberha share these toilets


News | 29 August 2022

Teenager electrocuted in Gqeberha river

This was the second electrocution in the Chatty River in August


News | 23 August 2022