Covid-19: Health department warning on initiation schools

Eastern Cape will probe issuing of certificates when schools are still closed

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25 November 2020

Foster parents paid after “technical glitch”

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

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17 September 2020

IT crash blamed for leaving children hungry

Department of Justice says its working to resolve 129 outstanding payments

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7 September 2020

Dozens of brick and mortar homes built by occupiers demolished on Monday

Public Works claims it only demolished newly built and incomplete homes

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29 July 2020

Covid-19: Eastern Cape doctor describes life-and-death decisions

“There’s no doubt that this is the biggest challenge we face in the living memory of being in practice for 20 years”

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21 July 2020

East London community warned to remove illegal connections by Monday

Cuba residents have been protesting since Tuesday in a bid to stop the power utility from disconnecting them

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5 June 2020

SASSA applicants camped outside Mdantsane office

“I noticed that most people getting served were those who had camped here the night before, so I decided to join them”

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27 May 2020

Covid-19: Hundreds of social grant applicants turned away in East London

Scuffles break out as desperate people try to get to the front of the queue

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13 May 2020

Parents still scrambling to place learners in Eastern Cape

The provincial department says an admission committee has been set up to assist unplaced learners

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18 March 2020

Refugee mother owed nine months of child grants

Annie Tshimanga given the runaround by SASSA after her card was stolen

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2 March 2020

Buffalo City College students boycott classes over unpaid NSFAS allowances

Student leaders say students are being evicted because they cannot pay rent

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19 February 2020

East London eco-park is in ruins

Municipality denies it has neglected R14 million project

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30 January 2020

Blind woman and mentally challenged grandson abandoned by authorities

No help from Home Affairs, Social Development or Health

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23 January 2020