“Our living conditions are disgusting and dehumanising”

Sewage overflowing into homes in Gqeberha township

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News | 29 June 2022

Eight-month electricity delay sparks days of protest

Nelson Mandela Bay municipality says it is struggling to get crucial components to complete Kliprand electrification

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Brief | 22 June 2022

Parents shut down unfenced Gqeberha school

They are demanding that the Eastern Cape Department of Education commit to a date to safeguarding the school

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Brief | 15 June 2022

Government let our school go to ruins, say parents

Lack of fencing around Garret Primary in Gqeberha has caused damage to its infrastructure and is a safety risk for learners and educators

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News | 13 June 2022

180,000 Zimbabweans face deportation as permit deadline looms

Applying for a work permit is difficult and many have given up

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News | 10 June 2022

Bad driving, gang violence and a hostage situation: why there’s no water in Smartie Town

Hundreds of Gqeberha families have been without water since Sunday

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Brief | 9 June 2022

Gqeberha township without power since Wednesday

Residents of Govan Mbeki Village block major road, demanding electricity, water and toilets

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Brief | 6 June 2022

Township stock farmers want fewer fines and more help

Theft of stock and lack of grazing are problems

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News | 31 May 2022

Picket outside Gqeberha court to stop Shell seismic study

High Court asked to set aside the Department of Mineral Resources’ decision to award a seismic exploration right to Shell

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Brief | 30 May 2022

Court bid to stop seismic survey starts today

Shell’s attempt to explore for oil and gas off the Wild Coast was interdicted late last year pending the outcome of this hearing

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News | 30 May 2022

Nelson Mandela Bay residents threaten to shut down metro over water crisis

A community organisation set up to deal with water issues is to lodge a formal complaint with the SA Human Rights Commission this week

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News | 16 May 2022

Anger at Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality as water runs out and leaks go unfixed

Organisation calls for government to answer to Human Rights Commission

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News | 12 May 2022

Place Eastern Cape health department under administration, say workers

Clinics in Motherwell, Gqeberha, shut since Tuesday

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Brief | 22 April 2022

Terrified Zimbabweans are sending their possessions home

Cross-border bus companies say they are seeing fewer passengers but a huge increase in the amount of luggage

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News | 20 April 2022

“My dog gets water every day but these people get it every second week,” says ward councillor

Gqeberha shack dwellers shut down R75 on Wednesday morning, demanding more services

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Brief | 13 April 2022

Children with autism excluded from schools

Parents picket in Gqeberha

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News | 4 April 2022