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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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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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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
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Former PRASA acting CEO charged with fraud, money laundering and theft

“He is simply dishonest and a law unto himself” chair of disciplinary hearing says about Mthura Swartz

By Joseph Chirume - 23 January 2019
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Ethel Mavaivai has been admitted to university at the age of 26 - but she can’t afford the fees

Immigrants, even if they came to SA as children, do not benefit from free tuition

By Joseph Chirume - 10 January 2019
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“My cousin was stabbed to death this year … My friend’s uncle was shot seven times”

Minister promises new police station and anti-gang unit for northern areas of Port Elizabeth

By Joseph Chirume - 11 December 2018
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Westville residents threaten further protests

Port Elizabeth informal settlement divided on relocation and development

By Joseph Chirume - 29 November 2018
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New PE refugee centre struggling to cope with large number of applicants

Many applicants are turned away daily because of lack of capacity

By Joseph Chirume - 26 November 2018
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New black fishing association launched

Chokka fishermen complain about working conditions

By Joseph Chirume - 21 November 2018
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Parents start imaginative project to stop children playing on dumpsite

“Some children developed rashes all over their bodies after playing with the rubbish”

By Joseph Chirume - 29 October 2018
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Rubbish uncollected for months in Port Elizabeth

Ward 58 councillor Mendiswa Makunga (ANC) stops assistant giving her phone number to GroundUp

By Joseph Chirume - 25 October 2018
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Home Affairs reopens refugee office it closed in 2011

“The courts had spoken. We had to do it,” says Deputy Minister of Home Affairs

By GroundUp correspondent - 22 October 2018
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Gang violence forces temporary shutdown of clinic in Port Elizabeth

Police secure the area

By Joseph Chirume - 18 October 2018

Community healthcare workers demand full-time employment

“We do all the dirty jobs in clinics yet we are not being recognised”

By Joseph Chirume - 13 September 2018
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Authorities respond after residents shut down clinic

Port Elizabeth clinic is plagued by crime

By Joseph Chirume - 24 August 2018
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National government to “go after” housing officials, blacklist contractors for rotten buildings

162 duplex flats to be demolished in Port Elizabeth

By Joseph Chirume - 15 August 2018