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Health workers sit in at PE clinic following attack on nurse

Health department says it cannot deploy security guards into a room where confidential consultations take place

By Joseph Chirume - 13 June 2019
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Sewage floods PE streets

Residents say the problem started a year ago

By Joseph Chirume - 12 June 2019
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Political spat over ‘leak’ at city council chambers in Port Elizabeth

Water running from council chambers for weeks

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 7 June 2019
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More charges being brought against Mthuthuzeli Swartz

Former PRASA executive’s case postponed till August

By Joseph Chirume - 6 June 2019
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Security guards demand employment from PE municipality

Guards march to City Hall

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 6 June 2019
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Small builders demand to know how much RDP houses in PE cost the muncipality

They allege that they have been underpaid

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 30 May 2019
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Informal traders in PE want municipality to build stalls and toilets

“If the municipality fails to intervene, we will end up bankrupt”

By Joseph Chirume - 30 May 2019
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Union pushes for recognition by PE municipality

But accusations from leader receive strong response from SAMWU AND IMATU

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 22 May 2019
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These children have to step over electricity cables to get to school

“A time bomb waiting to explode”

By Joseph Chirume - 17 May 2019
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PE small business owners take on construction company

Dispute over budget for river project

By Joseph Chirume - 15 May 2019
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Lubabalo Kondlo is the world draughts champion, but he is struggling to make ends meet

He is on a mission to popularise the game in South Africa

By Joseph Chirume - 9 May 2019

Angry protesters burn tyres at PE City Hall

Qunu informal settlement residents have given City three days to respond to their demands

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 3 May 2019
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Security guards demand municipal jobs

Guards march in Port Elizabeth

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 10 April 2019
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Fraud case against PRASA executive postponed

Mthuthuzeli Swartz’s lawyer says they are ready for trial

By Joseph Chirume - 5 April 2019
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School for deaf burgled four times and set alight twice

“All my colleagues are traumatised. We never expected such a calamity”

By Joseph Chirume - 2 April 2019
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Bobani must deliver on his promises to PE shack dwellers, say protesters

Councillor promises that informal settlements in NU29 will have services in two weeks

By Joseph Chirume - 1 April 2019