Motorists pay volunteers to fix potholes in Nelson Mandela Bay

Fed-up with waiting for the municipality, residents have taken matters into their own hands

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 6 August 2020

R300,000 lotto grant for school comes to naught because of criminals

“They only left stumps of goalposts,” says primary school principal

By Joseph Chirume - 5 August 2020

Marchers call for job security and a basic income grant

Picketers in PE mark 1 August as national day for working class action

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 3 August 2020

Dozens of EPWP workers not paid since May

Workers say they’ve been given the runaround by the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 31 July 2020

“Improve conditions at all health facilities” demands TAC

Protesters give Eastern Cape health department seven days to respond to demand to produce Covid-19 plan

By Joseph Chirume - 30 July 2020

PE shack dwellers shut down neighbourhood

“We want to get the attention of this municipality. But if officials don’t address us we will stop all the projects in this ward.”

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 30 July 2020

PE parents demand shutdown of schools

Department reiterates that only the national cabinet can close schools

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 23 July 2020

Homeowners and shack dwellers clash over illegal electricity connections

“As long as the municipality does not provide us with electricity, the illegal connections will continue”

By Joseph Chirume - 22 July 2020

School Governing Bodies order immediate shutdown of primary schools

But Eastern Cape Department of Education says only Cabinet has the authority to close schools

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 20 July 2020

Community leader shot in escalating electricity battle

Attempts by SAPS and municipality to intervene have not yet reduced tension

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 20 July 2020

RDP homeowners and shack dwellers clash over electricity

Nkandla residents tried to remove connections from Endlovini informal settlement in Port Elizabeth

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 17 July 2020

“There are toilets but we cannot use them”

Mobile toilets lie on the ground for weeks in PE informal settlement

By Joseph Chirume - 15 July 2020

Residents destroy home of man accused of sexually assaulting five children

“We demolished his house because the justice system has failed us”

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 9 July 2020

Human Rights Commission monitor closes primary school

Three teachers test positive for Covid-19

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 9 July 2020

Truck drivers protest against employment of immigrants

Civic organisations warn of risks of xenophobia

By Joseph Chirume - 7 July 2020

Cash-strapped farm owner removed roof to force out farm dwellers

Owner says families broke agreement to leave made six years ago

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 7 July 2020