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Kliprand residents furious at council’s broken promise

PE protesters block roads, burn tyres

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 11 October 2019
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MEC promises better security for ambulance drivers

Emergency workers return to PE townships

By Joseph Chirume - 10 October 2019

Mystery stream has flooded PE township for 20 years

No-one knows where the water comes from

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 9 October 2019
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PE nurses strike escalates

Health workers are worried about their safety after a spate of assaults

By Joseph Chirume - 8 October 2019
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Don’t rob us, plead ambulance drivers

Emergency services workers protest in PE townships

By Joseph Chirume - 7 October 2019
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Medical staff demand better security at Motherwell clinic

Strike enters second day

By Joseph Chirume - 3 October 2019
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Dwindling water supply could lead to “job blood-bath” says Business Chamber

Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality dams at 36%

By Joseph Chirume - 30 September 2019
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Services delayed, inaccessible after wave of protests in Motherwell

“This has definitely affected development in the ward” says councillor

By Joseph Chirume - 16 September 2019
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“Keep our women safe” demand primary school learners

School protests against gender-based violence

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 12 September 2019
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Firefighters paint their faces black and blue

PE firefighters join the move against violence against women

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 10 September 2019
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PRASA’s Swartz back in court in October

Hearing postponed again

By Joseph Chirume - 9 September 2019
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Traditional leaders want land for initiation schools

Informal settlements in Nelson Mandela Bay are crowding out schools, they say

By Joseph Chirume - 2 September 2019
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Hundreds protest in Booysens Park to be moved to “safer areas”

Resident of Vastrap informal settlement have previously expressed their unhappiness with high crime rates in the area

By Joseph Chirume - 28 August 2019
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Unions march against crime in Motherwell

“Residents are only quick to blow whistles when they want to protest, but fail to blow the same whistle when they see criminals” says police colonel

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 22 August 2019
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Tensions between communities reach “boiling point” over electricity in Port Elizabeth

Mayor Bobani promises electrification of informal settlements and removal of all illegal connections

By Joseph Chirume - 22 August 2019
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“Our area is over 120 years old but still we have no electricity, houses, and roads”

PE residents barricade roads because of housing delivery failures

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 21 August 2019