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Prayer meeting held for shot teenager

Sinazo Kleinbooi, 14, was shot and killed on her way home from school

By Joseph Chirume - 15 August 2019
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Land occupiers say they paid R150,000 for plots, but where is the money?

Hundreds of people from Endlovini informal settlement in Port Elizabeth demand answers from ward committee

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 8 August 2019
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Spike in vigilante killings in Port Elizabeth

Police say communities resist investigations

By Joseph Chirume - 7 August 2019
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Asylum seekers have to wait a year for an appointment in Port Elizabeth

Appointment note leaves people seeking refugee status vulnerable to arrest

By Joseph Chirume - 7 August 2019
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Students lay charges of fraud against NSFAS

They allege that funds deposited by NSFAS are fraudulently withdrawn from their bank accounts

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 25 July 2019
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PE residents come out in numbers to demand better policing

“If the police are afraid to go inside our community, then who will protect us?”

By Joseph Chirume - 18 July 2019
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Workers at security company demand union recognition

Asked for comment, Impact Loss Control threatened legal action

By Joseph Chirume - 16 July 2019
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PE councillor’s house burnt and vehicle sabotaged

Twelve people arrested for public violence and intimidation

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 15 July 2019
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“The black poor majority on farms are feeling the rot of this system”

Farm workers and farm dwellers protest to demand rural reforms

By Joseph Chirume - 12 July 2019
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PE residents stop street works to demand jobs

Municipality condemns disruption of service

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 12 July 2019
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Security guards demand jobs from PE municipality

“When we go to the toilet, we shit water because our stomachs are empty”

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 12 July 2019
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Protesting small business owners stop meter reading tender, demand 30%

Supply chain management office closed by demonstrators ahead of R50 million tender deadline in PE

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 4 July 2019
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Only 15 toilets to serve 2,500 shacks in PE

“Half a loaf is better than nothing,” ward councillor says about the number of toilets to be shared by thousands

By Joseph Chirume - 4 July 2019
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Rubbish piles up outside expensive dump site

Motherwell residents say the hill is too steep to climb with a wheelie bin

By Joseph Chirume - 3 July 2019
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South African fruit hawkers chase away Zimbabwean competitors

“I want to survive like them. They must leave me alone,” says fruit seller in Port Elizabeth

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 1 July 2019
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Port Elizabeth residents close ANC ward councillor’s office

“We cannot accept the closure of my office. The office is owned by the community,” says councillor

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 28 June 2019