Blind pensioner left in the rain without answers outside SASSA office

SASSA says her old age grant will be paid in February


13 January 2021

In the midst of water restrictions, clean water gushes out of taps in Uitenhage

But the municipality says it is “winning the war against leaks”


3 December 2020

Streets in central Uitenhage pile up with garbage for months

Nelson Mandela Development Agency says awarding a cleaning contract has been held up by a bidder’s objection


27 November 2020

Uitenhage protesters block roads, demanding toilets and electricity

Residents to meet with the municipality over their grievances on Tuesday


16 November 2020

Doctor accused of ramming car into protesting healthcare workers outside clinic

The protesters supported by NEHAWU and TAC are calling for higher wages


12 November 2020

Hip-hop artist told he must have a new ID number after Home Affairs mix up

Vakele Genu is unhappy with Home Affairs’ solution


10 November 2020

Shack dwellers want a share of toilet building tender

“Nothing about shack dwellers without involving shack dwellers” says member of new business forum


20 October 2020

Land occupiers tear down ‘unoccupied’ shacks in overcrowded township

Community leader says the group will have to answer for their actions at an upcoming mass meeting


19 October 2020

Police rescue man from vigilante justice in Uitenhage

Bobani Village residents destroyed a suspect thief’s shack and banished him from the informal settlement


1 October 2020

Learners are only attending this Uitenhage school once a week

Physical distancing impossible in current building, and department says construction on a new school can only be completed next year


30 September 2020

Community blocks project to house elderly

They are demanding that the municipality first build them toilets


22 September 2020

Uitenhage councillor excludes ward committee members for squabbling over projects

Committee members accuse the councillor of withholding money


18 September 2020

Unemployed Uitenhage men are making food gardening “fashionable” again

Food garden developed during the Covid-19 lockdown is showing results


28 August 2020

Can you guess the order these photos were taken?

An expensive troubled bridge over water

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26 August 2020

Dire conditions in Eastern Cape clinics made worse by pandemic

“In the fight against Covid-19, we have neglected primary health care” says Human Rights Commission official


24 August 2020

Residents suspect corruption over R1.6m Eastern Cape bridge contract

“My RDP house is worth more than this bridge”


18 August 2020