Blind pensioner left in the rain without answers outside SASSA office

SASSA says her old age grant will be paid in February

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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”

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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

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27 November 2020

Uitenhage protesters block roads, demanding toilets and electricity

Residents to meet with the municipality over their grievances on Tuesday

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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30 September 2020

Community blocks project to house elderly

They are demanding that the municipality first build them toilets

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22 September 2020

Uitenhage councillor excludes ward committee members for squabbling over projects

Committee members accuse the councillor of withholding money

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18 September 2020

Unemployed Uitenhage men are making food gardening “fashionable” again

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

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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

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24 August 2020

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

“My RDP house is worth more than this bridge”

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18 August 2020