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I can’t even let someone hold my kids on their lap, says rape survivor

Mother tells of successive rapes when she was a child

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 9 September 2019
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Transgender activists parade in Uitenhage

“It is very difficult to be who we are”

By Joseph Chirume - 5 September 2019
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Uitenhage taxi drivers join protests against crimes against women

“Not in our taxi rank, not in our taxis, not in our homes, and not in our names”

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 4 September 2019
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Exams suspended at eight TVET campuses

Students and management accuse each other of failing to negotiate

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 2 September 2019
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Despatch housing project halted by “political tensions”

A group of residents have occupied a housing project site in a protest against their ward councillor

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 30 August 2019
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Police fire rubber bullets, teargas to disperse protesting students

Eastcape Midlands College suspends classes at Uitenhage campus

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 29 August 2019
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115 households in Despatch left in the cold while municipality and Housing Development Agency shift blame

“Every morning I wake up and sit on that cement foundation just to get the sun”

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 29 August 2019
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“My RDP house has robbed me of my legs”

Official says Nomvula Frans’s home will be prioritised to make it suitable for her disability

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 27 August 2019
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Endlovini residents burn rubble at councillor’s office

Protesters demand toilets and electricity

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 26 August 2019
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Small business owners shut down civil engineering project in Uitenhage

The group is demanding 30% of the value of an erosion control contract

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 23 August 2019
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Residents say Peace Village is a “pigsty”

Raw sewage bubbles up in yards and runs in the streets of RDP housing project in Uitenhage

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 22 August 2019
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South African players on international draughts stage

Landikhaya Makeleni of KwaNobuhle hopes to challenge world champion Lubabalo Kondlo of New Brighton

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 16 August 2019
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Students protest at gates of college

“We have not had lessons since 11 July” says student

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 5 August 2019
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Man set alight in scuffle over municipal tender

Small business owner Vuyani Zinto says a ward committee member poured petrol over him when he tried to stop a fencing and flooring project

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 26 July 2019
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Learners sing for new bridge to cross treacherous river to school

Scholars from Solomon Mahlangu High and Aston Gontshi Primary protested on Friday

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 19 July 2019
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Child dies in shack fire while mother was out keeping neighbourhood safe

17-month-old Kungawo Mondile died on Tuesday night in Bobani Village

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 19 July 2019