Parents burn tyres and picket outside education department over incomplete school

No schooling until department pays the R8 million it owes the construction company, say parents

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8 April 2021

Parents shut school to force education department to pay its bills

Construction on a much needed new school in Kariega will halt if the building company is not paid

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15 March 2021

Home Affairs bureaucracy: Woman can’t get an ID or register her child’s birth

Tashreeqa Isaacs’s life is mired in red tape because of an error that happened 18 years ago

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15 March 2021

Kariega’s new R25 million sports complex has opened

This follows several years of protests by residents demanding more facilities for their community

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8 March 2021

Kariega police vehicles back on the road after a year

Ten vehicles that had minor faults have now been repaired

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8 March 2021

Pothole users get water

Shack dwellers that used a flooded pothole to bathe their children now have clean water supply

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5 March 2021

School left with incomplete building

Construction company says it is owed R8 million by Eastern Cape education department

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2 March 2021

Protest against dismissal of Volkswagen shop stewards

Company says a disciplinary inquiry was held and that workers admitted to making false claims

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3 February 2021

More than half the vehicles at a Uitenhage police station are not working

A burst tyre is enough to put a police vehicle out of action for over seven months

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3 February 2021

Filthy train station has been cleaned … but not by PRASA

GroundUp report prompts Freedom Front Plus members to clean up De Mist station in Uitenhage

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27 January 2021

Shack dwellers disrupt water and electricity project in Uitenhage

The two projects are meant to benefit elderly, disabled and blind residents whose 500 informal structures are being built in the area

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20 January 2021

The weeds are growing waist-high on Eastern Cape train stations

Toilets, basins, light bulbs, doors have been stolen

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20 January 2021

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