Nelson Mandela Bay says it will not provide services to new land occupations

The municipality is in the process of “formalising” 156 informal settlements by providing services like water, electricity and tarring roads


19 October 2021

Couple living with disability left homeless by fire

Yoliswa Maneli and Andisile January want to be allocated one of the many unoccupied houses in the area


24 August 2021

“If you loot, you will meet the long arm of the law after we catch you” warn taxi operators

A convoy of taxis made its way through several townships in Kariega on Wednesday, urging people to refrain from looting


14 July 2021

Dozens of Kariega spaza shops closed after incidents of deadly violence and looting

At least four people have been killed in separate incidents at different spaza shops in KwaNobuhle since Friday


12 July 2021

Rubbish collection stopped by garbage collectors demanding permanent jobs in Kariega

The workers say they were employed as casuals from 2018 until June 2021


9 July 2021

Only 24-hour clinic in KwaNobuhle was without running water for five days

Water was restored late on Monday after staff threatened to down tools


29 June 2021

Shack dwellers who own houses will have their shacks destroyed, warns municipality

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality is expected to start “formalising” about 140 informal settlements across the city this week


28 June 2021

Even the rats have left this household now that the cupboard is empty

Brother and sister used to rely on Covid-19 grant


17 June 2021

Protesters torch ten electricity poles in Kariega

Several communities surrounding Area 11 plunged into darkness since Saturday


1 June 2021

Parents win three year battle to build school

Construction of Kariega school was stalled because education department failed to pay contractors


27 May 2021

Learners sent home as taps run dry at Eastern Cape schools

Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber to adopt over 30 schools to help with water saving measures


17 May 2021

Desperate people queue for last Covid-19 grants

Grant was terminated at the end of April but some payments are still outstanding


12 May 2021

Two months without water in settlement for elderly and people with disabilities

Eight water tanks for 500 households in Dubai were last filled in February


10 May 2021

Protesters set fire to electricity poles in Kariega

“Let there be darkness for all” says man


5 May 2021

Kariega shack dwellers stop electrification project

Informal settlement residents are demanding their homes get electricity first


3 May 2021

Children play in sewage in Gqeberha

Residents of Motherwell are demanding a permanent solution to the blocked drains


22 April 2021