Man dies after being hit by an electrical pole during protest for electricity

Residents are tired of waiting in the dark for the municipality to fulfil its promises

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News | 2 June 2022

Crowd outside court demand release of men following vigilante killing

Police were stoned on Thursday as they fled the crime scene with the victims

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Brief | 11 April 2022

Angry patients shout at striking health workers

Staff protest at Laetitia Bam Day Hospital in Kariega for a second week

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Brief | 4 April 2022

Unemployed women turn rubbish dump into netball field for young girls

Nelson Mandela Bay municipality says the project is in line with its plan to change illegal dumping sites into parks and outdoor gyms

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Brief | 1 April 2022

Stun grenades fired at protesting students

Exams and classes at Eastcape Midlands College in Kariega were disrupted on Friday over unpaid NSFAS allowances

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Brief | 25 March 2022

Furious Kariega residents dump their garbage outside rubbish collectors’ homes

24 out of the municipality’s 36 trucks are still being repaired

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Brief | 18 March 2022

Staff shut down Uitenhage Provincial Hospital for several hours in protest over closure of TB hospitals

“They must bring us stats that say TB is not killing people anymore” says NEHAWU leader

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Brief | 10 March 2022

The “Friendly City” is filthy

Only 11 of Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality’s 36 refuse trucks are operational

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Brief | 9 February 2022

Man claims police assaulted him during stop-and-search incident

Police say docket handed to IPID

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Brief | 28 January 2022

Shack dwellers build ward councillor an office

“We want to be served closer to where we live” says resident

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Brief | 27 January 2022

Water crisis disrupts schools in Nelson Mandela Bay

Taps have been dry for ten days in KwaNobuhle

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Brief | 26 January 2022

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

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News | 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

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Brief | 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

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Brief | 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

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News | 12 July 2021