Articles for Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik

Nearly 600 families at a temporary relocation area in Durban share eight toilets

eThekwini Municipality says its water and sanitation unit is busy with repairs

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News | 17 March 2023

Parents of children with special needs boycott Durban schools

Parents complain that the KwaZulu-Natal education department is neglecting special schools


News | 15 March 2023

R6-million spent on water project but no diesel to run the pump

Taps have never had water in Mnyamaneni village, Eastern Cape


Brief | 10 March 2023

People’s lives are “not our responsibility” says NEHAWU leader

Hospitals disrupted as public sector strike intensifies

Vincent Lali, Chris Gilili, Liezl Human, Tariro Washinyira, Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik, Thamsanqa Mbovane, and Mkhuseli Sizani

News | 8 March 2023

Six years to renovate a police station and it still isn’t finished

Two construction companies have left the job incomplete


News | 7 March 2023

R10-million wasted on unfinished Eastern Cape sports centre

Now Emalahleni Local Municipality is going to fork out another R14.5-million


News | 28 February 2023

Eastern Cape municipality goes to court to block protest

Protesters are complaining about sewage, rubbish collection and water supply


News | 15 February 2023

Small Eastern Cape municipality spends more than R1-million on a meeting in a Durban hotel

Meeting is part of “building a better Matatiele” says spokesperson

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News | 15 February 2023

Protesters close down municipal offices, demanding water

Matatiele households have been battling water problems for years


News | 25 January 2023

Man dies during eight-hour wait for an ambulance

Only one ambulance for hundreds of villages in Matatiele


News | 8 December 2022

Matrics, commuters hit by Cape Town taxi strike

Taxi council wants the Blue Dot incentive programme to continue in the Western Cape

Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik, Daniel Steyn, Vusi Mokoena, Sisipho Bakana, Tariro Washinyira, Mary-Anne Gontsana, Peter Luhanga

News | 21 November 2022

Woman who survived mountain fall must wait six weeks for operation

Makemiso Ramabitle is in severe pain but her nearest hospital in rural Eastern Cape does not have capacity to perform the necessary surgery


News | 15 November 2022

Security guards conned by student activist hold picket at UCT

Guards ask students for forgiveness and to support their demand to be insourced


News | 12 October 2022

The student activist who gaslit workers and cost them their jobs

31 sacked security guards have asked UCT for forgiveness after being misled by Sibusiso Mpendulo

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News | 10 October 2022

Child drowns in occupied Cape Town nature reserve

Alunga Zonele was swimming in a vlei near the Driftsands informal settlement


News | 28 September 2022

Shack dwellers say they cannot afford solar power company’s monthly fees

Empowerment project stumbles in Khayelitsha, showing the complexity of providing solutions to informal settlements


News | 19 September 2022