Articles for Lucas Nowicki

Glebelands Eight trial: Hitmen handed life sentences

Judge Chili said that the group operated as a “law unto themselves”

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Brief | 17 February 2023

Forcibly removed 60 years ago: Simon’s Town land claimants return

100 houses allocated to victims of the Group Areas Act

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News | 27 January 2023

Masiphumelele struggles to rebuild after devastating fire

About 1,800 people were left homeless in the second fire to rip through the township in less than a month

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News | 22 November 2022

Makhanda warned to brace for more water cuts

Long-awaited water project delayed yet again

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News | 6 October 2022

Changing the way a town views its car guards

The Abakhuseli Skills for Life project currently works with about 40 car guards across Makhanda

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News | 4 October 2022

Meet Makhanda’s self-taught pencil artist

Lubabalo Kosi captured the hearts of people in his community after winning a local government tourism competition

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Brief | 30 August 2022

Education department misses court deadline to pay educators

Eastern Cape education department has now promised to pay staff at a Makhanda school by the end of August

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News | 2 August 2022

12 years after a court ordered it, government plans to build a special needs school

Eastern Cape education department’s plan commits to building permanent school by 2027

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News | 4 July 2022

Despite rain, Makana municipality still cannot provide water consistently

Makhanda communities have had water shedding and cuts for over a year now

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News | 4 April 2022

Court orders Eastern Cape education department to deliver all textbooks by end of March

Judge says failure to deliver violates the Constitution

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Brief | 16 March 2022

Court to get education department to deliver textbooks

The department blames “unprecedented budget shortfalls” for the delay

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News | 4 March 2022

Shack dwellers accuse municipality of breaking promise to build houses

Msunduzi Municipality mayor says they’re doing what they can to ensure families live in better conditions

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News | 22 February 2022

Makhanda community take City to court over poor waste management

“Our homes smell like sewage and rubbish” says resident

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News | 30 October 2020

Rain brings no end to Makhanda water crisis

Dilapidated infrastructure to blame for water cuts

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News | 6 October 2020

Luyolo land claimants to wait another three years for housing project

“For years people showed us plans for housing then disappeared without anything being done. Many of us had lost hope”

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News | 27 July 2020

Cooking up a storm: restaurant staff protest across South Africa

Curfew and alcohol ban cited as major factors as the industry sheds thousands of jobs

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News | 22 July 2020