Articles for Lucas Nowicki

Dozens of Eastern Cape school upgrades abandoned

Lack of accountability leads to wasteful expenditure and mismanagement, says activist


News | 11 October 2019

Grahamstown court hears application for municipality to be placed under administration

City argues that court doesn’t have jurisdiction to do that


Brief | 13 September 2019

#AmINextProtest: police use water cannons against protesters

Demonstrators demand action from Ramaphosa

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Photo Essay | 4 September 2019

College students protest against 80% attendance policy

Students claim that late payments of NSFAS allowances caused them to miss classes

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Brief | 21 August 2019

Students demand to know where their NSFAS allowances are

Eastcape Midlands College says it “strictly adheres to NSFAS bursary rules and guidelines”


Brief | 26 July 2019

Veld fire causes Rhodes University to evacuate residences

Blaze brought under control and no damage to buildings


Brief | 24 July 2019

Gift of the Givers pulls out of Makhanda

The organisation says government will be paying about R10 million to companies for work it did


Brief | 16 May 2019

Faeces spread in president’s path

Protests in Makhanda ahead of Ramaphosa’s Freedom Day rally


News | 29 April 2019

Metrorail’s collapse costs those that need it most

“If I take the train and arrive at 11am, the boss can fire me”


News | 15 April 2019

Grahamstown schools hit by water cuts

No end in sight to Makhanda’s severe water shortage


Brief | 12 March 2019

Reconsidering South Africa’s approach to waste pickers

Waste pickers must be integrated into the formal waste management sector, says researcher


News | 22 February 2019

Grahamstown residents queue for hours for water

Ageing infrastructure and drought blamed


News | 14 February 2019

SAPS appeals police resources judgment

Social Justice Coalition says appeal will hurt vulnerable communities


Brief | 24 January 2019

Dis-Chem and Blue Ribbon workers march in Cape Town

Unions demand investigation into police behaviour during strike


Brief | 23 January 2019

Western Cape Education Department says test results have improved across grades

Standardised tests measure language and maths abilities


Brief | 22 January 2019

Tensions over land in picturesque Cape village

Greyton residents caught in the middle of a political battle


News | 21 January 2019