Articles for Thamsanqa Mbovane

Unions claim victory in Port Elizabeth municipal back pay agreement

Trollip says coalition council has resolved decades of impasse with workers


Brief | 13 July 2018

300 toilets without houses after five years

Uitenhage housing beneficiaries were moved to the toilets a year ago


Brief | 12 July 2018

Municipality fails to fix burst pipe for two years, says resident

Uitenhage resident says area around his house remains waterlogged despite reporting the problem to the City several times


Brief | 9 July 2018

Health workers strike for safer working conditions

Protestors demanded panic buttons, regular police patrol and guns for security guards


Brief | 2 July 2018

Protesters accuse ANC of job favouritism and shut down construction site

Residents of KwaNobuhle demand repairs to their RDP homes


Brief | 27 June 2018

Unsuspecting SASSA beneficiary duped into getting green EasyPay card

Beneficiary claims he was told green card operates the same way as the official SASSA card.


News | 25 June 2018

Chaos in Uitenhage as angry residents demand housing repairs

Protestors claim ward councillor only serves ANC members


Brief | 21 June 2018

Izikhothane task team acts against Uitenhage’s flashy spenders

“I love being isikhothana. It makes me feel like a celebrity”


News | 20 June 2018

PE municipal workers threaten to intensify strike

Workers demanding back pay


Brief | 19 June 2018

Protesters who targeted funeral processions finally get houses

Uitenhage families moved after 20 years in shacks


News | 13 June 2018

Ward committee members protest outside PE council meeting

Protesters demand higher stipends and better equipment


Brief | 30 May 2018

Teen judo fighter from Uitenhage flies to Burundi

Lithemba Magajana found a sponsor to the African Judo Cadet Championship


Brief | 10 May 2018

Uitenhage gogo feeds 100 people daily

Sheila Isaacs offers free meals to those in need


News | 20 April 2018

Judo SA needs funds for young Eastern Cape fighter

Lithemba Magajana has been selected to take part in the African Judo Cadet Championships in Burundi in May


Brief | 16 April 2018