Articles for Thamsanqa Mbovane

Hundreds of Uitenhage residents queue for houses

Call to register on consolidated list raises hopes


Brief | 20 May 2019

KwaNobuhle residents demand their share of Uitenhage budget

Mayor promises 80% of capital spending will go to poor areas


News | 15 May 2019

Construction workers strike over training fund

Building of school grinds to a halt


Brief | 7 May 2019

Angry protesters burn tyres at PE City Hall

Qunu informal settlement residents have given City three days to respond to their demands


Brief | 3 May 2019

Security guards demand municipal jobs

Guards march in Port Elizabeth


Brief | 10 April 2019

Uitenhage quick to fix pipes … when the problem is reported in the media

Complaints go unattended for years until reporters get involved


Brief | 10 April 2019

“All we want is to see the government collect the rubbish”

Uncollected garbage in refuse bins has lined the streets of Uitenhage for three weeks


Brief | 9 April 2019

Workers close school for children with special needs

Teachers and learners find gates locked


Brief | 3 April 2019

Union outraged that Public Works employees sent to “no-go” areas in PE

Workers are not “bulletproof” says shop steward


Brief | 12 March 2019

Residents won’t let councillor return until their RDP houses are repaired

Office of Uitenhage ward 45 councillor shut since July 2018


News | 11 March 2019

Show of force by SAMWU in PE

Municipal workers hold large meeting outside Port Elizabeth City Hall, saying: “We want them to hear”


Brief | 8 March 2019

Thousands of litres saved as water leak in Uitenhage finally fixed

Municipality says leak was from house owner’s pipe but they were able to fix it


Brief | 7 March 2019

Thousands of litres of clean water spilling onto Uitenhage street

Residents say they reported leak in January


News | 6 March 2019

Selling prickly pears by the side of the road

This is not a job for the weak, says Uitenhage woman


Brief | 6 March 2019

Mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay says hands off Uitenhage land occupation

Over 200 shacks erected in Khayelitsha with ward councillor’s support


News | 1 March 2019