Articles for Kwanele Mketeni

Exams postponed at King Sabata College

Management decision follows student protests against delayed NSFAS allowances


Brief | 31 August 2018

Matatiele residents end protests after meeting with MEC

“It took a massive protest before they could fix the roads,” says community leader


Brief | 22 August 2018

Town poised for shutdown if transport MEC does not pitch

Three state vehicles torched in protests last week in Matatiele


Brief | 21 August 2018

Land occupiers in Mthatha won’t move until they get houses

Municipality says the vacant land is earmarked for a “major development”


Brief | 20 August 2018

School mergers worsen scholar transport problem

We have never merged two schools without consent or consultation with the community, maintains education department


Brief | 23 July 2018

Eastern Cape taxis threaten “strike” unless road is tarred

Money budgeted for tarring road was diverted for disaster relief in 2009


Brief | 18 July 2018

No toilets for informal settlement in Mthatha

The municipality says it can’t provide services because residents occupied the land illegally


Brief | 6 July 2018

Policeman accused of beating women because they are lesbian

Officer due to appear in court on 17 July


Brief | 3 July 2018

Mthatha commuters want central taxi rank re-opened

Ranks were closed at the end of April following scores of deaths linked to taxi violence


Brief | 26 June 2018

Workers at Walter Sisulu University demand to be insourced

Cleaners and security guards ask Mthatha municipality to intervene in negotiations with management


Brief | 13 June 2018

Lusikisiki residents demand water

ANC members organise march against ANC politician


Brief | 12 June 2018

Mobile police station for Walter Sisulu Mthatha campus

“This intervention was long overdue. We will now walk safer around campus,” says student


Brief | 11 June 2018