Articles for Johnnie Isaac

Walter Sisulu students spend the night in jail after NSFAS protest

University says it is NSFAS’s responsibility to resolve the issue with students


Brief | 12 October 2023

Flooding in Eastern Cape: municipality blames residents, residents blame municipality

1,200 people evacuated in Nelson Mandela Bay after heavy rains

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Photo Essay | 16 May 2023

Community protest at court to demand release of local “crime fighters”

At least 16 people linked to a crime-fighting group face charges of assaulting suspected criminals in Butterworth


Brief | 28 March 2023

Many Komani shack dwellers dare not move to safety despite floods

The low-lying informal settlement of Silvertown has been under water since Wednesday


Brief | 10 February 2023

Sex workers tell minister police rape, rob and abuse them

Bill to decriminalise sex work released


Brief | 9 December 2022

“We just ran for safety,” says fire victim

Nompumelelo Maqhulumane is among nearly 160 left homeless by a fire in Buffalo City on Sunday


Brief | 8 November 2022

Eastern Cape towns without water for two weeks

Striking workers at Amathole District Municipality say they are not to blame

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News | 12 August 2022

Learners protest against “drastic and unacceptable” changes to school infrastructure law

Equal Education members demand Eastern Cape education MEC intervene


Brief | 14 July 2022

Rural Eastern Cape nurses demand special allowance

Health department agrees to meet nursing unions next week over allegations of unpaid allowances


Brief | 17 June 2022

Hundreds of Amathole workers march to block municipal manager’s reappointment

SAMWU accuses Mthandeki Mnyimba of being incapable of running the municipality and victimising workers who speak out against him


Brief | 9 June 2022

Municipality fails to pay its workers their May salaries

Community leaders call for Amahlathi municipality to be disbanded

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News | 6 June 2022

Eastern Cape farmers demand more support from government

Developing farmers marched to the provincial government on Tuesday to call for more security of tenure, more resources, and an end to corruption


Brief | 1 June 2022

Immigrants fear kidnappers in the Eastern Cape

Hawks say they are investigating 14 cases


News | 3 May 2022

Student nurses in Eastern Cape demand jobs from provincial government

The health department says it does not have enough money to hire these nurses when they qualify at the end of March


Brief | 11 March 2022

Buffalo City residents march on municipality with long list of broken services

Billing errors, overflowing sewage, pothole-ridden roads - these are just some of the complaints


Brief | 7 March 2022

Municipal officials accused of complicity in land grab

Buffalo City denies it but has launched a probe


News | 3 February 2022