Articles for Mkhuseli Sizani

People queue all night to get their chronic medication

A second clinic is desperately needed in Motherwell, says community leader


News | 17 August 2022

Strike in Amathole leaves towns without water

Municipality alleges “deliberate infrastructure sabotage”


News | 10 August 2022

Department promises new school after protest by fed-up learners

Plans for new buildings for Eyabantu Senior Secondary School are underway, says spokesperson


Brief | 4 August 2022

Pigs swim in the sewage outside my house, says protester

Gqeberha protesters block Old Uitenhage Road demanding changes to their living conditions


News | 28 July 2022

Teachers and learners at this school use a field as a toilet

Fort Beaufort school has 570 learners and 15 teachers and toilets don’t work


Brief | 21 July 2022

Gqeberha mother wants to leave the settlement where her son drowned

Residents of Waterville want to be moved from the abandoned salt pans where they live


Brief | 19 July 2022

“Our children play in fields full of poop and pee” says protester

Hundreds of Bayland informal settlement residents block roads in Gqeberha over electricity and basic services


Brief | 14 July 2022

“We live in a war zone” says mother pleading for better policing in Gqeberha

Nelson Mandela Bay district police commissioner agrees with protesting residents that there is no police visibility


News | 13 July 2022

Usable water in Nelson Mandela Bay is down to 2.3% of dam capacity

“This water crisis has put our lives on hold”


Feature | 12 July 2022

School site abandoned as contractor accuses education department of failing to pay

Meanwhile learners at Eyabantu Senior Secondary school in Fort Beaufort are crammed into tiny temporary classrooms


News | 7 July 2022

“Our living conditions are disgusting and dehumanising”

Sewage overflowing into homes in Gqeberha township


News | 29 June 2022

Over 500 Eastern Cape health workers down tools

Nurses want rural allowance. Patients at six hospitals and clinics in the Raymond Mhlaba Local Municipality wait for hours.


News | 28 June 2022

Fort Beaufort Provincial Hospital is a health hazard

Eastern Cape Department of Labour issues an Occupational Health and Safety probation notice


News | 24 June 2022

Eight-month electricity delay sparks days of protest

Nelson Mandela Bay municipality says it is struggling to get crucial components to complete Kliprand electrification


Brief | 22 June 2022

No ambulances for two months in Eastern Cape districts

Vehicles in any case not adequately equipped says civic organisation


News | 21 June 2022

Parents shut down unfenced Gqeberha school

They are demanding that the Eastern Cape Department of Education commit to a date to safeguarding the school


Brief | 15 June 2022