Articles for Mkhuseli Sizani

Spread of swine fever blamed on poor farming

This infectious disease has hit the pockets of many families in Nelson Mandela Bay who rely on pigs to generate an income

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News | 1 December 2022

Some Eastern Cape learners walk 20km to and from school. Every day.

15,000 learners who need transport are not getting it. And from next year there’ll be 22,000 more.

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News | 25 November 2022

Gqeberha protesters block roads after toilet cleaning company downs tools

Govan Mbeki Village residents say the municipality has not paid the cleaning company

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Brief | 21 November 2022

“We begged them not to take our belongings”

Homeless community removed from Gqeberha’s Grahamstown Bridge

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Brief | 11 November 2022

Electricity meters installed after months of protests are faulty, say Gqeberha shack dwellers

Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality warns of fines of up to R8,000 for using izinyoka connections

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News | 2 November 2022

Xhora Mouth in the Eastern Cape is starting to thrive

The making of a vibrant village

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Feature | 2 November 2022

Rural Amathole villages unite to fix water scheme

Residents of 40 villages are working with the municipality to fix the R125-million Mncwasa water scheme

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News | 26 October 2022

Homeless: Gqeberha’s quiet recycling squad

People on the street collect cans, plastic and wood to survive

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Feature | 25 October 2022

“The municipality dumped us here like rubbish” says Gqeberha woman

Many of Rolihlahla’s households were moved to the prefabricated bungalows by the Nelson Mandela Bay municipality because of Covid

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News | 24 October 2022

Video: Cikizwa wants to go to school

The Eastern Cape learner is kept waiting for a place in high school, after five years of treatment for a spinal condition

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Video | 13 October 2022

Disabled people moved because of Covid are living in filthy conditions

One man in Gqberha had to build his own ramp into his house

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News | 13 October 2022

Families displaced by floods in 1976 still waiting to be housed

No progress since 2013 on Eastern Cape housing repair project

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News | 6 October 2022

This small, solar-powered clinic has greatly improved primary health care for Eastern Cape villagers

Nonprofit Bulungula Incubator’s community-based clinic has brought accessible health care to Xhora Mouth

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Feature | 3 October 2022

This project has transformed education in a remote part of the Eastern Cape

“Most of the time, we only had school once a week”

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Feature | 29 September 2022

Gqeberha taxi driver dies after crashing into a protest barricade

Protest called off after mayor promises chemical toilets

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News | 16 September 2022

Closure of SASSA pay points “catastrophic” for pensioners in rural areas

Elderly people in rural Eastern Cape are paying R120 to go and collect their grants

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News | 15 September 2022