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

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Brief | 28 March 2023

Court challenge to SIU findings against Nelson Mandela Bay’s Covid spending fails

The Special Investigating Unit found irregularities in a R26.4-million toilet procurement during the national state of disaster

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Law | 15 March 2023

Dismissed immigrant lecturers withdraw Labour Court case

Port Elizabeth TVET College agrees not to retrench them

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Brief | 14 March 2023

R6-million spent on water project but no diesel to run the pump

Taps have never had water in Mnyamaneni village, Eastern Cape

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Brief | 10 March 2023

Learners refuse to go to school where there is no water

Learners protest after municipality cuts off Fort Beaufort school’s water for three months

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Brief | 8 March 2023

Nelson Mandela Bay households have been told to boil tap water. But poor families say they can’t afford to

The combined dam level in the metro was below 12% on 7 March

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News | 7 March 2023

Six years to renovate a police station and it still isn’t finished

Two construction companies have left the job incomplete

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News | 7 March 2023

Striking guards block office entrance, trapping government workers for hours

The guards are demanding their bonuses be paid

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Brief | 3 March 2023

Urgently needed Makhanda water project six years behind schedule

Original completion date for the James Kleynhans Water Treatment Works upgrade was December 2017. It has now been moved to December 2023

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News | 2 March 2023

R10-million wasted on unfinished Eastern Cape sports centre

Now Emalahleni Local Municipality is going to fork out another R14.5-million

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News | 28 February 2023

Coffee Bay Flood: Man tells how he survived by grabbing tree

Eight confirmed dead. Search for two missing people continues.

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News | 24 February 2023

“R350 is an insult. It is even less than the lunch of a minister’s son a day”

Activist groups demand Basic Income Grant of R1,500 at Kariega protest

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Brief | 23 February 2023

Dismissed immigrant lecturers refuse request to withdraw their court case

Labour Court in Gqeberha postpones case to 14 March

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Brief | 22 February 2023

Komani flood victims spend the night on the roofs of their shacks

Enoch Mgijima Local Municipality says 227 emergency housing units will be erected within two weeks.

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News | 22 February 2023

Public Works employees sleep outside post office for a week waiting to be paid

Some spend R120 of their R810 salary on transport to Komani

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News | 21 February 2023

Maggots have taken over the toilets in this neglected small town in Makana

Families in Riebeek East outside Makhanda are forced to relieve themselves in the bush

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News | 21 February 2023