Protesters from 68 Eastern Cape villages converge in Bhisho to demand clean water

Representatives march to the provincial office of COGTA under the banner of the Inyanda National Land Movement


News | 16 October 2023

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

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

Eastern Cape community health workers protest about job cuts

Union wants national government to “prevent a catastrophic health crisis in the Eastern Cape”


News | 18 January 2022

Covid-19: Circumcision schools suspended in Eastern Cape

Teams sent to Chris Hani, Komani, OR Tambo and Port St John’s to “rescue boys” in illegal schools, says Provincial Chair of House of Traditional leaders


News | 23 March 2020

Equal Education pickets outside Eastern Cape State of the Province address

EE wants R4.3 million saved at this year’s official opening of the legislature to be allocated to fixing schools


Brief | 28 June 2019

Bhisho ratepayers rebel

On Monday protesters shut down the Eastern Cape capital


Brief | 30 April 2019

NEHAWU threatens to “close” Eastern Cape

Union says provincial health department is dysfunctional


Brief | 25 October 2018

Court orders end to mud schools

Equal Education scores major victory in Bhisho


Brief | 19 July 2018

Education department argues it’s not responsible for shoddy schools

Judgment reserved in case on norms and standards in Bhisho High Court

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Law | 16 March 2018

Equal Education in court against Motshekga over broken schools

Education department says it is dependent on other parts of government to fix schools

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News | 15 March 2018

Health care workers fight for recognition by department

“When I die, my children get nothing after so many years of working. I get nothing even when I retire; not even UIF”


News | 10 November 2017

Fort Hare students to be evicted

Bhisho High Court grants order


Brief | 4 October 2016

Some Bhisho families have two RDP houses, while others have none

Residents of Tyutyu Location still waiting for their houses


Brief | 2 August 2016

“Glitch” with invoice delays R34 million Bhisho memorial centre

Department of Public Works did not pay engineers


News | 28 July 2016

“My school looks like a place for cows”

Eastern Cape students march on Bhisho


News | 25 April 2016