Tension over electricity between families in shacks and government housing in Kariega

Wires swing like washing lines from the bungalows to the shacks

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News | 23 November 2022

Kariega school opens five years after construction started

Eastern Cape Department of Education blames delays on protests

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Brief | 14 November 2022

“We did not vote for water trucks and Jojo tanks”

Taps have been dry in sections of KwaNobuhle in Kariega for nearly two weeks

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Brief | 10 November 2022

No water, no electricity: stroke survivor Sizwe Memela has had enough

KwaNobuhle still without water in spite of promises by mayor

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Brief | 8 November 2022

Water shortage in Kariega has become extremely serious after a pipe burst

Residents roam streets looking for water trucks. Municipality says there has been a major burst on the Summit-Chelsea pipeline.

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Brief | 4 November 2022

Kariega families refuse to move from municipal land

Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality has warned them that it will demolish their structures soon

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News | 4 October 2022

In drought-stricken Mandela Bay, leaking taps are wasting precious water

We reported a leaking standpipe 18 months ago. It is still leaking

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News | 11 August 2022

Electricity poles uprooted by shack dwellers demanding power

Kariega protesters are threatening to intensify their action if City fails to meet their demand

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Brief | 28 July 2022

One 5,000-litre water tank for 5,000 people in Nelson Mandela Bay

“I am not the government!” RDP homeowner tells community desperate for water from his tap

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Brief | 15 July 2022

City blames illegal connections for “exploding” transformers

Townships in Kariega without power since the weekend

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Brief | 12 July 2022

Kariega by-election: “I voted without taking a bath. I was stinking!”

“No water, no vote” say voters fed-up with Nelson Mandela Bay’s water shortage

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Brief | 8 July 2022

Man dies after being hit by an electrical pole during protest for electricity

Residents are tired of waiting in the dark for the municipality to fulfil its promises

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News | 2 June 2022

Crowd outside court demand release of men following vigilante killing

Police were stoned on Thursday as they fled the crime scene with the victims

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Brief | 11 April 2022

Angry patients shout at striking health workers

Staff protest at Laetitia Bam Day Hospital in Kariega for a second week

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Brief | 4 April 2022

Unemployed women turn rubbish dump into netball field for young girls

Nelson Mandela Bay municipality says the project is in line with its plan to change illegal dumping sites into parks and outdoor gyms

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Brief | 1 April 2022

Stun grenades fired at protesting students

Exams and classes at Eastcape Midlands College in Kariega were disrupted on Friday over unpaid NSFAS allowances

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Brief | 25 March 2022