Kariega residents sick of living next to 300 vandalised toilets protest

“We have been patient for a long time” says protest leader

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Brief | 24 May 2024

No water for cooking or washing: KwaNobuhle families battle system breakdown

In one informal settlement, only one of 15 standpipes has water - and only for two hours at a time

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News | 25 April 2024

Outages leave Kariega families queuing for water in pouring rain

Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality says teams are working to repair the services

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Brief | 10 April 2024

Hundreds of people stake out plots for houses on empty land in Nelson Mandela Bay

Municipality says it will move against them

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News | 20 March 2024

Health department fails to pay security contractor, leaving guards without salaries

Company says it can’t pay guards until it receives R3-million it is owed

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Brief | 8 March 2024

KwaNobuhle families have to get their water from a hole in the ground

Taps have been dry since Friday because of a damaged main pipe

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Brief | 14 February 2024

Kariega land occupiers say municipality demolished their shacks illegally

Ten families who settled on land in 2019 have to move to make way for housing development

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News | 26 January 2024

Kariega clinic reopens after residents volunteer to act as security guards

Ten residents have volunteered to rotate guarding the clinic until the stolen fence is replaced

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Brief | 17 January 2024

Children kayak in Kariega’s flooded streets

Local business owners scupper latest effort by Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality to remove water

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Brief | 8 January 2024

It’s Christmas without water for hundreds of families in Kariega

Municipality blames water shortage on vandalism of pump station last March

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News | 22 December 2023

Clean our “stinking” canal, demand Moeggesukkel shack dwellers

Nelson Mandela Bay ward councillor promises they will get water by Christmas and electricity in January

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Brief | 29 November 2023

Kariega parents fight to save “beacon of hope” farm school

The education department wants to close Amanzi Primary School because it only has 114 learners

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Brief | 13 November 2023

Roads in Kariega have been flooded for months

Taxi association in Kariega says: “We were promised that the problem would be fixed but it isn’t”

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Brief | 3 November 2023

Sewage still seeps through Kariega streets and the mayor is nowhere to be seen

Promises made in July have not been kept

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News | 25 October 2023

Protesters block busy Kariega road amid five-day power outage

Nelson Mandela Bay councillor says many homes were plunged into dark after an explosion at the Mabandla substation

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Brief | 28 September 2023

Another Kariega leader shot dead

Two shootings one year apart have unnerved the community

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News | 12 September 2023