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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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”


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


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


Brief | 28 September 2023

Another Kariega leader shot dead

Two shootings one year apart have unnerved the community


News | 12 September 2023

Protesters support vigilante taxi drivers outside KwaNobuhle court

Five “jikeleza” drivers charged with attempted murder


Brief | 4 September 2023