Generous households punished with high water bills

Residents of Eastern Cape town who shared their water face bills of up to R13,000


News | 7 August 2020

Covid-19: Premier Mabuyane witnesses huge queues for social grants

“Our biggest concern is when the virus reaches rural areas and townships”

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Brief | 30 March 2020

Eastern Cape learners demand basic infrastructure for schools

Students doubt the education department will meet its 2020 deadline for norms and standards


Brief | 18 October 2019

Shack dwellers in King William’s Town won’t relocate for electrification

Upgrade to Kanana Village means a hundred residents need to demolish their shacks


News | 12 March 2019

School children block road to Alice

Five weeks into the school year and some classes have not started at Kuyasa Senior Secondary


Brief | 21 February 2019

No more mud, asbestos, metal and wood: understanding the Equal Education court victory

Bhisho High Court emphasises that cabinet ministers have to explain all their decisions


Law | 27 July 2018

“Our government does not care about us - they only take care of wild animals”

Conflict between humans and wildlife in the Eastern Cape


Brief | 8 September 2017

Eastern Cape learners tackle MEC over lack of toilets at schools

“Our toilets are in no conditions to be used. They are dirty and there are no bins to throw our sanitary pads.”


News | 11 August 2017

Eastern Cape community gets water after protests

Kei Road residents agree to liaise with government


Brief | 1 June 2017

Township comes to week-long standstill during protest action

Kei Road Location school and clinic closed and taps run dry


News | 19 May 2017

Systemic “failure in Eastern Cape education”

Thousands march to education department in King William’s Town on Freedom Day

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News | 28 April 2017

Two years later, Eastern Cape school still has broken roof

Neglected King William’s Town school also lacks teachers


News | 23 January 2017

Learners’ photos expose conditions at their schools

Exhibition in Zwelitsha marks missed deadline for fixing schools

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News | 30 November 2016

ANC members tire of waiting for imposed ward councillors to resign

Residents of King William's Town and Qunu protest against councillors


News | 14 November 2016

ANC supporters in court over attack on rival candidate

Tension boils over in Eastern Cape ward

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News | 27 July 2016