Eastern Cape

 
High court forbids expulsion of undocumented children
High court forbids expulsion of undocumented children
The high court in Makhanda on Thursday delivered a landmark judgment that will ensure that no child will be barred from education because they are...
Striking the balance in the justice system
Striking the balance in the justice system
Deep in the bowels of the Eastern Cape in the community of Bhityi, I stood among a cavalcade of officials and dignitaries as we officially opened a...
Importance of preserving the archive
Importance of preserving the archive
There are times when one cannot but think of South Africa as a bleak house of laughter and forgetting. Given our turbulent history, both from the...
NHI: How you can take back your power
NHI: How you can take back your power
How could everyday South Africans hold as big a scheme as the National Health Insurance (NHI) accountable for the quality of its care?
First LNG hub to be established at Coega
First LNG hub to be established at Coega
In his speech at Africa Oil Week 2019, Minister for Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe urged investors to pursue investment opportunities in...
​More arrests: E. Cape businessman, top former municipal official nabbed for fraud
​More arrests: E. Cape businessman, top former municipal official nabbed for fraud
A well-known Eastern Cape businessperson and a former senior municipal official from the same province were arrested earlier on Sunday in...
VW workers still seeking compensation after 20 years
VW workers still seeking compensation after 20 years
Hundreds of Eastern Cape auto workers are still fighting for compensation almost 20 years after Volkswagen South Africa (VWSA) fired them for...
We must invest in technical colleges
We must invest in technical colleges
It is seven years since the government’s national development plan (NDP) to realise our dreams by 2030 was unveiled. Yet it would seem that it...
From shacks to shops – new uses for abandoned state schools
From shacks to shops – new uses for abandoned state schools
Michael Malapane is from the Free State. But like so many other South Africans he has long left the place of his birth in search of economic...
Witnesses could help get justice for Viwe
Witnesses could help get justice for Viwe
November 5, 2018 was a Monday, and a relatively pleasant spring day in Johannesburg. One November in this city is much like the last: the mercury...
The real water crisis: Not understanding what’s needed
The real water crisis: Not understanding what’s needed
A serious multi-year drought in parts of South Africa’s Northern and
Dream of studying comes true
Dream of studying comes true
When Ayanda Martin left his hometown of Dimbaza in the Eastern Cape, in search of opportunity in Port Elizabeth, he did not think that just seven...