Eastern Cape

 
Hawks probe R111m hospital fraud
Hawks probe R111m hospital fraud
The Hawks are investigating an alleged fraudulent payout of more than R110-million by the Eastern Cape health department. The money, desperately...
Rise of the new construction ‘mafia’
Rise of the new construction ‘mafia’
They have been dubbed criminal, and labelled the construction mafia. Their proponents believe they are legitimate agents of “radical economic...
‘What can you do for your country?’
‘What can you do for your country?’
‘What will you do with your education from Nelson Mandela University to change the world — for your family, your community, your...
Many memories make history
Many memories make history
My father’s mother — my “Amma”— turned 80 last year. To celebrate, my family decided to take her to Cape Town for the first time...
How the UN’s new strategy could help development goals in the Eastern Cape
How the UN’s new strategy could help development goals in the Eastern Cape
A group of the most vulnerable youngsters in the Eastern Cape has shown that a plan by the United Nations (UN) to help reach its sustainable...
Pupils at four Eastern Cape schools get ticket to ride
Pupils at four Eastern Cape schools get ticket to ride
The Eastern Cape department of education has agreed to provide transport to pupils who are walking 10km or more to school.
Residents go to court for dissolution of ANC-led Makana Municipality
Residents go to court for dissolution of ANC-led Makana Municipality
The Unemployed People’s Movement (UPM), a grassroots activist organisation in Makhanda in the Eastern Cape, has filed a court application where...
Pupils still forced to walk to class
Pupils still forced to walk to class
Parents in the Eastern Cape have to pay R500 a month for private transport to ferry their children to school, even though they qualify for...
Xolobeni judders as mining hovers
Xolobeni judders as mining hovers
Village residents dropped their ploughing implements and ran in panic when they spotted a helicopter hanging low over the cluster of grass-thatched...
As rivers run dry, Day Zero strikes Eastern Cape’s villages
As rivers run dry, Day Zero strikes Eastern Cape’s villages
Winding through the valleys of the Eastern Cape, the Qwaninga River creeps towards a cluster of buildings hidden deep in the hills. It licks the...
Slice of life: I was inspired to be an activist
Slice of life: I was inspired to be an activist
I wanted to be an activist since I was 11. That’s when I started attending community meetings. The first community meeting was about this water...
Omotoso rape trial postponed pending ConCourt outcome
Omotoso rape trial postponed pending ConCourt outcome
The rape trial of controversial televangelist Timothy Omotoso has been postponed to April 16 pending the outcome of his Constitutional Court...

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