Makhanda

 
Age of environmental breakdown
Age of environmental breakdown
The Eastern Cape is being crippled by a drought. In Makhanda, the dams are dry and an entire city will have to live off one water pipeline. In...
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...
Makhanda’s prophecy must be fulfilled
Makhanda’s prophecy must be fulfilled
In April 1819, Mdushane ka Ndlambe of the Rharhabe section of the Xhosa declared war on the British colonial administration in Grahamstown...
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...
Makhanda’s thirst caused by inept officials and misrule
Makhanda’s thirst caused by inept officials and misrule
In the sweltering early morning heat, the fresh springwater glistens as it trickles from a pipe at the side of the N2 highway near Makhanda,...
Change the names to rid SA of its colonial, apartheid past
Change the names to rid SA of its colonial, apartheid past
The announcement in June that the minister of arts and culture, Nathi Mthethwa, had approved the belated name change of Grahamstown to Makhanda was...
Rhodes rages after suicide
Rhodes rages after suicide
It rained in Makhanda on Tuesday morning but still hundreds of students, staff and lecturers made the solemn march to the Settlers’ Monument,...
Life and death of a little river
Life and death of a little river
Writing the Ancestral River – a biography of the Kowie by Jacklyn Cock. (Wits University Press, 2018)...
What happens after the fest?
What happens after the fest?
Throughout the National Arts Festival (NAF), locals and festivalgoers agreed on one thing: every day of the NAF blurs into the next. Friends...

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