To round off the year, here are just a few snippets of stories Elitsha overed this year.
The school principal abandoned his post after he was accused by parents and community members of misusing school funds.
Community healthcare workers are on the frontline in the battle against the covid-19 pandemic, yet in the Eastern Cape are still ‘volunteers’.
Xenophobia is a serious problem in South Africa. Cross-border migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in the country face harassment and discrimination. Hundreds of incidents of anti-immigrant hate crime […]
The surge in numbers of students testing positive is a cause for concern for universities in the Eastern Cape.
Villagers in Ngqushwa in the Eastern Cape say they have marched and sent petitions to authorities but little relief has been provided to their shortage of water.
Nombanjana’s taps have been dry since 2014 but the villagers received no emergency relief during the covid-19 lockdown. When leaders protested to the Amathola District Municipality, they were arrested.
On World Day For Decent Work, trade union federations in South Africa declared a national strike against the winds of austerity blowing out the national treasury.
The unhygienic situation is a sign of an uncaring government.
Parents and SGBs of mud schools in Port St Johns say they have tried in vain to get government to build proper classrooms.
The Nessie Knight hospital which was meant to receive a R3-million upgrade in 2013 is being renovated seven years later due to covid-19.