A challenge by the South African Squid Management Industrial Association has been at the centre of the delay experienced by small-scale fishers in Gqeberha.
As Covid-19 rages on with residents not adhering to preventive measures, unemployment and poverty continue to plague small farming towns around the country.
It has become common for elderly women who stay by themselves in rural villages to leave for the cities for fear of being raped.
The EPWP workers have vowed to fight until their demands are met.
While some schools in the Eastern Cape may have sufficient teachers, they may not have a library or laboratory – like Gcinubuzwe Combined School in Jansenville.
Reports by Sadtu regions in the EC add to concerns raised by members of parliament over the state of readiness of schools to re-open in the province.
Covid-19 and the lockdown has exacerbated poverty and inequalities in the rural areas of South Africa.
Suspended Truda Foods workers say they have been asking for a meeting with the company CEO as the local managers do not listen to their grievances.
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 […]
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.