Eastern Cape municipalities have spent millions on sub-standard and some times useless facilities, built by construction company, Thalami Civils.
Tyeni villagers endure many hardships to access basic necessities and they feel unsafe in their homes and neglected by government.
Droughts are expected to become more frequent in southern Africa as climate change heralds extreme weather events globally.
Corruption and factional battles seem to be what’s behind violence at Tyeni village in Port St Johns.
Villagers in Amathole District Municipality continue without water for months on end despite the Covid-19 pandemic.
The 198-year-old printing press published isiXhosa texts, much of which at its inception was Christian, but African literature from around the continent was later part of its output.
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.