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.
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.
Against all the talk of “white genocide”, here is a story of a violent and abusive white farmer.
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.