Community forcibly removed in 2011 languishes in transit camp

12th May 2018 Mbulelo Sisulu 0

In 2011, the informal settlement of Bhungeni in Butterworth in the Eastern Cape was demolished to make way for a shopping mall and the residents were relocated to a transit camp erected by the Department of Human Settlements. They remain to this day in this camp they called Eugene and no shopping mall has been built on the land they vacated.

Government slow to fix storm damaged school

12th Feb 2018 Mbulelo Sisulu 0

Learning and teaching is compromised in one of the schools affected by a recent storm in the Eastern Cape. The Department of Education claims that Disaster Management has not finalised the report, three weeks after the school’s roof was damaged.