Articles by Mbulelo Sisulu

Covid-19: Nurses stop work in Eastern Cape town after one tests positive

Department says it will clean the facility and test staff at Dutywa Health Centre

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12 May 2020

Villagers without drinking water blame government, not the drought

Pipes installed in Dutywa villages in 2008 have never had water

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30 October 2019

Water restored to Eastern Cape villages in Dutywa

GroundUp reported on a leaking pipe in July

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5 August 2019

Villagers close rotting school in Eastern Cape

“Our school gets annual maintenance budget but it is very useless to maintain rotten material”

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22 July 2019

Taps run dry while broken pipe wastes water for a month

“Our government says we must look after water because of drought. But it seems they do not practise what they preach,” says Eastern Cape villager

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16 July 2019

“Our government does not care about us - they only take care of wild animals”

Conflict between humans and wildlife in the Eastern Cape

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8 September 2017

Eastern Cape towns struggle with water rationing

Drought takes its toll in Amathole district

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16 August 2017

Eastern Cape villagers drink water with animals

Taps in KwaDukathole have run dry since 2014, say villagers

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14 August 2017

Eastern Cape learners return to class after three-day shutdown

Government promises to meet demands for scholar transport

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3 August 2017

Parents and learners shut down East London high school

They demand that the Department of Education provide transport for learners who walk over 8km

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31 July 2017

How the Eastern Cape government is failing Thandile Gujulwa

Since 2009 his school has been trying to get the department to provide transport

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27 July 2017

No education for village children after government shuts down their school

Without money for transport, learners can’t get to nearest school in rural Eastern Cape

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29 June 2017

Eastern Cape community gets water after protests

Kei Road residents agree to liaise with government

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1 June 2017

People relieve themselves in bushes in forgotten part of East London

“Paraffin is very expensive … that is why we steal electricity”

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29 May 2017

Township comes to week-long standstill during protest action

Kei Road Location school and clinic closed and taps run dry

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19 May 2017

Residents in fear as street lights fail

Memories of serial killer haunt Butterworth village

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10 May 2017