Articles by Johnnie Isaac

Covid-19: Health department warning on initiation schools

Eastern Cape will probe issuing of certificates when schools are still closed

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25 November 2020

Wildfires leave two dead, 100 homes in ashes

Four villages suffer losses in Nyandeni Municipality, Eastern Cape

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15 September 2020

IT crash blamed for leaving children hungry

Department of Justice says its working to resolve 129 outstanding payments

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7 September 2020

Dozens of brick and mortar homes built by occupiers demolished on Monday

Public Works claims it only demolished newly built and incomplete homes

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29 July 2020

Covid-19: Eastern Cape doctor describes life-and-death decisions

“There’s no doubt that this is the biggest challenge we face in the living memory of being in practice for 20 years”

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21 July 2020

SASSA applicants camped outside Mdantsane office

“I noticed that most people getting served were those who had camped here the night before, so I decided to join them”

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27 May 2020

Health workers disrupt wards over lack of protection

“The Superintendent-General was here two weeks ago and he promised to deliver to the cries of the employees”

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15 May 2020

Covid-19: Hundreds of social grant applicants turned away in East London

Scuffles break out as desperate people try to get to the front of the queue

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13 May 2020

Covid-19: Premier Mabuyane witnesses huge queues for social grants

“Our biggest concern is when the virus reaches rural areas and townships”

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30 March 2020

Angry Butterworth protesters send mayor away

Residents ask Premier to drink borehole water, but he refuses

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19 February 2020

Mthatha school has been waiting 18 months for pit toilets

Learners use an open field, teachers go to neighbouring houses

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5 February 2020

RDP houses torched after evictions in Fynbos

Clashes erupted between occupiers of homes and those claiming to be the legitimate housing beneficiaries

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15 November 2019

Ramaphosa visits Uyinene Mrwetyana’s family

President calls for national campaign against violence against women

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6 September 2019

Interns march on Eastern Cape Premier’s office demanding jobs

Some want funding for their own businesses

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5 September 2019