Scores of people excited about Makhanda water handouts
Hundreds of desperate people are starting to queue at Gift of the Givers distribution points in Makhanda East.
Trucks have not yet arrived but people are singing and dancing and banging together there doing dings (5-litre bottles) in anticipation.
People have been without water for nine days and counting and are furious.
"Look at the ginger beer makana (muni) delivers in their trucks," screamed one woman wielding a bottle filled with discoloured water. Another wielded a sign proclaiming she drank beer to save water...