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EXCLUSIVE: How the Eastern Cape’s rivers are becoming life-threatening sewers


Sewage flow into Nahoon River due to illegal ...

Thousands of litres of raw sewage has been flowing into the Nahoon River for years and according to ward 18 ...

By Madeleine Chaput

Waste not sent to rivers and dams, says BCM

Buffalo City Metro has refuted claims that two of Mdantsane’s main wastewater treatment plants are not ...


Outrage as foul leaks slowly kill Buffalo City’s ...

A number of Buffalo City Metro’s rivers have been exposed to raw sewage and are contaminated – something that fills ...

By Bongani Fuzile

Sewage spills ‘a silent killer of dolphins’

Baby dolphins are believed to be dying from infections picked up from coming into contact with sewage pouring out of ...

By Madeleine Chaput

WATCH | Ancestors’ source of life spews poison ...

Rwantsana village is 5km from Butterworth. The village and town share one of the deadliest rivers in the country.

By Bongani Fuzile

WATCH | EXCLUSIVE: How the Eastern Cape’s rivers are becoming ...

Eastern Cape rivers are becoming deadly sewers.A Daily Dispatch team investigated three vital rivers in the province ...

By Bongan Fuzile

WATCH | Waking up to smell, sounds of sewage

The thunder of sewage being pumped into the Klaas-Smits River is so loud it wakes residents of KwaMlungisi in Komani ...

By Bongani Fuzile And Sino Majangaza

Treatment plants left to rot in Mdantsane

Two of Buffalo City Metro main waste water treatment plants servicing Mdantsane do not work.

By Bongani Fuzile

Broken sewers and plants have the stink of official neglect

All Nosamkelo Mbangi wants in life is equal respect and treatment for rich and poor. However, Mbangi, who lives and ...

By Bongani Fuzile And Sino Majangaza

Criminal and civil and cases to force CHD to clean up Great Fish River

The quiet town of Cradock in the middle of the Karoo attracts sportsmen and women from around the world for its famous ...

By Bongani Fuzile And Sino Majangaza

Komani man connects the dots to find polluted water to blame for illness

Brickmaker Mzimkhulu Zwelibanzi has been sick for the best part of his working adult life. At first he blamed the cold ...

By Bongani Fuzile And Sino Majangaza

WATCH | Householders held hostage by sewage

The house of Khathazile Kolosa of Makhanda’s Extension 4 is awash with untreated sewage that constantly overflows into ...

By Bongani Fuzile
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