Butterworth's R9 million swimming pool is still empty after seven years

Butterworth's R9 million swimming pool - still unfinished after seven years. Photo by Manqulo Nyakombi.

Andile Nduna, spokesperson for the Eastern Cape Department of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture, said the pool would only be opened in December 2016.

Residents said they had lost hope that it would ever be finished.