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Winnie accuses Mandela of land fraud - report

2014-10-19 12:42

ANC stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela claims her former husband Nelson Mandela may have committed land fraud when he registered a plot of land in Qunu, Eastern Cape, in his own name.

Eastern Cape cops appear for corruption

2014-10-14 20:04

Two police officers have appeared in the East London Magistrate's Court for corruption, the Hawks say.

Choose maths and science - Pandor

2014-10-11 20:51

Passing mathematics and physical science offer an opportunity to contribute to SA's technological development, says Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor.

Convicted killer sentenced to 20 years

2014-10-07 15:51

A man convicted of murdering his 24-year-old girlfriend has been sentenced in the Butterworth Magistrate's Court to 20 years behind bars.

Girl dies on night out celebrating 16th birthday

2014-09-30 10:45

A 16-year-old Eastern Cape girl's birthday festivities ended in tragedy when she died from apparent drug-related complications, according to a report.

Man in court for raping girl, 15

2014-09-21 15:38

A 20-year-old man is expected to appear in an Eastern Cape court for allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl.

Deputy minister's house robbed again

2014-09-14 14:47

Deputy Water Minister Pamela Tshwete's house in the Eastern Cape has been burgled for a second time - despite a security assessment recommending a security upgrade.

Shooting at Eastern Cape High Court

2014-09-10 11:48

At least one person has been hit during a shooting at the Eastern Cape High Court in Mthatha, police say.

Ministers consider stock theft body

2014-09-05 20:03

The government is considering establishing a national body to look into the growing stock theft problem, a deputy minister says.

De Jager takes Wild Coast lead

2014-09-03 18:25

It was a blustery day at Wild Coast Sun Country Club, but Louis de Jager played sublime golf to kick off the Vodacom Origins of Golf.

DA to probe bucket toilet usage

2014-08-29 22:30

The DA says it will investigate the increase in the use of the bucket toilet system in the Eastern Cape.

Two held for rape in Eastern Cape

2014-08-25 10:03

Two men have been arrested for allegedly raping a 20-year-old woman in Dutywa at the weekend. The woman had been walking with her boyfriend when they were attacked.

Fatal head-on collision on N2

2014-08-22 07:40

Two people died and four others were injured when two vehicles collided head-on on the N2 outside of Grahamstown.

Minister receives Eastern Cape land claim

2014-08-15 07:30

Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti has received a land claim from more than 170 000 households dispossessed of their land in the former Ciskei and Transkei.

Winnie should have approached elders - AbaThembu

2014-08-08 23:17

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela should have approached the elders in the AbaThembu before launching a claim on the estate of former president Nelson Mandela, the AbaThembu clan says.

Zuma not dethroning AbaThembu king - SACP

2014-08-06 21:12

President Jacob Zuma did not initiate moves to remove AbaThembu king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo, the SA Communist Party in the Eastern Cape says.

No warrant of arrest for AbaThembu king

2014-08-06 10:47

No warrant of arrest has yet been issued for AbaThembu king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo, Eastern Cape police have said.

Man who accidently shot nephew granted bail

2014-08-04 19:40

An Eastern Cape man arrested after he allegedly shot dead his 18-year-old nephew by accident has been granted bail by the Dutywa Magistrate's Court.

4 held for killing girl, aunt

2014-08-04 16:35

Four people have been arrested for allegedly killing a 6-year-old girl and her 41-year-old aunt in the Eastern Cape.

Group of 10 wanted for killing Eastern Cape family

2014-07-28 11:43

Eastern Cape police say they are searching for a group of 10 people who allegedly killed three family members and burnt their homestead.

6 held for teen's death

2014-07-22 18:53

Six men have been arrested for allegedly stabbing a teenager to death in Bongweni, Mthatha.

Alleged nun killers denied bail

2014-07-21 18:02

Two men accused of the murder of a Roman Catholic nun have appeared in the Mthatha Magistrate's Court.

Mandela remains symbol of hope - Zuma

2014-07-18 21:02

President Jacob Zuma says former president Nelson Mandela remained a symbol of hope to South Africa as it celebrated his birthday.

Woman killed by pitbulls in E Cape

2014-07-18 15:50

Eastern Cape police say a woman has been killed by pitbulls in Baysville, East London while walking along a road.

Initiations becoming a 'money-making scheme'

2014-07-16 14:33

The number of initiates who have died in the Eastern Cape since the beginning of the winter initiation season has risen to 35, the province's health department says.


Moseneke has not received Winnie's court papers

2014-10-16 11:05

Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke has not yet received ANC veteran Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's court papers relating to her divorce from former president Nelson Mandela.

Winnie goes to court over Mandela's estate

2014-10-14 15:08

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's lawyers have confirmed that they had filed papers in court challenging the estate of former president Nelson Mandela, seeking the rights to his home in Qunu.

Two held for Eastern Cape rape

2014-10-07 16:24

Two men have been arrested for allegedly raping a woman in Mqanduli, Eastern Cape.

Power failures cause East Cape water disruptions

2014-09-30 21:39

The flow of water in the Eastern Cape's Amathole district has been disrupted due to a power failure at a substation which powers the municipality's pump station.

SADTU court decision bittersweet

2014-09-24 10:56

The Eastern Cape High Court ruling in favour of the SA Democratic Teachers Union national executive committee against the union's Eastern Cape leadership is bittersweet, Sadtu says.

Pregnant woman falls out of moving ambulance

2014-09-18 13:30

Two drivers have been suspended after a woman in labour fell out of their moving ambulance in Ntabankulu, near Mount Frere.

2 shot dead in dramatic court escape attempt

2014-09-10 12:32

Two prisoners have been shot dead while trying to escape from the Eastern Cape High Court in Mthatha and a correctional services official has been shot in the leg, the justice ministry says.

Man scams Eastern Cape schools

2014-09-10 08:39

A scam by a man who claims to distribute computers donated by the office of the Eastern Cape Premier Phumulo Masualle has hit schools in the province.

Woman, 73, shot dead in Eastern Cape

2014-09-05 11:32

A woman has been shot dead in Ngcobo, the Eastern Cape health department says. It is strongly suspected that the incident is witchcraft-related.

SAHRC: Eastern Cape govt violated pupils' rights

2014-09-03 17:23

The rights of some Eastern Cape pupils were violated when the provincial education and transport departments failed to provide them with transport, the SA Human Rights Commission has found.

2 appear for Eastern Cape rape

2014-08-25 20:34

Two men accused of raping a woman in Dutywa, Eastern Cape, have appeared in the town's magistrate's court.

Gale force winds to batter east coast

2014-08-22 12:23

Gale force winds are expected to batter the east coast spreading from Cape St Francis to Kei Mouth, the Eastern Cape provincial government warned.

Fire, strong winds warning for Eastern Cape

2014-08-18 11:36

The Eastern Cape provincial government has warned residents in certain parts of the province of strong winds and veld fires.

Eastern Cape man held over drugs

2014-08-11 18:51

Eastern Cape police have arrested a 26-year-old man found in possession of drugs in Bhisho.

AbaThembu king's son may accede to throne

2014-08-08 08:53

AbaThembu king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo's 22-year-old son could succeed his father if the monarch is jailed over a 2009 culpable homicide conviction, according to a report.

7 in court for killing girl, 6, aunt, 41

2014-08-06 19:57

Seven people accused of killing a 6-year-old girl and her 41-year-old aunt appeared briefly in two groups in the Hankey Magistrate's Court, Eastern Cape police have said.

Winnie wants Mandela's Qunu home - report

2014-08-05 08:03

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is challenging Nelson Mandela's estate, seeking the rights to his home in Qunu, according to a report.

Man kills wife, self in Eastern Cape

2014-08-04 19:40

A man has allegedly shot his police constable wife dead and then killed himself at their home in Ezibeleni, near Queenstown.

E Cape govt feeds Mandela's dying cattle - report

2014-08-03 16:19

The Eastern Cape government fed starving cattle at former president Nelson Mandela's homestead in Qunu, the Sunday Times has reported.

Madonsela investigating Mandela funeral claims

2014-07-22 20:13

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela is investigating alleged corruption by Eastern Cape municipalities relating to former president Nelson Mandela's funeral.

Ntini opens cricket academy

2014-07-22 17:30

Former Protea cricket legend Makhaya Ntini has officially opened the Makhaya Ntini Academy in Mdantsane, outside East London.

Man appears for rape, murder of teen

2014-07-21 15:34

An Eastern Cape man has appeared in the Willowvale Magistrate's Court for allegedly raping and killing a 14-year-old girl.

Media casts dark cloud over Mandela funeral - premier

2014-07-18 21:02

The media continues to "cast a dark cloud" over how the Eastern Cape leadership carried out the funeral of former president Nelson Mandela, the office of Premier Phumulo Masualle says.

3 killed in Eastern Cape shoot-out

2014-07-16 16:54

Two suspected robbers and a resident have been killed during a shoot-out after a robbery in Ngcobo, Eastern Cape.

Three escape from Eastern Cape prison

2014-07-14 19:26

Three prisoners awaiting trial for murder have escaped from the Queenstown prison, the Eastern Cape correctional services department says.

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