Water disruptions in Eastern Cape

2014-09-29 16:24

Butterworth and surrounding areas in the Eastern Cape were without water, the Amathole district municipality has said.

Young and old remember Madiba

2013-12-08 10:28

Young and old are paying tribute to former president Nelson Mandela in the Eastern Cape, visiting both his home in Qunu and the Nelson Mandela museum.

Patrons kill shebeen owner

2013-06-02 14:28

A shebeen owner has been beaten to death by fighting patrons at Tsolo, outside Mthatha.

Infant among 6 dead in head-on collision

2012-09-15 22:33

Six people, including a 4-month-old baby, have been killed in a head-on collision near Mthathay, say Eastern Cape police.

E Cape health not in crisis - dept

2012-06-30 07:27

The Eastern Cape health department has denied claims that it was unable to maintain medical equipment at state hospitals in the province.

2 boys under the age of 10 held for rape

2011-11-26 16:24

Two boys under the age of 10 are expected to appear in the Mthatha Magistrate's Court after allegedly raping a six-year-old girl in the Ngangelizwe Township in Mthatha, police say.

Robbers hit Eastern Cape shop

2010-11-04 09:56

A shop has been robbed of about R10 000 and two cell phones in Mampandomiseni, about 30km outside Mthatha, say Eastern Cape police.

Man gunned down in his sleep

2010-04-21 08:05

A 40-year-old man has been shot dead at his home in Mthatha, say Eastern Cape police.


Thousands gather for Mandela service

2013-12-08 10:49

About 6 000 people have gathered for a prayer service for former president Nelson Mandela in Mthatha.

'Smelly' teacher awarded R20k

2013-11-24 09:03

Eastern Cape teacher Viola Bikitsha has been awarded R20 000 after the Mthatha High Court found her school principal had violated her dignity after telling her she smelt like a dead dog.

Man kills wife, self

2013-01-27 13:43

An Eastern Cape man has shot and killed his wife before turning the gun on himself after an argument at their Elizweni home, outside Mthatha.

Failed resurrection causes stink

2012-09-15 18:34

The body of a man who claimed he would be resurrected after death has sparked complaints from his family's neighbours in Tsolo, near Mthatha, say officials.

Eastern Cape nurses sentenced over drugs

2012-06-29 18:14

The Eastern Cape health department says 12 nurses have been sentenced in the Mthatha Regional Court to ten years' imprisonment or hefty fines for fraud.

Woman found dead in home

2011-11-20 14:04

Police say a woman has been found dead in a house in Grahamstown and they are also searching for three men who shot an elderly man in Qunu.

Strikers nabbed for violence

2010-05-26 16:46

Police say 81 striking workers have been arrested for stoning vehicles and setting fire to a building in Lusikisiki near Mthatha.

Mob beats robbers to death

2010-03-15 16:10

Mthatha residents have allegedly beaten to death two men while they were allegedly robbing a shop in Mandela Park.

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