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Matatiele youth unites for better roads

2018-04-20 06:00

YOUNG people representing various structures and organisations in Matatiele showed unity last Thursday, when they called for government to maintain rural and provincial roads.

‘SA’s freedom would not have

2018-04-20 06:00

ORDINARY members of the public and dignitaries alike agreed when they gathered in Soweto yesterday that without Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, South Africa would not have known freedom.

Senior netballer encourages players to stay fit

2018-04-20 06:00

SIPHELELE NKETO>>Siphelele@media24.comVUYISEKA Ntsanu (25) who plays for the Pumas Netball Club senior team has encouraged Kokstad young netball players to train hard and stay fit at all times....

Police seeking relatives of ‘unclaimed body’

2018-04-20 06:00

MOUNT Fletcher Police are searching for the relatives of a man whose body has been left unclaimed at a government mortuary for almost nine months. SAPS spokesperson Captain Raphael Motloung said that...

Offenders feed the needy

2018-04-20 06:00

OFFENDERS who are incarcerated at the Kokstad Medium Correctional Centre have embarked on a poverty alleviation programme by growing vegetables and other produce to supply charity homes.

Man alleges he was assaulted in police cells

2018-04-20 06:00

KOKSTAD police are investigating a case of assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm after a 23-year-old man was allegedly beaten in police cells by five inmates. The incident was reported to...


2018-04-20 06:00

Warm greetings to all readers of this column.

Ixopo School supports biker’s race event

2018-04-20 06:00

WITH the KAP Sani2c biker’s race event just four weeks away, many contributors have showed interest including Lynford School in Ixopo.


2018-04-20 06:00

THE Department of Public Works has issued a warning about recruitment scams targeting young, enemployed people using various channels including social media.

Mother to honour her murdered son

2018-04-20 06:00

THE mother of murdered Keenan Simons (25) from Kokstad was left devastated following the release of the men that allegedly killed her son on March 21.

Rugby player gets closer to his dream

2018-04-20 06:00

KOKSTAD rugby player, Emmanuel van Wyhe’s (19) life long dream of becoming a revered rugby player is getting closer to becoming a reality. Wyhe who is now training at the Sharks Academy in Margate...

NDZ Viewpoint

2018-04-20 06:00

GREETINGS to all Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma Municipality residents, it is a great pleasure that we get to meet again this week.MOURNING THE DEATH OF MAMA WINNIE MADIKIZELA-MANDELAOur country has lost...

Award-winning local reggae musician goes solo

2018-04-13 06:00

BORN in Bhobhoyi into a family of musicians, Thuthukani Cele is the reggae musician on the piano in many of reggae legend Lucky Dube’s songs.


Retail staff receive training

2018-04-20 06:00

MORE than 4 000 employees of Shoprite Group’s fresh food department across the country, including Kokstad will be up-skilled as a result of the retailer‘straining programme.At the centre of the...

Five men found murdered

2018-04-20 06:00

COMMUNITIES were left in shock after five men were found dead next to a dam in the Ketekete village in Mount Fletcher.

Forum educates artists about rights

2018-04-20 06:00

GOSPEL artists raised concerns about the rise of music piracy in Kokstad and educated artists about their rights during a music workshop at the Bhongweni Youth Centre on Saturday.


2018-04-20 06:00

WARM Greetings to Kokstad residents and the community at large.

Communities shut down forest operations

2018-04-20 06:00

COMMUNITY members from 10 villages in Umzimkhulu resolved to shut down operations at a commercial forest in Bovini outside Umzimkhulu after they held a meeting on Monday regarding a myriad of labour...

Church raises funds for renovations

2018-04-20 06:00

THE Methodist Church of Southern Africa Mt Hargreaves 1327 circuit in Matatiele will be hosting a gospel extravaganza this Saturday to raise money for renovating a historic church building in Sigoga...

Bikers promote rural safety

2018-04-20 06:00


Police are seeking rapist

2018-04-20 06:00

KOKSTAD police are investigating a case of rape after a 40-year-old woman was allegedly raped by an unknown man in Kokstad on Friday.

Grant payments continue for green card holders

2018-04-20 06:00

WITH the recent announced by South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) on the shift from grants being paid at Cash Pay Master Services to the South African Post Office, social grant beneficiaries...

Municipality suspends traffic cop

2018-04-20 06:00

MATATIELE Municipality has suspended a 31-year-old traffic cop for allegedly being involved in a business robbery case, together with two other men aged 22 and 38.

Call for ultramarathon entries

2018-04-20 06:00

ENTRIES for the Fourth Annual Hibiscus Coast Challenge have been opened and walkers and athletes have been invited to join.

Local hip-hop group release mixed tape

2018-04-13 06:00

A LOCAL music group, Kokstad Kinsmen, released their new mixed tape Too Soon to Decide at a cocktail party held at the Kweenoa Lounge and Grill in Kokstad last Saturday.

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