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Missing Franklin pupil sought

2018-06-15 06:00

RESIDENTS from Franklin and surrounding areas are on the lookout for missing Grade 11 pupil Nelisiwe Fani (21), who disappeared on May 5.

Sundowns coach hosts football tourney

2018-06-15 06:00

MAMELODI Sundowns assistant coach Manqoba Mngqithi will be hosting his annual football tournament at his home town Umzimkhulu this weekend.

Police warn pupils about crime

2018-06-15 06:00

“CRIME does not pay” was the message that was spread by Matatiele police officers to Lukholweni Primary School pupils at a crime awareness campaign held at the school last Friday.

Muthi attack survivor reclaims her smile

2018-06-15 06:00

A BRAVE little girl who was left disfigured after surviving a mutilating muthi attack where her eyes, lips, ears and nose were sliced off might be able to get her smile back , with the help of...

Bulwer United FC celebrates victory

2018-06-15 06:00

BULWER United FC supporters were overwhelmed when the team played a successful game against Eastern Rangers FC during a decider game that was played at Umzimkhulu Turf last Sunday.

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2018-06-15 06:00

Brendon Govender: Children! WTF!.....I know the driver was driving fast to cut in line.

NGO visits rural school

2018-06-15 06:00

A SITE inspection at Bethel Junior Secondary School in Matatiele was conducted by non-governmental organisation Red Cross on May 9.

Pupil allegedly assaulted at school

2018-06-15 06:00

A 17-YEAR-OLD grade 6 pupil from Dulati in Umzimkhulu was found to have suffered serious injuries to her left arm after allegedly being assaulted on school premises this week.


2018-06-15 06:00

GREETINGS to all readers of this viewpoint.

Step ahead for a local manufacturer

2018-06-15 06:00

AMANUFACTURING company — Uvuko Protective Wear from Kokstad — was given a machine valued at R9 000 by the Greater Kokstad Municipality (GKM) last week to help grow its business.

Warning to social-grant beneficiaries

2018-06-15 06:00

THE South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) is warning beneficiaries about fake SMSs that are being circulating about the re-registering of social grants recently.

Gold rush or fool’s gold?

2018-06-08 06:01

“WE have found gold and we will no longer go to Johannesburg to find work.” These are the words of residents of KwaMbuthuma village.

EFF councillor inaugurated

2018-06-08 06:01

A NEW Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) councillor, Lionel Fortein, was inaugurated at a special council meeting hosted by the Greater Kokstad Municipality (GKM) at Bhongweni Youth Centre on Tuesday...


Club ready for Comrades

2018-06-15 06:00

ROAD runners from all over the country and abroad will converge to the Pietermaritzburg City Hall to start the greatest marathon on earth on Sunday, June 10.


2018-06-15 06:00


Alleged gold sent for testing

2018-06-15 06:00

OFFICIALS from the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy have taken samples of stones, which the community of Harding believe to gold, for testing.

Family of slain ANC member want justice

2018-06-15 06:00

MOURNERS at the funeral service of murdered ANC member Nkosinathi Maxhakana from Rietvlei in Umzimkhulu said they want justice to be served against the killers.

PSA union donates winter jerseys to Tsekong pupils

2018-06-15 06:00

PUPILS from Makhaola Junior Secondary School in Tsekong village outside Matatiele have received warm jerseys to wear during the cold winter season.


2018-06-15 06:00

DEFENDING their titles, St Anne’s College and Pieter- maritzburg­ Girls’ High regained their regional crowns in the Pietermaritzburg­ North Regional and Pietermaritzburg Central Regional at the...

Youth league prepares for national congress

2018-06-15 06:00

THE African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) from the Harry Gwala District will be rallying behind KwaZulu-Natal youth league provincial secretary Thanduxolo Sabela during the national congress...

Good Samaritan restores pupils’ dignity

2018-06-15 06:00

THE story of pupils who regularly use unsafe toilets in schools has prompted general manager Robbie Prior of the Conrite Group to lend his assistance.


2018-06-15 06:00

WARM greetings to the Kokstad community and the community at large.

Items stolen from vehicles

2018-06-15 06:00

A CASE of theft was opened at the Kokstad Police Station after a car battery was stolen from a vehicle parked in Hawthorn Street on May 31.

Community project receives a boost

2018-06-08 06:01

UMUZIWABANTU Municipality handed over craft materials to Siyaphambili Co-operative as part of an effort to support local people on May 16.

Search for rapist underway

2018-06-08 06:01

ON Saturday, a case of rape was opened after a 28-year-old woman was raped while returning home from a tavern in Kokstad.

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