For FW de Klerk reconciliation was never about moral intention, but always about political strategy, writes Antjie Krog.
An Eastern Cape man, who was previously convicted for rape and sentenced to eight years behind bars, has been released after the Eastern Cape High Court in Makhanda upheld an appeal and set aside both his conviction and sentence.
A court bid to set aside the decision of Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa to change the name of Grahamstown to Makhanda, has failed.
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In February thousands of residents of Makhanda were suddenly left without water when the municipality cut supply to parts of the town. Confusion and panic gave way to complaints about water quality when supply was restored. This News24 Special Report looks into the area's water woes.
The Makana municipality has given the green light to disaster relief organisation Gift of the Givers to start drilling boreholes as a medium-term solution to the Makhanda water crisis.
The city is beset by problems including a drought, maintenance and infrastructure backlogs, empty dams, power supply problems to water treatment plants, leakages and non-payment by some residents.
Undocumented children, including children of illegal foreigners, can now attend public schools, thanks to the Eastern Cape High Court in Makhanda.
Students on Rhodes University's Upper Campus had to be evacuated after a veld fire came within metres of their residences.
Gift of the Givers spokesperson Imtiaz Sooliman says while the organisation maintained an amicable relationship with the municipality, the government edged it out of millions of rand spent during the height of the water crisis in Makhanda.
Our overriding message is that the town and the festival will have water. We've got this. And we need to reassure you that you will not be an unwelcome burden on residents, writes Tony Lankester.
Rhodes University's programme for new and returning students continues in spite of water problems in the area.
It holds the title as World Car of the Year, and has been widely praised since it was launched in South Africa earlier in 2018. But how does it cope on a 2000km road trip? Sean Parker drives the new Volvo XC60.
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