Ndabeni-Abrahams' home goes up in flames, no injuries reported

2019-10-27 16:02

Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has confirmed that her home in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape was on fire on Sunday morning.

Nurses in village clinic buy medical essentials with their own money

2019-05-28 08:08

Nurses at a clinic in Buntingville, about 18km south-east of Mthatha, have been using their own money to improve the health facility, GroundUp reports.

Life Healthcare investigating 17-year-old's alleged rape, a day after giving birth

2018-09-26 17:27

Life Healthcare has started its own internal investigation into an allegation that a 17-year-old girl, who had just given birth in its Mthatha private hospital, was raped by a man posing as a doctor.

Donated toilet set alight at school where girl drowned in pit latrine

2018-05-25 10:32

Pupils at the Eastern Cape school where Lumka Mketwa drowned in a pit latrine were saddened when one of the newer, donated toilets was set on fire.

Homeward hound: Missing top cop dog reunited with her human partner

2018-02-22 21:56

Police dog Olive has been reunited with her handler, Constable Songezile Katikati, after going missing in an Eastern Cape forest during the rescue of a 55-year-old man.

No school for Eastern Cape village children

2018-02-07 12:54

The Eastern Cape Department of Education leaves children stranded after closing their school.

EC man arrested for murder after tavern brawl

2017-12-09 11:27

An Eastern Cape man has been arrested for the murder of another man following a brawl at a tavern in Willowvale, Eastern Police said on Saturday.

Your penis 'fell down', doctor to botched circumcision victim

2017-09-30 06:58

'When I woke up in hospital, my manhood was damaged,' says Abulele Zengazi after he went to initiation school looking forward to becoming a man.

Man arrested for allegedly stabbing wife to death

2017-08-02 12:24

The husband of a woman found stabbed to death in her home near Dutywa has been arrested for her murder, according to Eastern Cape police.

Billion Group opens R130m Mthatha hotel

2017-06-12 14:03

Property development company Billion Group celebrates the opening of its hotel development of the R130m, 96-room four-star Mayfair Hotel in Mthatha.


Restaurant patron shot dead during robbery in Mthatha

2019-10-26 20:39

A 49-year-old man has been shot dead at a restaurant in Mthatha, Eastern Cape, in what is believed to be a robbery gone wrong.

Airlink's wings clipped after Mthatha airport downgrade

2019-01-24 19:33

Airlink will temporarily suspend its air services between Johannesburg and Mthatha in the Eastern Cape as a result of the downgrading of the town’s airport by SACAA, Airlink has said.

Wild Coast special economic zone could create thousands of jobs

2018-09-09 06:21

Major project is expected to improve infrastructure and make Mthatha and its surrounds a tourism mecca.


2018-05-21 10:37

Gqom and House music sensation Busiswa Gqulu, better known as simply Busiswa, may be setting the entertainment industry alight right now with her many hits but her rise to the top was not without obstacles.

More pupils hospitalised after Eastern Cape food poisoning outbreak

2018-02-22 16:53

More pupils at Ndamase Senior Secondary School in Ngqeleni in the Eastern Cape have been hospitalised after a severe food poisoning outbreak at the school's hostel.

2 dead, 16 injured in Eastern Cape lightning strikes

2017-12-31 12:43

Two people have been killed and 16 injured after they were struck by lightning in three separate villages in the Mthatha area, the Eastern Cape provincial government has said.

Public Works employees' performance to be measured against payments within 30 days

2017-11-20 07:51

Employees of the National Department of Public Works will now be measured against the payment of contractors within 30 days.

Bishop drives into wall with bullet lodged in his chest

2017-08-02 23:13

Several leads are being investigated in relation the mysterious murder of well-known Eastern Cape bishop Thembinkosi Fandaleki.

‘Man killed by Cyril’s bodyguard’

2017-07-16 06:05

A VIP protection unit member is being investigated by Ipid after a quarrel and shoot-out at a nightclub that led to the death of a civilian.

‘Suicidal’ prince fakes abduction

2017-05-28 06:05

The abaThembu royal family is worried that Prince Mthandeni Mankunku Dalindyebo, jailed king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo’s brother, may be suicidal after he lost the battle to lead his nation to his nephew Azenathi, who is now acting king.

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