Racial edicts in the form of the current empowerment regime have been presented as a non-negotiable by President Ramaphosa, writes Terence Corrigan.
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 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.
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.
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.
The Eastern Cape Department of Education leaves children stranded after closing their school.
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.
'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.
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.
Property development company Billion Group celebrates the opening of its hotel development of the R130m, 96-room four-star Mayfair Hotel in Mthatha.
SA’s grandmothers are breadwinners in their old age, and their inability to access decent healthcare quickly impacts on their children, grandchildren and their entire communities. Health-e News’ Kim Harrisberg reports.
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.
Major project is expected to improve infrastructure and make Mthatha and its surrounds a tourism mecca.
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 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.
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.
Employees of the National Department of Public Works will now be measured against the payment of contractors within 30 days.
Several leads are being investigated in relation the mysterious murder of well-known Eastern Cape bishop Thembinkosi Fandaleki.
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.
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.
Minibus taxis have been banned from the busy route between Mthatha and Port St Johns for six weeks following taxi violence, leaving commuters stranded.
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