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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.

Mthatha taxi violence leaves commuters stranded

2017-03-29 07:45

Minibus taxis have been banned from the busy route between Mthatha and Port St Johns for six weeks following taxi violence, leaving commuters stranded.

Mandela school in Mvezo is ‘broke’

2017-02-26 06:10

The R100m Nelson Mandela School of Science & Technology in Mvezo is broke, and the Eastern Cape education MEC wants its school governing body disbanded.

Mandla in R100m school row

2017-02-05 00:00

Mandla Mandela, chief of Mvezo in the Eastern Cape, stands accused of interfering in the running of the Mandela School of Science and Technology.

Eastern Cape teen duo working to build a beverage empire

2016-12-25 14:09

A conversation about the state of South Africa’s economy led Mthatha-based teens Khanya Mngqibisa,16, and Thando Phantsi, 17, to become entrepreneurs by starting their own bottled water business.

SRC president is not a registered student, says Walter Sisulu University

2016-11-18 07:26

The credentials of Walter Sisulu University Mthatha Campus SRC President Luyanda Chiliza are under scrutiny after it emerged that he is not a registered student.

Electrocution of endangered Cape vultures probed

2016-03-30 18:02

Eskom and the Endangered Wildlife Trust are investigating the electrocution of around 49 endangered Cape vultures on power lines in the Eastern Cape over the weekend.

 

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.

No time for emergencies

2017-05-07 06:01

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.

Acting king’s mum: Don’t insult judiciary

2017-03-19 06:02

Buyiswa Majiki, a high court judge in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape and mother to acting abaThembu king Azenathi Dalindyebo, has dismissed as an insult to judges allegations that she interfered with her son’s case.

Mvezo villagers need Instagram

2017-02-12 06:01

While villagers of Mvezo celebrated the news that their chief, Mandla Mandela, and his fourth wife, Rabia Clarke, are expecting a baby, there was a subtle allusion that the royal family had kept them in the dark.

Mandela’s war on booze

2017-01-29 06:01

Tavern owners in Mvezo are operating under pressure, with their chief, Mandla Mandela, trying to shut down their businesses because he wants no alcohol “on his land”.

Mthatha couple's killers get life in jail

2016-12-15 13:06

Two men who were found guilty of murdering a young couple whose bodies were found dumped at Mthatha Dam have been sentenced to life in jail, says the NPA.

Woman dies in Butterworth house fire

2016-11-13 14:21

A 65-year-old woman has died in a house fire after neighbours in her village failed to quell the blaze, Eastern Cape police say.

Child dies in Eastern Cape bus accident

2015-07-24 16:30

A child has died after a bus overturned on a dirt road in Libode, Eastern Cape, the provincial health department says.

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