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Jake White heaps praise on his players after dominant win over...

Bulls director of rugby Jake White was full of praise for his team after they outmuscled and outthought the Sharks to beat them 49-28...

Zondo ‘violating the constitution’, says Edward Zuma

Former president Jacob Zuma's son Edward says deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo must recuse himself from the state capture commission Edward Zuma has penned a...

Sports

Schools

Trial exams start on Monday for 79,000 Eastern Cape matrics

More than 79,000 Eastern Cape matric pupils are expected to write their trial exams from Monday and the provincial education department says all districts...

Motshekga insists schools were ready to reopen, but opposition doesn’t buy...

Basic education minister Angie Motshekga says the government is satisfied that its systems are ready - and have been ready - for the reopening...

Private schools struggle as parents fail to pay fees

Independent schools are struggling for survival due to difficult economic times as parents default on the payment of school fees which has resulted in...

AngloGold Ashanti helps preschool

  AngloGold Ashanti handed over a renovated early childhood development centre in Matyhantya village at Cacadu on Mandela Day. On Friday the mining company also distributed 1...

Several Eastern Cape schools still not compliant with Covid-19 regulations

With a week to go before schools reopen, a number of Eastern Cape schools are still not compliant with Covid-19 standard operating procedures. These were...

Eastern Cape scholar transport programme fails a quarter of needy pupils

One out of four Eastern Cape pupils who require scholar transport are not being assisted. The province’s department of transport said it had managed to...

Parents mulling home-schooling must comply with these rules

Parents who choose to deregister their child from a school and apply for home schooling must comply with specified legal requirements. This is according to...

#CrimeStats | School bullying sees murders, hundreds of serious assaults

Nine murders and 19 attempted murders which were recorded by the police between April 2019 and March 2020 were as a result of bullying...

Features

#Celebrating 100 years of Nelson Mandela

IN HONOUR of Nelson Mandela’s legacy The Rep shared his most famous quotes. “And if they...

Fire crackers and dogs

SPCA manager Betty Cree has urged locals to ensure that their dogs are kept in...

Kia Motoring Monthly: Grand Sedona the ultimate family ride

THE Kia Grand Sedona ticks all the boxes when it comes to comfort, ease and...

Clinic offers more affordable care

WITH medical fees sky-rocketing, unaffordable medical aid systems and long, unavoidable queues at public health...

Danny’s Motor Spares – 20 years of excellence

Danny's Motor Spares has been part of the Komani landscape for the past two decades. Known...

Build It Queenstown for your security solutions

THE security of your family and your home is one of the most important investments...

Crime

More arrests expected soon in SASSA scam

  More arrests are expected following that of a King William’s Town man accused of defrauding...

Weapons and ammunition found in unoccupied section of Bara hospital

An assortment of weapons was found in one of the unoccupied doctors' quarters at Chris...

Inmate Andile Lungisa’s bail bid to be heard four days into his jail term

The bail application by Andile Lungisa, the jailed Nelson Mandela Bay ANC councilor, is expected...

Cele vows heads will roll over police failure to protect slain detective

Police minister Bheki Cele says the police failed slain top detective Charl Kinnear. Cele, who visited...

Komani teen sentenced for raping children

A 17 year-old boy from Komani Park who was accused of 10 counts of rape...

Horse slaughtered with pangas as racecourse labourers feud

At least one horse has been slaughtered with pangas and others attacked as a protest...

Man accused of killing mistress

The community of Ntabethemba, Tentergate, supported by the area’s ANC formations marched outside the Ntabethemba...

Three men to appear in court today in connection with the murder of actress Thandeka Mdeliswa

  Three men, including the alleged shooter, are expected to appear in the Evander magistrate's court...

Eastern Cape village mob beats and torches three men accused of rape and murder

  Three men accused of raping and killing elderly women were beaten and burnt to death...

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Columnists

Tell it like it is, or keep quiet to honour the dead

When have we had funerals being just a dignified send-off of a deceased person? When did we have funerals not being used to pass...

IN TOUCH| Have fun but be responsible

Last weekend after alcohol sales were lifted under Level 2 of the lockdown regulations. As expected, many went out and binged on alcohol and...

Priorities sport transformation

The mess we have today in sport should be laid squarely at the door of the ANC. I am more convinced than ever that...

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