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Initiation ban lifted in EC

President Cyril Ramaphosa has given the initiation summer season the go-ahead in the Eastern Cape except in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro. This is on...

Ramaphosa confirms stricter curbs for Nelson Mandela Bay hotspot

Nelson Mandela Bay is now officially a Covid-19 hotspot and, as a result, a stricter curfew will be implemented effective from midnight on Thursday. President...

Sports

Schools

Queen’s College raises funds for CANSA

GOOD CAUSE: Queen's College Boys' Primary School staff and pupils had their hair sprayed in support of cancer awareness month on Wednesday. The school's...

Printing company employee arrested over matric maths paper leak

A man working for a company contracted to print examination papers has been arrested in connection with the leaking of the matric maths exam...

IN QUOTES | Motshekga on matric exam leak: ‘We’ll only rewrite...

Basic education minister Angie Motshekga says her department is disappointed and embarrassed by the recent leak of the matric maths paper two exam question...

Two Gauteng matriculants tested positive for Covid-19

Two Gauteng matric candidates have tested positive for Covid-19 since the final exams started last Thursday. This was announced by education MEC Panyaza Lesufi on...

Contralesa calls on taverns to quieten down for matric finals

The Congress of Traditional Leaders of SA (Contralesa) is tired of loud noise disturbing matrics trying to study and has called on tavern owners...

Five provinces report Covid-19 cases on the first day of matric...

Matrics in five provinces tested positive for Covid-19 on the first day of their final exams. This is according to the basic education department‚ which...

Angie Motshekga visits Soweto as more than 1-million matrics begin exams

Basic education minister Angie Motshekga is set to monitor the start of grade 12 final examinations on Thursday, starting with a visit to Soweto. A...

Maths, science lab nearly ready: State-of-the-art R50m Cofimvaba development

A maths and science laboratory worth about R50m which is being built in the rural town of Cofimvaba is expected to reach completion by...

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

Businesses battling due to continuous burglaries

Continued burglaries at the Ezibeleni industrial area have become a source of consternation for businessmen...

Printing company employee arrested over matric maths paper leak

A man working for a company contracted to print examination papers has been arrested in...

Police arrest man ‘about to flee SA’ after gruesome family axe murders

Police have arrested a suspect – allegedly preparing to flee the country - within 24...

Ten-year ordeal ends as HIV positive Eastern Cape man gets life for raping his stepdaughter

A 53-year- old HIV positive man who repeatedly raped his stepdaughter between 2008 and 2018...

‘We want them here in SA’: Mzansi reacts to Bushiris’ arrest in Malawi

The arrest of fugitives Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary in Malawi has been met...

Stock theft ‘serious’, with 26,000 sheep stolen in 3 months

“Stock theft is a serious problem that needs serious attention, not just from us as the...

Ace Magashule bailed on R200,000, court hears he earns R133,000 salary from ANC

  ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule was released on bail of R200,000 after he made his first...

#CrimeStats: More than 5,000 people killed in SA in 3 months

  A total of 5,107 people were murdered in SA between July and September. This was revealed...

Deputy national police commissioner Bonang Mgwenya fired

Lt-Gen Bonang Mgwenya given her marching orders after being found guilty in internal disciplinary hearing Deputy...

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Columnists

IN TOUCH| Suspending the initiation season correct

Of all the things you can accuse our government of having during this period of lockdown since March, chances are, common sense would not...

IN TOUCH| A requiem for our fallen heroes

Amid the doom and gloom and the dark clouds that have engulfed us in the last week or so, one finds comfort in that...

IN TOUCH| Covid-19 is back for more

By all accounts, the feared ‘second wave’ has arrived as there have been reports of major spikes in the new Covid-19 infections. As expected the...

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