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EXPLAINER | No more cash for UIF Covid-19 Ters fund

Employees who get salary cuts can still apply for Reduced Work Time Benefit The department of employment and labour has no alternative funding measures for...

Sanef announces launch of relief fund for journalists

The South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) is launching a relief fund for journalists who have lost their livelihoods as a direct result of...

Sports

Schools

Three Komani schools closed due to Covid-19

Three local schools were reportedly closed this week as the number of Covid-19 cases rises rapidly in and around the province. Read full story...

Gauteng wants intermittent lockdown as Covid-19 surges: David Makhura

Gauteng premier David Makhura on Thursday said the province would make submissions to the national coronavirus command council to reintroduce stringent measures to try...

JUST IN | Education department halts return to school for some...

The government has decided not to allow all pupils who were scheduled to return to class next week to do so. In a statement on...

Covid-19: Scared EC pupils lie about symptoms so they can get...

“I had to lie and say I had a sore throat just so I can get tested. I have seen the news on TV...

WATCH | Eastern Cape ‘in crosshairs’: patients abandoned, pupil fooling around...

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https://youtu.be/Etc5pt3CjHg     A pupil from Makaula Senior Secondary School is among 204 who tested positive for Covid-19 was filmed behaving badly in an isolation ward Video:...

Covid-19 keeping 200 Eastern Cape schools closed: premier Oscar Mabuyane

There are 200 Eastern Cape schools that remain closed due to the Coronavirus pandemic, premier Oscar Mabuyane said in Bhisho on Tuesday morning. Mabuyane said...

Teacher who threatened to kneel on students’ necks fired

A teacher at a private school in Kyalami who allegedly threatened pupils with the same fate that befell George Floyd has been fired. Sonya de...

Eastern Cape hospitals‚ clinics‚ schools overwhelmed by Covid-19 ‘storm’

The impact of an approaching coronavirus "storm" is being felt in the Eastern Cape as patients overwhelm some public hospitals‚ clinics close as staff...

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

10 Chatsworth cops smoked out in cigarette and cash busts

Ten policemen from Chatsworth, south of Durban, were bust by a team of detectives in...
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WATCH I Tshwane family goes car shopping after botched R5.7m UIF payout

Factory worker's bank account was at R12 when the payment meant for meant for 1,400...

Four arrested for smuggling cigarettes worth over R1m into SA

Four suspects have been arrested for allegedly smuggling illicit cigarettes worth over R1m into SA,...

Ex-husband and four others held after Ma-J’s death

A police officer has been charged alongside four other people with the kidnapping and murder...

11-year-old allegedly stabs 12-year-old to death after ‘altercation’: SAPS

  The Western Cape police are investigating a murder case after an 11-year-old boy allegedly stabbed...

Awaiting-trial prisoners hogging jail space: Lamola

More than 50% of inmates housed in the country's correctional facilities are still awaiting their...

Former acting CFO arrested for ‘R50m invested with VBS Mutual Bank’

A former manager at the Merafong municipality was arrested on Thursday in connection with R50m...

Justice for child rape victim sheds light on ukuthwala

Nine years ago, in a small Eastern Cape village, a 14-year-old girl was put into...

Eastern Cape rapist sentenced to life behind bars

An Eastern Cape man has been sentenced to life behind in prison by the Bhisho...

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Columnists

IN TOUCH: Not all rules make sense

President Cyril Ramaphosa, on that fateful Tuesday March 23, said: “I am concerned that a rapid rise in infections will stretch our health services...

29 police officers ‘test positive’ for Covid-19 at Cape Town’s biggest station

Twenty-nine officials have tested positive for Covid-19 at Cape Town’s largest police station, according to a reliable source. The affected members are quarantined. On Sunday April...

Wake up‚ looters: you’re a heartbeat from being a Somali

  Those residents of White City‚ Soweto‚ you saw running down the street with looted goods two weeks ago might want to stop and reflect...

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