Thursday, January 18, 2018

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Dead EC woman ‘gives birth’ in coffin

A rural community in the Eastern Cape is stunned and baffled after a dead woman gave birth inside a coffin. The bizarre “coffin birth” has...

Storm alerts for the Eastern Cape

  The South African Weather Services has issued an alert for the Eastern Cape for Wednesday and Thursday‚ with severe thunderstorms expected over the central‚...

Sports

Schools

Best friends forever

GOOD TIMES: Thembelihle Primary School learners were happy and excited to make new friends  during their first day at school with, from left, Iminathi...

Don’t leave me mom!

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https://youtu.be/Hn3GqnQ7uq0 VIDEO: FIRST DAY: I wonder if your first day of school was as scary as it was for Othaluve Caza who was terrified to...

WATCH: Cuteness overload: Day one at big school for first graders

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NmRzZl9NrJI TISO Blackstar reporters set out to ask first graders some ‘simple’ questions on their big day. What we got was completely different to expected....

Back to school in Komani

TERRIFIC TRIO: Back in the classroom for the 2018 year of education were, from left, Balmoral Girls' Primary School pupils Xac-Jordan Jordaan, Mieke Strydom...

Annual Prize giving ceremony

Gallery: Ryser Royal Primary School celebrated grade 7 annual prize giving ceremony   Picture: PROVIDED

Registration and orientation day for KwaKomani pupils

GALLERY: BACK TO SCHOOL: KwaKomani Comprehensive School pupils who had not yet registered to study at the school this year were finishing off the...

Features

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...

Eyasekasi – get fit and run the historic race

Runners can see historical sites on their winding route THE countdown has begun and with a...

Crime

On this day, January 15.

Protest: In 2016 disgruntled McBride residents protested outside the Queenstown Magistrate's court against the bail...

Firearm off the streets

Serve and protect: Whittlesea police quickly responded to a tip off and recovered an unlicensed...

Security guards wounded in mall shooting

  Two men‚ believed to be in their 30s‚ were shot and wounded by a group...

Robbers target EL ATM

The FNB ATM outside Vincent SuperSpar in East London was hit in the early hours of Thursday morning. Thieves appeared...

Komani police seize firearms in armed robberies investigation

MEMBERS of the K9 unit of Komani in conjunction with members of the Flying Squad...

Komani community police forum invite the community

BE THERE: The Komani community police forum (CPF) is inviting members of the public to...
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Columnists

Celebrate the good

TODAY, thousands of people countrywide will be wearing slippers for a good cause. That cause is not the approaching cold weekend, but the annual...

Let’s talk rugby

ARE you tired of politics? I am afraid the worst is yet to come, so brace yourself – it is going to be bumpy....

Be safe on the roads

IT’S that time of year again when people take to the road, some ready to travel long distances, in order to make use of...

Letters

Young Rep

Wishing you well Sive

DJ Crazy pleads for votes

New fence for KwaKomani