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Four WSU students found guilty of 2017 murder

Four Walter Sisulu University students have been found guilty of the murder of final-year medical student Lwando Mantshontsho. Mantshontsho, 23, of Cofimvaba, was killed in...

Baby hidden alone in family rondavel

Police have confirmed the arrest of a 34-year-old woman from Lesseyton accused of child neglect. Spokesperson captain Lariane Jonker said the case was reported last...

Sports

Schools

Covid command council urges delay to schools opening

Eastern Cape education unions say the national coronavirus command council's recommendation to postpone the reopening of schools to February 15 is the right move, though...

53% of adults want schools closed until Covid-19 situation improves –...

As the country intensifies its fight against Covid-19‚ a survey conducted by the University of Johannesburg (UJ) has revealed that the majority of people...

Schools could turn into Covid-19 ‘super-spreaders’, says teachers’ union

The reopening of schools later this month may lead to a spike in Covid-19 infections, a teachers' union said on Monday as it called...

Ngalo to be buried in Cacadu

Whittlesea's Ekuphumleni Senior Secondary School principal, Lizwe Ngalo, is set to be buried in Mtsheko village in Cacadu, tomorrow. Ngalo died at St Mary's Hospital,...

Students receive help from Good Samaritan

Every year, many WSU students face the possibility of dropping out because they cannot afford residence fees. In February, second-year student Sisipho Mdaka was stranded...

It’s sweet! Newlywed matric pupil on marriage after exam leak hitch

Matric pupil Eesa Omar said “I do” and is now on honeymoon‚ after almost not making it down the aisle. The 18-year-old's mid-December wedding and...

“Irresponsible” councillor delays matric exam

  An ANC ward councillor in Whittlesea is accused of delaying matric exams for several schools in the area by blocking entry and forcefully confiscating...

Leaked matric exam papers must not be rewritten, judge orders

The two leaked matric exam papers must not be rewritten, the Pretoria high court ruled on Friday. Judge Norman Davis has set aside the basic...

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

Baby hidden alone in family rondavel

Police have confirmed the arrest of a 34-year-old woman from Lesseyton accused of child neglect. Spokesperson...

Homeowner wounded by men looking for booze

Two men kicked down the door of a home in Port Elizabeth in search of...

WATCH | Robbers on the run after jewellery store heist at Durban mall

Video footage has emerged of an armed gang making off with their loot after holding...

Cop bust using official police van to offload booze during lockdown

A police officer has been bust moving liquor in a cop van, in direct defiance...

Health worker held after attempted Frontier Hospital PPE theft

An Eastern Cape health worker was nabbed at the weekend for allegedly attempting to steal...

Three cows thrown out of moving taxi as stock thieves flee police

Three cows were thrown out of a moving taxi as stock thieves fled from police...

Booze worth R125k seized from North West man during lockdown ban

A man allegedly selling liquor from his property has been fined under the National Disaster...

Teddy Mafia to be buried in R300,000 funeral with ‘diamond-studded’ casket and high security

Suspected Durban drug kingpin Yaganathan Pillay, more commonly known as Teddy Mafia, will be buried...

Mandrax dealers get stiff sentence

  Guilty of possession of 4,500 Mandrax tablets worth R 315, 000 A woman and a man...

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Columnists

IN TOUCH| ANC unity? What unity?

I seldom delve into the internal dynamics, machinations and shenanigans in the ruling party, the ANC. The reason being that I always think some...

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...

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