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Carnage on SA roads during Easter holiday

Four people died in a horror accident near Penhoek Pass on the N6 between Komani and Jamestown when two vehicles collided head-on Sunday, with...

207 arrested in Easter weekend crackdown

An Easter law enforcement operation conducted in the Chris Hani District had 207 suspects arrested on various charges, including drunken driving and contravening lockdown...

Sports

Schools

MEC helps youth with bicycles and sports kit

As part of her constituency work, newly appointed MEC for human settlements and ANC member of the provincial legislature, Nonceba Kontsiwe, addressed the challenges...

Two sex-pest teachers fired for targeting teenage pupils

Two teachers have been fired for misconduct after sexually inappropriate behaviour with female pupils. In the first case, a history and Sesotho teacher at a...

‘This is completely unacceptable’: Lesufi and Ndlozi condemn video of teacher...

Gauteng education MEC Lesufi Panyaza has condemned a viral video of a teacher roughly combing a pupil’s hair at an unnamed school. In the video,...

Activist groups demand investigation into principal who made pupil look for...

Equal Education and the Equal Education Law Centre have called for a speedy investigation into the principal of Luthuthu Junior Secondary School principal, Lubeko...

13-year-old author and activist Stacey Fru among 100 most influential young...

Stacey Fru, a multiple award-winning 13-year-old author and activist, is the youngest person on a list of the 100 most influential young South Africans,...

Looking to reposition UFH globally

New executive committee headed by advocate Andile Mini Chris Hani Developmeny Agency board chair and University of Fort Hare (UFH) alumnus Advocate Andile Mini has...

Two Komani schools first in EC to use online SGB voting...

It is School Governing Body (SGB) election season in public schools all around South Africa until the end of March and two schools in...

Relieved Sada matric inmates overcome Covid-19 challenges

  Sada Correctional Centre inmates achieved an 83.3% matric pass rate, a slight increase from 83% in 2019. The Sada School of Excellence had six...

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

Police brutality: Nearly 60,000 cases opened against cops in 10 years

There were 58,797 cases opened against South African police between 2010 and 2020. More than 3,600...

MP hands out pepper spray after murders

One hundred pepper sprays with pouches and whistles were handed to women in Ezingqolweni village...

Eastern Cape pensioner,70, gets 18 years for raping his girlfriend’s daughter,9

A pensioner who raped a young girl in 2017 was sentenced to 18 years' imprisonment...

Parolees get jobs chance at train stations

Fifteen ex-offenders from the Chris Hani District who are out on parole are set for...

Two sex-pest teachers fired for targeting teenage pupils

Two teachers have been fired for misconduct after sexually inappropriate behaviour with female pupils. In the...

47 suspects arrested in Operation Gijima Tsotsi

Police in the Chris Hani district arrested 47 suspects for various offences and issued fines...

Tshegofatso Pule’s killer was in fact her boyfriend, says Shoba

Ntuthuko Shoba, the man accused of being the mastermind behind the murder of his eight-month...

Father says cops let man flee SA

Three Komani police officers and a captain could face serious consequences for allegedly allowing a...

Activist groups demand investigation into principal who made pupil look for phone in pit toilet

Equal Education and the Equal Education Law Centre have called for a speedy investigation into...

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Columnists

IN TOUCH| Do we have real leaders?

We have seen many politicians invoke the names of Chris Hani and Oliver Tambo in their quest to sway our views or to cover...

IN TOUCH| Living in these abnormal times

This is the second Easter weekend since the earth-shattering lockdown of last year which none of us had ever experienced before. Things that we...

IN TOUCH| Act, no matter what

There is always a question one asks: ‘Why now, why start with me, what about the others before me?' I suppose this is a...

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