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DA flags more ‘dodgy’ projects by Lesseyton contractor

  The Democratic Alliance says it has unraveled six more multi-million-rand contracts given to Thalami Civils, which are said to be questionable. This follows the controversial...

‘Millionaire NSFAS student’ Sibongile Mani fails to have case discharged

Walter Sisulu University student Sibongile Mani, who received more than R14m in her student account from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS), had...

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Schools

Students teach special needs pupils about Covid

Exiting students from Lilitha College of Nursing conducted a Covid-19 awareness and prevention project at Phumelela Special Care Centre on Monday. Ntombekhaya Mjali said,...

John Noah high principal wins top award

John Noah High School recently held a surprise event to celebrate a leadership award granted by the provincial department of basic education to principal...

School’s first alumni association aims to give back

The WB Rubusana Senior Secondary School class of 1996/97 recently reunited with a purpose as they launched the institution's first-ever alumni association. Founder Mfundo...

Komani literacy activists sparking love of reading in young children

If more parents become actively involved in the early literacy learning of their children, there would be a significant improvement in the state of...

200 local schools to shut

More than 200 schools were listed for permanent closure in the Chris Hani district following a notice by the department of education to officially...

Face 2 Face with Fidelia Malatoe

Face to Face with Fidelia Malatoe, DA constituency co-ordinator What do you find interesting about the position you hold in society? It is the fact...

School is forced to close

“Where is the care for our children? This disease is very dangerous.” These were the words of a concerned mother in Komani on Tuesday. Another parent...

School in flames, fire truck runs out of water

  Van Coller Primary School pupils were met by a blaze last week Monday when an administration block caught fire at their institution of learning...

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

Local human trafficking scourge in focus

The Hawks embarked on a human trafficking awareness campaign in Chris Hani this week, as...

Local lawyer dies as car hits tree, rolls

Red Guard employees in other vehicle injured A Komani lawyer died in a car accident after...

Disabled father, son gunned down in Zwide home

Gqeberha police are on the hunt for the culprits behind the murders of a disabled...

Public warned of tender scams

Businesspeople in the Chris Hani district have been warned about municipal tender scams that have...

Mother sought after foetus found in bin

Police are investigating a concealment of birth after a foetus was found allegedly dumped in...

Man arrested in Joburg with taxi boss’s car

A man was arrested in Johannesburg after he was found in possession of the vehicle...

Officer’s tragic death sparks anger

Respected policeman dragged behind vehicle — in front of his family — driven by 19-year-old...

Cape Town homeless could soon be fined if they refuse offers of shelter

The City of Cape Town safety and security committee has approved amendments to a bylaw...

Jealousy-fuelled acid attacker gets 15 years’ jail for killing ‘love rival’

A KwaZulu-Natal mother will spend 15 years behind bars for murder after a woman she...

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