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SA on its way to meeting land reform targets: Trevor Manuel

Former finance minister Trevor Manuel is the latest prominent South African to question the push to amend section 25 of the constitution to provide...

Cash smuggler forfeits R2m to Sars

A man who tried to smuggle US dollars worth about R2m out of the country has forfeited the money to the SA Revenue Service...

Sports

Schools

‘Parent smacking teacher in face’ video is real, says education department

The North West education department has confirmed a video shared on social media showing a parent confronting a teacher and knocking her to the...

Get vaccinated to save education sector, Motshekga tells teachers

Basic education minister Angie Motshekga has asked all teachers to get vaccinated against Covid-19 in order to stabilise schooling. "Truth be told, the sector is...

Hundreds of Komani pupils tested after Covid reports

The Chris Hani district health department visited local schools this week to conduct Covid-19 tests after receiving reports of pupils having contracted the virus....

EFF demands all schools close in 7 days

Julius Malema says schools must close in seven days, failure of which, EFF members will close schools themselves. The ultimatum was delivered by Malema during...

Junior commissioners helping make schools safer

School junior commissioners in Mlungisi who are prepared to stay on the right side of the law were recently elected to ensure a safe...

Foundation keeps pupils at school

The TL Dumezweni Foundation whose mission is to help keep future leaders at school, donated school items at Thembelihle Primary last Friday. Through their 'adopt...

Primary schoolteachers fired for giving pupils booze then sexually assaulting them

Two teachers whose sexual assaults on male pupils led to a community uprising that shut their school for nine weeks have been fired. Neither Tembalethu...

Schools will not be closing: education department debunks rumour

The department of basic education has hit out at a manipulated image being shared on social media purporting to be an announcement from minister...

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

Cash smuggler forfeits R2m to Sars

A man who tried to smuggle US dollars worth about R2m out of the country...

‘We all knew you were innocent’ — New footage of Lindani Myeni’s death opens old wounds

New footage from the Honolulu home where Lindani Myeni was shot dead has opened old wounds,...

Cop killed while allegedly stealing from construction site in Cape Town

An off-duty cop from Khayelitsha‚ alleged to be with a gang of alleged thieves who...

Five killed as gunmen open fire at taxi rank in Ceres

  Five people died when three men fired shots at taxis in the Western Cape on...

Former agriculture head implicated in Estina dairy scandal gets R10,000 bail

Former Free State department of agriculture head Peter Thabethe was granted bail of R10,000 in...

Junior commissioners helping make schools safer

School junior commissioners in Mlungisi who are prepared to stay on the right side of...

Special Tribunal sets aside R10m ‘scooter ambulance’ tender

The R10m "scooter ambulance" tender awarded by the health department in the Eastern Cape for...

Stats show alarming spike in murders

“The rate at which people kill each other is a serious cause of concern,...

Fired police captain who fought for his job wins — and gets 10 years’ back pay

A police officer who lost his job when he was wrongly convicted of indecent assault...

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IN TOUCH| Covid-19: elections game-changer

Many political parties are getting to the business end of their nomination processes in preparation for the upcoming local government elections. It is clear...

IN TOUCH| Time to choose your candidate

The silly season that comes along once every five years is upon us. Judging by the heightened activity on social media it is clear...

Empowerment Zone with Miranda Lusiba #BasicFinancialLiteracy: The importance of a savings culture at a...

  I know that asking most of our youth to save - especially those who come from previously disadvantaged communities, is a tough ask. However, because...

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