Lead South Africa

Minister Mthethwa receives hostile reception as Eastern Cape residents accuse ANC of using them for votes

EAST LONDON, November 10- Arts and Culture Minister and African National Congress national executive committee (NEC) member Nathi Mthethwa received a hostile reception during the ANC’s door-to-door election campaign in the WB Rubusana region in East London in the Eastern Cape on Saturday. Mthethwa visited the East London informal settlement of Scenery Park in ward […]

In The News South Africa

Cops arrested after using SAPS vehicle for stealing from an accident scene

PRETORIA, August 17 – Hawks national head, Lieutenant-General Godfrey Lebeya, on Friday “strongly condemned” the arrest of five police officers from the Beacon Bay Police station in Eastern Cape for alleged fraud and corruption after stolen goods were recovered from police quarters. The five police officers, together with a sixth accomplice, a taxi driver, allegedly conspired and […]

In The News South Africa

Keep the doctors far away from our traditional circumcision, committee urged

Solly Makganoto Johannesburg – The Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs began public hearings into the Customary Initiation Bill in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape on Monday. The people of Port Elizabeth pleaded with Parliament and government to safeguard circumcision and keep medical doctors far away from traditional initiation. A traditional nurse, […]

In The News South Africa

Basic education minister on ‘second chance matric’ Eastern Cape road show

EAST LONDON, June 30 – Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga is taking the department’s “second chance matric” support programme roadshow to Queenstown and East London in the Eastern Cape this weekend. The second chance programme gives matric candidates who have previously failed the National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations to sit the exams again. Department spokesperson […]