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Detectives find suicide note from controversial ‘The Lost Boys of Bird Island’

PORT ELIZABETH, August 14 – Eastern Cape police on Tuesday, confirmed that detectives discovered a suicide note after the body of ex-policeman, Mark Minnie was discovered on a small holding in Theesecombe, Port Elizabeth. Police spokesperson, Colonel Priscilla Naidu said that a suicide note was found, but would not divulge on its contents or the location […]

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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, […]

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ANC councillor Lungisa maintains he is not a violent man after bail release

PORT ELIZABETH, May 25 – “I am not violent person,” convicted African National Congress (ANC) councillor Andile Lungisa told his supporters gathered outside the Port Elizabeth Magistrate’s Court on Friday, shortly after he was released on bail pending a petition against his conviction and sentence to the Grahamstown High Court. Lungisa’s release comes 16 days […]