They claim that homes of child headed families and widows were stolen by a local … Read the rest
More than 30 000 assembly line workers in the motor manufacturing industry are expected to down tools today. This after wage talks between the seven biggest manufacturers and metalworkers’ union Numsa deadlocked.
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa … Read the rest
The South African and US armed forces will conduct a joint exercise in the Eastern Cape, the SA National Defence Force said on Thursday.
SA Navy Captain Jaco Theunissen said the militaries would share technical expertise during the exercise, which … Read the rest
Five people have been arrested since the start of the initiation season in the Eastern Cape, police said on Tuesday.
The arrests were made in different parts of the province since May, Colonel Sibongile Soci said.
Thirty initiates had died … Read the rest
Illegal initiation schools have turned the circumcision culture into “something criminal”, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said in The Times newspaper on Monday.
“The mushrooming of initiation schools is seen every single day in Eastern Cape. Hooligans… tsotsis take advantage and … Read the rest
By Christopher Torchia, Associated Press
The desk is spotless and books neatly line the shelves in Nelson Mandela’s office at a Johannesburg-based foundation that carries his name, but the former South African president and anti-apartheid leader hasn’t worked there for … Read the rest
The state has been unified in its calls for better monitoring and interventions to improve the outcomes of traditional circumcision. But how can the state intervene in a process on which it does not even have basic data? When the … Read the rest
Residents of Ngcingwana village, near Dutywa, saw the dog eating the decomposing … Read the rest
A 92-year-old woman has been raped and killed in her home at Zingonyameni, Mount Fletcher, Eastern Cape police said on Tuesday.
Lieutenant Raphael Motloung said the woman’s body was found on Friday night by a neighbour who went to visit … Read the rest
Over the past few days PRAAG obtained new information about the Marikana massacre that is currently still making frontpage news in South Africa. It appears as if the miners of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) were deliberately
Thousands of burnt textbooks have been found in a warehouse in Fort Beaufort in the Eastern Cape, the DA said on Monday.
“We have written to MEC Mandla Makupula demanding an explanation as to how valuable public resources for Eastern … Read the rest