Corruption turns beach into world’s deadliest

secondbeachCorruption has now turned Second Beach, in Port St Johns, Eastern Cape, into the deadliest beach in the world. An Austrian tourist was killed there at the weekend in a shark attack.

Eight people have been killed by sharks at … Read the rest

Massive corruption in SA’s schools

corruptschoolsThere is massive evidence of corruption in schools, a Corruption Watch report revealed on Thursday.

The organisation said 12% of reports on corruption it had received since its inception in 2012 related to alleged corruption in schools. Corruption Watch spokesperson … Read the rest

Eastern Cape shoot-out leaves one policeman dead, another critical

guns_ak47sThe South African Police Service in the Eastern Cape are working around the clock looking for two suspects involved in an attack on two police constables in Cofimvaba, late Wednesday afternoon.

Police Constable, Tandile Mlenga aged 35 and Student Constable … Read the rest

Coloured ANC leader wants to honour assassin Tsafendas

A request has been made to declare the graves of Hendrik Verwoerd and his assassin Dimitri Tsafendas national heritage sites.

The request came from ANC Eastern Cape MPL Christian Martins in a letter to the National Heritage Council of SA, … Read the rest

Black man arrested for raping his 8-year old niece

rape3An Eastern Cape man has been arrested for allegedly raping his eight-year-old niece in Gungululu, Tsolo, on Thursday, police said.

“The man, 48, called his niece to his house pretending that he wanted to give her and her friends meat. … Read the rest

Showdown looms at Water Sisulu University

walter-sisulu-universityA show down is looming between management of the Water Sisulu University and students in the Eastern Cape as the 12 o’clock deadline to vacate the premises nears.

The university says the move to vacate the residences is for the … Read the rest

Unrest closes Walter Sisulu University indefinitely

Students have been told to vacate the Walter Sisulu University, in the Eastern Cape, because of labour trouble, administrator Lourens van Staden said on Tuesday.

“The volatile situation that is unfolding has made it impossible for management to risk or … Read the rest