Two nominations for East Cape’s Moneoa

All roads lead to Durban this weekend for the annual Metro FM Music Awards ceremony, which have particular significance for Eastern Cape singer Moneoa who has been nominated in two categories.

SON OF THE SOIL: A taxi bears a condolence message for DJ Saba in Zwelitsha Picture: MARK ANDREWS

‘Official’ funeral wanted for Saba

Prominent South Africans, including traditional leaders, have mounted a call for popular Umhlobo Wenene FM DJ, Saba Mbixane, 54, to be given a provincial funeral.


ANC faces behind toilet tender scandal

A company with links to several high-ranking national ANC leaders was handpicked and awarded a tender in excess of half a billion rand to build toilets for a rural Eastern Cape municipality.

A dagga plantation that has not been sprayed by police helicopters next to a pristine forest Picture: Fields Of Green For All

Cops spraying dagga on Wild Coast a deadly risk

THE article “Storm brews over dagga” (DD, February 17) refers. Central to the debate around the recent aerial spraying of dagga along the Wild Coast by police is the controversy around the safety of glyphosate – the active ingredient in the herbicide Kilo Max used by police in this cannabis control operation.


Alleged baby snatcher in court

A woman who allegedly stole a newborn baby at Grootte Schuur Hospital 18 years ago, made her first appearance in the Cape Town District Court today.


Serial rapist texts ‘sorry’ to victims

A serial rapist’s reign of terror in Tsolo has officially come to an end and he has been found guilty on 17 counts, including rape, murder and attempted murder.


Premier’s prize fails star pupil

A top achiever in matric 2013 may have to abandon his dreams of a mathematical technology qualification because the premier’s bursary has not paid for his accommodation.


Chance for teen musicos to show talent

Aspiring musicians will get a chance to compete for a record deal and R20000 when the Eastern Cape Music Talent Search kicks off in Port Elizabeth tomorrow.

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