Eastern Cape cop kills wife, then self

A POLICEMAN shot dead his wife at their home in Uitenhage, Eastern Cape, police said today.


Mandela memorial fraud case postponed

THE Mandela Memorial fraud and corruption case against the top echelon of Buffalo City Metro Municipality and ANC officials was postponed in the East London Magistrate’s Court today, despite heated legal argument between the prosecutor and lawyers for the accused.

Marikana, North West - Thousands of striking miners armed with weapons. They are requesting triple their salary in a pay increase from Lonmin Mine in Rustenburg. 16/8/12. PHOTOGRAPH: ALON SKUY/THE TIMES

Farlam to visit Marikana

SEVERAL areas linked to the August 2012 shooting of Lonmin mineworkers will be inspected next week, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry announced today.

President Jacob Zuma

Jesus must return to cleanse everybody’s sins: Zuma

PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma would like Jesus to return to earth to cleanse everybody’s sins, Beeld reported today.

FUTURE STAR: Genius 10 team members from the Mandela School of Science and Technology in rural
Mvezo do a last minute inspection on their car and driver Sanele Goli, a Grade 10 engineering pupil,
before the start of their Greenpower Challenge at the Mthatha Airport Picture: SIKHO NTSHOBANE

EC pupils to race in Britain

HE MIGHT not own a driver’s licence nor has he ever driven a car in his life, but Sanele Goli, 17, reckons he could give Lewis Hamilton and company a run for their money in Formula 1.

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Screaming boy scares off ‘hitmen’

Rival wanted councillor taken out A CHILD of five frightened off four armed thugs by screaming at the top of his voice when they arrived to attack his grandmother, Buffalo City Ward 13 councillor Ncumisa Mekane at the weekend.


FIRE AND ICE: More snow and rain will be on the way

WHILE heavy snow falls yesterday caused havoc on Eastern Cape roads, gale-force winds fanned a fire through a township.


No ebola cases in SA

There are no Ebola cases reported or confirmed in South Africa, the health department said on Friday.

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