HEARTBROKEN: Avumile Pelem comforts Nontofani Velani, 84, whose daughter was killed and the body dumped inside a toilet at a Tsholomnqa village Picture: ZWANGA MUKHUTHU

Woman’s body found in toilet

A kidnapped mother of two was found dead inside a toilet in Tsholomnqa. Residents were led to her naked body on Tuesday afternoon by a 16-year-old who allegedly told his mother that the woman’s

Curvaceous finalist
Desi Cornelius will be
showcasing her
modelling skills next
week for the title in

EL woman hopes to be Miss Curvaceous

East London beauty Desi Cornelius will be showing off her curves with the hope of clinching the Miss Curvaceous title in Johannesburg next week.

OCTOBER 21, 2014 Joyce Budaza 67, with her two grandsons Owam (right) 5, and Silindokuhle 4. The boys' mother Zanele Budaza 21 (insert) died on Saturday shortly after giving birth in her home when the family could not be allocated an ambulance. Picture: ZWANGA MUKHUTHU

Department denies mom died after ambulance delay

The Eastern Cape health department yesterday rejected claims that an ambulance had delayed attending to an incident where a Peddie woman died shortly after giving birth on Saturday morning.


Bring back bodies, urge pastors

Families of more than 80 South Africans killed in a building collapse in Nigeria will not find closure until the bodies are brought back, the Mahikeng Ministers Fellowship (MMF) chairman Apostle Zandisile

MAKING A POINT: Advocate Sonwabile Mancotywa on Heritage issues during a Dispatch Dialogues at the Guild theatre Picture: MICHAEL PINYANA

VIDEO: Government ‘overlooks’ heritage

The South African government did not take issues of culture and heritage seriously and missed out on the economic benefits of heritage tourism.


Oscar cried himself to sleep: report

The Correctional Services department on Thursday declined to comment on a report that convicted paralympian Oscar Pistorius wept himself to sleep on his first day in prison.

VICTIM: Xolani Senior Secondary
School pupil Lufezile Capa suffered
minor scarring on his face after a
fellow pupil threw acid on his face

Teen’s eye injured by acid spray

An Eastern Cape pupil has been burnt by acid at school. The victim is Lufezile Capa, 14, from Xolani Senior Secondary School in Zwelitsha’s Zone6.

Minister Nene Flanked by Deputy Minister  Mcebisi Jonas, Sars Commissioner Tom Moyane and Director General Lungile Fuzile on arrival at Parliament). Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene delivering his Mid Term Budget

Nene tightens the nation’s belt

The Eastern Cape budget is looking nearly half a billion rand leaner after Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene yesterday slashed provincial budgets by almost R2-billion as he moved to tighten the nation’s belt.

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