THE past few months have been an embarrassing precursor to Women’s Month for the Eastern Cape government. The province has recently been rocked by a plethora of scandals relating to sexism and nepotism which have left women at the receiving end of callous maltreatment and abuse.
Questions remain over Mandela funeral scandal THE official in the middle of the Nelson Mandela funeral scandal has been rewarded with another five-year contract as head of the Eastern Cape treasury department.
TEN valuable World War 2 medals awarded to naval officer Lieutenant George David Lord were stolen in a burglary at an East London home last week.
Students ordered to leave Alice till August THE University of Fort Hare (UFH) campus in Alice was closed yesterday following a week of student protests over funding.
Kings created not born, say AmaDlomo. A GROUP calling itself Royal Family for the Kingdom of AbaThembu said it was prepared to face anyone or go to the highest court to ensure AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo was dethroned.
AWARD-winning saxophonist McCoy Mrubata’s dream is to see the younger generation learning more about music and keeping the spirit of jazz alive in South African townships.
‘Joy on those faces just heart-warming’ THE department of education has new menus for its school nutrition programme – and for the first time, Eastern Cape pupils will be fed chicken meat.
THE Bhisho legislature is to appoint a retired judge to investigate sex-for-jobs claims that have rocked the provincial government recently.