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‘New system’ for daily Covid-19 stats – but health department mum...

The department of health will be switching to a new system to release the country's daily Covid-19 statistics. When asked why the ages of those...

Black Coffee jets off to play international gig in St Tropez...

After being locked down for several months because of the Covid-19 pandemic, DJ Black Coffee will resume his international tour on Tuesday night with...

Sports

Schools

Union calls on teachers‚ pupils to picket until Ramaphosa ‘listens’ and...

The Educators Union of SA (Eusa) has called on teachers and pupils to picket from Tuesday to pressure President Cyril Ramaphosa to close schools...

Angie Motshekga’s team to take on those ‘hellbent on disrupting schools’

The Council of Education Ministers (CEM), led by basic education minister Angie Motshekga, on Friday condemned ongoing attempts by political and civic organisations to...

Tributes pour in for AmaRharhabe Queen Noloyiso Sandile

President says Queen Noloyiso was a champion of rural women A human treasure, a bastion of traditional values and a torchbearer of peace. These were some of...

This is when your child can go back to school

Basic education minister Angie Motshekga has announced new dates for pupils to return to class. The new dates were published on Tuesday in the Government...

‘Discontinue 2020 academic year’: survey of parents and pupils

Having lost a significant portion of the school year to the lockdown, many parents and pupils believe the school year should be repeated in...

SA school nutrition programme has resumed: Motshekga

Basic education minister Angie Motshekga says the school nutrition programme has resumed for grade 12 and 7 pupils in all provinces. “Now we have even...

Covid-19 has infected 2,740 teachers since return to school: Motshekga

Basic education minister Angie Motshekga said on Sunday that less than one percent of the country's teachers had been infected by the coronavirus since...

Three provinces halt the return to school of grade R pupils

Three provinces have opted to halt the return to school of grade R pupils. Last week the department of basic education announced that on Monday...

Features

#Celebrating 100 years of Nelson Mandela

IN HONOUR of Nelson Mandela’s legacy The Rep shared his most famous quotes. “And if they...

Fire crackers and dogs

SPCA manager Betty Cree has urged locals to ensure that their dogs are kept in...

Kia Motoring Monthly: Grand Sedona the ultimate family ride

THE Kia Grand Sedona ticks all the boxes when it comes to comfort, ease and...

Clinic offers more affordable care

WITH medical fees sky-rocketing, unaffordable medical aid systems and long, unavoidable queues at public health...

Danny’s Motor Spares – 20 years of excellence

Danny's Motor Spares has been part of the Komani landscape for the past two decades. Known...

Build It Queenstown for your security solutions

THE security of your family and your home is one of the most important investments...

Crime

Premier begs Cyril: send SIU to probe municipality for corruption

 OR Tambo District Municipality has R1.4bn in irregular expenditure, not least on a Covid awareness...

Two men dead after mob justice incident in Mlungisi

Two alleged burglars lay dead near Silver Town informal settlement following reported mob justice this...

Alleged house robbers arrested on Durban highway after shoot-out with police

  Three men, believed to have committed a house robbery on Tuesday, have been arrested after...

Thief jumps into homeowner’s bed in bid to evade arrest

A thief's “dream escape” was foiled when metro police pursued him into the home he...

Male pupil, 17, ‘raped and forced to bath in stream at gunpoint’

Police in Kagiso, west of Johannesburg, have launched a manhunt for two men after a...

10 Chatsworth cops smoked out in cigarette and cash busts

Ten policemen from Chatsworth, south of Durban, were bust by a team of detectives in...
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WATCH I Tshwane family goes car shopping after botched R5.7m UIF payout

Factory worker's bank account was at R12 when the payment meant for meant for 1,400...

Four arrested for smuggling cigarettes worth over R1m into SA

Four suspects have been arrested for allegedly smuggling illicit cigarettes worth over R1m into SA,...

Ex-husband and four others held after Ma-J’s death

A police officer has been charged alongside four other people with the kidnapping and murder...

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Columnists

IN TOUCH| Devastation of Covid-19 continues

Covid-19 is leaving tears and destruction in its wake and it looks as if it is here to stay. The last time I wrote...

IN TOUCH: Not all rules make sense

President Cyril Ramaphosa, on that fateful Tuesday March 23, said: “I am concerned that a rapid rise in infections will stretch our health services...

29 police officers ‘test positive’ for Covid-19 at Cape Town’s biggest station

Twenty-nine officials have tested positive for Covid-19 at Cape Town’s largest police station, according to a reliable source. The affected members are quarantined. On Sunday April...

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