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Residents irate after not told of EMLM move to start loadshedding

  Instead of dealing with illegal connections, the municipality has now opted for load shedding in certain parts of Komani. This is the sentiment of residents...

Judges biased, Magashule says in bid to approach appeal court over...

Suspended ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule has accused the Johannesburg high court of “actual and/or perceived bias” in its judgment that dismissed his application to...

Sports

Schools

Thistledown Play Centre closes doors

After offering 49 years of early childhood education, Thistledown Play Centre management removed the institution's signage as the school officially ended its journey in...

Miss Teen Southern Africa contestant visits local school

Beauty and brains are not mutually exclusive says Queenstown Girls' High School pupil, Somilasonke Mshumpela, a Miss Teen Southern Africa contestant. Mshumpela was at Van...

Mentors hold event to inspire

Thirty young women who will be upgrading their matric results this year came out inspired from an event hosted by obstetrician and gynaecologist...

SA moves to alert level 4 for 14 days: Cyril Ramaphosa

All gatherings are prohibited, effectively immediately, except for funerals with a maximum of 50 people, said President Cyril Ramaphosa. The sale of all alcohol...

Matric exams to start on November 1 and end on December...

It’s official: the national senior certificate exams for matric pupils will start on November 1 and end on December 7. The exam papers scheduled to...

‘Parent smacking teacher in face’ video is real, says education department

The North West education department has confirmed a video shared on social media showing a parent confronting a teacher and knocking her to the...

Get vaccinated to save education sector, Motshekga tells teachers

Basic education minister Angie Motshekga has asked all teachers to get vaccinated against Covid-19 in order to stabilise schooling. "Truth be told, the sector is...

Hundreds of Komani pupils tested after Covid reports

The Chris Hani district health department visited local schools this week to conduct Covid-19 tests after receiving reports of pupils having contracted the virus....

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

Komani magistrate scathing about bungled probe into death

A Komani magistrate last week lashed out at the police for bungling the investigation into...

Police suspect syndicate to blame for spate of robberies

Police say they suspect a syndicate is behind a spate of robberies that have hit...

Police evidence rooms ‘full’ as looted goods are being recovered: Bheki Cele

Police minister Bheki Cele says evidence rooms are full as goods are being confiscated from...

WATCH | Police recover looted goods including beds‚ electronic goods and mag wheels

On Monday police recovered thousands of rands worth of items stolen from warehouses and retail...

Queenstown CPF calls on residents to protect Komani

The Queenstown Community Police Forum (CPF) urges local residents to protect the jobs of community...

Cash smuggler forfeits R2m to Sars

A man who tried to smuggle US dollars worth about R2m out of the country...

‘We all knew you were innocent’ — New footage of Lindani Myeni’s death opens old wounds

New footage from the Honolulu home where Lindani Myeni was shot dead has opened old wounds,...

Cop killed while allegedly stealing from construction site in Cape Town

An off-duty cop from Khayelitsha‚ alleged to be with a gang of alleged thieves who...

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Columnists

In Touch | Zuma wants his freedom at the huge expense of the poor

Whenever I walk into any shop, office or filling station around Komani, I bump into someone I have taught or have taught his relative...

Empowerment Zone | Response after looting gives hope

The last week has shown me that anything is possible in this country. We all watched malls and businesses being looted and burnt down...

In Touch | Who is taking care of the carers?

Amid the pandemic no one stops to think about what all this is doing to the health workers who are in the front lines....

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