Articles containing the tag ‘Eastern Cape
    By Staff Writer On Wednesday, December 27th, 2023

    Mbongeni Ngema Dies in Car Accident

    Legendary playwright, actor and singer-songwriter Mbongeni Ngema has died after being involved in a car accident. This is according to a statement that was released by his family on Wednesday, 27 December 2023.... Read more »
    By Sinethemba Mandyoli On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

    23 September, Isizwe Boxing tournament

    Eastern Cape Miniflyweight Title Fight   Minifly: 10 Rounds, Phumlani Maloni (Challenger) vs Xolisa Magusha (Champion) JR Fly: 6 Rounds, Nwabisile Cholani vs Fikile Mlonyeni Bantam: 6 rounds, Unathi Mndwan... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

    Matric Results 2014: Gauteng Shines but Produces Relatively Fewer University Passes than the Western Cape

    According to the Department of Basic Education, its analysis reveals that there is a decline in the pass rate of matriculants this year. In addition, the Department also showed that while Gauteng was the top pe... Read more »
    By Sinethemba Mandyoli On Monday, April 28th, 2014

    Mzonke ‘The Rose of Qumbu’ Fana Defends His Title in Fashion

    Over the weekend the Rose of Qumbu was born in the small Town of Qumbu in the Eastern Cape. Qumbu is where the Cape Town based Mzonke Fana was born about 4 decades ago but returned this weekend after a 20 year ... Read more »
    By PAW On Sunday, December 8th, 2013

    Mandela’s Death Leaves Others Unmoved

    It has been a few days since former President Nelson Mandela passed away at his Houghton, Johannesburg home last Thursday. His family was with him during his last hours, among them his third wife Graca Machel w... Read more »
    By Ntokozo Sindane On Thursday, August 29th, 2013

    Walter Sisulu University Closed

    The situation at the Walter Sisulu University in the Eastern Cape is still not ideal for studies to resume. The staff members at the university have been on strike for the past five weeks. The wage disputes and... Read more »
    By PAW On Monday, July 29th, 2013

    Botched Circumcisions Claim 60 Lives in the Eastern Cape

    Circumcision season usually starts from May and continues until around the end of the mid-year school holidays in July depending on the area. This is a difficult time for the young boys who go to initiation sch... Read more »
    By Ntokozo Sindane On Friday, June 28th, 2013

    Mandela Family Goes to Court Over Burial Site

    With all eyes on the Pretoria Medi-Clinic Heart Hospital where former South African President Nelson Mandela fights for his life, a legal drama has been unfolding at his home in Qunu, Eastern Cape. On Friday, t... Read more »
    By Zuziwe On Sunday, July 22nd, 2012

    Bus Collision Claims lives of 18 people

    Independent Online — Eighteen people died in a horror collision between two buses – one carrying school pupils and the other Western Cape mourners to a funeral in the Eastern Cape – at about 6am on Saturd... Read more »
    By The Editor On Monday, April 30th, 2012

    Sicelo Shiceka dies

    Former minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Sicelo Shiceka passed away at St. Mary's Hospital in the Eastern Cape on Monday, 30 April 2012. He was aged 45. It is reported that he had been ... Read more »