Police are investigating taxi-related shooting in Mdantsane

By: Nosipho Haya-Komisa The Eastern Cape Department of Transport, Safety, and Liaison MEC Weziwe Tikana-Gxothiwe has condemned the taxi violence incidents in Mdantsane. This is after two taxi owners, a bystander, and the alleged hitman were gunned down yesterday afternoon. Tiakana-Gxothiwe has urged the Mdantsane … Continue readingPolice are investigating taxi-related shooting in Mdantsane

Pakati plans on increasing Indigent beneficiaries

Nosipho Haya-Komisa High-ranking politicians from all spheres of the government, traditional leaders, Buffalo City Metro residents, and other stakeholders gathered at the East London ICC to attend Buffalo City’s State of the City Address delivered by Executive Mayor Xola Pakati yesterday. Some people watched the … Continue readingPakati plans on increasing Indigent beneficiaries

I-Carbon monoxide ngunobangela wobhubhane eNyobeni Tavern

By: Nosipho Haya-Komisa Iziphumo zokuqala zophando ngoku bhubha kwabantwana abangamshumi amabini ananye kwindawo yentselo ebizwa ngokuba kuse Nyobeni Tavern eScenery Park, zibonakalisa okokuba i-Carbon monoxide ngunobangela wokukubhubha kwabo. Kukholelwa kwelokuba ijenerayitha ye petrol eyafunyanwa kwindawo yexhwayelo yiyo eyakhupha umsi otyhefekileyo ze warhaxa abantwana abaphakathi kweminyaka … Continue readingI-Carbon monoxide ngunobangela wobhubhane eNyobeni Tavern

By: Nosipho Haya-Komisa Police in the Eastern Cape are calling on parents and relatives whose children did not return home over the weekend to go to the Woodbrook Mortuary in West Bank for identification. It is alleged that about five unidentified bodies are still kept … Continue reading

Eastern Cape government is ready for the upcoming winter initiation season

By: Nosipho Haya-Komisa The long-awaited winter circumcision season is expected to be officially opened this coming Friday. Scores of eligible boys in the province are expected to undergo the tradition. During the last December initiation season, close to 40 boys died due to illegal initiation … Continue readingEastern Cape government is ready for the upcoming winter initiation season

Women Hawkers in Mdantsane received a boost from BCMM and Coca-Cola SA

By: Nosipho Haya-Komisa 25 jubilant women working as informal traders in Mdantsane Highway are set to benefit from the programme aimed at reviving the township economy. This is after Coca-Cola South Africa together with Buffalo City Metro Municipality donated 20 “Bizniz in a Box” structures … Continue readingWomen Hawkers in Mdantsane received a boost from BCMM and Coca-Cola SA

South Africans are demanding answers for the murder of Namhla Mtwa

By: Nosipho Haya-Komisa The fight against gender-based violence is still on, as hundreds of ordinary people, politicians, friends and family members of Namhla Mtwa marched to Umthatha Central Police Station demanding justice for Namhla Mutwa. This is after Sanga Nozintaba Matwa distributed sensitive evidence of … Continue readingSouth Africans are demanding answers for the murder of Namhla Mtwa

Boxing SA referee and judge ploughs back to the community of Kwelerha

By: Nosipho Haya-Komisa Kwelerha boxing clubs received a shot in the arm after Mdantsane-born and Boxing South Africa referee and judge Phumeza Zinakile donated boxing equipment to them. Kwelerha is one of the province’s rural areas where young people are victims of alcohol and drug … Continue readingBoxing SA referee and judge ploughs back to the community of Kwelerha