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April, 2012

  • 24 April

    Zille: EC education an “unholy mess”

        By Marc Davies Emphatically denouncing the Eastern Cape administration, DA leader Helen Zille described education in the province as a “holy mess” at the party’s recent elective conference in Grahamstown. The event, attended by approximately 500 party members, heard Zille’s commentary on local schools only two weeks after …

  • 24 April

    The cost of Zuma’s wives

    President Jacob Zuma with his new wife, Gloria Bongi Ngema. Pic: Flickr

        By Nikho Mageza Having wed wife number four this past weekend at a traditional ceremony in Nkandla, the South African president denies allegations that his wives are supported by the state and taxpayers’ money.

March, 2012

  • 29 March

    Rhinos: suffering in silence

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                              By Isabelle Anne Abraham Rhino poaching is beyond a crisis now; it is simply out of control, said Dr. William Fowlds, in his rhino poaching presentation at Rhodes University. The talk was held on Wednesday, 28 March, and …

  • 26 March

    Silent Protest Gallery

    Pictures by: Niamh Walsh-Vorster, Megan Fischer, Alexa Sedgwick  

February, 2012

  • 28 February

    Child rape continues to rise in EC

      By Megan Ellis While the fight against sexual violence continues to rage on in South Africa a disturbing trend continues to rise, especially in the Eastern Cape. According to EC police spokesperson Brigadier Marinda Mills, child rape is becoming more frequent in the province. Earlier this month, the Daily Dispatch reported a …