News

Child rapist sentenced to life imprisonment

A 56-year-old male was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment at the Grahamstown High Court, yesterday 15/11. The ruthless felon Makwedini Skoluku was given the lengthy sentenced after he had lured a 5-year-old child from her grandmother's house offering her and her friends money to…

Government News

Report: 620 Million Children Lack Proper School Toilets

A lack of proper school toilets threatens the health, education and safety of at least 620 million children around the world, the charity WaterAid said in a new study published Friday.Children at 1 in 3 schools lack access to proper toilets, putting them at risk…

Aviation

Customs officials confiscate counterfeit goods worth R10m

South African Revenue Service (SARS) customs officials have intercepted suspected counterfeit clothing and shoes valued at approximately R10 722 364 in the Western Cape. In a statement on Thursday, SARS said the incident happened during a special high-visibility operation at Rawsonville Weighbridge off the N1…

Business

UWC Ladies crowned Western Cape Sasol League Champions

University of Western Cape Ladies claimed the 2018 Western Cape Sasol League crown after defeating RV United 5-2 at the UWC Stadium on Saturday, 10 November.Banyana Banyana international, Khanya Xesi scored a brace and Molatelo Kobo bagged a hattrick for UWC in the thrilling encounter…

Medical and Health

Justice system urged to work together to curb state looting

The criminal justice system will have to work collaboratively if efforts to curb corruption in government, State-owned entities and in the corporate sector are to pay off, says Special Investigating Unit head, Advocate Andy Mothibi.Mothibi made the statement on Monday following the South Gauteng High…