WHILE two organisations yesterday denounced Eastern Cape Education MEC Mandla Makupula’s weekend remarks to hundreds of matric pupils that children had no rights, the MEC claimed his comments had been misunderstood and “decontextualised”.
A DAY after taxpayers paid more than R20000 to fix Eastern Cape finance MEC and ANC provincial chairperson Phumulo Masualle’s state vehicle, the car was again damaged.
EASTERN Cape premier Noxolo Kiviet is expected to zoom in on the poor performances by municipalities during a two-day provincial executive council lekgotla at the Regent Hotel in East London.
A PARTIALLY blind, 110-year-old Butterworth granny was raped in her house last week.
SINETHEMBA Magibisela and Siyabonga Jolibhokhwe were not going to remind anyone of the past junior-flyweight greats such as Vuyani Nene, Odwa Mdleleni and Mveleli Luzipho but they produced an action- packed fight in their battle for the vacant Eastern Cape junior-flyweight title at Mdantsane indoor sports centre on Sunday.
TEACHER shortages continue to cripple Eastern Cape schools, with six shutting down indefinitely yesterday, including one of the largest in Buffalo City.
ONE of the worst state- owned boarding schools in the Eastern Cape is going to be rebuilt from scratch.