Police with knives and condoms that were found with Nathaniel Nyaluza Secondary School pupils on Wednesday during their search. From left are Constable Twatwa, Sergeant Nomaxabiso Maqungo, Lieutenant Colonel Martins Memani, Warrant Officers Deon Peters and Chris Duiker. Photo: Luvuyo Mjekula

Gaga is back as Mayor

The ANC has put its weight behind Nomhle Gaga to continue to lead Makana Municipality despite calls from some in the party's local branches for sub-regional leader Mabhuti Matyumza to occupy the position. Gaga was up against Matyumza and Phumla Matyumza, who is an additional member in the ANC sub-region for the position of Mayor, according to regional secretary Scara Njadayi. 

Students waiting game

Rhodes University students will wait for the Minister of Higher Education and Training Dr Blade Nzimande's announcement on whether there would be a fees increase next year.

Organisations mark Marikana killings

About 150 people from different municipalities gathered in Grahamstown on Tuesday 16 August to commemorate the 34 people who died during the Marikana miners’ strike in September 2012.

Nesi 5th in Washie

Grocott’s Mail newspaper salesman and avid runner, Mzwabantu Nesi finished the recent Washie 100 Miler, taking fifth position overall. 

Bathurst attack

A Bathurst couple between the ages of 60 and 70 were attacked just before midnight on Saturday 12 August.