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Protest halts first-day classes

Police were called in to Grahamstown's TEM Mrwetyana Secondary School on Wednesday 21 January 2015 and the school was closed after a stand-off with the Congress of South African students (Cosas).

Your chance to talk about the Budget

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has asked South Africans for their views on the upcoming Budget Speech and the general state of the economy.

The year ahead in numbers

What a tumultuous start to the year! I began writing this column on house prices in South Africa, but soon realised we are entering uncharted economic waters.

Bedroom killing: boyfriend was 'defenceless'

A Grahamstown woman who stabbed her boyfriend has pleaded not guilty to murder. 

Ntombomzi Smile told the Grahamstown Regional Court that her late boyfriend, Bonakele 'Ta Soul' Ngqiyaza, had been the aggressor on the day he was stabbed.

Talk - and listen! Advice for high school parents

There is a big difference between high school and primary school - and the transition can be difficult.