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Two teenage initiates die in freak hut fire - 13 others in hospital with serious burnsTwo teenage initiates die in freak hut fire - 13 others in hospital with serious burns

Jun 26, 2017 10:05

The start of this winter's traditional male initiation season claimed two lives over the weekend after two initiates, aged 18 and 19 years, were burnt to death in a hut...

Eastern Cape farmers innovate to battle local unemploymentEastern Cape farmers innovate to battle local unemployment

Jun 26, 2017 10:15

With the agricultural sector shedding 44 000 jobs...

Panayiotou murder trial: State expected to begin closing argumentPanayiotou murder trial: State expected to begin closing argument

Jun 26, 2017 07:50

The murder trial of disgraced Port Elizabeth...

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Jun 26, 2017 07:19

As the community of Lusikisiki battles the scourge ...

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