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Man to appear for ex-girlfriend’s rape
March 1 2015 at 12:30

A man is expected to appear in the Butterworth Magistrate's Court in connection with the rape of his ex-girlfriend, police said.

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Man dead, 2 hurt in PE crash
February 27 2015 at 15:43

A man was killed and two injured when a Volkswagen Golf collided with a minibus taxi on the M17 near Swartkops, Port Elizabeth.

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R2 000 fine for tavern killing
February 26 2015 at 20:23

A man was sentenced in the Butterworth Regional Court to one year in prison or a R2 000 fine for culpable homicide.

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ECape man sentenced for rape
February 25 2015 at 15:12

An Eastern Cape man was jailed for 15 years by the Butterworth Regional Court, Eastern Cape police said.

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Man held for pensioner’s rape
February 23 2015 at 20:40

A man was arrested in Qina village, Centane for allegedly raping a 63-year-old woman.

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Three rhino killed in Eastern Cape
February 23 2015 at 18:46

Three white rhino were found dead on a private game reserve near East London, the Eastern Cape Green Scorpions said.

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One dead, 2 hurt in Uitenhage crash
February 23 2015 at 18:39

A man was killed and two women were critically injured when two cars collided on Rocklands Road, outside Uitenhage.

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PE’s water woes over
February 20 2015 at 15:23

Water supply problems in Port Elizabeth have been resolved, the Nelson Mandela Bay metro said.

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Sweet treats land pupils in hospital
February 20 2015 at 14:25

Eighteen pupils were admitted to hospital for food poisoning in Peddie after reportedly consuming chocolates sold by a hawker.

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Cops foil clothing store robbery
February 20 2015 at 10:22

Eastern Cape police arrested two men during an attempted armed robbery at the Ackermans store in Ngcobo.

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Cops nip dagga problem in the bud
February 19 2015 at 16:47

Port Elizabeth - Police have spent three weeks spraying Eastern Cape dagga plantations with chemicals in a bid to “nip the problem in the bud”.

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Woman in dock for babies in fridge
February 18 2015 at 15:44

The 29-year-old woman in whose fridge four dead babies were found has appeared in the Mthatha Magistrate's Court.

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Granny held for unlicensed gun
February 15 2015 at 09:38

An Eastern Cape grandmother has appeared in court in connection with the possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition.

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Man held for ex-girlfriend’s rape
February 15 2015 at 09:28

A 23-year-old man was arrested in Willowvale, Eastern Cape, for the assault and rape of his ex-girlfriend.

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34 hospitalised after eating cow
February 12 2015 at 19:23

Around 34 people are being treated for food poisoning after eating a dead cow in Dutywa near Butterworth.

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85 000 register for matric rewrite
February 11 2015 at 16:03

A total of 85 000 people have registered to sit for the supplementary examinations, the department of basic education said.

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Four dead babies found in freezer
February 10 2015 at 18:09

A 29-year-old woman was arrested after the bodies of four babies were found in a refrigerator in New Brighton.

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PE couple held for money laundering
February 10 2015 at 16:59

A couple was arrested in Port Elizabeth for alleged money laundering and possession of stolen property, the Hawks said.

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Matric cheats can rewrite exams
February 9 2015 at 13:49

Matriculants implicated in the Eastern Cape group copying scandal will be allowed to apply to sit supplementary exams.

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School caretaker held after rape
February 8 2015 at 14:45

A man was arrested for the alleged rape of an 11-year-old learner at a school in Butterworth, Eastern Cape police said.

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