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Lubabalo Ngcukana

AbaThembu hold emergency meetings over ‘calm’ King Dalindyebo’s future

27 July 2014 6:00

The royal family of AbaThembu and the entire AbaThembu nation will hold emergency meetings today and Tuesday respectively to discuss a letter from President Jacob Zuma regarding the dethroning of controversial king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo.

Mandela funeral scandal: Premier Masualle has something to hide, says DA

17 July 2014 12:37

The DA leader in the Eastern Cape, Athol Trollip, has vowed to take the matter of Premier Phumulo Masualle’s alleged involvement in a scandal connected with Nelson Mandela’s funeral to the Public Protector and the Auditor-General.

Initiation deaths: Time to rethink custom, says MEC

6 July 2014 6:00

The time has come for those who are adamant that the Xhosa traditional circumcision rite be practised as it has been traditionally done, to rethink their stance, Eastern Cape Local Government and Traditional Affairs MEC Fikile Xasa says.