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Cefups Academy closed for using corporal punishment

10 October 2014 16:46

Mpumalanga’s Cefups Academy has been shut down following an investigation that found that the upmarket school’s staff members have been using corporal punishment, which has been outlawed.

Five years for justice – and a bullet to the head ends it all

5 October 2014 6:00

Alfred Ngwenya was meant to testify this week against two men he accused of assaulting and shooting him in a racially motivated attack five years ago. Instead, the 44-year-old was shot again just ten days before taking the stand – this time fatally. Ngwenya was shot dead in the street in Piet Retief, Mpumalanga. Eyewitnesses saw […]

Mpumalanga murder rate shoots up … but it’s not all bad news

25 September 2014 15:43

Mpumalanga had a mixed bag of results when it came to its latest crime statistics. Many crimes have decreased, but Mpumalanga’s murder rate rose by 16.4% according to the statistics, which are from April 2013 to March 2014.