PE cops launch manhunt after man fatally stabbed

A manhunt for four suspects allegedly involved in the robbery and murder of a man early on Wednesday morning in Port Elizabeth has ensued. The victim, 23-year-old Denver Simons, was walking with a friend early on Wednesday morning when they were approached by four armed males. Two of the males are said to be known […]

EC police appeal for children’s safety after increase in drownings

Police’s diving unit in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape issued a statement on Friday appealing to parents and guardians to look after their children’s safety when visiting beaches and dams. This after two recent incidents, in which two children drowned. “The festive season is synonymous with summer and its heat. During this time, there is a […]

Woman who was denied kiss by her boyfriend in viral video speaks out

She tried to kiss her boyfriend while they were driving. But he didn’t kiss her back. And the whole incident was caught on camera. To add to Sphokuhle Ntanjana’s embarrassment, the video trended on social media and she’s been depressed ever since. The 23-year-old from Port Elizabeth said she even stayed away from social media […]

SABC staff fight for public mandate to stay

SABC editorial staff stood their ground as they fought hard to have the broadcaster retain its public service mandate that was fast being overtaken by ongoing commercialization and profit-driving programming at the corporation. They also called for the ring-fencing of the SABC newsroom against the arbitrary decisions of those in charge and to be able […]

Rape survivor Andy Kawa still seeking justice, 10 years after harrowing ordeal

Businesswoman and rape survivor Andy Kawa is taking on the system. In her new book, Kwanele: Enough! she lays bare the details of the summer’s day that changed her life and the hard road she was forced to travel to get justice for her attack. Kawa and her legal representatives are hoping to take her […]

Men rush for [email protected] as magoshas reduce the prices

Magoshas have had to slash their prices following the coronavirus lockdown. The women from Makhanda, Eastern Cape, told Daily Sun they used to charge between R100 and R200 an hour, but have reduced prices to between R50 and R150. They only started working again when lockdown level 1 started and their clients were hit hard […]

65-year-old Eastern Cape woman dies during shack fire

A 65-year-old Bethelsdorp woman burnt to death in a fire in Riemvasmaak outside Port Elizabeth on Saturday. According to police spokesperson Colonel Priscilla Naidu, it is alleged that at about 19:00, Nontozanele Margaret Mpongoshe and her 62-year-old husband went to bed. “They awoke at about 21:15 as their shack was on fire. They unsuccessfully tried […]

6-year-old prevents intruder from stealing television set

A six-year-old Port Elizabeth girl was the hero of the day after she prevented an intruder from fleeing with a television set. According to the police, the girl’s mother, a domestic worker at a residence in Greenbushes, had left the child watching television in the main house and went to her quarters in the yard […]

4 rapists get life in jail for 2017 gang rape in Port Elizabeth

Four men have been sentenced to life in prison for the gang rape of a woman in Port Elizabeth in 2017. A fifth perpetrator, who was 17 and therefore a juvenile at the time of the rape, was sentenced to 25 years behind bars. According to provincial police spokesperson Captain Sandra Janse van Rensburg, on […]

Judges slam Andile Lungisa over assault case comments

Some of SA’s top judges have demanded a retraction of remarks made by former ANC youth league leader Andile Lungisa that his case was unfairly decided because of political pressure and affiliation. Lungisa is currently serving a two-year sentence in the North End Prison in Port Elizabeth, after being convicted of assault. This comes after […]