Three siblings opened hole and escaped after their mother locked them in house to die of hunger

By Jonk wa Mashamba Kamogelo (10), Tshwarelo (5) and Karabo (3) have already been through the worst of their lives. They know how to spend days without proper meal as they ate left-overs from trash. Their mother always fed them abusive treatment. Dineo Vilakazi, a native of Lesotho, is addicted to nyaope and matekwane … Read more

Alex woman, Hazel ,takes her ordeal to theatre after she was raped

By Staff Reporter It takes a really brave person like Ntokozo Hazel Mhlaba to turn her traumatic experience as a rape survivor into a theatre production. Titled The Aftermath, the production will be staged at the South African State Theatre in Tshwane from 17 until, 19 Sunday. The 34-year-old Mhlaba, a playwright and director, … Read more

Alex man invited girls aged 5,7 and 8 into his house, gave them sweets and raped them. Now docket is allegedly missing

By Jonk wa Mashamba “The law failed us…we were hoping that this culprit will be removed from the society as children are not safe. I wonder who will be next,” fumed a sister of one of the girls. The alleged rapist appeared in the Alexandra Magistrate’s Court today, 16 January, 2023. But the family … Read more

Alex young people get rid of unemployment through shoe washing business

By Given Motswiane While South Africans, especially the youth, face high unemployment and send their CVs without success, others are doing their best to find a job in what they know! Alex Reporters now sheds light on young people fighting unemployment through their entrepreneurial spirit. Sifiso Brian Ndalo (25) was born and brought up … Read more

Guard stabbed at Alex Clinic

By Jonk wa Mashamba Security guard stabbed in Alexandra Health Centre and University Clinic (Masakhane) in the early hours of Sunday by escort. He is admitted at Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital. The perpetrator escaped after the incident and remains unknown. According to the information at our disposal, the perpetrator wanted to get into the … Read more

Alex family of slain Palesa seeks support as boyfriend appears in court for her murder

By Jonk wa Mashamba “No bail for perpetrators of GBVF. “On 5 September 2022, we woke up to news that our daughter, Palesa Matlamela had died, Palesa’s Mother Eunice Matlamela According to reports, Palesa’s boyfriend, Roy Mphephu assaulted her at Alex Boulevard, 8th Avenue, on Sunday 4 September 2022. Mphephu allegedly fatally assaulted Palesa … Read more

Cllr Raphadu calls for parents to deal with the anarchy of their kids in Alex schools

By Jonk wa Mashamba The recent chaotic scenes at Alexandra High School when learners stormed the school kitchen, demanding that they would not eat phuthu and maas, left many residents flabbergasted. On the video that went rival, learners were seen storming into the kitchen, took the pot full of food and started throwing it … Read more

Linda, who manufactures shoes from scratch to finish in Alex asks for funding to buy machinery 

By Jonk wa Mashamba Linda Mbhele (31) owns the brand Ellipsis. He became celebrated when he did the hard work, designing high quality shoes from his house in Alex with little resources. The creative artist who grew in Alexandra said Ellipsis began as a designer of clothes. He tells Mashamba Media that he was … Read more

She is Jabulile (16), Miss Inspire SA Teen 2023 Finalist and she needs your vote for her to take the crown home

By Jonk wa Mashamba At 16, Jabulile Angel Baloyi from Alex, has already helped disadvantaged members of the community. If not doing her school work, she is busy helping someone or landing a hand in a community project. Through her commitment and dedication, she has won the hearts of many young people in her … Read more

Patriotic alliance troubled by influx of illegal foreigners at Riverpark Clinic

By Jonk wa Mashamba Members of Patriotic Alliance ward 81 made their presence felt when they visited the Riverpark Clinic. According to PR councillor, Oupa Sako, the Riverpark clinic is one of the busiest clinics in Region E. However, he says, the clinic has a major influx problem. ” People from outside the demarcation … Read more

Alex kids will now become professional swimmers after swim academy established in their area

By Jonk wa Mashamba US-South African Venture has launched Alexandra Youth Swim Academy to combat fatal drowning on the 22nd January, 2023. According to Lawrence Ruele ,co-founder and programme director, Alexandra Youth Swim Academy (AYSA) was created because fatal drownings were an unfortunate reality in South Africa. Ruele said the drownings had disproportionately affected … Read more