Masualle’s political fate in hands of PEC leaders today

By ZINE GEORGE and ZINGISA MVUMVU The Eastern Cape ANC leadership will meet today to decide premier Phumulo Masualle’s political future amid a call by...

Ex-soldier hacks home intruder to death

A former soldier has been charged with murder after she hacked a suspected intruder to death at her Qaga village home near King William’s...

Guptas and lieutenants were “secret” passengers on court case flight

South African air charter company Execujet has been accused of flouting international aviation regulations when it failed to declare the identity of five “secret”...

Peddie villagers worried as hippos remain on the loose

Residents are living in fear in villages surrounding the Fish River in Peddie as a number of hippos are said to be on the...

Mabuyane and deputy sworn in at Bhisho legislature

ANC Eastern Cape provincial chairman Oscar Mabuyane and his deputy Mlungisi Mvoko are the newest members of the provincial legislature in Bhisho following their...

DA welcomes new EC rural members, predicts poll win

Newly sworn-in President Cyril Ramaphosa will not be able to turn around South Africa’s fortunes as long as he is still surrounded by his...

EC reshuffle to follow swearing-in

ANC provincial chairman Oscar Mabuyane and his deputy Mlungisi Mvoko will be sworn in as members of the Bhisho legislature today. This is the clearest...

R34m vanishes from Marikana community project

A Marikana woman is living in fear after she was beaten and kicked by a man who lives in her street‚ allegedly for asking...

CR must ‘strengthen law enforcers’

Justice Malala, national political commentator and journalist, speaking in East London yesterday, said President Cyril Ramaphosa’s key to South Africa’s economic recovery lay in...

‘More jobs, no more corruption’

By ZINE GEORGE and SIMTHANDILE FORD President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered his inaugural speech last night, where he announced tangible plans to create jobs for the...

Grahamstown name change

Only the signature of the national minister of Arts and Culture stands in the way of finalising Grahamstown’s name change to Makana. This after a...

WATCH: UFH students stage night vigil at EL campus

Thousands of University of Fort Hare students braved Wednesday’s rainy weather when they held a night vigil outside the East London campus as part...

LIVE | Ramaphosa to deliver his first Sona – as it...

President Cyril Ramaphosa is due to give his first state of the nation address (Sona) in Parliament on Friday night. Follow all the developments...

BREAKING: Bail for Gupta associates in dairy farm scandal case

Bail has been granted to eight accused in the Estina Dairy Farm scandal case which has embroiled mining minister Mosebenzi Zwane and the embattled...

BREAKING: De Lille survives no-confidence motion by one vote

Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille survived a motion of no-confidence by one vote on Thursday. Only 109 councillors voted in favour of the motion...

‘Zuma is gone!’ Political parties‚ civil groups celebrate

Political parties and civil society groups have celebrated the resignation of President Jacob Zuma. DA leader Mmusi Maimane said Zuma had done untold harm to...

Jacob Zuma: from teenage freedom fighter to ANC strongman

Jacob Zuma‚ who was president of the African National Congress from December 2007 to December 2017‚ joined the party at the tender age of...

AIC rips into ANC’s E Cape leadership

African Independent Congress (AIC) president Mandla Galo has hit back at ANC leaders in the Eastern Cape, accusing them of trying to sabotage the...

R117m road going nowhere

Construction on the controversial R117-million Qumza Highway upgrade remains at a standstill after the site was shut down late last year, apparently due to...

ZUMA RESIGNS ‘I QUIT’

President Jacob Zuma has finally resigned after stalling for over two weeks as he accused the ANC leadership of unfairness and victimising him. This brings...

We will tell Zuma what he did wrong‚ says ANC

The ANC has promised to explain to former president Jacob Zuma exactly what he did wrong. On Wednesday night‚ ANC deputy secretary-general Jessie Duarte addressed...

Jacob Zuma has resigned

President Jacob Zuma resigned as leader of South Africa on Wednesday evening during a televised address to the nation. "I resign as president of the...

Zuma is “deranged‚ psychotic‚ insane‚ of unsound mind or just foolish”‚...

ANC MP and chairperson of the portfolio committee on environmental affairs‚ Philly Mapulane‚ said there was pure frustration at Jacob Zuma’s refusal to leave...

De Lille wins legal fight on eve of critical vote

Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille won her legal skirmish with the DA on Wednesday‚ the eve of a no-confidence vote in her leadership. De...

Nombembe’s assets to go under hammer

Assets belonging to late ANC Youth League provincial leader, businessman and Mnquma Municipality's R10-million black plastic bag scandal accused, Sive Nombembe, are set to...

BREAKING: ANC caucus decides to push for motion of no confidence...

The ANC parliamentary caucus has agreed to table a motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma on Thursday. According to insiders‚ National Assembly Speaker...

WATCH: ‘RESIGN OR FACE VULTURES’

Mantashe’s warning to Zuma - By Zingisa Mvumvu  ANC national chairman Gwede Mantashe yesterday said President Jacob Zuma’s continued resistance to stepping down would leave...

BREAKING: Guptas plan to strike deal with Hawks – will Duduzane...

By Graeme Hosken And Qaanitah Hunter The embattled Gupta family is hoping to strike a deal with the Hawks this morning. This follows the Hawks...

Hawks raid Gupta home‚ businesses

The Hawks on Wednesday morning raided the Gupta compound in Saxonwold as part of its investigation into state capture. They have blocked off the road...

We will vote Zuma out if he doesn’t resign‚ says Gigaba

If President Jacob Zuma does not resign‚ the ANC will remove him through Parliament‚ finance minister Malusi Gigaba has said. Zuma should ideally relinquish his...

Matatiele move to KZN under spotlight

The financial implications of moving Matatiele from the Eastern Cape to KwaZulu-Natal were among the concerns raised by residents with MPLs yesterday. Residents of Harry...

E Cape suffers largest unemployment hike

The Eastern Cape lost 30000 jobs in the last three months of last year. However, the jobs landscape in BCM showed an improvement. This is...

Zuma must resign or be devoured by vultures: Mantashe

ANC National chairman Gwede Mantashe says if president Jacob Zuma does not resign, the ANC will be left no choice but to let him...

ANC decides to recall Jacob Zuma

The ANC national executive committee has decided to recall President Jacob Zuma‚ after he rejected attempts by his political party to persuade him to...

WATCH LIVE: ANC reveals outcome of NEC meeting – and Zuma’s...

The African National Congress's (ANC) top leadership is holding a media briefing at Luthuli House in Johannesburg to present the outcomes of its special...

Southernwood man, 50, accused of raping minors

A 50-year-old Southernwood man has been arrested for allegedly raping an undisclosed number of minor girls in the East London suburb. There was drama in...

Ex-cop ‘one of Bartlett’s kidnappers’

One of grandmother Denise Bartlett’s two accused kidnappers is a 45-year-old former police officer in the dog unit. Komani police spokeswoman Captain Namhla Mdleleni yesterday...

R3m damages for handicapped girl

A child who was left severely handicapped, both physically and mentally, due at least partly to the negligence of staff at two major provincial...

‘Everything is off. He has to go’ – ANC NEC gives...

The ANC’s national executive committee has decided to recall President Jacob Zuma as head of state‚ with no deal and an ultimatum. The final decision...

Zuma must resign, says ANC NEC

ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa led a delegation of the party's top officials to deliver news to state President Jacob Zuma that he has to...

Six teachers in sex with pupils scandal

The Eastern Cape department of education is investigating six teachers, including a school principal, who have all been accused of sleeping with pupils. The allegations...

Amatole official’s mother dies after long illness 

Amatole regional secretary Terris Ntutu mourns the death of his mother who passed away Saturday evening following a long illness. Ntutu said their mothers passing...

BCM needs R7.5bn to fix ailing roads

Buffalo City Metro needs more than R7.5-billion to fix its ailing road infrastructure. In a report presented by councillor Ncedo Kumbaca to the mayoral committee...

Bhisho, ANC fight Matatiele’s move to KZN

The Eastern Cape government and the ANC have questioned the terms of a coalition agreement made by their national structures in 2016, saying there...

New coin and banknotes for Mandela’s 100th birthday

South Africans can expect a new coin and banknote issue with former President Nelson Mandela’s face on it later this year. The South African Reserve...

Paramedic witnesses son’s killing during robbery

A senior health official watched in horror as robbers shot and killed his son during the early hours of yesterday. Mthatha emergency services district manager...

Wait another day – Ramaphosa tells SA

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa believes the future of President Jacob Zuma will be resolved at the ANC national executive committee (NEC) meeting on Monday...

EC residents find man’s body at bottom of a cliff

Mbizana residents this weekend discovered the body of a man who is suspected to have been missing for almost a month. According to provincial department...

Give Zuma the security and benefits he wants – in prison‚...

President Jacob Zuma can get all the security and benefits he is entitled to – in prison‚ says the Democratic Alliance. The DA said on...

ANC NEC to meet on Monday in Pretoria

The ANC has scheduled a special national executive committee (NEC) meeting for Monday. It is expected to start at 2pm at St George Hotel in...