Zwane to be investigated over state capture‚ MPs decide

Parliament announced a formal inquiry on Wednesday into state capture involving Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane‚ who is closely linked with the Gupta family. The...

IN NUMBERS: Crime and poverty stalk Ngcobo

Ngcobo‚ where the police station was attacked by robbers overnight‚ is the main town within the Engcobo Local Municipality‚ which falls within the Chris...

Bank wants ‘missing’ Gupta jet grounded

The bank that helped the Guptas purchase a private jet wants the “missing” aircraft to be grounded. Business Day https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/national/2018-02-21-canadian-bank-seeks-to-ground-gupta-aircraft/ reported on Wednesday that Canada’s...

Guest house owner found dead in bushes next to her home

Missing owner of popular East London guest house Thornycroft Lodge Elsa Remant-Eyland has been found dead. The decomposed body of the 67-year-old woman was recovered...

Attack on police station a ‘national tragedy’

The attack on a police station in Ngcobo in the Eastern Cape is “barbaric” and a “national tragedy”‚ a parliament committee said on Wednesday. A...

‘They must regret the day- Mbalula on Ngcobo police attack

Minister of Police‚ Fikile Mbalula‚ is furious at suspected robbers attacking a police station in the Eastern Cape‚ during which six people were killed....

Why EFF red berets will not be in parliament for Budget2018

Neither Malusi Gigaba's snazzy suits nor the hard work he will have been doing in the background to present Budget2018 impresses the Economic Freedom...

Masualle will deliver Sopa says ANC official

"As things stand, Premier (Phumulo) Masualle will deliver the State of the Province address," ANC provincial secretary Lulama Ngcukayitobi said today.  This as the province awaits clarity...

Five Eastern Cape police officers fatally shot in attack on police...

Five Eastern Cape police were shot dead in an apparent robbery at the Engcobo Police Station during the early hours of this morning. Police...

Ramaphosa presses home his ‘new dawn’

It is difficult to believe that‚ only a week ago‚ the ANC was still publicly doing an egg dance around Jacob Zuma‚ with secretary-general...

Masualle all set to deliver Friday’s Sopa

Premier Phumulo Masualle has yet to receive a directive that he won’t deliver the state of the province address tomorrow, his office announced yesterday. His...

Mashaba refers himself to Joburg council ethics committee

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has referred himself to the council’s ethics committee following allegations that he used his wife’s company to do business with...

Be warned‚ ministers – Ramaphosa will be keeping a beady eye...

As the minister of finance prepares to account to South African taxpayers how government plans to spend their money‚ President Cyril Ramaphosa wants his...

Guesthouse owner found dead in bushes

Owner of popular East London guesthouse Thornycroft Lodge, Elsa Remant-Eyland, has been found dead. The decomposed body of the 67-year-old was found by the police in the...

Oskido on egos‚ Bongo Maffin reunion and Busiswa’s future at Kalawa...

Music mogul Oskido has seen it all in his nearly three decades in the music industry‚ mentoring some of the biggest names in SA...

Ramaphosa vows to compensate families affected by Marikana incident

President Cyril Ramaphosa has promised to compensate the families of 44 miners who died during clashes with police in Marikana in 2012. Taking to the...

Review of size of government departments will take months: Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa says government’s decision to institute a review of the configuration‚ the number and the size of national government departments will take...

SACP in Eastern Cape wants urgent meeting with ANC after chief...

The (SACP) in the Eastern Cape has called for an urgent alliance meeting with the ANC in the province after the removal of Mzolile Mrara...

WATCH: SABC newsreader slips up & calls Zuma – ‘Jacob Ramaphosa’

Just days after SABC newsreader Peter Ndoro made headlines for "killing off" President Cyril Ramaphosa‚ another presenter from the broadcaster has become an internet...

BCM’s Nxarhuni name changes discussed

Non-Xhosa speakers and South African tourists have been encouraged to learn how to pronounce isiXhosa names as the consultation phase of changing Buffalo City...

Facebook to live stream Mandela centenary events

Facebook today announced a three-year partnership to support the Nelson Mandela archive. Aiming to bring together the geographically dispersed archives of the life and times...

Special meeting on Premier Masualle’s fate postponed

The ANC has shelved today's special meeting which was scheduled to decide Premier Phumulo Masualle's fate. ANC provincial secretary Lulama Ngcukayitobi said the meeting had...

Big plans for this year’s EC awards

The Eastern Cape Music Awards (Ecmas) makes its return next month and organisers promise that the event will be bigger and better than before. The...

Chaos at Tsvangirai’s funeral as succession battle intensifies

Some senior Movement for Democratic Change (MDC T) officials were chased away by youths from Morgan Tsvangirai’s burial in Buhera on Tuesday as the...

EXCLUSIVE -Man and woman with alleged links to ISIS arrested in...

Police and intelligence agencies have linked the disappearance of a Cape Town couple to an alleged cell with ties to the global terror group...

BCM City manager’s no-show causes ruckus

Young and old Mdantsane residents have converged at the Mdantsane Indoor Sports Centre to voice their feelings on the 2016-17 annual report. Three directorates -...

WATCH: Man stops traffic in lone protest

Traffic was interrupted in Mthatha this weekend as a sole “protester” set up a makeshift house in the middle of a busy road. https://youtu.be/8mAVkIINtVs It took...

BCM hit by yet another ‘land grab’ frenzy

Just weeks after Buffalo City Metro mayor Xola Pakati issued a stern warning to land invaders saying the city was not a "banana republic",...

Facebook to live stream Mandela centenary events

Facebook today announced a three-year partnership to support the Nelson Mandela archive. Aiming to bring together the geographically dispersed archives of the life and times...

ANC chief whip removed in Eastern Cape

Eastern Cape ANC chief whip Mzoleli Mrara has been removed from his position in the provincial legislature. Mrara‚ who is the provincial chairman of the...

Crystal meth worth R18m seized at OR Tambo International Airport

Custom officials have seized crystal meth valued at more than R18 million over the past week at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg. Officials from...

Legal battle over ‘Inxeba’ looms

The South African Screen Federation has vowed to take legal action against the Film and Publication Board’s (FPB) decision to reclassify the locally produced...

Fort Hare staff, students told to return on Friday

The University of Fort Hare management has advised its staff and students on its East London campus to return on Friday. This comes after students...

Legal status of Duduzane Zuma remains unclear

The Hawks would not be drawn on if Duduzane Zuma is a person of interest or if a warrant has been issued for his...

Ramaphosa hosts farewell dinner for Zuma

After a bruising battle to get Jacob Zuma to resign‚ President Cyril Ramaphosa will hold a private dinner to bid farewell to his predecessor...

Gordhan willing to serve in Cabinet

Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan has indicated that he is willing to serve a year in Cabinet‚ but after that he would like to...

Thuli Madonsela to host launch of inaugural Human Rights Festival

Former public protector Thuli Madonsela will on Tuesday host the launch of an inaugural festival to commemorate Human Rights Day. The festival‚ to be held...

Online petition brings bear saviour all the way from Ukraine

An international environmental aid organisation has said it would be willing to fund the building of a new enclosure for the East London Zoo’s...

UFH class boycott continues

University of Fort Hare students have defied a call by management to commence the academic year and vowed to continue with their class boycott...

WATCH: Ramaphosa leads the pack on morning walk

Striding confidently with his head up and chest out‚ President Cyril Ramaphosa led a group of about 100 people on a morning walk to...

They must go: Seven cabinet ministers who should get the chop

Newly sworn-in State President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to make changes to his cabinet soon. And while it’s matter of when rather than if‚...

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”...

Schabir Shaik is too busy to go to jail

Schabir Shaik is not being hauled back to jail. Instead the convicted fraudster is "very busy" at his Morningside home in Durban. On Monday as hundreds...

Jacob Zuma in 20 quotes

The curtain may have fallen on Jacob Zuma but the words he shared on the country’s political stage live on. From witchcraft to being single...

New bishop pays respects to king

The Anglican Church’s new Mthatha Diocesesan Bishop, Bishop Dr Hummingfield Nkosinathi Ndwandwe has paid a courtesy visit to Western Mpondoland King Ndamase Ndamase to...

Five men dead after shootout with Pinetown police

As many as five men have been killed and a sixth wounded during a shootout with police officers near Pinetown on Monday. It is understood...

Passion drives radio champion

Coming from the dusty streets of Ilinge Township near Komani, Lukhanji FM sports presenter Thando Mgedezi, 31, scooped the best sport show award at...

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...