Hope springs eternal in Prudhoe

Prudhoe residents might have won a land claim recently that dates back more than 32 years, when they were forcefully removed from the area,...

Criminals ‘hijack’ Jacob Zuma’s homecoming ceremony

A traditional homecoming ceremony for former president Jacob Zuma has been postponed because “some criminals hijacked the event“. Zuma’s nephew‚ Simphiwe Zuma‚ confirmed on Tuesday...

Vavi stages sit in at Cape Town company over worker dismissals

Zwelinzima Vavi‚ the SA Federation of Trade Unions secretary general‚ and members of his union held a sit in at Imperial Cargo’s premises in...

Municipality ups its services to celebrate Chris Hani month

To honour slain anti-apartheid activist Chris Hani, the Chris Hani District Municipality will unveil some of its service delivery projects and drum the values...

Taxi associations follow historic peace agreement with prayers

By LULAMILE FENI and SIKHO NTSHOBANE Peace has been forged between feuding taxi associations and hopes are high that there will be no more bloodshed. The...

Search called off for missing Ironman entrant

Police divers‚ rescue dogs and the helicopter spent most of Tuesday searching the Port Elizabeth harbour for the missing Frenchman who was in the...

UPDATE: ‘Drunk judge’ Motata faces impeachment over racism‚ lack of integrity

Over a decade after a drunk judge‚ Nkola Motata‚ was recorded swearing at onlookers after he crashed his Jaguar into a wall‚ a Judicial...

Judge Nkola Motata should be removed as a judge

This is among damning findings of a judicial conduct tribunal’s investigation into his drunken 2007 car accident in Johannesburg‚ where he drove his Jaguar...

Murder case opened in farmer’s killing

A murder case has been opened after Kei Road farmer Des Krause was found dead this morning at his farm. It is believed that the...

Mkhwebane to probe politicians’ role in dodgy dairy project

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has confirmed that she will probe the role of politicians in the Gupta-linked Vrede dairy farm project. “The file will be...

Court told of at least four incidents where Mantsoe was violent...

The High Court in Johannesburg on Tuesday heard of at least four incidents where Sandile Mantsoe was alleged to have been violent towards his...

Principal and teachers flee school after threatening letter

A principal and his 12 teachers have fled an Eastern Cape village school leaving more than 240 pupils without anyone to teach them. Concerned parents at Link...

EC signs R300m deal to create 1 000 jobs

A thousand new jobs are expected to be created after the Eastern Cape provincial government secured a R300-million investment from the Chinese province of...

State donates 47 tractors to farmers

Lundi Kama has planted 1 700 apple trees and three hectares of wine grapes since 2015 in Gubengxa Valley between Khowa and Ugie. His...

BCM asked for valuation rethink: Ratepayers want updated aerial photos to...

The Buffalo City Ratepayers and Residents Forum has asked council to re-look at the recently published valuations roll incorporating aerial photographs taken on behalf...

EC tavern gun spree leaves two dead

Four men shot dead a bouncer and a 25-year-old woman who was with them at the weekend. This was after a violent outburst triggered by...

Fight over dog food ends in bloody death

A quarrel over dog food is believed to be behind the death of a 67-year-old Verulam man – bludgeoned to death with a pipe...

Andile Lungisa found guilty

ANC councillor Andile Lungisa has been found guilty of assault with the intent to cause grievous bodily harm. Handing down judgment in the Port Elizabeth...

BREAKING: Spy boss Fraser transferred to Correctional Services

Spy boss Arthur Fraser has been transferred to the Department of Correctional Services. Fraser had been embroiled in a legal row with intelligence services Inspector-General...

Brian Molefe loses bid to escape penalties for Eskom debacle

The High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday dismissed the appeal application brought by disgraced former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe‚ with costs. Molefe had wanted the...

‘Sandile Mantsoe was the last person Karabo was expected to be...

The family and friends of Karabo Mokoena did not think it was possible that she could be with her alleged killer‚ Sandile Mantsoe‚ when...

Eskom doing everything to avoid load shedding amid coal crunch

Eskom is scrambling to get supplies of coal to six power stations where stockpiles are critically low‚ raising concerns about the parastatal’s ability to...

Khloe K and Tristan Thompson name baby girl True

Despite cheating rumours plaguing Tristan Thompson‚ Khloe Kardashian has presented a united front with her bae after the birth of their child. Khloe posted a...

MEC visits injured boxing champion

Hit-and-run victim and champion boxer Simphiwe “V12” Vetyeka was visited in Frere Hospital yesterday by an emotional sport, recreation, arts and culture MEC, Pemmy...

Slummies Survivor lives the dream

Playing in the streams and bushes of Amalinda laid the groundwork for East Londoner Tom Swartz to be chosen for Survivor South Africa season...

Ramaphosa sends lions and tigers to hunt for overseas money

It’s jungle fever‚ Ramaphosa style. The “buffalo” is deploying “lions” and “tigers” to lure domestic and international investors‚ aiming to raise $100-billion for South...

Khoisan pair in ‘anti-coloured’ walk

Khoisan activists have given Statistics South Africa 60 days to abolish the term “coloured”, saying it was derogatory, inhumane and not created by God. Chief...

E Cape submits action plan on Home Affairs queues

Eastern Cape Home Affairs top brass presented an action plan to national DG Mkuseli Apleni in Pretoria yesterday aimed at alleviating the long queues...

EC signs R300m deal to create 1 000 jobs

A thousand new jobs are expected to be created after the Eastern Cape provincial government secured a R300-million investment from the Chinese province of...

Zuma to fight court bid to cut his legal funding

Former President Jacob Zuma will oppose a court bid to cut his legal funding - in a case that could have major implications for...

A Lamborghini‚ a Porsche and a helicopter -The NPA’s R250m Gupta...

A Porsche Cayenne‚ a Lamborghini Gallardo‚ and two Ford Rangers. Three Mercedes-Benzes‚ a BMW 5 Series‚ and a Volkswagen Polo Vivo. Oh‚ and a...

Missing Ironman’s family offer reward

The family of the Ironman competitor who disappeared in Port Elizabeth ahead of the Standard Bank Ironman African Championship have offered a reward to...

Teen at centre of sex video blackmail scandal

A Phoenix teenager is at the centre of a sex blackmail scandal – after receiving threats from a former friend that he would publicise...

DR Tumi has a stinging clapback for being called too ‘American’

We don't think that troll who aimed for Dr Tumi was ready for the clapback he got from the gospel artist... we know we...

BREAKING | GUPTA COMPOUND RAIDED

MZILIKAZI WA AFRIKA AND NICO GOUS Law enforcement agencies descended on the Gupta family compound in Saxonwold, Johannesburg, on Monday. Tiso Blackstar reporters on the scene...

Prudhoe village wins claim on land

Ululations and celebrations were the order of the day at the weekend in Prudhoe village in Peddie as a historic 20-year land claim was...

Mufamadi vindicated me‚ says producer of controversial Winnie documentary

The producer of the controversial documentary on Winnie Madikizela-Mandela‚ Pascale Lamche‚ says the media briefing held by former minister of safety and security Sydney...

Eskom applies for R66bn revenue claw-back

Eskom on Monday made representations to the National Energy Regulator of SA (Nersa) in its application to get back R66.6bn in revenue for the...

Youth arrested hours before funeral of slain cop

Eastern Cape police have made a breakthrough in the murder investigation of off-duty Detective Sergeant Phumzile Michael Ntando. A man of 24 was arrested four...

All quiet despite talk of violence in taxi dispute

Despite the SMS that made the rounds threatening with violence and interruption of roads in Mthatha, nothing happened but many shops especially those run by...

DA urges Bhisho bosses to act on ‘unlawful’ Elundini executive council

The DA in Elundini municipality has called on the provincial government to dissolve the council’s leading structure. DA councillor Lulamo Pili said the executive committee...

Hit-and-run car crash hands boxing champ huge career setback

Veteran boxer and WBO Africa lightweight champion Simpiwe Vetyeka was injured in a hit-and-run car accident in East London yesterday. The news stunned the boxing...

Eastern Cape farmer’s kidnap ordeal

An elderly man who was assaulted and abducted from his farm outside Addo spent the night tied up in a room of a home...

Supra under fire over son’s pilot bursary

North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo and Denel CEO Zwelakhe Ntshepe are facing a backlash over revelations that the premier’s son got a R1.1 million...

Isolating Madikizela-Mandela was not my decision alone‚ says Mufamadi

Former safety and security minister Sydney Mufamadi says the decision to distance the liberation movement from Winnie Madikizela-Mandela during the apartheid era was taken...

Man who flung toddler from roof expected to appear in court

Community members from the Joe Slovo informal settlement in Nelson Mandela Bay have gathered outside the New Brighton Magistrate’s Court on Monday morning in...

Manaka Ranaka: I’m so angry at my elders‚ Tutu must answer...

Generations: The Legacy actress Manaka Ranaka was‚ like a lot of Mzansi‚ left spitting mad after a documentary on Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's life was recently...

I was never consulted on Madikizela-Mandela doccie‚ says Mufamadi

Former minister of safety and security Sydney Mufamadi says he was never afforded an opportunity to state his side of the story in the...

Advocate slams state for dragging feet on land issue

Celebrated lawyer Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi berated the government for being soft on the land issue at the launch of his book The Land is...

No more beating around the bush for high school

Pupils from Vukile Tshwete Senior Secondary School might finally get new premises. The decades-old wooden school on the outskirts of Keiskammahoek is the subject of...