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FIRE AND ICE: More snow and rain will be on the way

WHILE heavy snow falls yesterday caused havoc on Eastern Cape roads, gale-force winds fanned a fire through a township.


Ndongeni vows to put Malinga to bed

EXCITING Duncan Village boxer Xolisani Ndongeni has promised to produce the same performance he dished out to Mlamli Madikane when he faces Patrick Malinga at East London’s Orient Theatre tomorrow.

(from left to right) BCM mayor Zukiswa Ncitha, ANC Regional secretary Pumlani Mkolo, BCM councillor Sindiswa Gomba and BCM speaker Luleka Simon-Ndzele appeared in the East London Magistrates Court on fraud charges Picture: MARK ANDREWS © DAILY DISPATCH

Mandela funeral saga: PAYBACK TIME

NPA ‘arrangement’ unfreezes trialists’ accounts. SOME of the people arrested for fraud relating to former president Nelson Mandela’s funeral have paid back the money they allegedly received.


Fani in line for R1m pay raise

Outraged councillors say he’s not worth it BUFFALO City Metro boss Andile Fani is in line to receive a pay rise of between R500 000 and R1-million to see his annual package grow to R2.3-million.

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Kid, 10, cares for paralysed gran in two-room shack

No time to play for Abongile. FROM the outside Abongile Ganati seems like any 10year-old boy on the dusty streets of an East London township.


Mandela memorial suppliers’ bank accounts to be frozen

Various suppliers linked to the Nelson Mandela memorial scandal will have their bank accounts frozen.


Jazz legend set to inspire creative genius in youth

AWARD-winning saxophonist McCoy Mrubata’s dream is to see the younger generation learning more about music and keeping the spirit of jazz alive in South African townships.

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