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CRUISING HOME IN EL:  Hashim Amla hits the ball to the boundary to take South Africa  to victory  in their third one-day international  against the West  Indies, played   at Buffalo Park yesterday 
 Picture: ALAN EASON

PHOTO GALLERY: Windies blown away by Proteas

A fantastic Proteas bowling effort blew the West Indies off Buffalo Park before the South Africans wrapped up the five-match one-day series in style with a crushing nine-wicket victory last night.

CLASS CAPTAIN: The Mercedes-Benz C-Class was seen leaving the East London plant yesterday. The plant is one of four around the world to build the new model. It is not clear at this stage which models will be made available in South Africa or what the prices will be Picture: STEPHANIE LLOYD

MBSA elated at record figures

The East London produced Mercedes-Benz C-Class is one of the top performing brands that have placed Mercedes-Benz South Africa as a leader in the luxury brand sales.

DRIVING UPWARDS: Exports of locally-built cars shot up 84.4% last month‚ compared to January last year and the rise was fuelled partly by a weak rand and recovery in demand in the northern hemisphere

MBSA refuses to toe the line

A decision by Mercedes-Benz SA to withhold detailed information about its new-vehicle sales threatens to undermine the government’s motor-industry planning‚ say critics of the German-owned company.

Nolubabalo Ncapo and her sister Anitta Ncapo in a facebook picture taken one year ago Picture: FACEBOOK

Two sisters killed in N2 crash in EL

Two sisters – one a medical student and the other a top Clarendon pupil – were killed in a crash on Monday afternoon.

East London businessman Dumisani Mpafa PICTURE SUPPLIED

SGS ‘comes clean’ with US deal

EAST London entrepreneur Dumisani Mpafa has branched into the clean energy sector after striking a deal with a multibillion-dollar American company to become its first African franchisee.


Teen porn scandal rocks EL

EAST London has been rocked by a shocking sex scandal involving teenage girls and boys from some of the city’s top schools.

GOING GLOBAL: A group of young South Africans visited Brazil for World Youth Day, including several from East London

EL group joins youth pilgrimage to Brazil

THIRTEEN young men and women from East London joined three million Catholics at a World Youth Day pilgrimage in Brazil last month.


Scary parallels between EL and Detroit

THE declaration of bankruptcy by the city of Detroit, the home of Ford and General Motors, and the greatest motor city in world history, has generated much heated debate in the US, especially after the Obama administration bailed the motor giants there in 2009.

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