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LITTLE PROTECTION: Suspects pulled off a daring robbery by ramming a bakkie into Jet Mart’s doors on Saturday

Robbers smash into store with bakkie and shoot at guards

FIVE robbers launched a daring raid when they crashed their bakkie into a security gate to force it open at a store near the East London city centre taxi rank on Saturday night.

Donna-Maree Cawthorn

Ex-stirling pupil cut to bone in meat saga

Industry improving after scandal revealed this year

THE WAY IT SHOULD BE: A manipulated image of the ‘Home of the Legends’ billboard on Settlers Way includes the names of some of the Eastern Cape’s forgotten legends

The forgotten legends

None of the Mbeki family features in provincial branding campaign

DRESSED FOR SUCCESS: Mlibo Qoboshiyane’s star is rising in the ANC and he now finds himself head of deployment for the party in Eastern Cape. He is seen shopping for memorabilia during the ANC’s provincial conference in Port Elizabeth at the end of last month

Qoboshiyane’s rise in ANC gaining impetus

Local government MEC to head party’s provincial elections team MLIBO Qoboshiyane continues his rise to power in the ANC ranks. On Monday he was elected to head the party’s provincial elections team to prepare for the 2014 elections and beyond.

Daily Dispatch

R300m KSD bill leaves MEC fuming

Beef up legal services, he says LOCAL government MEC Mlibo Qoboshiyane has called for the beefing up of the King Sabata Dalindyebo municipality’s legal and financial services departments after the municipality was ordered to pay close to R300-million to a developer earlier this month.

BRIGHT SPARKS: Karl Mikl of Solarteur and Willie Gresse of Maasa with a photovoltaic system for their renewable energies training programme at Maasa in Chiselhurst

Harnessing power of sun

Young students to be trained in renewable energy THE first training programme for renewable energy technology in the Eastern Cape has been launched at East London’s Master Artisan Academy South Africa (Maasa).

The Chiel

I’m feeling a bit deflated

THE days of sleeping on inflatable mattresses when we go camping are numbered, but we’re not yet sure what alternative is going to be better, especially after some pain during the past week.

Asanda Jezile

Sky’s the limit for EL’s Asanda who sings to her teddy bears

A FORMER East Londoner’s daughter who has made it to the finals of UK hit reality show Britain’s Got Talent has taken audiences by storm on both sides of the pond.

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