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AA welcomes announcement by Ramaphosa to conduct fuel price review

The Automobile Association has welcomed the announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday that the government will "undertake a comprehensive review of administered ...

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GNU ‘a cruel joke’: MK Party’s Hlophe calls for ‘agrarian ...

The opening of parliament speech delivered by President Cyril Ramaphosa failed on several fronts, says John Hlophe, the leader of the MK Party in ...

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Water infrastructure thieves bleeding BCM dry

Persistent acts of theft and vandalism of Buffalo City Metro's water and sanitation infrastructure in the past three years is costing city ratepayers ...

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Economic growth and jobs our priorities, says ...

The government of national unity will place “inclusive economic growth and job creation” at the centre of its  work and top of the national agenda,  President Cyril Ramaphosa announced  on Thursday  night. Ramaphosa was addressing the official ...
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Outrage after wandering Macleantown giraffes killed

The killing of the two male giraffes, who had entered a commonage in Mpongo, Macleantown, has angered the farmer who ...

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From petrol jockey to lawyer

Former petrol jockey Siphenkosi Nqoro, who bade farewell to his job at a local garage to pursue his dream of becoming ...

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Making Mandela Day maths day

Nonprofit company Izibalo invited the East London community to spend their 67 minutes readying a brand new teaching ...

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Icon’s granddaughter says Mandela Day just a ‘PR’ exercise, amid suffering

Former president Nelson Mandela’s granddaughter, Ndileka Mandela, threw a spanner in the works during Eastern Cape ...

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The Enyobeni Tavern tragedy

Ongoing coverage of the impact of the Enyobeni Tavern tragedy, where 21 Eastern Cape children died.

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UFH ranked among world's top 2,000 universities for 2024

SPONSORED | The University of Fort Hare showed a remarkable ascent in the latest URAP World Rankings measuring academic ...

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Career expo held in Nyandeni to mark Mandela Day

The Eastern Cape House of Traditional and Khoi-San Leaders  is embarking on a career   exhibitions project in the ...

Sport

Cool conditions expected for Golden Oldies 10km

While the folk who are taken in by long, slow-distance running will have spent most of the weekend at the Washie 100, ...

Politics

More food will be exempt from VAT, fuel levy to be looked at: Ramaphosa

Zero-rated food products include brown bread, maize meal, vegetables, milk, eggs and tinned fish

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BREAKING | Wandering Macleantown giraffes found slain

The two male giraffes which settled on a Macleantown farm after escaping from their owner’s property, were discovered ...

Politics

WATCH | Ramaphosa addresses MPs at opening of parliament

President Cyril Ramaphosa is delivering his opening of parliament address in the Cape Town City Hall on Thursday.

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Kupelo fraud trial set for October

The fraud trial of Eastern Cape health spokesperson Sizwe Kupelo will be held over three days in October. The ...

Business

Reserve Bank keeps repo rate steady at 8.25%

The Bank now expects inflation to return to the midpoint of its 3%-6% target band in the last quarter of 2024

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Eastern Cape MPLs do their bit on Mandela Day

Scores of Eastern Cape residents spared 67 minutes from their daily lives and participated in a hive of activities ...

BRU should educate players on the dangers of doping

The news of the doping test failure by two Border Bulldogs players has left more questions than answers despite the union’s commitment to root out the scourge ...

Brutal abusers of little schoolboys must face the law

Our constitution is largely based on human dignity, equality and the advancement of human rights.

Maintaining city key to attracting sporting events

One of the key benefits of sports tourism is the boost it provides to the local economy.

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‘We want to win everything’: midfielder Aubrey Modiba as he reflects on life at Sundowns

In the 26th episode of the Arena Sports Show, presenter Clauiee Grace Mpanza and regular guest Sizwe Mabena are joined by Mamelodi Sundowns and Baana Bafana star midfielder Aubrey 'The Postman’ Modiba. Modiba speaks about his ’inverting ...

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LISTEN | Foundation calls for individual ...

Government should not interfere with people's lives.That is a view of Free Market Foundation CEO David Ansara.

LISTEN | NSPCA has serious concerns over ...

Amid the heated discussion over the export of South African livestock, Wednesday was a bustling day at the harbor in ...

LISTEN | NSPCA raises alarm over ...

The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) has raised the alarm over an infectious disease outbreak at a feedlot housing ...

LISTEN | Long and desperate property ...

If BCM's town planning unit does not sharpen up, construction companies will migrate to municipalities that don’t take ...

LISTEN | UDM growing stronger in Eastern ...

UDM leader Bantu Holomisa says he remains positive about his party’s future in the Eastern Cape and has issued a ...

Business

Reserve Bank keeps repo rate steady at ...

The Bank now expects inflation to return to the midpoint of its 3%-6% target band in the last quarter of 2024

ECDC export symposium on the doorstep

Excitement is rising as the province gets ready to host its sixth annual Export Symposium on August 21 and 22 at the ...

Capitec expects first-half earnings to be ...

An improvement in both the credit impairment charge and credit loss ratios boosted earnings in the first half

Pfizer moves forward with once-daily ...

The new drug is part of the second generation of weight-loss pills under development

Autozone in business rescue

AutoZone, one of the largest private automotive parts suppliers in southern Africa, has voluntarily applied for ...

Meetings Africa spurs major economic ...

SPONSORED | The business events industry’s vital role in revitalising the economy is undeniable, highlighting the need ...

Tesla investors in court bid to ward off ...

The amount appears ‘exceedingly disproportionate and outlandish’, Nathan Chiu, a shareholder from New Jersey, wrote in ...

Africa

LIVE UPDATES | Restaurants, hairdressers ...

The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Gauteng is 13,023, with 3,716 recoveries and 87 deaths.

22,000 Edcon employees get retrenchment ...

SA's biggest non-food retailer Edcon has served 22,000 of its employees with notices of retrenchments as it blames ...

Lifestyle

DELORIS KOAN | Madiba’s struggle ...

We are living in paradise while all to the south are in peril.

Black Brain Pictures plough back into ...

"We gave them desks and chairs, writing material and they also received heaters."

How cash-conscious consumers are ...

South Africans are usually a fiercely loyal bunch when buying a car, but with rising prices and tightening wallets, ...

Looking back at the Jaguar F-Type in ...

Snarling sports car represents one of the brand's finest hours

'We split it equally' — MacG on Covid-19 ...

'After two years of not making money, it was the first payment we received.'

RECIPE | Winter warmer cocktail from SA's ...

Diageo SA World Class winner Jody Rahme shares a Burnt Butter Manhattan sure to keep you warm in the winter chill

World

Biden tests positive for Covid-19, will ...

US President Joe Biden, under pressure from fellow Democrats to drop his re-election campaign, tested positive for ...

Rising conflicts globally slowed ...

More children were left out of critical vaccination drives for diseases such as diphtheria, tetanus and whooping cough ...

At least 25 die in Peruvian Andes after ...

At least 25 people were killed and 17 injured in Peru on Tuesday after a bus crashed while traveling through a ...

Storm Beryl kills three, knocks out power ...

Tropical Storm Beryl brought howling winds and torrential rain to southeast Texas on Monday, killing at least three ...

Trump predicts Biden will stay in ...

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said he expected President Joe Biden to remain in the race for the White ...

Far right bids for power as France holds ...

France voted on Sunday in a parliamentary run-off election that will reconfigure the political landscape, with opinion ...

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Boxing Mecca

BSA, promoters headed for fierce legal ...

A legal showdown is looming between Boxing SA and the National Professional Boxing Promoters’ Association (NPBPA) after ...

Spate of beachfront robberies rocks East ...

A spate of attacks on boxers running along the East London beachfront has the local boxing fraternity reeling in ...

Amateur star finally makes pro debut

Standout amateur fighter Sinovuyo Mthintelwa’s wait to make his professional debut will finally come to an end on ...

Tyirha returns to ring to tackle personal ...

Former SA junior-flyweight champion and world contender Nhlanhla Tyirha will take a big step towards his ...

Kevin Lerena to challenge WBC ...

Boxing warrior Kevin "Two Guns" Lerena will be involved in a history-making bout when he challenges World Boxing ...