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5,000 EC massacre victims in line for TRC reparations

Eastern Cape Premier Phumulo Masualle has opened the door for some 5,000 Eastern Cape survivors of massacres and victims’ families to come forward and claim reparations.

School News

Schoolgirls welcome gift of pads

“This could not have come at a better time.” These were the words of Funiwe Senior Secondary principal Phumlani Nkula after the KwaKuni village ...

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Hawks still determined to haul Guptas to SA to ...

The Hawks have assured the country’s parliamentarians that they are continuing to work behind the scenes with Interpol regarding the extradition of ...

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Shaun Abrahams taking his removal ‘on the chin’

Former National Director of Public Prosecutions Shaun Abrahams has confirmed that he is “officially unemployed” but maintains he is positive about his future. “I’m taking this on the chin‚” he told TimesLIVE. “I love the National Prosecuting ...
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Feni reaps a rich harvest after tough introduction

Mismanagement, a failed business partnership and a severe drought almost cost livestock farmer, Nomvula Feni, her farm. But the 63-year-old farmer’s indomitable spirit and passion for farming helped her persevere, to her standing as a successful ...
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Looting syndicate 'running amok' at SAA Technical

The SAA Technical division is under siege from a syndicate stealing aircraft components which‚ if not nipped in the ...

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Rand slips 3% as SA edges towards recession

The rand fell as much as 3% against the US dollar on Wednesday‚ buffeted by a spate of bad domestic news‚ as global ...

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Mthatha school in a state of decay

ONE of Mthatha's oldest schools is so overcrowded that in some classes up to five children are crammed into a single ...

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WATCH: Firefighters rescue driver dangling from collapsed bridge

Around 30 people have been killed after a highway bridge collapsed near the Italian city of Genoa on August 14 2018, ...

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Amatola water strike talks still deadlocked

There is no end in sight for the Amatola Water strike over salary increment as both the union and the management of the ...

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Department in R9bn shortfall

A dwindling budget, together with a raised set of standards, has created a shortfall of R9bn for the provincial ...

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Energy expo kicks off in Mdantsane

Department of energy and Necsa kick-started the Eastern Cape leg of the science career expo at Mdantsane Indoor Sports ...

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WATCH | Tributes pour in for Zondeni Sobukwe

Pan Africanist Congress founder Robert Sobukwe’s widow‚ Zondeni‚ died in the early hours of Wednesday morning after a ...

Lifestyle

Competition heats up for souper night

An age-old rivalry between two picturesque coastal towns is hotting up and will come to the boil on Thursday evening ...

Politics

Zanu-PF files opposing papers to MDC Alliance election challenge

Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF on Wednesday filed its opposing papers to the court challenge to the presidential election ...

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Father decries latrine plans

Vuyani Mkethwa, father of the five-year-old Eastern Cape schoolgirl Lumka Mkethwa who died after falling into a pit ...

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ANC calls for Tshwane to be put under administration over dodgy deals

The ANC in Tshwane on Wednesday called for the city to be put under administration after allegations of contractual ...

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Robert Sobukwe’s widow dies at age 91

Widow of the founder of the Pan Africanist Congress Robert Sobukwe, Zondeni Sobukwe, dies peacefully in her sleep at ...

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Old-age home serial killer sentenced to three life terms

Serial killer Kershwin Goldstone stood downcast on the dock as Pietermaritzburg High Court as Judge Piet Bezuidenhout ...

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Knysna councillor arrested for murder of ANC’s Victor Molosi

Four more people‚ including a Knysna ward councillor‚ have been arrested for the murder of ANC councillor Victor Molosi ...

OPINION | Move past stereotypes to build better society

Our society is moving at breakneck speed. So much is changing that we barely have time to think through anything. As a result we look at issues, only briefly, ...

OPINION | All this talk and no action gets SA nowhere

Why is South Africa so dull, so poor at growing its economy and creating jobs? Why is it that, quarter after quarter now for a decade, the release of the ...

OPINION | Make sure your car insurance covers you

When last did you shop around to make sure your car insurance premium is still market-related? It’s essential to do that, because when it comes to car ...

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Italian firefighters carried out a dramatic rescue on August 14 2018, retrieving a man who had been caught in the mangled ruins of his car, suspended in the air after the collapse of a bridge.

Firefighters rescue driver dangling from collapsed bridge

Italian firefighters carried out a dramatic rescue on August 14 2018, retrieving a man who had been caught in the mangled ruins of his car, suspended in the air after the collapse of a bridge.

City News

Mdantsane warned of water cuts due to ...

Thousands of Mdantsane residents will be without water on Wednesday as Buffalo City Metro will be conducting  planned ...

BCM draft bylaws are ready for public ...

Residents of the Buffalo City Metro will have their chance to comment on, and possibly influence, newly drafted ...

Recruitment draws frowns as Highway store ...

Fifty-one jobs were created in Mdantsane with the opening of the Builders Superstore at the Highway business hub late ...

Highgate hijinks headache

An East London landmark, the Highgate Hotel, has undergone a revamp – but the new owners have raised the ire of their ...

More protests over stripping saga

Irate Mdantsane residents on Monday marched to the NU1 police station, demanding that the three women who allegedly ...

Residents march again for Kamva justice

A second march calling for #JusticeForKamva was held in Mdantsane on Monday, this time to the Mdantsane police station ...

Alleged robbers nabbed in North End

Three alleged robbers were not as lucky when their stolen car crashed into a lucky bean tree during a police chase in ...

‘They tore my dress off me’

The 22-year-old college student who was allegedly stripped naked and humiliated on Monday by three women who accused ...

Grieving wife tells of Brett’s love

The wife of slain East London businessman Brett Pope, who was gunned down by two robbers on Wednesday, said he was a ...

Eviction threat for Fynbos residents

Disgruntled Fynbos residents who invaded a housing project have dug their heels in. After they illegally occupied RDP ...

Own Haven tenants in tariffs protest

Own Haven tenants took to the streets on Wednesday, calling for a review of increase in rental and utility tariffs that ...

WATCH | Factional battles erupt in BCM ...

ANC factional politics reared its ugly head when a reconvened Buffalo City Metro council meeting meant to discuss ...

Sport

Chippa to give Leopards more than they ...

Chippa United midfielder Daine Klate says playing a hungry side like Black Leopards will be a challenge but believes ...

Kaizer Chiefs jersey in demand globally ...

Kaizer Chiefs are receiving increased international interest for sales of their jersey after it was voted UK football ...

Billiat in a class of his own

Khama Billiat at his optimum is the best player in South Africa‚ Kaizer Chiefs coach Giovanni Solinas has said. Billiat ...

EL fighters shine in Johannesburg

Three East London boxers kept the flag flying high in their bouts in Johannesburg at the weekend when they romped to ...

Local teen champ the youngest ever in SA

East London's newest surfing star Zoe Steyn put in the performance of her life when she upset the odds at Nahoon Reef ...

Lifestyle

Competition heats up for souper night

An age-old rivalry between two picturesque coastal towns is hotting up and will come to the boil on Thursday evening ...

AKA set to dazzle EL audiences

The World Is Yours hit-maker AKA is bringing his Touch My Blood tour to East London’s latest entertainment spot, Roots ...

It’s Wild Coast Jikeleza Fest time

Now in its 17th year, the annual Wild Coast Jikeleza Festival is undergoing a facelift with more live music, more sport ...

Chintsa set for band invasion

Be ready for a band invasion, thanks to The C-Club in Chintsa. The club has already brought East London the likes of ...

WATCH | I discovered AKA‚ says 'people's ...

Businessman Malcolm X has not only handed out over R4-million to those in need over the years‚ but also “discovered” ...

WATCH | Lasizwe's In My Feelings ...

Youtube personality Lasizwe has taken the #InMyFeelingsChallenge to a whole new level.

Boxing Mecca

EL fighters shine in Johannesburg

Three East London boxers kept the flag flying high in their bouts in Johannesburg at the weekend when they romped to ...

Funeka not off the hook over his Russia ...

The war between Boxing SA and veteran Mdantsane boxer Ali Funeka is set to continue unabated after the regulatory body ...

Double bill kept fans bewildered and ...

The past weekend was abuzz with boxing activity leaving plenty to talk about including controversial issues about ...

Fuzile bout was pretty Dullsville

Once again there were complaints about Azinga Fuzile’s level of opposition after a disappointing showing by his ...

Local boxers suffer different fight ...

Local boxers fighting in the Nelson Mandela boxing tournament at International Convention Centre in East London on ...

Business

Economic growth to remain slow‚ cautions ...

The recovery in economic activity is expected to be "weak and choppy"‚ Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago warned on ...

WATCH | Samsung eyes young buyers with ...

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled the Galaxy Note 9 “phablet” in New York on Thursday in a key product launch that it ...

World News

Let's put elections behind us and work at ...

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa presided over Heroes’ Day celebrations in Harare on Monday and urged the nation ...

At least 100 security forces killed in ...

At least 100 security forces have been killed in the ongoing struggle to push the Taliban from the embattled Afghan ...

Bangladesh detains online activists over ...

Bangladesh police have arrested at least 12 social media activists accused of spreading rumours on Facebook during ...

Tendai Biti arrested by Zimbabwe police ...

Zimbabwean opposition leader Tendai Biti’s lawyer says he was arrested on Wednesday morning by the country’s police - ...

BREAKING | Riot police stop Chamisa press ...

HARARE: Riot police briefly stopped a press conference that was set to be held at the Bronte Hotel‚ in Harare on ...

WATCH | Zimbabwe opposition rejects ...

Zimbabwe’s opposition on Friday rejected what it said were the “fake” results of the landmark election in which ...

WATCH | How the rural vote carried The ...

It was the sheer strength of numbers in rural Zimbabwe that carried Emmerson Mnangagwa to the Zimbabwean presidency ...

WATCH | Ramaphosa congratulates new ...

President Cyril Ramaphosa has called Emmerson Mnangagwa to congratulate him on being elected as president of the ...

Chaos breaks out in Harare as post-vote ...

Police fired teargas at MDC Alliance supporters on Wednesday as tensions escalated in the capital‚ Harare. Supporters ...

OPINION | Despite the negativity there is ...

So Zimbabweans went to the polls yesterday. I could not help, in the run-up, but to reflect on the journey Zimbabwe has ...

Mugabe’s vote met with chants of ...

Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe cast his vote at Mhofu primary school in the Harare suburb of Highfield just ...

Voter's roll not always quite sorted out ...

About 50 people were turned away in Karoi’s ward 3‚ which falls under the Hurungwe Central constituency‚ over alleged ...

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