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King’s fate in Cyril’s hands

President Cyril Ramaphosa has received a recommendation from justice minister Michael Masutha to pardon the jailed AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo.

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Girl’s muti-killer to rot in jail

A greedy muti-killer has received his just rewards, and will spend the rest of his life in jail.

Lifestyle

7 EL swimmers brave Robben Island waves

Seven East Londoners braved chilly Table Bay waters on Thursday to swim 7.5km from Robben Island to shore.

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Traffic cops on high alert as roads get busy

As traffic volumes start picking up on all major provincial roads ahead of the busy Easter long weekend, Eastern Cape traffic law enforcement officers will be on high alert, with inter-provincial safety operations planned.
Lifestyle

Gonubie-born star Asemahle aims to have world at ...

East London-born star Asemahle Malotana,16, will head to the World Championships of Performing Arts in California in July after she scooped several top awards at the South African Championships of Performing Arts (Sacopa) in Gauteng recently.
Sport

Top hockey action enthralls with goals galore

The KC March Hockey Tournament kicked off on Thursday night and has served up some great action with the best yet to ...

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'Pray for us': Ramaphosa invites the church to be ANC's watchdog

President Cyril Ramaphosa has invited the Methodist Church to play a watchdog role on the governing ANC and correct the ...

Sport

Mixed bag for Seagulls teams in their 100th anniversary tournament, see fans pics

The Seagulls U16 side suffered a disappointing loss going down 3-1 to Stars of India  in the 4th edition of the Cliffie ...

Politics

If the 2019 elections were based on Twitter followers, this is who would win

Julius Malema, Mmusi Maimane, Fikile Mbalula and Helen Zille are the most followed politicians on Twitter.

Sport

Warriors pray rain gods play the game

After another disappointing washout, the Warriors head into the second half of the CSA T20 Challenge pool stage praying ...

Lifestyle

Who are Africa’s top artists really?

How does one make sense of the art world? How do you tell the real deal from the fads and duds?

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Comair halts Numsa strike before it takes off

Comair on Thursday announced that it had managed to temporarily halt a wage-related strike by its workers affiliated to ...

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‘Threats’ force last-minute Two Oceans Marathon route change

Organisers of the Two Ocean Marathon have been forced to make a late route change, with police warning of a “credible ...

Multimedia

WATCH | Eastern Cape 5-day weather forecast

Here is your detailed five day weather forecast for some cities in the Eastern Cape. 

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13 dead in KZN church collapse as heavy storms lash the province

Thirteen people died and 16 were injured when a church roof collapsed in northern KwaZulu-Natal as heavy storms lashed ...

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Makana municipality is a city in deep crisis

What should be a thriving centre in the Eastern Cape is a fast-collapsing mess, with businesses struggling, sewage ...

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WATCH | UJ under fire after student 'strangled' and then 'bounced' from graduation

The University of Johannesburg has come under fire after a video of a student who was "strangled" and denied entry to a ...

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Mthatha boffin puts ocean under scrutiny

A scientist born and raised in Mthatha is quietly confident that once the results of her research are published, they ...

Opinion

OPINION | Preparing to die is part of living bravely

Since it’s Good Friday – can we have a conversation about life after death?

Sport

No fancy stuff for Chilli Boys

Chippa United coach Clinton Larsen believes a “keeping it simple” strategy against Kaizer Chiefs will be the tonic ...

OPINION | Preparing to die is part of living bravely

Since it’s Good Friday – can we have a conversation about life after death?

OPINION | We must use the measures to end this graft

When prosecutions boss Shamila Batohi took office in February she spoke at length about what she believed was at the heart of SA’s rampant corruption and ...

OPINION | Thriving Rwanda leaves us in the shade

This week the tiny central African nation of Rwanda is holding memorial events to mark 25 years since the slaughter of almost a million of its people. By their ...

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WATCH | J'Something puts an SA spin on a Portuguese fave in this recipe for milk tart rissois

Milk tart rissois

WATCH | J'Something puts an SA spin on a Portuguese fave in this recipe for milk tart rissois

City News

BCM has least murders but most sexual ...

Of all nine metros in South Africa, Buffalo City has shown the longest and most sustained decrease in its murder rate.

No respect for city’s cemeteries

East Londoners are too scared to visit city cemeteries to pay respect to their loved ones’ graves. That’s the shocking ...

Two more Bonza Bay beach knife muggings

Pristine Bonza Bay beach, one of East London’s mugging hot spots, claimed yet more victims this week when two women ...

Site of beauty falling into shoddy state

Buffalo Pass should be one of the shining lights of East London, but continues to be a site of some of the city’s most ...

Money-for-garbage a hit in EL

The first Eastern Cape-based Packa-Ching mobile buyback centre was launched at the Khaya Youth Community Development ...

DA in a froth as BCM shrugs off motion on ...

An animal rights motion criticising the East London zoo vanished from council on Wednesday in a move that angered DA ...

‘No swimming’ at Quenera due to sewage ...

East London residents, including the thousands of children who are enjoying school holidays, have been warned against ...

WATCH | Public toilets at beaches in ...

While scores of people are expected to flock to East London beaches during the school holidays, the appalling state of ...

Wildlife filmmaker Varty joins protest to ...

World-renowned South African conservationist and wildlife filmmaker John Varty is adding his voice – and those of his ...

Beach facilities fall apart

Just months after Buffalo City Municipality spruced up the city’s beaches for holidaymakers, complaints are circulating ...

BCM in court over city centre barriers

Two property companies have resorted to court in a bid to force Buffalo City Municipality to remove cement barriers ...

Smelly, illegal dumpsite makes life ...

King William’s Town resident Thobela James is at the end of his rope with illegal dumping occurring outside his ...

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Lifestyle

Gonubie-born star Asemahle aims to have ...

East London-born star Asemahle Malotana,16, will head to the World Championships of Performing Arts in California in ...

7 EL swimmers brave Robben Island waves

Seven East Londoners braved chilly Table Bay waters on Thursday to swim 7.5km from Robben Island to shore.

Who are Africa’s top artists really?

How does one make sense of the art world? How do you tell the real deal from the fads and duds?

WATCH | EC star J’Something has cooks up ...

Blending his love of food and music, the Mi Casa frontman has launched an online cooking channel

Mshoza 'still in love' with her estranged ...

Mshoza says she isn't back with her ex, but the feelings of love are still there

Business

Comair 'put measures in place' to avoid ...

Comair, which operates British Airways (BA) in SA and low-cost carrier Kulula, says it is putting measures in place to ...

Tiger Brands plans to fight against ...

The plaintiffs’ claims for damages are being made under the Consumer Protection Act, claims in delict, and claims for ...

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