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Young teargas victims rushed to hospital

The manner in which police have been using teargas during ongoing protest action in East London, has come under fire after several young children had to be treated in ...

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‘Mining activists face death threats’

A damning new report published by Human Rights Watch has uncovered that not only were Xolobeni residents barred from protesting against proposed ...

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Masualle tough in Makana talks

Premier Phumulo Masualle says a complete dissolution of the Makana municipal council would not currently be justifiable, given all the efforts being ...

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Armscor donation improves conditions for disabled ...

In a quest to “fix” the image of Vukuhambe Special Needs School in Mdantsane, which has been marred by allegations of neglect, abuse and lack of security, the Armaments Corporation of South Africa (Armscor) on Wednesday handed over much-needed ...
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EL pastor arrested for sexual assault of 12 ...

Just hours before Good Friday is celebrated in churches across the country, a prominent East London pastor has been arrested for 12 counts of sexual assault.
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'I became angry and I apologise' - Faith Mazibuko on combi courts rant

Gauteng MEC for sport, arts, culture and recreation Faith Mazibuko on Tuesday afternoon apologised for her rant in ...

Politics

It's entertaining but will the DA's 'cheap shot' ad win the youth vote?

Let’s acknowledge that we’re a young democracy and that the kind of televised political advertising that many other ...

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Relax, it will take more than hot cross buns to land you behind bars: RTMC

The Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) has assured motorists that it was highly unlikely that they would be ...

Sport

Middendorp knows he will be hammered if Chiefs don't win Nedbank Cup

It took a bit for him to admit it‚ but Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp is aware that a victory in this season’s ...

Entertainment

WATCH | EC star J’Something has cooks up something new on YouTube

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

Politics

Mmusi Maimane tells Cyril Ramaphosa he's chickening out of debate

DA leader Mmusi Maimane took to Twitter on Wednesday to accuse President Cyril Ramaphosa of being scared to take him on ...

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Police use stun grenades to quell PE student protests

Police set off stun grenades after students barricaded entrances to Port Elizabeth's Nelson Mandela University on ...

Multimedia

WATCH | Eastern Cape 5-day weather forecast

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

Opinion

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 ...

Local Heroes

Dixon pitches in to help develop young soccer stars

Having played in and coached a number of South African professional soccer teams during his illustrious career, it only ...

Sport

Bulldogs in tight corner

The Border Bulldogs are in a race against time to get their team ready for the start of the 2019 SuperSport Rugby ...

Business

Comair 'put measures in place' to avoid disruptions as strike looms

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

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Inter-ministerial committee to tackle burning issues in Alexandra

An inter-ministerial committee has been established to attend to the issues raised by protesting Alexandra residents ...

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Helicopter pilot in French gangster's prison break detained

The pilot of a helicopter used in the Hollywood-style prison break of a notorious French gangster last year has been ...

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R20,000 reward for missing rottweiler

A KwaZulu-Natal woman is offering a R20,000 reward for the safe return of her rottweiler.

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 ...

Multimedia

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

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.

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

X marks the future of infrastructure in ...

Chris Adendorff and Des Collier are working on the 2nd edition of their book, to be published in June, on possible ...

Sam Smith cancels Cape Town show over ...

Sam Smith's Cape Town leg of his tour to SA didn't get off to a great start.

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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