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Beatings galore in ‘cult hellhole’

At least 15 former Endumisweni Faith Mission congregants in Mdantsane have described the church as a “hellhole” where leaders arrange marriages and assault those who “bring ...

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Bhisho boss linked to tender scandal

An Eastern Cape head of department has been named in a damning report on allegations of unfair labour practices, abuse of power and flouting ...

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Land for schools: long wait still

Pupils learning under appalling conditions at two Eastern Cape schools will have to wait until 2023 to have proper schools built.

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WATCH | EFF, residents protest outside ...

Scores of EFF supporters and Mdantsane residents protested outside  Endumisweni Faith Mission on Sunday morning following abuse allegations against the church.
Opinion

OPINION | Depressing week for world, for Africa, ...

What a thoroughly depressing week. For those of you who are old enough to remember a time when being able to say “superior logic” didn’t mean you were politically savvy, here’s a question: remember those days when we said we would never be as ...
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Sport

Man City boss Guardiola 'demands more' after Huddersfield stroll

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola was far from satisfied despite seeing his side cut Liverpool's lead at the top of ...

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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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Each year drier than last

The Eastern Cape’s water is drying up, forcing farmers into a crisis.

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Baby stolen by woman posing as Samaritan

 A woman in about her 50s, who identified herself only as “Mambathane”, has allegedly kidnapped a one-month-old baby ...

Sport

SA’s Klaasen through to doubles quarters at Australian Open

The sixth-seeded pair of Raven Klaasen, from King William’s Town, and his New Zealand doubles partner, Michael Venus, ...

Lifestyle

Performance purse empty

Some artists and companies are still waiting to be paid for their services at the Eastern Cape Entertainment Star ...

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Watsons paid Jacob Zuma 'R300k a month' to keep prosecutors away

Former Bosasa COO Angelo Agrizzi is set to drop more bombshells this week, including claims that former president Jacob ...

Sport

SA's Daryl Impey wins first back-to-back Tour Down Under titles

South Africa's Daryl Impey hung on up the torturous final Willunga Hill to become the first cyclist to win back-to-back ...

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ANC bigwigs named in US fraud probe into botched broadband project

ANC bigwigs scored millions of rands from a botched broadband project for the City of Johannesburg while its costs more ...

Sport

Themba Zwane scores twice as Sundowns get the better of Wydad

Mamelodi Sundowns’ campaign in the Caf Champions League group stages is up and running after they beat Wydad Casablanca ...

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Shafted by the Guptas‚ coal miner community comes together to show beautiful side of SA

It was a dismal Christmas for thousands of coal miners in Mpumalanga when the formerly Gupta-owned coal mines of ...

Boxing Mecca

Pacquiao dominates Broner in unanimous decision win

Pacquiao dominates Broner in unanimous decision win

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Bodies of four South Africans who drowned in Mozambique recovered

The bodies of four South Africans who drowned after being washed out to sea in Mozambique earlier this week have all ...

Sport

Arsenal revive top-four hopes with win over Chelsea

Arsenal revived their hopes of a top-four finish with first-half goals by Alexandre Lacazette and Laurent Koscielny ...

OPINION | Depressing week for world, for Africa, SA

What a thoroughly depressing week. For those of you who are old enough to remember a time when being able to say “superior logic” didn’t mean you were ...

OPINION | Bosasa ‘monopoly money’ does not bode well for ANC

The ANC’s election campaign just took a harrowing turn for the worse.

OPINION | Grass not always greener on other side

The value destruction at investment house Brait after its ill-fated 2015 acquisition of UK fashion retailer New Look shows the grass is not always greener on ...

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Don't be a #TravelHater Baggage

A TV ad in which a black neighbour drives over a white couple's luggage is just a good laugh‚ the ad watchdog has ruled.

City News

Constant cable theft ‘ignored’

Fed-up with rampant electricity cable theft in his neighbourhood, an East London man has drawn a line in the sand and ...

BCM’s cleanup gathers steam

The Buffalo City Metro cleaning initiative that has kept the East London Settlers Way and and the beachfront clean, has ...

Blaze at ‘illegal’ tip sparks fury

Arson is believed to be behind two massive fires on the controversial and allegedly illegal municipal refuse tip in ...

"Illegal" BCM tip erupts into a blaze

The illegal BCM tip in Beacon Bay went up in flames on Monday. Flames leapt metres into the sky and a pall of grey and ...

Burning tip: threat to homes

Fish Eagle Crescent residents fear for their safety as a fire continues to smoulder at a municipal refuse site, a ...

Meter theft sees tons of water lost

Thousands of litres of municipal drinking water – enough to fill five swimming pools – flooded Selborne in East London ...

Living with trash stench intolerable

For two years, an illegal pile of trash outside an elderly Buffalo City Metro resident’s home has been so bad that it ...

Rubbish causes stink outside East London ...

Two weeks after the strike by Buffalo City Metro workers came to an end, the stench of large piles of uncollected ...

Patchy cleanup of strike rubbish annoys ...

Despite the end to the violent and expensive three-week Samwu strike last week Friday, some residents still face mounds ...

Electronic waste recycling grows in East ...

While getting the actual garbage collected from homes and suburbs has been uppermost in most Buffalo City Metro ...

Libraries closed for Christmas

Bookworms can cross “going to the library” off their holiday to-do list as Buffalo City Metro began to close the ...

Official objects to BCM report

In a desperate move to clear his name, a former Buffalo City Metro senior official has instructed his lawyers to take ...

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Performance purse empty

Some artists and companies are still waiting to be paid for their services at the Eastern Cape Entertainment Star ...

Audi steps it up with fresh innovations

Abu Dhabi is the home of oil and gas, a shiny city reliant on the income from fossil fuels and which is making token ...

Living in style at 45

Situated on the coast between Gonubie and Chintsa East is Waterside Country Village, an over 45’s estate which adds a ...

WATCH | ‘Suzelle’ to visit East London

For East Londoners wanting to learn how to “shake up your make up” or make the perfect “Braai pie” like South African ...

New Mini 60 Years Edition celebrates six ...

For Mini's 60th anniversary, the company will be releasing the Mini 60 Years Edition, a vibrantly green version of the ...

Law clear on new domestic worker wage

Where you live in will no longer determine how much you pay the woman who cleans your house, irons your clothes, cooks ...

Business

A ‘tshisa nyama’ for families

After more than 15 years of working in government communications, Lwazi Jiba has finally followed his dream of being a ...

Emerging, communal farmers plead for help

Emerging and communal farmers are praying and calling for government help in the interior.

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