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Comrades runner shot in Duncan Village hijacking

A long-distance runner will have to write off his 29th Comrades Marathon later this month after being shot in both legs and the shoulder in a brutal hijacking in Duncan ...

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BCM not helping us, say storm-hit residents

Buffalo City Metro residents whose homes were damaged by the extreme weather early on Monday have accused the city of neglecting them.

Politics

ANC orders BCM councillor to step aside

Buffalo City ward 9 councillor Mendi Wetsetse has been told by the provincial ANC leadership to step aside. Concerned ANC members in the ward ...

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Celebrating women through art

A University of Fort Hare student has had a clay sculpture intended as a comment on the scourge of gender-based ...

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Reporting app launched as war on potholes ramps up

Got problems with potholes in your neighbourhood? There is an app to help you solve that.

Sport

All to play for in finals of Schoolgirls Hockey Challenge

The search for the next champions will get under way in earnest when the finals of the SPAR Eastern Cape Schoolgirls ...

News

BIG OIL VS BIG HEARTS: the battle for South Africa's Wild Coast

A giant wave of protest is cresting as South Africans unite against Shell's plans to begin seismic exploration of the ...

Sport

Money squeeze dashes Border U21s’ SA Rugby Shield hopes

The Border U21 team will not be participating in the SA Rugby Under-21 Shield tournament set to start on 19 August ...

News

'The women of SA have had enough of being afraid': Cyril Ramaphosa appeals for end to GBV

Ramaphosa addressed the community of Richmond, in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands during the government's official woman's ...

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Woman loses R10m Ferrari key during Pretoria parking lot scrap

With no spare key, the owner has a R120,000 headache

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WATCH | President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers the Women's Day commemoration keynote speech

President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Wednesday deliver the Women's Day commemoration keynote address at the Silahla ...

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IN PICTURES | Iconic 'Sarafina' makes a comeback in theatres just in time for Women's Day

The play opened in July and Delisile Gumbi, 22, from Newcastle in KwaZulu-Natal plays the lead role of Sarafina.

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Communities up in arms over ADM water crisis

Fed up public healthcare workers in Amathole district have threatened to not serve patients on Monday if the water ...

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Couple gunned down in front of child while watching TV

A couple was gunned down in front of their child while watching television in East London’s CC Lloyd at the ...

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Eleven Eastern Cape initiates dead, scores admitted to hospitals

A total of 11 initiates have died in the Eastern Cape during this year’s winter traditional circumcision season. Six ...

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The latest Covid-19 coronavirus coverage

The latest facts, news, figures and live tracking of Covid-19.

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SIU to probe University of Fort Hare 'malfeasance' claims

The Special Investigating Unit has been directed by President Cyril Ramaphosa to probe corruption and ...

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Young activist passionate about the environment

The climate crisis is a human rights issue that can be resolved only by taking a collaborative approach, says ...

ANALYSIS | Vacuum of ideas at policy conference bodes ill for ANC

SA is in the throes of an unprecedented, multifaceted socioeconomic crisis requiring substantive, impactful policy interventions.

BEHIND THE NEWS | Banyana victory an inspiration for all

For the past two weeks,SA has been in a state of euphoria after the incredible feat achieved by the women’s national soccer team, Banyana Banyana. Even ...

Build a monument in Qunu to reignite memory of Madiba

Two prominent late leaders from two different continents, beloved by their citizens, are being celebrated this month.

Business

MTN Group in buyout talks with rival ...

The MTN Group is in buyout talks with smaller rival Telkom SA for a stock or cash-and-stock deal.

Digitisation, access and flexibility key ...

Companies should adapt their traditional business models to be more responsive to their client base, outlook shows

Wine farmers get a leg up as use of grape ...

Excess wine due to liquor sales bans during lockdowns can now go on the market

Global trade body warns of over-reliance ...

Unctad says the services sector can be an impetus for diversification, but policies have to be aligned

Rooibos industry pays R12.2m to ...

SA is a signatory to the Nagoya Protocol and thereby obliged to promote equitable sharing of benefits with traditional ...

SARB to declare crypto a financial ...

Boundaries between the crypto world and the traditional financial system will increasingly become blurred, posing ...

What you need to know when insuring your ...

SPONSORED | If a bakkie is primarily used for business purposes, it should be insured as such, says Ayabulela Xongo, ...

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

YOUR MARRIAGE | Refrain from putting your ...

We’re probably all guilty of saying something unkind or thoughtless to our partners in front of others. But in the ...

East London-born media expert earns her ...

  Q: First, please could you tell me a bit more about yourself? What are some of your passions and interests? A: ...

Eastern Cape adventurer shares powerful ...

BARBARA HOLLANDS chats to East London’s own professional adventurer and international speaker Peter van Kets about his ...

DELORIS KOAN | Trying to find a sky ...

I was a surfing delinquent at school. In Queenstown, now Komani. I had a great English teacher in matric at Queens ...

Discover the joys of an intimate designer ...

Searching for ways to spend quality time with her husband while being a mother of three, managing her own business ...

Stern warning issued to Umzimvubu ‘land ...

Stay off municipal land or face eviction and even, possibly, arrest. That was the ominous warning sent to residents ...

World

Will Smith, in new video, says he is ...

Actor Will Smith said on Friday he was "deeply remorseful" at having slapped Chris Rock at the Academy Awards this year ...

Spain confirms first monkeypox-related ...

Spain reported on Friday its first monkeypox-related death, the Spanish Health Ministry said, in what is Europe's first ...

US doctor threatened with probe over ...

Indiana's attorney general said on Thursday he was investigating whether the Indiana physician who performed an ...

Film tells of Bosnian Muslims and Jews ...

In a traditional Muslim house in the old quarter of Sarajevo, a film has revived two different periods of war during ...

UK gives go-ahead for US extradition of ...

British interior minister Priti Patel on Friday approved the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the US ...

UK police briefly evacuate London’s ...

British police on Saturday briefly evacuated London's Trafalgar Square, close to where celebrations are to be held ...

Sport

Boxing Mecca

‘Bongco medal win signals SA boxing ...

The SA amateur boxing structure (now open boxing) has described Simnikiwe Bongco's qualification into the medal stage ...

Mnguni makes SA history as she secures a ...

Phiwokuhle Mnguni has clinched Team SA’s first-ever women’s boxing medal at the Commonwealth Games.

World title-bound Cafu is new darling of ...

The failure of Nhlanhla Tyirha to sign a contract with the conglomerate of Xaba promotions has prompted them to elevate ...

Ring death of namesake convinces ...

Memories of the death of Simiso Buthelezi tormented his namesake Gideon Buthelezi so much while taking the count of ...

Shock as Eastern Cape loses Mandela ...

The Eastern Cape is set to lose one of the major boxing events in the provincial sporting calendar after organisers ...