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3 held in R100,000 tourist ATM scam

Thieves posing as Eastern Cape tourism officials brazenly flagged down an Australian couple on the N2 near Mthatha, diverted them to an ATM and fleeced them of R96,000 this ...

Politics

EFF joins city march for release of king

EFF national chairperson Dali Mpofu on Monday led scores of supporters, traditional leaders and members of the SA Council of Churches in a march ...

News

Man accused of raping child at Dros remanded in ...

A 20-year-old man accused of raping a child inside the toilets of a popular Pretoria eatery remains in police custody‚ the National Prosecuting ...

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SABC to follow the law to the letter in ...

The SABC will follow the Labour Relations Act to the tee regarding possible retrenchments at the financially struggling broadcaster. Chairman of the SABC board Bongumusa Makhathini told MPs that it was not an accurate reflection that the SABC's ...
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Spoor appears briefly in court

Richard Spoor, the lawyer of Xolobeni anti-mining group, appeared briefly at the Mbizana magistrate’s court on Monday,NPA regional spokesperson, Luxolo Tyali, said that Spoor is facing three charges of inciting public violence, disobeying a police ...
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Pastor in push in new bail bid

The 49-year-old senior pastor in custody for allegedly raping a close relative will start a new bail bid on Monday ...

News

Trial of triple murder accused postponed

The  case against Odwa Mamba, 22, arrested in connection with the triple murder in Nqabane Village outside Dutywa in ...

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WATCH | Nelson Mandela Bay council meeting descends into chaos

A Nelson Mandela Bay council meeting degenerated into chaos on Tuesday morning after attempts by security to eject ...

Sport

Safa president Danny Jordaan steps up bid for seat at Fifa's head table

South African Football Association president Danny Jordaan faces final days of canvassing as he seeks election to ...

News

Mashaba apologises to Mam Winnie's daughters for overdue honour by City of Johannesburg

"Zenani and Zindzi‚ it is indeed shameful that we had to wait until the passing of Mam’uWinnie to recognise her for ...

News

How Sars overhaul was devised in a series of meetings

Parts of Tom Moyane’s new operating model‚ which has been blamed for destabilising the South African Revenue Service‚ ...

Lifestyle

The end is nigh for 'free Twitter' on MTN

MTN customers have until midnight on Tuesday to enjoy “free Twitter” after which the network will shut down the ...

News

Top judge turns focus to inequality

A leading black jurist is visiting the province in a bid to to try and straighten out the “unnatural kink” of racial ...

Lifestyle

Zenande Mfenyana feels proud that actors are finally standing up

Last week South African actors enjoyed a young victory when they took their fight to parliament and Zenande Mfenyana‚ ...

News

Off-duty cop arrested for robbery while refuelling getaway car

Two men‚ one a policeman‚ were arrested moments after allegedly robbing a man walking in Jeffreys Bay when their ...

News

Treat struggle veteran families the same

Eastern Cape ANC heavyweight Noxolo Kiviet has urged the ruling party to treat families of struggle veterans the same ...

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Phoenix triple murder: husband and father waits to face accused

The husband and father of three slain Phoenix women sat with his head in hands outside the Verulam Magistrate’s Court ...

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Meet the Uber driver who has taken the most trips in South Africa

Uber driver Matthew*‚ who has taken more than 30‚000 trips over a three-year period – the most in South Africa – says ...

News

That's got to hurt: Knife stuck in man's face for 4 days after fight

Incredibly‚ the man went home to sleep after the fight‚ and told doctors at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital ...

News

Deputy headmaster praised in Zimbabwe for revealing he is gay

Lesbian‚ gay‚ bisexual‚ and transgender activists in Zimbabwe have commended the bravery of a top private school ...

OPINION | Time for justice in long arc of moral universe

It seems like a lifetime ago now. Just more than two years before our new SA was born in 1994, a brilliant black man was about to make history in the ...

OPINION | Ramaphosa’s plan shows he’s now in charge

Perhaps the most significant thing about President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement of a package of measures to stimulate the economy, was what are these days ...

OPINION | Makhanda name carries weight of brave warrior

Heritage Month brings with it celebrations of our unique yet diverse inheritance from the past. The recent renaming of Grahamstown as Makhanda is a case in ...

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The husband and father of the Phoenix triple-murder victims attended his first court appearance on September 25 2018. He waited patiently in the public gallery at the Verulam Magistrate’s Court to face his family members’ alleged murderer.

Father of Phoenix triple murder victims goes to court to face accused

The husband and father of the Phoenix triple-murder victims attended his first court appearance on September 25 2018. He waited patiently in the public gallery at the Verulam Magistrate’s Court to face his family members’ alleged murderer.

City News

Repaired aquarium is back

The East London Aquarium will finally reopen its doors to the public today after being closed for five months. The ...

Good result report spurs BCM to improve ...

Buffalo City Metro is on a new mission to achieve excellent financial performance and budget implementation results ...

R570k lost as thieves strip BCM community ...

Buffalo City Metro has lost more than R500,000 in damages and stolen property from several community halls due to lack ...

EL man to appear in court for drug ...

An East London man is expected to appear in court on Tuesday for possession of drugs. Police spokesperson Warrant ...

Dual carriageway, traffic circle underway

While the second phase of the Beacon Bay-Gonubie link road is expected to be completed by March next year, Pieter ...

Digital detour for SA vendors

Vegetable sellers in Mdantsane running their business off computers could soon be a reality. BCM business development ...

Fed-up residents clean the mess themselves

Beacon Bay residents on Monday took matters into their own hands and set about cleaning an illegal dumpsite along ...

BCM infrastructure takes shape

BCM officials conducted site visits to monitor service delivery projects in East London last week. According to a ...

BCM probes claim of councillor ...

Buffalo City Metro executive is investigating allegations of interference with procurement processes and undue ...

BCM shows progress in managing household ...

The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency’s search for a project manager to assist Buffalo City Metropolitan ...

Traders and taxi drivers battle in rain

With no shelter at the Ebuhlanti, also known as Tsholomnqa, Taxi Rank in East London, vendors are left with no option ...

BCM approves name changes

he Buffalo City Metro council recently approved name changes for at least three places, including the provincial police ...

State Capture Inquiry

Hawks express ‘serious concern’ over ...

Hawks head‚ Lieutenant-General Godfrey Lebeya‚ has expressed “serious concern” over allegations that a senior ...

Court slams state‚ but refuses to throw ...

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has won a crucial victory in its “State Capture” prosecution campaign – with ...

#StateCapture: Treasury official to take ...

Acting chief procurement officer Willie Mathebula is expected to appear before the Zondo commission of inquiry as the ...

Whistleblower names top Zuma aide as ...

Jacob Zuma’s former trusted and powerful adviser Lakela Kaunda is being accused of facilitating a meeting between ...

Zuma wants to ‘meaningfully participate’ ...

Lawyers for former president Jacob Zuma say he wants to “make a meaningful participation” in the State Capture Inquiry ...

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Lifestyle

The end is nigh for 'free Twitter' on MTN

MTN customers have until midnight on Tuesday to enjoy “free Twitter” after which the network will shut down the ...

Zenande Mfenyana feels proud that actors ...

Last week South African actors enjoyed a young victory when they took their fight to parliament and Zenande Mfenyana‚ ...

Magical comedy comes to EL

East London comedy enthusiasts are in for a special performance this week: Cape Town magician-turned-comedian Stuart ...

SA’s only female praise singer performs ...

Celebrated praise poet Jessica Mbangeni will be among artists performing at a Heritage Day event at Walter Sisulu ...

An arbour made of love

Visitors will hardly believe that just four years ago, the breathtaking garden in Dr Wessel Strydom’s Bonnie Doon home ...

The name is UX. Lexus UX

There has been a wave of new SUVs sweeping through the market in recent times and any manufacturer worth its salt is ...

Boxing Mecca

Promoter shrugs off all negative talk

Zuko W Promotions boss Khwezi Booi has assured boxing followers in Queenstown that his October 7 tournament would go ...

Pundits see another fight of century as ...

Is it a coincidence that Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao happened to bump into each other in Japan where they ...

Mzi takes to the road back home

Yet another top boxer has defected from his club to join another just days before fighting for a national ...

Business

Ramaphosa's economic package to focus on ...

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday moved to provide strong government leadership in the recessionary environment to ...

BCM plan to save bus service accepted

Buffalo City Metro council has approved a new study plan to turn around the metro’s failed bus service that operated ...

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