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Business cries foul: Warning of stages 5, 6

Load-shedding is “killing” small businesses and there is a very real possibility that unless the runaway energy crisis is reined in, lives will be lost, according to Eastern ...

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Police seek help to find man in Amalinda murder case

The manhunt continues for the man suspected of killing East London businesswoman, Busisiwe Ngwadla, who was found with eight stab wounds on her ...

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Call about 'tragedy at home' led Jackson Mthembu to suicide scene

The office of ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu has shed more light on the death of his daughter, Khwezi.

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WATCH | Homeless man directs traffic to ease ...

A homeless man came to the rescue of frustrated motorists at a busy intersection affected by load-shedding.
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Builders plead for help as crime hampers projects ...

Armed gangs are disrupting construction projects in the Eastern and Western Capes, demanding to be part of the projects themselves
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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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Tributes pour in after death of ex Kaizer Chiefs and Maritzburg United star Arthur Bartman

Former Kaizer Chiefs keeper and Maritzburg United goalkeeper coach Arthur Bartman has passed away.

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MPs grill police on 'major risk' posed by load-shedding on election day

Keeping the lights burning on election day was at the top of parliamentarians' minds when police appeared before a ...

Opinion

OPINION | Harsh reality of a Ramaphosa presidency

There are many false assumptions about the power of President Cyril Ramaphosa and the state of the ANC on the downhill ...

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Stage 8 seems unlikely ...

Eskom says the chances of stage 8 load-shedding is “low” but it has published an updated load-shedding timetable on ...

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Eskom has 'no intention' of ramping up load-shedding to stage 5 and 6

Eskom on Tuesday denied reports that it was planning to increase load-shedding to unprecedented stage 5 and stage 6 ...

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Aarto Bill 'seems to be about making money, not saving lives' - AA

The AA has slammed the Aarto Amendment Bill, saying its provisions around demerit points appear to be geared more ...

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School provides hope and skills for vulnerable kids

Starting out as Little Sparklers Educare with just three students in 2005, Hope Schools, as it is now known, has ...

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Judge dismisses ex-pupil’s negligence claim

The Grahamstown high court has ruled that elite private school Kingswood College was not negligent when a fight ...

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WATCH: Counting the costs of the Eskom crisis

While SA is still in the dark about the future of Eskom's loadshedding crisis, the state-owned entity battles to ...

Sport

New sponsorships for SA athletics championships

Athletics SA (ASA) on Tuesday unveiled five sponsors for its flagship national senior championships in Germiston next ...

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Load-shedding a disaster for animals and farmers, says NSPCA

As load-shedding continues animals and farmers also suffer.

Politics

ANC will smell like roses again, promises Senzo

With the fight for the control of the Eastern Cape in full swing, ANC national leader Senzo Mchunu said the party ...

Entertainment

WATCH | 'Vuka Kwabafileyo' dance takes the 'resurrection' to the dance floor

The Vuka kwabafileyo challenge: a spin to the ressurection challenge

Lifestyle

She said 'I miss you, friend' - How Somizi & Bonang got back together

Bonang said that in the airport slow lounge after the event they "sat together and just started talking".

Change, what change? Zuma’s cronies on list

Ah well, there goes our shortlived hope!For a moment there, there was hope that the ANC may have turned the corner. With Cyril Ramaphosa smiling and saying ...

OPINION | Harsh reality of a Ramaphosa presidency

There are many false assumptions about the power of President Cyril Ramaphosa and the state of the ANC on the downhill run towards the sixth democratic ...

OPINION | Right and proper that Colonel Hare should 'fall' too

A lot has been said and written about this movement and there is no need to rehash any of the arguments made. It became clear though that some students had ...

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A homeless man in Durban has taken it upon himself to help South Africans deal with the daily frustrations of load-shedding. The man used hand signals to direct cars at the busy intersection of Hunt and King Dinuzulu Roads in Berea.

Beating the #Loadshedding blues: Homeless man directs traffic

A homeless man in Durban has taken it upon himself to help South Africans deal with the daily frustrations of load-shedding. The man used hand signals to direct cars at the busy intersection of Hunt and King Dinuzulu Roads in Berea.

City News

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 ...

Mother found murdered in Amalinda, East ...

East London police are investigating a case of murder after a 37-year-old mother of one was found dead in her flat in ...

Question of satanic rituals at ‘vagrant ...

Beacon Bay residents have been up in arms for more than a year over an abandoned house.

Planned power outage for Beacon Bay on ...

The electricity supply will be interrupted to consumers supplied by the Buffalo City Metro in Beacon Bay on Tuesday ...

Nahoon power outage

The electricity supply will be interrupted to consumers supplied by the Buffalo City Metro in Nahoon on Tuesday from ...

BCM workers’ path littered with threats

Buffalo City Metro has laid a complaint with police against temporary refuse collectors who allegedly “intimidated” BCM ...

Police investigate armed robbery at ...

Police are investigating a case of armed robbery after The Crazy Store in Retail Park was robbed of an undisclosed ...

Zoo looks at improving life for the ...

The East London zoo first came under fire when news of the death of Chacma baboon, William, surfaced in 2017, and saw ...

Rare dolphin washes up on Nahoon beach

A rare striped dolphin was found washed up at Nahoon beach on Tuesday morning.

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Lifestyle

WATCH | 'Vuka Kwabafileyo' dance takes ...

The Vuka kwabafileyo challenge: a spin to the ressurection challenge

She said 'I miss you, friend' - How ...

Bonang said that in the airport slow lounge after the event they "sat together and just started talking".

Rachel Kolisi 'could regret' sharing ...

Rachel Kolisi may face legal implications, expert says

Load-shedding: how safe is food in my ...

With no electricity, how long do we have before food spoils and what should we do to avoid food poisoning?

TOP SHOTS GALLERY | ‘In the Spotlight’

On Saturday the Steps of Style dance competition team held an ‘In the Spotlight’ benefit concert at the Guild Theatre ...

More powerful Golf R unleashed in SA

VW decides Mzansi is ‘cool’ enough to get the full-power 228kW version of Golf's performance king

Business

Black Management Forum seeks to hold ANC ...

Black Management Forum (BMF) president Andile Nomlala has called on black professionals in the province not to shy ...

Sports events pour millions into East ...

From the last week of January to the end of February, more than 11,000 athletes, with only slightly fewer people ...

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