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No power, now no water?

Load-shedding is taking its toll on the most precious commodity of all: water.

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WATCH | UFH students protest over campus sexual violence

Gender-based violence and sexual harassment at the University of Fort Hare once again came under the spotlight on Wednesday when hundreds of students ...

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Makana to challenge Eskom cut-off threat

Businesses in Makhanda have banded together with the Grahamstown Residents’ Association (GRA) to urgently interdict Eskom from switching off the ...

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Reburial of 9 East Cape anti-apartheid activists

Nine reburials of former anti-apartheid activists who died in the struggle will take place across the Eastern Cape on Saturday.
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Cyril Ramaphosa signs proclamation to establish ...

President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed a proclamation that officially establishes the “new Scorpions” - a new investigating directorate to be based at the office of the National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) - which will investigate ...
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Former Denel CEO drops bombshell about meetings with Guptas

In a startling testimony before the state capture inquiry on Wednesday‚ former Denel group CEO Riaz Saloojee has placed ...

Politics

'You want the lights back on, vote out ANC,' Mmusi Maimane tells voters

DA leader Mmusi Maimane on Wednesday took full advantage of the power crisis engulfing the country by urging voters to ...

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DA wants Ramaphosa to reject SABC board nominees

The DA is petitioning President Cyril Ramaphosa to reject some of the names approved by parliament to serve as new SABC ...

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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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Illegal land grabs could intensify ahead of elections, warn police

The SA Police Service (SAPS) says the debate on expropriation of land without compensation has led to an increase in ...

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OPINION | Eskom crisis is treasure trove for teachers

When famous business schools around the world stumble across a major corporate failure or success, they quickly hire ...

Boxing Mecca

Matiti firm set to rule the roost

Rarely is a promoter able to control one division like Xaba Promotions (XP) is controlling the junior-bantamweight ...

Lifestyle

Libode sculptor gets spot as French artist-in-residence

A Libode-born fine artist, Lwandiso Njara, has a shot at gaining entry into international markets after being selected ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Names drawn from bucket to decide on jobs for R2.3bn road project

Ward councillors in Osizweni in Newcastle resorted to pulling names out of a bucket on Monday to allocate jobs on a ...

Politics

Record 48 parties on the ballot paper for national elections in SA

South Africans will get to choose from a record 48 parties for the national elections on May 8

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Man arrested for allegedly raping and strangling woman to death in Free State

A 36-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly raped and strangled a woman to death in Bultfontein, Free State, ...

Sport

Kaizer Chiefs defender Frosler does not make Notoane's final SA Under-23 cut

Lack of game time appears to have cost newly-signed Kaizer Chiefs defender Reeve Frosler a place in South Africa’s ...

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'It's not something that will be solved next week': Phakamani Hadebe on Eskom crisis

Eskom CEO Phakamani Hadebe says the power utility is willing to work with experts who are willing to help.

OPINION | Eskom crisis is treasure trove for teachers

When famous business schools around the world stumble across a major corporate failure or success, they quickly hire specialist writers to compose a “case ...

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 ...

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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.

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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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Libode sculptor gets spot as French ...

A Libode-born fine artist, Lwandiso Njara, has a shot at gaining entry into international markets after being selected ...

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 ...

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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