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Selborne digs heels in over stabbing incident

Selborne College has refused to back down in its fight against the Eastern Cape Department of Education over a stabbing at the school last year.

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East London funeral home owner charged with fraud

An East London businessman and philanthropist is facing charges of more than 40 counts of fraud. The 40-year-old man was arrested by the ...

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‘The village failed Enyobeni tavern children’

Border-Kei Chamber of Business says the Enyobeni Tavern tragedy reflects a greater societal problem and that stakeholders need to shoulder the blame ...

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Ex-municipal officials, company director get bail ...

Two former senior Sakhisizwe local municipality officials and a director of a private civil engineering company firm each granted bail of R10,000 each in Mthatha's specialised Commercial Crimes Court on Thursday.
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ADM municipal manager pushed aside after court ruling

In less than 48 hours after the high court in East London declared Amathole district municipal manager Thandekile ...

Sport

High-flying Relatives FC bank on experience for regional playoffs

Buffalo City regional champions Relatives FC will depend on their experienced ABC Motsepe League recruits when they ...

Boxing Mecca

Eastern Cape promoters promised more boxing cash

After the successful return of government development funding, provincial boxing promoters are now targeting sports ...

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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 ...

Boxing Mecca

Ndulani forced to give Baleni a rematch despite IBO objection

Whether Ayanda Ndulani likes it or not, he will have to give Siphamandla Baleni a return fight following their ...

Politics

Those saying ANC will lose power 'are dreaming,' says David Mabuza

ANC deputy president David Mabuza is adamant that the party will retain power in the 2024 general elections.

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Road to recovery: formerly questionable Sanral tenders worth R17bn re-advertised

Five key SA National Roads Agency (Sanral) tenders that were cancelled earlier in 2022 have been advertised, transport ...

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Power cuts extended with load-shedding back at stage 6 from 2pm

Eskom cites high levels of staff absenteeism and intimidation of working employees.

Politics

'He won't come out alive' — Shivambu says Ramaphosa won't survive upcoming motion of no ...

Shivambu said the Phala Phala farm scandal reinforces claims by the EFF that Ramaphosa is unfit to run the country.

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No bail for school principal accused of rape

A 59-year-old school principal, arrested earlier this month for allegedly repeatedly raping a Grade 12 pupil in his ...

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ADM ratepayers hit with huge security bill

Almost R1m has been paid by struggling Amathole district municipality ratepayers to provide security to a senior ...

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No objections to granting licence to Enyobeni tavern, liquor board says

The Eastern Cape Liquor Board (ECLB) said no objections were received over their decision to grant a liquor licence ...

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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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Bonza Bay, Nahoon beaches closed due to contaminated water

There was a stench of disappointment after Buffalo City Metro announced on social media that the Bonza Bay and ...

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Mayibuye bus company unveils its new face

The Mayibuye bus company finally shed its unwelcome association with apartheid Ciskei by unveiling a new brand ...

ADM should learn to live within its means

We believe Amathole district municipality was right in providing security to councillor Nanziwe Rulashe.

Protect others, and don’t toss caution away with masks

Within hours of the government announcing South Africans were no longer required to wear masks, memes quickly flooded social media with quirky suggestions on ...

READER LETTER | Statues a total waste of taxpayers’ money

I noticed a tender contract 3224 (advertised  DD Jun 14) for “appointment of service provider to provide services to design, construct, supply, deliver and ...

Multimedia

'We need to keep an eye on taverns and night clubs' - community mourns East London club tragedy

The Eastern Cape Liquor Board (ECLB) said no objections were received over their decision to grant a liquor licence to Enyobeni tavern in Scenery Park 10 years ago. The tavern was compliant when its application for licensing was ...

Business

Cosmetics giant Revlon files for ...

In its bankruptcy filing, Revlon said supply chain disruptions prompted intense competition for ingredients used to ...

VWSA making gains for a greener future

In just a few years, Volkswagen Group SA has managed to virtually halve its environmental footprint and continues to ...

East London harbour tenants given shock ...

Several East London businesses including major employer Mercedes-Benz SA are planning to take legal action against ...

Car lover turns passion into top ...

Car fanatic Nathaneal “Nate” Padayachee has turned his love for vehicles into one of East London’s top non-franchise ...

Eastern Cape to use Japanese technique to ...

The Automotive Industry Development Centre Eastern Cape has partnered with the Japanese International Co-operation ...

Border Kei Chamber starts making its mark

  As membership heads toward 800 at the Border Kei Chamber of Business in East London (BKCOB) and Komani, the ...

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

New car sales hit a high gear in June

But bakkie sales suffer as brakes are put on Hilux production at flood-damaged Toyota factory

These are the 10 most popular used hybrid ...

Amid rising fuel prices, consumer attention is turning to the benefits of the hybrid car. Greener driving may be an ...

Caster Semenya shares first snap of their ...

Baby No.2 brings joy to Caster Semenya and her family.

WATCH | Moshe Ndiki gives his dog Sugar a ...

It's clear Moshe Ndiki adored his dog Sugar Ndiki and when it was time to bid him farewell, he said "only the best".

SPOTLIGHT | Mischievous Minions, horror ...

'Minions: The Rise of Gru' launches, along with British horror drama, and on TV Mbali Mtshali joins 'Snakes in the ...

Five things to know about the new ...

Mahindra has unveiled its new Scorpio-N. Designed in collaboration with Italy's revered Pininfarina and built to take ...

World

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 ...

Ramaphosa: Russia sanctions hurt ...

President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday that "bystander countries" were suffering due to sanctions against Russia and ...

Ukrainian director denounces Russian ...

Ukrainian director Dmytro Sukholytkyy-Sobchuk criticised the Cannes Film Festival for including a Russian director in ...

Moscow’s mood ahead of Victory Day mixes ...

Moscow residents appeared anxious but resilient as the country prepared on Sunday for its annual commemoration of the ...

Sport

Boxing Mecca

Eastern Cape promoters promised more ...

After the successful return of government development funding, provincial boxing promoters are now targeting sports ...

Ndulani forced to give Baleni a rematch ...

Whether Ayanda Ndulani likes it or not, he will have to give Siphamandla Baleni a return fight following their ...

Dlamini, Sigqibo take different world ...

The delay in getting world title shot in other sanctioning world bodies has forced Lerato Dlamini and Yanga Sigqibo to ...

Ex-boxing champ gunned down in Duncan ...

The boxing world was plunged into disbelief after former national champion Ndoda Mayende was shot dead at his Duncan ...

Police slam Enyobeni tragedy speculation

Eastern Cape police have warned against speculation on the cause of deaths of the 21 youngsters who died at Enyobeni ...