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R225-million for this...

Nine years after the department of roads and public works paid over R200-million to construct a 25km stretch of road between the tourist town of Coffee Bay and Mthaleni ...

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One person injured in KZN plane crash

Police search and rescue personnel and paramedics were on Monday morning rushing to a light aircraft crash in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands.

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Dear Reader, If you are reading this, then it means you have remained loyal to this newspaper throughout the turbulent times that we have faced as ...

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Malawi's ex-president Joyce Banda eyeing next ...

Malawi's ex-president Joyce Banda, who recently returned home after four years of self-imposed exile, said on Monday she was ready to run in next year's presidential elections if nominated by her party. Banda, 68, fled in 2014 when she lost power ...
City

WARNING | Power outage in East London CBD

This Saturday, June 23, BCM residents in the East London CBD  can expect a power outage from 6am to 6pm.
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Motsoaledi to give the low down on heath insurance on Thursday

Health minister Aaron Motsoaledi will on Thursday brief the media on the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill and the ...

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Money alone can't fix Eskom - analyst

Energy expert Chris Yelland says government has to fix the real problems at Eskom‚ not just throw money at the ...

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CIT robbers strike in Cape Town

Police confirmed early on Monday that there had been a cash-in-transit incident on a busy motorway in Cape Town.

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Cash reward for arrest of OR Tambo taxi violence suspects

Eastern Cape police are offering a reward of cash to anyone who provides information that will lead to the arrest of ...

Entertainment

Festival not just about fast cars but a good family outing too

Roaring engines, screeching tyres and fast cars was what more than 1000 East Londoners were treated to at the South ...

Politics

Mabuza vouches for PEC’s legitimacy at rally

ANC deputy president David Mabuza yesterday emphasised the legitimacy of the Oscar Mabuyane-led ANC provincial ...

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Reverend locked out of church

Reverend Dirk Odendaal yesterday had to break his Mdantsane NU17 Mbongeni Uniting Reformed Church door after he was ...

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Amazing‚ but empty: R250m school unused months after it was opened

A state-of-the-art school built for children with special needs in Gauteng stands empty. The Nokuthula Centre and ...

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Drug suspect 'flushed' by police raid

Police found a man anxiously flushing his toilet when they raided a suspected drug house in the Northern Cape.

Business

Eskom's 10-day loadshedding risk - Here's why

South Africans were spared rotational loadshedding on Sunday‚ but Eskom advises the power system will take up to 10 ...

Lifestyle

Gardeners fresh produce a big hit at ‘green’ market

Horse groomsman turned gardener Ferai Sekai, who propagates plants at his Nompumelelo farm, was at the Gardeners’ ...

Opinion

OPINION | Political noise of ‘us and them’ at full blast

So this is where we are now: the political noise is at full blast, the whites say the blacks are revolting and ...

Sport

Poor display costs the Bulldogs dearly

A poor performance from the Border Bulldogs in front of a passionate home crowd saw them close out their 2018 ...

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Court rules against CA involved in tender row

The bedroom and the boardroom collided horribly for an Eastern Cape chartered accountant who was caught on tape trying ...

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IN FULL | ECDC board member and official caught on tape in act of corruption

Eastern Cape chartered accountant, Pamela Bosman, was caught on tape trying to cheat the Eastern Cape Development ...

OPINION | Political noise of ‘us and them’ at full blast

So this is where we are now: the political noise is at full blast, the whites say the blacks are revolting and incapable while the blacks say the whites are ...

OPINION | VAT fails to redistribute wealth and perpetuates inequality

On February 22 this year, the then-minister of finance Malusi Gigaba announced an increase in value added tax (VAT) from 14% to 15%, beginning on April 1. It ...

OPINION | Bridging gap for informal savings

The formal financial sector is often accused of not providing access to rural, indigenous communities, most of whom do not have a bank account.

Multimedia

Dozens of service delivery protesters were wounded and some rushed to hospital after police shot them with rubber bullets and teargas during the second day of violent clashes today.

Many hurt in service delivery protest

Dozens of service delivery protesters were wounded and some rushed to hospital after police shot them with rubber bullets and teargas during the second day of violent clashes today.

City News

WARNING | Power outage in East London CBD

This Saturday, June 23, BCM residents in the East London CBD  can expect a power outage from 6am to 6pm.

Car seat gifts give Frere moms a lift

Ten new mothers at Frere Hospital received free car seats for their children, courtesy of the Road Accident Fund.

MEC gives Facebook a chance

In a bid to make herself more accessible to the Eastern Cape public, newly appointed Health MEC Helen Sauls-August has ...

EL zoo firmly back on track

The infamous East London Zoo, which has in the past received harsh criticism from animal lovers over the treatment and ...

Builder comes to residents’ rescue

A good Samaritan has offered to build Tsaba Village residents in Tsholomnqa a community hall.

WATCH | Egoli protests erupt in chaos

Nine people were injured during the Egoli service delivery protests outside East London.

WATCH | Inside the dark‚ dank home where ...

Pink lace panties lay draped over a child’s colouring book stands as a jarring juxtaposition in a dank room where a ...

Electrical fault blamed for sewage spill ...

Wireless data failure, caused by an electrical fault, has been blamed for a sewage spill into the sea at popular Black ...

WATCH | Strike threat over pay hike at ...

Eskom employees have threatened to go on a full-blown strike should their salary demands not be met by their employers.

BCM’s R56m fleet arrives

Service delivery in Buffalo City Metro was given a rev with the purchase of a fleet of vehicles valued at R56-million, ...

Drivers dump their rubbish

The traffic circle at the intersection of Swift Crescent and Beaconhurst Drive, which was originally expected to be ...

Ward 8 residents face uphill battle

Buffalo City Metro’s ward eight remains one of the most troubled areas, where thousands of residents still battle to ...

Sport

Poor display costs the Bulldogs dearly

A poor performance from the Border Bulldogs in front of a passionate home crowd saw them close out their 2018 ...

Blackpool, Madibaz struggle in play-offs

Blackpool from Sweetwaters and Madibaz from Port Elizabeth are out of the running to gain promotion to the ABC Motsepe ...

Beast Mtawarira receives surprise call ...

Tendai "Beast" Mtawarira has revealed how SA president Cyril Ramaphosa phoned him to celebrate his 100th cap ahead of ...

Amavarara starts their promotional ...

SAB League play-offs regulars Amavarara FC got their promotional campaign off to a bad start when they played to a ...

Good start for Safa-BCM soccer outfit

East London's Birmingham City FC got their SAB League promotional play-offs campaign to good start when they beat ...

News

One person injured in KZN plane crash

Police search and rescue personnel and paramedics were on Monday morning rushing to a light aircraft crash in the ...

Malawi's ex-president Joyce Banda eyeing ...

Malawi's ex-president Joyce Banda, who recently returned home after four years of self-imposed exile, said on Monday ...

Uber‚ Taxify drivers stage fare protest ...

A group of app-based taxi drivers on Monday staged a protest against their fares remaining the same despite the recent ...

WARNING | Power outage in East London CBD

This Saturday, June 23, BCM residents in the East London CBD  can expect a power outage from 6am to 6pm.

Motsoaledi to give the low down on heath ...

Health minister Aaron Motsoaledi will on Thursday brief the media on the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill and the ...

Money alone can't fix Eskom - analyst

Energy expert Chris Yelland says government has to fix the real problems at Eskom‚ not just throw money at the ...

CIT robbers strike in Cape Town

Police confirmed early on Monday that there had been a cash-in-transit incident on a busy motorway in Cape Town.

Lifestyle

Festival not just about fast cars but a ...

Roaring engines, screeching tyres and fast cars was what more than 1000 East Londoners were treated to at the South ...

Gardeners fresh produce a big hit at ...

Horse groomsman turned gardener Ferai Sekai, who propagates plants at his Nompumelelo farm, was at the Gardeners’ ...

Every day is a fight to survive

Zukisa Ngxishe, who has been disabled from birth, fends for himself in a small shack in Chicken Farm far away from his ...

Celebrating renewed positive energy

When gallery owner and potter Louise Pietrucci returned home from a month in the UK earlier this year, she felt a ...

OPINION | Giving Robbie Malinga Jnr a ...

It's been just under a month since I got a text message from a close friend‚ the message in all caps read: "GO LOOK AT ...

Vena album scores two nominations for ...

King William’s Town gospel singer Zipho Vena’s debut album Unrestricted Night of Worship has received two nods at this ...

Boxing Mecca

Stakes high in battle for supremacy

Thembelani  Nxoshe takes on nemesis Nhlanhla Ngamntwini in defence of his SA flyweight title at Orient Theatre on ...

BOXING MECCA | Mbenge will use fists for ...

Mdantsane puncher Thulani Mbenge has vowed to bring home the world IBO welterweight crown to his township.

'I'm the toughest f...ing guy around ...

Local boxing’s bad boy Thomas Oosthuizen‚ sporting a fresh scar above his right eye‚ trumpeted his return to Rodney ...

Gypsy King’s return sets tongues wagging

There is a saying that there is boxing and then there is heavyweight boxing. This cannot hold truer than the attention ...

Fury all set to rekindle his passion for ...

Troubled former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury equated boxing to a marriage and that after a rocky period he is ...

Business

Eskom's 10-day loadshedding risk - Here's ...

South Africans were spared rotational loadshedding on Sunday‚ but Eskom advises the power system will take up to 10 ...

Six Eskom power plants affected by labour ...

Electricity production has been hit by Thursday's protest action against a wage freeze imposed by Eskom management‚ a ...

World News

Malawi's ex-president Joyce Banda eyeing ...

Malawi's ex-president Joyce Banda, who recently returned home after four years of self-imposed exile, said on Monday ...

Clashes halt oil loadings at major Libyan ...

The major Libyan oil ports of Ras Lanuf and Es Sider were closed and evacuated on Thursday due to attacks by armed ...

Facebook news use declining, WhatsApp ...

News consumption is increasingly shifting from social media like Facebook to messaging applications like WhatsApp, ...

Body of missing UK botanist Rachel ...

The body of 63-year-old British botanist Rachel Saunders‚ who had been missing since February‚ has been found‚ the ...

ICC court launches fund for C.Africa ...

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has launched a one-million-euro ($1.18-million) fund for victims of a militia ...

Rohingya refugees land in Myanmar as ...

Scores of Rohingya refugees leaving Bangladeshi camps by boat have accidentally returned to the crisis-hit area of ...

IS kills 45 pro-regime fighters in east ...

An offensive by the Islamic State jihadist group in eastern Syria has left at least 45 pro-regime fighters dead, a ...

Germany asks Trump envoy to clarify ...

Germany has asked the new US ambassador in Berlin, outspoken Trump loyalist Richard Grenell, to clarify his reported ...

Jordan’s PM submits resignation after ...

Jordan’s Prime Minister Hani Mulki submitted his resignation to King Abdullah on Monday, an official source said, to ...

China vows to protect its interests from ...

China lashed out on Wednesday at renewed threats from the White House on trade, warning that it was ready to fight back ...

French police clear out Paris migrants ...

Police cleared an illegal refugee camp in Paris on Wednesday, in the French government’s latest attempt to deal with a ...

Hope and despair: key moments in hunt for ...

The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, and the enormous hunt that followed, has captured global attention ...

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