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Killer Floods, see our gallery of pics

Torrential downpours and flooding have led to the deaths of at least 33 people, mostly along the eastern seaboard – from Kwa-Zulu-Natal to the Eastern Cape.

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R1.2bn to tackle EC water shortages

Premier Phumulo Masualle’s provincial government has injected R1.2bn to help 10 drought-stricken areas deal with crippling water shortages.

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Outcry as BCM is set to up tariffs again

Disgruntled business owners have dubbed Buffalo City Metro an “expensive city to live and do business in” following recently adopted tariff increases ...

Politics

UFH students square up at polls

Thousands of University of Fort Hare students head to the polls on Thursday to elect a new student representative council.
Sport

Chiefs draw sees them 12 points behind Sundowns ...

Kaizer Chiefs plucked a draw from the jaws of victory, having to settle for a 1-1 scoreline that belied their almost complete domination of Lamontville Golden Arrows in Wednesday night's Absa Premiership matchup at FNB Stadium.
Local Heroes

Changing lives with a song and a dance

A Nxharuni woman who began traditional singing and dance classes in Johannesburg as a way to entertain children as an ...

Sport

Sundowns pip Chippa in thrilling encounter

Mamelodi Sundowns came from a goal down to beat Chippa United 3-2 at Loftus Versfeld on Tuesday afternoon and move ...

Opinion

OPINION | All must play their part to save this country

South Africa has failed to capitalise on its strengths so far.

News

Downpours bring joy to some, misery for others

Homes were flooded and evacuated while roads were completely washed away or submerged by water, as heavy downpours ...

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Cops swoop on 4 in fiery village feud

Three women and a man have been arrested for attempted murder and arson in Sicambeni village in the troubled ...

News

‘Pardon all prisoners’ if king is set free

A prison-based human rights group which fights for the release of prisoners, does not want AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya ...

Lifestyle

Easter love for cancer patients

Children at Frere Hospital’s oncology ward put the fact that they battle various cancers to the back of their minds and ...

News

No vote on R1.5m security

The financially struggling King Sabata Dalindyebo municipality has been spending a small fortune on private guards for ...

Multimedia

WATCH | Eastern Cape 5-day weather forecast

Here is your detailed five day weather forecast for some cities in the Eastern Cape. 

News

Report said charge him, but this CFO’s boss renewed his contract instead

Gauteng CFO was meant to face disciplinary and criminal charges - and he's not the only one

News

WATCH | Elephant flips cars, destroys property during rampages through town

An elephant broke its chains and rampaged through a town in southern India on Thursday.

Sport

Fans motivate Liverpool, not quest for ‘Holy Grail’, says Klopp

Liverpool are inching towards a first English league title in 29 years but manager Juergen Klopp says his team must ...

News

WATCH | Health department probes 'drunk' PE hospital employee

The Eastern Cape health department is investigating a video clip purportedly showing an intoxicated man attempting to ...

Lifestyle

Marked for a life: get a free tattoo to show you’re an organ donor

A new campaign uses needles and ink to help people show they intend to make that lifesaving decision

Motoring

Meet SA’s top 10 cars with the best auction resale values

True Price lists some vehicles that come as quite a surprise

OPINION | All must play their part to save this country

South Africa has failed to capitalise on its strengths so far.

Hoёrskool Driehoek to unveil new walkway after tragedy

Hoёrskool Driehoek in Vanderbijpark will unveil its newly-built walkway on Tuesday.

#FeesMustFall elite rewarded but higher education is still not free

ANC, EFF show their bias in favour of historically 'white' universities

City News

BCM has least murders but most sexual ...

Of all nine metros in South Africa, Buffalo City has shown the longest and most sustained decrease in its murder rate.

No respect for city’s cemeteries

East Londoners are too scared to visit city cemeteries to pay respect to their loved ones’ graves. That’s the shocking ...

Two more Bonza Bay beach knife muggings

Pristine Bonza Bay beach, one of East London’s mugging hot spots, claimed yet more victims this week when two women ...

Site of beauty falling into shoddy state

Buffalo Pass should be one of the shining lights of East London, but continues to be a site of some of the city’s most ...

Money-for-garbage a hit in EL

The first Eastern Cape-based Packa-Ching mobile buyback centre was launched at the Khaya Youth Community Development ...

DA in a froth as BCM shrugs off motion on ...

An animal rights motion criticising the East London zoo vanished from council on Wednesday in a move that angered DA ...

‘No swimming’ at Quenera due to sewage ...

East London residents, including the thousands of children who are enjoying school holidays, have been warned against ...

WATCH | Public toilets at beaches in ...

While scores of people are expected to flock to East London beaches during the school holidays, the appalling state of ...

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 ...

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Lifestyle

Easter love for cancer patients

Children at Frere Hospital’s oncology ward put the fact that they battle various cancers to the back of their minds and ...

Marked for a life: get a free tattoo to ...

A new campaign uses needles and ink to help people show they intend to make that lifesaving decision

Meet SA’s top 10 cars with the best ...

True Price lists some vehicles that come as quite a surprise

WATCH | Zahara still receiving bookings ...

While the spat was a massive talking point across Mzansi, it doesn't seem to have affected the star's popularity.

Gonubie-born star Asemahle aims to have ...

East London-born star Asemahle Malotana,16, will head to the World Championships of Performing Arts in California in ...

7 EL swimmers brave Robben Island waves

Seven East Londoners braved chilly Table Bay waters on Thursday to swim 7.5km from Robben Island to shore.

Business

Comair 'put measures in place' to avoid ...

Comair, which operates British Airways (BA) in SA and low-cost carrier Kulula, says it is putting measures in place to ...

Tiger Brands plans to fight against ...

The plaintiffs’ claims for damages are being made under the Consumer Protection Act, claims in delict, and claims for ...

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