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Councillor accused of ‘dodgy’ home sales

An Eastern Cape ANC ward councillor is embroiled in a dodgy “house sale” after three people have accused her of defrauding them of thousands of rands by allegedly “selling” ...

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Transport boss put on ice

Premier Phumulo Masualle appointed Jongile Mhlomi as acting head of the department of transport on Friday after placing incumbent Irene Mpolweni ...

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Hard-hitting doccie scoops global awards

Stroop: Journey into the Rhino Horn War is a powerful documentary that will make you rage, weep and want to start a war of your own against the ...

Opinion

OPINION | Meet the smiling villains of the piece

These “representatives of the people” are the real thieves who represent nothing but their own interests. The real villains are those in tailored dark suits, wearing pointed shoes and expensive watches.
Lifestyle

Design for living, working

What is it? This is a question East London property lovers are likely to ask when they see a way-out new building designed by TCN Architects. Instead of using their clients as crash test dummies, director AJ Corbett, said they used their own ...
Lifestyle

Eagle-eyed boy, 7, snags artefact

After careful analysis by the East London Museum, an artefact found by Cole Hubbard, 7, near the Cefani River in ...

Sport

Surfers will be exciting race to the finish line

The start of the Discovery Surfers Challenge at the mouth of the Kwelera River is a special occasion when participants ...

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School toilets before tablets

Government’s big e-learning plan to roll out tablets to schools has been criticised for trying to introduce a digital ...

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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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Sheep ‘thief’ goes missing

Family of a suspected stock thief gang have reported to police that one of their group went missing while they were ...

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MPLs reject teams’ ‘inadequate’ response

A high-ranking delegation from the provincial department of co-operative government & traditional affairs was sent ...

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‘Right-wing leader’ appears in court on weapons charges

An alleged commander of the right wing group “Boerelegioen" has been arrested and appeared in the Hankey Magistrate’s ...

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Teacher suspended after locking grade 1 pupil in strongroom overnight

The Mpumalanga education department suspended a teacher on Friday who allegedly locked a grade 1 pupil in a store room ...

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Education department 'showing us the middle finger' as schools crumble

Hundreds of parents and their supporters marched through Uitenhage on Thursday to protest the conditions at three ...

Sport

Chelsea banned from signing new players for next two transfer windows

Premier League club Chelsea have been banned from signing new players in the next two transfer windows as punishment ...

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R3m 'cocaine' stash found in bags belonging to woman who had 'no luggage'

A woman who denied checking in any luggage had some explaining to do when two backpacks allegedly stuffed with R3m ...

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'Bone-chilling' scene greets inspectors after man allegedly stabs and decapitates dog

A 19-year-old man was expected to appear in the Brakpan Magistrate’s Court on Friday after he allegedly stabbed the ...

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Star UK golfer in near-drowning drama on KZN south coast

UK golf star Charlotte Austwick is recovering in a KwaZulu-Natal hospital, after she and two others nearly drowned ...

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Eskom the 'main theatre' for state capture: Jabu Mabuza

When Jabu Mabuza took over as Eskom board chairman in January last year, he found that the embattled power utility was ...

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New terrorism-related charges for alleged Isis loyalists

Additional terrorism-related charges have been added to the case against the 12 men accused of orchestrating the bloody ...

OPINION | Meet the smiling villains of the piece

These “representatives of the people” are the real thieves who represent nothing but their own interests. The real villains are those in tailored dark suits, ...

OPINION | We must get past those constant denials

Denial is not a river in Egypt. It’s a state South Africa enters each year at budget time, when the headlines sing the praises of the miracle performed by the ...

OPINION | Zuma: my prosecution should be stopped

Former president Jacob Zuma says the state chose not to charge him for corruption with his former financial adviser Schabir Shaik – because then-prosecutions ...

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Shots were fired at Edenvale High School in Johannesburg on February 21, 2019, during a suspected robbery. Two suspects were shot dead and a third was injured in the shootout that occurred around midday.

Two suspects killed in fatal Edenvale school robbery

Shots were fired at Edenvale High School in Johannesburg on February 21, 2019, during a suspected robbery. Two suspects were shot dead and a third was injured in the shootout that occurred around midday.

City News

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.

EFF councillor dies in crash

The Economic Freedom Fighters has lost one of their councillors, Sabelo Hoyo, who died on Friday in a fatal car ...

200 residents share one stinking public ...

About 200 residents in an East London township share a single communal toilet while live, naked electricity cables lie ...

Vandals strip children’s play park

An entertainment park in Mdantsane’s NU17 is under threat from brazen thieves who have stripped the park of its fence ...

BCM chair fears threats on her life are ...

Buffalo City Metro municipal public accounts committee chair Zameka Kodwa-Gajula fears for her life amid “threats” from ...

Constant cable theft ‘ignored’

Fed-up with rampant electricity cable theft in his neighbourhood, an East London man has drawn a line in the sand and ...

BCM’s cleanup gathers steam

The Buffalo City Metro cleaning initiative that has kept the East London Settlers Way and and the beachfront clean, has ...

Blaze at ‘illegal’ tip sparks fury

Arson is believed to be behind two massive fires on the controversial and allegedly illegal municipal refuse tip in ...

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Lifestyle

Design for living, working

What is it? This is a question East London property lovers are likely to ask when they see a way-out new building ...

Eagle-eyed boy, 7, snags artefact

After careful analysis by the East London Museum, an artefact found by Cole Hubbard, 7, near the Cefani River in ...

Cheers! Another harvest for Whittlesea ...

Defying the drought, Whittlesea’s Mayime Winery celebrated the start of its fourth successful grape harvest this week.

Albon keeps Toro Rosso at the top of F1 ...

Thai racer Alexander Albon kept Toro Rosso on top of the Formula One testing timesheets at lunchtime on Thursday while ...

Lewis Hamilton shrugs off Ferrari's fiery ...

Lewis Hamilton shrugged off Ferrari's testing pace on Wednesday while recognising that he and Mercedes faced their ...

Mthatha-born, East London-raised artist’s ...

This is SA’s most expensive photograph. The shot by Athi-Patra Ruga sold for R1,707,000 at an auction on Saturday at ...

Business

Some green shoots for EC in budget

While Border-Kei Chamber of Business chief executive Les Holbrook described finance minister Tito Mboweni’s budget as ...

Sugar tax has cost R1bn and should be ...

SA Cane Growers’ Association says that its impact on obesity is still questionable, but its knock to the economy and ...

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