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Spike of damage claims after cuts

The latest round of load-shedding is having a devastating impact on communities in the Eastern Cape as the province’s residents scramble to keep their businesses open and ...

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Crazed knifeman stabs two, then kills officer

An Eastern Cape policeman died at the hands of a crazed robbery suspect, only metres from where hundreds of members of the community were meeting to ...

Politics

Airport debacle irks Masualle

In what could be seen as a reportback of his term in office, in his State of the Province address Premier Phumulo Masualle counted gains and ...

News

Woman beats up teen after daughter’s spat

A 16-year-old Maria Louw High School pupil is still in shock after she was attacked by her friend’s mother on her way to school last week.
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Ex SA ambassador to Iran arrested for bribery ...

Former SA ambassador to Iran, Yusuf Saloojee, has been charged with foreign bribery, the Hawks announced on Friday.
Motoring

Love at first sight for Sainz as McLaren shows off its new MCL34 F1 car

Spanish driver Carlos Sainz got into the Valentine's Day spirit by declaring 'love at first sight' on Thursday as ...

Sport

Proteas ahead against Sri Lanka after burst of wickets

South Africa took three Sri Lankan wickets in three overs to finish in a strong position on the third day of the first ...

Multimedia

WATCH | Eastern Cape 5-day weather forecast

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

News

Facebook taps user data to defend workers from threat

Facebook gathers intelligence from its platform to identify people who threaten the firm or its workers, the social ...

News

Farmland ‘deals’ cause ire

Some villagers living in the Kwelerha area feel SA’s land redistribution process is being betrayed by “elements” within ...

Opinion

OPINION | Journey through our past is key to our present

It’s been over 10 years (I think) since I had a face-to-face encounter with Mkhuseli Khusta Jack – we first met when he ...

News

Health on brink of collapse ‘due to fraud’

Massive medico-legal claims and unsettled legal bills have brought the health department to the brink of collapse.

News

Angry crowd strips, beats man at ATM

Public frustration with ATM fraudsters boiled over in Butterworth CBD when a man people believed to be a scammer was ...

News

East London policeman killed on duty, suspect shot by colleagues

The body of a slain Cambridge police sergeant was  lying on the street on a Cambridge location by mid-afternoon on ...

Sport

Chippa are confident ahead of last-16 clash

Chippa United will throw everything at National First Division side Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila in order to progress ...

Lifestyle

Getting all that jazz flourishing again

Once known as the “Little Jazz Town”, a Komani-born internationally acclaimed jazz bassist is on a mission to revive ...

News

Cops clash with students at University of Fort Hare

A protest at Fort Hare University's Alice campus turned violent on Friday afternoon as police clashed with ...

News

Tenants terrified of ‘disturbed’ squatter

Four suburban families and two small children, living in fear in their flats, say a “mentally disturbed” vagrant has ...

News

BREAKING | East London policeman killed on duty

A patrol policeman is believed to have been stabbed to death in East London.

Politics

WATCH | ANC national assembly member jumps ship, joins ATM

Member of the national assembly and senior ANC member Dr Zukile Luyenge has resigned to join the African Transformation ...

OPINION | Journey through our past is key to our present

It’s been over 10 years (I think) since I had a face-to-face encounter with Mkhuseli Khusta Jack – we first met when he was leading the PE Youth Congress ...

OPINION | Throwing some light on load-shedding

So now we know. Stage 1 load-shedding means 1,000MW must be cut from the national grid.

OPINION | Get basics right and investment will follow

When premier Phumulo Masualle tables what may well be his last state of the province address on Friday, after having served a full five-year term in office, he ...

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Fiery + Sweet are #NowTogether. KFC’s fiery Zinger fillet topped with delicious Mrs. Ball’s Original Chutney and piquanté peppers. The new KFC Zinger Chutney Burger is a match made in heaven.

Introducing the NEW KFC Zinger Chutney Burger

Fiery + Sweet are #NowTogether. KFC’s fiery Zinger fillet topped with delicious Mrs. Ball’s Original Chutney and piquanté peppers. The new KFC Zinger Chutney Burger is a match made in heaven.

City News

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 ...

"Illegal" BCM tip erupts into a blaze

The illegal BCM tip in Beacon Bay went up in flames on Monday. Flames leapt metres into the sky and a pall of grey and ...

Burning tip: threat to homes

Fish Eagle Crescent residents fear for their safety as a fire continues to smoulder at a municipal refuse site, a ...

Meter theft sees tons of water lost

Thousands of litres of municipal drinking water – enough to fill five swimming pools – flooded Selborne in East London ...

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Lifestyle

Getting all that jazz flourishing again

Once known as the “Little Jazz Town”, a Komani-born internationally acclaimed jazz bassist is on a mission to revive ...

Love at first sight for Sainz as McLaren ...

Spanish driver Carlos Sainz got into the Valentine's Day spirit by declaring 'love at first sight' on Thursday as ...

Is KFC’s Zinger Chutney Burger really ...

SPONSORED | With all the the heat around KFC's latest offering - starring the Colonel himself with his sweet new flame, ...

You can be Ultimate Performer

Dancers, singers, show-stoppers and stunt-performers will once again have a chance to give the performance of their ...

Picnics and flowers: Here's how these ...

We know them as leaders and law-makers, fighting for their causes in parliament and at rallies, but they, too, are ...

Introducing the NEW KFC Zinger Chutney ...

SPONSORED | Fiery + Sweet are #NowTogether. KFC’s fiery Zinger fillet topped with delicious Mrs. Ball’s Original ...

Business

Woolies CEO will be in for a really rough ...

Are shareholders really comfortable with Ian Moir running Woolworths remotely from Australia?

Brace yourself for stage 3: Load-shedding ...

Eskom will continue with load-shedding on Tuesday with stage 3 load-shedding from 8am to 11pm.

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