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BCM turned deaf ear to advice about contracts

In what could be seen as “fiscal dumping”, Buffalo City Metro ignored internal legal advice and forged ahead with awarding multimillion-rand contracts earlier this ...

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WATCH | Former UN chief Kofi Annan has died

Former UN chief Kofi Annan has died: foundation Geneva, Aug 18, 2018 - Former United Nations Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi ...

Politics

ANC OR Tambo marches for regional general council

ANC members from 78 branches in OR Tambo marched to the party’s regional offices in Mthatha on Thursday, demanding that a regional general council ...

Politics

New mayor for Cape Town to be elected by the end ...

A new mayor for Cape Town will be elected by the end of September‚ the DA said on Saturday. Speaking after a two-day meeting of the party’s federal executive‚ DA spokesman Solly Malatsi said: “The process will be finalised by the end of September so ...
Politics

ANC’s BBBEE policy has only served to enrich the politically connected‚ says DA

The ANC’s policy of BBBEE has clearly failed and has managed to only enrich the politically connected‚ the DA says.

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SA joins world in paying tribute to Kofi Annan

As tributes pour in from across the globe for former UN secretary general Kofi Annan who died on Saturday after a brief ...

Sport

Off-roaders rev it up in style

After a successful inaugural Battle Valleys Enduro at Trennerys Hotel over the past weekend, organisers are planning ...

Sport

Ndungane twins giving back to game

Hudson Park High School legends Odwa and Akona Ndungane are in the city this weekend for their high school reunion. The ...

Sport

Border bring in heavy weaponry

Border have named a strong 13-man squad for next month’s exciting season opening Africa Cup T20 leg, taking place at ...

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Khensani’s life one of ‘compassionate love‚ bravery and courage’

It was a very emotional moment for Thembi Maseko on Friday when she visited her daughter’s hostel at Rhodes University ...

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Two cops killed in separate incidents in Cape Town

Western Cape police have launched a manhunt for those responsible for killing two police officers in separate incidents ...

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Cyril grants Sobukwe state funeral

The Sobukwe family has welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa’s decision to grant Zondeni Sobukwe a special official ...

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More opt for C-sections in private sector in SA

There is a global increase of women opting to have elective caesarean sections for the delivery of their children, and ...

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Robbery number FOUR at warehouse full of confiscated abalone

For the fourth time in three years‚ the government’s stash of confiscated abalone has been stolen out of a guarded ...

Lifestyle

Idyllic ocean holiday home

Tucked away on a lush pocket of land a stone’s throw from Igoda Beach, lies Coral Beach Estate in Winterstrand and the ...

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Cops tried to pin North West heist on us‚ says Velile Present's co-accused

One of the men arrested along with disgraced former ANC branch secretary Errol Velile Present in connection with a cash ...

Sport

Kolisi relishing being just a Bok captain now

Having yielded to sentiment and historical context as the country’s first black Springbok captain in June‚ Siya Kolisi ...

Politics

Ramaphosa due in East London for ANC lekgotla

President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to address the ANC provincial lekgotla at the East London International ...

News

Rape accused off the hook

The case against a 52-year-old East London private primary school teacher who allegedly raped a nine-year-old pupil was ...

OPINION | Between the chains : Trouble with communal land ownership

The land along the border between SA and Lesotho, running down through the Free State and Eastern Cape, is some of the most beautiful real estate in the ...

OPINION | Land latest in effort to extend reach of state

The current drive by the ANC and the government towards a policy of expropriation without compensation (EWC) has been much discussed, but is too often little ...

OPINION | The unfolding divorce of uneasy bedfellows

On Monday, as Herman Mashaba humped Donald Trump’s leg and Helen Zille exhumed her defence of colonialism, many South Africans wondered aloud if the Democratic ...

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Former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan has died in Switzerland after a short illness. Annan was 80 years old.

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan dies at 80

Former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan has died in Switzerland after a short illness. Annan was 80 years old.

City News

Uproar over poor state of prisons

The West Bank Correctional Services Centre which includes prison facilities in both West Bank and Mdantsane, is ...

BCM plan to protect pupils from foodborne ...

In an effort to curb incidents of foodborne disease outbreaks in Buffalo City Metro schools, the metro is implementing ...

Mdantsane warned of water cuts due to ...

Thousands of Mdantsane residents will be without water on Wednesday as Buffalo City Metro will be conducting  planned ...

BCM draft bylaws are ready for public ...

Residents of the Buffalo City Metro will have their chance to comment on, and possibly influence, newly drafted ...

Recruitment draws frowns as Highway store ...

Fifty-one jobs were created in Mdantsane with the opening of the Builders Superstore at the Highway business hub late ...

Highgate hijinks headache

An East London landmark, the Highgate Hotel, has undergone a revamp – but the new owners have raised the ire of their ...

More protests over stripping saga

Irate Mdantsane residents on Monday marched to the NU1 police station, demanding that the three women who allegedly ...

Residents march again for Kamva justice

A second march calling for #JusticeForKamva was held in Mdantsane on Monday, this time to the Mdantsane police station ...

Alleged robbers nabbed in North End

Three alleged robbers were not as lucky when their stolen car crashed into a lucky bean tree during a police chase in ...

‘They tore my dress off me’

The 22-year-old college student who was allegedly stripped naked and humiliated on Monday by three women who accused ...

Grieving wife tells of Brett’s love

The wife of slain East London businessman Brett Pope, who was gunned down by two robbers on Wednesday, said he was a ...

Eviction threat for Fynbos residents

Disgruntled Fynbos residents who invaded a housing project have dug their heels in. After they illegally occupied RDP ...

Sport

Off-roaders rev it up in style

After a successful inaugural Battle Valleys Enduro at Trennerys Hotel over the past weekend, organisers are planning ...

Ndungane twins giving back to game

Hudson Park High School legends Odwa and Akona Ndungane are in the city this weekend for their high school reunion. The ...

Border bring in heavy weaponry

Border have named a strong 13-man squad for next month’s exciting season opening Africa Cup T20 leg, taking place at ...

Kolisi relishing being just a Bok captain ...

Having yielded to sentiment and historical context as the country’s first black Springbok captain in June‚ Siya Kolisi ...

It’s all-out war at Sisa for Chippa

Chippa United coach Dan “Dance” Malesela says their focus is on winning their PSL encounter against Black Leopards on ...

Lifestyle

Idyllic ocean holiday home

Tucked away on a lush pocket of land a stone’s throw from Igoda Beach, lies Coral Beach Estate in Winterstrand and the ...

THIS WEEK'S GIG GUIDE

AUGUST 18-25             ON SATURDAY The Beacon Bay Retail Park 5km Breakfast Run will take place at Retail Park from ...

Survivor SA winner 'toughened' in Amalinda

He rubbed many fellow castaways up the wrong way, yet all but one jury member wrote down former East Londoner Tom ...

LISTEN | Black Coffee shares teaser of ...

DJ Black Coffee's fans have BEEN waiting for new music from him. So it's not surprising that when Coffee dropped a one ...

East London castaway wins Survivor

Survivor SA winner Tom Swartz went from Amalinda to R1-million in a nail-biting finale on Thursday night. Speaking to ...

Premier helps protect artist

Eastern Cape premier Phumulo Masualle has stepped in to help Mthatha-born ballpoint pen artist Themba Mkhangeli ...

Boxing Mecca

Sovasi takes swipe at Tenge over her ...

Boxer Noni “She Bee Stinging” Tenge’s former trainer Luyanda Sovasi has set the record straight about remarks the boxer ...

Teen sensation to put his gloves to great ...

He may only been 19 years old but Sivenathi Nontshinga is ready for the big league.

EL fighters shine in Johannesburg

Three East London boxers kept the flag flying high in their bouts in Johannesburg at the weekend when they romped to ...

Funeka not off the hook over his Russia ...

The war between Boxing SA and veteran Mdantsane boxer Ali Funeka is set to continue unabated after the regulatory body ...

Double bill kept fans bewildered and ...

The past weekend was abuzz with boxing activity leaving plenty to talk about including controversial issues about ...

Business

Economic growth to remain slow‚ cautions ...

The recovery in economic activity is expected to be "weak and choppy"‚ Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago warned on ...

WATCH | Samsung eyes young buyers with ...

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled the Galaxy Note 9 “phablet” in New York on Thursday in a key product launch that it ...

World News

Detroit church holds vigil for ailing ...

The Detroit church once led by Aretha Franklin’s father — and where she first tested her remarkable voice — filled with ...

Let's put elections behind us and work at ...

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa presided over Heroes’ Day celebrations in Harare on Monday and urged the nation ...

At least 100 security forces killed in ...

At least 100 security forces have been killed in the ongoing struggle to push the Taliban from the embattled Afghan ...

Bangladesh detains online activists over ...

Bangladesh police have arrested at least 12 social media activists accused of spreading rumours on Facebook during ...

Tendai Biti arrested by Zimbabwe police ...

Zimbabwean opposition leader Tendai Biti’s lawyer says he was arrested on Wednesday morning by the country’s police - ...

BREAKING | Riot police stop Chamisa press ...

HARARE: Riot police briefly stopped a press conference that was set to be held at the Bronte Hotel‚ in Harare on ...

WATCH | Zimbabwe opposition rejects ...

Zimbabwe’s opposition on Friday rejected what it said were the “fake” results of the landmark election in which ...

WATCH | How the rural vote carried The ...

It was the sheer strength of numbers in rural Zimbabwe that carried Emmerson Mnangagwa to the Zimbabwean presidency ...

WATCH | Ramaphosa congratulates new ...

President Cyril Ramaphosa has called Emmerson Mnangagwa to congratulate him on being elected as president of the ...

Chaos breaks out in Harare as post-vote ...

Police fired teargas at MDC Alliance supporters on Wednesday as tensions escalated in the capital‚ Harare. Supporters ...

OPINION | Despite the negativity there is ...

So Zimbabweans went to the polls yesterday. I could not help, in the run-up, but to reflect on the journey Zimbabwe has ...

Mugabe’s vote met with chants of ...

Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe cast his vote at Mhofu primary school in the Harare suburb of Highfield just ...

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