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5,000 EC massacre victims in line for TRC reparations

Eastern Cape Premier Phumulo Masualle has opened the door for some 5,000 Eastern Cape survivors of massacres and victims’ families to come forward and claim reparations.

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Hawks still determined to haul Guptas to SA to ...

The Hawks have assured the country’s parliamentarians that they are continuing to work behind the scenes with Interpol regarding the extradition of ...

Lifestyle

Competition heats up for souper night

An age-old rivalry between two picturesque coastal towns is hotting up and will come to the boil on Thursday evening when residents put their taste ...

Politics

Zanu-PF files opposing papers to MDC Alliance ...

Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF on Wednesday filed its opposing papers to the court challenge to the presidential election results brought by the opposition MDC Alliance last week. The MDC Alliance’s court challenge has resulted in the cancellation of the ...
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Father decries latrine plans

Vuyani Mkethwa, father of the five-year-old Eastern Cape schoolgirl Lumka Mkethwa who died after falling into a pit latrine at her school, says President Cyril Ramaphosa’s plan to eradicate school pit toilets came a little too late to save his ...
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ANC calls for Tshwane to be put under administration over dodgy deals

The ANC in Tshwane on Wednesday called for the city to be put under administration after allegations of contractual ...

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Robert Sobukwe’s widow dies at age 91

Widow of the founder of the Pan Africanist Congress Robert Sobukwe, Zondeni Sobukwe, dies peacefully in her sleep at ...

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Old-age home serial killer sentenced to three life terms

Serial killer Kershwin Goldstone stood downcast on the dock as Pietermaritzburg High Court as Judge Piet Bezuidenhout ...

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Energy expo kicks off in Mdantsane

Department of energy and Necsa kick-started the Eastern Cape leg of the science career expo at Mdantsane Indoor Sports ...

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Knysna councillor arrested for murder of ANC’s Victor Molosi

Four more people‚ including a Knysna ward councillor‚ have been arrested for the murder of ANC councillor Victor Molosi ...

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State must continue funding Zuma's corruption trial defence‚ argues lawyer

Former president Jacob Zuma’s lawyer says he is entitled to state funding for his corruption trial defence because he ...

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29 dogs poisoned in Alice, say SPCA

At least 29 dogs were poisoned in Alice on Tuesday. The abused animals were picked up and taken to the King William’s ...

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Was 'paedophile ring' author murdered?

The death of a Port Elizabeth ex-policeman and co-author of a new bombshell book has left his associates shocked and ...

Politics

DA vows to help in sewage spill battle

The DA in Buffalo City Metro has vowed to help the residents of Dunga Street in Duncan Village after years of battling ...

News

WATCH | Tributes pour in for Zondeni Sobukwe

Pan Africanist Congress founder Robert Sobukwe’s widow‚ Zondeni‚ died in the early hours of Wednesday morning after a ...

Business

Economic growth to remain slow‚ cautions Reserve Bank

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

News

Rocket-propelled grenades for sale on the street in Mpumalanga

How easy would it be to purchase rocket-propelled grenades? Three men have been arrested for trying to sell them on the ...

Politics

There are two DAs‚ and they’re heading for divorce

On Monday‚ as Herman Mashaba humped Donald Trump’s leg and Helen Zille exhumed her defence of colonialism‚ many South ...

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Parastatals and government departments owe eThekwini R230m

The eThekwini Municipality is grappling with parastatals and state departments who owe the city over R230 million.A ...

Opinion

OPINION | Move past stereotypes to build better society

Our society is moving at breakneck speed. So much is changing that we barely have time to think through anything. As a ...

OPINION | Move past stereotypes to build better society

Our society is moving at breakneck speed. So much is changing that we barely have time to think through anything. As a result we look at issues, only briefly, ...

OPINION | All this talk and no action gets SA nowhere

Why is South Africa so dull, so poor at growing its economy and creating jobs? Why is it that, quarter after quarter now for a decade, the release of the ...

OPINION | Make sure your car insurance covers you

When last did you shop around to make sure your car insurance premium is still market-related? It’s essential to do that, because when it comes to car ...

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Struggle stalwart Zondeni Sobukwe has died on August 15 2018. Tributes have poured in for Zondeni, who was married to Pan Africanist Congress founder Robert Sobukwe.

Heartfelt tributes pour in for Zondeni Sobukwe

Struggle stalwart Zondeni Sobukwe has died on August 15 2018. Tributes have poured in for Zondeni, who was married to Pan Africanist Congress founder Robert Sobukwe.

City News

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 ...

Own Haven tenants in tariffs protest

Own Haven tenants took to the streets on Wednesday, calling for a review of increase in rental and utility tariffs that ...

WATCH | Factional battles erupt in BCM ...

ANC factional politics reared its ugly head when a reconvened Buffalo City Metro council meeting meant to discuss ...

Sport

Chippa to give Leopards more than they ...

Chippa United midfielder Daine Klate says playing a hungry side like Black Leopards will be a challenge but believes ...

Kaizer Chiefs jersey in demand globally ...

Kaizer Chiefs are receiving increased international interest for sales of their jersey after it was voted UK football ...

Billiat in a class of his own

Khama Billiat at his optimum is the best player in South Africa‚ Kaizer Chiefs coach Giovanni Solinas has said. Billiat ...

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 ...

Local teen champ the youngest ever in SA

East London's newest surfing star Zoe Steyn put in the performance of her life when she upset the odds at Nahoon Reef ...

Lifestyle

Competition heats up for souper night

An age-old rivalry between two picturesque coastal towns is hotting up and will come to the boil on Thursday evening ...

AKA set to dazzle EL audiences

The World Is Yours hit-maker AKA is bringing his Touch My Blood tour to East London’s latest entertainment spot, Roots ...

It’s Wild Coast Jikeleza Fest time

Now in its 17th year, the annual Wild Coast Jikeleza Festival is undergoing a facelift with more live music, more sport ...

Chintsa set for band invasion

Be ready for a band invasion, thanks to The C-Club in Chintsa. The club has already brought East London the likes of ...

WATCH | I discovered AKA‚ says 'people's ...

Businessman Malcolm X has not only handed out over R4-million to those in need over the years‚ but also “discovered” ...

WATCH | Lasizwe's In My Feelings ...

Youtube personality Lasizwe has taken the #InMyFeelingsChallenge to a whole new level.

Boxing Mecca

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 ...

Fuzile bout was pretty Dullsville

Once again there were complaints about Azinga Fuzile’s level of opposition after a disappointing showing by his ...

Local boxers suffer different fight ...

Local boxers fighting in the Nelson Mandela boxing tournament at International Convention Centre in East London on ...

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

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 ...

Voter's roll not always quite sorted out ...

About 50 people were turned away in Karoi’s ward 3‚ which falls under the Hurungwe Central constituency‚ over alleged ...

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