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WATCH | World-class dinosaur grave find in Eastern Cape

Shepherd Dumangwe Tyhobela of Sterkspruit is being credited with the exciting discovery of a massive dinosaur graveyard in the Eastern Cape. The unique “bone bed” site near ...

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Illegal snake pit bust by EL cops and Scorpions

The Green Scorpions and East London police uncovered an illegal exotic snake pit this week, recovering 11 illegally kept snakes.

Politics

Biko’s widow to feature in book

The National Heritage Council (NHC) will collaborate with the Steve Biko Foundation to pen and produce a book on the life of the former Black ...

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Nokwe’s bones to come home

The remains of Duma Nokwe, the first African advocate and late ANC secretary-general who died in exile in Zambia 40 years ago, will be exhumed. Plans for the exhumation and reburial in South Africa were announced this week. His daughter, Dr Nomvuyo ...
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BREAKING | Bus rolls down embankment in Limpopo

A bus rolled down an embankment on the N1 in Limpopo early on Friday‚ killing an unknown number of occupants. Limpopo ...

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Government's plan to reignite economy - what to expect

The eagerly awaited stimulus package — to be announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday — will include the new ...

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Mantashe hits KZN to quell anti-mining opposition

Mineral resources minister Gwede Mantashe will have his hands full at the weekend as he tries to defuse growing ...

Politics

Upset ANC members lose court bid

It was the end of the road for a group of disgruntled ANC members who were challenging the outcome of the ANC’s Eastern ...

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Moving babies from klebsiella-hit hospital too high a risk‚ say doctors

Doctors say it is safer to keep 52 new born babies in the neonatal intensive care units and maternity wards at the ...

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Two EC men arrested for possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition

Port Alfred police have arrested two people in connection with the discovery of unlicensed firearms and live ammunition ...

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R44m library is unsafe for use

The R44m Mdantsane library, which former president Jacob Zuma opened with much fanfare four years ago, is unsafe for ...

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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. 

Politics

Zuma using delaying tactics by launching bid for leave to appeal costs order‚ say ...

Former president Jacob Zuma’s lawyers are trying to convince the high court that he did not deserve the estimated ...

Politics

Bring it on‚ says Thuli to Ajay Gupta

Former public protector Thuli Madonsela has urged Ajay Gupta to release the recording of his interview with her so “the ...

Opinion

OPINION | China’s willing buyer, desperate seller policy

For a few hours on the day before Nelson Mandela’s funeral, international heads of state were banging down at ...

Sport

Banyana through to final

Banyana Banyana cruised into the final of the Cosafa Women’s Championship after beating Uganda 2-0 in their semifinal ...

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Taxi strike knocks EC business

East London businesses were still quantifying their losses on Wednesday as the taxi strike forced production to a ...

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WATCH | Dinosaur bone bed found in Sterkspruit village

A massive dinosaur bone bed has been found in a remote Sterkspruit village in the northern part of the Eastern ...

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BREAKING | Mongameli Bobani stays on as mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay

The Port Elizabeth High Court on Thursday dismissed an application by the DA and its coalition partners challenging a ...

OPINION | China’s willing buyer, desperate seller policy

For a few hours on the day before Nelson Mandela’s funeral, international heads of state were banging down at Waterkloof like Highveld hailstones. Whether we ...

OPINION | Universities have a role in creating a just society

Are we where we should be in transformational education? This article places a premium on the role of universities in transformation. Universities are linked ...

OPINION | Even ‘fragile’ SA students can get ahead

There is something strange going on in Mzansi. I call it fragility – this singular narrative among young South Africans of being constantly battered and ...

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A massive dinosaur bone bed has been found in a remote Sterkspruit village in the Eastern Cape

Dinosaur bone bed found in Sterkspruit village

Shepherd Dumangwe Tyhobela of Sterkspruit is being credited with the exciting discovery of a massive dinosaur graveyard in the Eastern Cape

City News

Good result report spurs BCM to improve ...

Buffalo City Metro is on a new mission to achieve excellent financial performance and budget implementation results ...

R570k lost as thieves strip BCM community ...

Buffalo City Metro has lost more than R500,000 in damages and stolen property from several community halls due to lack ...

EL man to appear in court for drug ...

An East London man is expected to appear in court on Tuesday for possession of drugs. Police spokesperson Warrant ...

Dual carriageway, traffic circle underway

While the second phase of the Beacon Bay-Gonubie link road is expected to be completed by March next year, Pieter ...

Digital detour for SA vendors

Vegetable sellers in Mdantsane running their business off computers could soon be a reality. BCM business development ...

Fed-up residents clean the mess themselves

Beacon Bay residents on Monday took matters into their own hands and set about cleaning an illegal dumpsite along ...

BCM infrastructure takes shape

BCM officials conducted site visits to monitor service delivery projects in East London last week. According to a ...

BCM probes claim of councillor ...

Buffalo City Metro executive is investigating allegations of interference with procurement processes and undue ...

BCM shows progress in managing household ...

The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency’s search for a project manager to assist Buffalo City Metropolitan ...

Traders and taxi drivers battle in rain

With no shelter at the Ebuhlanti, also known as Tsholomnqa, Taxi Rank in East London, vendors are left with no option ...

BCM approves name changes

he Buffalo City Metro council recently approved name changes for at least three places, including the provincial police ...

BCM rams through R3.4m boxing deal

A controversial R3.4-million sports sponsorship from Buffalo City Metro to former ANC youth league leader Ayanda ...

State Capture Inquiry

Hawks express ‘serious concern’ over ...

Hawks head‚ Lieutenant-General Godfrey Lebeya‚ has expressed “serious concern” over allegations that a senior ...

Court slams state‚ but refuses to throw ...

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has won a crucial victory in its “State Capture” prosecution campaign – with ...

#StateCapture: Treasury official to take ...

Acting chief procurement officer Willie Mathebula is expected to appear before the Zondo commission of inquiry as the ...

Whistleblower names top Zuma aide as ...

Jacob Zuma’s former trusted and powerful adviser Lakela Kaunda is being accused of facilitating a meeting between ...

Zuma wants to ‘meaningfully participate’ ...

Lawyers for former president Jacob Zuma say he wants to “make a meaningful participation” in the State Capture Inquiry ...

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Lifestyle

East Londoners in for a good chuckle with ...

East London comedy lovers are in for a treat when Sir Golz Events presents the eMonti Heritage Comedy Night on ...

WATCH | Trevor Noah compares racism in SA ...

Trevor Noah has spoken out on the racial inequality in America‚ comparing it to the apartheid-era in SA and claimed ...

Komani takes the wheel in reality show

It’s been a life-changing adventure for Komani-born Innocentia Taliwe, who is among eight contestants on a reality TV ...

EL-born comics embrace chance to shine ...

Two East London-born comedians have been handpicked by Trevor Noah to feature in his first Showmax series titled ...

Zimbini takes the airwaves by storm

Just over a year ago, 29-year-old Zimbini Mdolomba found herself thrust into the spotlight when Sajonisi Youth Radio ...

Doek on Fleek picnic heads to East London

The national all-white Doek on Fleek picnic will make its way to East London this weekend. The all-white themed ...

Boxing Mecca

Eastern Cape boxing champion has his ...

Eastern Cape IBF Continental Africa junior lightweight boxing champion Azinga ‘‘Golden Boy” Fuzile has not given up ...

Athenkosi has the eye of the tiger

Athi Dumezweni finally exacted revenge when he sensationally stopped nemesis Lindile Tshemese in four rounds in a ...

Nathan excited about Fuzile joining his ...

One of East London boxing’s top talents Azinga Fuzile has left long-time trainer Mzamo Njekanye to join Colin Nathan ...

Business

Rand rallies to a three-week high before ...

The rand rallied to a three-week high against the dollar on Thursday morning‚ outperforming its emerging-market ...

'How Zwane led the fight to save the ...

The testimony of four of SA’s major banks has unmasked former mineral resources minister Mosebenzi Zwane as the key ...

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