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Task team to settle EL crime

Senior crime intelligence officers are visiting Buffalo City Metro tasked with cracking down on crime which has suddenly escalated in and around the city.

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Xolani Gwala steps out at 702 event‚ after ...

Just two weeks after it was confirmed that Xolani Gwala was in remission after putting on a fierce fight against colon cancer for nine months‚ the ...

Politics

Mnquma municipality mayor ‘on the ropes’

Mnquma Local Municipality Mayor Ndyebo Skelenge’s days in the troubled municipality’s council, are numbered.This after Skelenge failed to pitch up ...

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Mthatha women and two sons bludgeoned to death

A 54-year-old woman and her two sons were bludgeoned to death in the Kotishini area in Mthatha at the weekend. Her six-year-old daughter survived the attack and is in hospital in a critical condition‚ said Eastern Cape police spokesman Captain Dineo ...
City

BCM reviews 8 of its outdated by-laws

Eight Buffalo City Metro by-laws were reviewed this weekend when councillors and traditional leaders gathered at the Regent Hotel for a by-laws review workshop. The workshop, which started on Saturday and ends today, has been the first by-law review ...
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'Data cloud' to help unravel mysteries of the universe

A gargantuan “research cloud” has been built by three South African universities as the country takes the lead in ...

News

Stick to tender quota, state told

Emerging small business leaders took the opportunity to slam the government for failing to comply with its own ...

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Claims on Fort Hare vice-chancellor not true

A circulating screen grab purporting  to have been lifted from DispatchLive reporting that University of Fort Hare ...

News

Kind deed to stranded pastor's wife leads to new kit for soccer club

A Duncan Village church handed over a soccer team kit, including water bottles, valued at more than over R15000, to a ...

News

Home Affairs DG Mkuseli Apleni resigns

Home Affairs director-general Mkuseli Apleni has resigned‚ minister Malusi Gigaba confirmed on Monday. Apleni is the ...

News

Cousins in dock for shooting of ANC Youth League leader in KZN

Two men accused of the murder of ANC Youth League figure Bongani Mkhize made a brief appearance in the Umlazi ...

Business

Financial improvement at Eskom‚ but under dark grey clouds

Eskom presented an improvement in its operational performance‚ as well as its governance and control systems‚ at its ...

Sport /

Soccer World Cup is an honour to attend – even for a No 2 goalkeeper

SPONSORED | Being the understudy doesn’t mean it’s less of a big deal to represent your country, says former England ...

News

Manhunt as mom, sons brutally killed

A mother and her two sons, aged 10 and seven, were brutally hacked to death and her granddaughter, 6, was seriously ...

News

Duduzane Zuma in Dubai‚ 'will be back'‚ says lawyer

Duduzane Zuma‚ the former president’s son‚ is in Dubai to be with his pregnant wife. His lawyer‚ Rudi Krause‚ said on ...

News

We have to change the way we do things-Nxesi

Public works minister Thulas Nxesi wants a fraud-free department and says as long as there are people accused of crime, ...

Entertainment

Doing stand-up routine saves devoted theatre actor's bacon

You have seen him serving drinks and cracking jokes on SABC 3’s WTF Tumi show and this Wednesday, actor/comedian Glen ...

Opinion

JUSTICE MALALA: Moved by Obama? Well shut up and act on it‚ fast

We are a nation of talkers‚ not doers; of politicians‚ not entrepreneurs. We analyse problems brilliantly; we solve ...

News

One dead‚ 14 injured in Johannesburg road accident pile-up

A man died and several people were injured in an accident on one of Johannesburg's major roads on Monday. "A man was ...

JUSTICE MALALA: Moved by Obama? Well shut up and act on it‚ fast

We are a nation of talkers‚ not doers; of politicians‚ not entrepreneurs. We analyse problems brilliantly; we solve them poorly. We are a nation of great ...

OPINION | Bad service has become an acceptable norm

The motor industry charging a hefty “on-the-road” fee as an add-on, instead of building the costs into the vehicle selling price is a prime example.

OPINION | Search for true meaning of manhood has place in history

Nearly ten years ago, at the age of 26, Thando Mgqolozana published his debut novel, A Man who is not a Man. By all measures, this slim little book is ...

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EFF president Julius Malema addressing community members and party supporters at White City Stadium in NU2 in Mdantsane.

EFF president Julius Malema

EFF president Julius Malema addressing community members and party supporters at White City Stadium in NU2 in Mdantsane.

City News

BCM reviews 8 of its outdated by-laws

Eight Buffalo City Metro by-laws were reviewed this weekend when councillors and traditional leaders gathered at the ...

Global plastic crisis is right here in ...

The world’s throwaway attitude to plastic has nasty repercussions for East London’s Nahoon beach. According to EL ...

2m dolphin found stranded

A long-beaked common dolphin, with a propeller scar, was found stranded on a beach near Chinsta East yesterday. Kevin ...

WATCH | Outrage over stinking sewage ...

Ratepayers in Egoli are living in squalor due to overflowing sewage drains that remain unfixed despite submitting ...

The cloud's silver silver lining for ...

The fourth industrial revolution is coming and it’s going to be in the cloud. At least that’s if the Amazon Web ...

Amalinda traffic lights fuel community ...

The small victory of newly erected traffic lights in Amalinda has been welcomed by residents and councillor Mzukisi ...

Anger over sex violence in city

Incidences of sexual violence against women in Buffalo City Metro are among the highest in the country, with sex ...

Power outages leave parts of EL in the ...

Large parts of East London remained in the dark on Monday night as rolling power outages hit the area, leaving ...

Post office workers in city protest

The national strike action affecting post office services throughout the country filtered to East London, as some ...

LISTEN | BCM residents’ water woes fall ...

It’s been near a month since Buffalo City Metro ratepayer Raymond Pieterse reported a leaking water meter at the ...

Batting Bridge closed for maintenance

The Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality is advising motorists that the Batting Bridge will be closed for maintenance ...

Long wait for RDP homes a nightmare

When the illegal power connection trips in Moscow’s shacklands, Tozamile Tshokwe’s electricity-driven oxygen tank stops ...

Sport

Konkco still King of the ring

It was tougher than anticipated but finally Simphiwe Konkco emerged with his IBO mini-flyweight title intact after a ...

Kekana urges more be done for SA youth

Mamelodi Sundowns captain Hlompho Kekana says more strides need to be made in order to nurture football talent in ...

Magnificent Six for SA

In a well deserved boost for Border schools rugby, six players were rewarded for their top Craven Week form by being ...

Fraud charges fot Komani top brass

DA MP Terri Stander yesterday opened a fraud and corruption case against Enoch Mgijima municipality mayor Sisisi ...

Devil will be in the detail for ambitious ...

Makazole Tete’s career will likely be over if he loses his upcoming fight this weekend. Having scaled weights from ...

Lifestyle

Doing stand-up routine saves devoted ...

You have seen him serving drinks and cracking jokes on SABC 3’s WTF Tumi show and this Wednesday, actor/comedian Glen ...

047 to launch debut album in East London

Mthatha’s newest singing trio, 047, who were discovered by afro soul singer Vusi Nova last year, will be launching ...

For the love of the drive

At the risk of repeating myself – Porsche engineers get it. I know, I have said this before, but if someone gets it, ...

Style your home so to sell it

If you are selling your home, you will want it to look its best when you hold an open house.

JULY 21 -28 GIG GUIDE

Here is this week's gig guide filled with fun things to do around the Eastern Cape.

Boxing Mecca

Devil will be in the detail for ambitious ...

Makazole Tete’s career will likely be over if he loses his upcoming fight this weekend. Having scaled weights from ...

Konkco now has his big day of reckoning

It has been more than 13 months since Simpiwe Konkco climbed into the ropes to do what he does for a living. That he is ...

‘Nomeva’ back in the pursuit of redemption

For now regular action in the ring is of paramount importance to Xolisani “Nomeva” Ndongeni.And that is not hard to ...

‘Raging Bulls’ to get Mthatha buzzing

Mthatha will come alive today when a contingent of boxers arrive to participate in Sunday’s world title extravaganza.

Fists of fury to headline Madiba show

The annual Madiba Birthday Celebrations tournament is in full swing with the organisers promising an event to ...

Business

Financial improvement at Eskom‚ but under ...

Eskom presented an improvement in its operational performance‚ as well as its governance and control systems‚ at its ...

Class act as Lukho starts own store

He was in high school when he started working at a bottlestore and he worked for the same company for the past 15 ...

World News

How the rest of the world is marking ...

From musical tributes and gala dinners to rousing exhibitions‚ the world will join South Africans to celebrate late ...

WATCH | Vegas bodycam footage shows ...

Las Vegas police on Monday released dramatic body camera footage of an officer firing through his own windshield as he ...

WATCH | Trump vows ‘extraordinary ...

Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin began an historic summit on Monday vowing their determination to forge a ...

WATCH | Treacherous Thai cave rescue bid ...

A treacherous rescue bid to free a youth football team trapped in a flooded Thai cave entered its second day Monday, ...

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa ...

The clearest indication yet that the Zimbabwe Defence Forces [ZDF] could be stakeholders in elections due to be held in ...

WATCH | Agonising rescue ahead for Thai ...

Rescuers braced for a long and difficult evacuation for 13 members of a Thai youth football team found alive in a cave ...

UPDATE | Reports of attempt on Zimbabwean ...

Reports have emerged that Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa narrowly survived a bomb blast at a ZANU-PF rally he ...

Number missing in Indonesia ferry ...

As many as 192 passengers could be missing after a ferry sank into the depths of a volcanic lake in Indonesia, the ...

WATCH | Python selfie puts Indian forest ...

An India forestry ranger found himself in a bind after a python briefly strangled him while he posed for pictures with ...

Malawi's ex-president Joyce Banda eyeing ...

Malawi's ex-president Joyce Banda, who recently returned home after four years of self-imposed exile, said on Monday ...

Clashes halt oil loadings at major Libyan ...

The major Libyan oil ports of Ras Lanuf and Es Sider were closed and evacuated on Thursday due to attacks by armed ...

Facebook news use declining, WhatsApp ...

News consumption is increasingly shifting from social media like Facebook to messaging applications like WhatsApp, ...

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