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Lotto millions never reach the beneficiaries

A National Lottery Commission financial record has shown how R1.2-million went towards building a creche in East London last year – but the problem is that the centre never ...

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Premier faces youth issues

Reviving factories, prioritising rural development, supporting small businesses, creating opportunities in the ocean economy and opening a state ...

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Butterworth without water – three weeks on

Parts of Butterworth and surrounding areas are still without water after a pipe burst a reservoir three weeks ago.

Opinion

OPINION | Facing up to riot police in church with ...

Extract from Chapter 19 ‘Ministry with a whiff of teargas’ Early in November 1988 a man with a heavy Afrikaans accent phoned in a chilling threat to my secretary: “Tell your boss Peter Storey ‘I’m watching you, your time has come. Some of your ...
Sport

EL champ sets new goal

After winning the modified class race at the Inflatable Powerboat World Championships held in France last month, Chad Romans plans to snatch the Pro-stock title next year. Romans and co-pilot Candice Hatting dominated at the world champs, before ...
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‘Wanting revenge is one thing‚ getting it another‚’ Baxter warns Nigeria

In about the closest he has come to war talk in the build-up to Saturday’s key Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at FNB ...

Sport

Stage is set to honour metro’s top sport stars

It’s all systems go for the first annual Buffalo City Metro Sports Awards set to be staged a Buffalo Park Stadium on ...

Entertainment

This week's Gig Guide

TODAY ● Catch the 31st Gonubie 21km coastal challenge from 6am starting at the Gonubie Sports Club. Entries can be ...

School News

Calling all matrics: claim your fame and you could win R10,000

You’ve done the hard work – now it’s time to claim your matric fame

Motoring

Simply electrifying car

Mercedes-Benz SA recently introduced their newest concept vehicle under their EQ electric car division – the EQA – a ...

Lifestyle

Farm with a royal link

It’s a home fit for royalty – literally. On a visit to SA back in 1947, the British royal family – comprising of King ...

Opinion

OPINION | Between the chains :People must have their say

The past decade of politics in SA shows that very few politicians can be trusted to look after the people’s best ...

Sport

‘I can’t be hard on them because we lost 6-0‚’ says Bantwana coach

South Africa Under-17 women’s national team coach Simphiwe Dludlu admitted that they lost to a better side after they ...

Lifestyle

The Velvet to close its doors

The Velvet Jazz Lounge, currently situated in the East London Harbour’s Latimer’s Landing building, will not be ...

News

March for the release of Dalindyebo

With a quarter of his 12-year prison sentence to be completed next month, calls to release jailed AbaThembu King ...

Politics

Cyril just another ‘dirty nappy’

DA leaders on Friday laid into the ANC, saying the removal of former President Jacob Zuma had not changed anything as ...

News

Taxi drivers help nab man after guard robbed

Taxi drivers in Mthatha helped the Hawks in arresting a man just minutes after he and three others had allegedly ...

News

Access road upgrade stalled

The multimillion-rand upgrade of the Mdantsane main access road was halted on Friday when local SMEs blocked workers ...

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Thesis fraud claim at Fort Hare

A former University of Fort Hare lecturer has opened a case of fraud and corruption against the head of the ...

News

Pupil who threw a brick at a teacher is removed from school for counselling

In the video‚ filmed at the Albertina Sisulu Centre‚ a school for children with intellectual disabilities‚ the teacher ...

OPINION | Between the chains :People must have their say

The past decade of politics in SA shows that very few politicians can be trusted to look after the people’s best interests. This is not unique to SA. ...

OPINION | Facing up to riot police in church with a prayer

Extract from Chapter 19 ‘Ministry with a whiff of teargas’ Early in November 1988 a man with a heavy Afrikaans accent phoned in a chilling threat to my ...

OPINION | Inherited institutions offer troubled future

Financial institutions play a critical role in economic development. By mobilising savings, they allocate funding to areas that can achieve high growth rates, ...

City News

BCM’s new braais crumble within weeks

Questions are being raised over the quality and cost of new braai stands erected in an East London holiday spot on ...

WATCH | DA councillors walk out of ...

Disgruntled Buffalo City Metro DA councillors walked out of a special council meeting on Wednesday amid a discussion ...

BCM municipal services deliver dismal 29% ...

The troubled Buffalo City Metro department of municipal services has come under fire for poor performance after ...

R13m Esplanade repair work completed on ...

Repairs along the East London beachfront are nearing completion after massive waves in August 2017 caused havoc along ...

WARNING | Mdantsane water interruptions

Mdantsane residents have been warned of water interruptions which are scheduled to take place on Wednesday.

BCM embarks on water, electricity support ...

Buffalo City Metro residents who can't afford to buy electricity can register for the municipality’s indigent support ...

Warning | Summerpride power outage

The electricity supply will be interrupted to consumers supplied by Buffalo City Metro in Summerpride on Tuesday from ...

2 Eastern Cape women killed in separate ...

Two Eastern Cape women were killed in separate attacks over the weekend. According to police spokesperson Captain ...

Call to help Duncan Village fire victims

Buffalo City Metro, in partnership with the Al-Imdaad Foundation, has responded to the Duncan Village fire disaster by ...

Row over Xaba Promotions' R3.4m boxing ...

A storm has erupted between Buffalo City Metro manager Andile Sihlahla and his head of legal services Lulama Zenzile ...

Residents will not budge from RDP houses

Residents who illegally occupied RDP houses under construction in Buffalo Flats area have vowed to permanently occupy ...

Wheel stealers on a roll

Thieves with a taste for biscuit wheels are on the loose in Dorchester Heights. The recent spate of car tyres being ...

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 ...

Sport

Lifestyle

This week's Gig Guide

TODAY ● Catch the 31st Gonubie 21km coastal challenge from 6am starting at the Gonubie Sports Club. Entries can be ...

Simply electrifying car

Mercedes-Benz SA recently introduced their newest concept vehicle under their EQ electric car division – the EQA – a ...

Farm with a royal link

It’s a home fit for royalty – literally. On a visit to SA back in 1947, the British royal family – comprising of King ...

The Velvet to close its doors

The Velvet Jazz Lounge, currently situated in the East London Harbour’s Latimer’s Landing building, will not be ...

Duo on cat rescue mission

With determination and passion, best friends Amber Wiggil and Amy Long have taken their love for animals – especially ...

Historic Grand Prix cars rev for festival

It is gearing up to be a grand month for the East London Grand Prix track as it prepares to host the South African ...

Boxing Mecca

Mbenge’s all in line to hit pay dirt

The boxing talent coming through the welterweight division has made promoters jostle for top opponents for their ...

Fuzile set for his Russian roulette

After setting the tongues wagging with a sensational fourth round knockout of former IBF world champion Malcolm ...

Verbal punches raise heat for battle ahead

The fight has no date or venue as yet, but already the boxers have begun throwing barbs at each other. Filipino ...

Business

Experience for entry-level state jobs no ...

From 2019, job seekers will no longer be required to have work experience for entry-level government jobs.

EXPLAINED | How Discovery’s new bank will ...

The Discovery Bank‚ which is due to launch in March 2019‚ will be a completely digital “behavioural bank” and the ...

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