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R557m NPO funding lost in 3 years

In a massive financial blunder, the Eastern Cape department of social development has admitted to losing more than half a billion rand over a three-year period through ...

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Threat to sue king as Xolobeni case rages on

Tempers over the Xolobeni mining campaign went up a notch on Thursday when South African human rights activist and social worker John Clarke ...

Politics

WATCH | Stun grenades ‘calm situation’ in ...

Police fired stun grenades at rival factions in an ANC meeting shortly before the council was due to elect a new mayor, speaker and chief whip in ...

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Zondo commission secretary put on leave over ...

The secretary of the state capture commission of inquiry has been put on leave, pending the outcome of an investigation into whether he received bribes from Bosasa during his tenure as chief operating officer of the department of justice.
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Seven arrested as police recover nine unlicensed ...

Police arrested a 25-year old man with an AK-47 and 18 rounds of ammunition during an intelligence raid in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands. 
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Motoring

New Mini 60 Years Edition celebrates six decades of cool Britannia

For Mini's 60th anniversary, the company will be releasing the Mini 60 Years Edition, a vibrantly green version of the ...

Multimedia

WATCH | Eastern Cape 5-day weather forecast

Here is your detailed five day weather forecast for some cities in the Eastern Cape. 

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Bosasa paid R1.8m towards ANC election campaign: Angelo Agrizzi

Former Bosasa chief operating officer Angelo Agrizzi has implicated the ANC in fraud and corruption‚ alleging that the ...

Daily Life

Law clear on new domestic worker wage

Where you live in will no longer determine how much you pay the woman who cleans your house, irons your clothes, cooks ...

Opinion

OPINION | The obvious is oozing from those manifestos

Election manifestos might try to dazzle voters with promises or distract them with smoke and mirrors, but usually they ...

Business

Horror show by Mr Price and Woolies drags JSE into mire

General retailers had their worst day in more than three years, badly hurt by the rotten festive season

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Confusion over kid kicked out for natural hair

The eight-year-old girl who was kicked out of class at Kings College in Mdantsane for wearing dreadlocks might go back ...

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Pupil, 15, held on murder charge after death of peer

A15-year-old has been arrested for murder after he allegedly stabbed a peer, 16, during school hours at Peddie’s Mpeko ...

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Province puts pressure on BCM to fix burning tip

The Beacon Bay garden refuse site is illegal and is on a list of Buffalo City municipality facilities being monitored ...

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New mayor for Makana

The African National Congress’s Mzukisi Mpahlwa is Makana Municipality’s new executive mayor. Mpahlwa beat DA ...

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Social media analysis: Woolies brand takes a knock

The baby carrier saga has been disastrous for the retailer’s brand

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Butterworth man arrested for allegedly raping his girlfriend

A 32-year-old man was arrested on Thursday for the alleged rape of his girlfriend, 21, at Cuba Squatter Camp in ...

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Aggrieved parent 'wanted school fee discount', says suspended Schweizer-Reneke teacher

Suspended Schweizer-Reneke teacher Elana Barkhuizen has taken a jab at one of the black parents who was offended by the ...

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Man arrested for Maclear armed robbery

A 26-year-old Maclear post office employee was arrested in connection with a robbery that took place on Tuesday. 

OPINION | The obvious is oozing from those manifestos

Election manifestos might try to dazzle voters with promises or distract them with smoke and mirrors, but usually they really are what it says on the box: ...

OPINION | Jansen should update himself on education

Professor Jonathan Jansen and his ilk have made it their habit that when the National Senior Certificate results are released and the nation celebrates their ...

OPINION | ANC’s 2019 manifesto: banging same drum?

The ANC manifesto has come to be known for its glitzy golden promises.As appealing as the document may be to the poorest South Africans, I’m in a state of ...

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Elana Barkhuizen‚ the teacher at the centre of the racism storm at a North West primary school‚ held a joint media briefing with Solidarity in Pretoria on Tuesday, January 15 2018 where she released a statement about the viral photo that led to her suspension, and announced her intention to fight back.

‘I am a good teacher!’ - Elana Barkhuizen speaks out after her suspension

Elana Barkhuizen‚ the teacher at the centre of the racism storm at a North West primary school‚ held a joint media briefing with Solidarity in Pretoria on Tuesday, January 15 2018 where she released a statement about the viral photo that ...

City News

Blaze at ‘illegal’ tip sparks fury

Arson is believed to be behind two massive fires on the controversial and allegedly illegal municipal refuse tip in ...

"Illegal" BCM tip erupts into a blaze

The illegal BCM tip in Beacon Bay went up in flames on Monday. Flames leapt metres into the sky and a pall of grey and ...

Burning tip: threat to homes

Fish Eagle Crescent residents fear for their safety as a fire continues to smoulder at a municipal refuse site, a ...

Meter theft sees tons of water lost

Thousands of litres of municipal drinking water – enough to fill five swimming pools – flooded Selborne in East London ...

Living with trash stench intolerable

For two years, an illegal pile of trash outside an elderly Buffalo City Metro resident’s home has been so bad that it ...

Rubbish causes stink outside East London ...

Two weeks after the strike by Buffalo City Metro workers came to an end, the stench of large piles of uncollected ...

Patchy cleanup of strike rubbish annoys ...

Despite the end to the violent and expensive three-week Samwu strike last week Friday, some residents still face mounds ...

Electronic waste recycling grows in East ...

While getting the actual garbage collected from homes and suburbs has been uppermost in most Buffalo City Metro ...

Libraries closed for Christmas

Bookworms can cross “going to the library” off their holiday to-do list as Buffalo City Metro began to close the ...

Official objects to BCM report

In a desperate move to clear his name, a former Buffalo City Metro senior official has instructed his lawyers to take ...

All BCM departments to help clean metro

Municipal workers from all departments will help their colleagues in the community services department clean up Buffalo ...

WATCH | Residents clean up East London ...

From glass bottles and polystyrene packaging to plastic cups and containers, over 50 people joined forces on Thursday ...

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New Mini 60 Years Edition celebrates six ...

For Mini's 60th anniversary, the company will be releasing the Mini 60 Years Edition, a vibrantly green version of the ...

Law clear on new domestic worker wage

Where you live in will no longer determine how much you pay the woman who cleans your house, irons your clothes, cooks ...

East London doctor suits up for the kids

While taking on Ironman 70.3 seems like enough of a challenge, East London doctor Jason Thoresen will be making most of ...

MeatToo generation: What are flexitarians ...

The latest trend is for vegetarians who eat meat. Huh? Well, according to them, it makes perfect sense

Chefs will now have to pass trade tests ...

Chefs are now officially recognised as artisans and have to undergo a trading test prior to being awarded their ...

Grilled-up new BMW 7 Series facelift ...

BMW loves the barbecue culture of South Carolina second home so much that it is now slapping beef burners on the front ...

Business

Horror show by Mr Price and Woolies drags ...

General retailers had their worst day in more than three years, badly hurt by the rotten festive season

Grants to develop skills available

Private and public establishments in culture, arts, tourism, hospitality and sport have been encouraged to apply for ...

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