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WATCH | Lives threatened as ATM users are targeted

A Mafia-like scamming syndicate is threatening a major Eastern Cape retailer which is trying to combat wholesale crimes being committed at ATMs near its entrances. Tourists ...

Politics

Ramaphosa’s stimulus plan to grow economy

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday moved to provide strong government leadership in the recessionary environment to stimulate the economy and ...

News

Turnbull still behind bars

Controversial former East London resident Andrew Turnbull, 41, facing a charge of assault with the intent to cause grievous bodily harm, appeared ...

Sport

Border on cusp of honours

The 2018 Africa Cup T20 competition comes to its exciting conclusion this weekend as the finals will be battled out at Buffalo Park on Sunday and Heritage Day Monday. It has come down to four teams, the group winners from last weekend’s pool stage, ...
Lifestyle

Dressing initiates to reflect culture

When Port Elizabeth-born internationally-renowned knitwear designer Laduma Ngxokolo decided to explore his unique cultural designs, looking for alternative solutions for amakrwala (Xhosa initiates) traditional dress, little did he know that it ...
Opinion

OPINION | Makhanda name carries weight of brave warrior

Heritage Month brings with it celebrations of our unique yet diverse inheritance from the past. The recent renaming of ...

News

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 ...

News

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 ...

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 ...

News

Rhino poaching on the rise in the EC

Rhino poaching statistics released recently indicate an increase in rhinos that have been poached in the Eastern Cape ...

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SA student bust with R9m cash at OR Tambo airport faces music in court

A 22-year-old student caught with just over R9m in bundles of US dollars in her hand luggage at the OR Tambo ...

Sport

Birthday boys are simply best

It is set to be a celebration of epic proportions as United Cricket Club celebrates its 25th anniversary with the ...

Boxing Mecca

Promoter shrugs off all negative talk

Zuko W Promotions boss Khwezi Booi has assured boxing followers in Queenstown that his October 7 tournament would go ...

Boxing Mecca

Pundits see another fight of century as huge con

Is it a coincidence that Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao happened to bump into each other in Japan where they ...

News

These are the women and men tasked with advising Ramaphosa on land reform

President Cyril Ramaphosa's 10-member advisory panel will see the likes of professor Ruth Hall and advocate Tembeka ...

Boxing Mecca

Mzi takes to the road back home

Yet another top boxer has defected from his club to join another just days before fighting for a national ...

Boxing Mecca

Joyi warns: don’t dare write me off

The last time former world champion Nkosinathi “Mabere” Joyi was in action, he produced a fight of the year ...

Opinion

OPINION | Present-day SA must reflect the spirit of Biko

More than 41 years ago a young man, who many accept must have been a prophet, was murdered in police custody. He was ...

Business

Ramaphosa's economic package to focus on infrastructure development

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday moved to provide strong government leadership in the recessionary environment to ...

OPINION | Makhanda name carries weight of brave warrior

Heritage Month brings with it celebrations of our unique yet diverse inheritance from the past. The recent renaming of Grahamstown as Makhanda is a case in ...

OPINION | Present-day SA must reflect the spirit of Biko

More than 41 years ago a young man, who many accept must have been a prophet, was murdered in police custody. He was brutally tortured to the extent that his ...

OPINION | Black rugby coaches still sit at the back of the coaches box

Equality‚ or lack thereof‚ remains in the spotlight in the National Football League (NFL) in the United States. Of the 32 head coaches in the American ...

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A Mafia-like scamming syndicate is threatening a major Eastern Cape retailer which is trying to combat wholesale crimes being committed at ATMs near its entrances.

The great Eastern Cape supermarket ATM scam

A Mafia-like scamming syndicate is threatening a major Eastern Cape retailer which is trying to combat wholesale crimes being committed at ATMs near its entrances.

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

Dressing initiates to reflect culture

When Port Elizabeth-born internationally-renowned knitwear designer Laduma Ngxokolo decided to explore his unique ...

Miss SA to address the United Nations ...

After her own battle with TB in 2015‚ Miss SA Tamaryn Green has made it her mission to create awareness about the ...

NPO on recycling initiative drive

In an effort to become a self-sustainable non-profit organisation, Land of The Living have started a registered ...

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 ...

Boxing Mecca

Promoter shrugs off all negative talk

Zuko W Promotions boss Khwezi Booi has assured boxing followers in Queenstown that his October 7 tournament would go ...

Pundits see another fight of century as ...

Is it a coincidence that Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao happened to bump into each other in Japan where they ...

Mzi takes to the road back home

Yet another top boxer has defected from his club to join another just days before fighting for a national ...

Business

Ramaphosa's economic package to focus on ...

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday moved to provide strong government leadership in the recessionary environment to ...

BCM plan to save bus service accepted

Buffalo City Metro council has approved a new study plan to turn around the metro’s failed bus service that operated ...

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