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Mass poisoning kills 22 dogs near Alice

At least 29 dogs were poisoned, and 22 died in Hillcrest, in Alice, on Tuesday. The animals were collected by the King William’s Town SPCA after community members called on ...

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Top lawyer sues siyenza ‘toilets attorney’

Prominent Eastern Cape attorney Dumisani Tabata’s R500,000 defamation lawsuit against Johannesburg lawyer Themba Langa may have become at least ...

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Police looking into Bird Island abuse

Claims of abuse of boys on Bird Island in the 80s is receiving attention from police, national police spokesperson Vishnu Naidoo said on ...

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WATCH | Brazen criminals ambush a group of men ...

Social media users have called on the Durban community and police to stand together after a video of a robbery was posted on Facebook on Wednesday.
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‘Butchery three won’t run’

Butchery robbery accused Cino Shearer and his co-accused, Warren Isaacs and Shirley Gunuza, were “not runners”, despite a growing number of charges against them, according to their attorney, Neil Ristow. Shearer, a publicist and public benefactor, ...
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TRAFFIC ALERT | Truck accident cause road closure on N2

The Eastern Cape department of transport is warning motorists that the section of the N2 between King William’s Town ...

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Hanekom says ‘the land was stolen’

Call it what you like but the land was originally stolen. Those were the words of South African tourism minister and ...

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Detroit church holds vigil for ailing ‘Queen of Soul’ Franklin

The Detroit church once led by Aretha Franklin’s father — and where she first tested her remarkable voice — filled with ...

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UPDATE: Hlaudi not qualified to be reinstated‚ SABC lawyer tells CCMA

Former SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng should not be reinstated because he doesn't have the required ...

Politics

Athol Trollip survives another attempt to remove him as mayor

Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Athol Trollip survived yet another attempt to remove him after opposition party councillors ...

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WATCH | Homeless couple's 'fairy tale' wedding

After three decades together on the streets of Cape Town‚ a homeless couple got their “fairy tale” when they were ...

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Creche principal’s sentencing hearing postponed

The pre-sentencing procedure in the case of the King William's Town creche principal who was found guilty of biting a ...

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DJ Sbu on loading ProKid's albums to iTunes this week & being labeled an 'opportunist'

Music mogul DJ Sbu has hit back at claims that he was looking to cash in on ProKid's death by releasing the hip-hop ...

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Businessman helps Hawks catch trio wanting cash to make cases vanish

A "prominent businessman" approached by a person pretending to be a Hawks major-general - who was soliciting money to ...

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NSPCA lays charges against mohair farmers after 'abuse' video

The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) said on Thursday it has laid charges against four mohair farmers following a ...

Opinion

OPINION | Flawed NSFAS, tripped up by JZ, had to give

When one of South Africa’s most distinguished executives, Sizwe Nxasana, resigned as chair of the board of the National ...

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Strike puts water supply at risk

The Amatola Water Board is in a precarious position with strikers affecting the supply of water to some ...

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Hlaudi’s supporters stand by their man as CCMA case resumes

Supporters of Hlaudi Motsoeneng picketed outside the Commission for Conciliation‚ Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) in ...

SA’S TOP FORENSIC SLEUTH ON MINNIE CASE

South Africa’s top forensic sleuth is in Port Elizabeth to investigate the mysterious death of Mark Minnie, the co-author of The Lost Boys of Bird Island. Dr ...

OPINION | The unfolding divorce of uneasy bedfellows

On Monday, as Herman Mashaba humped Donald Trump’s leg and Helen Zille exhumed her defence of colonialism, many South Africans wondered aloud if the Democratic ...

OPINION | Flawed NSFAS, tripped up by JZ, had to give

When one of South Africa’s most distinguished executives, Sizwe Nxasana, resigned as chair of the board of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) ...

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City News

Mdantsane warned of water cuts due to ...

Thousands of Mdantsane residents will be without water on Wednesday as Buffalo City Metro will be conducting  planned ...

BCM draft bylaws are ready for public ...

Residents of the Buffalo City Metro will have their chance to comment on, and possibly influence, newly drafted ...

Recruitment draws frowns as Highway store ...

Fifty-one jobs were created in Mdantsane with the opening of the Builders Superstore at the Highway business hub late ...

Highgate hijinks headache

An East London landmark, the Highgate Hotel, has undergone a revamp – but the new owners have raised the ire of their ...

More protests over stripping saga

Irate Mdantsane residents on Monday marched to the NU1 police station, demanding that the three women who allegedly ...

Residents march again for Kamva justice

A second march calling for #JusticeForKamva was held in Mdantsane on Monday, this time to the Mdantsane police station ...

Alleged robbers nabbed in North End

Three alleged robbers were not as lucky when their stolen car crashed into a lucky bean tree during a police chase in ...

‘They tore my dress off me’

The 22-year-old college student who was allegedly stripped naked and humiliated on Monday by three women who accused ...

Grieving wife tells of Brett’s love

The wife of slain East London businessman Brett Pope, who was gunned down by two robbers on Wednesday, said he was a ...

Eviction threat for Fynbos residents

Disgruntled Fynbos residents who invaded a housing project have dug their heels in. After they illegally occupied RDP ...

Own Haven tenants in tariffs protest

Own Haven tenants took to the streets on Wednesday, calling for a review of increase in rental and utility tariffs that ...

WATCH | Factional battles erupt in BCM ...

ANC factional politics reared its ugly head when a reconvened Buffalo City Metro council meeting meant to discuss ...

Sport

Boks must pull out all the stops

By Sunday the tone of the 2018 Rugby Championship will be set and for neutrals everywhere the hope is that it doesn’t ...

September in line for award

Tsomo-born Premier Soccer League spokesperson and NGO founder Luxolo September has been nominated for a top sports ...

Leopards enter Chippa’s den

Chippa United captain Mark Mayambela expects Black Leopards to bring their A-game when the two PSL outfits collide at ...

Chippa to give Leopards more than they ...

Chippa United midfielder Daine Klate says playing a hungry side like Black Leopards will be a challenge but believes ...

Kaizer Chiefs jersey in demand globally ...

Kaizer Chiefs are receiving increased international interest for sales of their jersey after it was voted UK football ...

Lifestyle

East London castaway wins Survivor

Survivor SA winner Tom Swartz went from Amalinda to R1-million in a nail-biting finale on Thursday night. Speaking to ...

Premier helps protect artist

Eastern Cape premier Phumulo Masualle has stepped in to help Mthatha-born ballpoint pen artist Themba Mkhangeli ...

Gangs of Ballet to take final bow

After seven years of giving South Africans award-winning music, pop group Gangs of Ballet has called it quits and will ...

Stirling hosts 10th vocal celebration

Stirling High School will be hosting its 10th annual vocal celebration on Saturday with successful past pupils, musical ...

Competition heats up for souper night

An age-old rivalry between two picturesque coastal towns is hotting up and will come to the boil on Thursday evening ...

AKA set to dazzle EL audiences

The World Is Yours hit-maker AKA is bringing his Touch My Blood tour to East London’s latest entertainment spot, Roots ...

Boxing Mecca

EL fighters shine in Johannesburg

Three East London boxers kept the flag flying high in their bouts in Johannesburg at the weekend when they romped to ...

Funeka not off the hook over his Russia ...

The war between Boxing SA and veteran Mdantsane boxer Ali Funeka is set to continue unabated after the regulatory body ...

Double bill kept fans bewildered and ...

The past weekend was abuzz with boxing activity leaving plenty to talk about including controversial issues about ...

Fuzile bout was pretty Dullsville

Once again there were complaints about Azinga Fuzile’s level of opposition after a disappointing showing by his ...

Local boxers suffer different fight ...

Local boxers fighting in the Nelson Mandela boxing tournament at International Convention Centre in East London on ...

Business

Economic growth to remain slow‚ cautions ...

The recovery in economic activity is expected to be "weak and choppy"‚ Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago warned on ...

WATCH | Samsung eyes young buyers with ...

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled the Galaxy Note 9 “phablet” in New York on Thursday in a key product launch that it ...

World News

Detroit church holds vigil for ailing ...

The Detroit church once led by Aretha Franklin’s father — and where she first tested her remarkable voice — filled with ...

Let's put elections behind us and work at ...

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa presided over Heroes’ Day celebrations in Harare on Monday and urged the nation ...

At least 100 security forces killed in ...

At least 100 security forces have been killed in the ongoing struggle to push the Taliban from the embattled Afghan ...

Bangladesh detains online activists over ...

Bangladesh police have arrested at least 12 social media activists accused of spreading rumours on Facebook during ...

Tendai Biti arrested by Zimbabwe police ...

Zimbabwean opposition leader Tendai Biti’s lawyer says he was arrested on Wednesday morning by the country’s police - ...

BREAKING | Riot police stop Chamisa press ...

HARARE: Riot police briefly stopped a press conference that was set to be held at the Bronte Hotel‚ in Harare on ...

WATCH | Zimbabwe opposition rejects ...

Zimbabwe’s opposition on Friday rejected what it said were the “fake” results of the landmark election in which ...

WATCH | How the rural vote carried The ...

It was the sheer strength of numbers in rural Zimbabwe that carried Emmerson Mnangagwa to the Zimbabwean presidency ...

WATCH | Ramaphosa congratulates new ...

President Cyril Ramaphosa has called Emmerson Mnangagwa to congratulate him on being elected as president of the ...

Chaos breaks out in Harare as post-vote ...

Police fired teargas at MDC Alliance supporters on Wednesday as tensions escalated in the capital‚ Harare. Supporters ...

OPINION | Despite the negativity there is ...

So Zimbabweans went to the polls yesterday. I could not help, in the run-up, but to reflect on the journey Zimbabwe has ...

Mugabe’s vote met with chants of ...

Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe cast his vote at Mhofu primary school in the Harare suburb of Highfield just ...

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