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The long walk for water at Mandela’s birthplace

As the global community celebrates the centenary of Nelson Mandela, his eldest grandson, Nkosi Mandla Zwelivelile Mandela, decried the lack of clean water and health services ...

City

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 workers at the receiving end of a ...

News

Judgment on Basic Education’s sets and norms ...

Judgment on the Equal Education versus the Department of Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has been postponed to Thursday, July 19.

News

WATCH | Security guard survives after car crashes ...

A Johannesburg security guard who was deployed to be on the lookout for suspicious vehicles in the Morningside area is lucky to be alive after he was sent crashing into a wall by a car.
Politics

Holomisa: I've been gagged but I'll fight on

UDM leader Bantu Holomisa says he will fight a court interdict that blocks him from repeating his allegations that several high-profile companies and business leaders may be embroiled in Public Investment Corporation corruption – and is adamant that ...
News

CMH security guards axed after strike

Security guards from Cecilia Makiwane Hospital say they were fired last week by their employer, Xhobani Security ...

News

Walk in Madiba's footsteps in a virtual reality journey

From the hut where he grew up in Qunu to the cell on Robben Island where he was imprisoned‚ you can now immerse ...

City

Amalinda traffic lights fuel community hope

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

News

EL natural birth home for moms

A maternity home has popped up in East London – giving pregnant women who might not want to give birth in hospitals ...

City

Power outages leave parts of EL in the dark

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

News

Mzwanele Manyi on the 'death' of AfroVoice

The VBS Mutual Bank saga took another twist on Monday when it emerged that the newspaper business of staunch Jacob Zuma ...

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

Young director to lead WSU in meeting funding shortfall

The task of mitigating student debt and transforming Walter Sisulu University (WSU) into a legacy institution rests on ...

Politics

Ray Zuma: JZ’s lobola payment is none of your business

Former president Jacob Zuma's lobola payment is a private affair for the families involved.

Opinion

OPINION | ANC must support black farming graduates

One of the reasons the ANC has struggled with land and agricultural reform is because, as a liberation movement, it ...

Lifestyle

Olympian shows families how fencing is for all ages

In an effort to show off what fencing is all about, the Buffalo Fencing Club held a clinic at the Beacon Bay Country ...

Sport

High stakes for top bout

Mthatha will be the focal point of boxing action this coming weekend when it hosts its first ever world boxing title ...

News

Bhisho in rental wrangle

A legal battle is ensuing between an East London property mogul and Eastern Cape premier Phumulo Masualle’s office over ...

Politics

CFO: all hands on deck needed to turn ADM around

Bankrupt Amathole District Municipality has appointed a new CFO after experiencing financial woes.

OPINION | Don't blame the Kardashians - we made them

The Forbes article shot around the world faster than a selfie of Kimmy K’s buttocks: Kylie Jenner‚ the crown princess of the Kardashian kakistocracy‚ is about ...

OPINION | ANC must support black farming graduates

One of the reasons the ANC has struggled with land and agricultural reform is because, as a liberation movement, it lacked a rural imagination.

OPINION | Always be alert to prices charged at the till

If there’s one line consumers have really latched on to, it is “The price you see is the price you pay”, taking it to mean, understandably, that they have a ...

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A Johannesburg security guard is lucky to be alive after he was sent crashing into a wall by a car on July 15 2018.

The shocking moment a Mercedes crashes into a security guard

A Johannesburg security guard is lucky to be alive after he was sent crashing into a wall by a car on July 15 2018.

City News

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 ...

Beacon Bay, Gonubie Road on target

The construction of the Beacon Bay and Gonubie Link Road, which is set to be completed in March 2019, is currently ...

Changes to diet help bears of EL Zoo ...

Gina and Jenny, the brown bears of the East London Zoo, are looking much better, according to Lionel de Lange, CEO of ...

No help as smelly spring floods her yard

A natural spring suddenly started flowing at a Dimbaza home in May, going under the foundation, rotting old trees and ...

Threat to shut down BCM cemeteries

Grieving families could be barred from conducting funeral services at metro cemeteries this weekend if city authorities ...

Missing woman found

Charedene Myburgh, 24, who went missing last week Monday and was feared abducted, was found alive on Thursday afternoon.

Sport

High stakes for top bout

Mthatha will be the focal point of boxing action this coming weekend when it hosts its first ever world boxing title ...

Cosafa rivals to challenge Safa president ...

South African Football Association president Danny Jordaan will face opposition from his counterparts in the Seychelles ...

Chiefs goalie Khune admits they found it ...

Itumeleng Khune expressed optimism that the players will adjust well to the tactics of new Kaizer Chiefs coach Giovanni ...

WATCH | Novak Djokovic beats Kevin ...

Novak Djokovic claimed a fourth Wimbledon title in ruthless fashion as he beat giant South African Kevin Anderson 6-2 ...

France overpower Croatia 4-2 to win World ...

France overwhelmed Croatia 4-2 in the World Cup final at Moscow's Luzhniki stadium on Sunday to lift the trophy for the ...

Lifestyle

Olympian shows families how fencing is ...

In an effort to show off what fencing is all about, the Buffalo Fencing Club held a clinic at the Beacon Bay Country ...

WATCH | Yvonne Chaka Chaka to go back to ...

Veteran muso Yvonne Chaka Chaka has BEEN preaching the virtues of education and even plans to return to school herself ...

EL’s golden duo of dance step up

Having brought back sackloads of medals from the World Championships of Performing Arts (WCOPA) in California since ...

Small car, big heart, loads of class

There is no denying the current-generation Mini Cooper has grown in stature and morphed into a C-segment-sized car, and ...

Spotlight on ‘ukuthwala’ in new book

A Mount Ayliff-born author, Phumela Jakuja, 29, has written an engrossing and insightful book, to be published in four ...

This week's Gig Guide

JULY 14-21 ON SATURDAY The annual Watergat 15km Challenge will take place at 2pm, starting and finishing in Mcleantown. ...

Boxing Mecca

Fists of fury to headline Madiba show

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

Konkco vows to be all the rage in his ...

It has been a while since Simpiwe Konkco was seen plying his trade inside a ring. This even though he is a world ...

Mayweather to knock Tete into the right ...

By all intent and purposes the composition of the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) in the bantamweight seems to be have ...

Last chance saloon for Mthalane to hit ...

Redemption beckons for boxer once accused of chickening out of fight

Friends Tete and Donaire could be pitted ...

Boxing is a very funny sport and it has no boundaries in terms of match ups.

Business

The cloud's silver lining for industry

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

New app lets stokvels invest on the JSE

A new app has been launched to encourage stokvel members to save by investing in the money market. Billed as South ...

World News

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, ...

Body of missing UK botanist Rachel ...

The body of 63-year-old British botanist Rachel Saunders‚ who had been missing since February‚ has been found‚ the ...

ICC court launches fund for C.Africa ...

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has launched a one-million-euro ($1.18-million) fund for victims of a militia ...

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