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Father castrates 'rapist' preacher

A father accused of castrating and killing a lay preacher he believed had raped his nine-year-old daughter was denied bail in a packed East London magistrate’s courtroom on ...

Politics

Enoch Mgijima to tackle issues

The magnitude of the challenges in Enoch Mgijima Municipality is the same as the VBS Mutual Bank, administrator Vuyo Mlokoti told parliamentarians ...

News

WARNING | Power outage for East London on Thursday

Certain parts of Buffalo City Metro have been without electricity on Thursday morning due to a problem encountered at a switch house. BCM ...

Opinion

OPINION | Criticism of vice-chancellors’ pay ...

No, university vice-chancellors (VCs) are not being paid too much. Yet at least once a year VC compensation is flighted as a “scandal” in the media for salaries that range from about R1m to more than R4m. Yes, there are extremes that must be ...
News

Death toll from California wildfires rises

The toll in the deadliest wildfires in recent California history climbed to 59 on Wednesday as authorities released a list of 130 people still missing. Most of those unaccounted for are from the Butte County town of Paradise, in northern ...
Sport

Tete to stick with top UK fight boss

Zolani Tete’s camp is insisting that the boxer has no intentions of cutting ties with top English boxing promoter ...

Politics

DA caucus walks out of meeting

DA councillors marched out of a heated Buffalo City Metro council meeting on Wednesday to protest the allotment of ...

Entertainment

WATCH | DJ Zinhle spills the tea on the secret to co-parenting with AKA

DJ Zinhle has once again opened up about her journey co-parenting with rapper AKA‚ sharing how the pair manage to keep ...

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

News

WATCH | Top lawyer and friend kidnapped in Centurion

Two women‚ including Charity Mhlungu Nzuza‚ an official with the National Forum on the Legal Profession‚ were held up ...

News

Krugerand theft accused ‘forgot’

Former Nedbank manager Kevin Kaschula, who stands accused of stealing close to 500 Krugerrand coins belonging to an ...

News

Early Christmas for Mthatha

Some cried tears of joys, others ululated and danced as billionaire and philanthropist couple Patrice Motsepe and his ...

News

Gonubie councillor out to thwart harbour plans

The thought of a harbour in the small seaside suburb of Gonubie has ward councillor André Swart riled up and ...

Politics

No details divulged after Pravin Gordhan's meeting with Busisiwe Mkhwebane

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane met with public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan for at least two hours on ...

News

Assault claims by WSU witness questioned

The fourth state witness in the murder trial of five former Walter Sisulu University students was never assaulted by ...

Business

EXPLAINED | How Discovery’s new bank will work

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

Lifestyle

Adventurer embraces trials in quest to save SA’s coastline

Swimming across rivers, sleeping on a bed of rocks, overcoming hypothermia and red tide poisoning and even lunching ...

News

Disabled boys thrown into police van

Two hungry and disabled pupils at Vukuhambe Special Needs School in Mdantsane spent hours of terror in the back of a ...

News

Murder witness denies lying

The fourth witness in the case of five former Walter Sisulu University students on trial for murder was accused of ...

News

Sterkstroom school burns down

John Voster High School in Sterkstroom burnt down in the early hours of Wednesday.

OPINION | Criticism of vice-chancellors’ pay demeaning

No, university vice-chancellors (VCs) are not being paid too much. Yet at least once a year VC compensation is flighted as a “scandal” in the media for ...

OPINION | Populists taking centre stage in politics

It has become clear that populism is on the rise worldwide. With presidents like Donald Trump able to whip up their followers with anything from modified ...

OPINION | Populists taking centre stage in politics

It has become clear that populism is on the rise worldwide. With presidents like Donald Trump able to whip up their followers with anything from modified ...

Multimedia

WATCH | Top lawyer and friend kidnapped in Centurion

Two women‚ including Charity Mhlungu Nzuza‚ an official with the National Forum on the Legal Profession‚ were held up and pulled out of a car at gunpoint on Wednesday afternoon. The women were freed hours later. The incident occurred at a ...

City News

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 ...

BCM rolls out surveillance system

Buffalo City Metro is rolling up its sleeves to curb crime ahead of the festive season with the installation of ...

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

WATCH | DJ Zinhle spills the tea on the ...

DJ Zinhle has once again opened up about her journey co-parenting with rapper AKA‚ sharing how the pair manage to keep ...

Adventurer embraces trials in quest to ...

Swimming across rivers, sleeping on a bed of rocks, overcoming hypothermia and red tide poisoning and even lunching ...

WATCH | Gauped! The R1m from Bushiri has ...

Whoever said ‘more money‚ more problems’ was probably on to something‚ because along with money always comes a lot of ...

All moms are heroes, no matter how they ...

Many mothers describe it as a hard-hitting, intense pain which comes in waves, placing immense pressure on the ...

Company uses fun run to bond

Team building is the most important investment a company can make – it builds trust, eases conflict, encourages ...

Curtain falls on theatre

Welcoming theatre goers with its intimate atmosphere and spectacular shows for about 50 years, the quaint Arts Theatre ...

Boxing Mecca

OPINION | BSA intervention finds ...

The recent decision by Boxing SA to intervene in controversial outcomes is sparking mixed feelings in the boxing ...

Explosive fare on cards in Booi bouts

Life goes on without Azinga Fuzile. That is the message coming from the Duncan Village Boxing Academy (DVBA) gym the ...

Nqothole wants to make his mark as one of ...

Boxing Mecca caught up with Sikho “Sequence” Nqothole on his way to Swaziland where he will defend his WBA Pan-African ...

Business

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 ...

Court orders liquidation of looted VBS ...

VBS Mutual Bank will be liquidated after an application by the Reserve Bank’s Prudential Authority was unopposed at ...

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