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No power, now no water?

Load-shedding is taking its toll on the most precious commodity of all: water.

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WATCH | UFH students protest over campus sexual violence

Gender-based violence and sexual harassment at the University of Fort Hare once again came under the spotlight on Wednesday when hundreds of students ...

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Makana to challenge Eskom cut-off threat

Businesses in Makhanda have banded together with the Grahamstown Residents’ Association (GRA) to urgently interdict Eskom from switching off the ...

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Reburial of 9 East Cape anti-apartheid activists

Nine reburials of former anti-apartheid activists who died in the struggle will take place across the Eastern Cape on Saturday.
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Magistrate's car stolen after drink allegedly ...

Limpopo police are searching for a female suspect after a magistrate awoke during an overnight stay in Polokwane last month to find his car and cellphone missing after his drink was allegedly spiked.
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'The energy crisis will pass': Cyril Ramaphosa promises SA

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday put on an optimistic face in the midst of the indefinite rolling blackouts across ...

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Giorgio Armani designs Italian soccer teams' formal uniforms

The Italian Soccer Federation has signed a four-year deal with Giorgio Armani to design the formal off-field uniforms ...

Sport

Why seventh-placed Kaizer Chiefs are the form side in the league at the moment

Such has been the inconsistency of the teams at the top of the table that the form side in the Absa Premiership over ...

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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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Sunwolves to be cut from Super Rugby as competition returns to 14-team format

The Sunwolves will be cut from Super Rugby and the competition will return to a 14-team format.

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Affordable housing activists occupy Rondebosch Golf Club

About 200 activists occupied a Cape Town golf course on Thursday, calling for it to be used for affordable housing.

Politics

#FeesMustFall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile allowed to attend EFF KZN rally

#FeesMustFall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile has been given a ‘get out of house arrest free card’ to attend the EFF KZN ...

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Etzebeth named to start but may still miss Hurricanes clash

Stormers coach Robbie Fleck will give experienced lock Eben Etzebeth as long as possible to be fit to face the ...

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Petition for New Zealand biltong and wors shop to take down old SA flag

On a busy street in Tawa, New Zealand, the Biltong and Wors Shop's front window is dominated by an old South African ...

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Public protector tackles state security minister over secret Sars 'rogue unit' report

Public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has laid a counter charge against state security minister Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba over ...

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Serial rapist gets 12 life sentences

A serial rapist has been sentenced to 12 life sentences plus an additional 194 years behind bars.

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WATCH LIVE | President Cyril Ramaphosa observes National Human Rights Day

President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to address scores of South Africans at the George Thabe Cricket Pitch, in ...

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Three-week boycott forces WSU to shut two campuses

Walter Sisulu University vice-chancellor Rob Midgley closed the Mthatha and Buffalo City campuses as a three-week ...

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Metro defends zoo policy

The profile of the campaign to close East London zoo has been raised by world-renowned conservationist and documentary ...

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Cops prevent Bathurst arson attack

Police in Bathurst have opened a case of malicious damage to property after an attempted arson at Freestone public ...

OPINION | Eskom crisis is treasure trove for teachers

When famous business schools around the world stumble across a major corporate failure or success, they quickly hire specialist writers to compose a “case ...

Change, what change? Zuma’s cronies on list

Ah well, there goes our shortlived hope!For a moment there, there was hope that the ANC may have turned the corner. With Cyril Ramaphosa smiling and saying ...

OPINION | Harsh reality of a Ramaphosa presidency

There are many false assumptions about the power of President Cyril Ramaphosa and the state of the ANC on the downhill run towards the sixth democratic ...

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A homeless man in Durban has taken it upon himself to help South Africans deal with the daily frustrations of load-shedding. The man used hand signals to direct cars at the busy intersection of Hunt and King Dinuzulu Roads in Berea.

Beating the #Loadshedding blues: Homeless man directs traffic

A homeless man in Durban has taken it upon himself to help South Africans deal with the daily frustrations of load-shedding. The man used hand signals to direct cars at the busy intersection of Hunt and King Dinuzulu Roads in Berea.

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Wildlife filmmaker Varty joins protest to ...

World-renowned South African conservationist and wildlife filmmaker John Varty is adding his voice – and those of his ...

Beach facilities fall apart

Just months after Buffalo City Municipality spruced up the city’s beaches for holidaymakers, complaints are circulating ...

BCM in court over city centre barriers

Two property companies have resorted to court in a bid to force Buffalo City Municipality to remove cement barriers ...

Smelly, illegal dumpsite makes life ...

King William’s Town resident Thobela James is at the end of his rope with illegal dumping occurring outside his ...

Mother found murdered in Amalinda, East ...

East London police are investigating a case of murder after a 37-year-old mother of one was found dead in her flat in ...

Question of satanic rituals at ‘vagrant ...

Beacon Bay residents have been up in arms for more than a year over an abandoned house.

Planned power outage for Beacon Bay on ...

The electricity supply will be interrupted to consumers supplied by the Buffalo City Metro in Beacon Bay on Tuesday ...

Nahoon power outage

The electricity supply will be interrupted to consumers supplied by the Buffalo City Metro in Nahoon on Tuesday from ...

BCM workers’ path littered with threats

Buffalo City Metro has laid a complaint with police against temporary refuse collectors who allegedly “intimidated” BCM ...

Police investigate armed robbery at ...

Police are investigating a case of armed robbery after The Crazy Store in Retail Park was robbed of an undisclosed ...

Zoo looks at improving life for the ...

The East London zoo first came under fire when news of the death of Chacma baboon, William, surfaced in 2017, and saw ...

Rare dolphin washes up on Nahoon beach

A rare striped dolphin was found washed up at Nahoon beach on Tuesday morning.

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Giorgio Armani designs Italian soccer ...

The Italian Soccer Federation has signed a four-year deal with Giorgio Armani to design the formal off-field uniforms ...

Libode sculptor gets spot as French ...

A Libode-born fine artist, Lwandiso Njara, has a shot at gaining entry into international markets after being selected ...

WATCH | 'Vuka Kwabafileyo' dance takes ...

The Vuka kwabafileyo challenge: a spin to the ressurection challenge

She said 'I miss you, friend' - How ...

Bonang said that in the airport slow lounge after the event they "sat together and just started talking".

Rachel Kolisi 'could regret' sharing ...

Rachel Kolisi may face legal implications, expert says

Load-shedding: how safe is food in my ...

With no electricity, how long do we have before food spoils and what should we do to avoid food poisoning?

Business

Black Management Forum seeks to hold ANC ...

Black Management Forum (BMF) president Andile Nomlala has called on black professionals in the province not to shy ...

Sports events pour millions into East ...

From the last week of January to the end of February, more than 11,000 athletes, with only slightly fewer people ...

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