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Cops arrest Xolobeni lawyer

Top advocate Richard Spoor was arrested – but later released on warning – on Sunday for allegedly inciting violence. Police used batons and stun grenades to disperse about ...

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Parliamentary manager shot himself over ...

A parliamentary manager who shot himself dead in his office left a note saying his suicide was a protest against 20 months of bullying. The note ...

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Mvenya joins new party after dumping DA

The former DA chairwoman Veliswa Mvenya joins the controversial African Transformation Movement after months from resigning from the DA. Mvenya who ...

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Family members arrested for PE man’s murder

Two family members – a mother and daughter - and the mother’s boyfriend were arrested shortly after a 32-year-old man was found lying on the side of the road in Vastrap in Booysens Park‚ Port Elizabeth‚ on Monday morning. Eastern Cape police said ...
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Border edged by Gauteng in thrilling Africa Cup ...

The Africa Cup T20 final lived up to its billing as an exciting conclusion to the 2018 edition as the Central Gauteng Lions clinched a thrilling three wicket win in the last over against Border at Buffalo Park on Monday. Needing seven runs to win ...
Politics

Campaigning for students poll at WSU campuses up and running

Campaigns for the upcoming student representative council elections are in full swing at all four Walter Sisulu ...

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Confront the past to move forward as one in SA‚ says deputy president

While calling for unity‚ Acting President David Mabuza on Monday also appealed to South Africans to address the issue ...

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Council workers, officials to defend title

Hundreds of Eastern Cape municipal workers and councillors crossed the eSwatini boarder at the weekend to take part in ...

Sport

'Three wins is nothing for Kaizer Chiefs‚' says coach Giovanni Solinas

A crisis can bring out the best in a coach‚ Kaizer Chiefs boss Giovanni Solinas has said‚ summing up his nervy start at ...

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Mental health to be 'outsourced' in Eastern Cape

The Eastern Cape department of health has published its R120m tender to outsource chronic mental healthcare in the ...

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Police appeal to parents to watch their children

Butterworth Police have appealed to parents to keep a close watch on their children following three children who went ...

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'Bullied' manager quoted verses from the Old Testament

Parliamentary manager Lennox Garane‚ who shot himself at work after being bullied by a manager‚ referred to four ...

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Parliamentary manager shot himself over 'unrepentant bully' of a boss

CA parliamentary manager who shot himself dead in his office left a note saying his suicide was a protest against 20 ...

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SA celebrates Heritage Day

As South Africa celebrated Heritage Day on Monday‚ the Economic Freedom Fighters used the occasion to reiterate its ...

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Public asked to help catch cable thieves

Angry Mthatha city bosses on Friday issued a heartfelt plea to residents to help put a stop to cable theft. This ...

Politics

SIU probes 236 ‘dodgy’ lease agreements

The SIU is investigating 236 “dodgy” lease agreements which the provincial public works department entered into to ...

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Alarm sounds as weekend road death toll climbs in Mpumalanga

Mpumalanga authorities on Monday expressed concern over the rising road death toll in the province since the start of ...

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OPINION | Code brings media influencers to order

A couple of PR people have asked me what my rate is to mention their client’s products in this column, and so many ...

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Pay R4 if you want to use the toilet at Home Affairs

People visiting Home Affairs in Cofimvaba near Queenstown‚ Eastern Cape‚ say security guards force them to pay R4 if ...

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Keiskammahoek now a place of peace as delivery task team rolls up sleeves

Most of the grievances that saw Keiskammahoek residents running amok earlier this year, vandalising properties during ...

OPINION | Time for justice in long arc of moral universe

It seems like a lifetime ago now. Just more than two years before our new SA was born in 1994, a brilliant black man was about to make history in the ...

OPINION | Ramaphosa’s plan shows he’s now in charge

Perhaps the most significant thing about President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement of a package of measures to stimulate the economy, was what are these days ...

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 ...

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WATCH | Attorney arrested after fracas with Gwede Mantashe

Human rights attorney Richard Spoor was arrested after a heated fracas with mineral resources minister Gwede Mantashe on the Wild Coast which reportedly ended with tear-gas fired against anti-mining protestors on Sunday. Spoor‚ who ...

City News

Repaired aquarium is back

The East London Aquarium will finally reopen its doors to the public today after being closed for five months. The ...

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 ...

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

Magical comedy comes to EL

East London comedy enthusiasts are in for a special performance this week: Cape Town magician-turned-comedian Stuart ...

SA’s only female praise singer performs ...

Celebrated praise poet Jessica Mbangeni will be among artists performing at a Heritage Day event at Walter Sisulu ...

An arbour made of love

Visitors will hardly believe that just four years ago, the breathtaking garden in Dr Wessel Strydom’s Bonnie Doon home ...

The name is UX. Lexus UX

There has been a wave of new SUVs sweeping through the market in recent times and any manufacturer worth its salt is ...

This week's gig guide

SEPT 22 to 29 ON SATURDAY Visit the Hemingways Mall upper food court for the SABC high school career expo from 9am to ...

Dressing initiates to reflect culture

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

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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