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Bhisho MPLs 'too scared to sleep in village'

Politicians may be taking the government to the people, but not after dark. Instead, 60 or so Bhisho MPLs will be sleeping on fancy beds in Mthatha, leaving their 130 ...

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WATCH LIVE | Cheryl Zondi returns to stand in ...

The state's first witness in the case against televangelist Pastor Timothy Omotoso returns to the stand in the Port Elizabeth High Court on Tuesday.

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Family seek justice for boy’s horrid assault at ...

The family of an illegally circumcised 16-year-old boy who was rescued from the illegal initiation school in Libode after he was severely tortured, ...

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2 children die in lightning strike

An act of nature has left two Komani families devastated after a lightning strike killed two children and left another fighting for his life in hospital.
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Mboweni to reveal in budget statement how fallout from VBS scandal will be dealt with

Finance minister Tito Mboweni says the government will provide more details on how it plans to deal with the fallout ...

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WATCH | Babes Wodumo on being Mampintsha's protégé & legacy!

Mampintsha recently announced that he’ll be retiring soon and will be handing over the baton to Babes Wodumo‚ who has ...

Politics

Union to march for action on the ‘Sex for Jobs’ scandal

Nehawu will march to the Eastern Cape government provincial headquarters to demand full implementation of ...

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Premier’s office burgled and documents stolen

A man was arrested late on Monday after a break-in at Eastern Cape premier Phumulo Masualle’s office at the ...

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South African woman 'smuggling heroin' arrested at hotel in Mauritius

A SA woman has been arrested in Mauritius for allegedly trying to smuggle heroin into the country. Patricia Gerber‚ ...

Entertainment

Phrase South Africans used the most in 2018 is ...

Politics continues to dominate social discourse in SA‚ with this year's Word of the Year being announced on Tuesday as ...

Politics

Malema: VBS allegations meant to 'discredit the EFF'

EFF leader Julius Malema on Tuesday said the party had found no evidence that its deputy president Floyd Shivambu had ...

Opinion

OPINION | Ramaphosa turns blind eye to king’s pardon

It is now common knowledge that the Azanian People’s Organisation (Azapo) in the Eastern Cape has consistently ...

Politics

Trollip accuser walks out of court

Former Democratic Alliance Nelson Mandela Bay (NMB) councillor Knight Mali, who is fighting a R1m defamation claim from ...

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Judge interrupts Omotoso trial to reprimand wife in 'bright' dress

Charismatic Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso’s wife Taiwo took centre stage during his trial in the Port Elizabeth High ...

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Father who 'mistakenly' shot son is in plea bargain talks with prosecution

A father who shot and killed his teenage son‚ apparently by mistake‚ wants to plead guilty to culpable homicide and ...

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Vehicle takes out gate, hits wall across road

A vehicle suddenly raced out of an Abbotsford townhouse complex, smashed through a double gate and across a busy road, ...

Politics

KZN ANC leader's fraud and corruption case moved to next year

The fraud and corruption case involving KwaZulu-Natal ANC deputy chairperson‚ Mike Mabuyakhulu‚ was postponed on ...

City

Woman found dead under still-burning electrical wires

A visually impaired woman in Buffalo City Metro died as a result of illegal electricity connections in Jamaica informal ...

OPINION | Ramaphosa turns blind eye to king’s pardon

It is now common knowledge that the Azanian People’s Organisation (Azapo) in the Eastern Cape has consistently campaigned for the release of abaThembu King ...

OPINION | Academic freedom should not be fenced in

There has been a trend in the global university sector to attempt to “certify” academics as higher education teachers. What we have seen is an increasing push ...

OPINION | Virgin Active calls time out on squash courts

Sorry for you, squash players – we need your courts for boxing workouts, spinning and Pilates classes. That’s essentially what Virgin Active has told the ...

City News

Woman found dead under still-burning ...

A visually impaired woman in Buffalo City Metro died as a result of illegal electricity connections in Jamaica informal ...

Power outage alert for Cambridge residents

The electricity supply will be interrupted in Cambridge on Tuesday from 9am until 4pm, weather permitting

BCM to pay R13m more for toilets

After a two-year break, work has resumed on a controversial Buffalo City Metro project to eradicate pit toilets, which ...

EL zoo cops flak as worry grows over ...

As public outrage against the East London zoo grew with news of 35-year-old bear, Jenny’s euthanisation on Wednesday, ...

BREAKING | Three die in EL horror crash

Suicides by mentally ill patients are on the increase at correctional centres. This is according to the Judicial ...

Sad day as Jenny the bear is put down

Jenny, the 35-year-old East London Zoo brown bear, has been put down. This was confirmed by BCM spokesperson Samkelo ...

Residents, BCM blame each other

King William’s Town residents are complaining that the streets are littered with trash – and it has worsened over the ...

Gonubie’s falling apart but councillor ...

Gonubie’s boardwalks are crumbling, roads are collapsing, the potholes are horrendous, bush is encroaching across ...

IEC grants BCM 13 more stations

In preparation for the upcoming general and provincial elections, the Independent Electoral Commission has increased ...

BCM launches R4m one-stop shop for tourism

Tourists can now get an idea of what Buffalo City Metro has to offer all under one roof with the launch of a R4m ...

250% rates hike sparks battle with BCM

Big property owners in Buffalo City are warning of a major slowdown in development, a massive hike in rent, an exodus ...

Power supply to be interrupted in Wilsonia

The electricity supply will be interrupted to consumers supplied by Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality in Wilsonia ...

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

What women really want

Lipstick is a go-to‚ foundation is a splurge and a female gynaelogist is preferred. In a web survey‚ South African ...

Phrase South Africans used the most in ...

Politics continues to dominate social discourse in SA‚ with this year's Word of the Year being announced on Tuesday as ...

Growing Xhosa for 50 years

The isiXhosa National Lexicography Unit at the University of Fort Hare, which aims to preserve and grow the isiXhosa ...

Cold weather fails to dampen Mthatha ...

Despite the cold weather, Mthatha was abuzz with activity this weekend as the OR Tambo District Municipality hosted a ...

Unathi helps make a difference to young ...

A few days ago Unathi Msengana was completely touched by the overwhelming amount of love a young fan suffering from ...

Why Durban only got two Blue Flag beaches

Ten years after Durban’s ill-fated decision to pull out of the international Blue Flag beach-quality system because of ...

Boxing Mecca

Lara beats Nxoshe in WBC international ...

Once again a Mexican journey man visited SA’s shores and dealt a beating to a local boxer.Ulises Lara, who has lost 16 ...

Social media can fuel good, the bad and ...

There is no denying that social media has become part of our lives if not virtually controlling it. It has impacted on ...

Tyirha may be a ‘Raging Bull’

Move over Azinga Fuzile, here comes another star. This seems to be the general feeling going in boxing circles after ...

Business

Rand firms to two-week high against ...

The rand was firmer against major global currencies on Tuesday morning‚ reaching a two-week high against the dollar‚ ...

Passion fuels Ultra City success

Living modestly and within his means is what Pumelele Balfour attributes the success of his businesses to, one of ...

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