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ANC reshuffles BCM council

Two Buffalo City councillors are in the ANC’s firing line after the party's deployment committee met behind closed doors on Monday afternoon to finalise the metro’s council ...

Sport

EL boxer booted from Joburg gym

Shortly after being one of three boxers who left East London in a huff, Mfusi Maxhayi is giving Johannesburg trainers a headache with his apparent ...

Lifestyle

Ayanda Borotho explains why she has a no English ...

Ayanda took to social media recently to post a quote about English not being a sign of intelligence and explained her stance

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New BCM by-laws to restrict hawkers

Informal traders whose stalls are situated outside banks in BCM will have to relocate soon.
Multimedia

WATCH | Eastern Cape 5-Day Weather Forecast

Here is your detailed five day weather forecast for some cities in the Eastern Cape. 

Lifestyle

Dispatch Fun Run reaches out to disabled

The Sweethearts Foundation, well known for giving the gift of movement in the form of a wheelchair for the ...

News

King, EL under fiery siege from Samwu protests

A fiery municipal strike left the streets of East London and King William's Town a smouldering mess on Tuesday – and a ...

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

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WATCH LIVE | Pravin Gordhan concludes state capture testimony

After three days on the stand, Public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan is expected to conclude his testimony at the ...

Lifestyle

Areena Resort wins four international prizes

Areena Riverside Resort scooped four international awards in Dubai this month.

News

Iconic BCM memorials vandalised by thieves

The old brass plaque on the equestrian statue in front of the East London City Hall has disappeared. Photographs of ...

News

BCM hosts major ICT summit

Key players in the ICT sector converged in BCM for the 14th annual ICT summit this week. Imbizo Events CEO Motse ...

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Tsolo school still not fixed after 2015 tornado

More than 200 children are desperately trying to pass exams although they are at the mercy of the weather, while the ...

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Stutterheim protests disrupt traffic

Protests in Stutterheim have again disrupted the flow of traffic in the Eastern Cape town and surrounding ...

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Customs menace: Tax dodgers have robbed SA of R550bn

An international financial monitoring organisation has revealed how tax dodgers robbed the SA economy of an estimated ...

News

Cool, wet weather for the Eastern Cape

A cool, wet day lies ahead for East London. The town can expect a maximum temperature of 21°C with cloudy skies and ...

News

KSD part of ANC EC reshuffle

Big changes in the leadership of several Eastern Cape municipalities may be on the cards after a high-level ANC ...

Politics

New Madiba statue allows the blind to 'see'

A new statue at Nelson Mandela Square in Sandton is aimed at making the "impossible possible" by letting visually ...

News

Unifying Queen-Mother will be laid to rest at Kroza Great Place

AmaMpondomise Queen-Mother Nolitha Matiwane, who died last week after a long illness, will be laid to rest at Kroza ...

OPINION | ANC unlikely to change after 2019 election

A prevalent assumption in the business community is that although President Cyril Ramaphosa is hemmed in right now by his detractors in the ANC, if he is ...

OPINION | Did Ramaphosa lie or is it all a sinister plot?

“If it turns out that there’s any illegality and corruption in the way that he has dealt with this matter, I will be the first, absolutely the first to make ...

OPINION | Global danger as far-right nationalism rises

Over the past few years, far- right nationalism and racism have been on the resurgence throughout Europe. From Italy, to Germany, to Sweden through to the ...

City News

New BCM by-laws to restrict hawkers

Informal traders whose stalls are situated outside banks in BCM will have to relocate soon.

BCM’s new braais crumble within weeks

Questions are being raised over the quality and cost of new braai stands erected in an East London holiday spot on ...

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 ...

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

Dispatch Fun Run reaches out to disabled

The Sweethearts Foundation, well known for giving the gift of movement in the form of a wheelchair for the ...

Areena Resort wins four international ...

Areena Riverside Resort scooped four international awards in Dubai this month.

Ayanda Borotho explains why she has a no ...

Ayanda took to social media recently to post a quote about English not being a sign of intelligence and explained her ...

R1m prizes up for grabs at the Berlin

One winner at the much-anticipated Berlin November will go to the event on a horse and come home driving a brand new ...

L-Tido on Cass and AKA: I don’t think ...

L-Tido has given his view on the long-standing feud between Cassper Nyovest and AKA‚ saying it is unlikely that the ...

WATCH: New short film from SA film company

Cape Town-based film and entertainment company Triggerfish’s multi-award-winning short film Belly Flop, which screened ...

Boxing Mecca

Mbenge’s all in line to hit pay dirt

The boxing talent coming through the welterweight division has made promoters jostle for top opponents for their ...

Fuzile set for his Russian roulette

After setting the tongues wagging with a sensational fourth round knockout of former IBF world champion Malcolm ...

Verbal punches raise heat for battle ahead

The fight has no date or venue as yet, but already the boxers have begun throwing barbs at each other. Filipino ...

Business

Julius Malema‚ Thuli Madonsela hit out at ...

Insurance company Momentum has received a severe backlash from South Africans‚ including a warning from Economic ...

New one-stop shop to doll up

Four East London businesswomen got together to give their clients a unique experience at The Doll House, a new ...

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