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East London rapist Le Roux showed no mercy

Rapist Neil le Roux, a former teacher at a top East London school, has been described by the state as a “wolf in sheep’s skin” who preyed on his victims using alcohol to ...

Politics

City broke- but R1m on car hire for mayor

Stone-broke Enoch Mgijima municipality has spent close to R1m hiring a Volvo SUV for two mayors since December. Opposition councillors claim they ...

News

EL resident spitting mad after snakes confiscated ...

Duane Brandon, whose 11 snakes were confiscated by police and the Green Scorpions last Tuesday, is demanding his snakes back.

News

Prof Nana Poku to head up University of KZN

The University of KwaZulu-Natal has appointed an acting vice-chancellor in the wake of the resignation of Dr Albert van Jaarsveld. The university's council said the appointment of Professor Nana Poku as acting vice-chancellor and principal would be ...
Politics

Mbeki: ANC has abandoned 106-year-old nonracial ...

Former president Thabo Mbeki has weighed in on the land question, saying the ANC has abandoned its historical values on non-racialism through its framing of the debate as one of black versus white.
News

State mum on whether Ramaphosa complained about k-word racist

The state has refused to divulge whether President Cyril Ramaphosa has submitted a statement against former Durban ...

News

NSPCA wants quick stop to lion bone exports

The National Council of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NSPCA) has applied for an urgent ...

Opinion

OPINION | Stigmatising ex-offenders hobbles us all

South Africa’s prison authorities have proposed paying unemployed ex-offenders a social grant for a transitional ...

School News

Career expo points the way for hundreds of pupils

Hundreds of schoolchildren, together with their teachers and parents, attended the High School Career Expo held at ...

School News

500 trees roll out to schools

Over the last three months a total of 500 indigenous trees, including spekboom and fever trees, have been donated to ...

Sport

Bucks out to shake it up

Mthatha Bucks look to bounce back to winning ways when they face The Guys at Mount Ayliff Stadium on Saturday. Bucks ...

News

Man arrested after seven-year-old girl allegedly raped in restaurant

The Pretoria eatery where a girl was allegedly raped in a restroom has confirmed the incident and made contact with the ...

News

Pop-up US corner launched

The US consulate has launched a pop-up American Corner at Second Office in Vincent, East London. The Cape Town-based ...

Sport

Highlands where Tom wants to be

Mdantsane-born Chippa United development centre-for ward Asivile Tom says he hopes he gets enough votes in the Nedbank ...

News

JMPD officer accidentally shoots herself after chasing suspect

A Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) officer is in a stable condition after she accidentally shot herself ...

School News

Cultural tolerance starts young

To deal with social ills including racism, xenophobia, tribalism, identity crisis, religious hatred, and cultural ...

Sport

United toast their success by clinching the Community Cup in style

United Cricket Club celebrated their 25th anniversary in style over the Heritage Day weekend as they triumphed in the ...

Sport

Thumbs up for superb Heritage fare

Rugby action was in full swing in Mdantsane over the past long weekend as Umzuvukile Sport Development hosted its ...

City

Students vie for share of R3m pie

Applications for the Buffalo City Metro bursary fund are now officially open for the 2019 academic year – and for the ...

Multimedia

WATCH | 'Game of Thrones' sets to become tourist attractions

HBO has announced that it plans to transform the 'Game of Thrones' Northern Ireland sets into fan attractions. 'Game of ...

OPINION | Stigmatising ex-offenders hobbles us all

South Africa’s prison authorities have proposed paying unemployed ex-offenders a social grant for a transitional period after serving their sentences.The ...

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 ...

Multimedia

'Game of Thrones' sets to become tourist attractions

HBO has announced that it plans to transform the 'Game of Thrones' Northern Ireland sets into fan attractions. 'Game of Thrones' is known for its intricate sets and lush scenery. The sites will also feature 'Game of Thrones' props, ...

City News

Students vie for share of R3m pie

Applications for the Buffalo City Metro bursary fund are now officially open for the 2019 academic year – and for the ...

Power supply interrupted in Belgravia

The electricity supply will be interrupted to consumers supplied by Buffalo City Metro in Belgravia from 9am to 4pm on ...

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 ...

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

Generations the Legacy actor in court for ...

Generations the Legacy actor Rapulana Seiphemo appeared in the Johannesburg Commercial Crimes Court on Wednesday for ...

Facebook turns 12: How far have we come?

Twelve years ago on this day‚ the social media platform Facebook announced that it was open to the public‚ but how has ...

Clivia Show in full bloom this weekend

From pretty pastel petals to deep orange hues, visitors can expect a kaleidoscope of colour at the Border Clivia ...

EL youngsters scoop up 24 dance medals

Offering hope where there once was none, Xoliswa Gadafu, a teacher from David Mama High School and ballroom ...

The end is nigh for 'free Twitter' on MTN

MTN customers have until midnight on Tuesday to enjoy “free Twitter” after which the network will shut down the ...

Zenande Mfenyana feels proud that actors ...

Last week South African actors enjoyed a young victory when they took their fight to parliament and Zenande Mfenyana‚ ...

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

'Moyane reassigned Sars internal ...

A senior manager at the South African Revenue Service has described how a unit responsible for internal investigations ...

Charges are ‘nonsense’‚ says lawyer after ...

Prominent human rights lawyer Richard Spoor appeared in court on Tuesday on several charges‚ including assaulting a ...

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