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Each year drier than last

The Eastern Cape’s water is drying up, forcing farmers into a crisis.

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WATCH | EFF, residents protest outside ...

Scores of EFF supporters and Mdantsane residents protested outside  Endumisweni Faith Mission on Sunday morning following abuse allegations against ...

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Baby stolen by woman posing as Samaritan

 A woman in about her 50s, who identified herself only as “Mambathane”, has allegedly kidnapped a one-month-old baby boy, Iyana Nkumbi, in East ...

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ANC bigwigs named in US fraud probe into botched ...

ANC bigwigs scored millions of rands from a botched broadband project for the City of Johannesburg while its costs more than doubled to nearly R1,7bn.
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Themba Zwane scores twice as Sundowns get the ...

Mamelodi Sundowns’ campaign in the Caf Champions League group stages is up and running after they beat Wydad Casablanca 2-1 in their match-day two encounter at Lucas Moripe Stadium on Saturday night.
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ELECTIONS | Are you registered to vote? Click to check

Do you know your voter registration status?  Click here for an easy, hassle-free way to check

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Shafted by the Guptas‚ coal miner community comes together to show beautiful side of SA

It was a dismal Christmas for thousands of coal miners in Mpumalanga when the formerly Gupta-owned coal mines of ...

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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. 

Boxing Mecca

Pacquiao dominates Broner in unanimous decision win

Pacquiao dominates Broner in unanimous decision win

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Bodies of four South Africans who drowned in Mozambique recovered

The bodies of four South Africans who drowned after being washed out to sea in Mozambique earlier this week have all ...

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Arsenal revive top-four hopes with win over Chelsea

Arsenal revived their hopes of a top-four finish with first-half goals by Alexandre Lacazette and Laurent Koscielny ...

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Kaizer Chiefs crash out of Caf Confederation Cup as Zesco United run riot

Kaizer Chiefs' players talked big during the week about putting up a fight to reduce the two-goal deficit from their ...

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Clinical Pakistan win opening ODI match against SA in Port Elizabeth

South Africa knew coming into the series that Pakistan would not be a walkover.

Politics

'Marginalise us at your peril'‚ Western Cape alliance partners tell ANC

The ANC's alliance partners in the Western Cape want the party to ensure their leaders feature prominently in its lists ...

Politics

ANC: We will not defend individuals implicated at state capture inquiry

The ANC will not defend any members implicated in wrongdoing in the evidence presented at the Zondo commission of ...

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Probe Bosasa contracts 'immediately'‚ DA demands of Ramaphosa

Lawyers representing the Democratic Alliance have written to President Cyril Ramaphosa asking him to “immediately” ...

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Liverpool recover from shaky start to beat Crystal Palace 4-3

Premier League leaders Liverpool recovered from a poor first-half display as they came from behind to beat battling ...

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Police nab three suspects for kidnapping and hijacking

Gauteng police arrested three men between the ages of 22 and 32 in Soweto, Johannesburg, in the early hours of Saturday ...

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Man United revival continues with 2-1 win over Brighton

Manchester United stretched their perfect run under caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to seven wins from as many ...

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EC mayor’s sons laid to rest

In a speech by President Cyril Ramaphosa read at the funeral of OR Tambo district mayor Nomakhosazana Meth's two sons, ...

OPINION | Bosasa ‘monopoly money’ does not bode well for ANC

The ANC’s election campaign just took a harrowing turn for the worse.

OPINION | Grass not always greener on other side

The value destruction at investment house Brait after its ill-fated 2015 acquisition of UK fashion retailer New Look shows the grass is not always greener on ...

OPINION | The obvious is oozing from those manifestos

Election manifestos might try to dazzle voters with promises or distract them with smoke and mirrors, but usually they really are what it says on the box: ...

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Don't be a #TravelHater Baggage

A TV ad in which a black neighbour drives over a white couple's luggage is just a good laugh‚ the ad watchdog has ruled.

City News

Constant cable theft ‘ignored’

Fed-up with rampant electricity cable theft in his neighbourhood, an East London man has drawn a line in the sand and ...

BCM’s cleanup gathers steam

The Buffalo City Metro cleaning initiative that has kept the East London Settlers Way and and the beachfront clean, has ...

Blaze at ‘illegal’ tip sparks fury

Arson is believed to be behind two massive fires on the controversial and allegedly illegal municipal refuse tip in ...

"Illegal" BCM tip erupts into a blaze

The illegal BCM tip in Beacon Bay went up in flames on Monday. Flames leapt metres into the sky and a pall of grey and ...

Burning tip: threat to homes

Fish Eagle Crescent residents fear for their safety as a fire continues to smoulder at a municipal refuse site, a ...

Meter theft sees tons of water lost

Thousands of litres of municipal drinking water – enough to fill five swimming pools – flooded Selborne in East London ...

Living with trash stench intolerable

For two years, an illegal pile of trash outside an elderly Buffalo City Metro resident’s home has been so bad that it ...

Rubbish causes stink outside East London ...

Two weeks after the strike by Buffalo City Metro workers came to an end, the stench of large piles of uncollected ...

Patchy cleanup of strike rubbish annoys ...

Despite the end to the violent and expensive three-week Samwu strike last week Friday, some residents still face mounds ...

Electronic waste recycling grows in East ...

While getting the actual garbage collected from homes and suburbs has been uppermost in most Buffalo City Metro ...

Libraries closed for Christmas

Bookworms can cross “going to the library” off their holiday to-do list as Buffalo City Metro began to close the ...

Official objects to BCM report

In a desperate move to clear his name, a former Buffalo City Metro senior official has instructed his lawyers to take ...

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Lifestyle

Audi steps it up with fresh innovations

Abu Dhabi is the home of oil and gas, a shiny city reliant on the income from fossil fuels and which is making token ...

Living in style at 45

Situated on the coast between Gonubie and Chintsa East is Waterside Country Village, an over 45’s estate which adds a ...

WATCH | ‘Suzelle’ to visit East London

For East Londoners wanting to learn how to “shake up your make up” or make the perfect “Braai pie” like South African ...

New Mini 60 Years Edition celebrates six ...

For Mini's 60th anniversary, the company will be releasing the Mini 60 Years Edition, a vibrantly green version of the ...

Law clear on new domestic worker wage

Where you live in will no longer determine how much you pay the woman who cleans your house, irons your clothes, cooks ...

East London doctor suits up for the kids

While taking on Ironman 70.3 seems like enough of a challenge, East London doctor Jason Thoresen will be making most of ...

Business

A ‘tshisa nyama’ for families

After more than 15 years of working in government communications, Lwazi Jiba has finally followed his dream of being a ...

Emerging, communal farmers plead for help

Emerging and communal farmers are praying and calling for government help in the interior.

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