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SA's top forensic investigator on 'Bird Island' author case

South Africa’s top forensic sleuth is in Port Elizabeth to investigate the mysterious death of Mark Minnie, the co-author of The Lost Boys of Bird Island. Dr David Klatzow ...

Lifestyle

East London castaway wins Survivor

Survivor SA winner Tom Swartz went from Amalinda to R1-million in a nail-biting finale on Thursday night. Speaking to the media after the live show ...

News

Rapist sentenced to 15 years jail

A 61-YEAR-OLD was sentenced to 15 years in prison for the rape of a five-year-old girl in Tsomo on Wednesday. The Tsomo regional  court convicted ...

News

Soweto cash-in-transit heist suspect has previous ...

Itumeleng Manama‚ arrested with a former Luthuli House employee after a Soweto cash-in-transit heist‚ has a previous conviction of conspiracy to commit robbery. This was revealed on Friday as Manama took to the stand to apply for bail in the ...
Boxing Mecca

Sovasi takes swipe at Tenge over her claims

Boxer Noni “She Bee Stinging” Tenge’s former trainer Luyanda Sovasi has set the record straight about remarks the boxer made about her previous management costing her titles.
Boxing Mecca

Teen sensation to put his gloves to great use in the square ring

He may only been 19 years old but Sivenathi Nontshinga is ready for the big league.

News

Vlok shoots down paedophilia claims about Magnus Malan

Apartheid-era law and order minister Adriaan Vlok does not believe that former defence minister Magnus Malan could have ...

Opinion

OPINION | Land latest in effort to extend reach of state

The current drive by the ANC and the government towards a policy of expropriation without compensation (EWC) has been ...

News

Crucial ruling on Gupta's Estina case on Tuesday

The future of the National Prosecuting Authority’s (NPA’s) first state capture trial hangs in the balance‚ as the ...

Multimedia

WATCH | Enkosi to these South Africans bringing joy by breaking into Nkosi Sikelel' ...

Good-hearted staff at a Retail Crossing supermarket in Ruimsig‚ Gauteng‚ are bringing joy every single day to ...

News

Bank supplies bursaries to 43 WSU students

A group of 43 academically deserving students at Walter Sisulu University were awarded R2.4m in bursaries on Thursday ...

News

Brace yourself‚ it’s going to snow

Prepare for a chilly weekend because snow is likely to fall over parts of KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape. The cold ...

News

Clear land reform policy needed to fight inequality in SA

Inequality in rural South Africa will increase‚ not decrease‚ without a land reform policy that supports growth and ...

News

Suspended Transnet execs could face criminal charges‚ warns Popo Molefe

Transnet board chairman Popo Molefe has indicated that criminal and civil actions may have to be pursued against ...

City

Uproar over poor state of prisons

The West Bank Correctional Services Centre which includes prison facilities in both West Bank and Mdantsane, is ...

City

BCM plan to protect pupils from foodborne diseases

In an effort to curb incidents of foodborne disease outbreaks in Buffalo City Metro schools, the metro is implementing ...

News

EFF bill proposes nationalisation of Reserve Bank

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema has introduced a bill in parliament to nationalise the Reserve Bank. The ...

News

Five pupils share a desk: School falls apart as Bhisho drags heels on promised new ...

Atwell Madala High School in Mthatha is so overcrowded that up to five children are crammed into a single desk.

Lifestyle

Premier helps protect artist

Eastern Cape premier Phumulo Masualle has stepped in to help Mthatha-born ballpoint pen artist Themba Mkhangeli ...

News

Parliament committee's uproar over poor state of EL prisons

The West Bank Correctional Services Centre which includes prison facilities in both West Bank and Mdantsane, is ...

OPINION | Land latest in effort to extend reach of state

The current drive by the ANC and the government towards a policy of expropriation without compensation (EWC) has been much discussed, but is too often little ...

OPINION | The unfolding divorce of uneasy bedfellows

On Monday, as Herman Mashaba humped Donald Trump’s leg and Helen Zille exhumed her defence of colonialism, many South Africans wondered aloud if the Democratic ...

OPINION | Flawed NSFAS, tripped up by JZ, had to give

When one of South Africa’s most distinguished executives, Sizwe Nxasana, resigned as chair of the board of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) ...

Multimedia

Staff singing, dancing with differently abled boy will warm your hearts

Good-hearted staff at a Retail Crossing supermarket in Ruimsig‚ Gauteng‚ are bringing joy every single day to differently abled Brett Nash‚ 14‚ and his mom wants South Africa to know about their kindness.A video of the team joining in song ...

City News

Uproar over poor state of prisons

The West Bank Correctional Services Centre which includes prison facilities in both West Bank and Mdantsane, is ...

BCM plan to protect pupils from foodborne ...

In an effort to curb incidents of foodborne disease outbreaks in Buffalo City Metro schools, the metro is implementing ...

Mdantsane warned of water cuts due to ...

Thousands of Mdantsane residents will be without water on Wednesday as Buffalo City Metro will be conducting  planned ...

BCM draft bylaws are ready for public ...

Residents of the Buffalo City Metro will have their chance to comment on, and possibly influence, newly drafted ...

Recruitment draws frowns as Highway store ...

Fifty-one jobs were created in Mdantsane with the opening of the Builders Superstore at the Highway business hub late ...

Highgate hijinks headache

An East London landmark, the Highgate Hotel, has undergone a revamp – but the new owners have raised the ire of their ...

More protests over stripping saga

Irate Mdantsane residents on Monday marched to the NU1 police station, demanding that the three women who allegedly ...

Residents march again for Kamva justice

A second march calling for #JusticeForKamva was held in Mdantsane on Monday, this time to the Mdantsane police station ...

Alleged robbers nabbed in North End

Three alleged robbers were not as lucky when their stolen car crashed into a lucky bean tree during a police chase in ...

‘They tore my dress off me’

The 22-year-old college student who was allegedly stripped naked and humiliated on Monday by three women who accused ...

Grieving wife tells of Brett’s love

The wife of slain East London businessman Brett Pope, who was gunned down by two robbers on Wednesday, said he was a ...

Eviction threat for Fynbos residents

Disgruntled Fynbos residents who invaded a housing project have dug their heels in. After they illegally occupied RDP ...

Sport

Sovasi takes swipe at Tenge over her ...

Boxer Noni “She Bee Stinging” Tenge’s former trainer Luyanda Sovasi has set the record straight about remarks the boxer ...

Teen sensation to put his gloves to great ...

He may only been 19 years old but Sivenathi Nontshinga is ready for the big league.

Boks must pull out all the stops

By Sunday the tone of the 2018 Rugby Championship will be set and for neutrals everywhere the hope is that it doesn’t ...

September in line for award

Tsomo-born Premier Soccer League spokesperson and NGO founder Luxolo September has been nominated for a top sports ...

Leopards enter Chippa’s den

Chippa United captain Mark Mayambela expects Black Leopards to bring their A-game when the two PSL outfits collide at ...

Lifestyle

LISTEN | Black Coffee shares teaser of ...

DJ Black Coffee's fans have BEEN waiting for new music from him. So it's not surprising that when Coffee dropped a one ...

East London castaway wins Survivor

Survivor SA winner Tom Swartz went from Amalinda to R1-million in a nail-biting finale on Thursday night. Speaking to ...

Premier helps protect artist

Eastern Cape premier Phumulo Masualle has stepped in to help Mthatha-born ballpoint pen artist Themba Mkhangeli ...

Gangs of Ballet to take final bow

After seven years of giving South Africans award-winning music, pop group Gangs of Ballet has called it quits and will ...

Stirling hosts 10th vocal celebration

Stirling High School will be hosting its 10th annual vocal celebration on Saturday with successful past pupils, musical ...

Competition heats up for souper night

An age-old rivalry between two picturesque coastal towns is hotting up and will come to the boil on Thursday evening ...

Boxing Mecca

Sovasi takes swipe at Tenge over her ...

Boxer Noni “She Bee Stinging” Tenge’s former trainer Luyanda Sovasi has set the record straight about remarks the boxer ...

Teen sensation to put his gloves to great ...

He may only been 19 years old but Sivenathi Nontshinga is ready for the big league.

EL fighters shine in Johannesburg

Three East London boxers kept the flag flying high in their bouts in Johannesburg at the weekend when they romped to ...

Funeka not off the hook over his Russia ...

The war between Boxing SA and veteran Mdantsane boxer Ali Funeka is set to continue unabated after the regulatory body ...

Double bill kept fans bewildered and ...

The past weekend was abuzz with boxing activity leaving plenty to talk about including controversial issues about ...

Business

Economic growth to remain slow‚ cautions ...

The recovery in economic activity is expected to be "weak and choppy"‚ Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago warned on ...

WATCH | Samsung eyes young buyers with ...

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled the Galaxy Note 9 “phablet” in New York on Thursday in a key product launch that it ...

World News

Detroit church holds vigil for ailing ...

The Detroit church once led by Aretha Franklin’s father — and where she first tested her remarkable voice — filled with ...

Let's put elections behind us and work at ...

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa presided over Heroes’ Day celebrations in Harare on Monday and urged the nation ...

At least 100 security forces killed in ...

At least 100 security forces have been killed in the ongoing struggle to push the Taliban from the embattled Afghan ...

Bangladesh detains online activists over ...

Bangladesh police have arrested at least 12 social media activists accused of spreading rumours on Facebook during ...

Tendai Biti arrested by Zimbabwe police ...

Zimbabwean opposition leader Tendai Biti’s lawyer says he was arrested on Wednesday morning by the country’s police - ...

BREAKING | Riot police stop Chamisa press ...

HARARE: Riot police briefly stopped a press conference that was set to be held at the Bronte Hotel‚ in Harare on ...

WATCH | Zimbabwe opposition rejects ...

Zimbabwe’s opposition on Friday rejected what it said were the “fake” results of the landmark election in which ...

WATCH | How the rural vote carried The ...

It was the sheer strength of numbers in rural Zimbabwe that carried Emmerson Mnangagwa to the Zimbabwean presidency ...

WATCH | Ramaphosa congratulates new ...

President Cyril Ramaphosa has called Emmerson Mnangagwa to congratulate him on being elected as president of the ...

Chaos breaks out in Harare as post-vote ...

Police fired teargas at MDC Alliance supporters on Wednesday as tensions escalated in the capital‚ Harare. Supporters ...

OPINION | Despite the negativity there is ...

So Zimbabweans went to the polls yesterday. I could not help, in the run-up, but to reflect on the journey Zimbabwe has ...

Mugabe’s vote met with chants of ...

Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe cast his vote at Mhofu primary school in the Harare suburb of Highfield just ...

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