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Eastern Cape vows to pay to save Magwa and Majola farms

The provincial government will not allow the Magwa and Majola Tea estates to be liquidated, says acting head of the rural development and agrarian reform department Zoleka ...

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Bailed after 4 years awaiting trial in jail

An Eastern Cape armed robbery accused was given bail of R5,000 after being held in police custody for more than four years.

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New plan to curb EC initiate deaths and injuries unveiled

Boys who have been medically examined in other provinces will not be allowed to undergo traditional circumcision in some parts of the Eastern Cape ...

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WATCH | Clarendon girls look to the future at new ...

“This is so cool,” beamed Grade 5 Clarendon Primary School pupil Aisha Mxokozeli as she walked into the school’s new discovery centre on Tuesday morning.
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Twitter in stitches over President Cyril ...

President Cyril Ramaphosa has congratulated Julius Malema on the EFF's growth. The party will have 44 seats in the sixth parliament.
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WATCH | Makhanda assault caught on camera

Police are investigating a case of assault in Grahamstown after a video showing an apparent road rage incident went ...

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Jacob Zuma is attending his corruption hearing 'by choice'

Former president Jacob Zuma is attending his application for a permanent stay of prosecution "by choice".

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Deputy president David Mabuza asks not to be sworn in as ANC MP

ANC deputy president David Mabuza has asked not to be sworn in as a member of parliament.

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East London woman claims ‘fake miracle’ pastor threatened to kill her

A popular East London “miracle” pastor is being investigated by the police for allegedly threatening to kill one of his ...

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Samwu coffers looted of R176m

The SA Municipal Workers Union is broke.It has been looted of R176m since 2012, according to an audit report. In ...

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WSU honours alumna Justice Maya

LUA delighted Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) judge president Justice Mandisa Maya received an honorary law doctorate ...

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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. 

Lifestyle

Choirs combine for youth at the Orient

With the aim of reviving a praise and worship culture among youth, the Mdantsane Gospel Choir and the Tshwane Gospel ...

Politics

ANC NEC: Everything you need to know

The parliamentary candidates were nominated by the party’s provincial leaders from all the provinces, except the ...

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Hlengiwe Mhlaba: 'I tried to kill myself'

Mhlaba says she attempted suicide

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WATCH | Residents set street alight to demand Gamnca go

A struggle over who should occupy the office of Buffalo City Metro’s ward 20 escalated on Monday when angry residents ...

Politics

Zuma fights to get case called off

Former president Jacob Zuma’s legal team has argued that South Africans have been too “blinded by hatred” for him to ...

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Museum battles to save stranded whale

In a desperate attempt to save a stranded humpback whale, East London museum principal scientist Kevin Cole and his ...

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Thandi Modise to replace Baleka Mbete as National Assembly speaker

Thandi Modise is set to become the new speaker of the National Assembly when it convenes on Wednesday.

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Prosecuting Shaik was a ‘test’ before they came after me: Zuma

Former president Jacob Zuma says that the prosecution of his "friend and comrade" Schabir Shaik was a test to see if ...

OPINION | Ramaphosa must deliver on promises

It was German statesman Otto von Bismarck who said the great problems of his day would not be solved by speeches and majority votes, but “by iron and blood”. ...

Makhanda looked a Gift horse of the Givers in the mouth

There's a whiff of double-dealing about the aid group being stiffed by the town - but it is surely not surprising

OPINION | Months of debate now down to four words

If you’re a calm constitutionalist, the election result was a consolidation of the moderate middle that consists of 77% of SA’s voters.

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Grahamstown assault caught on camera

Police are investigating a case of assault in Makhanda after a video showing an apparent road rage incident went viral. No one has been arrested yet for the incident which took place on May 19, 2019. Subscribe to TimesLIVE here: ...

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R500k needed for repairs as hall ...

The vandalised NU10 community hall in Mdantsane will cost Buffalo City Metro (BCM) up to R500,000 in repairs after the ...

BCM has least murders but most sexual ...

Of all nine metros in South Africa, Buffalo City has shown the longest and most sustained decrease in its murder rate.

No respect for city’s cemeteries

East Londoners are too scared to visit city cemeteries to pay respect to their loved ones’ graves. That’s the shocking ...

Two more Bonza Bay beach knife muggings

Pristine Bonza Bay beach, one of East London’s mugging hot spots, claimed yet more victims this week when two women ...

Site of beauty falling into shoddy state

Buffalo Pass should be one of the shining lights of East London, but continues to be a site of some of the city’s most ...

Money-for-garbage a hit in EL

The first Eastern Cape-based Packa-Ching mobile buyback centre was launched at the Khaya Youth Community Development ...

DA in a froth as BCM shrugs off motion on ...

An animal rights motion criticising the East London zoo vanished from council on Wednesday in a move that angered DA ...

‘No swimming’ at Quenera due to sewage ...

East London residents, including the thousands of children who are enjoying school holidays, have been warned against ...

WATCH | Public toilets at beaches in ...

While scores of people are expected to flock to East London beaches during the school holidays, the appalling state of ...

Wildlife filmmaker Varty joins protest to ...

World-renowned South African conservationist and wildlife filmmaker John Varty is adding his voice – and those of his ...

Beach facilities fall apart

Just months after Buffalo City Municipality spruced up the city’s beaches for holidaymakers, complaints are circulating ...

BCM in court over city centre barriers

Two property companies have resorted to court in a bid to force Buffalo City Municipality to remove cement barriers ...

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WATCH | East London gqom sensation shoots ...

Mdantsane gqom sensation Zintle Kwaaiman has taken her career to the next level and worked with a member of the ...

Choirs combine for youth at the Orient

With the aim of reviving a praise and worship culture among youth, the Mdantsane Gospel Choir and the Tshwane Gospel ...

Varied entertainment wows East Londoners

East London came alive with entertainment at the weekend. Revellers rolled around laughing at comics, bopped to DJs’ ...

‘Hear my songs and not scandals’ says ...

For much of 2019, Eastern Cape-born afro-soul singer Zahara’s personal life has hogged the headlines. But, as she ...

Xhosa artist’s work a hit in US

South African artist Simphiwe Mbunyuza has taken the US by storm with his artwork and paintings on Xhosa culture that ...

A homely bit of heaven

From bright flowers, sparkly tinsel, small windmills, eccentric figurines, and vibrant trinkets, 77-year-old Tony ...

Business

Comair 'put measures in place' to avoid ...

Comair, which operates British Airways (BA) in SA and low-cost carrier Kulula, says it is putting measures in place to ...

Tiger Brands plans to fight against ...

The plaintiffs’ claims for damages are being made under the Consumer Protection Act, claims in delict, and claims for ...

Rand improves past R14/$ despite mounting ...

The local currency has firmed to its best level against the dollar in two-months, although a series of risk-events on ...

JSE summoned to PIC inquiry following ...

The commission wants answers as to why Sagarmatha Technologies was not listed in 2018

Jobs of white-collar workers under threat ...

The disruptive impact of the technological age has shifted focus from slashing jobs in the blue-collar, repetitive-job ...

Tough second half for Tiso Blackstar ...

Company says it has prioritised cost management and disposal of noncore assets

Naspers plans to list international ...

SA’s largest public company says it wants to assets on the Euronext Amsterdam exchange, with a secondary listing on the ...

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