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Special needs crisis deepens

Hundreds of special needs children at three schools in Buffalo City Metro are spending as little as three hours at school because of a go-slow over the provincial education ...

Business

Amathole workers face lay-off

Amathole District Municipality (ADM) might be forced to lay off people or rearrange the salaries and positions of some of its 1600-odd employees in a ...

News

Cop charged with beating car guard to death over ...

Police officer Sergeant Eldrick Snyers, who allegedly beat to death a car guard he had accused of stealing his cellphone and dumped his body, made a ...

News

OPINION | Land issue: market value clause must be ...

The ability to act with force on people is the state’s greatest power. Thus, while I agree that a radical process of land expropriation and redistribution must happen, some kind of compensation is necessary as an institutional mechanism to constrain ...
News

State sends Dr Fixit to Tower

Turning around the beleaguered Tower Psychiatric Hospital in Fort Beaufort does not need a magic wand but transparency and an inclusive management style.
City

Trusted old hand takes helm in ward 18

The three main issues facing ward 18 are sewage leaks into the Nahoon and Ihlanza rivers, the condition of roads in the ...

Business

Eskom keeps the lights on

Eskom did not implement rotational loadshedding on Monday.

Lifestyle

Stage set for the Tru Talent Search awards ceremony

After months of travelling the province hosting auditions for the finest talent, trufm will this month award winners of ...

Sport

Rassie may throw Brits into the deep end at Newlands

Veteran  hooker Schalk Brits is set for a dramatic recall to Test rugby against England this weekend after Springbok ...

News

R225-million for this...

Nine years after the department of roads and public works paid over R200-million to construct a 25km stretch of road ...

Opinion

OPINION | Be on your guard when buying that car by checking price of parts

Savvy car buyers know to check the price of parts before buying a car, especially the crash parts – fenders, lights and ...

News

We want to hear from you

Dear Reader, If you are reading this, then it means you have remained loyal to this newspaper throughout the turbulent ...

Lifestyle

'Jail not appropriate for man convicted of causing death of Top Billing presenter Simba ...

The motorist convicted of causing the death of Top Billing presenter Simba Mhere does not deserve to go to jail‚ his ...

City

BCM to host international investors for Brics event

Buffalo City Metro says it’s all systems go as they prepare to roll out the red carpet for more than 400 high-powered ...

News

Controlled blasting on R72 between Birah River and Openshaw Village

The South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) would like to notify travellers that controlled blasting for drainage ...

News

One person injured in KZN plane crash

Police search and rescue personnel and paramedics were on Monday morning rushing to a light aircraft crash in the ...

News

Malawi's ex-president Joyce Banda eyeing next year vote

Malawi's ex-president Joyce Banda, who recently returned home after four years of self-imposed exile, said on Monday ...

City

WARNING | Power outage in East London CBD

This Saturday, June 23, BCM residents in the East London CBD  can expect a power outage from 6am to 6pm.

News

Motsoaledi to give the low down on heath insurance on Thursday

Health minister Aaron Motsoaledi will on Thursday brief the media on the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill and the ...

News

Money alone can't fix Eskom - analyst

Energy expert Chris Yelland says government has to fix the real problems at Eskom‚ not just throw money at the ...

OPINION | Be on your guard when buying that car by checking price of parts

Savvy car buyers know to check the price of parts before buying a car, especially the crash parts – fenders, lights and the like – because if are very ...

OPINION | Political noise of ‘us and them’ at full blast

So this is where we are now: the political noise is at full blast, the whites say the blacks are revolting and incapable while the blacks say the whites are ...

OPINION | VAT fails to redistribute wealth and perpetuates inequality

On February 22 this year, the then-minister of finance Malusi Gigaba announced an increase in value added tax (VAT) from 14% to 15%, beginning on April 1. It ...

Multimedia

Oprah At The Apollo| Trevor Noah - 02.27.2018

Trevor Noah's book Born a Crime has already topped bestseller lists‚ audiobook libraries and is even being made into a movie‚ but the star says one of his biggest achievements with the book was seeing it being taught in American ...

City News

Trusted old hand takes helm in ward 18

The three main issues facing ward 18 are sewage leaks into the Nahoon and Ihlanza rivers, the condition of roads in the ...

BCM to host international investors for ...

Buffalo City Metro says it’s all systems go as they prepare to roll out the red carpet for more than 400 high-powered ...

WARNING | Power outage in East London CBD

This Saturday, June 23, BCM residents in the East London CBD  can expect a power outage from 6am to 6pm.

Car seat gifts give Frere moms a lift

Ten new mothers at Frere Hospital received free car seats for their children, courtesy of the Road Accident Fund.

MEC gives Facebook a chance

In a bid to make herself more accessible to the Eastern Cape public, newly appointed Health MEC Helen Sauls-August has ...

EL zoo firmly back on track

The infamous East London Zoo, which has in the past received harsh criticism from animal lovers over the treatment and ...

Builder comes to residents’ rescue

A good Samaritan has offered to build Tsaba Village residents in Tsholomnqa a community hall.

WATCH | Egoli protests erupt in chaos

Nine people were injured during the Egoli service delivery protests outside East London.

WATCH | Inside the dark‚ dank home where ...

Pink lace panties lay draped over a child’s colouring book stands as a jarring juxtaposition in a dank room where a ...

Electrical fault blamed for sewage spill ...

Wireless data failure, caused by an electrical fault, has been blamed for a sewage spill into the sea at popular Black ...

WATCH | Strike threat over pay hike at ...

Eskom employees have threatened to go on a full-blown strike should their salary demands not be met by their employers.

BCM’s R56m fleet arrives

Service delivery in Buffalo City Metro was given a rev with the purchase of a fleet of vehicles valued at R56-million, ...

Sport

Rassie may throw Brits into the deep end ...

Veteran  hooker Schalk Brits is set for a dramatic recall to Test rugby against England this weekend after Springbok ...

Poor display costs the Bulldogs dearly

A poor performance from the Border Bulldogs in front of a passionate home crowd saw them close out their 2018 ...

Blackpool, Madibaz struggle in play-offs

Blackpool from Sweetwaters and Madibaz from Port Elizabeth are out of the running to gain promotion to the ABC Motsepe ...

Beast Mtawarira receives surprise call ...

Tendai "Beast" Mtawarira has revealed how SA president Cyril Ramaphosa phoned him to celebrate his 100th cap ahead of ...

Amavarara starts their promotional ...

SAB League play-offs regulars Amavarara FC got their promotional campaign off to a bad start when they played to a ...

News

Trusted old hand takes helm in ward 18

The three main issues facing ward 18 are sewage leaks into the Nahoon and Ihlanza rivers, the condition of roads in the ...

Eskom keeps the lights on

Eskom did not implement rotational loadshedding on Monday.

Special needs crisis deepens

Hundreds of special needs children at three schools in Buffalo City Metro are spending as little as three hours at ...

OPINION | Land issue: market value clause ...

The ability to act with force on people is the state’s greatest power. Thus, while I agree that a radical process of ...

State sends Dr Fixit to Tower

Turning around the beleaguered Tower Psychiatric Hospital in Fort Beaufort does not need a magic wand but transparency ...

Amathole workers face lay-off

Amathole District Municipality (ADM) might be forced to lay off people or rearrange the salaries and positions of some ...

Cop charged with beating car guard to ...

Police officer Sergeant Eldrick Snyers, who allegedly beat to death a car guard he had accused of stealing his ...

Lifestyle

Stage set for the Tru Talent Search ...

After months of travelling the province hosting auditions for the finest talent, trufm will this month award winners of ...

'Jail not appropriate for man convicted ...

The motorist convicted of causing the death of Top Billing presenter Simba Mhere does not deserve to go to jail‚ his ...

Jessica Nkosi breaks her silence on her ...

After months of speculation‚ actress Jessica Nkosi has finally confirmed that she is pregnant with a baby girl and is ...

Our stories are teaching the world: ...

Trevor Noah's book Born a Crime has already topped bestseller lists‚ audiobook libraries and is even being made into a ...

Festival not just about fast cars but a ...

Roaring engines, screeching tyres and fast cars was what more than 1000 East Londoners were treated to at the South ...

Gardeners fresh produce a big hit at ...

Horse groomsman turned gardener Ferai Sekai, who propagates plants at his Nompumelelo farm, was at the Gardeners’ ...

Boxing Mecca

Stakes high in battle for supremacy

Thembelani  Nxoshe takes on nemesis Nhlanhla Ngamntwini in defence of his SA flyweight title at Orient Theatre on ...

BOXING MECCA | Mbenge will use fists for ...

Mdantsane puncher Thulani Mbenge has vowed to bring home the world IBO welterweight crown to his township.

'I'm the toughest f...ing guy around ...

Local boxing’s bad boy Thomas Oosthuizen‚ sporting a fresh scar above his right eye‚ trumpeted his return to Rodney ...

Gypsy King’s return sets tongues wagging

There is a saying that there is boxing and then there is heavyweight boxing. This cannot hold truer than the attention ...

Fury all set to rekindle his passion for ...

Troubled former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury equated boxing to a marriage and that after a rocky period he is ...

Business

Eskom keeps the lights on

Eskom did not implement rotational loadshedding on Monday.

Amathole workers face lay-off

Amathole District Municipality (ADM) might be forced to lay off people or rearrange the salaries and positions of some ...

World News

Malawi's ex-president Joyce Banda eyeing ...

Malawi's ex-president Joyce Banda, who recently returned home after four years of self-imposed exile, said on Monday ...

Clashes halt oil loadings at major Libyan ...

The major Libyan oil ports of Ras Lanuf and Es Sider were closed and evacuated on Thursday due to attacks by armed ...

Facebook news use declining, WhatsApp ...

News consumption is increasingly shifting from social media like Facebook to messaging applications like WhatsApp, ...

Body of missing UK botanist Rachel ...

The body of 63-year-old British botanist Rachel Saunders‚ who had been missing since February‚ has been found‚ the ...

ICC court launches fund for C.Africa ...

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has launched a one-million-euro ($1.18-million) fund for victims of a militia ...

Rohingya refugees land in Myanmar as ...

Scores of Rohingya refugees leaving Bangladeshi camps by boat have accidentally returned to the crisis-hit area of ...

IS kills 45 pro-regime fighters in east ...

An offensive by the Islamic State jihadist group in eastern Syria has left at least 45 pro-regime fighters dead, a ...

Germany asks Trump envoy to clarify ...

Germany has asked the new US ambassador in Berlin, outspoken Trump loyalist Richard Grenell, to clarify his reported ...

Jordan’s PM submits resignation after ...

Jordan’s Prime Minister Hani Mulki submitted his resignation to King Abdullah on Monday, an official source said, to ...

China vows to protect its interests from ...

China lashed out on Wednesday at renewed threats from the White House on trade, warning that it was ready to fight back ...

French police clear out Paris migrants ...

Police cleared an illegal refugee camp in Paris on Wednesday, in the French government’s latest attempt to deal with a ...

Hope and despair: key moments in hunt for ...

The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, and the enormous hunt that followed, has captured global attention ...

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