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Pandemonium at Fort Hare

A bitter battle is looming between the University of Fort Hare’s student representative council (SRC) and politically-aligned student organisations as each blames the other ...

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Fresh trial for BCM ex-boss

Former Buffalo City Metro director Vuyo Zambodla has failed in his high court bid to permanently stay his prosecution for fraud.

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Ready for take-off again at Mthatha airport

Mthatha Airport will gradually return to normal this week after getting the green light from the national flight safety authority on Friday for its ...

Entertainment

Music and laughter prove perfect mix

The right balance of laughter and music go a long way towards healing the soul, and the Night of Soul Music show at The Venue@Hemingways on Saturday night married the two perfectly. The music-meets-comedy show, now in its second year, wowed the ...
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NBA and FIBA to launch pro basketball league in ...

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Man arrested over rape of 99-year-old woman in Port St Johns

A 99-year-old Port St Johns woman was allegedly raped in her house at the weekend by a relative. Eastern Cape police ...

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Semenya takes gender rule challenge to sports court

South Africa's Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya goes to the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Monday to ...

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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. 

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Ramaphosa's pledge to dry villages

Supply of water will be prioritised

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Zim president guns for doctors, lawyers

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has issued a thinly veiled threat to doctors and lawyers who he accused of being ...

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Petrol attendants caught with street drugs

Police in Durban North have arrested two petrol attendants for possession of dagga, CAT and ecstasy - in one of several ...

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Inflation conflation: R212 for a loaf of bread!

The danger of high inflation was on Monday highlighted by Lesetja Kganyago, governor of the South African Reserve Bank ...

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Wife killer Jason Rohde's mother expected to beg for light sentence

After 74 nights in Pollsmoor prison, wife killer Jason Rohde returns to the Cape Town high court on Monday for the ...

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Happy end to bush toilet shame

There are hundreds of other schools across SA without proper sanitation.

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BCM mayor in China to assess solar energy plant for Berlin

Buffalo City mayor Xola Pakati led a high-powered delegation to China last week to view the production plant of a solar ...

Opinion

OPINION | Factions within the ANC stand in Cyril’s way

The greatest threat to Cyril Ramaphosa’s reform agenda is of course the unfolding, full-on project launched by the ...

Lifestyle

East London entrepreneur honoured at world leadership congress

East London social entrepreneur Bea Hackula attended the Sixth World Women Leadership Congress and awards ceremony in ...

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Teacher 'locks up' grade 1 pupils in classroom 'after failing to pay R2'

An investigation is under way after a teacher allegedly penalised several Grade 1 pupils by confining them to a ...

Sport

Injuries to Martial and Lingard hit Man United

Manchester United will be without Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard for tomorrow's FA Cup clash at Chelsea with both ...

Politics

'This is how we will keep the lights on' - DA billboard shines light on Eskom ...

A stable, competitive and affordable electricity sector can become reality, says the Democratic Alliance, which ...

OPINION | Factions within the ANC stand in Cyril’s way

The greatest threat to Cyril Ramaphosa’s reform agenda is of course the unfolding, full-on project launched by the state capture crowd to unseat him from ...

OPINION | Journey through our past is key to our present

It’s been over 10 years (I think) since I had a face-to-face encounter with Mkhuseli Khusta Jack – we first met when he was leading the PE Youth Congress ...

OPINION | Throwing some light on load-shedding

So now we know. Stage 1 load-shedding means 1,000MW must be cut from the national grid.

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A beautiful music video done by our Eastern Cape Region to celebrate CHOC Childhood Cancer Foundation SA's 40th anniversary! #UnitedInHope

CHOC Celebrates 40 Years!

A beautiful music video done by our Eastern Cape Region to celebrate CHOC Childhood Cancer Foundation SA's 40th anniversary! #UnitedInHope

City News

Zoo looks at improving life for the ...

The East London zoo first came under fire when news of the death of Chacma baboon, William, surfaced in 2017, and saw ...

Rare dolphin washes up on Nahoon beach

A rare striped dolphin was found washed up at Nahoon beach on Tuesday morning.

EFF councillor dies in crash

The Economic Freedom Fighters has lost one of their councillors, Sabelo Hoyo, who died on Friday in a fatal car ...

200 residents share one stinking public ...

About 200 residents in an East London township share a single communal toilet while live, naked electricity cables lie ...

Vandals strip children’s play park

An entertainment park in Mdantsane’s NU17 is under threat from brazen thieves who have stripped the park of its fence ...

BCM chair fears threats on her life are ...

Buffalo City Metro municipal public accounts committee chair Zameka Kodwa-Gajula fears for her life amid “threats” from ...

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 ...

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Lifestyle

Getting all that jazz flourishing again

Once known as the “Little Jazz Town”, a Komani-born internationally acclaimed jazz bassist is on a mission to revive ...

Music and laughter prove perfect mix

The right balance of laughter and music go a long way towards healing the soul, and the Night of Soul Music show at ...

East London entrepreneur honoured at ...

East London social entrepreneur Bea Hackula attended the Sixth World Women Leadership Congress and awards ceremony in ...

New Honda-powered Red Bull RB15 F1 car ...

Red Bull unveiled their first Honda-powered Formula One car on Wednesday with Max Verstappen driving the initial laps ...

Ferrari pull the covers off its new 2019 ...

Ferrari turned a page on their recent past on Friday as they unveiled the Formula One car designed to end an era of ...

Pemmy showstopper in fashion stakes at ...

Politicians pulled out all the stops for this year’s State of the Province address as they dressed to the nines. But ...

Business

Woolies CEO will be in for a really rough ...

Are shareholders really comfortable with Ian Moir running Woolworths remotely from Australia?

Brace yourself for stage 3: Load-shedding ...

Eskom will continue with load-shedding on Tuesday with stage 3 load-shedding from 8am to 11pm.

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