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Bhisho in rental wrangle

A legal battle is ensuing between an East London property mogul and Eastern Cape premier Phumulo Masualle’s office over the failure by provincial public works to honour a ...

Politics

CFO: all hands on deck needed to turn ADM around

Bankrupt Amathole District Municipality has appointed a new CFO after experiencing financial woes.

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UPDATE | Missing EL boy has been found

The 15-year-old Hudson Park High School pupil, Lulama Magau Junior, has returned home unharmed, hours after he was declared missing on Monday ...

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Power affected after ‘trip’

Eskom has reported a trip which is affecting the supply of power in the East London suburbs of Woodbrook, Sunnyridge, Orange Grove, CBD, Airport, Buffalo Flats, Bunkers Hill, Stirling, Berea, Southernwood, Selborne, Nahoon, West Bank and Queenspark. ...
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ANC acts against two council mayors

THE ANC has suspended two local municipalities’ mayors from the Chris Hani region. Emalahleni local municipality mayor Nomveliso Nyukwana and Sakhisizwe local municipality mayor Siyabulela Nxozi were suspended by the ANC last week following ...
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How maggots and infrared cameras are solving murders

You've got to love how human beings can turn the macabre into magic - or in this case‚ the maggots into the ...

Multimedia

WATCH | Armed robbers fail to break into Durban home

CCTV footage of a large group of armed robbers attempting unsuccessfully to break into a house in La Lucia, Durban has ...

Sport

Cosafa rivals to challenge Safa president Jordaan's bid for top Fifa post

South African Football Association president Danny Jordaan will face opposition from his counterparts in the Seychelles ...

News

Search on for boy gone missing

Parents of a 15-year-old Hudson Park High School pupil, Lulama Magau, have opened a case of a missing person at the ...

News

Media owner and wife arrested for assault - but case is withdrawn

A media personality and owner was arrested along with his wife over the weekend after they opened cases of assault ...

News

ATM scamster gets eight-year jail sentence

A 32-year-old Eastern Cape man convicted on two counts of fraud after being found guilty of scamming an elderly man at ...

Politics

Court gags Holomisa over PIC corruption claims

The North Gauteng High Court will on Monday morning grant an order gagging UDM leader Bantu Holomisa from continuing to ...

Sport /

Soccer World Cup is an honour to attend – even for a No 2 goalkeeper

SPONSORED | Being the understudy doesn’t mean it’s less of a big deal to represent your country, says former England ...

Politics

Court to decide if Holomisa must be gagged

The High Court in Pretoria will rule on Monday morning on an urgent court application to gag UDM leader Bantu Holomisa ...

News

Death toll in Phalaborwa mine fire rises to six

All but one of the mineworkers who were trapped underground at the Phalaborwa copper mine in Limpopo have died‚ police ...

Entertainment

WATCH | Yvonne Chaka Chaka to go back to school‚ applies at Harvard

Veteran muso Yvonne Chaka Chaka has BEEN preaching the virtues of education and even plans to return to school herself ...

News

Bus stuck outside Komani after mechanical failure

A Greyhound bus travelling from Johannesburg to East London is stuck 50km outside Komani  since 4am this morning due to ...

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Demarcation blunder divides villagers

A water project in Mqonci village has caused divisions between residents. Despite being one village, it is split into ...

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HIV hampers children's development‚ says KZN study

HIV-positive children in South Africa are more likely to have developmental disabilities than those who are ...

News

A chance of a lifetime for aspiring actors

Aspirant small screen stars are all invited to audition this week for a feature film that will be shot in Mdantsane ...

ANC must support black farming graduates

One of the reasons the ANC has struggled with land and agricultural reform is because, as a liberation movement, it lacked a rural imagination. This is ...

OPINION | Always be alert to prices charged at the till

If there’s one line consumers have really latched on to, it is “The price you see is the price you pay”, taking it to mean, understandably, that they have a ...

OPINION | Fire from below on a Saturday afternoon

I should visit my mother more often. Driving to see her last weekend, I saw what political scientist Professor Somadoda Fikeni calls “the fire from below” – ...

Multimedia

Armed robbers fail to break into Durban home

CCTV footage of a large group of armed robbers attempting unsuccessfully to break into a house in La Lucia, Durban has emerged on social media. It is believed that the attempted robbery took place on June 28 2018.

City News

Power outages leave parts of EL in the ...

Large parts of East London remained in the dark on Monday night as rolling power outages hit the area, leaving ...

Post office workers in city protest

The national strike action affecting post office services throughout the country filtered to East London, as some ...

LISTEN | BCM residents’ water woes fall ...

It’s been near a month since Buffalo City Metro ratepayer Raymond Pieterse reported a leaking water meter at the ...

Batting Bridge closed for maintenance

The Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality is advising motorists that the Batting Bridge will be closed for maintenance ...

Long wait for RDP homes a nightmare

When the illegal power connection trips in Moscow’s shacklands, Tozamile Tshokwe’s electricity-driven oxygen tank stops ...

Beacon Bay, Gonubie Road on target

The construction of the Beacon Bay and Gonubie Link Road, which is set to be completed in March 2019, is currently ...

Changes to diet help bears of EL Zoo ...

Gina and Jenny, the brown bears of the East London Zoo, are looking much better, according to Lionel de Lange, CEO of ...

No help as smelly spring floods her yard

A natural spring suddenly started flowing at a Dimbaza home in May, going under the foundation, rotting old trees and ...

Threat to shut down BCM cemeteries

Grieving families could be barred from conducting funeral services at metro cemeteries this weekend if city authorities ...

Missing woman found

Charedene Myburgh, 24, who went missing last week Monday and was feared abducted, was found alive on Thursday afternoon.

Residents infuriated at service in Gonubie

Disgruntled Gonubie residents have had to wait for several hours to obtain service at the Buffalo City Metro office in ...

Flats in Southernwood gutted by blaze

An inferno has gutted the top floor of Harlequin Court Flats building in Gately Street in Southernwood forcing dozens ...

Sport

High stakes for top bout

Mthatha will be the focal point of boxing action this coming weekend when it hosts its first ever world boxing title ...

Cosafa rivals to challenge Safa president ...

South African Football Association president Danny Jordaan will face opposition from his counterparts in the Seychelles ...

Chiefs goalie Khune admits they found it ...

Itumeleng Khune expressed optimism that the players will adjust well to the tactics of new Kaizer Chiefs coach Giovanni ...

WATCH | Novak Djokovic beats Kevin ...

Novak Djokovic claimed a fourth Wimbledon title in ruthless fashion as he beat giant South African Kevin Anderson 6-2 ...

France overpower Croatia 4-2 to win World ...

France overwhelmed Croatia 4-2 in the World Cup final at Moscow's Luzhniki stadium on Sunday to lift the trophy for the ...

Lifestyle

Olympian shows families how fencing is ...

In an effort to show off what fencing is all about, the Buffalo Fencing Club held a clinic at the Beacon Bay Country ...

WATCH | Yvonne Chaka Chaka to go back to ...

Veteran muso Yvonne Chaka Chaka has BEEN preaching the virtues of education and even plans to return to school herself ...

EL’s golden duo of dance step up

Having brought back sackloads of medals from the World Championships of Performing Arts (WCOPA) in California since ...

Small car, big heart, loads of class

There is no denying the current-generation Mini Cooper has grown in stature and morphed into a C-segment-sized car, and ...

Spotlight on ‘ukuthwala’ in new book

A Mount Ayliff-born author, Phumela Jakuja, 29, has written an engrossing and insightful book, to be published in four ...

This week's Gig Guide

JULY 14-21 ON SATURDAY The annual Watergat 15km Challenge will take place at 2pm, starting and finishing in Mcleantown. ...

Boxing Mecca

Fists of fury to headline Madiba show

The annual Madiba Birthday Celebrations tournament is in full swing with the organisers promising an event to ...

Konkco vows to be all the rage in his ...

It has been a while since Simpiwe Konkco was seen plying his trade inside a ring. This even though he is a world ...

Mayweather to knock Tete into the right ...

By all intent and purposes the composition of the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) in the bantamweight seems to be have ...

Last chance saloon for Mthalane to hit ...

Redemption beckons for boxer once accused of chickening out of fight

Friends Tete and Donaire could be pitted ...

Boxing is a very funny sport and it has no boundaries in terms of match ups.

Business

New app lets stokvels invest on the JSE

A new app has been launched to encourage stokvel members to save by investing in the money market. Billed as South ...

South Africans strangled by heavy debt

The flexibility of being able to buy now and pay later is one of the major reasons why millions of South Africans find ...

World News

WATCH | Trump vows ‘extraordinary ...

Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin began an historic summit on Monday vowing their determination to forge a ...

WATCH | Treacherous Thai cave rescue bid ...

A treacherous rescue bid to free a youth football team trapped in a flooded Thai cave entered its second day Monday, ...

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa ...

The clearest indication yet that the Zimbabwe Defence Forces [ZDF] could be stakeholders in elections due to be held in ...

WATCH | Agonising rescue ahead for Thai ...

Rescuers braced for a long and difficult evacuation for 13 members of a Thai youth football team found alive in a cave ...

UPDATE | Reports of attempt on Zimbabwean ...

Reports have emerged that Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa narrowly survived a bomb blast at a ZANU-PF rally he ...

Number missing in Indonesia ferry ...

As many as 192 passengers could be missing after a ferry sank into the depths of a volcanic lake in Indonesia, the ...

WATCH | Python selfie puts Indian forest ...

An India forestry ranger found himself in a bind after a python briefly strangled him while he posed for pictures with ...

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 ...

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