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R100M debt halts schools’ construction

Between May and November builders walked off the sites of 37 Eastern Cape schools under construction due to non-payment of a staggering R104m. A further R9m is owed to ...

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WATCH | An early Christmas gift for UFH's Mam' ...

A video of a group of rugby players from the University of Fort Hare handing over a food parcel to an elderly woman who has cleaned up after them for ...

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Workers in long battle for wages

A group of temporary workers who believe that BCM owes them almost half-a-million rand after seven years has now approached the high court for ...

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Politics

EFF joins picket outside EL company

Two hundred Lear Corporation workers who make Mercedes-Benz AMG sedans car seats downed tools on Monday over a wage dispute. They also want the company to do away with labour brokers. The workers who sang and danced outside the East London factory ...
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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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Youth at summit urged to speak out on sexual abuse

Students have voiced their frustration at gender-based violence at tertiary institutions. The inaugural Young Women’s ...

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Road ‘upgrade’ leave steep obstacle for NU12 residents

A R53m road has been so badly built that about 100 BCM householders have a daily struggle to access their own ...

School News

Calling all matrics: claim your fame and you could win R10,000

You’ve done the hard work – now it’s time to claim your matric fame

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BCM break-in attempt a worry

An attempted break-in at the offices of the Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality municipal public accounts committee ...

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'Acts of corruption were known' - Pravin Gordhan on price 'inflation'

Pravin Gordhan testified about how corruption had led to wastage of state resources.

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Julius Malema‚ Thuli Madonsela hit out at Momentum for nonpayment

Insurance company Momentum has received a severe backlash from South Africans‚ including a warning from Economic ...

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'I regret that': UCT vice-chancellor on 'one settler‚ one bullet'

"I regret that. I realise that as the vice-chancellor every word I utter or write is scrutinised‚ and I have certainly ...

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Cyril Ramphosa's frantic message to Pravin Gordhan during Nenegate: 'Do not refuse'

"Do not refuse." That is the message public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan received from President Cyril ...

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WATCH | Gordhan: 'I am not a commodity for sale'

Public Enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan has lashed out at his critics‚ including the EFF‚ saying to the Zondo ...

Lifestyle

WATCH: New short film from SA film company

Cape Town-based film and entertainment company Triggerfish’s multi-award-winning short film Belly Flop, which screened ...

Sport

Selection convener Zondi says SA very close to finding best Cricket World Cup squad mix

National convenor of selectors Linda Zondi says the Proteas are very close to finding their best Cricket World Cup ...

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WATCH LIVE | Bombshells & Protests: Pravin Gordhan testifies at #StateCaptureInquiry

Public enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan will continue testifying at the state capture inquiry on November 20 2018.

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Two initiates die in Centane as summer season kicks off

Thembelihle Mapasa and Siphesihle Bobo, both 20, have become the first casualties of the summer initiation season. The ...

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Nelson Mandela Bay's boozy beach headache

Boozy beachgoers are proving to be a real headache for the Nelson Mandela Bay municipality. However, city officials ...

OPINION | Did Ramaphosa lie or is it all a sinister plot?

“If it turns out that there’s any illegality and corruption in the way that he has dealt with this matter, I will be the first, absolutely the first to make ...

OPINION | Global danger as far-right nationalism rises

Over the past few years, far- right nationalism and racism have been on the resurgence throughout Europe. From Italy, to Germany, to Sweden through to the ...

OPINION | Between the chains :People must have their say

The past decade of politics in SA shows that very few politicians can be trusted to look after the people’s best interests. This is not unique to SA. ...

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Public enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan will continue testifying at the state capture inquiry on November 20 2018.

Bombshells & Protests: Pravin Gordhan testifies at state capture inquiry

Public enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan will continue testifying at the state capture inquiry on November 20 2018.

City News

BCM’s new braais crumble within weeks

Questions are being raised over the quality and cost of new braai stands erected in an East London holiday spot on ...

WATCH | DA councillors walk out of ...

Disgruntled Buffalo City Metro DA councillors walked out of a special council meeting on Wednesday amid a discussion ...

BCM municipal services deliver dismal 29% ...

The troubled Buffalo City Metro department of municipal services has come under fire for poor performance after ...

R13m Esplanade repair work completed on ...

Repairs along the East London beachfront are nearing completion after massive waves in August 2017 caused havoc along ...

WARNING | Mdantsane water interruptions

Mdantsane residents have been warned of water interruptions which are scheduled to take place on Wednesday.

BCM embarks on water, electricity support ...

Buffalo City Metro residents who can't afford to buy electricity can register for the municipality’s indigent support ...

Warning | Summerpride power outage

The electricity supply will be interrupted to consumers supplied by Buffalo City Metro in Summerpride on Tuesday from ...

2 Eastern Cape women killed in separate ...

Two Eastern Cape women were killed in separate attacks over the weekend. According to police spokesperson Captain ...

Call to help Duncan Village fire victims

Buffalo City Metro, in partnership with the Al-Imdaad Foundation, has responded to the Duncan Village fire disaster by ...

Row over Xaba Promotions' R3.4m boxing ...

A storm has erupted between Buffalo City Metro manager Andile Sihlahla and his head of legal services Lulama Zenzile ...

Residents will not budge from RDP houses

Residents who illegally occupied RDP houses under construction in Buffalo Flats area have vowed to permanently occupy ...

Wheel stealers on a roll

Thieves with a taste for biscuit wheels are on the loose in Dorchester Heights. The recent spate of car tyres being ...

State Capture Inquiry

Hawks express ‘serious concern’ over ...

Hawks head‚ Lieutenant-General Godfrey Lebeya‚ has expressed “serious concern” over allegations that a senior ...

Court slams state‚ but refuses to throw ...

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has won a crucial victory in its “State Capture” prosecution campaign – with ...

#StateCapture: Treasury official to take ...

Acting chief procurement officer Willie Mathebula is expected to appear before the Zondo commission of inquiry as the ...

Whistleblower names top Zuma aide as ...

Jacob Zuma’s former trusted and powerful adviser Lakela Kaunda is being accused of facilitating a meeting between ...

Zuma wants to ‘meaningfully participate’ ...

Lawyers for former president Jacob Zuma say he wants to “make a meaningful participation” in the State Capture Inquiry ...

Sport

Lifestyle

WATCH: New short film from SA film company

Cape Town-based film and entertainment company Triggerfish’s multi-award-winning short film Belly Flop, which screened ...

Khanyi Mbau launches her own gin

Khanyi Mbau has always been about two things: Extending her brand and making guap.

Quiet town prepares for best yet Berlin ...

Wakanda forever! This is how the tens of thousands of people who are expected to attend the Eastern Cape’s premier ...

Gym training comes to the streets of ...

The usually bustling Owen Street in the Mthatha was transformed into the city’s first ever public gym in an effort to ...

'I'm exhausted ke this nonsense' - Sophie ...

Former Generations actress Sophie Ndaba is gatvol of always finding her name in the headlines for fake news and has ...

SNAPS | Your faves took out their Sunday ...

It's no wonder the Style Awards are held on Sunday‚ because everyone really brings out the outfits reserved for special ...

Boxing Mecca

Mbenge’s all in line to hit pay dirt

The boxing talent coming through the welterweight division has made promoters jostle for top opponents for their ...

Fuzile set for his Russian roulette

After setting the tongues wagging with a sensational fourth round knockout of former IBF world champion Malcolm ...

Verbal punches raise heat for battle ahead

The fight has no date or venue as yet, but already the boxers have begun throwing barbs at each other. Filipino ...

Business

Julius Malema‚ Thuli Madonsela hit out at ...

Insurance company Momentum has received a severe backlash from South Africans‚ including a warning from Economic ...

New one-stop shop to doll up

Four East London businesswomen got together to give their clients a unique experience at The Doll House, a new ...

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