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Spike of damage claims after cuts

The latest round of load-shedding is having a devastating impact on communities in the Eastern Cape as the province’s residents scramble to keep their businesses open and ...

News

Crazed knifeman stabs two, then kills officer

An Eastern Cape policeman died at the hands of a crazed robbery suspect, only metres from where hundreds of members of the community were meeting to ...

Politics

Airport debacle irks Masualle

In what could be seen as a reportback of his term in office, in his State of the Province address Premier Phumulo Masualle counted gains and ...

News

Woman beats up teen after daughter’s spat

A 16-year-old Maria Louw High School pupil is still in shock after she was attacked by her friend’s mother on her way to school last week.
Sport

Amajita claim bronze at 2019 African Under-20 ...

Siphesihle Mkhize scored the decisive penalty in the shoot-out as South Africa claimed the bronze medal at the 2019 African Under-20 Championships, defeating old foes Nigeria 5-3 following a 0-0 draw on Saturday.
Politics

Ramaphosa a 'decent man' but ANC a party of 'thieves', says Bantu Holomisa

To develop the South African economy, it makes sense to gradually stop exporting raw materials, UDM president Bantu ...

Sport

Impressive Bulls crush Stormers into pieces in their Super Rugby opener

It will be dangerous for Bulls fans to get too carried away after their team’s highly impressive 40-3 thrashing of the ...

Multimedia

WATCH | Eastern Cape 5-day weather forecast

Here is your detailed five day weather forecast for some cities in the Eastern Cape. 

Sport

Chippa beat Tshakhuma to secure quarterfinal spot

Mark Mayambela’s late goal sealed the victory for Chippa United to go through to the quarterfinals of the Nedbank Cup ...

Sport

Alex Ferguson set for Manchester United return

Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson will return to the dugout for a charity match to celebrate the 20th ...

News

Nine suspects arrested in Nyanga for murder and attempted murder

Nine suspects were arrested for murder and attempted murder in the early hours of Saturday in Nyanga, Cape Town, ...

Politics

Holomisa wants to be deputy president

UDM leader Bantu Holomisa has expressed a desire to be deputy president of the country.

Sport

Cape Town City hammer Highlands to book Nedbank Cup quarterfinal spot

Three goals in the space of 12 minutes handed Cape Town City a berth in the quarter-finals of the Nedbank Cup as they ...

Sport

Perera takes Sri Lanka to sensational win in South Africa

Kusal Perera took Sri Lanka to a sensational one-wicket win on the fourth day of the first Test against South Africa at ...

News

Gunman kills five in mass shooting at US manufacturing facility

Five people were killed and multiple police officers shot Friday when a gunman opened fire in an industrial area on the ...

Motoring

New Honda-powered Red Bull RB15 F1 car unveiled at Silverstone

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

News

Two killed, 69 injured in accident between bus and car

Two people were killed and 69 others injured in a collision between a bus and a vehicle on the R538 Numbi Road just ...

Politics

WATCH | ATM name three defectors and claim 'tired' ANC are in for 'shock' in elections

One of South Africa's newest political parties, the African Transformation Movement [ATM], held a rally in Quigney, ...

News

Twelve students arrested as protests turn violent at University of Fort Hare

Twelve Fort Hare University students were arrested for vandalism at the University’s Alice campus on Friday, police ...

Motoring

Ferrari pull the covers off its new 2019 SF90 F1 racing car

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

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.

OPINION | Get basics right and investment will follow

When premier Phumulo Masualle tables what may well be his last state of the province address on Friday, after having served a full five-year term in office, he ...

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Fiery + Sweet are #NowTogether. KFC’s fiery Zinger fillet topped with delicious Mrs. Ball’s Original Chutney and piquanté peppers. The new KFC Zinger Chutney Burger is a match made in heaven.

Introducing the NEW KFC Zinger Chutney Burger

Fiery + Sweet are #NowTogether. KFC’s fiery Zinger fillet topped with delicious Mrs. Ball’s Original Chutney and piquanté peppers. The new KFC Zinger Chutney Burger is a match made in heaven.

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 ...

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 ...

Love at first sight for Sainz as McLaren ...

Spanish driver Carlos Sainz got into the Valentine's Day spirit by declaring 'love at first sight' on Thursday as ...

Is KFC’s Zinger Chutney Burger really ...

SPONSORED | With all the the heat around KFC's latest offering - starring the Colonel himself with his sweet new flame, ...

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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