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Bhisho not invited to Madiba birthday event

The entire Eastern Cape executive was excluded from the main event to mark Nelson Mandela’s centennial birthday, at Mvezo this week. This after a fallout between nkosi Mandla ...

Politics

Madonsela tackles land expropriation

Former public protector Thuli Madonsela lamented on Thursday that land expropriation without compensation often took place in rural communities – ...

Entertainment

JULY 21 -28 GIG GUIDE

JULY 21-28 ON SATURDAY Vernies Pub in Cambridge invites ladies to dance the night away at their Hobo-themed Ladies Night which starts at 6pm. ...

Politics

Ramaphosa being unfair to suspended SARS boss Tom ...

Dali Mpofu has hit out hard at Cyril Ramaphosa‚ saying that the president was not being fair to suspended SARS boss Tom Moyane.
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NSPCA calls for information on cat-flinging ...

The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) has urged anyone with information regarding the identity of a man pictured swinging a cat around before throwing it into a fire during ongoing protest action in Zwelihle‚ Hermanus‚ in the Western Cape‚ to come ...
News

Cuba-SA doctor course ends

The 208 Eastern Cape medical students remaining in Cuba will be the last graduates of the Nelson Mandela Fidel Castro ...

Politics

Zikalala leads ANC in KZN after delegates reject unity slate

ANC delegates in KwaZulu-Natal rejected the unity slate at their elective conference in Durban and opted to nominate ...

Politics

Makhura confirmed as ANC leader in Gauteng

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has been elected unopposed as the new ANC chairman in the province.

Sport

Kekana urges more be done for SA youth

Mamelodi Sundowns captain Hlompho Kekana says more strides need to be made in order to nurture football talent in ...

Sport

Magnificent Six for SA

In a well deserved boost for Border schools rugby, six players were rewarded for their top Craven Week form by being ...

Lifestyle

Soulful Abantwana up for two Ingomas

What started out as a celebratory song sung in class after passing a test, gave birth to a capella pop group ...

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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 ...

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Good Samaritan lends helping hand to amputee

A good Samaritan is on a mission to raise funds to buy prosthetic legs for a double amputee Mdantsane woman. Her legs ...

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Ceramic artist breaks mould

Mdantsane ceramic artist and model Siphenokuhle Runqu is an artist, anti-rape activist and entrepreneur.

News

Hollywood star visits King in supporting role

Oscar award-winning actress Charlize Theron quietly visited King William’s Town on Friday, where she thanked a group of ...

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Eastern Cape mom dies trying to save toddler from burning shack

An Eastern Cape woman who tried to rescue her three-year-old daughter from their burning shack died with the child‚ ...

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Airline employees may be grounded for three months when diagnosed with HIV

Airline employees who are diagnosed with HIV may be grounded for three months when they are diagnosed.

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Motshekga told to fix schools

Some of the regulations in the the norms and standards for school infrastructure that the South African government ...

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Two city malls hit in one day

Two of East London’s biggest malls – Vincent Park and Hemingways – were hit by a gang of armed men yesterday.

OPINION | Search for true meaning of manhood has place in history

Nearly ten years ago, at the age of 26, Thando Mgqolozana published his debut novel, A Man who is not a Man. By all measures, this slim little book is ...

OPINION | Use Mandela wisdom to deal with land

This week the country has been a hive of activity celebrating the life of the late world icon and former president, Nelson Mandela.

OPINION | Obama invites world to find its better angels

Did Barack Obama’s speech strike the right chord? Cheryl Hendricks: Obama was chosen because he represented a great deal of what Mandela stood for. His lecture ...

Multimedia

ANC official arrested in cash-in-transit heist

The cash heist suspect who worked at the ANC headquarters was involved behind the scenes in President Cyril Ramaphosa’s ANC presidential campaign‚ a newspaper reported on Friday. Present was arrested with three alleged accomplices earlier ...

City News

Global plastic crisis is right here in ...

The world’s throwaway attitude to plastic has nasty repercussions for East London’s Nahoon beach. According to EL ...

2m dolphin found stranded

A long-beaked common dolphin, with a propeller scar, was found stranded on a beach near Chinsta East yesterday. Kevin ...

WATCH | Outrage over stinking sewage ...

Ratepayers in Egoli are living in squalor due to overflowing sewage drains that remain unfixed despite submitting ...

The cloud's silver silver lining for ...

The fourth industrial revolution is coming and it’s going to be in the cloud. At least that’s if the Amazon Web ...

Amalinda traffic lights fuel community ...

The small victory of newly erected traffic lights in Amalinda has been welcomed by residents and councillor Mzukisi ...

Anger over sex violence in city

Incidences of sexual violence against women in Buffalo City Metro are among the highest in the country, with sex ...

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 ...

Sport

Kekana urges more be done for SA youth

Mamelodi Sundowns captain Hlompho Kekana says more strides need to be made in order to nurture football talent in ...

Magnificent Six for SA

In a well deserved boost for Border schools rugby, six players were rewarded for their top Craven Week form by being ...

Fraud charges fot Komani top brass

DA MP Terri Stander yesterday opened a fraud and corruption case against Enoch Mgijima municipality mayor Sisisi ...

Devil will be in the detail for ambitious ...

Makazole Tete’s career will likely be over if he loses his upcoming fight this weekend. Having scaled weights from ...

Konkco now has his big day of reckoning

It has been more than 13 months since Simpiwe Konkco climbed into the ropes to do what he does for a living. That he is ...

Lifestyle

JULY 21 -28 GIG GUIDE

JULY 21-28 ON SATURDAY Vernies Pub in Cambridge invites ladies to dance the night away at their Hobo-themed Ladies ...

Soulful Abantwana up for two Ingomas

What started out as a celebratory song sung in class after passing a test, gave birth to a capella pop group ...

Raining sturdy shweshwe staffies and ...

It’s going to be raining cats and dogs in New York when 50 shweshwe animals made in an East London garage grace the ...

Future is bright for baby girl born on ...

Nokuthula Damba is convinced that the birth of her baby girl on late former statesman Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday ...

The Soil's Ntsika is going solo‚ but he ...

Fans of acapella group The Soil almost fell into a collective state of depression when they thought that talk of a solo ...

Boxing Mecca

Devil will be in the detail for ambitious ...

Makazole Tete’s career will likely be over if he loses his upcoming fight this weekend. Having scaled weights from ...

Konkco now has his big day of reckoning

It has been more than 13 months since Simpiwe Konkco climbed into the ropes to do what he does for a living. That he is ...

‘Nomeva’ back in the pursuit of redemption

For now regular action in the ring is of paramount importance to Xolisani “Nomeva” Ndongeni.And that is not hard to ...

‘Raging Bulls’ to get Mthatha buzzing

Mthatha will come alive today when a contingent of boxers arrive to participate in Sunday’s world title extravaganza.

Fists of fury to headline Madiba show

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

Business

Class act as Lukho starts own store

He was in high school when he started working at a bottlestore and he worked for the same company for the past 15 ...

Cyril's 2-week action plan won't fix 10 ...

A mixed bag of wishes – that is what South African economists are offering President Cyril Ramaphosa after his ...

World News

How the rest of the world is marking ...

From musical tributes and gala dinners to rousing exhibitions‚ the world will join South Africans to celebrate late ...

WATCH | Vegas bodycam footage shows ...

Las Vegas police on Monday released dramatic body camera footage of an officer firing through his own windshield as he ...

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, ...

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