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Lights stay on for some

Many big industries in Buffalo City and Nelson Mandela Bay are exempt from load-shedding while hospitals and schools are having to turn to generators to provide essential ...

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‘Of course they buy booze’

Eastern Cape finance MEC Oscar Mabuyane is not backing down.He is taking heat from students after a video of his maiden budget speech surfaced on ...

City

WATCH | Public toilets at beaches in shambles

While scores of people are expected to flock to East London beaches during the school holidays, the appalling state of many of the city’s beach ...

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WSU students losing out, says VC

Protesting Walter Sisulu University students are putting their academic reputation at risk, says vice-chancellor Rob Midgely.
Politics

‘Power outages won’t impact ANC’

ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa says he’s “not worried” that rolling power outages by Eskom will cost the party votes ahead of the May 8 elections.
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If Eskom collapse not halted, SA might never recover - warns Maimane

If the collapse of Eskom is not immediately halted and reversed, it could plunge South Africa  into a downward spiral ...

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Malema to know fate in 'hate speech' cases this week

The SA Human Rights Commission will on Wednesday announce whether EFF leader Julius Malema and other members of the ...

Sport

Sketchy late Beauden Barrett try gives 'Canes narrow win over Stormers

The Hurricanes edged the Stormers 34-28 in a thriller at the Wespac Stadium in Wellington on Saturday thanks to a ...

Politics

Western Cape premier Helen Zille slams ANC supporters after booing

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille has lashed out at hundreds of ANC supporters on the West Coast after they booed her at ...

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Land reform can no longer be resisted - Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa says white land owners are no longer in a position to resist government's land reform ...

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State capture is politically incorrect, Fikile Mbalula tells Zondo inquiry

ANC elections head Fikile Mbalula told the state capture inquiry on Friday that the looting of state resources is ...

News

Mdantsane folk bemoan beastly cuts

Bongeka Mnqibise of Mdantsane is being hit from above and below, by Eskom and izinyoka.

Multimedia

WATCH | Eastern Cape 5-day weather forecast

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

News

R10m Libode project lies in ruins, says local leader

For four months equipment worth millions has lain unused.The equipment was meant to be used as part of a maize and soya ...

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‘Izinyoka’s’ connections kill EL man’s beloved pet

Illegal electricity connections caused the death of a Stoneydrift resident’s beloved pet and now he is appealing to ...

News

How to protect your electronics in outage

Rolling blackouts and fluctuations in power supply have wreaked havoc on appliances, causing permanent damage that is ...

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Eskom continues with stage 2 load-shedding

Eskom continued with stage 2 load-shedding on Saturday, having downgraded the rolling blackouts from stage 4 on Friday. ...

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Come clean on true extent of Eskom crisis: DA leader Mmusi Maimane

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has written to President Cyril Ramaphosa asking him to come clean on the extent of the Eskom ...

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Nuclear deal with Russia would have solved electricity crisis: Jacob Zuma

Former president Jacob Zuma has defended his lobbying for a proposed R1tn nuclear energy deal with Russia, saying it ...

News

SAA warns of new security restrictions on flights to US

SA Airways (SAA) has warned passengers travelling to the US about additional restrictions on carrying liquids, aerosols ...

OPINION | Poster politicians don’t offer voters much

So what is the point of the posters decorating our streets? Struggling to find a party worth voting for, I have taken an interest in the posters, hoping some ...

OPINION | ANC loses the plot when groping in the dark

A few weeks ago, after a family commemoration, I was sitting at a restaurant in Durban North, the suburb where I was born decades ago.

OPINION | Eskom crisis is treasure trove for teachers

When famous business schools around the world stumble across a major corporate failure or success, they quickly hire specialist writers to compose a “case ...

Multimedia

Gonubie beach toilets were vandalised or completely destroyed this week.

Gonubie Beach toilets vandalised

Gonubie beach toilets were vandalised or completely destroyed this week.

City News

WATCH | Public toilets at beaches in ...

While scores of people are expected to flock to East London beaches during the school holidays, the appalling state of ...

Wildlife filmmaker Varty joins protest to ...

World-renowned South African conservationist and wildlife filmmaker John Varty is adding his voice – and those of his ...

Beach facilities fall apart

Just months after Buffalo City Municipality spruced up the city’s beaches for holidaymakers, complaints are circulating ...

BCM in court over city centre barriers

Two property companies have resorted to court in a bid to force Buffalo City Municipality to remove cement barriers ...

Smelly, illegal dumpsite makes life ...

King William’s Town resident Thobela James is at the end of his rope with illegal dumping occurring outside his ...

Mother found murdered in Amalinda, East ...

East London police are investigating a case of murder after a 37-year-old mother of one was found dead in her flat in ...

Question of satanic rituals at ‘vagrant ...

Beacon Bay residents have been up in arms for more than a year over an abandoned house.

Planned power outage for Beacon Bay on ...

The electricity supply will be interrupted to consumers supplied by the Buffalo City Metro in Beacon Bay on Tuesday ...

Nahoon power outage

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

BCM workers’ path littered with threats

Buffalo City Metro has laid a complaint with police against temporary refuse collectors who allegedly “intimidated” BCM ...

Police investigate armed robbery at ...

Police are investigating a case of armed robbery after The Crazy Store in Retail Park was robbed of an undisclosed ...

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 ...

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Lifestyle

Teen star gets big break with USA trip

Xola Limba, who is set to take part in a talent showcase in Orlando, Florida, in the US, was 10 years old when she took ...

Embracing land of eye-catching wonder

A five-day media tour to experience some of the province’s wonderful destinations turned seven strangers into instant ...

New series ‘Shadow’ gives Dladla star ...

The first South African Netflix original series, Shadow, is rocking local and international audiences.

Giorgio Armani designs Italian soccer ...

The Italian Soccer Federation has signed a four-year deal with Giorgio Armani to design the formal off-field uniforms ...

Libode sculptor gets spot as French ...

A Libode-born fine artist, Lwandiso Njara, has a shot at gaining entry into international markets after being selected ...

WATCH | 'Vuka Kwabafileyo' dance takes ...

The Vuka kwabafileyo challenge: a spin to the ressurection challenge

Business

Black Management Forum seeks to hold ANC ...

Black Management Forum (BMF) president Andile Nomlala has called on black professionals in the province not to shy ...

Sports events pour millions into East ...

From the last week of January to the end of February, more than 11,000 athletes, with only slightly fewer people ...

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