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'She drew her last breath crying for help': EL tavern survivor relives ordeal

A survivor has told how a dying victim begged her to save her life as the young patrons made their way out of Enyobeni tavern, Scenery Park, East London in the early hours ...

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Load-shedding to continue at stage 4 until Wednesday or longer

Stage 4 load-shedding will continue until Wednesday.

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East London tavern owner's licence may be revoked — liquor board

The Eastern Cape Liquor Board has said that the licence of the East London tavern owner where 21 youngsters died on Saturday night could be revoked ...

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Two pilots killed as their light aircraft crashes ...

Two people died when their light aircraft crashed in Kinklebos on Saturday night, said Eastern Cape police.
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'Under the EFF there will never be a shack,' says Malema

EFF leader Julius Malema said the party's interpretation of the Freedom Charter was radical and that the EFF was the ...

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Parents must also take accountability, says Cele after tavern deaths of 20 youngsters in ...

Police minister, Bheki Cele on Sunday did not hold back when he lashed out at community members of Scenery Park in East ...

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Police confirm East London tavern death toll stands at 20

  Eastern Cape police have confirmed that  20 patrons died at Enyobeni tavern in Scenery Park, East London in the ...

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WATCH | Explosions shake Kyiv's centre, fire at residential building — officials

Several explosions shook Kyiv's central Shevchenkivskiy district early on Sunday, causing a widespread damage and a ...

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Owner of East London tavern 'devastated' after inexplicable death of 17 patrons

The owner of the Enyobeni tavern in Scenery Park in East London where at least 17 patrons inexplicably died in the ...

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Premier calls for tavern's closure after patrons die

Eastern Cape premier Oscar Mabuyane has called for the East London tavern where 18 patrons died on Sunday morning to ...

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Parents demand access to bodies of 22 found dead at East London tavern

Police are refusing parents access to the bodies of their children after they were killed in an as yet unknown ...

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BREAKING NEWS | 22 killed in East London nightclub

Twenty-two people have been found dead at an East London nightclub. The horrific scene unfolded in the early hours ...

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Internet, social media ‘normalising’ violence against women

Violence against women is on the increase and — driven by the internet and social media — is becoming normalised in ...

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OPINION | Whistleblowers in SA have some protection but gaps need fixing

  Every person in SA has the right to a functioning local government that can provide basic services such as clean ...

Opinion

READER LETTER | Statues a total waste of taxpayers’ money

I noticed a tender contract 3224 (advertised  DD Jun 14) for “appointment of service provider to provide services to ...

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Modack co-accused fined R10,000 after admitting car finance fraud

Alleged underworld boss Nafiz Modack’s co-accused in an asset finance fraud case has entered into a plea and sentencing ...

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Investigator Wouter Botes pieces together Rietbok crash puzzle

  On March 13 1967, SAA Flight 406, known as the Rietbok, took off from Port Elizabeth (now Gqeberha) en route to ...

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Plane in Stellenbosch road landing drama developed engine problems midair, Civil Aviation ...

The light aircraft that landed in the middle of a road near Stellenbosch in the Western Cape recently developed engine ...

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Free State mother on murder charges for allegedly killing two children and their father ...

A 31-year-old Free State mother appeared in the Bethlehem magistrate's court  on Friday charged with murdering her two ...