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UPDATE | Two dead, one wounded in Southernwood cash-in-transit heist

Three people were shot during a cash-in transit heist in Southern Wood Spar on Monday morning

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Herbie and family determined to help

Beacon Bay resident Jessica Macdonald, her toddler Maia and their one-eyed rescue dog Dobby have been handing out food and drink to those in need ...

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Stray animals put motorists in danger

Stray animals crossing national roads are a major concern in the Eastern Cape. Drivers blame livestock owners and the provincial department for not ...

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Cars track rotting animal remains into the metro

Buffalo City motorists unknowingly drove through putrid animal remains, flicking it onto their mudguards and tracking hazardous bacteria through the metro on Friday. The Dispatch investigated after fielding a call from an upset member of the ...
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Court sides with EL nightclubs as cops told to ...

Police in Buffalo City stand accused of unleashing an almost nightly ritual of harassment and abuse on owners, staff and patrons of eateries, pubs and nightclubs across the metro, based on what appears to be the police hierarchy’s misunderstanding ...
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Eco-brick house the toast of Makhanda and environmentalists everywhere

Makhanda optometrist Dr Trevor Davies and an employee, Sivuyile Kewuti, have ignited huge excitement in the city with a ...

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BCM fibreoptic cable installations hit sour note

Controversy surrounds the multimillion rand fibreoptic network installation in Buffalo City, with workers complaining ...

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Esplanade penthouse owners in standoff with shack builders

Two beachfront penthouse owners, watched by a community of flat tenants and owners, descended on a shack being built on ...

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Tripped circuit breaker leaves Gonubie in darkness for more than 10 hours

A circuit breaker that tripped was responsible for many  Gonubie residents being without power from Wednesday ...

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Security risk as thieves wreck metro's cameras

Buffalo City's new security camera system is being pillaged by tech thieves. The latest act of organised thievery saw ...

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Butterworth protest on hold as residents await promised solutions

The Eastern Cape government and Butterworth residents have agreed that the two-week long water protest must come to an ...

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Strike at Joan Harrison pool complex ends

A weeklong strike that saw the Joan Harrison pool complex closed to the public has ended. Sources said the strike ...

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Discoloured water has KWT residents on full alert

Brown, gritty municipal water coming out of King William’s Town taps for a week was caused by a new chemical being ...

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Kid's gala postponed as staff fail to open Joan Harrison pool complex

A major primary school gala was placed in limbo at the 11th hour on Thursday when Buffalo City staff failed to appear ...

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Protests, fires bring EC towns to a standstill

The Eastern Cape towns of Butterworth and Komani came to a standstill on Tuesday as protesters ran amok, burning tyres ...

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Mdantsane woman says BCM ‘stole’ her garden

An East London woman holds Buffalo City municipality directly responsible for her children’s poor health and for ...

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Heavy rain pushes hyacinths over causeway onto Nahoon beach

The Nahoon River is being strangled by alien plants and sewage and is in need of rescue, the Nahoon River Estuary Forum ...

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Five things you need to know from Julius Malema's explosive pre-Sona presser

EFF leader Julius Malema insists his party will disrupt President Cyril Ramaphosa's state of the nation address (Sona) ...

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BCM finally responds to plea to fix dangerous pavement

Multiple attempts by Spar group franchise Build it to reach out to BCM over collapsing pipes in Buffalo Street which ...

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Driver to claim from BCM after bakkie gets stuck in huge pothole

An informal electrician whose bakkie crashed and sank to the axle in a trench-like pothole at a busy intersection in ...

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