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'Dorchester Heights squatter camp has to go'

The increasing number of shacks built near East London's Hemingways Mall has raised the ire of businesses and Dorchester Heights residents. BCM councillors have ...

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Quigney 'drug dens' demolished by new property owner

Three houses suspected of being brothels and drugs in Quigney, East London  were demolished on Friday — but not without a fight from the illegal ...

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Pensioner’s BCM account woes reflected across city

“Frustrating, draining and depressing” are just some of the words an East London pensioner uses to describe her experiences with Buffalo City ...

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Residents angered over Jeff's Place 'special ...

Buffalo City Metro political leadership has once again been accused of giving popular Mdantsane tavern Jeff’s Place “special treatment” after the city allegedly extended its operating hours without consulting affected residents.
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Cecilia Makiwane leaks make life a misery

Wastewater coming from Cecilia Makiwane Hospital in Mdantsane is posing a health hazard for scores of families in NU9. Residents who live just behind the hospital live in misery with a powerful stench coming from the dirty water spilling onto the ...
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Motorists left seething at BCM traffic offices

Motorists in Buffalo City are struggling to renew their licences at the traffic department, saying they are only ...

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Mayor asks residents to help him clean up Mthatha

The KSD municipality would only win its battle to clean up the filthy streets of  Mthatha if residents and businesses ...

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Qumza Highway reopened to delight of residents

There were joyous scenes in Mdantsane on Tuesday when a section of the upgraded Qumza Highway was  reopened to the ...

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Ceramicist gives back through art

Using arts to keep children off the streets and away from social ills, a King William’s Town ceramicist has been doing ...

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Eastern Cape towns under air pollution threat

According to the World Health Organisation, more than seven million people die as a result of air pollution each ...

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Former mayor steps in to give boardwalk new lease of life

Large parts of the Gonubie boardwalk have been out of commission for months, but this week a former mayor of the small ...

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Cabbage-raiding cattle were lawfully impounded — judge

Three Committees Drift farmers failed in their high court bid this week to get back 16 cattle that were impounded after ...

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Brace for load-shedding again

Eskom announced on Thursday that it would implement stage 2 load-shedding from 4pm until 11pm.

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Mthatha hardware stores hammered by residents

Hardware stores in Mthatha are being blamed for rising congestion in the CBD. The Mthatha Ratepayers and Residents ...

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BCM's main water supply contaminated

There are strong indications that the main dam supplying water to East London and Mdantsane is badly ...

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Centre plays key role in uplifting Buffalo Flats community

The Khanya Youth Community Development Centre is fighting to combat social ills in Buffalo Flats. Education and ...

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20 traffic cops' cars vandalised — twice in one weekend

Vandalism of 20 vehicles at the Buffalo City Metro traffic department in Braelyn at the weekend has sharpened concerns ...

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Welcome to festive season lights delight

Sunday night is switch-on time for an event that lifts the spirits of East Londoners and visitors — the festive season ...

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Police keep beady eye on Black Friday shopping sprees

No cases of theft or violence were reported during Black Friday, but police still issued a warning, using loudhailers, ...

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Black Friday: In the crush and rush, many shoppers strike gold

Most shoppers in Hemingways Mall in East London left with happy smiles and the excitement of having purchased ...

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