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Massive raw sewage spill affects part of Nahoon River

Thousands of litres of raw sewage spewed into the Nahoon River on Tuesday, leaving a stinking, concentrated slick of black-blue water in the stretch of river beneath the N2 ...

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Cameras fail to net crime

Different stories are being told why none of Buffalo City Metro’s CCTV cameras recorded a hit-and-run crime in which tow truck driver Brad Leicester ...

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R500k needed for repairs as hall ‘stripped bit by bit’

The vandalised NU10 community hall in Mdantsane will cost Buffalo City Metro (BCM) up to R500,000 in repairs after the multi-purpose facility was ...

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BCM has least murders but most sexual crimes

Of all nine metros in South Africa, Buffalo City has shown the longest and most sustained decrease in its murder rate.
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No respect for city’s cemeteries

East Londoners are too scared to visit city cemeteries to pay respect to their loved ones’ graves. That’s the shocking reality for residents as many graveyards fall increasingly into a state of disrepair and attract criminal elements. At some ...
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Two more Bonza Bay beach knife muggings

Pristine Bonza Bay beach, one of East London’s mugging hot spots, claimed yet more victims this week when two women ...

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Site of beauty falling into shoddy state

Buffalo Pass should be one of the shining lights of East London, but continues to be a site of some of the city’s most ...

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Money-for-garbage a hit in EL

The first Eastern Cape-based Packa-Ching mobile buyback centre was launched at the Khaya Youth Community Development ...

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DA in a froth as BCM shrugs off motion on zoo

An animal rights motion criticising the East London zoo vanished from council on Wednesday in a move that angered DA ...

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‘No swimming’ at Quenera due to sewage spill

East London residents, including the thousands of children who are enjoying school holidays, have been warned against ...

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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 ...

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Wildlife filmmaker Varty joins protest to close East London’s zoo

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

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Beach facilities fall apart

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

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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 ...

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Smelly, illegal dumpsite makes life unbearable for KWT family

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

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Mother found murdered in Amalinda, East London, flat

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

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Question of satanic rituals at ‘vagrant house’

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

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Planned power outage for Beacon Bay on Tuesday

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

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Nahoon power outage

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

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BCM workers’ path littered with threats

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

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