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Calls for Motsepe to invest in sports for youth rather than big beach bash

Eastern Cape politicians and members of the public have called on generous billionaire Patrice Motsepe to stop his popular annual Christmas party, saying it leads to underage ...

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Stutterheim a dismal disgrace

In the small town of Stutterheim the poorest of the poor compete with pigs for scraps at the sprawling public dump. Weekly water and electricity ...

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Gonubie traffic island given makeover

A small but prominent traffic island at Gonubie beachfront has been given a makeover by local residents. The traffic island, which is at the ...

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R42m pothole mystery drives Mthatha motorists ...

Frustration is mounting over potholes in the streets of one of the oldest suburbs in Mthatha, with a year having passed without anything being done to fix them. The KSD municipality announced more than a year ago that streets in Norwood would ...
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Abandoned suburban mansions cause outrage

A bunch of suburban houses in Buffalo City Metro (BCM) have been abandoned by their owners and are falling into ruin. Five of the houses are in affluent Beacon Bay and one in Vincent. They have been vandalised and some invaded by ...
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Rain or no rain, BCM evicts scores of residents

Schoolchildren returned home from writing exams to find their family's belongings piled up and covered with bin bags as ...

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Rescued otter pup on the mend at aquarium

After washing up on the West Bank injured and undernourished, a five month old Cape Clawless Otter has been given a ...

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Nightclub closed after police raid

A popular East London nightclub, 19th Avenue in Vincent, has been forced to close its doors following a raid by Buffalo ...

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Show us the money, demand residents of councillor

Residents of at least two wards in Buffalo City Metro are up in arms, accusing their ward councillors of not accounting ...

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Questions over how BCM Sports Club spent millions

Buffalo City Metro sports players are up in arms over the expenditure of millions of rands by the BCM Sports Club after ...

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Nahoon pollution laid bare by report

High E.coli levels, invasive species and management-related problems are just some of the issues that have dogged the ...

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Call to rein in festive season drinking in public places

With just a few weeks left before the start of the festive season, calls to clamp down on bylaw transgressions at some ...

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Wind sounded like grinding machinery, say survivors

A 20-minute blast of wind ripped off roofs and flattened 50 homes, injuring people and leaving a number of  residents ...

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Vandalised ablution block draws ire

A free-standing public ablution block on Gonubie Main Road has not only been vandalised and used as a base to run an ...

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WATCH | Warning of high waves, flooding

A shipping warning of large rogue waves capable of damaging ships and flooding coastal areas was issued by the SA ...

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Eastern Cape taxpayers cough up R324m for medico-legal claims

Eastern Cape taxpayers forked out more than R324m to the state attorney’s office in the last five years to defend the ...

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Revellers abuse Beacon Bay beauty spot

Beacon Bay residents, the local Community Patrol Association (CPA) and ward 28 councillor, Marion Mackley have raised ...

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Long-awaited taxi rank a boost for Komani

Taxi owners and drivers in Komani welcomed the opening of a multimillion-rand taxi rank on Friday. The rank was ...

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Outrage as sewage floods Nahoon Beach

Beachgoers were outraged when Buffalo City Metro’s pump house station failed and the contents of sewers serving the ...

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Living dangerously: Electricity pole left unattended after falling over suburban road

An electricity pole which blew over in a gale on Monday and came to rest with its cables suspended across a suburban ...

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