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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 band members – to the call to close East London Zoo.

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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 on social media about broken ...

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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 they say impede traffic flow at ...

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Smelly, illegal dumpsite makes life unbearable ...

King William’s Town resident Thobela James is at the end of his rope with illegal dumping occurring outside his Phakamisa township home.
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Mother found murdered in Amalinda, East London, ...

East London police are investigating a case of murder after a 37-year-old mother of one was found dead in her flat in Emerald Sky in Amalinda on Tuesday. The woman, identified as Busisiwe Ngwadla, was discovered by neighbours. Her distraught ...
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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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Police investigate armed robbery at Retail Park in East London

Police are investigating a case of armed robbery after The Crazy Store in Retail Park was robbed of an undisclosed ...

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Zoo looks at improving life for the animals in its care

The East London zoo first came under fire when news of the death of Chacma baboon, William, surfaced in 2017, and saw ...

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Rare dolphin washes up on Nahoon beach

A rare striped dolphin was found washed up at Nahoon beach on Tuesday morning.

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EFF councillor dies in crash

The Economic Freedom Fighters has lost one of their councillors, Sabelo Hoyo, who died on Friday in a fatal car ...

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200 residents share one stinking public toilet

About 200 residents in an East London township share a single communal toilet while live, naked electricity cables lie ...

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Vandals strip children’s play park

An entertainment park in Mdantsane’s NU17 is under threat from brazen thieves who have stripped the park of its fence ...

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BCM chair fears threats on her life are over report

Buffalo City Metro municipal public accounts committee chair Zameka Kodwa-Gajula fears for her life amid “threats” from ...

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Constant cable theft ‘ignored’

Fed-up with rampant electricity cable theft in his neighbourhood, an East London man has drawn a line in the sand and ...

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BCM’s cleanup gathers steam

The Buffalo City Metro cleaning initiative that has kept the East London Settlers Way and and the beachfront clean, has ...

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Blaze at ‘illegal’ tip sparks fury

Arson is believed to be behind two massive fires on the controversial and allegedly illegal municipal refuse tip in ...

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"Illegal" BCM tip erupts into a blaze

The illegal BCM tip in Beacon Bay went up in flames on Monday. Flames leapt metres into the sky and a pall of grey and ...

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