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Global plastic crisis is right here in Nahoon

The world’s throwaway attitude to plastic has nasty repercussions for East London’s Nahoon beach. According to EL Museum scientist Kevin Cole, research shows its plastic ...

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2m dolphin found stranded

A long-beaked common dolphin, with a propeller scar, was found stranded on a beach near Chinsta East yesterday. Kevin Cole, East London Museum ...

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WATCH | Outrage over stinking sewage drains in ...

Ratepayers in Egoli are living in squalor due to overflowing sewage drains that remain unfixed despite submitting numerous reports to the metro’s ...

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The cloud's silver silver lining for industry

The fourth industrial revolution is coming and it’s going to be in the cloud. At least that’s if the Amazon Web Services [AWS] Summit, which was held on Thursday at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, is anything to go by. More than 2,600 ...
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Amalinda traffic lights fuel community hope

The small victory of newly erected traffic lights in Amalinda has been welcomed by residents and councillor Mzukisi Relu, but it is just the tip of the iceberg of problems for the ward 16 community. The ward encompasses Amalinda, Haven Hills, ...
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Anger over sex violence in city

Incidences of sexual violence against women in Buffalo City Metro are among the highest in the country, with sex ...

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Power outages leave parts of EL in the dark

Large parts of East London remained in the dark on Monday night as rolling power outages hit the area, leaving ...

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Post office workers in city protest

The national strike action affecting post office services throughout the country filtered to East London, as some ...

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LISTEN | BCM residents’ water woes fall on deaf ears

It’s been near a month since Buffalo City Metro ratepayer Raymond Pieterse reported a leaking water meter at the ...

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Batting Bridge closed for maintenance

The Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality is advising motorists that the Batting Bridge will be closed for maintenance ...

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Long wait for RDP homes a nightmare

When the illegal power connection trips in Moscow’s shacklands, Tozamile Tshokwe’s electricity-driven oxygen tank stops ...

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Beacon Bay, Gonubie Road on target

The construction of the Beacon Bay and Gonubie Link Road, which is set to be completed in March 2019, is currently ...

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Changes to diet help bears of EL Zoo return to health

Gina and Jenny, the brown bears of the East London Zoo, are looking much better, according to Lionel de Lange, CEO of ...

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No help as smelly spring floods her yard

A natural spring suddenly started flowing at a Dimbaza home in May, going under the foundation, rotting old trees and ...

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Threat to shut down BCM cemeteries

Grieving families could be barred from conducting funeral services at metro cemeteries this weekend if city authorities ...

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Missing woman found

Charedene Myburgh, 24, who went missing last week Monday and was feared abducted, was found alive on Thursday afternoon.

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Residents infuriated at service in Gonubie

Disgruntled Gonubie residents have had to wait for several hours to obtain service at the Buffalo City Metro office in ...

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Flats in Southernwood gutted by blaze

An inferno has gutted the top floor of Harlequin Court Flats building in Gately Street in Southernwood forcing dozens ...

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Metro manager in hot water

BCM city manager Andile Sihlahla is accused of “gross dereliction of duty” by the metro’s Municipal Public Accounts ...

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Tender out for new BCM waste disposal site

A tender advert calling for bids from service providers who are able to provide a garden refuse “disposal site” was ...

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