Opinion

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BRU should educate players on the dangers of doping

The news of the doping test failure by two Border Bulldogs players has left more questions than answers despite the union’s commitment to root out the scourge in its teams.

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Brutal abusers of little schoolboys must face the law

Our constitution is largely based on human dignity, equality and the advancement of human rights.

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Maintaining city key to attracting sporting events

One of the key benefits of sports tourism is the boost it provides to the local economy.

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OFF TRACK | It’s your 67 minutes to do something ...

What would Nelson Mandela say about our environment? This is what local activists are saying as people gear up to give 67 minutes of their time to the SA community on the international Mandela Day on Thursday.
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Chickens finally coming home to roost at Komani ...

After the unveiling of the Lesseyton Stadium outside Komani in 2021 by the Enoch Mgijima municipality, there was an outcry and condemnation of the facility by many people across the political divide.
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It’s time councillors tightened their own belts

Just before elections, a mere 47 days ago, Buffalo City Metro mayor Princess Faku announced the municipality’s ...

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Green light for Hlophe the first major failure of unity government

In what must surely be one of the greatest acts of political irony, the National Assembly this week sent a disgraced ...

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Why BCM introduced new electricity meter tariffs

The recently, and unexpectedly, introduced electricity meter tariffs (as from July 1) have, not surprisingly, caused ...

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Failure to consult erodes trust in local government

Involving communities in municipal processes is not simply a matter of courtesy, it is encouraged through various ...

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Bloated cabinet not about electorate and everything to do with ANC

If you don’t vote for the ANC, it will make you pay.

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Write-off of R1.6bn shows lack of accountability in BCM

Buffalo City Metro’s council this week agreed to write off more than R1.6bn in irregular expenditure relating to six ...

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Splendid Proteas, Highbury runs deserve applause

The country and more specifically the Eastern Cape are euphoric over recent major sport achievements, topped by the ...

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Quick leadership needed to bury Ikamva albatross

The spectre of architect firm Ikamva’s huge damages claim continues to haunt this province, as it has for the past 15 ...

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Everyone must play a role to avoid another Enyobeni tragedy

Today marks two years since the tragic deaths of 21 young people at the Enyobeni tavern in Scenery Park, East London, ...

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New Eastern Cape cabinet has its work cut out

The journey for the seventh administration of the Eastern Cape started in earnest with the swearing in of 10 MECs on ...

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Forget the silly fantasies and make the Wild Coast safe

The recent disturbing attack on long-time residents and the owners of Mdumbi Backpackers will, once again, lead to the ...

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OPINION | Border’s effort against Leopards provides fresh hope

The Border Bulldogs rugby campaign in the SA Cup was a symbol of sport disappointment but they seem to have regrouped ...

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Time for Ramaphosa to show true statesmanship

The mood at President Cyril Ramaphosa’s inauguration on Wednesday was one of excitement and celebration.

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Festival, where life and art coalesce

The thrill, the anticipation, drum roll, curtain up! It’s the National Arts Festival!