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Tito’s great pensioner plan

Thousands of Eastern Cape civil servants aged between 55 and 59 should gear themselves for early retirement, says Finance MEC Oscar Mabuyane.

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Doctor among the dead at PSJ crash

The bodies of four people, among them a medical doctor from the Nelson Mandela Academic Hospital in Mthatha, were on Wednesday pulled out of a ...

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Armed robbers hit second Joburg high school on same day

Norkem High School in Kempton Park became the second school to be hit by a robbery on Thursday afternoon.

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Port Elizabeth dad and his baby girl killed in ...

Baby murdered in suspected hit murder in Zwide.
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WATCH | Lone taxi operator says other drivers ...

A Mdantsane lone taxi operator seen in a video being choked by other taxi drivers has recounted the attack that left him unconscious on Monday.
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Agri-export growth welcomed

In the 2019 budget review, the ministry of finance reveals that in the first three quarters of 2018, real value added ...

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Youth ignored, laments NYDA

Finance minister Tito Mboweni revealed a hefty budget of R481.6m would be allocated to the Small Enterprise Development ...

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WATCH | Eastern Cape 5-day weather forecast

Here is your detailed five day weather forecast for some cities in the Eastern Cape. 

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Two killed in high school shooting

Shots have been fired on the premises of Edenvale High School in Johannesburg on Thursday during a suspected robbery.

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King residents plead with BCM for water

Desperate residents from King William’s Town villages have urged Buffalo City Metro (BCM) to provide them with water, ...

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Jacob Zuma’s promise of free higher education honoured

While tertiary learning receives a healthy allocation, school infrastructure suffers

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SA Human Rights Commission calls for info on 'racism' after Ashwin Willemse SuperSport ...

The SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) on Thursday called on employees and independent contractors working at ...

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Mike Mangena's drug trial postponed

The case against former Kaizer Chiefs striker Mike “Sporo” Mangena has been postponed to April.

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Parliament to be dissolved to make way for May 8 elections

Parliament is to be dissolved in the next few days, albeit at a technical level.

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Mthatha-born, East London-raised artist’s record photo

This is SA’s most expensive photograph. The shot by Athi-Patra Ruga sold for R1,707,000 at an auction on Saturday at ...

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The poor will suffer from 'grossly unfair' fuel tax increases, warns AA

The Automobile Association of South Africa (AA) has criticised the introduction of a new carbon tax on fuel, describing ...

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ESKOM: Government to pour R69bn more into a sieve

Trade unions are likely to oppose the plan to sell part of Eskom’s transmission assets to a new equity investor

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WATCH | 'What is this?': SA teacher inspires pupils - by shouting at them!

A teacher from Bracken High School in Alberton, Ekurhuleni, has been lauded after he was filmed praising a student for ...

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Fowl! Appeal committee finally kills off Chicken Licken's colonialism ad

Chicken Licken’s attempt to save a banned TV ad about colonialism has failed.

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Magda Wierzycka paints a gloomy picture for PIC billions in Iqbal Survé's hands

Looted funds from its coffers helped “grease the wheels” of groups like the Broederbond long before 1994, and the ...

OPINION | A hard-truth response to a difficult fiscal fix

The first point finance minister Tito Mboweni made was that the National Budget delivered on Wednesday is “in the interest of our people and our country, and ...

OPINION | How state capture looters are reinventing themselves as the ones to save SA

The bungled Estina and Duduzane Zuma cases are being used to revise the narrative around their criminality and normalise the idea of them returning to SA

OPINION | ANC and Eskom fall prey to monopoly’s grip

It is uncanny how the ANC has shaped Eskom in its own image. Part of the reason for this may be the singular obsession with most ruling political parties – ...

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Bracken High School teacher applauds student

A teacher from Bracken High School in Alberton, Ekurhuleni, has been lauded after he was filmed praising a student for her good work.

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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 ...

BCM workers’ path littered with threats

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

Police investigate armed robbery at ...

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

Zoo looks at improving life for the ...

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

Rare dolphin washes up on Nahoon beach

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

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 ...

200 residents share one stinking public ...

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

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 ...

BCM chair fears threats on her life are ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

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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Lewis Hamilton shrugs off Ferrari's fiery ...

Lewis Hamilton shrugged off Ferrari's testing pace on Wednesday while recognising that he and Mercedes faced their ...

Mthatha-born, East London-raised artist’s ...

This is SA’s most expensive photograph. The shot by Athi-Patra Ruga sold for R1,707,000 at an auction on Saturday at ...

SA to get a taste of Formula 1 in 2019

Red Bull car to light up the streets of Cape Town in June showcase

Getting all that jazz flourishing again

Once known as the “Little Jazz Town”, a Komani-born internationally acclaimed jazz bassist is on a mission to revive ...

World’s best restaurant found in ...

A tiny beach restaurant in an isolated South African fishing village was named the best in the world on Monday. Chef ...

Turning trauma into compassion

Turning the trauma of losing a child into an initiative to improve the lives of others, Just Breathe founder and ...

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Sugar tax has cost R1bn and should be ...

SA Cane Growers’ Association says that its impact on obesity is still questionable, but its knock to the economy and ...

Woolies CEO will be in for a really rough ...

Are shareholders really comfortable with Ian Moir running Woolworths remotely from Australia?

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