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Why Cosafa Cup gets a bad rap from SA football fans

The Cosafa Cup traditionally gets a bad rap from South African football fans‚ in part through naked arrogance and in part a lack of understanding of why the tournament exists ...

News

Four bogus cops arrested

Four suspects, three of whom are females, have been arrested in two separate incidents in the Johannesburg CBD for impersonating police officers.

News

Community kills three suspected robbers after attack on elderly ...

Three men accused of being house robbers were beaten to death in a mob justice attack in Ga-Wally village in Mokwakwaila, outside Tzaneen, on Sunday.

News

David Mabuza pleads for his name to be cleared

Ahead of President Cyril Ramaphosa's unveiling of his new cabinet on Monday, ANC deputy president David Mabuza and party national chair Gwede Mantashe on Friday appeared before the ANC's integrity commission in a desperate attempt to clear their ...
News

Arms probe links Czech guns to Kruger rhino ...

A gunrunning network dubbed the Rhino Rifle Syndicate is behind a worldwide plot to equip Kruger National Park poachers with high-powered Czech-made rifles.
Entertainment

WATCH | Talent runs in DJ Arch Jnr's family

It looks like DJ Arch Jnr's lil sis could soon be taking over his spot.

News

Families in tears after BCM tears down homes of land invaders

Scores of East London families were left homeless on Friday when Buffalo City Metro executed a dramatic demolition ...

Politics

Bhisho’s new chief whip not taking duties lightly

Driving the message of the ANC in the Bhisho legislature and ensuring all members toe the party line is not a task ...

Politics

Oscar weighs options

The hunt is on for five “capable” women and one man to serve in Premier Oscar Mabuyane’s cabinet.

News

WATCH | Education ‘should connect Africans’ and rest of the Africa Day celebrations from ...

Eastern Cape premier Oscar Mabuyane has called for an education curriculum that connects all Africans throughout the ...

News

Big bogus cops hit poor

Heartless swindlers are preying on poor, uneducated families by pretending to be police officers who are prepared to ...

Multimedia

WATCH | Eastern Cape 5-day weather forecast

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

News

Death row man’s family helpless

The Eastern Cape family of a South African man on death row in Vietnam for drug smuggling are in a race against time to ...

News

Mafu has more reasons to smile

Lukhanyo Mafu, the former University of Fort Hare gardener turned graduate, will soon have even more reason to smile ...

Sport

Bulldogs up against it

A fired-up Border Bulldogs team are aiming to produce a drastically improved performance when they take on the Sharks ...

Sport

Lewis Hamilton snatches dramatic Monaco GP pole with record lap

The defending five-time champion and series leader clocked an unprecedented lap in 1min 10.166sec to end Bottas' run of ...

Sport

Sharks beat Lions to move 2nd in SA conference

Curwin Bosch was at the heart of an efficient Sharks performance that saw them record a rare South African derby double ...

Sport

TTM's win puts Maritzburg in big advantage to retain their PSL status

Maritzburg United are one point away from retaining their place in Premier Soccer League after Tshakhuma Tsha ...

News

Fikile Mbalula slams Bonang Matheba over inauguration champagne claims

ANC MP Fikile Mbalula has lashed out at celebrity Bonang Matheba for claiming that House of BNG would be the bubbly ...

OPINION | PIC equities head needs balancing act

The head of listed equities at the Public Investment Corp (PIC) has a nice problem on his hands. Next week he will make the final decision on whether to allow ...

OPINION | Pandor for DP – Cyril’s first choice – or NDZ?

The exit of David Mabuza from the parliamentary stage, whether permanent or not, has thrown open the contest for the deputy presidency.

OPINION | Retaining young talent must be a priority

When my son and his family decided to leave South Africa for a teaching assignment in New Zealand, I had mixed feelings.

Multimedia

Eastern Cape Public Works staffers paid tribute to outgoing MEC Pemmy Majodina

Grand sendoff for outgoing MEC Pemmy Majodina

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City News

R500k needed for repairs as hall ...

The vandalised NU10 community hall in Mdantsane will cost Buffalo City Metro (BCM) up to R500,000 in repairs after the ...

BCM has least murders but most sexual ...

Of all nine metros in South Africa, Buffalo City has shown the longest and most sustained decrease in its murder rate.

No respect for city’s cemeteries

East Londoners are too scared to visit city cemeteries to pay respect to their loved ones’ graves. That’s the shocking ...

Two more Bonza Bay beach knife muggings

Pristine Bonza Bay beach, one of East London’s mugging hot spots, claimed yet more victims this week when two women ...

Site of beauty falling into shoddy state

Buffalo Pass should be one of the shining lights of East London, but continues to be a site of some of the city’s most ...

Money-for-garbage a hit in EL

The first Eastern Cape-based Packa-Ching mobile buyback centre was launched at the Khaya Youth Community Development ...

DA in a froth as BCM shrugs off motion on ...

An animal rights motion criticising the East London zoo vanished from council on Wednesday in a move that angered DA ...

‘No swimming’ at Quenera due to sewage ...

East London residents, including the thousands of children who are enjoying school holidays, have been warned against ...

WATCH | Public toilets at beaches in ...

While scores of people are expected to flock to East London beaches during the school holidays, the appalling state of ...

Wildlife filmmaker Varty joins protest to ...

World-renowned South African conservationist and wildlife filmmaker John Varty is adding his voice – and those of his ...

Beach facilities fall apart

Just months after Buffalo City Municipality spruced up the city’s beaches for holidaymakers, complaints are circulating ...

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 ...

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Lifestyle

Hashtag’s ‘Cupid’ helps find love

A Twitter hashtag created by an Eastern Cape social media influencer playing Cupid has reached more than 18,000 South ...

Nhlanhla Nciza pens heart-wrenching note ...

Nhlanhla Nciza pens a heartfelt tribute to her late daughter.

WATCH | Talent runs in DJ Arch Jnr's ...

It looks like DJ Arch Jnr's lil sis could soon be taking over his spot.

WATCH | This guy's proposal at The Soil's ...

The Soil helped a man propose to his girlfriend.

Fikile Mbalula slams Bonang Matheba over ...

ANC MP Fikile Mbalula has lashed out at celebrity Bonang Matheba for claiming that House of BNG would be the bubbly ...

Connect to the world

Growing up with a fascination and appreciation for Native American Indian culture, Angela Rieger is using her spare ...

Business

WATCH | A woman taking selfies on a Sea ...

A 23-year-old Blue Downs woman is considering suing the police after being arrested while sitting on a bench in Sea ...

BREAKING NEWS: Old Mutual suspends CEO ...

The company has decided that ‘there has been a material breakdown in trust and confidence between him and the board’

Comair 'put measures in place' to avoid ...

Comair, which operates British Airways (BA) in SA and low-cost carrier Kulula, says it is putting measures in place to ...

Tiger Brands plans to fight against ...

The plaintiffs’ claims for damages are being made under the Consumer Protection Act, claims in delict, and claims for ...

Rand improves past R14/$ despite mounting ...

The local currency has firmed to its best level against the dollar in two-months, although a series of risk-events on ...

JSE summoned to PIC inquiry following ...

The commission wants answers as to why Sagarmatha Technologies was not listed in 2018

Jobs of white-collar workers under threat ...

The disruptive impact of the technological age has shifted focus from slashing jobs in the blue-collar, repetitive-job ...

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