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Only 2 weeks of water left for holidays

The Great Kei municipality only has enough water for two more weeks. Hundreds of residents and holidaymakers will have a dry festive season if a solution is not found.

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It's not only Zuma. Now no corrupt official will ...

High court's ruling on state funding means all officials on trial for corruption will have to fund their own defences

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Nurse is just the ticket as bus passenger goes ...

When Unathi Nzintha went into labour on a Cape Town bus on Thursday night, she was lucky enough to be sitting next to a nurse.

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Fuel price to dip in January but exchange rate ...

Substantial further fuel price reductions are on the cards for January, but the exchange rate could put a damper on things. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA), which was commenting on unaudited mid-month fuel price data released by ...
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No time wasted in search for new Sars boss as ...

The process to appoint a new SA Revenue Service (Sars) commissioner will kick off this weekend, with the post set to be advertised.
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Trump knew hush-money payments were wrong: ex-lawyer Cohen

President Donald Trump knew it was wrong to order election-eve hush money paid to two women who claimed to have had ...

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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. 

Motoring

Historic electric Jaguar I-PACE racing series to launch this weekend

Jaguar will make motorsport history on Saturday with the first race of the I-PACE eTROPHY, the world’s first ...

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Calling all matrics: claim your fame and you could win R10,000

You’ve done the hard work – now it’s time to claim your matric fame

Lifestyle

Stay alive with these long-distance driving tips

As we head into the holiday season, when many people are driving long distances to spend time with friends and family, ...

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Homophobia in Switzerland could get you three years in jail

It is now a crime to be homophobic in Switzerland.

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Loot found in tent after burglars strike at UCT residence

Burglars alleged to be using a tent to store their loot were arrested after a scuffle with University of Cape Town ...

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Sadness and shock as Ndalo Media prepares to shut down

The company that produces popular Destiny and Elle magazines will be shutting its doors in 2019, and Mzansi is shocked.

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Cyril Ramaphosa defends decision to keep Bathabile Dlamini in cabinet

President Cyril Ramaphosa says his decision to keep minister in the presidency responsible for women Bathabile Dlamini ...

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Prominent DA man faces suspension after alleged assault on homeless man

The DA is in the process of suspending a member of the party who was arrested for allegedly assaulting a homeless man ...

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Elderly Western Cape farming couple shot dead in their bed

An elderly couple has been murdered on a Western Cape farm.

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It's (officially) summertime, and the traffic to the beach is building

Thousands of inland holiday-makers have started flocking to the KwaZulu-Natal coast, as the summer holidays officially ...

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Police hunt for robbers of East London store

Police have launched a manhunt for a gang of heavily-armed thugs who robbed a PEP store in Amalinda and fled with a ...

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Shiloh residents resist EFF land grab

The EFF is taking a beating over its attempted land grab in Whittlesea. The Shiloh community has resisted, saying ...

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Hefty sentence for murder accused

A 29-year-old man from Nqamakwe was this week sentenced to 18 years imprisonment for the murder of his girlfriend at ...

Land policy geared to a higher growth path

During the month of October 2018, a high-level ANC delegation engaged with AgriSA and African Farmers’ Association of South Africa (Afasa) in frank and robust ...

OPINION | Give a gift that would make a real difference

Christmas has many meanings but at its core is the idea of the gift. Growing up in a working class community that gift was always simple, practical and ...

OPINION | New MEC has housing backlog in his sights

It’s a windy Wednesday morning in East London as I make my way to the department of human settlements office in Chiselhurst, in the city centre.

City News

Patchy cleanup of strike rubbish annoys ...

Despite the end to the violent and expensive three-week Samwu strike last week Friday, some residents still face mounds ...

Electronic waste recycling grows in East ...

While getting the actual garbage collected from homes and suburbs has been uppermost in most Buffalo City Metro ...

Libraries closed for Christmas

Bookworms can cross “going to the library” off their holiday to-do list as Buffalo City Metro began to close the ...

Suspended official objects to BCM report

In a desperate move to clear his name, a former Buffalo City Metro senior official has instructed his lawyers to take ...

All BCM departments to help clean metro

Municipal workers from all departments will help their colleagues in the community services department clean up Buffalo ...

WATCH | Residents clean up East London ...

From glass bottles and polystyrene packaging to plastic cups and containers, over 50 people joined forces on Thursday ...

BCM offer R10,000 to striking workers

Buffalo City Metro has offered to pay R10,000 to more than 5,000 of its employees as compensation after failing to ...

WATCH | Citizens join in to clean up ...

Over 50 people joined forces on Thursday morning to clean up East London’s Eastern Beach, after weeks of rubbish piling ...

Strikers issue ultimatum on offer by BCM

Striking Buffalo City Metro workers have threatened to intensify their action on Friday should the metro bosses not ...

WATCH | Buffalo City Metro workers ...

Hundreds of Buffalo City Metro workers tried to break into the East London City Hall on Tuesday morning in a desperate ...

Know when the power’s going off

Confused residents of Buffalo City have found themselves caught between Eskom loadshedding and an erratic BCM power ...

WATCH | City filth: private firms accused ...

Buffalo City Metro has roped in private companies to clean its filthy streets, but some East London residents have been ...

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Lifestyle

Historic electric Jaguar I-PACE racing ...

Jaguar will make motorsport history on Saturday with the first race of the I-PACE eTROPHY, the world’s first ...

Stay alive with these long-distance ...

As we head into the holiday season, when many people are driving long distances to spend time with friends and family, ...

All set for ninth edition of M’sane ...

Thousands of music lovers will be flocking to the country’s second biggest township on December 27 for the ninth annual ...

Prototype Porsche "FastCharger" will give ...

The automaker Porsche has presented a prototype charging station in Germany with an output of up to 450kW. It can be ...

WATCH | Lungisa Xhamela on writing love ...

Lungisa Xhamela has lifted the lid on his love life‚ inspirations and heartbreak‚ even sharing his gratitude that he ...

London Roots festival set to reach new ...

Eastern Cape music lovers can sweat off a few Christmas calories at the popular annual music festival, London Roots on ...

Business

Time for carmakers to look to local ...

Economic development MEC Oscar Mabuyane is on a mission to grow the automotive industry in the Eastern Cape by getting ...

ANC wants VBS mayors gone, but the ...

Mayors who were fired last week over illegally investing municipal money with VBS refuse to step down

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