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FLOOD DEVASTATION: More than 30 dead after torrential rains ravage EC and KZN

Torrential downpours and flooding have led to the deaths of at least 33 people, mostly along the eastern seaboard – from Kwa-Zulu-Natal to the Eastern Cape.

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R1.2bn to tackle EC water shortages

Premier Phumulo Masualle’s provincial government has injected R1.2bn to help 10 drought-stricken areas deal with crippling water shortages.

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Outcry as BCM is set to up tariffs again

Disgruntled business owners have dubbed Buffalo City Metro an “expensive city to live and do business in” following recently adopted tariff increases ...

Politics

UFH students square up at polls

Thousands of University of Fort Hare students head to the polls on Thursday to elect a new student representative council.
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WATCH LIVE | Debate on role of cultural values

Do cultural values serve as a moral compass in a modern world?
Politics

Capitalist Party of SA wants every South African to have shares in SOEs

The Capitalist Party of SA (ZACP) has concocted a radical approach to fixing the country's embattled state-owned ...

Sport

Sundowns pip Chippa in thrilling encounter

Mamelodi Sundowns came from a goal down to beat Chippa United 3-2 at Loftus Versfeld on Tuesday afternoon and move ...

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Police withdraw theft charge against Solly Msimanga's brother

The police have withdrawn a criminal charge against Nkululeko Msimanga. He was allegedly caught on camera "stealing 100 ...

Politics

WATCH | 4 questions you never thought to ask about the SA elections

Are you registered to vote but unsure about the process?

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US making a mistake politicising oil - Iran oil minister

The United States has made a bad mistake by politicising oil and using it as a weapon, Iran's Oil Minister Bijan ...

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Cyclone Kenneth to hit Mozambique and Tanzania on Thursday

A tropical cyclone is expected to make landfall in Mozambique later this week, the South African Weather Service has ...

Politics

BEE a scam benefiting Luthuli House comrades and friends: Tony Leon

Former DA leader Tony Leon has lamented the BEE policy of the ANC government as "a scam" that only benefits those ...

Multimedia

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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SABC fires chief operating officer Chris Maroleng

The embattled SABC has terminated the contract of chief operating officer Chris Maroleni with immediate effect.

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Fort Hare students square up at polls

Thousands of University of Fort Hare students head to the polls on Thursday to elect a new student representative ...

Politics

Pravin Gordhan fires off legal demand for proof after public protector's 'untrue' ...

There is no basis in fact for Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's assertion that responses to her investigation into ...

Politics

'DA burnt bridges with the EFF' - Malema

EFF leader Julius Malema has changed his tune about rubbing shoulders with the DA in government after the elections.

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Changing lives with a song and a dance

An Nxharuni woman who began traditional singing and dance classes in Johannesburg as a way to entertain children as an ...

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Armed robbers hit Amalinda KFC

Three armed men made off with an undisclosed sum of money after robbing Amalinda KFC on Tuesday evening. Police ...

OPINION | All must play their part to save this country

South Africa has failed to capitalise on its strengths so far.

Hoёrskool Driehoek to unveil new walkway after tragedy

Hoёrskool Driehoek in Vanderbijpark will unveil its newly-built walkway on Tuesday.

#FeesMustFall elite rewarded but higher education is still not free

ANC, EFF show their bias in favour of historically 'white' universities

City News

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 ...

Smelly, illegal dumpsite makes life ...

King William’s Town resident Thobela James is at the end of his rope with illegal dumping occurring outside his ...

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Easter love for cancer patients

Children at Frere Hospital’s oncology ward put the fact that they battle various cancers to the back of their minds and ...

WATCH LIVE | Debate on role of cultural ...

Do cultural values serve as a moral compass in a modern world?

Steve Hofmeyr mocks Charlize Theron over ...

Charlize sparked debate recently when she revealed that her seven-year-old, whom fans assumed was a boy, identifies as ...

Bonang sparks romance rumours: Here’s ...

Talk about level up! Moghel's "man" is a dream

Education must bridge that gap to stay in ...

Chris Adendorff and Des Collier are working on the 2nd edition of their book, to be published early in June, on ...

Marked for a life: get a free tattoo to ...

A new campaign uses needles and ink to help people show they intend to make that lifesaving decision

Business

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 ...

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