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Bankrupt ADM pays manager R2.4m

Bankrupt Amathole district municipality pays its municipal manager Thandekile Mnyimba R2.4m a year – R500,000 more than what he should be earning for managing a grade six ...

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Pupils left stranded after court rules on schools

Over 800 children will have to find new schools to attend when the third term starts on July 9 after the Grahamstown high court on Tuesday ...

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Suspect kept murdered East London woman under bed

A factory worker who allegedly killed a Cambridge mother and kept her body under his bed was arrested at the weekend.

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Staff shortage at heart of Eastern Cape public ...

Health MEC Sindiswa Gomba has identified staff shortages as the crux of the problems faced by state hospitals in the Eastern Cape.
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Nelson Mandela Museum - The Icon's Journey

For enquiries: 047 501 9514 or 073 453 1251 Email: fumanekile@nelsonmandelamuseum.org.za (mailto:%20fumanekile@nelsonmandelamuseum.org.za) Acting Senior Manager: PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT UNIT www.nelsonmandelamuseum.org.za/ ...
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Senior NPA prosecutor in court for planning to murder his wife

A senior Durban NPA official has been arrested for conspiring to murder his wife.

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UJ graduate gets 15 years in jail for gruesome murder of flatmate with a hammer

A University of Johannesburg graduate has been slapped with a 15-year term of imprisonment for stabbing and bludgeoning ...

Sport

Chippa continue to beef up squad with the acquisition ex-Pirates star Masalesa

Chippa United continued to beef up their squad ahead of the coming season after the Eastern Cape side's acquisition ...

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'I have no purpose without her': Mother's emotional reaction to death of daughter Siam ...

With the murder trial scheduled for July now scrapped, Siam Lee's mom is left with nothing but her pain.

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WATCH | Newtown shooting: 'They made sure he was dead' - security guard

"Everything happened very quickly. It was like lightning. This guy is a big thing here, so it must be a hit."

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'My brother died a hero': Bheki Cele visits family of slain cop in gangland

Police minister Bheki Cele visited the home of a policeman who was gunned down while on duty in Cape Town, saying that ...

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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WATCH | Silent protest disrupts BCM council meeting

Disgruntled residents from Buffalo City Metro’s ward 10 staged a silent protest on Wednesday; disrupting a council ...

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WATCH | 300 families face forced removals from 'invaded' RDP homes in East London

Tensions are  at boiling point in the East Bank area following the removal of 300 families that illegally invaded ...

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WATCH | Court action to stop raw sewage going into Great Fish River

The national department of water and sanitation is taking legal action against an Eastern Cape municipality to stop it ...

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WATCH | Inmates have a 'cocaine party' in prison

A number of inmates have been moved to a maximum secure facility following the emergence of two videos from Durban's ...

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East London and Komani sex-for-jobs and RDP houses claims under investigation

The Commission for Gender Equality has confirmed that it is probing allegations of sex-for-jobs and ...

Politics

Use it or lose it? BCM must spend R700m in next 5 days

Buffalo City Metro has until the end of the week to spend more than R700m of its capital budget for service delivery ...

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No change in Butterworth patient backlog

Patients continue to suffer at Butterworth Hospital, where sleeping on floors and chairs remains the norm.

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Health MEC takes on state hospital CEOs

Health MEC Sindiswa Gomba summoned all chief executive officers of state hospitals in the Eastern Cape to an urgent ...

OPINION | A ‘funny old political world’ of inept leaders

One always has to hope, of course.One always has to believe that tomorrow will be better than today but, gosh, the global leadership stakes really don’t give ...

OPINION | Inadequate training sinking the country

Corroding our education system in democratic SA, from the already poor apartheid Bantu education, was always going to catch up with us. Now we are burdened ...

Festival is good for the entire province

Towards the end of next week the curtain will rise on South Africa’s National Arts Festival – a jewel in our country’s artistic crown and the pride of our ...

City News

Cameras fail to net crime

Different stories are being told why none of Buffalo City Metro’s CCTV cameras recorded a hit-and-run crime in which ...

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 ...

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Zahara signs historic deal

East London afro-soul sensation Zahara has been named as the first ever musician in SA to sign a concert residency at ...

WATCH | SA group wows global audience ...

Mzansi keeps winning overseas, and we are so proud.

Joyous Celebration is heading to East ...

Popular South African gospel group Joyous Celebration has “heard the cries” of East London fans and will be returning ...

WATCH | Halala! Sho Madjozi bags a BET

The 'Huku' superstar made history as the first female South African artist to win a BET.

WATCH | Robert Marawa is living his best ...

His SuperSport days may be over, but his sportscasting is not. Right now he is in Egypt for Afcon

Battle of Egazini film for fest

A movie depicting one of the wars between AmaXhosa and white settlers made its Makhanda debut at the weekend.

Business

EL homegirl has Midas touch with ...

Some businesses seem to soar into the financial stratosphere. Natasha Hogg, co-owner of Sanook Cafe, Sanook Eatery ...

Berlyn’s acumen grows empire

The average person would be delighted to own a service station; two would be better, three a luxury and four an ...

Early birds score with bestsellers

Early bird subscribers to 2019’s Daily Dispatch Business Summit will get to take home the business insights of Vusi ...

Absa confirms divorce is on time and on ...

The separation from Barclays is on track to be capital and cash-flow neutral

Banning Huawei would cost EU telcos up to ...

Banning Huawei and fellow Chinese equipment maker ZTE from Europe's roll-out of 5G telecom networks would cost EU ...

Rand weaker as US-China trade war hog the ...

The local currency lost ground after the US adopted a softer tone towards Chinese tech giant Huawei, which supported ...

EL company secures global green light

East London company Tarps&Canvas (T&C) was recently awarded an all-clear certificate by Australia’s National ...

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