Politics

Bhisho to tackle soaring wage bill by freezing jobs

In an attempt to contain the Eastern Cape public sector wage bill, which accounts for more than 60% of the provincial budget, finance MEC Mlungisi Mvoko has announced a ...

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Economic recovery a key focus of budget, says MEC

Finance MEC Mlungisi Mvoko on Thursday delivered his second mini-budget speech this year, saying it would set the Eastern Cape on an upward ...

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Harder lockdown for Nelson Mandela Bay?

Nelson Mandela Bay residents could be in line for tougher measures to curb the surge in Covid-19 cases.

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Agriculture the one bright spot in bleak economic ...

A crippling economic meltdown caused by the Eastern Cape's long-standing structural challenges and sharply exacerbated by the national Covid lockdown is set to sink the province’s economy into a deep crisis, finance MEC Mlungisi Mvoko said on ...
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West Bank, where BCM neglect and residents’ ...

West Bank has every potential to be something special.  But, as with most things, for potential to be realised plenty of effort is required. And judging by the poor state of the roads and verges, not much of that is around at all. When you drive ...
Sport

Vallie helps Warriors to victory

The skipper top-scored with 55 (69 balls, 7 fours) in a chase of 218 at SuperSport Park as the visitors reached their ...

Sport

Covid-19 resurgence threatens Tete’s world title shot

Tete, who has not fought since surrendering the WBO bantamweight crown to Filipino John Riel Casimero in November 2019, ...

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Crazed axe killer chops mom, 5 small kids to death

Scattered on the floor of the shack where six members of the same family were hacked to death were photographs of all ...

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Crime-hit EL post office forced to close

The oldest post office in East London has been forced to close because of repeated theft and vandalism. Ward 19 ...

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A thousand pupils shivering in the cold as Covid exposes government neglect

A Ugie school blighted by prefab classrooms dating back to 1980 has been  closed by the Joe Gqabi district ...

Opinion

The two faces of Tito, each as sincere as the other

The finance minister is torn between common sense and ideological fecklessness. Let’s hope the former wins out

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Modise appoints retired justice Bess Nkabinde to chair panel for Public Protector inquiry

The announcement comes a day after the public protector launched an application for leave to appeal a judgment denying ...

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Focus on death rate when you feel complacent, grieving Eastern Cape fiancé who lost ...

A day before she succumbed to Covid-19 at her home, a financial adviser in Port Elizabeth selflessly pleaded on social ...

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Eastern Cape rape victim speaks out on violence against women

Rape victims are reluctant to report cases because they are re-victimised at police stations

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Irate Mthatha ratepayers want water service run by private company

The Mthatha Ratepayers and Residents Association wants a private company to take over the running of the city’s water ...

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