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Grieving families re-traumatised at EC mortuaries

A heat wave, switched-off fridges and staff shortages have been blamed for re-traumatising already grieving families.

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Social development staff on NPO payrolls

The department of social development will be investigating cases of internal fraud after a preliminary report into non-profit organisations funded by ...

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Referendum to be held in Xolobeni

Mineral resources minister Gwede Mantashe on Wednesday announced that government will “soon” commission a referendum to be conducted in Xolobeni in ...

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Armed robbery suspect shot dead by cops

Police shot and killed a man they had identified as one of two criminals who robbed the Maclear post office this week.
Sport

Leeds United unveil plaque in memory of South ...

Leeds United have unveiled a plaque in memory of South African winger Albert Johanneson‚ the first black African to play in a FA Cup final.
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Transport department has backlog of 300,000 driving licence cards

The department of transport has a backlog of 324,000 driving licence cards that are yet to be printed following delays ...

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Pupil denied education over hair

An eight-year-old girl is being kicked out of class every day for wearing her natural hair at the Kings College in ...

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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Half-naked Life St Dominic’s patient found wandering the streets

An East London woman has demanded that disciplinary measures be taken against staff at Life St Dominic’s Hospital for ...

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Man, three dogs on coast cleanup mission

Planning to travel over 2,700km along the South African coastline, Johannesburg-born Stefan Graunke and his three dogs ...

Opinion

OPINION | Missed opportunity for real transformation

South Africans had hardly recovered from a controversy around claims of beach racism in the posh Clifton suburb of Cape ...

Sport

‘Nomeva’ fight dispute takes twist

The contract row involving Xolisani “Nomeva” Ndongeni in the US took another twist after his US manager Luis Tapia ...

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Naka Drotske: 'I just decided to attack them'

Former Springbok hooker Naka Drotske didn’t take his own personal safety into account when he charged four armed ...

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More protests in 2018 than in any of previous 13 years ... and it could get worse

There were more protests in 2018 than any other year since 2005 – but analysts are worried that there could be another ...

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ELECTIONS | Are you registered to vote? Click to check

Do you know your voter registration status?  Click here for an easy, hassle-free way to check

Motoring

Grilled-up new BMW 7 Series facelift revealed

BMW loves the barbecue culture of South Carolina second home so much that it is now slapping beef burners on the front ...

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Two people arrested with explosives used in ATM bombings

A man and a woman will appear in court on Wednesday for possession of explosives, believed to be of the type used in ...

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SA legislation praised in global report on child sexual abuse

Children are threatened by sexual violence yet “this especially pernicious form of abuse is rarely discussed.”

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Was the right teacher suspended? The facts behind the finger-pointing

Schweizer-Reneke school race row descends into a war of words

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There is limited democracy in my party, my word is final, says Hlaudi Motsoeneng

If you were considering joining Hlaudi Motsoeneng's new political party be warned: there is limited democracy in the ...

OPINION | Missed opportunity for real transformation

South Africans had hardly recovered from a controversy around claims of beach racism in the posh Clifton suburb of Cape Town when, in the North West province, ...

OPINION | Schools are the place to eradicate divides

Could it be that social media is making headway where the government has consistently failed, especially in the last few decades?

ANALYSIS | The real meaning of the ANC manifesto

It is simply broad brushstrokes of what could be expected, and plays second fiddle to its factional troubles

City News

Blaze at ‘illegal’ tip sparks fury

Arson is believed to be behind two massive fires on the controversial and allegedly illegal municipal refuse tip in ...

"Illegal" BCM tip erupts into a blaze

The illegal BCM tip in Beacon Bay went up in flames on Monday. Flames leapt metres into the sky and a pall of grey and ...

Burning tip: threat to homes

Fish Eagle Crescent residents fear for their safety as a fire continues to smoulder at a municipal refuse site, a ...

Meter theft sees tons of water lost

Thousands of litres of municipal drinking water – enough to fill five swimming pools – flooded Selborne in East London ...

Living with trash stench intolerable

For two years, an illegal pile of trash outside an elderly Buffalo City Metro resident’s home has been so bad that it ...

Rubbish causes stink outside East London ...

Two weeks after the strike by Buffalo City Metro workers came to an end, the stench of large piles of uncollected ...

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 ...

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Grilled-up new BMW 7 Series facelift ...

BMW loves the barbecue culture of South Carolina second home so much that it is now slapping beef burners on the front ...

On the fast track: how to lose 10kg in 10 ...

Aussies find more evidence that intermittent fasting is a great way to lose weight quickly and boost health

Five public figures who don't hesitate to ...

These public figures often rely on Twitter's 'block' option for peace of mind.

Jacques Kallis lucky to marry as 'very ...

"Baby you light my fire" could become shorthand for cricketer Jacques Kallis and bride Charlene Engels, after their ...

Thirst for unity quenched

What started off as a simple tweet from former Dale College cricketer and King William’s Town-bred Qhama Xhali ended up ...

Business

Taxify takes off in BCM

In its first three months ride-hailing service Taxify has “exceeded expectations” in East London.

Timeline | Nkosana Makate‚ Vodacom and ...

Former Vodacom employee Nkosana Makate and the mobile network service have been in a court battle over the invention of ...

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