Saturday, February 24, 2018

BREAKING | DA to remove Patricia de Lille as Cape Town...

By Dave Chambers Patricia de Lille was set to be ousted as mayor of Cape Town on Wednesday. The DA provincial leader‚ Bonginkosi Madikizela‚ said the party...

EC traditional leaders to boycott controversial movie, Inxeba

By LULAMILE FENI and SIKHO NTSHOBANE Eastern Cape traditional leaders and traditional activists are busy drumming up support for the boycott of the controversial movie,...

SABC appointments under scrutiny

BY BEKEZELA PHAKATHI It emerged earlier in January that the SABC was set to hire MTN group chief Chris Maroleng pending vetting by the State...

Rand poised to firm below R12/$ on favourable political developments

The rand was poised to break through R12 to the dollar at midday on Monday as optimism about local political developments continued to buoy...

Ex-teacher laughs quietly in court while his legal team defends him

By Barbara Hollands Rape and sexual assault-accused former teacher Neil le Roux laughed quietly while his legal counsel did their best to frame his alleged abuse...

Water Levels declining in EC

Due to a lack of rain in the region, most parts of the Eastern Cape are experiencing low dam levels as well as continuously...

Siam Lee’s final resting place

The body of Siam Lee lay smouldering in her final resting place‚ which was uncovered by a farmer and his grandson on a fishing...

Police question relative of Siam Lee after body found

Police on Friday questioned a relative of Siam Lee, whose badly burnt body was discovered in a sugarcane field in New Hanover, KwaZulu-Natal, at...

Few jobs for matrics

WHILE many matriculants are still in high spirits over obtaining their National Senior Certificates, Equal Education cautions against promoting a matric certificate as a...

FULL MOON SPRING TIDE – NATIONAL PUBLIC SAFETY ALERT

NSRI are urging extreme public caution and safety awareness around the coast from today and over this coming weekend and next week. The FULL MOON SPRING...

Man missing in river mouth

SEA RESCUE – East London – Wednesday, 27th December. Man missing in river mouth: Geoff McGregor, NSRI East London station commander, said: At 19h00, Wednesday, 27th...

‘A plot to rig ANC poll’ – Mthembu’s startling allegations

ANC chief whip accuses Dlamini-Zuma camp of making desperate attempts to buy votes BY NALEDI SHANGE ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu says there are desperate attempts...

Jordaan to put his hand up for re-election as Safa president

South African Football Association (Safa) president Danny Jordaan will stand for re-election when his term of office comes to an end in March next...

Durban cop removed from the Jacques Pauw probe

The investigating officer in the case against The President’s Keepers author Jacques Pauw and fellow investigative journalist Pieter-Louis Myburgh has been removed from the...

Bittersweet Great SA Bake Off victory for CT social worker

Cape Town social worker Bianca Breytenbach could not believe it when her name was called as winner of The Great South African Bake Off...

SABC staff to strike on Thursday

SABC staff are set to down tools on Thursday after wage talks broke down between unions and management. Union Bemawu informed members on Monday that...

Buyiswa top of class

EAST London domestic worker Buyiswa Seyisi was recently named Student of the year at the East London Boston City Campus and Business College graduation...

Whale warriors

BCM, museum quit trying to move whale carcass LAST week Friday, BCM marine services, as well as a team from the East London Museum and...

Kicking up a stink

Discharge permit, ‘flawed’ marine outfall a big concern AFTER years of illegally discharging raw sewage into the Hood Point, West Bank surf line, the Buffalo...

Taxi overturns with pupils

By Nonsindiso Qwabe Pupils travelling to Gonubie High School yesterday morning had a lucky escape, sustaining only minor injuries, when the taxi they were travelling in...

Five things to know about Flakka, the so-called ‘zombie drug’

BY KATHARINE CHILD Media headlines about a 'zombie drug' are making waves. TimesLIVE spoke to Shaun Shelly‚ founder of SA Drug Policy Week and a researcher...

Sales of President’s Keepers soar as possible court battles loom

By Naledi Shange As the author and publisher of an explosive book revealing South Africa’s “shadow mafia state” prepare for a showdown with government agencies The...

Animals will die as harmful plastic pellets hit SA’s beaches

BY SHELLEY SEID An ecological disaster and an environmental emergency” – that’s what conservation and environmental organisations are calling the millions of plastic pellets‚ known...

New record of whale strandings along coast

By Barbara Hollands While East Londoners have been enjoying a bumper season of whale sightings over the past few weeks, a fourth humpback whale in less...

Taxi owner’s new app hailed for its versatile features

By Mbali Tanana Finally a local taxi operator with a national footprint has a taxi-hire app up and running – ready to use, just a tap...

Crewman reported to be critically injured

SEA RESCUE – NSRI – STATION 7, East London.  Geoff McGregor, NSRI East London station commander, said: At 17h30, Wednesday, 18th October, NSRI were alerted by...

Shots fired at Cape Town Airport

By Petru Saal One person has been injured in a shooting at Cape Town International Airport in the early hours of Wednesday morning. “There was an incident...

Lions coach De Bruin surprised at how Western Province easily beat...

He was most pleased with his team’s latest win which resulted in qualification for the Currie Cup semi-finals‚ but Golden Lions coach Swys de...

Sunday Times: Minister Lynne Brown’s lover scores lucrative Eskom oil d

On the front page of the Sunday Times Tmg Digital Location: Johannesburg Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown’s longtime lover and a close associate scored lucrative oil tenders...

Reports of inflated contracts for chairs ‘misleading’‚ says Eskom

Eskom has rejected what it calls “the malicious and misleading” media reports that the company had “wildly-inflated contracts” for office and meeting room chairs. The...

How the storm caused havoc in Durban harbour

BY YASANTHA NAIDOO The storm that hit KwaZulu-Natal wreaked havoc in the Durban port on Tuesday with gale force winds blowing containers and cranes into...

More than 20 dead in Las Vegas shooting: police

BY AFP AND REUTERS At least 20 people were killed and more than 100 wounded when a gunman opened fire on a country music concert...

Former SA cricketer from EL jailed on 19 counts of rape...

BY TELFORD VICE Former Border fast bowler Dion Taljard has been jailed for 18 years after being convicted on 19 counts of rape.Taljard‚ 47‚ who...

Evolution boffins buzzing over bee discovery

By Dave Chambers Scientists have discovered why a South African bee species grew extraordinarily long legs. Research at Stellenbosch University has found that oil-collecting Rediviva bees‚ first...

SUPPORT NEEDED: Fires destroy over 30 farms between Lady Grey and...

A fire which broke out on Sunday at Five Oaks farm in the Lady Grey district has moved South East, crossing a number of roads...

Beauty queen has giving spirit

Mrs Africa finalist in charity drives BEAUTY with brains and a heart of gold Mrs Africa 2017 finalist, Yonela Jindela, shines both on and off...

STORM WATCH: LIVE

FOLLOW LIVE COMMENTS, COVERAGE AND NEWS Gale force winds of about 90km/h‚ 12 to 15-metre swells and 80mm of rain are expected to batter the...

Mbeki‚ Motlanthe‚ De Klerk launch dialogue on nation building

The National Foundations Dialogue Initiative (NFDI)‚ which consists of foundations established by eight of the country’s illustrious citizens‚ will host its inaugural dialogue session...

EXCLUSIVE: Zahara to get her own reality show

Musician Zahara is set to join the likes of Somizi‚ Dineo Ranaka‚ Bonang and Penny Penny in getting her own reality show. So‚ get...

7Bob to hit catwalk again

MDANTSANE-BORN fashion designer Phindile Makupula will be showcasing her designs at the East London Fashion Walk (ELFW) next month. The 7Bob Aggressive Clothing label owner...

Strong rip currents warning

FULL MOON SPRING TIDE - STRONG RIP CURRENTS SAFETY WARNING: This months Full Moon is on Thursday, 12th January.This means that the twice monthly Spring...

Where there is smoke, there is a fire Most BCM fire...

IT WILL cost Buffalo City Metro approximately R400 000 to repair a broken fire engine that was damaged by a BCM official when a...