Kolbe’s troublesome ankle casts doubt over his availability for the Boks’...

Cheslin Kolbe’s troublesome ankle is casting an ominous shadow over his availability for Sunday’s Rugby World Cup quarterfinal against Wales in Yokohama. Kolbe first pulled...

Five years after Khayelitsha commission of inquiry into policing, and still...

Five years after the Khayelitsha commission of inquiry into policing released its findings and recommendations, the site where a police station was supposed to...

More than 6-million children starving in SA – Child Gauge report

More than 6-million children in South Africa live below the food poverty line with many families failing to provide the minimum nutrition needed to...

Mdantsane young rugby star on the ball

Promising Mdantsane rugby player Khanya Lali, 16, has been granted an opportunity to participate in at the U16 SA Rugby Grant Khomo Week as...

Drowning student saved in the surf by former lifeguard

A 22-year-old man swept out to sea by a rip current along the Garden Route was saved from drowning after being rescued by a...

Terry’s death ends an era

THE ART community of East London this week lost a gem, when the Ann Bryant Art Gallery’s Terence “Terry” Walter Flynn lost his battle...

Former SAPS officer who stole docket‚ pawned laptop is jailed for...

Five thousand rand. That’s the sum a warrant officer‚ subsequently dismissed from the force‚ demanded from a suspect charged with reckless and negligent driving in...

Google says new app is lighter on data

  Google Go‚ a new app that promises “a lighter‚ faster‚ way to search” has been launched to cater especially for Africans coming online with...

Marais aims higher after record innings

There aren’t enough superlatives to describe the irresistible form of Border star Marco Marais, who produced one of the greatest innings ever seen at...

Karters shine at Grand Prix track

Hot action at Border EP Champs THE Border EP Regional Karting Championship completed round two of their championship last Saturday at the East London Grand...

WATCH: Prospective Unisa students storm Durban campus

BY JEFF WICKS Prospective Unisa students stormed the Durban campus on Wednesday morning. http://youtu.be/A60s9V2bmq0 A group of about 100 students forced down a section of palisade fencing‚...

De Lille accuses DA of lying to the courts and to...

In hard-hitting court papers‚ Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has accused the Democratic Alliance of lying to South Africa and to the High...

Petrol price hits a record high

The price of petrol will push to a record high from midnight on Tuesday‚ with the Central Energy Fund (CEF) announcing that under-recovery in...

Electronic cigarettes are pricier than smokes, sold too close to campuses:...

Contrary to claims made by e-cigarette manufacturers, using e-cigarettes is more expensive than smoking cigarettes when comparing daily users of both products over a...

‘Economy bleeding R13bn a day due to lockdown’

By KGOTHATSO MADISA The country's struggling economy cannot be stretched any further and the government will have to consider gradual lifting of the lockdown. This is...

President Cyril Ramaphosa to address nation on Covid-19 third wave ‘soon’

Amanda Khoza President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation soon on how the country intends managing the imminent third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. “We can...

Set for New York stage

18-year-old Rakhir to attend IMTA convention Aspiring actor and model Rakhir Bharat,18, has been called back by international talent scouts such as Joey Hunter, Rhavynn...

Debt rises on home PE woman does not live in

Mirriam Dyantyi stays in a shack while battling to clear up RDP house confusion A Port Elizabeth woman is desperately searching for answers after she...

SASSA Grant Payment in October 2020:

OLDER PERSON’S GRANTS will be paid from 05 October 2020 DISABILITY GRANTS will be paid from 06 October 2020 This includes any grants linked to these...

Zozibini Tunzi crowned Miss SA 2019

Twenty-five-year-old Zozibini Tunzi was crowned as Miss South Africa 2019 on Friday in a glitzy ceremony at the Sun Arena in Pretoria. She took over the crown from...

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...

Buyel’ekhaya festival set to stage big SA names

  EL to host 11th annual music event Some of the hottest music acts in the country will entertain revellers at the 11th annual Buyel’ekhaya Pan...

Book to keep science alive

The Fishy Smiths book launch took place on the afternoon of Saturday October 13 in the Courtenay-Latimer Hall at the East London Museum. East London-born...

All Hlobo wants is a home

NOMZWAKHE Hlobo,73, has been crying out for a proper home for the past six years. Hlobo, who is physically challenged, has been living in a ...

Schools slowly returning to being ‘normal’

One of the first institutions to feel the impact of the national lockdown was schools, which closed in March last year and have been...

BREAKING | Buffalo City mayor in self-solation after councillor tests positive...

Buffalo City Metro (BCM) mayor Xola Pakati has gone into self-Isolation after  a councillor  tested positive for Covid-19. BCM spokesperson Samkelo Ngwenya said Pakati “was comforted...

‘Arrest them!’: Cele tells police to crack whip on those flouting...

Police minister Bheki Cele on Thursday said people found to be flouting Covid-19 safety protocols must be arrested. He was speaking to police while kicking...

Muso’s death strikes a sombre chord with fans

SWARTZ Brothers Band singer Tommy Swartz, 75, of East London, has passed away after a short illness in Johannesburg. Swartz Brothers Boereorkes (alternatively known as...

De La Hoya comes out of retirement

Capping an illustrious boxing career that included 10 titles in six weight divisions and an Olympic gold medal, retired boxer Oscar "Golden Boy" De...

Big haul take part

Event sees 93 fish caught and released THE Rock and Surf Super Pro League Border Blacktips recently held their fifth competition of the season at...

SAA survival in the balance

Business rescue practitioner claims canning of operations discussed, but government fighting to keep the national airline flying Government has given undertakings to return to SAA's...

Outcry over price of sanitiser for EC municipality

Chris Hani District Municipality (CHDM) has procured hand sanitisers for its staff at R175 per 500ml bottle, pricing some have criticised as excessive. The...

No bail for controversial Wardle

Fraud-accused legal analyst still intent on self-representation, despite court blow Well-known legal analyst and commentator Brenda Wardle remained adamant she would represent herself during her...

Exhibition unearths hidden talent

Intricate and colourful works adorn the walls of the Ann Bryant Art Gallery Coach House in East London, as part of the ongoing Mosaic...

Eastern Cape nurses refuse to treat Covid-19 patients without protective clothes

  Glen Grey Provincial Hospital nurses have refused to help coronavirus patients who were rushed from Cala to the hospital in Cacadu at the weekend. A...

READ IN FULL | Listen or face a jail term: Cele...

On Wednesday, police minister Bheki Cele explained how police would enforce the national 21-day lockdown. Among other things, he said no alcohol would be allowed...

Government to issue new spectrum temporarily for shutdown

By MUDIWA GAVAZA The government said on Wednesday that it will issue new frequency spectrum to the country’s telecom operators on a temporary basis to...

Dewar shines at the national hockey tourney

HOCKEY STAR: Selborne College pupil, Matt Dewar, was awarded the Colin Bartle Trophy as the Player of the Tournament at the South African Schools...

Domestic worker unions slam minimum wage increase

MARECIA DAMONS Originally published on GroundUp The minimum wage for domestic workers went up from R15.57 an hour to R19.09 an hour this week. But unions...

Treasury paints bleak picture of debt repayment amongst councils

By Khulekani Magubane National Treasury has painted a bleak picture of municipal finances and their long-term sustainability in its preliminary report on local government revenue and...

Tighter security for Eastern Cape prisons during festive period

The department of correctional services is tightening the locks to ensure no prisoners escape during the festive period. Deputy minister of correctional services Nkosi Phathekile...

Phenomenal response to Spar anti-plastic drive

By Barbara Hollands Selling 101 million plastic shopping bags last year made Spar Eastern Cape managing director Conrad Isaac feel like a drug dealer and spurred...

Boost for educare toddlers

A number of toddlers from Rosedale Play and Learn Educare in Amalinda enjoyed a fun-filled Mandela Day with McDonald's Amalinda on Mandela Day. School principal...

Land expropriation threatens stability‚ says Institute of Race Relations

The way the question of land expropriation without compensation was being handled threatened the country’s stability‚ the South African Institute of Race Relations (IRR)...

Tax increases to pay for Covid-19 vaccine under consideration — report

As the government’s efforts to secure supplies of Covid-19 vaccines find growing success, the Treasury is considering raising taxes as one of several possible...

Journalist and Mandela Rhodes Foundation director Shaun Johnson dies of sudden...

The Mandela Rhodes Foundation confirmed on Tuesday that its founding executive director, Shaun Athol Johnson, died on Monday. "Shaun died of natural causes in the...

Kidnappers contact father of missing Vaal schoolgirl Amy-Lee de Jager

Police call for public's help in tracking four men in white Fortuner The kidnappers of six-year-old schoolgirl Amy-Lee de Jager outside a Vanderbijlpark primary school...

‘Stricter precautions’ ahead of Easter weekend are being ‘finalised’, says Mkhize

Health minister Zweli Mkhize says discussions around “stricter precautions” ahead of the Easter long weekend are being finalised. Speaking to the SABC on Thursday, Mkhize said...

EC beading it up in Texas

Local crafters were given the opportunity to showcase show off their skills in the 360 Degrees Vanishing Project (360DVP) which took place in Houston,...

Roxy is looking for a fun loving home

FIVE-year-old Roxy, from the East London Pet Pals, is looking for a fun- loving home. Roxy was found on the road as a stray and...