‘Arrest Zuma’- Mbuyiseni Ndlozi calls for Jacob Zuma’s head after ConCourt...

Former president Jacob Zuma must face arrest for defying the Constitutional Court by refusing to testify before the Zondo commission. This is the view of...

BCM libraries to get R29m in subsidies

The department of sport, recreation, arts and culture (Dsrac) has so far released a total of R29m in subsidies to local and metropolitan municipalities...

UIF TERS payments resume after 24-hour fraud control check

STAFF REPORTER The Unemployment Insurance Fund says it has resumed payments of the Covid-19 TERS benefits after a 24-hour delay, which it says was necessary...

Veterinarian boosts Chintsa commmunity

PRESIDENT Cyril Ramaphosa’s former  personal veterinarian on his wildlife far, Dr Terrence Thovhakale, 26,  is making great strides in his work at the Wild...

WSU students billed R34k for accommodation they never occupied

YOLISWA SOBUWA A group of Walter Sisulu University students from a campus in Butterworth, Eastern Cape, has accused the institution of charging them an annual...

Offering mental health support to mothers can help prevent child deaths

Targeted interventions can limit the number of children being killed, as well as their fall into gangsterism. So says Dr Chris Jones from the unit...

Typhoons blow North Korea’s economic plans further off course

After surveying the typhoon damage suffered by his impoverished country, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un told party loyalists they would have to rethink...

Call to share memories of EL flood

On this day 48 years ago, East Londoners had no clue they were soon to be hit by a massive flood which left 12...

Ramaphosa to address the nation next week on Covid-19 developments

President Cyril Ramaphosa is scheduled to address the nation next week about the government's response to Covid-19. Minister in the presidency Jackson Mthembu said on...

Man, 33, held after pregnant woman found dead on roadside near...

A 33-year-old man is scheduled to appear in court on Monday in connection with the murder of a pregnant woman next to the N2...

State help for Pondoland’s green fingers

By ASANDA MDITSHWA Cannabis has been produced as a cash crop in the Eastern Cape’s Pondoland villages for decades. It is the livelihood for many households...

‘We don’t need a PE or East London in SA’ –...

Cebelihle Bhengu Former ANC minister Derek Hanekom has defended the decision to rename Port Elizabeth Gqeberha and East London airport King Phalo international Airport amid...

Mthembu takes pageant title

The second annual Miss Berlin November took place on Saturday at Mdantsane City Mall with Walter Sisulu University (WSU) student Zizile Mthembu declared the...

Grand prize for EC’s golden-voiced teen

The golden-voiced Grade 11 pupil, 17, won the grand prize of the 2018 ABC Motsepe South Africa School Choir Eisteddfod (SASCE) National Championships in...

You’ll be able to return a 2-litre Coca-Cola bottle & get...

South Africans buying Coca-Cola beverages will now get a R9 deposit when they return the new PET (polyethylene terephthalate) plastic bottles. The company piloted...

Get on board print, sign expo

TAKE Advantage of Growth Opportunities at the Africa Print and Sign Africa East London Expo. The Africa Print and Sign Africa East London Expo, taking...

WATCH | Sardine frenzy hits KZN south coast – netting a...

Crates of sardines which were netted on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast beaches of Ramsgate and Margate on Monday are selling for between R1,000 and...

Art exhibit raises funds for girl pupils

Art lovers are in for a treat as the Hartspace Art Studio plays host to “Honey for the Soul” exhibition at the Ann Bryant...

Proud mom goes crowdfunding to send her son to private school

Miguel Tawanda Gwenzi might be only five years old, but he has big dreams. One day he wants to build a vehicle that can fly,...

Gwede Mantashe tests positive for Covid-19

Mineral resources and energy minister Gwede Mantashe has tested positive for Covid-19. His positive test was confirmed in a statement on behalf of cabinet on...

Blessings From Me To You turns two

The Blessings From Me To You Facebook group which has brought together strangers to assist their community, celebrated it’s second birthday on Saturday. The drive...

Xhosa community asks court to confirm they have no chief

The Amahlathi Cri­sis Com­mit­tee‚ rep­re­sent­ing eight vil­lages near King William’s Town‚ will ask the Bhisho High Court on Tuesday to set aside the deci­sion...

Bay hits six with ‘people’s cricket’

Describing it as a “people’s franchise”, Port Elizabeth’s new T20 Global League franchise owner Ajay Sethi unveiled his plan yesterday to galvanise fan support...

Police deployed to Nkandla as protest action grows in KZN

The police were deployed to Nkandla in KwaZulu-Natal on Friday morning. The deployment came after widespread protests in and around Durban following a viral message...

Lamola reveals UAE is not co-operating with SA request to return...

Justice minister Ronald Lamola has told parliament that the United Arab Emirates was not co-operating regarding the extradition of the Gupta brothers to SA. Lamola...

Level 3 looms — but not for everyone

  For many parts of SA, the national will gear down to level 3 at the end of May but high-risk areas may remain on...

Facebook to clamp down on anti-vaxxer content

Could Facebook finally be curbing its spread of false information on the danger of vaccinations? The anti-vaxxer movement has grown exponentially on Facebook‚ putting millions...

Joan Harrison pools shut after workers force out swimmers

After a brief protest held by staff at the Joan Harrison pools this morning, the pool has now been reopened to the public following...

Bruce out to conquer waves in Spain

EAST London’s own waveski  virtuoso,  extraordinaire, Bruce Viaene, is one of ten chosen to represent South Africa in Spain in the 2018 World Championships...

Eskom lied to SA about R1.6bn payments to Gupta-linked Trillian

BY STEPHAN HOFSTATTER State-run utility admits to fake claims of legitimacy Eskom has admitted that it lied when it defended making payments totalling R1.6-billion to Gupta-linked...

Iconic BCM memorials vandalised by thieves

The old brass plaque on the equestrian statue in front of the East London City Hall has disappeared. Photographs of the memorial that were posted...

NPO’s safe house dream

Helping Those in Need is a non-profit organisation based in East London that provides meals to families and individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. The organisation...

Two rhinos found dead and dehorned at game reserve in Limpopo

A manhunt has been launched after two rhinos were found dead and dehorned at a game reserve outside Lephalale in Limpopo at the weekend. Police...

SA outraged by murder of Eastern Cape Wits student in Dutywa

An Eastern Cape man tried to take his own life after allegedly killing Wits University student Asithandile “Kwasa” Zozo in Dutywa on Monday. The death...

Virtual festival kicks off in style

The best is yet to come. That was the feeling of some artists and organisers of the 2020 Virtual National Arts Festival (vNAF) following the...

Lindiwe Sisulu calls on police and army to protect land before...

Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has called on the army and police to enforce lockdown regulations by protecting land before it becomes a target for land...

High risk of load-shedding on Monday

Eskom said there is a risk of load shedding on Monday, but it would be implemented only if “absolutely necessary”. “This is a result of...

Private sector remains best placed to stimulate economic growth, Busa says

SA needs to build an economy that attains sustained growth of “beyond 5%” and is structured to be inclusive and equitable. This will require the...

GALLERY: Ubuntu Society holds cultural evening at Stirling

The Ubuntu Society held a very successful evening which includes dance, drama, music, fashion and food at Stirling High School on Wednesday Pictures: SUPPLIED.    

COMPETITION CLOSED – WIN – 1 of 2x sets of Double...

2021 marks the centenary of the legendary jazz composer, Alan Silinga. Silinga is the original composer of the nationally renowned jazz classic, Ntyilo Ntyilo, internationally...

Union calls on teachers‚ pupils to picket until Ramaphosa ‘listens’ and...

The Educators Union of SA (Eusa) has called on teachers and pupils to picket from Tuesday to pressure President Cyril Ramaphosa to close schools...

Why credit ratings matter and why they can’t be ignored

Standard and Poor’s has relegated South Africa to junk status, and Moody’s are likely to follow suit. Here is an explanation of what it...

Woman works with the youth in Duncan Village

IT WAS just two years ago when Laurette Mkati, 69, sold her home in the surburbs of Beacon Bay for a house in Msimango...

Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) goes into liquidation

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) is closing down. ASA chief executive Gail Schimmel broke the news after business rescue practitioners Eripio issued a liquidation notice...

No load-shedding planned for Tuesday: Eskom

Eskom says it does not plan to implement load-shedding on Tuesday as some of its generation units have returned to service. "Emergency reserves are at...

KZN’s missing PPE worth millions mysteriously reappears

Large quantities of personal protective equipment (PPE), initially reported missing while en route to schools in KwaZulu-Natal, have mysteriously reappeared. Kwazi Mthethwa, spokesperson for education...

Experimental HIV vaccine fails in testing

By TAMAR KAHN In a blow to global HIV vaccine research, scientists have halted a large SA trial testing an experimental shot, after a routine...

SA’s Catholic Church mourns loss of Archbishop Abel Gabuza to Covid-19

ZIMASA MATIWANE Covid-19 has claimed the life of the Catholic Church's archbishop coadjutor of the archdiocese of Durban, Abel Gabuza. Cardinal Wilfrid Napier, the Catholic Archbishop...

BRICS summit focus on youth entrepreneurship

THE Brics Summit kicked off on Thursday at the East London International Convention Centre, (ICC),  where delegates from various businesses and municipalities met for...