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Mandela estate commits to cattle care

2014-11-26 16:54

Family of the late president Nelson Mandela have undertaken to ensure the welfare of cattle at his Qunu homestead in the Eastern Cape, the NSPCA says.

Smuts keeps Warriors alive

2014-11-21 22:16

The Warriors triumphed for only the second time this season when they beat the Knights in their Ram Slam T20 match.

OR Tambo statue case postponed

2014-11-19 19:46

Three people accused of burning a statue of ANC stalwart Oliver Tambo at a heritage site in Nkantolo village have appeared in the Bizana Magistrate's Court.

Police foil post office robbery after shootout

2014-11-17 18:56

A man has been killed and another wounded in a shootout with the police, who foiled a post office robbery in Npafufu, Eastern Cape police say.

CSA call for government support

2014-11-12 05:25

Cricket South Africa CEO Haroon Lorgat has called on government to support the development of cricket in South Africa.

Teen held over Eastern Cape murder

2014-11-08 16:06

A 16-year-old has been arrested for allegedly stabbing another boy of the same age to death in Komkhulu location, Ngqamakhwe, near King William's Town, Eastern Cape police say.

Brother stabbed in misunderstanding

2014-11-01 21:52

A man has been stabbed to death allegedly by his younger brother in Qolorha village near Centane.

3 appear for vandalising OR Tambo statue

2014-10-27 21:02

Three people have appeared in the Bizana Magistrate's Court in connection with the burning of ANC stalwart Oliver Tambo's statue at the heritage site in Nkantolo village.

Knights top Warriors

2014-10-24 22:37

Gerhardt Abrahams hit his maiden List A century to guide the Knights victory over the Warriors at Buffalo Park.

Winnie accuses Mandela of land fraud - report

2014-10-19 12:42
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ANC stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela claims her former husband Nelson Mandela may have committed land fraud when he registered a plot of land in Qunu, Eastern Cape, in his own name.

Eastern Cape cops appear for corruption

2014-10-14 20:04

Two police officers have appeared in the East London Magistrate's Court for corruption, the Hawks say.

Choose maths and science - Pandor

2014-10-11 20:51

Passing mathematics and physical science offer an opportunity to contribute to SA's technological development, says Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor.

Convicted killer sentenced to 20 years

2014-10-07 15:51

A man convicted of murdering his 24-year-old girlfriend has been sentenced in the Butterworth Magistrate's Court to 20 years behind bars.

Girl dies on night out celebrating 16th birthday

2014-09-30 10:45
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A 16-year-old Eastern Cape girl's birthday festivities ended in tragedy when she died from apparent drug-related complications, according to a report.

Man in court for raping girl, 15

2014-09-21 15:38

A 20-year-old man is expected to appear in an Eastern Cape court for allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl.

Deputy minister's house robbed again

2014-09-14 14:47

Deputy Water Minister Pamela Tshwete's house in the Eastern Cape has been burgled for a second time - despite a security assessment recommending a security upgrade.

Shooting at Eastern Cape High Court

2014-09-10 11:48

At least one person has been hit during a shooting at the Eastern Cape High Court in Mthatha, police say.

Ministers consider stock theft body

2014-09-05 20:03

The government is considering establishing a national body to look into the growing stock theft problem, a deputy minister says.

East London home affairs shambles caught on camera

2014-09-03 17:34

A reader who went to the home affairs offices in East London to query a pending spousal visa has expressed shock at the state of the offices and lack of security. Take a look.

DA to probe bucket toilet usage

2014-08-29 22:30

The DA says it will investigate the increase in the use of the bucket toilet system in the Eastern Cape.

Two held for rape in Eastern Cape

2014-08-25 10:03

Two men have been arrested for allegedly raping a 20-year-old woman in Dutywa at the weekend. The woman had been walking with her boyfriend when they were attacked.

Fatal head-on collision on N2

2014-08-22 07:40

Two people died and four others were injured when two vehicles collided head-on on the N2 outside of Grahamstown.

Minister receives Eastern Cape land claim

2014-08-15 07:30

Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti has received a land claim from more than 170 000 households dispossessed of their land in the former Ciskei and Transkei.

Winnie should have approached elders - AbaThembu

2014-08-08 23:17
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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela should have approached the elders in the AbaThembu before launching a claim on the estate of former president Nelson Mandela, the AbaThembu clan says.

 

Robber killed during shoot out with cops

2014-11-24 22:32

A suspected robber has been shot dead after a robbery at a Spar supermarket in Libode, outside Mthatha.

R1m set aside for officials'pictures

2014-11-20 14:16
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The Eastern Cape health department has set aside nearly R1m to have 1 520 framed photographs of Premier Phumulo Masualle and health MEC Pumza Dyantyi at all its health facilities.

Three arrested for armed robbery in Queenstown

2014-11-17 19:51

Three armed robbers have been arrested and one was killed, after trying to rob a shop in the Queenstown CBD, Eastern Cape police say.

Body of missing paddler found

2014-11-17 15:38

The National Sea Rescue Institute says the body has been found of a Johannesburg paddler who was missing off the Eastern Cape coast.

Eastern Cape ANCYL condemns chaos

2014-11-11 07:22

The newly elected Eastern Cape ANC Youth League provincial executive committee has condemned the chaos during its conference.

Gayle smashes Lions to victory

2014-11-08 08:53

Chris Gayle put on a fireworks display with the bat to power the Lions to victory over the Warriors in their clash at Buffalo Park.

Two held for stabbing man to death

2014-10-30 14:26

Two men have been arrested for allegedly stabbing and killing a man in the Eastern Cape.

3 arrested for OR Tambo statue vandalism

2014-10-25 20:02
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Three people have been arrested in connection with the burning of ANC stalwart Oliver Tambo's statue at the heritage site in Nkantolo village in Bizana.

Premier condemns burning of OR Tambo statue

2014-10-23 20:53

Eastern Cape Premier Phumulo Masualle has condemned the burning of ANC stalwart Oliver Tambo's statue at the heritage site in Nkantolo village in Bizana.

Moseneke has not received Winnie's court papers

2014-10-16 11:05

Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke has not yet received ANC veteran Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's court papers relating to her divorce from former president Nelson Mandela.

Winnie goes to court over Mandela's estate

2014-10-14 15:08
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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's lawyers have confirmed that they had filed papers in court challenging the estate of former president Nelson Mandela, seeking the rights to his home in Qunu.

Two held for Eastern Cape rape

2014-10-07 16:24

Two men have been arrested for allegedly raping a woman in Mqanduli, Eastern Cape.

Power failures cause East Cape water disruptions

2014-09-30 21:39

The flow of water in the Eastern Cape's Amathole district has been disrupted due to a power failure at a substation which powers the municipality's pump station.

SADTU court decision bittersweet

2014-09-24 10:56

The Eastern Cape High Court ruling in favour of the SA Democratic Teachers Union national executive committee against the union's Eastern Cape leadership is bittersweet, Sadtu says.

Pregnant woman falls out of moving ambulance

2014-09-18 13:30
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Two drivers have been suspended after a woman in labour fell out of their moving ambulance in Ntabankulu, near Mount Frere.

2 shot dead in dramatic court escape attempt

2014-09-10 12:32

Two prisoners have been shot dead while trying to escape from the Eastern Cape High Court in Mthatha and a correctional services official has been shot in the leg, the justice ministry says.

Man scams Eastern Cape schools

2014-09-10 08:39

A scam by a man who claims to distribute computers donated by the office of the Eastern Cape Premier Phumulo Masualle has hit schools in the province.

Woman, 73, shot dead in Eastern Cape

2014-09-05 11:32

A woman has been shot dead in Ngcobo, the Eastern Cape health department says. It is strongly suspected that the incident is witchcraft-related.

De Jager takes Wild Coast lead

2014-09-03 18:25

It was a blustery day at Wild Coast Sun Country Club, but Louis de Jager played sublime golf to kick off the Vodacom Origins of Golf.

SAHRC: Eastern Cape govt violated pupils' rights

2014-09-03 17:23

The rights of some Eastern Cape pupils were violated when the provincial education and transport departments failed to provide them with transport, the SA Human Rights Commission has found.

2 appear for Eastern Cape rape

2014-08-25 20:34

Two men accused of raping a woman in Dutywa, Eastern Cape, have appeared in the town's magistrate's court.

Gale force winds to batter east coast

2014-08-22 12:23

Gale force winds are expected to batter the east coast spreading from Cape St Francis to Kei Mouth, the Eastern Cape provincial government warned.

Fire, strong winds warning for Eastern Cape

2014-08-18 11:36

The Eastern Cape provincial government has warned residents in certain parts of the province of strong winds and veld fires.

Eastern Cape man held over drugs

2014-08-11 18:51

Eastern Cape police have arrested a 26-year-old man found in possession of drugs in Bhisho.

AbaThembu king's son may accede to throne

2014-08-08 08:53

AbaThembu king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo's 22-year-old son could succeed his father if the monarch is jailed over a 2009 culpable homicide conviction, according to a report.

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