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Eastern Cape murder accused arrested

2014-12-20 22:01

A man accused of fatally stabbing another man was arrested in Ngqamakhwe near Butterworth, Eastern Cape police have said.

4 arrested for bank robbery

2014-12-20 14:23

A bank robbery in Lusikisiki has been revealed to be an apparent inside job, when two bank clerks, along with two other accomplices, were arrested for the crime, Eastern Cape police say.

Boy drowns at East London beach

2014-12-17 20:52

A boy has drowned and another has been rescued at Eastern Beach in East London, Eastern Cape police say.

Executors to oppose Winnie's Qunu bid

2014-12-15 16:47

The executors of former president Nelson Mandela's estate will oppose ANC MP Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's court bid to get his Qunu home, they say.

SARU steps in to help Border

2014-12-10 16:00

The South African Rugby Union has assumed control of the financial and administrative affairs of the Border Rugby Football Union.

3 held for Eastern Cape illegal circumcisions

2014-12-09 13:29

Three people have been arrested for allegedly performing unlawful circumcisions in the Mbizana municipality, the Eastern Cape co-operative governance and traditional affairs department says.

Jeffreys Bay search resumes for missing girl

2014-12-08 07:39

A search has resumed for a girl who went missing in a lagoon at the Seekoei River, in Jeffreys Bay, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Official alleges bullying in Mandela funeral case

2014-12-07 14:44

A Buffalo City, Eastern Cape, municipality official accused of fraud involving Nelson Mandela's memorial service alleges she was bullied into signing forms.

Mandela's legacy celebrated

2014-12-05 20:56

A year after his death, former president Nelson Mandela's legacy has been celebrated throughout the country.


In today's news headlines: Anni Hindocha’s family speaks about while defamatory comments made by Shrien Dewani’s brother are made public, tensions simmer in Mbizana, in the Eastern Cape, after police shot and killed two people and New Yorkers protest over a decision not to indict a police officer for choking a man to death. Watch.

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Qunu's week-long dry spell comes to an end

2014-12-03 21:09

Water in Qunu has been restored after the Eastern Cape town was without water for over a week when there was a breakdown of water services.

Trio appear over burning of OR Tambo statue

2014-12-02 21:20

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.

Warriors spinners sink Titans

2014-11-30 22:35

The Warriors spin trio squeezed the life out of the Titans and consigned them to the Ram Slam T20 Challenge wooden spoon.

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

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

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

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.


Dagga worth R80 000 seized

2014-12-20 14:24

A stash of dagga, with a street value of R80 000, has been found in a deserted shack at Skiet, an informal settlement in Butterworth, Eastern Cape Police say.

Santa let go after walloping ex father-in-law

2014-12-19 21:49

The Santa Claus at an East London mall was sacked after he allegedly smacked his former father-in-law, the Daily Dispatch online reports.

Man goes missing at Jeffreys Bay beach

2014-12-17 07:24

A 20-year-old man has gone missing after he allegedly disappeared while swimming at Main Beach, Jeffreys Bay in the Eastern Cape.

Man killed during shoot-out with cops

2014-12-10 21:56

A suspected member of a syndicate stealing car parts at a police station has been killed during a shoot-out in the Eastern Cape.

Mom, children die as ambulance overturns

2014-12-09 22:19

Three hospital patients were killed and four others were injured when their ambulance overturned on the N2 highway near Mthatha, the Eastern Cape health department says.

Graça owns whole world in Mozambique - Winnie

2014-12-09 08:17

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela believes that former president Nelson Mandela's widow Graça Machel should not inherit a property in Qunu because she owns "a whole world in Mozambique".

4 held for Eastern Cape murder

2014-12-07 14:44

Four people suspected of murdering a man were arrested in Ngqamakhwe, near Butterworth, Eastern Cape police have said.

Robbers killed during shoot-out with guards

2014-12-06 11:02

Two suspected robbers have been shot and killed by security guards in Ngqamakhwe, Eastern Cape.

Mandela museum far from completion

2014-12-04 19:25

As millions prepare to commemorate the anniversary of former president Nelson Mandela’s death, a museum meant to be in built in his honour in Mvezo is yet to be completed, according to reports.

Community reeling after cops kill looters

2014-12-03 22:15

A community in Mbizana in the Eastern Cape is furious after police shot and killed two people who were allegedly looting rice from an overturned truck.

Alleged looters shot dead by police

2014-12-03 12:33

Two alleged looters have been shot dead and 10 others were wounded in a clash with police in Bizana in the Eastern Cape.

Vulture feet judgment expected

2014-12-01 21:06

The Constitutional Court is expected to rule in an application to confirm the validity of a high court ruling that sections of an environmental decree pertaining to the former Transkei are constitutionally invalid.

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

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.

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