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Official threatened me with old age home, says granny in leaking RDP house

2017-07-20 08:04

Elsie Dopholo, 75, of Unifound Location in Queenstown, says she has been threatened with being sent to an old age home if she does not shut up about her cracking and leaking RDP house.

Hawks boss demands apology from newspaper over 'sex scandal' article

2017-07-16 17:46

Acting Hawks head Lieutenant General Yolisa Matakata has demanded an apology from an Eastern Cape newspaper for publishing a story about a senior Hawks official involved in a so-called "sex scandal".

Lengthy sentence for Eastern Cape man who raped girl, 13

2017-07-12 10:23

Eastern Cape police believe that the 18-year sentence handed down to a 20-year-old man who raped a girl, 13, at Khothana Village, will serve as a deterrent to would-be offenders.

Petition launched after damning report on Eastern Cape schools

2017-07-07 06:16

There are schools in the Eastern Cape that still have no access to water, electricity or sanitation.

Procurement inquiry documents lost in Eastern Cape premier office fire

2017-06-30 20:44

Documents linked to an important inquiry have been lost in a blaze that broke out at the premises of the Office of the Eastern Cape Premier Phumulo Masualle.

'Government decided to limit our kids to get education' - Eastern Cape parent on school closures

2017-06-30 11:22

The implementation by the government of closing and merging schools in the province has had serious consequences for some learners who, without money for transport, can’t get to nearest school in rural Eastern Cape.

Two dead, 25 injured in Eastern Cape initiation school fire

2017-06-25 16:21

Two initiation school nurses have been hailed as heroes after helping save lives during a fire in which two teenagers died, the Eastern Cape health department says.

Eastern Cape woman’s 23 year struggle to correct her ID

2017-06-16 08:33

Nomboxo Kafile is 71 but still can’t receive her old-age grant due to the incorrect date of birth reflecting identity book.

Equal Education pickets outside Eastern Cape legislature over bad state of schools

2017-06-08 22:21

Members of Equal Education have held a picket outside the Eastern Cape legislature in Bhisho “to draw the attention” of government to the bad state of the schools in the province.

Bodies of 2 women found during hunt for girl's rapist

2017-06-01 14:02

The bodies of two women have been found near East London while a police dog unit was tracking a man who had just raped a schoolgirl.


Family hopeful for answers following teen son's disappearance

2017-07-18 11:38

Four years after 15-year-old Liyabona Makana disappeared from a Phakamisa initiation school, his parents have asked police to reopen their investigation to find their missing son.

East London paediatrician faces sexual assault charges

2017-07-14 16:16

Two women have laid charges against an East London paediatrician for allegedly sexually assaulting them at his workplace.

Neighbour saves crying newborn abandoned in backyard

2017-07-11 19:23

A newborn baby boy is in good health after being abandoned outside a home in Stutterheim at the weekend, Eastern Cape police say.

Taxi ploughs into end-of-exams party, killing 3 teens

2017-07-03 12:03

An Eastern Cape minibus taxi driver is on the run after allegedly driving into a large group of students, killing three teenagers and injuring four others, police say.

Blaze guts garage at Eastern Cape premier's office

2017-06-30 17:01

Members of staff have been evacuated from the premises that house the Office of the Eastern Cape premier after an unused garage caught alight.

No houses for residents relocated two years ago

2017-06-27 08:12

More than two years after 154 Eastern Cape families were moved to an open space to make way for a housing project for them, about 30 houses have been built and these are not finished.

Mozambican 'rhino poacher' disappears from police custody

2017-06-24 13:50

The chairperson of the Private Rhino Owners Association, Pelham Jones, has called for answers from government, after a seriously wounded prisoner disappeared from East London’s Frere Hospital without a trace.

Shepherd due in court for Eastern Cape schoolgirl's murder

2017-06-15 06:29

A shepherd will appear in the Butterworth Magistrate's Court on a charge of killing 19-year-old Eastern Cape school pupil Nandipha Mtuzula.

Bus overturns in Eastern Cape injuring 16

2017-06-03 22:21

16 people have been injured, one critically when the bus they were travelling in overturned in the Eastern Cape.

People relieve themselves in bushes in forgotten part of East London

2017-05-30 09:56

Since its formation in the 1980s, the informal settlement at Ikhwezi Block One near Mdantsane, East London, still has no electricity, proper roads, toilets or houses.

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