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Man gets 8 years for killing wife in chicken liver rage

2016-08-25 21:18

An Eastern Cape man was sentenced to eight years in prison for killing his wife in a rage over uncooked chicken livers, police said on Thursday.

Zuma slammed at Stofile funeral

2016-08-25 14:44

President Jacob Zuma has been heavily criticised at the funeral of the late Reverend Makhenkesi Stofile.

Qunu home is Winnie's customary right - court papers

2016-08-23 21:46

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s right to the late Nelson Mandela’s homestead is as not a common law right but a customary law right, according to court papers.

We'll take six of these wards - DA in Buffalo City

News24 spoke to Kevin Mileham from the DA in Buffalo City, who is confident they will win a number of influential wards in a metropole with a strong ANC allegiance. Watch.

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ELECTION WRAP: Voting begins in crunch local government elections countrywide

2016-08-03 08:13

Voting for the 2016 local government elections have smoothly begun at most stations where News24 reporters across the country were based from 07:00 on election day.

Royal House of Mandela announces death in family

2016-08-02 23:23

The Royal House of Mandela and the Mvezo Traditional Council have announced the death of Nyamelo Bennet, the son of Zwelithambile Napisili Mandela and Nosinala Mandela.

WATCH: Political minnows punch above their weight in Eastern Cape

The King Sabata Dalindyebo Municipality in the Eastern Cape is a stronghold of the United Democratic Movement, while the EFF are confident of securing councillors in many of the East London wards after Wednesday's election. Watch.

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Only our chief helps us, not the councillor - Bhisho resident

News24 spoke to Visili Village resident Lungelwa Ngcayishe about basic services in their rural Eastern Cape community and their relationship with the local ward councillor. Watch.

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'We wish government would give us a maths teacher'

2016-08-01 12:31

Rural Eastern Cape learners believe the government should pay attention to some of their concerns.

'We don't have competition' – ANC supporter

2016-07-31 13:06

ANC supporters in the Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality have started arriving at the Buffalo City Stadium for the party's Siyanqoba rally where premier Phumulo Masualle is to address the crowd.


ANC leaders must take personal responsibility for election losses - Ramaphosa

2016-08-25 17:45

ANC leaders have to take personal responsibility for the loss of key metros following the local government elections, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

King Dalindyebo to miss wife’s funeral

2016-08-25 08:10

AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo will not attend his wife Queen Nolitha Dalindyebo’s funeral this weekend, his family said.

Something inside me says sing, sing louder – petrol attendant steals the hearts of motorists

2016-08-16 08:30

An Eastern Cape petrol attendant has become a local celebrity by singing opera while filling up people's cars.

ELECTION WRAP: IEC positive despite some irregularities

2016-08-03 14:32

Despite reports of some voters being left out in the cold due to irregularities at voting stations around the country, the IEC has remained positive about the local government elections.

I have lost all hope that I will ever live in a house - Eastern Cape shack-dweller

2016-08-02 23:36

Duncan Village resident Ntombikayise Mvandaba says she has lost all hope of ever living in a house.

Election campaigning is a taxing exercise - UDM

2016-08-02 19:47

The UDM's election campaign has been taxing and requires many sacrifices, says its Eastern Cape provincial chairperson.

ANC rally disrupts school lessons

2016-08-01 21:15

Academic programmes of two township school adjacent from each other have been disrupted by an African National Congress election rally

'We don't need a councillor, we have our chief'

2016-08-01 15:02

Residents of Vilisi village in the Eastern Cape feel they can only depend on their local chief and not their councillor to get things done, one of them has told News24.

Mandela warned South Africans against DA – ANC

2016-07-31 14:01

President Nelson Mandela warned South Africans against the Democratic Alliance ANC leader in the Eastern Cape Mlibo Qoboshiyane has said ahead of the party's final rally at Buffalo City Stadium.

Zuma wants to bring back apartheid - Zille

2016-07-29 20:16

President Jacob Zuma is trying to bring back apartheid, former DA leader Helen Zille has told supporters in East London.

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