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Dutywa robbery suspect shoots himself, 3 arrested

2016-10-17 07:55

A robbery suspect has killed himself and three others were arrested after police cornered them in a shop they were allegedly holding up in Vonqo location.

Reader pics: 'Potholes deep enough for pot plants!'

2016-10-06 11:53

'In one suburb with homes on the river front in Princess Alice drive, Nahoon, the potholes are deep enough for pot plants to be grown...' East London readers share their pothole pics.

The loo that needs no water

2016-10-02 06:02

A retired auditor and businessman has come up with an innovative idea to combat the challenges of drought and sanitation in rural areas by creating a toilet that cleans itself without using a single drop of water.

Fort Hare students torch building

2016-09-22 16:44

Protesting students have torched a building at the University of Fort Hare's Alice campus, Vice Chancellor Mvuyo Tom says.

Man, 20, sentenced for rape of young girls

2016-08-31 20:17

A 20-year-old man who lured two young girls to his home with the promise of R2 has been sentenced to an effective 15 years imprisonment.

Labour disputes delay construction of R164m Sarah Baartman Centre

2016-08-28 14:16

Construction of the R164m Sarah Baartman Remembrance Centre in Hankey, Eastern Cape has been delayed by labour disputes and is several months behind schedule.

Grandfather, grandson die in Eastern Cape shack fire

2016-08-28 09:00

A 63-year-old man and his grandson have died after a rondavel they were living caught alight in a village near Centane, Eastern Cape, police say.

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.


Suspect nabbed for murder of granny, 2 grandchildren

2016-10-13 21:01

A suspect has been arrested in King Williams Town in connection with the triple murder of an elderly woman and her two grandchildren who were beaten and burnt to death in their Willowvale home.

Medical waste dumped during Rhodes protests

2016-10-05 20:32

Rhodes University has condemned the dumping of medical waste during student protests against tertiary education fees.

Corruption won't be tolerated - ANC welcomes Faku fraud sentence

2016-09-29 12:20

The ANC has welcomed the sentencing of former Buffalo City mayor Zukisa Faku to three years' house arrest for fraud.

Man arrested for rape of woman, 86

2016-09-04 21:27

An 18-year-old man was arrested in connection with the rape of an 86-year-old woman in Qombolo village in Centane, Eastern Cape.

Patients wait in line from 05:00 at Lusikisiki Clinic

2016-08-31 15:38

Residents of Ngobozana in the Eastern Cape say they have to wake up at the crack of dawn every time they need medical attention, since there is no clinic near their village.

Man kills 2 after street parking row outside Butterworth tavern

2016-08-28 12:00

A 40-year-old man has handed himself over to police after he shot three men, killing two, apparently because one of the deceased men had parked in the middle of the road.

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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