Neutral judge to adjudicate abaThembu acting kingship battle

2017-11-05 06:00

The battle over who is acting king of abaThembu played itself out at the Eastern Cape High Court, Grahamstown, this week.

ANC conference erupts

2017-10-01 06:00

Eastern Cape party indaba goes awry with all manner of disruptions and factional strife.

Eastern Cape ANC faces new hiccup

2017-09-10 00:00

The thrice-postponed Eastern Cape ANC conference may again be under threat after members of the province’s biggest region went to court to try to nullify the outcomes of a regional gathering.

Eastern Cape ANC ‘in referees’ optional time’

2017-08-27 05:58

Eastern Cape ANC provincial secretary Oscar Mabuyane says the party can no longer afford to postpone its long-overdue conference because the provincial executive committee is constitutionally beyond its term of office.

Eastern Cape leadership contest hots up

2017-02-12 06:01

The ANC’s Eastern Cape chairpersonship contest was set to be a two-horse race between Premier Phumulo Masualle and provincial secretary Oscar Mabuyane – until a third party emerged.

ANC list war imperils Nelson Mandela Bay win

2016-06-19 16:23

Provincial ANC leaders in the Eastern Cape are having to put out fires after disgruntled members in Nelson Mandela Bay declared war when told the party list submitted to the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) could not be changed.

R129m to help Eastern Cape farmers - premier

2016-02-19 19:05

More than R129m has been set aside to help farmers affected by the drought in the Eastern Cape, Premier Phumulo Masualle has announced.

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.

Trollip to apologise to Eastern Cape premier

2014-10-09 19:30

DA Eastern Cape leader Athol Trollip will apologise to provincial Premier Phumulo Masualle for implying he is a "liar and a cheat", the legislature says.

Families have role in keeping initiates safe - premier

2014-07-09 21:07

Families and communities have a role to play in keeping initiates safe, Eastern Cape Premier Phumulo Masualle says.


Ramaphosa apologises for 'festival of chairs' comment

2017-11-01 14:05

President Jacob Zuma and his deputy, Cyril Ramaphosa, have differed sharply on the handling of the ANC Eastern Cape conference during their visit to the province, ANC insiders say.

Outcry over 'ghosts and girlfriends' at ANC Eastern Cape conference

2017-09-30 14:33

Delegates at the ANC's Eastern Cape elective conference have cried foul over the registration process, with claims of unauthorised members being present at the event.

Premier ‘offends’ abaThembu faction in dispute

2017-08-27 05:58

AbaThembu traditional leaders are accusing the premier of the Eastern Cape of sowing division within their nation by siding with a faction in the royal family’s dispute over who should act as king following the incarceration of king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo.

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.

Investment floodgate for Coega

2016-09-04 07:36

Another major Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) deal associated with the automotive sector is in the pipeline.

Eastern Cape to pump extra R16.3m into tertiary education - premier

2016-02-19 19:55

The Eastern Cape government will increase its contribution to the tertiary education of disadvantaged youth by R16.3m this year, Premier Phumulo Masualle says.

Setbacks for traditional leaders

2015-08-27 19:31

The government’s attempts to reinforce the role and power of traditional leaders has been delivered two major setbacks this month.

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.

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.

Man appears over initiates' deaths

2014-07-09 18:37

The case of a man charged with murdering two initiates he circumcised has been postponed in the Libode Magistrate's Court.

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