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Sassa applicants camped outside Mdantsane office

2020-05-27 14:51

A group of child support grant applicants, wrapped in large blankets and huddled together to keep warm, spend the night outside the South African Social Security Agency offices in Mdantsane, East London.

Eastern Cape mayor Khanyile Maneli loses wife, 58, to Covid-19

2020-05-24 08:29

Amathole District Municipality Mayor Khanyile Maneli's wife, Matilda Beauty Nontsapho Maneli, 58, has died of Covid-19.

Man arrested for allegedly poisoning 4 young boys in the Eastern Cape

2020-05-24 06:16

A 42-year-old Eastern Cape man has been arrested for murder and attempted murder after he allegedly poisoned four boys between the ages of three and eight in Magcakeni locality, Libode, according to police spokesperson Brigadier Tembinkosi Kinana.

Winter is coming: Possibility of snow across South Africa and Lesotho

2020-05-22 09:13

There is a very real possibility of fairly widespread snow across South Africa and Lesotho from Monday next week, according to SnowReportSA.

5 nurses suspended, Bhisho Hospital shut after nurse dies and 3 staff test positive for Covid-19

2020-05-20 23:33

Nine Eastern Cape healthcare workers, including five nurses, have been suspended for allegedly refusing to attend a Covid-19 patient as they apparently did not have personal protective equipment.

Dalindyebo paternity battle: Old method was effective, says Azenathi backer

2020-05-19 05:37

Acting AbaThembu king Azenathi Dalindyebo and King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo were 'positively' linked as father and son by an old method, where elders noticed similarities in the way they looked, laughed and talked, says a royal leader aligned to the acting king.

Tragic death of young surfer, who 'touched many lives in his 11 short years'

2020-05-17 21:21

Tributes continue pouring in for decorated junior surfer, Llewellyn Engelbrecht, 11.

Healthcare trains converted into mobile Covid-19 testing units for KZN, Eastern Cape

2020-05-14 12:51

Testing for Covid-19 in some under-serviced areas in the Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal receives a boost from two Transnet healthcare trains.

Lockdown | East London shack dwellers block streets over food vouchers

2020-05-13 16:28

Residents of Eluxolweni informal settlement near Mdantsane, East London, took to the streets for a fifth day on Tuesday in protest at the distribution of Covid-19 food vouchers in the area.

Covid-19: Correctional services records 15 new cases in prison system

2020-05-10 21:55

The Department of Correctional Services has recorded 15 new Covid-19 cases and the total in the prison system, which includes inmates and officials, is now up to 213.


Covid-19: Labour dept to have another look at Frere Hospital after forced closure

2020-05-24 15:17

The Department of Employment and Labour is expected to visit Frere Hospital in East London to do a follow-up inspection after the hospital was shut down amid concerns that its measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19 were inadequate.

3 more dead in EC after drinking home-brewed beer mixed with methylated spirits

2020-05-24 06:37

Eastern Cape health authorities and the police have called on members of the public to refrain from consuming home-brewed beer mixed with methylated spirits after three more people have died.

Covid-19: Another Eastern Cape police station closes after cop tests positive

2020-05-23 12:09

The Fort Beaufort police station in the Eastern Cape has been closed after one of its officers tested positive for Covid-19.

Eastern Cape woman, 60, and 3 children arrested for allegedly beating man to death

2020-05-21 08:22

A 60-year-old woman, her two sons aged 17 and 30, and her 25-year-old daughter have been arrested following the killing of a 65-year-old man in the Mngcibe locality in the Eastern Cape.

Sadtu, teachers in rural areas concerned about EC's readiness to reopen schools

2020-05-20 19:26

While the Department of Basic Education announced the return of Grade 7 and 12 pupils to class on 1 June, teachers and unions say they are worried about how this will affect rural schools in the Eastern Cape.

Missing Eastern Cape man's body found floating in river in Centane

2020-05-18 10:23

The body of an Eastern Cape man who had been missing has been found in a river in Centane.

Mercedes-Benz SA will manufacture PPE at its East London plant

2020-05-14 13:00

Mercedes-Benz South Africa announced it will be manufacturing personal protective equipment and as well as breathing aid devices at its East London plant to help fight the coronavirus in the Eastern Cape.

R13m vehicle finance fraud 'kingpin' remains behind bars following court appearance

2020-05-14 12:07

One of the so-called "kingpins" of a vehicle finance scam that allegedly defrauded banks to the tune of R13 million, has appeared in the East London Magistrate's Court.

Lockdown: 'I decided to return to the robots because of hunger'

2020-05-13 08:31

Piece workers fear hunger over lockdown rules.

Cops hunting two armed robbers who made off with cash, cellphones at Mthatha mall

2020-05-10 16:27

Eastern Cape police are searching for two armed balaclava-clad suspects who stormed BT Ngebs Mall in Mthatha to rob a clothing store on Sunday morning.

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