Eastern Cape

Makana dissolution: Govt considers appealing landmark judgment

2020-01-16 14:45

Citizen organisations have called on the government to accept and act on this week's judgment ordering that Makana's Council be dissolved and the municipality be put under administration.

Eastern Cape drought: Municipality imposes water rationing as dam levels drop

2020-01-02 14:02

The Chris Hani District Municipality has imposed water rationing as dam levels continue to drop in Queenstown in the Eastern Cape due to a lack of rain.

Parents mourn dead daughter, while man accused of beating her granted R300 bail

2019-12-16 12:12

An Eastern Cape family wants to know why a man accused of brutally assaulting their daughter, who would die a month later in hospital, was granted R300 bail, and why he was charged with assault instead of attempted murder.

Suspected rapist killed in mob justice attack in Eastern Cape

2019-12-14 08:33

Police have condemned the vigilante killing of a suspected rapist in the Eastern Cape.

Armed 'thugs' make off with EC health department vehicles

2019-11-23 14:01

Three vehicles have been stolen from the Eastern Cape department of health, during two incidents in two days.

Eastern Cape to declare drought a disaster

2019-10-23 18:53

The Eastern Cape cabinet has resolved to declare the drought a disaster and processes to gazette this are underway, Premier Lubabalo Oscar Mabuyane has said.

Matric pupil drowns in Orange River at pre-exam party

2019-10-19 21:31

A teenager drowned in the Orange River as a group of Matric pupils had a party ahead of the start of their final exams, Eastern Cape police said on Saturday.

Police probe assault charges as Grey High hostel 'whacking' practices unravel

2019-10-17 17:51

Seven Grade 12 pupils were hauled before a disciplinary hearing at the beginning of the month for meting out "whacks" to Grade 8 pupils at one of its boarding houses.

Searching for bombs in Strelitzia Dam: 19 mortars recovered so far but dam remains open

2019-10-15 22:41

The discovery came after four other bombs were found by local residents in the dam. They were easily visible because of low water levels.

Bombs discovered in Eastern Cape dam: Residents warned not to pick up unknown objects close to Strelizia Dam

2019-10-14 22:53

The Strelitzia Dam in Uitenhage is set to be closed following the discovery of three mortars in its waters.


WATCH | Man takes celebratory dip outside local store after drought stricken Eastern Cape town finally gets rain

2020-01-09 20:44

A man from Jansenville in the Eastern Cape has been caught on camera swimming in the street outside a local store, after a recent bout of much-needed rain.

Five years of thirst: Eastern Cape battles brutal drought

2019-12-16 09:50

Eastern Cape farmer Steve Bothma heaved a sigh of relief when the weatherman finally predicted rain.

Landisa: How I rebuilt my life in the Eastern Cape after I was diagnosed with HIV

2019-11-29 07:55

When people first saw me after finding out my status, their reactions broke me to a point that I did not even know that simple words could inflict so much pain. It even went as far as me being labelled a whore.

Eastern Cape cop kills himself after allegedly shooting girlfriend's sister

2019-11-23 13:01

After attempting to find his girlfriend, the officer committed suicide with his service weapon.

Man arrested for rape of 6 girls in Eastern Cape

2019-10-20 17:33

A 26-year-old man who has been wanted for allegedly raping six girls in the Eastern Cape, has finally been arrested, police have said.

Man, 57, found murdered in his home in Eastern Cape

2019-10-19 17:30

A murder investigation is underway after a Willowvale man was found dead in his home, Eastern Cape police said on Saturday.

Cops target illegal taverns and shebeens in the Eastern Cape

2019-10-16 18:15

Eastern Cape police are clamping down on illegal taverns and shebeens, saying liquor is one of the contributing factors in the commission of serious and violent crimes.

DA ordered to pay damages to former member for 2016 'toilet interview'

2019-10-15 17:57

The Eastern Cape High Court has ordered the DA to pay damages to a former party member who took the party to court after she was interviewed for a position in the bathrooms of a golf course, a report says.

7 men caught breaking into Eastern Cape post office

2019-10-11 20:56

The suspects, aged between 30 and 45, were arrested - five of them being Zimbabwean nationals.

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