These are the provinces with the best – and worst – matric pass rates over the past 10 years

2019-05-07 21:14

The DA-governed Western Cape showed the smallest improvement in its matric pass rate over the past 10 years – though it started the decade in a good spot.

Meet the entrepreneur from Kokstad who’s lighting up SA tourism

2018-11-30 08:25

The 6th annual Lilizela Tourism Awards took place last Saturday and Siphokazi Thiam from Kokstad was recognised as the Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year.

Eastern Cape plans to build rural economy

2018-08-26 07:42

Province aims to revitalise small towns, reduce dependency on auto sector and set up industrial hubs.

100 school learners hospitalized and monitored after drinking contaminated water

2018-08-02 14:20

The learners had been complaining of stomach aches after drinking contaminated water.

You know you're from the Eastern Cape when...

2017-05-02 15:17

If you know all about Nanaga homemade roosterkoeks, Ox Braai, that night club we'll never forget and umgowisho, then you're probably from this gorgeous coastal province.

Four young men die during initiation

2014-06-13 12:50

The number of boys dying during initiations countrywide is alarming. Four have already died this year, one in the Eastern Cape and three in Mpumalanga.

Eastern Cape health care – call for drastic action

2013-10-15 14:31

The Eastern Cape Health Crisis Action Coalition will approach the premier to intervene in its call for drastic action to improve the province's health care system.

Thousands expected to die in Eastern Cape

2013-06-19 13:31

South Africans living with HIV and TB in the Eastern Cape are at great risk of developing resistance to their medications, and eventually dying.

New N2 highway fast-tracked

2011-01-16 10:39

Construction may start soon on a new road that will shorten the distance between East London and Durban.


These are the provinces with the best – and worst – job numbers over the past 10 years

2019-05-02 13:20

The DA-governed Western Cape saw an unemployment decline of 2.2%, but it wasn't the province which saw the sharpest decline.

South Africa sold 33% more lemons in Europe this year – and we can thank Argentina

2018-10-07 19:00

Lemon and Lime production is expected to increase by 6% this year.

A pair of legs for Sisi

2018-08-17 12:48

Two concerned firefighters went to great lengths to ensure a needy little girl got her prosthetic limbs.

Migration costs Eastern Cape R13bn

2018-07-15 06:10

We need to create greener pastures for our people here so they don’t want to leave.

Restaurant & Sushi Bar at Africanos Country Estate

2015-12-21 10:43

Upmarket sushi bar on the beautiful Africanos Estate.

SA beach named world's deadliest

2014-03-24 10:49

Port St Johns, a popular Eastern Cape tourist destination, has been named the world's deadliest beach.

The Dulce Continental Cafe at VJ's Guest House

2013-07-17 16:04

Vj's Guest house in Uitenhage has a beautiful place for you to enjoy a meal at their Dulce Continental Cafe

Polka Bakery

2013-02-20 12:42

A bakery, café and deli in the quaint Karoo town of Graaf-Reinet.

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