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Stage 2 load-shedding to kick in from 9pm as three units...

Load-shedding will kick in from 9pm on Tuesday night, embattled power utility Eskom announced. The stage 2 rotational power failures will last until 5am on...

LISTEN | Leaked audio reveals how Jessie Duarte advised Jacob Zuma...

ANC deputy secretary-general Jessie Duarte told the party’s national officials she believes former president Jacob Zuma should not appear before deputy chief justice Raymond...

Jacob Zuma suffers another heavy court loss

Former president Jacob Zuma suffered another court blow when the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in Bloemfontein dismissed his appeal against a judgment which...

WATCH | Rescued Staffie saves Toy Pom from drowning in Boksburg...

It was a near-drowning incident with a happy ending for a family from Boksburg, east of Johannesburg, after their Staffie named Jessie saved their...

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SALGA tables formal proposal for the 2021 salary and wage negotiations

The South African Local Government Association (SALGA) has proposed a 2.8% salary increase for the 2021 Salary and Wage negotiations at the SA Local...

Local News

Blood drives in Port Alfred next week

The next blood drive in Port Alfred is scheduled for April 20 and 21 2021. Both blood drives will take place at the Girl...

SALGA tables formal proposal for the 2021 salary and wage negotiations

The South African Local Government Association (SALGA) has proposed a 2.8% salary increase for the 2021 Salary and Wage negotiations at the SA Local...

New house in Riversbend under spotlight after neighbour complains

A perennial problem at the municipality appears to be ensuring property owners conform to building regulations. The most notorious example was the late tax guru...

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Videos

WATCH | Correctional services slam ‘fake’ video of prisoners assaulting warder

The department of correctional services said it has identified the suspected creator of a “fake”...
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UPDATE: Car plunges into Kowie River killing driver

Updated with information from SAPS local spokesperson, Captain Mali Govender. At around 5.30am on Tuesday morning,...

WATCH | ‘The enemy is looking for a reason to kill us’: Braamfontein shutdown as #Witsprotest continues

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0H6VbZ3ciA] Wits students again took the streets of Braamfontein on Thursday, continuing their protest against...
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WATCH: Senzo Meyiwa: Six years of murder mystery

On March 5 2021, suspects in the murder case of soccer star Senzo Meyiwa are...
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Site of new RO plant next to Port Alfred sewerage works

The site of the new seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) plant next to the Port Alfred...

Sports

Surgeon, 80, swims into record books with Robben Island crossing

Cape Town heart surgeon Otto Thaning has, at 80, become the oldest person to swim the 7.5km from Robben Island to the mainland. Thaning braved...

School News

SALGA tables formal proposal for the 2021 salary and wage negotiations

The South African Local Government Association (SALGA) has proposed a 2.8% salary increase for the...

Alexandria High School receives a gift from the givers

Every pupil went back home carrying food parcels, study materials and school bags donated by...

Ndlambe Council notes

The latest meeting of the Ndlambe council took place virtually on MS Teams on Tuesday...

Neighbourly Notes

Features

New name for business re-launch

The printing business, known as Sunny Coast Printing, recently changed its name and re-launched the business under the new branding of Vinyl X-press. The...

Learn more about your garden with Josie’s Gardens

Jo-Anne Hilliar is a well-known South African landscape design consultant who is now, but due to Covid, working mainly internationally and operating under the...

Business