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Enyobeni tavern tragedy inquest resumes

An inquest looking at the Enyobeni tragic event continues at Mdantsane Magistrates Court in the Eastern Cape. The inquest aims to establish if anyone can be held criminally liable, by commission or omission, for the tragic deaths of 21 p
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23 Jul 2024

Isuzu South Africa starts teasing 45th birthday celebratory D-Max

Its most recent model introduction having been that of the X-Rider in March, Isuzu South Africa has commenced teasing a new limited edition variant of the D-Max due out soon. Watch the teaser clip below Hinted by a series of cryp
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23 Jul 2024

MEC meets E Cape farmers affected by foot-and-mouth outbreak

Eastern Cape Agriculture MEC Nonceba Kontsiwe has met with farm owners, affected by the foot and mouth disease outbreak, in the Kouga Municipality in Humansdorp Since the outbreak earlier this year, 16 farms have tested positive - 14 in
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23 Jul 2024

Eastern Cape unemployment rate highest in SA, province enters technical recession

Eastern Cape has officially entered a technical recession. The provinces economy is in recession after contracting for the third consecutive quarter. A report released by the Eastern Cape Socio-Economic Consultative Council (ECSECC ) ear
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22 Jul 2024

Four killed in head-on collision in Gqebherha on Sunday

Four people have died in a head-on collision between a sedan and a bakkie on the R75 between Uitenhage Road and the Johnson Road junction in Gqeberha, Eastern Cape. Provincial Transport Department Spokesperson Unathi Binqose says a sedan
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22 Jul 2024

Police still searching for kidnapped prominent businessman Calvin Naidoo

The search for kidnapped Gqeberha businessman Calvin Naidoo is still ongoing. The 51-year-old was kidnapped outside his place of work on Friday morning (July 19) at around 6am. At the time, police said Naidoo was travelling on L
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22 Jul 2024

Death fraud claim: Woman ordered to pay a fine or go to jail

A 41-year-old Eastern Cape woman found guilty of defrauding Old Mutual has been ordered to pay a fine of R200,000 or spend just over a year behind bars. Lindeka Patricia Ntlokwinendaba was sentenced recently in the Mthatha Specialised Co
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22 Jul 2024

Police Minister pledges to address crime in Eastern Cape and W Cape

Police Minister Senzo Mchunu says addressing the scourge of crime in the Eastern and Western Cape province will be part of the key priorities his department will keep a close eye on. Mchunu concluded his two-day ministerial stakeholder engagement
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22 Jul 2024

Disabled people in Mthatha targeted for alleged protection fees

The extent of abuse against vulnerable groups in the name of compulsory protection fees in the Mthatha-West has reached a boiling point. People living with disabilities in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape have become the latest targets of alleged exto
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22 Jul 2024

Moses Mabhida community living in fear as GBV incidents surge

Gender-based violence (GBV) against women and children continues to terrorise the community of Nqweba formerly known as Kirkwood in the Eastern Cape. The elderly in the township of Moses Mabhida say they live in constant fear, following
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21 Jul 2024

14 die during Eastern Cape winter initiation season

A total of 14 initiates have died in the Eastern Cape during the winter initiation season. The winter initiation season concluded this weekend in the province. The latest initiate to die succumbed to injuries after his hut caugh
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21 Jul 2024