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16:12 (GMT+2) Mon, 11 Feb 2019
The police in the Eastern Cape have condemned the cowardly acts of arson at Bathurst near Port Alfred on Sunday night in which five homes and four vehicles were gutted.At least nine people were also treated at the local hospital after violent protest
15:36 (GMT+2) Mon, 11 Feb 2019
Three men have been arrested for the assault and robbery of a Swiss tourist at a local food outlet at Butterworth in the Eastern Cape.Police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha, says the 51-year-old man had booked into a local hotel last Thursday.H
15:22 (GMT+2) Mon, 11 Feb 2019
State-owned power utility Eskom say its escalated rolling blackouts for Monday to "Stage 4" from "Stage 2" due to continued pressure on the national grid.It says that since Monday morning, its unexpectedly lost six additional gene
11:12 (GMT+2) Mon, 11 Feb 2019
Humanitarian organisation Gift of The Givers is sending five truckloads of bottled water to the Makana Municipality to assist the region which is currently gripped by a dire water shortage.The main Settler's Dam outside Grahamstown is at a mere
10:05 (GMT+2) Mon, 11 Feb 2019
Vandals have caused extensive damage to the Gqeberha Clinic in Walmer Township, in Port Elizabeth.Health MEC, Helen Sauls-August, says computers were destroyed and plumbing removed.She also says fire extinguishers used to cause some of the damage whi
07:00 (GMT+2) Mon, 11 Feb 2019
Eastern Cape and other communities will be in Parliament this week where the portfolio committee on police will be evaluating the police's gang strategy.Committee chairperson, Francois Beukman, said the police's ability to deal with organis
14:36 (GMT+2) Sun, 10 Feb 2019
A man from Durban has died after falling out of a kayak while paddling on the Touws River in Wilderness during a corporate weekend.The name of the 44-year-old man has not yet been released.According to the NSRI, the incident happened on Saturday afte