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Onion and tomato prices up 110% in five years!

South African consumers are paying R2,279 more for food than they did in 2019. An average food basket cost R3,051 five years ago. The same basket costs R5,330 now. The price of onions, tomatoes, apples and samp skyrocketed by between 110 and 190 per cent. Mervyn Abrahams, who is a…
11 Jun 1AM 6 min

Locals living in cars after Tornado; looting taking place

It has been a week since a tornado tore through Tongaat and parts of the north coast, forcing many to take shelter after their homes were damaged. At least eleven people were killed during severe storms that hit KZN, with seven deaths recorded in Tongaat. In the aftermath of the…
10 Jun 5AM 1 min

Tongaat tornado: injured woman's sister explains what happened

Families in tornado-hit Tongaat are still piecing back their lives in the wake on Monday afternoon’s devastating storm. Newswatch has been visiting affected areas. An emotional resident told Newswatch her sister and niece were hospitalised after their house crumbled around them.
6 Jun 9AM 1 min

Tornado in Tongaat: Local says they had to pull people to safety

Families in tornado-hit Tongaat - are still piecing back their lives - days after it was torn apart in the storm. Some houses were completely destroyed, schools and some homes - had roofs blown off and windows shattered. 11 lives were lost - in the storm - including a teacher…
6 Jun 9AM 1 min

Zuma casts vote in Nkandla

Former president Jacob Zuma, voted in Nkandla, arrived to loud cheers from a crowd of sup porters at Ntolwane Primary School.
29 May 8AM 1 min

From Township to Triumph: Samkelo Cele's Journey to Basketball Stardom

Durban basketball Rising Star Samkelo "Sam" Cele plans to continue making his mark in the Basketball Africa League after a successful debut season in 2023. He chats with ECR Sports' Faheedah Crouch about his journey to big heights ahead of his second season with the Cape Town Tigers in the…
8 Mar 3AM 5 min

LISTEN: Christmas toy frenzy

With Christmas right around the corner, toy stores are a hive of activity as parents race against time to get the perfect presents for their children.
20 Dec 2023 5AM 3 min

ECR Newswatch @ 11H00

A coal truck driver and two weighbridge clerks have been granted bail of R2 000 each after they were arrested for fraud and theft of coal targeting Eskom.
23 Sep 2023 6AM 3 min
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