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VIDEO: Government ‘overlooks’ heritage

The South African government did not take issues of culture and heritage seriously and missed out on the economic benefits of heritage tourism. This was...

VIDEO: Is our heritage at risk?

It is time to face uncomfortable truths. Sonwabile Mancotywa, and ardent champion of heritage and author of Critical Conversations about Heritage,  and Mcebisi Ndletyana...

Book claims unity just ‘fragile truce’

Author of the recently published book Raising the Bar: Hope and Renewal in South Africa, Songezo Zibi, has cast doubt on the credibility of...

VIDEO: Can there be peace in Israel/Palestine?

Dr Saeb Erekat is the chief negotiator and Minister of State in Palestine. He will this week be presented with a Mkiva Humanitarian Award...

VIDEO: Race, Politics, Leadership

Since democracy South Africans have come to believe our troubles will all be solved by state bureaucracy. But what really ails us and how...

Dialogue: Transformation-how far are we?

Jailed on Robben Island at 19, Wiseman Nkuhlu finished his matric through correspondence and went on to become SA's first black charted accountant, influential...

VIDEO: Is Israel an apartheid state?

SA-Israeli journalist Benjamin Pogrund says it is wrong to call Israel an apartheid state. Palestinian scholar Dr Irene Calis says it is worse than...

Dialogues: Is Israel an apartheid state?

SA-Israeli journalist Benjamin Pogrund says it is wrong to call Israel an apartheid state. Palestinian scholar Dr Irene Calis says it is worse than...

ELECTION DEBATE

The USTREAM (broadcasting) site is down. Therefore effecting the live-streaming of the Election Debate, however the recording of the Dialogue will be available.    Follow the...

Measuring our democracy

The 4th Eastern Cape Annual Economic Symposium- opened by Premier Noxolo  Kiviet, chaired by Justice Malala and featuring Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan   and a line...

MK veterans share experiences

DISPATCH Dialogues was an emotional affair this week when former Umkhonto weSizwe underground operatives reminisced about the liberation struggle. The veterans turned out in their...

LIVE: Dispatch Dialogues

Many struggle stories remain untold and heroes remain unsung.  Mzwakhe Ndlela, MK veteren and author of For the Fallen- Honouring the Unsung Heroes and...

SA heading for mass revolt says professor

WEALTH accumulation among South Africa’s political and economic elites is spiralling out of control and pushing the country to the brink of a violent...

Dispatch Dialogues-Unlocking the revolution

After the Marikana massacre, it seems clear that a new social pact is needed. In South Africa's Suspended Revolution: Hopes and Prospects, Adam Habib...

Video: More problems than solutions at health Dialogue

Follow Link to view the broadcast:  http://www.ustream.tv/channel/daily-dispatch THE Eastern Cape health department resolved to open up lines of communication between its officials and employees during a...

NOW LIVE: Dispatch Dialogues

Bad leadership, denial, political wrangling, crime and poor management are just some of the reasons for the Eastern Cape's health troubles.   Dr Thobile Mbengashe,...

Dispatch Dialogues: EC health crisis-can it be fixed?

The department of health, doctors nurses and Eastern Cape Health Crisis Action Coalition representatives will be talking to Umhlobo Wenene's Putco Mafani about about...

Thumbs up for Dispatch Dialogues

INFORMATIVE, insightful and an eye-opener was how a cross-section of the audience described the latest Daily Dispatch Dialogues hosted in conjunction with the University...

Pikoli tells audience he did what he had to do

TACKLING ANC stalwarts Jackie Selebi and Jacob Zuma was just part of the job, said former National Prosecuting Authority head Vusi Pikoli this week. He...

VIDEO AVAILABLE: Dispatch Dialouges

Vusi Pikoli, the man who pursued charges against President Jacob Zuma and Jackie Selebi, will review the state of the ANC, the country's criminal...

Holomisa warns Zuma on ‘ethnic war’ fears

PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma’s biggest error was wanting to turn a national government into a regional government and creating clusters, “many of them from a...

Video Available: Dispatch Dialogues – Lessons from Mandela

To view the livestream broadcast vist: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/daily-dispatch What is the message from Nelson Mandela's remarkable life, what are the personal characteristics that made him an...

Fierce debate over claim that ANC has ‘lost God’

TO SAY the ANC was part of a global anti-Christ movement and had “lost God” was like saying the 11 million who voted the...

VIDEO AVAILABLE: Dispatch Dialogues

Former education MEC Mkhangeli Matomela recently caused a stir when he labelled the ANC as part of the "anti-Christ" and no longer belonging to...
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Leon urges government and DA to be ‘civilised’

FORMER Democratic Alliance parliamentary leader Tony Leon has called for disagreements and engagements between the ruling ANC and his former party to be more...
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Thuli seeks fairness for all citizens

PUBLIC protector advocate Thuli Madonsela’s reputation for hard hitting, no-nonsense investigations into state corruption and maladministration is earning her fanatical support. She is determined to...
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Dispatch Dialogues – The Mbeki Controversies

The Daily Dispatch's 51st dialogue about "The Mbeki Controversies" with Frank Chikane and Mondli Makhanya. Following a full-house turnout last year Frank Chikane was back to talk...

Cry freedom – with votes

HLUMELO Biko urged South Africans to use their voices – and votes – to challenge the power of the ANC. Biko, the son of murdered...

Corruption is biggest threat to success of NDP

CORRUPTION was a spanner in the works of state machinery and the biggest threat to the implementation of the National Development Plan (NDP). This was...