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...

Leading African scholar speaks at EL Dialogues

Ngugi wa Thiong’o, the renowned African thinker, East African scholar and award-winning author, will today grace our shores when he speaks at the Daily...

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...
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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...

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. " />...

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 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...

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...
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VIDEO: Holomisa warns protests may lead to a revolt

United Democratic Movement (UDM) leader Bantu Holomisa has warned the state to avoid dismissing the implications of the current service delivery protests sweeping across...
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WATCH: Rural Development MEC Mlibo Qoboshiyane discusses his policy speech with...

The MEC of Rural Development and Agrarian Reform in the Eastern Cape is sitting down the Daily Dispatch Editor Sbu Ngalwa. https://youtu.be/QNwznnoNhJk

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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: 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...
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VIDEO: Frustration fuels protest and violence

Xenophobic attacks and the call to remove colonial statues signify frustration linked to economic exclusion, speakers at the 100th University of Fort Hare (UFH)-Daily...

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...

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: 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...

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...

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...

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 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...
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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...

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...
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Does SA need electoral reform?

Brigalia Bam, Bantu Holomisa, Nompumelelo Runji and William Gumede were in conversation as to weather South Africa is in need of electoral reform.