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Eastern Cape teachers accused of beating pregnant matric pupil

Six teachers have been accused of taking turns to beat a matric pupil because she was pregnant.   The teachers from Nzululwazi High School in KwaBhaca allegedly used a ...

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BCM ward councillor accused of death threats

A man has been granted an interim protection order against  a ward councillor who allegedly threatened to kill him or cripple him. The interim ...

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25 years behind bars for young Eastern Cape serial rapist

A serial rapist who raped three women before he turned 19 has been sentenced to an effective 25 years imprisonment. In total, judge Judith Roberson ...

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Vincent Park bounces back

At least one popular shopping mall in East London is reporting a happy bounce-back of shoppers and turnover following the reduction to level 1 of the Covid-19 lockdown. An upbeat Joseph Parsley, who manages Vincent Park, said the mall’s turnover ...
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State officials drown in red tape over Cyril's early retirement call

Close to 200 civil servants in health facilities across the Eastern Cape  claim they are frustrated by  the failure of ...

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Students go hungry without stipends

More than 40 students of a business learnership programme have not been paid their monthly stipends of R2,000 since ...

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Zondo must step down as state capture commission chair: Zuma

Zuma's lawyer Eric Mabuza says there is 'special focus and targeting' of the former president.

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Truck driver hits head and dies in 'freak accident' after four-car collision

A truck driver has died in what paramedics described as a freak accident in Pinetown, west of Durban, on Monday night.

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Ipid probes former student leader's death 'as a result of police action'

The police watchdog has taken over the investigation into the death of former Durban University of Technology SRC ...

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Minister donates 4,000 face masks to two Eastern Cape schools

Speaking during a visit to the Chris Hani District on Monday, Ronald Lamola said the government would work with all ...

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Unisa students to step up protests

“We are going to intensify from a picket to a protest because they have not addressed our issues.”  This was said by ...

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ANC confirms arrest of former MEC for alleged rape of his own children

The ANC on Monday confirmed that a former Mpumalanga MEC had been arrested after allegations of rape

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Police trio implicated in fatal shooting of Nateniël Julies are denied bail

Three police officers implicated in the fatal shooting of teenager Nateniël Julies were denied bail by the Protea ...

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Mdantsane-born academic is Unisa’s new dean of students

Once a student leader, now a respected academic, Mdantsane-born Dr Olwethu Sipuka has been appointed dean of students ...

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Health MEC launches probe into ‘funny’ tender activities

Eastern Cape health MEC Sindiswa Gomba has instituted an internal investigation into how five companies were awarded ...

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Piles of Komani Hospital linen and clothes found dumped

Piles of dirty hospital linen and clothing has been found dumped near an informal settlement in Komani by residents who ...

Social media creates a real dilemma in Generation Z

The Netflix documentary The Social Dilemma lays bare the manipulation and monetisation of human behaviour, and it’s scary

What happened to ubuntu when civil servants fail to deliver on the basics?

Thousands of workers will take time off on Thursday to celebrate Heritage Day. They will join millions of  South Africans from all walks of life  to celebrate ...

Astonishing testimony at Zondo inquiry an indictment against ANC

There have been some memorable moments in the Zondo Commission of Inquiry.  All sorts of people have given evidence: A former president, current and past ...

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First company found guilty of excessive ...

An industrial clothing supplier has become the first company to be found guilty of excessive pricing under the 2019 ...

CAREERS | Ginger adds right spice to ...

“If there are two lessons from Ginger Love’s start that I can pass on to people wanting to launch a small company, the ...

East London law firm celebrates fourth ...

Justice is at the heart of Stirk Yazbek Attorneys By NICOLETTE SCROOBY STIRK Yazbek Attorneys Notaries & Conveyancers ...

Technical glitch keeps JSE closed on ...

The JSE failed to open on Wednesday morning after being closed on Monday for Christmas and Tuesday for Boxing ...

Entrepreneurs gather in EL to map their ...

The  “I am an entrepreneur” business summit was in East London for its fourth session over the weekend, connecting over ...

Minister wants SABC promotions probed 'in ...

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) should not be bogged down by investigating promotions‚ appointments and salary ...

BCM gets high marks in the financial ...

They may be in and out of court over business shenanigans and caught in the middle of bizarre council faction fights, ...

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The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Gauteng is 13,023, with 3,716 recoveries and 87 deaths.

22,000 Edcon employees get retrenchment ...

SA's biggest non-food retailer Edcon has served 22,000 of its employees with notices of retrenchments as it blames ...

E Guinea to expel Brazilian pastors over ...

Two Brazilian pastors face expulsion from Equatorial Guinea after the pair held unauthorised masses in contravention of ...

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Jaguar Land Rover to use plastic waste in ...

Jaguar Land Rover has announced that its future models will feature floor mats and trims made from Earth-friendly ...

VW launches new special edition Polo Vivo ...

Volkswagen SA on Monday launched its new special edition Polo Vivo Mswenko.

China's SVOLT to supply cobalt-free EV ...

Chinese electric vehicle (EV) battery maker SVOLT Energy Technology will supply a new, cobalt-free battery to car maker ...

New Ford Mustang Mach-E GT all set to ...

The new and all-electric Ford Mustang Mach-E GT made its European debut over the weekend at a special unveiling event ...

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Master KG wondered where Ntsiki's unsolicited suggestion came from.

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Global coronavirus deaths pass ‘agonizing ...

The global death toll from Covid-19 rose past 1 million on Tuesday, according to a Reuters tally, a bleak milestone in ...

Trump paid just R12,800 in federal income ...

President Donald Trump paid just $750 (R12,867) in federal income taxes in both 2016 and 2017, after years of reporting ...

Cowboys profiting from the Wild West of ...

The online retail boom has led to sellers using every trick in the book to get results, writes James Titcomb in San ...

‘Planet is dying’, India’s tiny climate ...

When eight-year-old Indian climate change activist Licypriya Kangujam is older, she wants to launch a solo mission to ...

US judge blocks ban on new TikTok ...

A US judge has temporarily blocked a Trump administration order that was set to bar Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google ...

California wine country wildfire forces ...

A wind-driven wildfire erupted on Sunday in the heart of northern California's Napa Valley wine country to spread ...

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Dispatch reporters scoop national award

Daily Dispatch journalists Bongani Fuzile and Sino Majangaza have been recognised for the work they did while ...

Cholera outbreak lurks in province’s ...

Parts of the Eastern Cape may be on the brink of a cholera outbreak as a result of local government’s abuse of the ...

WATCH | EXCLUSIVE: How the Eastern Cape’s ...

Eastern Cape rivers are becoming deadly sewers.A Daily Dispatch team investigated three vital rivers in the province ...

Outrage as foul leaks slowly kill Buffalo ...

A number of Buffalo City Metro’s rivers have been exposed to raw sewage and are contaminated – something that fills ...

Boxing Mecca

Boxing is back: BSA’s acting CEO Cindy ...

Boxing is back! That is how delighted Boxing SA’s acting CEO Cindy Nkomo reacted to the letter of approval from sport ...

Boxing SA has plans for Lejaka replacement

Boxing SA chair Peter Ngatane says a succession plan is in place to appoint new CEO after Tsholofelo Lejaka’s ...

Boxing SA has plans for Lejaka replacement

Boxing SA chairman Peter Ngatane has assured stakeholders that a succession plan is in place to appoint an acting CEO ...

Boxing SA without a CEO after Tsholofelo ...

Boxing SA is without a chief executive officer after Tsholofelo Lejaka's resignation on Monday

Boxing a family business for Malingas

Peter Malinga says his stoppage win over Geoff McCreesh in 1997 boosted his confidence as a fighter because the ...

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