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BREAKING | Three drown, fourth man missing at Eastern Cape beach

Despite the ban imposed by the government under lockdown level 3, three men drowned at Lubanzi beach at Zithulele Administrative Area in Elliotdale on Saturday

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Delay in supplying province’s schools with PPE ‘an act of ...

"You cannot use a tablet if you’re dead. The department prioritised the tablets instead of resources to protect learners and educators."

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Face masks begin to litter Eastern Cape beaches

A study published in the Environmental Science and Technology journal last year suggested that the world is using as many 129 billion face masks ...

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Rape accused’s bail bid cut short by power outage

A security guard accused of raping a colleague will know whether he will be granted bail only later this month
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Student’s simplified study guide a boon for maths pupils

 A Centane-born man has published a study guide to simplify maths for high school pupils. Awonke Nqayiya, 25, of ...

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Rhodes lecturer Kevin Rafferty — the former soccer star — says ‘money talks’ in the sport ...

Former Moroka Swallows and Wits University FC defender Kevin Rafferty is now enjoying life as a senior lecturer at ...

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Bathurst businesses hit hard by lockdown and water shortages

The Covid-19 lockdown and drought have dealt a hefty blow to the popular hamlet of Bathurst, near Port Alfred, with ...

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EL cop's cash in transit murder accused appears in PSJ court

An alleged cash in transit robber linked to the alleged murder of East London police officer appeared in the Port St ...

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BCM offices thronged by furious ratepayers after astronomical power and water bills

Hundreds of irate residents queued at Buffalo City Metro offices on Thursday demanding to know why their power had been ...

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Teachers living in fear over Covid-19 second wave, survey finds

Teachers fear teaching during Covid-19's second wave and are sceptical of the government's ability to resolve ...

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Court sets St Andrews College expulsion aside — but rebukes schoolboy’s father

While judge Thembekile Malusi set aside the expulsion on a procedural technicality, he was sharply critical of the ...

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Two BCM councillors suspended over food voucher corruption claims

Two  Buffalo City Metro councillors have been suspended for questionable practices during the municipality’s R30m food ...

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AmaXhosa throne feud threatens AmaRharhabe quest for kingship

A feud in the AmaXhosa royal family over who should take over the throne is threatening to destabilise a AmaRharhabe ...

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Last two psychiatrists at Fort England resign

Fort England, the Eastern Cape’s premier psychiatric hospital and home to some of the country’s most dangerous state ...

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East London prison dismisses claims Covid-19 is rife among warders

Prison warders at the West Bank correctional centre in East London have accused prison authorities of hiding a ...

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Child among eight dead in Lady Grey crash

Eight passengers, including a child, have died in a head-on collision in Lady Grey. Two vehicles, a Kia sedan and a ...

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Dangerous Eastern Cape prisoner on the run after daring court escape

An awaiting-trial prisoner facing charges of robbery and possession of an illegal firearm and ammunition is on the ...

Painful lessons from Airbnb cancellation policies

Airbnb has been widely praised for refunding, in full, people whose bookings had to be cancelled because of Covid-related travel restrictions

Breast really is best

I recently saw a shocking but also intriguing image of an old portrait on Facebook.It was of a women with an infant on her hip, breastfeeding an old man ...

What is it that raises a wine from good to great?

What makes a five-star wine? Despite some critics arguing that Platter’s hands out its five-star ratings a little too liberally these days, opening a 5* wine ...

Business

Ford to recall 3 million vehicles for air ...

Ford Motor Co said on Thursday it will recall 3 million vehicles for air bag inflators that could rupture, at a cost of ...

WATCH: How SAB and Consol are coping with ...

Business Day TV talks to SAB vice-president of finance Richard Rivett-Carnac  and Consol Glass CEO Mike Arnold

WATCH: Covid-19 amplifies ESG role of ...

Michael Avery talks to a panel about day-to-day operational challenges and work-from-home stresses

New AIDC boss plans to get wheels rolling

New Automative Industry Development Centre (AIDC) Eastern Cape CEO Thabo Shenxane wants the industry to play a leading ...

In solving SA’s energy crisis, we have ...

While focus must be on fixing Eskom plants and restoring generation quickly, the reality is very little can be done ...

Steinhoff almost ready to settle with ...

Steinhoff, the global furniture manufacturer and retailer, has just a few more fights ahead of it before it can ...

Numsa to press on with strike at Macsteel

Operations at Macsteel Service Centres SA, one of South Africa’s leading suppliers of steel, almost ground to a halt ...

Lifestyle

IN THE GARDEN | Annual seedlings offer an ...

If your happy place is walking around a garden nursery — but at that time your pocket cannot quite satisfy your plant ...

DIY | Put your feet up on this easy peasy ...

I’ll be telling you how I made a wooden chest ottoman. Hopefully this will inspire you to make your own, your way

Bright idea to help girls through ...

Aiming to break the stigma surrounding menstruation and offer women a convenient way to pamper themselves, local ...

Retrenched chef finds her culinary niche ...

Zita has opened up her home to share the knowledge she acquired from the Institute of Culinary Art at Stellenbosch ...

WATCH | Ignition TV reviews the 2021 Mini ...

Join Ignition TV presenter Francisco Nwamba as he explores the great outdoors in the new Mini Countryman Cooper S

WATCH | Five reasons why the Renault ...

Join Ignition TV presenter Ernest Page as he gives you five reasons why the stylish and capable Renault Duster makes ...

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World

Trump administration had no Covid-19 ...

There was no distribution plan for the coronavirus vaccine set up by the Trump administration as the virus raged in its ...

UK detects 77 cases of South African ...

Britain has detected 77 cases of the SA variant of Covid-19, the health minister said on Sunday, also urging people to ...

China rescues first person from Shandong ...

A gold miner was rescued in northern China on Sunday morning and rushed to hospital for treatment, state broadcaster ...

Portugal identifies first case of SA ...

The first case of the SA coronavirus variant was identified in Portugal on Friday, health institute Ricardo Jorge told ...

UK couple holds off on Covid-19 treatment ...

British couple Elizabeth Kerr and Simon O'Brien had been planning to marry in June. Then Covid-19 struck

Bulgaria nuclear reactor shut after ...

The Kozloduy nuclear power plant in Bulgaria has shut down one of its two 1,000 megawatt units after a protection ...

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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

New BSA board ‘to look’ into legal battle ...

The longer the matter between Boxing SA and its former CEO Moffat Qithi drags on in the Labour Court, the more ...

KZN promoter faces the music for ...

Boxing SA is expected to throw the book at a KwaZulu-Natal promoter after her world title tournament was cancelled at ...

Fierce battle awaits Nontshinga world ...

A fierce battle is expected to flare up for the promotional rights of the IBF junior-flyweight title eliminator ...

Ex-world champ Komanisi takes Africa ...

Former world champion Lusanda Komanisi notched his second win of his come back trail when he brutally knocked out ...

Eastern Cape loses another boxing ...

With boxing fans still smarting over the disappointment of the cancellation of major show last Sunday scheduled to be ...

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