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Lindiwe Sisulu welcomes Germany's decision to remove SA from Covid-19 'high-risk' list

Tourism minister Lindiwe Sisulu says Germany’s decision to remove SA from its list of Covid-19 "high-risk" countries will boost SA's tourism sector recovery.

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Candidate registrations can proceed, after Constitutional Court ...

The ConCourt has dismissed the DA’s application to declare the reopening of the candidate registration process by the Electoral Commission as ...

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Nigerian-born man cannot benefit from BEE Act, commission finds

A Nigerian-born naturalised South African man has been found to have misrepresented his company's Black Economic Empowerment credentials to benefit ...

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Only 14% of BCM daycare centres compliant with ...

Desperate parents continue to use the services of non-compliant daycare centres across Buffalo City Metro.
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Fake news about maize chips proving costly

Police are investigating the origins of a spate of social media posts claiming that a popular brand of chips has made ...

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Eastern Cape producer played part in Bantwini anthem ‘Osama’

One of the biggest songs in the country is the thumping house beat and dance anthem Osama by veteran musician Zakes ...

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CASH MANIA: Win a share of R100,000

Imagine if you would walk away with R50K! YES! R50 000. Ask us how! Simply enter the Daily Dispatch Cash Mania ...

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Health workers strike over unpaid salary increments

Angry and frustrated nurses downed tools and blocked traffic outside Frere Hospital, while similar scenes erupted at ...

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PODCAST | That Weekend Feeling with DispatchLIVE and Daron Mann

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‘Taxi boss knows who shot him’

Taxi leader Gabs Mtshala knows who shot him, his family have said.

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WATCH | Nine-year-old East London child’s Italian opera clip ignites social media

Gugulethu Ndzendze, a nine-year-old grade 3 pupil from Voorpos Primary in East London, touched the hearts of many when ...

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Popular East London trainer accused of slapping and spitting at woman

A case of common assault has been opened against popular East London fitness trainer Singwa Silinga, who allegedly ...

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FARMERS UNDER SIEGE | Dispatch documentary exposing EC stock theft horrors now live

‘Farmers Under Siege’ highlights the murderous battle over livestock in the hills of the Eastern Cape.

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BREAKING | East London taxi boss shot in Vincent airlifted to secret location for security

Gabs Mtshala, the Eastern Cape taxi boss who was shot just after a meeting with the transport department MEC Weziwe ...

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EL taxi boss gunned down metres from MEC's Vincent office​

In a brazen attack, a leading Eastern Cape taxi boss, Gabs Mtshala, was shot in the street metres from transport ...

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BCM launches campaign to vaccinate dogs after another child dies

Buffalo City Metro and vets from the department of rural development & agrarian reform are running a campaign to ...

LEAGLE EAGLE | What’s Up with POPIA and WhatsApp groups?

WhatsApp is a popular communication platform between people and the ability to form groups on WhatsApp has become a common occurrence across the world.

BEHIND THE NEWS | ‘No-one took our fears seriously’

There have been many columns and opinion pieces written about the assassination of Gauteng Department of Health whistle-blower Babita Deokaran and how she ...

Caught between unpopular Covid truths and winning local elections

Political parties will no doubt manipulate the pandemic’s impact to suit their own agendas

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Pint-sized Gugulethu Ndzendze, age 9, has a voice so pure and powerful it has moved many to tears.

Amalinda's opera angel

Pint-sized Gugulethu Ndzendze, age 9, has a voice so pure and powerful it has moved many to tears.

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Spur says recovery is steady as loyal ...

A strong second half has helped the group grow oA strong second half has helped the group grow overall revenue and ...

Four provinces where the average house ...

Property prices may be increasing across the country as buyers continue to make the most of the lowest interest rates ...

Emigration a red-flag for SA economy

The country has seen a sharp decline in the number of taxpayers earning R750,000 a year or more in the past two ...

PODCAST | What bitcoin’s plunge means for ...

Marius Reitz, GM for Africa at cryptocurrency exchange Luno, discusses the recent market crash

Shoprite bets on precision retailing to ...

Rewards programme of SA’s biggest grocer is ahead of its competitors and setting trends

MTN gets another 10 years to operate in ...

Nigerian authorities renew operating and spectrum licences for another decade

What you need to know when insuring your ...

SPONSORED | If a bakkie is primarily used for business purposes, it should be insured as such, says Ayabulela Xongo, ...

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LIVE UPDATES | Restaurants, hairdressers ...

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 ...

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New 2022 Toyota Tundra might help drive ...

Toyota on Sunday pulled the wraps off its all-new Tundra pickup. The exclusive preserve of the North American market, ...

WATCH | Ignition TV reviews the 2021 ...

Join Ignition TV presenter Ernest Page as he tests the newly facelifted Volkswagen Tiguan

The 2021 Hyundai Atos is now available as ...

Hyundai is now offering its popular little Atos hatchback with the option of a five-speed automated manual transmission ...

East London is the star of a new comedy ...

The iconic Windmill roadhouse, the East London Golf Course, the Gonubie Lagoon and even the Bhisho Legislature are the ...

Fire up the coals with recipes from South ...

In South Africa, it’s always a good time for a braai, but on Heritage Day (24 September), also dubbed, ...

Siba Mtongana shares her recipes for ...

If one could tip their hat to culinary expert and author Siba Mtongana, it would be for being a game-changer, ...

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Dickason children were ‘strangled’ in New ...

The daughters of a SA couple who relocated to New Zealand - found dead in their new home by their father - were ...

Boxer Manny Pacquiao nominated as ...

A faction of the Philippines' ruling political party on Sunday nominated boxing star Manny Pacquiao as the party's ...

New Zealand police make arrest in deaths ...

Police in New Zealand have arrested and charged a 40-year-old woman with murder in relation to the deaths of three ...

Russia’s Putin to remain in Covid-19 ...

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he would have to spend "a few days" in self-isolation after dozens of ...

Dutch to introduce ‘corona’ pass despite ...

The Netherlands will require proof of a Covid-19 vaccination or a recent negative coronavirus test for entry to bars, ...

South African mom a suspect in killing of ...

Their father, a doctor, arrived home to find his daughters dead, and was heard screaming and crying, saying “Is this ...

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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

Ex-amateur boxing star destined for ...

This after the 20-year-old recently signed a promotional contract with Tewo Promotions.

Row precedes Sabof boxing event

This comes as the war within the amateur structure intensifies following unity talks being initiated between Sabof and ...

Ngebiyana off hook for unauthorised ...

However, others after him will not be so lucky after Boxing SA tightened the screws regarding its clearance of fighting ...

Fuzile gets a shot at IBF junior ...

Fuzile was approached to replace Shavkat Rakhimov for the IBF junior lightweight title against Japanese Kenechi Ogawa ...

Fuzile given golden world title fight ...

A golden opportunity has been handed to Duncan Village’s boxing golden boy Azinga Fuzile after he was approved to ...