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Four men burnt to death, two hanged in Eastern Cape villages

Six young men were brutally killed – four burnt alive and two others hanged –  in two neighbouring villages of  Cacadu (formerly Lady Frere) on Wednesday evening. A seventh ...

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Body of missing Butterworth boy found shoved into abandoned ...

A grandmother is haunted by the last moments she had with her 12-year-old grandson Muhle Matokazi whose body with multiple stab wounds was found ...

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Huge shark suspected of taking missing Chintsa surfer

Suspected shark tooth puncture marks in the bodyboard of missing Chintsa surfer Robert Walter Ernst Frauenstein, 38, are the only clue to his ...

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FARMERS UNDER SIEGE | Dispatch documentary ...

‘Farmers Under Siege’ highlights the murderous battle over livestock in the hills of the Eastern Cape.
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Eastern Cape dam levels continue to drop as dry weather persists

The lack of rain in the Eastern Cape has seen levels in reservoirs continue to decline this week as the drought ...

Sport

Coach Mkhafu fine tunes UFH's finishing ahead of round two

The Blues succumbed to a 36-20 loss to the Cape Peninsula University of Technology in their opening game of the FNB ...

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EC official to join committee to reform amateur boxing

Newly-appointed coaches committee member  Mofu of Ilitha near Qonce will represent the country at the event to be held ...

Local Heroes

‘Aunty Pam’ fills tummies of 150 children, other hungry locals

After two children arrived on her doorstep asking for bread in March 2020, Fynbos resident Pam Orie decided to use ...

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Judgment reserved in Rawlins Trust sequestration bid

Judgment was reserved in the East London high court on Tuesday in the application to confirm the sequestration of the ...

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Chippa United caretaker Siyabulela Gwambi: ‘There’s not that much pressure’

Chippa United’s caretaker-coach Siyabulela Gwambi says being the Eastern Cape team’s first “homeboy” to take charge of ...

Politics

Mantashe: ANC will never remove its own president at opposition's behest

Gwede Mantashe was put under the spotlight at the state capture commission on the ANC's continued defence of Zuma in ...

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Ramaphosa names Lt-Gen Rudzani Maphwanya as new SANDF chief

President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Lt-Gen Rudzani Maphwanya as the new chief of the South African National Defence ...

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WATCH LIVE | Ramaphosa announces new military appointments

President Cyril Ramaphosa in his capacity as Commander-in-Chief of the South African National Defence Force on ...

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WSU property damaged in violent student protests

WSU spokesperson Yonela Tukwayo confirmed the disruption of institutional operations and damage to university property ...

Politics

Zuma's first term was a success, says Gwede Mantashe

'With all the allegations against Jacob Zuma, he had two terms. As the secretary-general at the time, I regard the ...

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'We are not sleeping on the job': Zweli Mkhize reveals tough Covid-19 vaccine negotiations

Health minister Zweli Mkhize has laid bare the extent of challenges faced by the South African government during ...

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Bodyboarder missing from Chintsa coast, suspected shark bites found on board

The East London National Sea Rescue Institute and police have launched a search on the Chintsa coastline after a ...

As vaccines are tested for safety, maintain Covid safety protocols

For the second time, South Africa has been caught flat-footed in its attempts at vaccinating sufficient numbers of people to ensure herd immunity against ...

If you loved it the first time around, chase that feeling again

Whether you reread for comfort or any other reason, ‘there’s no friend as loyal as a book’

As long as jabs aren’t from the West, they’re fine for the EFF

The EFF thinks we should get vaccines from Russia and China because they are ‘of better efficacy’. Really?!

Business

How African economies can guard against ...

Innovative financial regulations, digital payment and ID infrastructure support and a focus on women are needed

Tenders and Vacancies

BID NOTICE PROVISION OF CLEANING SERVICES, HYGIENE SERVICES, AND THE SUPPLY OF CLEANING EQUIPMENT AND MATERIAL FOR ...

Rocketing JSE Alsi leaves offshore ...

Index has gained almost 80% since the plunge in March 2020, when lockdowns began worldwide

Lockdown forced small businesses to ...

The restrictions brought upon by the lockdown regulations forced many small business owners to rethink their business ...

GEPF self-service website and app is live

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Nelson Mandela Bay businesses battle on ...

Nelson Mandela Bay businesses caught between a new wave of load-shedding and a savage drought are battling on despite ...

Just Property — making waves in the ...

Being part of a dynamic company was the driving force for Gérard Smith when he decided to set up the first Just ...

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If you loved it the first time around, ...

Whether you reread for comfort or any other reason, ‘there’s no friend as loyal as a book’

Nelli Tembe’s former teachers share fond ...

Nelli Tembe's family and friends are battling to come to terms with her tragic death.

WATCH | Siya Kolisi dabbles in fashion ...

Siya Kolisi's limited clothing range with fashion brand Freedom Of Movement is set to drop at the end of the month.

Ford to offer hands-free driving in some ...

Ford said on Wednesday it will start putting its hands-free highway driving technology in some of its pickup truck and ...

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SPONSORED | WATCH LIVE | HiSense H50 Series launch event on March 24 at 4pm

The ultra-frugal Toyota Prius has been ...

Toyota SA announced on Wednesday that its fourth-generation Prius has received a raft of safety and technology ...

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Regeneron drug proves effective in ...

Regeneron is pursuing US approval for its Covid-19 monoclonal antibody cocktail as a preventive treatment after it ...

WATCH | Archaeologists unearth ‘ancient ...

Archaeologists said on Thursday they had uncovered a large ancient pharaonic city that had lain unseen for centuries ...

WATCH | US Army lieutenant files suit ...

A US Army lieutenant filed a lawsuit against two Virginia police officers in federal court over what court papers say ...

Police fire teargas at protesters after ...

Police fired teargas on Sunday to disperse angry protesters after an officer fatally shot a Black man about 10 miles ...

World food price index rises in March for ...

World food prices rose for a 10th consecutive month in March, hitting their highest level since June 2014, led by jumps ...

Mexican president Lopez Obrador and US VP ...

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and US Vice President Kamala Harris spoke by telephone on Wednesday to ...

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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

EC official to join committee to reform ...

Newly-appointed coaches committee member  Mofu of Ilitha near Qonce will represent the country at the event to be held ...

Joyi promoter confident title defence ...

Joyi who remains the lone world champion in the Eastern Cape is scheduled to defend his IBO mini-flyweight title ...

South African ref gets prestigious IBF gig

Internationally respected boxing referee Deon Dwarte has once again been recognised by the IBF to handle the junior ...

BSA vetoes call to allow top amateurs to ...

Boxing SA has turned down a request to allow amateur boxers who have won medals to turn professional this year. The ...

Sigqibo partners with top East London ...

The Duncan Village sharpshooter is scheduled to defend his WBO Intercontinental junior bantamweight title against ...

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