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Passengers stranded as Mango Airlines suspends flights

Hundreds of Mango ticket holders were left stranded at Joburg’s OR Tambo and Cape Town international airports on Tuesday, a day after the airline confirmed it will go into ...

Politics

Zuma's arrest remains painful, says Malema

“We have no prisons in SA, we have correctional services. We correct you and reintegrate you back into society. How will we correct an 80-year-old ...

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Eligible for the R350 grant? You have to reapply from scratch

People who are eligible to receive the R350 Covid-19 social relief of distress grant are required to start the application process from scratch to ...

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YOUR COVID-19 QUESTIONS ANSWERED | How long does ...

It typically takes two weeks after vaccination for the body to build immunity against Covid-19.
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ANC Youth League dissolves Eastern Cape structures

The ANC Youth League national youth task team (NYTT) has decided to dissolve all provincial and regional structures ...

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Drive to improve service for Buffalo City's disabled pupils

There is an excessive need for skills development among pupils with disabilities in Buffalo City Metro, and there are ...

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Eastern Cape teachers urged to look beyond the cracks as third term gets underway

Teachers began the third academic term with mixed emotions, but most agreed it was time to knuckle down and get some ...

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Bhisho puts brakes on vaccine demand in 35-49 age group

Bhisho has adjusted its vaccination strategy after a surge by Eastern Cape residents aged 35-49 eager to get their ...

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Mdantsane residents unhappy with new prepaid meter boxes

Scores of fed-up Mdantsane residents spent the better part of Monday protesting at the entrance of Designer Lighting ...

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Eastern Cape man to challenge use of Springbok emblem in court

An Eastern Cape man is taking on the mighty SA Rugby Union’s continued use of the Springbok name and emblem, claiming ...

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East London court withholds identity of accused in murder trial of top cop

The tiny dreadlocked accused in the murder of former Umkhonto we Sizwe combatant and retired top policeman Brigadier ...

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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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Eastern Cape initiation death toll climbs with a further 6 days to the season

Thirteen initiates have died in the winter season — two more since last week — and there are still six days to ...

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BREAKING | G4S guard shot and wounded in East London cash-in-transit heist

A G4S security guard was shot and wounded by armed robbers during a cash-in-transit heist at Buffalo Street in East ...

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SA hits 70,000 Covid-19 deaths, with 243 fatalities recorded in 24 hours

SA hit another devastating Covid-19 milestone on Monday night, with more than 70,000 fatalities recorded since the ...

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ANC councillor charged with inciting public violence gets R5,000 bail

ANC West Rand councillor Clarence Tabane has been released on R5,000 bail after being accused of playing a role in ...

Fix department’s negligence instead of trying to stop payouts

The Eastern Cape health department is looking at ways to reduce the enormous number of medico-legal negligence claims it is facing. The need to do so is ...

Some folk seem to think the president needs my support

I would prefer his faction to prevail, but that outcome won’t be decided by how much love I tweet about him

Tiger Brands recalls millions of canned veggies after tin blaps

The move to pull Koo and Hugo’s canned vegetable products off the shelves could cost the company up to R650m

Business

Mango says it could return to ...

SAA has decided to place its ailing subsidiary in business rescue

MultiChoice and SABC at odds over pay-TV ...

Public broadcaster proposes limiting subscription services to no more than 25% of total TV ad revenue

Tencent investor Naspers plunges amid ...

The tech giant becomes the latest victim of Beijing’s antitrust blitz

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Mudiwa Gavaza is joined by Johann van Tonder to discuss the latest Consumer Financial Vulnerability Index

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Leak in vegetable canned products prompts ...

Tiger Brands announced on Monday that it has withdrawn 20-million of its canned vegetable products because of a leak in ...

BID NOTICE | PROVISION OF CLOUD-BASED ...

Eastern Cape CET College invites professional, competent and experienced service providers for the PROVISION OF A ...

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Ntsiki Mazwai says Julius Malema isn’t a ...

“Lockdown showed us that Malema is not a leader, just someone who talks loudly." the poet took aim at the EFF leader.

Zakes Bantwini wants to be minister of ...

The musician is gunning for a position in the SA government.

Fans rave after Cassper reveals exclusive ...

The star trended after Mzansi caught wind of the new groove hits!

WATCH | Somizi joins many who ain't ...

Somizi felt the team apparel lacked "cultural authenticity"

Fertility levels decline, but technology ...

It could be that the dystopian predictions movie directors have fed us for years may become a reality.

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Jeff Bezos offers Nasa $2bn in exchange ...

Fresh off his trip to space, billionaire businessman Jeff Bezos on Monday offered to cover up to $2bn in Nasa costs if ...

UK minister apologises for urging people ...

British health minister Sajid Javid apologised for and deleted a tweet urging people to take a Covid-19 vaccine and not ...

Protesters against Covid-19 restrictions ...

Anti-vaccination protesters and other demonstrators against Covid-19 restrictions in France clashed with the police in ...

Australia’s Lorna Jane activewear fined ...

Athleisure clothing chain Lorna Jane Pty Ltd was fined A$5 million ($3.7 million) by an Australian court on Friday ...

Disaster recovery in rain-lashed central ...

Disaster recovery in rain-battered Zhengzhou in central China moved up a gear on Friday as floodwaters that deluged the ...

Haiti president’s hometown prepares for ...

Protests by angry supporters of late Haitian President Jovenel Moise convulsed the slain leader's hometown for a second ...

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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 ...

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Sigqibo boxing split row deepens

Sigqibo, who commands top five rating by the WBO, left manager Lonky Witbooi and his father Spokes who, acted as his ...

Former SA boxing champ dies after battle ...

Former SA super-middleweight champion Andre Thysse‚ who was never knocked down in his 10 years as a professional boxer‚ ...

Mbenge in the frame for future WBC title ...

The WBC has rewarded Mbenge with the No 11 rating in the welterweight division. This comes after Mbenge reclaimed the ...

Mdantsane boxer tells of lucky escape ...

Just hours after landing in Johannesburg on Sunday after a successful boxing fight in East London the day before, ...

Mdantsane boxers face vital bouts

The careers of two Mdantsane boxers, Siyakholwa Kuse and Lusanda Komanisi, will be on the cliff edge when they return ...