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Wear your masks, keep your distance and sanitise, Mkhize says as shoppers hit Black Friday queues

Health minister Zweli Mkhize has cautioned shoppers to be careful because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Politics

Senior MP feared for Pravin Gordhan as EFF MPs charged towards ...

National Assembly house chairperson Grace Borotho says she was scared that EFF MPs would beat up or even stab public enterprises minister Pravin ...

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Son, 16, discovered nightmare scene of mom and 5 children killed ...

The 16-year-old first-born son of the woman slain along with her other children in Kwaaiman near Ellitodale and Coffee Bay on Tuesday night was the ...

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Special team set up as Covid-19 spreads at SA ...

The higher education department has been forced into action, as increasing numbers of university students have contracted Covid-19 recently.
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Blade Nzimande appoints new NSFAS board and CEO

Higher education minister Blade Nzimande has announced the appointment of Andile Nongogo as CEO of the National Student ...

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Daily Dispatch is giving away five home gym equipment sets to five lucky subscribers.

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Eastern Cape mother and her 5 children found dead, husband missing

A mother and her five children, including an infant, were found killed at home in their rural Eastern Cape home on ...

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Cops foil hijacking in dramatic EL car chase

Police and private security guards foiled a hijacking attempt by shooting out the tyres of a fleeing vehicle after a ...

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The latest facts, news, figures and live tracking of Covid-19.

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EC schools ‘nowhere close’ to November norms and standards deadline

The Eastern Cape's notorious education infrastructure backlog affects 51,629 pupils, who are without basic school ...

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Another blow as ADM loses court bid to halt car, travel allowances

The Amathole district municipality (ADM) has been ordered by the labour court to desist with its plan to halt ...

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Prudhoe people finally win 22-year battle for Fish River Sun land

After a tortuous two-decade legal battle the Prudhoe community are finally to get back their  land, including the ...

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Amahlathi officials reject findings in leaked Cogta report

Axed Amahlathi ANC councillor Siyabulela Malawu and incumbent municipal manager Ivy Sikhulu-Nqwena believe a legal ...

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BREAKING | Suspects nabbed after police foil alleged EL robbery

Several suspects have been arrested in Cambridge, East London after what appears to be a foiled robbery of a courier ...

Politics

'Threats to police won't be tolerated': Cele continues war of words with Malema

The war of words raging between police minister Bheki Cele and the EFF continues.

Sport

Argentina soccer legend Maradona dies of heart attack

Argentina soccer legend Diego Maradona died of a heart attack on Wednesday, his lawyer said.

Is this the end of unhappiness for the ‘Happy People’?

It’s been a terrible six years, but a return to happy days for the once “Happy People” seems to be on the card

The two faces of Tito, each as sincere as the other

The finance minister is torn between common sense and ideological fecklessness. Let’s hope the former wins out

A pear-shaped production of billboard proportions, but it is the ANC

Renash Ramdas has reaped a R100m reward because a party conehead thought R3,000 a poster was pennies

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Business

Pepkor reports market share gains as ...

Retail group Pepkor Holdings says its focus on discount and affordable clothing has resulted in substantial market ...

South Africa descends deeper into junk ...

South Africa was sunk deeper into junk status on Friday, receiving a double bill of ratings downgrades from both ...

JSE faces mixed Asian markets ahead of ...

There is the possibility SA may be downgraded deeper into junk status in ratings decisions later, while sentiment is ...

Oil slips amid demand fears, stimulus ...

US oil prices slipped on Friday, dropping for a second day as concern mounted about the hit to demand from the surge in ...

Gold dips on US stimulus uncertainty

Gold prices fell on Friday after US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin called for an end to some of the Federal ...

Keeping the wolves from the door

“If the Covid-19 tide is threatening to wash away a business, the owner or owners need to sit back, relax, have a cup ...

Nationalising Reserve Bank will create ...

A private member’s bill has been introduced by EFF chief whip Floyd Shivambu proposing the nationalisation of the Bank ...

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WATCH | Somizi regains confidence in his ...

"I am glad I stuck to my guns ... Now I can boldly say my book is good and legit."

Katlego Maboe’s estranged wife Monique ...

Monique joined Rachel Kolisi and the Kolisi Foundation’s efforts to make available information about where to get help ...

O Lord, won’t you buy me a neon ...

Black Badge Neon Nights limited edition is a collectable for fans of bright hues

New Volkswagen T-Roc brings coupé styling ...

Golf-based T-Roc follows the smaller T-Cross, which has become a popular seller

2020 Mercedes-AMG is the new king of ...

GT Black Series sets new production-car lap record to oust Lamborghini from the top spot

SA company builds an armoured Land ...

Homegrown SVI Max 3 is an offroad vehicle built to withstand bullets

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World

Cyclone Nivar tears down power lines, ...

A severe cyclone slammed into India's southern coast early on Thursday, uprooting trees and power lines, but there was ...

Disney to layoff about 32,000 workers in ...

Walt Disney Co said on Wednesday it would layoff 32,000 workers, primarily at its theme parks, an increase from the ...

Out of Covid isolation, British PM to ...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will hold a news conference on Thursday to explain local Covid-19 restrictions, ...

US Supreme Court backs religious groups ...

The US Supreme Court late on Wednesday backed Christian and Jewish houses of worship challenging New York state's ...

Trump pardons former adviser Flynn, who ...

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday pardoned his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who had pleaded ...

Tokyo governor asks bars, restaurants to ...

Bars and restaurants in Japan's capital of Tokyo will be asked to close early in a bid to halt coronavirus infections, ...

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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

Row over judging of boxing bout ‘by ...

SA boxing has been plunged into more controversy after it was claimed that an unlicensed person was allowed to judge ...

'Judge trainers on merit, not skin colour'

Boxing manager Luis slams 'unfair' criticism of Mtolo.

Boxing bubble felt like trip abroad for ...

Well-travelled boxing trainer Damien Durandt says the seven days he spent in the bio-bubble at Emperors Palace with his ...

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 ...

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