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Arrested fugitive ex Fort Hare professor granted bail, movements restricted

Former University of Fort Hare (UFH) lecturer Professor Edwin Ijeoma, who is accused of stealing the one university's fleet vehicles, was released on R5000 bail in the ...

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WATCH | Booze truck looted in Alice, Fort Hare rejects claims ...

The University of Fort Hare has distanced its students from viral videos showing groups of people allegedly looting a truck full of alcoholic ...

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126 inmates paroled under Covid-19 dispensation have reoffended

The offenders were among 13,989 released since May last year as a measure to combat the spread of Covid-19 in prisons, parliament heard on Wednesday.

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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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'Don't drop your guard': Liquor traders plead for compliance over fear third wave could ...

'Another ban would put many taverns out of business for good,' National Liquor Traders Council spokesperson Lucky ...

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Mbalula's ex-adviser Bo Mbindwane implicated in Nasrec conference grabber procurement ...

Bo Mbindwane, former special adviser to minister Fikile Mbalula, championed an attempt to irregularly procure ...

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BREAKING | Krull farm murder accused pleads guilty in East London High Court

One of the men accused of killing East London farmer Shaun Brett Krull at his farm in 2019 has pleaded guilty to the ...

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WATCH | Eastern Cape murder suspect attacks cops after elderly man killed, four others ...

Two videos showing an Eastern Cape man apparently attacking police after he allegedly went on a rampage and stabbed a ...

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All 100 BCM councillors should be in dock, say Mandela fraud accused

Politicians and officials accused of the R10m Nelson Mandela fraud and corruption scandal in Buffalo City Metro are ...

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Toe-to-toe battle for lucrative Buffalo City Metro job

It is showdown time at Buffalo City Metro with the lucrative and critical supply chain management (SCM) job on the ...

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Eastern Cape mom thrilled to hold separated twins after surgery

An Eastern Cape mother's greatest joy since giving birth to conjoined twin girls is finally being able to carry one ...

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EP narrowly fail in bid for Premier Division status

Eastern Province’s bid to play in the top tier Currie Cup Premier Division failed when rugby bosses narrowly voted ...

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Eastern Cape mayor linked to second crash in state car denies he was there

The DA has accused the mayor of a rural municipality in the Eastern Cape of crashing a second state vehicle after he ...

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WATCH | Fire destroys Greenfields family home in minutes

A Greenfields family was left with nothing but the clothes on their backs when their home was destroyed in a blaze ...

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Mandela’s great-grandson says police beat him up for no reason

Nelson Mandela’s great-grandson, television presenter and political activist Mayibuye Mandela, has opened a case of ...

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Eastern Cape conjoined twin girls born joined at the head successfully separated

'I never expected that one day I would leave this hospital with both my babies alive,' says mom Ntombikayise Tyhalisi, ...

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Postponed again: Mandela funeral scandal accused lament over trial delays

Several of the accused in the seven-year-old Buffalo City Metro's  R10m Mandela memorial scandal have expressed ...

High time to change the way boys are brought up

Millions of families across the globe celebrated Mother's Day at the weekend.  While it is not a public holiday, Mother's Day  is acknowledged in many ...

READER LETTER | Close to treason

Close to treason I watched President Cyril Ramaphosa sitting in his comfortable reclining chair at the Zondo commission on state capture answering ...

Be worried, ANC. You’ve failed on jabs and jobs and the local polls loom

No party can afford to be complacent at election time, as the collapse of Labour in the UK graphically proves

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Eastern Cape business beckons state to ...

As much as R60bn could be invested in SA's vehicle and component manufacturing industries over the next five years.

Tenders and Vacancies

VACANCY APPLICATIONS: Applications have to be addressed to: The Principal, Eastern Cape CET College, c/o Border ...

Local contractors feel sidelined as Eskom ...

Local contractors claim they have been left battling to survive as Eskom pumps tenders worth hundreds of millions ...

Clicks to acquire retailer Pick N Pay’s ...

South African pharmacist Clicks said on Monday it planned to acquire 25 in-store pharmacies, their drug stocks and ...

GEPF self-service website and app is live

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South Africa warns of 'vaccine apartheid' ...

HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/SAFRICA (PIX):South Africa warns of 'vaccine apartheid' if rich countries hog shots

East London businesswoman lands top job ...

An East London businesswoman has been appointed as SA director of Timeless Women of Wonder [TWOW], which champions ...

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Tesla to roll out improved self-driving ...

Tesla Inc's top boss Elon Musk said in a series of tweets on Wednesday that the company expects to release a ...

Toyota Q4 profit nearly doubles, beats ...

Toyota Motor Corp reported on Wednesday its fourth quarter operating profit jumped 92% as it shrugged off chip supply ...

Some ‘Family Therapy’ to keep East London ...

After a year-long Covid-19 induced hiatus, well-seasoned comedic duo Aaron McIlroy and Lisa Bobbert are back in town ...

Local pricing announced for new 2021 ...

The facelifted 2021 Subaru XV has finally arrived in SA, bringing with it a number of styling and technology tweaks

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Nissan posts record annual loss thanks to ...

Nissan Motor Co on Tuesday reported a record annual loss as the coronavirus pandemic hit vehicle sales and a global ...

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World

Thirty five killed in Gaza, five in ...

Hostilities between Israel and Hamas escalated on Wednesday, with at least 35 killed in Gaza and five in Israel in the ...

As Covid-19 ravages India, a slum ...

Farhana Shaikh used to recoil in disgust when she went to the communal toilet in Dharavi. But since the pandemic ...

Brazil suspends use of AstraZeneca ...

Brazil's federal government on Tuesday nationally suspended the vaccination of pregnant women with the AstraZeneca ...

Pfizer asks UK regulator to approve ...

Pfizer Inc has submitted data on its Covid-19 vaccine among 12- to 15-year olds to Britain's health regulator, a ...

Greetings from the asteroid belt! ...

The Nasa spacecraft found traces of hydrogen and oxygen, part of the recipe for water and thus the potential for life

Queen Elizabeth to set out UK ...

Britain's Queen Elizabeth will present Prime Minister Boris Johnson's post-pandemic agenda on Tuesday in a speech ...

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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

Distracted Joyi vows to retain world title

Joyi, 37, will make the first defence of his IBO mini-flyweight crown against Ayanda Ndulani on May 21 at International ...

Boxing returns to Mthatha for Mandela ...

One such promoter is Xolani Mbotya who trades under Black Magic Promotions in the Mthatha area.

Nontshinga wants interim bout before ...

The East London boxer beat Filipino Christian Araneta in Gqeberha a fortnight ago to qualify for a shot at IBF junior ...

Fuzile in race against clock to secure ...

Fuzile will face English opponent Martin Ward for the IBF world junior lightweight title eliminator in Las Vegas on May ...

Boxing SA U-turn on debt infuriates ...

In its bid to recover money owed by promoters for sanctioning fees which is believed to run into millions, BSA had ...

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