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‘It was the better option’ — Pravin Gordhan defends decision to privatise struggling SAA

"The alternative was much better for the staff and the airline," said the public enterprises minister.

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WATCH | Stellenbosch rector Wim de Villiers condemns racist ...

Stellenbosch University rector and vice-chancellor Wim de Villiers has strongly condemned the “destructive and hurtful” racist incident at the campus ...

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Cut-off low to bring rain, wind, snow and hail for Eastern Cape

The SA Weather Service took no chances in announcing that another cut-off low pressure system is bringing rain, hail, snow and 8°C temperatures to ...

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WIN A TANK AND PUMP WITH DAILY DISPATCH WEEKEND ...

Ten lucky readers of the Daily Dispatch will take home one of ten Roto Tanks and one of ten Africa Water & Solar Pumps. To stand a chance of winning simply get a copy of the Daily Dispatch Weekend Edition and fill in the entry form and the weekly ...
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EC family wants Stellenbosch student banned from all varsities

The family of Mdantsane-born Babalo Ndwayana, whose study material, including a laptop, was urinated on by his white ...

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King Dalindyebo takes the throne — on TikTok

There’s a new king on TikTok. Never shy of controversy, one of SA’s most recognisable traditional leaders, AbaThembu ...

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State witness in hit murder trial painted as habitual liar

The state witness who claims to have provided firearms including an R5 rifle, ammunition and arranged hitmen for the ...

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BIG OIL VS BIG HEARTS: the battle for South Africa's Wild Coast

A giant wave of protest is cresting as South Africans unite against Shell's plans to begin seismic exploration of the ...

Politics

Reappointment of ADM municipal manager ‘a travesty’

The ANC in the Eastern Cape has described the reappointment of the Amathole district municipal manager as being the ...

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Author helps young artists use their ‘God-given’ talent

Poet and author Bandile Magibili, 37, from Sterkspruit, motivates young minds across the country not to give up on ...

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Stubbs earns Proteas call-up for India T20I series

Gbets Warriors batsman Tristan Stubbs will be keen to show what he is made of after receiving his maiden Proteas call ...

Boxing Mecca

IBO rules against Baleni protest in world title loss

There will be no immediate rematch between Ayanda Ndulani and Siphamandla Baleni for their October controversial ...

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BREAKING | Taxi boss killed, six wounded in brazen Mdantsane shooting

A brazen daylight shooting at a busy Mdantsane Highway taxi rank left a senior taxi boss dead, whilesix other people ...

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Woman missing in East London

Police have opened a missing person inquiry following the disappearance of Siphosethu Dakuse, 20, who left home for ...

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Ntshavheni, Ndabeni-Abrahams rack up R3.6m in hotel bills since 2019

Two ministers of communications and digital technologies and their deputies have spent a whopping R5m on accommodation ...

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Supreme Court of Appeal yet to decide on Jacob Zuma’s 'reconsideration' application in ...

Former president Jacob Zuma’s “reconsideration” application in his continued bid to oust lead prosecutor advocate Billy ...

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The latest Covid-19 coronavirus coverage

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

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WATCH | Police training base being monitored after reports of 'horrific conditions'

SA Police Service trainees were given loaves of bread, endured cold showers and slept without blankets, pillows or ...

Motoring

Insurers warn of new car theft device

The insurance crime bureau has warned of an increase in car thefts by criminal syndicates using a method known as a ...

WORKWISE | Don’t automatically expect a regular raise

Just because an employee receives an increase doesn’t mean that they can expect a regular increase.

Metro boss must do his job and fix failed billing system

Buffalo City Metro is spending tens of millions on smart-metering its clients yet none of its envisaged benefits are flowing in.

OPINION | Good governance the loser in EC ANC election

Mabuyane’s win may suit Ramaphosa, but his weak leadership during Covid and tepid response to corruption doesn’t bode well for the province’s people

Business

Border Kei Chamber starts making its mark

  As membership heads toward 800 at the Border Kei Chamber of Business in East London (BKCOB) and Komani, the ...

Good trucking year for Daimler Truck ...

International group Daimler Truck Holding AG (DT), with the East London plant a major contributor, announced at its ...

Most Eastern Cape government projects ...

Oscar Mabuyane opened his own Premier’s Round Table, in East London on Thursday, with a frank admission. He said ...

LISTEN | Transforming the city

The  R400m,1,700 home housing estate at Cove Rock, a dozen kms west of East London, will have a “built out” ...

Squeeze is on SA lemon juice exporters ...

Early indication is that imports of lemon juice from SA and Brazil harm the US industry materially.

WORKWISE | The uncertainty surrounding ...

There is a lot of uncertainty surrounding Covid-19 and related sick leave.

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, ...

Africa

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 ...

Lifestyle

‘You have no clue what you’re doing’ — ...

TV personality Penny Lebyane offered a different view, saying "hating the minister can't be the reason creatives don't ...

Social media report reveals SA’s most ...

According to a report carried out over six-months by used-car selling and buying service WeBuyCars, the venerable ...

New Competition packages sharpen Audi RS4 ...

Audi is now offering two optional Competition packages on its 2022 RS4 Avant and RS5.

Insurers warn of new car theft device

The insurance crime bureau has warned of an increase in car thefts by criminal syndicates using a method known as a ...

WEEKENDER | Colourful creations are made ...

Hand drawing designs, cutting cardboard, building 3D figures, cutting tissue paper by hand, smearing on glue and ...

New lease on life for abandoned Morgan ...

“Fun, friendship and laughter" is the motto that permeates every facet of Morgan Bay's Bayview Farm.

World

Moscow’s mood ahead of Victory Day mixes ...

Moscow residents appeared anxious but resilient as the country prepared on Sunday for its annual commemoration of the ...

WATCH | Astronauts land safely on Earth ...

A team from SpaceX's spacecraft Endurance has landed off the coast of Florida in the US after 175 days aboard the Space ...

Evacuation buses have not reached pickup ...

Buses seeking to evacuate more civilians from Mariupol have not yet reached the agreed pickup point, the city council ...

Israel demands apology after Lavrov says ...

Israel denounced Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday for suggesting that the Nazi leader Adolf Hitler had ...

World Bank says war to cut global growth, ...

The World Bank is reducing its global growth forecast for 2022 by nearly a full percentage point, to 3.2% from 4.1%, ...

US trial begins for member of Islamic ...

An alleged member of a group of Islamic State militants that beheaded American hostages in Iraq and Syria, nicknamed ...

Sport

Boxing Mecca

IBO rules against Baleni protest in world ...

There will be no immediate rematch between Ayanda Ndulani and Siphamandla Baleni for their October controversial ...

African official credits EC influence for ...

International Boxing Association (IBA) elections held in Turkey at the weekend might have been marred by controversy ...

SA team’s woes worsen at Istanbul world ...

The SA amateur (now open boxing) women team's woes at the current world championships in Turkey continued after their ...

Tete reunites with Warren, Mtya ahead of ...

Former two-time world boxing champion Zolani Tete has reunited with English promoter Frank Warren after signing a ...

Talented Mvula returns under Bungu ...

The Duncan Village star will face One of the more talented and skilful boxers ever produced in the Buffalo City region ...