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SA passes UK's Covid-19 infections, with 10,000 new cases in 24 hours

South Africa recorded 10,496 new cases of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, as the number of infections countrywide surges towards the 300,000 mark.

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Gwede Mantashe tests positive for Covid-19

Mineral resources and energy minister Gwede Mantashe has tested positive for Covid-19.

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Cecil Rhodes 'beheaded' at Cape Town monument

The head of the 19th century colonialist has been chopped off from a bust at Rhodes Memorial on the slopes of Table Mountain, park rangers said on ...

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Winner of R153m PowerBall jackpot comes forward ...

The winner of last week’s PowerBall Plus jackpot of R153m has come forward, Ithuba announced on Tuesday.
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Load-shedding is back on Wednesday, but Eskom ...

Eskom has downgraded load shedding from Stage 2 to Stage 1 for Wednesday.
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Trauma cases leapt 62% when first booze ban ended, says Western Cape

The ban on alcohol sales introduced with the Covid-19 hard lockdown at the end of March immediately reduced trauma ...

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Politics

Combining elections will be difficult but it's up to you, IEC tells MPs

The Electoral Commission has thrown the ball back into politicians' courts, saying it was in their hands whether SA ...

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Rhino horn worth R115m disguised as ‘fine art’ seized at OR Tambo airport

Custom officials at OR Tambo International Airport on Tuesday discovered illicit items worth millions which were bound ...

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'New system' for daily Covid-19 stats - but health department mum on details

The department of health will be switching to a new system to release the country's daily Covid-19 statistics.

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It takes only 20 minutes to risk infection in a fully loaded taxi - even with a face mask

An expert has warned that commuters spending more than 20 minutes in a fully-loaded taxi, without proper ventilation, ...

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Load-shedding to ease but will remain an 'unwelcome part of life' in SA

Eskom CEO Andre De Ruyter says the current round of rolling blackouts will ease this week, but the power utility has ...

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Union calls on teachers, pupils to picket until president 'listens' and closes schools

The Educators Union of SA has called on teachers and pupils to picket from Tuesday to pressure President Cyril ...

Opinion

Ramaphosa glosses over government weaknesses

The president’s latest address is likely to be remembered for government’s failure to prepare for a storm it was ...

Opinion

ANC’s new growth plan a confusing clean sweep

The recently refreshed discussion document contradicts Tito Mboweni’s original strategy

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EC school numbers dwindle by the day

Eastern Cape schools may be open but increasing numbers of parents are taking their children out of class over fears of ...

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Reward for help on killers of East London factory manager

Police are offering a R50,000 reward for information that can lead to the conviction of Joseph Baartman's killers. ...

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EC black market booze traders rub hands in glee

The country may have let out a collective groan when President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Sunday that alcohol sales ...

ANC’s new growth plan a confusing clean sweep

The recently refreshed discussion document contradicts Tito Mboweni’s original strategy

Ramaphosa glosses over government weaknesses

The president’s latest address is likely to be remembered for government’s failure to prepare for a storm it was expecting

We have a chance to ensure inevitable change is for the better

The pandemic will shift the way we travel, work and shop — and there will be winners and losers along the way

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Oromo singer's killing triggers violent protests in Ethiopia

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Business

Citrus body wants export levy hiked

A citrus industry body is pushing for an increase in the statutory export levy, which will in part be used to boost the ...

Momentum subsidiary Guardrisk to appeal ...

Momentum Metropolitan Holdings’s (HIC’s) subsidiary Guardrisk Insurance is appealing against the Western Cape court ...

‘Pandemic pause’ sharpens construction ...

South Africa’s economy could tumble by more than 14% in 2020 as Covid-19 ramps up, with construction among the hardest ...

Cheque mate! Yes, a firm can refuse your ...

Covid-19 aside, banks and retailers are pushing clients to go digital in SA, whether we want to or not

Compensation Fund expects a flood of ...

The social security fund that compensates workers for occupational diseases and injuries suffered at work is expecting ...

Moody’s bemoans South Africa’s ...

Moody’s Investors Service says South Africa’s rating is “increasingly constrained” by its worsening fiscal position and ...

Ease terms of the Covid-19 loan scheme, ...

The SA Private Equity and Venture Capital Association says more equitable terms are required between stakeholders if ...

Africa

Egypt journalist dies of coronavirus ...

An Egyptian journalist arrested after appearing on the Al Jazeera network has died of the novel coronavirus, his ...

Zimbabwe passes 1,000 Covid-19 case mark ...

Zimbabwe’s Covid-19 cases have gone past 1,000 with a sharp increase in local transmissions.

Mali govt criticised by UN, EU for lethal ...

The United Nations and the European Union have condemned the Malian government's use of lethal force during protests ...

Kenya wildlife reserves threatened as ...

In the majestic plains of the Maasai Mara, the coronavirus pandemic spells economic disaster for locals who earn a ...

Hungary bars travel from Africa, most of ...

Hungary's government said Sunday it was barring travel from Africa, most of Asia apart from China and Japan, and ...

Lifestyle

PODCAST | Dealerships are under pressure ...

In this episode of Cargumentative, the team is joined in the virtual studio by Mark Dommisse, chairman of the National ...

WATCH | Silent but violent Porsche Taycan ...

Porsche's R4m Taycan electric supercar has arrived in SA, and it's ludicrously quick

Former Fiat engineer aims to put the ...

The man who designed ABS brakes has invented a gadget that may curb the spread of the coronavirus

Britain's Sam Bird to join Jaguar Formula ...

Britain's Sam Bird, the only driver to have won a Formula E race in every year of the all-electric series, is joining ...

Thailand gears up for motor show as ...

Thailand's capital on Tuesday prepared to host its twice-postponed annual auto show, with organisers saying it would ...

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World

US Supreme Court allows first federal ...

The Supreme Court of the United States on Tuesday allowed the first federal executions to proceed, overturning a lower ...

How the US stocked up on secret lethal ...

Drug protocol ensures companies are unaware that the drugs they are supplying are used to kill condemned prisoners

Iran blames ‘human error’ in downing of ...

Iran said that the misalignment of an air defence unit's radar system was the key “human error” that led to the ...

Pope ‘pained’ by Turkey’s move to revert ...

Pope Francis on Sunday joined an international chorus of condemnation of Turkey's decision to convert Istanbul's iconic ...

Japan, US discussing jump in coronavirus ...

Japan and the United States are sharing information about coronavirus cases at US military bases in Okinawa prefecture, ...

They got Ghislaine, but what about ...

Ghislaine Maxwell is on trial, but four other female ‘aides’ to the billionaire paedo could be investigated

Sport

Stinking truth - A DispatchLIVE special investigation series

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

Sigqibo brutally knocks out Paulino

Yanga Sigqibo scored a highlight reel seven rounds knockout of Filipino Cris Paulino to retain his WBO ...

Nontshinga scores spectacular knockout

Sive Nontshinga scored a spectacular fifth round knockout of highly rated Filipino Ivan Soriano to retain his IBF ...

Old fighters reunite to kickstart new ...

Some 350 ex-fighters reconnected in Pretoria at the weekend‚ trading old war stories like they used to exchange leather ...

Boxing SA intervenes in boxing tournament ...

Boxing SA has confirmed that its Eastern Cape provincial manager Phakamile Jacobs will be in charge of the weigh-in ...

January ruling expected in Rakhimov ...

After a veil of secrecy over the status of Duncan Village boxer Azinga Fuzile’s appeal, it has been revealed the ...

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