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Chippa suffer narrow defeat in East London

Chippa United missed out on the DStv Premiership top eight after losing 1-0 to Sekhukhune United at the Buffalo City Stadium in East London on Saturday afternoon.

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Gupta brothers arrested in India are not Ajay and Atul: Lamola

The Gupta brothers reported to have been arrested in India are not the ones the South African government has obtained warrants of arrest for.

Politics

Thousands of ANC supporters gather at FNB Stadium for Siyanqoba ...

Thousands of ANC supporters have started filling the FNB stadium in Johannesburg where the party is holding its Siyanqoba rally to conclude its ...

Politics

Elections 2024

All the latest news, view and coverage of the 2024 general elections. Follow Daily Dispatch online and on our social media channels for up-to-the-minute news from the Eastern Cape and across SA.
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Police search for lone gunman after Amalinda shooting

Details of how a 40-year-old man died in a hail of bullets on Friday at a car dealership in Amalinda, East London, ...

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Bird’s-eye view of sardine run in East London waters

The sardine run is “all about timing”.

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SABC fined R500,000 for refusing to flight DA's flag ad, ordered to flight it

The Independent Communications Authority has found that the SABC’s refusal to air the DA’s controversial burning flag ...

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BREAKING | Man shot dead at East London car dealership

A man was gunned down at an East London car dealership on Friday. A source told DispatchLIVE that eight cartridges ...

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The Enyobeni Tavern tragedy

Ongoing coverage of the impact of the Enyobeni Tavern tragedy, where 21 Eastern Cape children died.

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UFH ranked among world's top 2,000 universities for 2024

SPONSORED | The University of Fort Hare showed a remarkable ascent in the latest URAP World Rankings measuring academic ...

Politics

‘I'm right, the learned friends are not’: Zuma promises to fight ConCourt

Former president Jacob Zuma had a nostalgic moment when he recorded an “address to the nation” on Thursday, promising ...

Politics

Ramaphosa signs new bills to end GBV and fight state capture corruption

President Cyril Ramaphosa signed into law two new bills on Friday which are critical in fighting gender-based violence ...

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Rifle-toting guards take over Maclear Hospital

Medics have been forced to work under terrifying conditions at the Maclear Hospital after taxi bosses’ heavily armed ...

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New equipment will boost cancer treatment at Frere

Hundreds of patients waiting for radiation treatment for cancer will finally be attended to as the department of health ...

Politics

Woman accused of removing, damaging EFF posters

The EFF in Buffalo City Metro has expressed disappointment after a handful of its posters were taken down and damaged ...

Local Heroes

‘I can’t just watch while my community is destroyed’

In each and every corner of the Eastern Cape, including the remote and deeply rural areas, you will run into talented ...

Politics

Smaller parties explain how they’ll fire up economic growth

Six smaller political parties vying for seats in parliament presented ideas on how they could grow SA’s economy by 6% ...

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Father sentenced to five years for spanking children but escapes jail time

A father has been sentenced to five years’ imprisonment, wholly suspended, after admitting to spanking his three ...

WEALTHSMITH | What happens when someone dies without a will

A client of mine, whose husband died recently without having a will in place, is now stuck with trying to get lawyers involved to speed up the process of ...

Transparency essential in BCM’s financial affairs

With the prevalence of fraud and corruption in all spheres of government, and the countless broken promises by those in power, citizens have become more vocal ...

Elections discussion reveals need for constructive team players in government

It is not often I find myself nodding along with those with whom I usually profoundly disagree and raising an eyebrow at the contributions of those I would ...

DispatchLIVE Podcasts

LISTEN | Foundation calls for individual ...

Government should not interfere with people's lives.That is a view of Free Market Foundation CEO David Ansara.

LISTEN | NSPCA has serious concerns over ...

Amid the heated discussion over the export of South African livestock, Wednesday was a bustling day at the harbor in ...

LISTEN | NSPCA raises alarm over ...

The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) has raised the alarm over an infectious disease outbreak at a feedlot housing ...

LISTEN | Long and desperate property ...

If BCM's town planning unit does not sharpen up, construction companies will migrate to municipalities that don’t take ...

LISTEN | UDM growing stronger in Eastern ...

UDM leader Bantu Holomisa says he remains positive about his party’s future in the Eastern Cape and has issued a ...

Business

Tesla’s Musk says he opposes US tariffs ...

Tesla founder Elon Musk told tech investors in Paris on Thursday he opposed US tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles, an ...

Why Suzuki is gaining traction in the ...

Used car sales grew 7% year-on-year in April 2024 with sales amounting to R11.7bn. While this looks to indicate a ...

White House moves to protect US solar ...

The White House on Thursday said it would protect domestic solar factories from Chinese competition by scrapping a ...

WBC to open in East London — but where?

WeBuyCars is being coy about the exact location of its new premises in East London, although it has announced its ...

The inside story of Musk’s mass firings ...

The day before Elon Musk fired virtually all of Tesla’s electric vehicle charging division last month, they had high ...

Meetings Africa spurs major economic ...

SPONSORED | The business events industry’s vital role in revitalising the economy is undeniable, highlighting the need ...

Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber and ...

The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber and Standard Bank have extended their partnership for the Entrepreneurship Desk.

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

New Jeep Avenger 4xe breaks cover with ...

Jeep on Wednesday revealed its new Avenger 4xe subcompact crossover SUV. Joining its front-wheel drive electric and ...

DELORIS KOAN | When it is time to let go

I feel like tjanking again. Just gazing upon Hetty, the adorable 1200 GSA, all lathered and naked. All her dusty ...

Reality TV star Tebogo Ramokgadi ventures ...

"Our mission is to take over Africa, together with American mogul Gregory Wings."

Tebogo Thobejani launches a foundation to ...

"It is crucial to educate the younger generation on accountability in the digital space."

Don’t want a pot belly this winter? ...

The Fitness Junky and Sybo give us tips on diet and workouts for a flat tummy this winter

Volkswagen confirms new Golf GTI Clubsport

Volkswagen has given us more information about its potent new Golf GTI variant to be unveiled at the Nürburgring ...

World

Schumacher’s family win compensation for ...

Michael Schumacher's family has secured €200,000 (R3.96m) compensation from the publishers of a German magazine that ...

Kenyan climber found dead on Everest ...

Kenyan climber Cheruiyot Kirui was found dead on Thursday after he attempted to summit Everest on Wednesday.

WATCH | Kirin’s electric spoon leaps from ...

Japanese drinks giant Kirin Holdings will start selling an electrified spoon that researchers claim can promote ...

Mohammad Mokhber set to be named as ...

Here are key facts about Mohammad Mokhber, 68, Iran's first vice president who, based on the country's constitution, is ...

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi killed in ...

Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi and his foreign minister were killed in a helicopter crash in mountainous terrain and ...

Helicopter carrying Iran’s President ...

A helicopter carrying Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and his foreign minister crashed on Sunday as it was crossing ...

Sport

Boxing Mecca

Tyirha chases Kandulo rematch

Plans are in motion for former world-rated junior-flyweight Nhlanhla Tyirha to get a rematch against Malawian ...

Olympics blow as SA fail to send boxers ...

SA boxing’s Olympic drought is set to continue after the country’s amateur body confirmed that it will not send ...

Zizi Kodwa names new Boxing SA board with ...

Sport minister Zizi Kodwa on Tuesday named the Boxing South Africa board, ending a hiatus of five months during which ...

‘Iron Mike’ Tyson gives warning to Jake ...

Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson, preparing for his first professional fight since 2005, warned ...

Nomad Tyirha joins rehabilitation boxing ...

The nomadic boxing life of Mdantsane’s former world-rated Nhlanhla Tyirha has ended after he joined the All Winners ...