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WATCH | R65m boost for Dimbaza factories

Buffalo City Metro mayor Xola Pakati has announced a R65-million investment in the rehabilitation of factories in Dimbaza, along with a raft of infrastructure projects ...

News

Murderers profess innocence in court

Police killers Phumzile Ngqayimbana, 45, himself a former police officer, and Siyamcela Ntshitshi, 33, yesterday were asked by a high court judge to ...

News

Ashwin: Get more popcorn‚ it's set to run and run

The Ashwin Willemse saga drags on‚ although details of what set off the former Springbok wing continue to elude South Africans in the same way he did ...

Opinion

Politics is a Nazi business for the fearmongering ...

Yesterday‚ Dali Mpofu‚ the frontal lobe of the EFF‚ published an opinion piece in The Daily Maverick.
Boxing Mecca

Mbenge's out to take tiger by tail

People  have always been divided on Thulani Mbenge’s prospects of being a future world champion. Some feel the hard-punching Mdantsane-born is heavily reliant on his right hand which has floored 10 of his 13 victims, a tendency which has left his ...
News

Seven golden years around corner for SA

Land expropriation without compensation will not go ahead because President Cyril Ramaphosa and his cabinet do not want ...

News

Sassa staff give minister seven days to respond to their demands

The Public Service Association (PSA) has given the minister of social development seven days to respond to its ...

News

Three initiates dead one week into season

Three underage initiates have been reported dead in the Eastern Cape, just a week after the launch of the 2018 winter ...

News

Kulula passenger loses job after k-word row

A woman who admitted to using the k-word in reference to a black flight captain and passengers in an SMS‚ has been ...

News

Infant dies at EL creche

The inconsolable sobs of a young mother echoed through Mzamomhle’s G-section informal settlement as she battled to ...

Business

National Health Insurance fund will be compulsory – Motsoaledi

The National Health Insurance (NHI) fund will be mandatory‚ says Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi.

Politics

We didn’t discuss nuclear ….or political assassinations: DD on visit to Russia

Deputy President David “DD” Mabuza wouldn't be drawn on Thursday into answering whether he discussed South Africa's ...

Opinion

Zuma’s bean-spilling bluster is just a ploy

Bluster is defined as talking in a loud, angry, or offended way, usually with little effect.

News

A Light of Hope to many

Borne out of co-founders Pastor Ntlanganiso Mtwa and Nomonde Makhetha’s small effort to aid the Duncan Village ...

Sport

Jantjies finally in the frame

Flyhalf Elton Jantjies will have a chance to impress coach Rassie Erasmus after being named in the Springbok starting ...

News

Gunmen steal jewellery worth millions at EC mall

Five gunmen stole about R4-million worth of jewellery during a brazen morning robbery at Creative Jewellers in ...

Business

SMME feud puts 300 jobs in limbo

A feud between SMMEs and subcontractors in Mdantsane has brought a multimillion-rand fibre optic infrastructure project ...

News

Ex-delivery man gets 22 years for murdering and burying his pregnant girlfriend

A former pizza delivery man in the Western Cape received a 22-year jail sentence after pleading guilty to murdering his ...

News

Support for Motsoaledi’s health NHI proposal

The Board of Healthcare Funders of Southern Africa (BHF) has welcomed the proposed amendments to the National Health ...

News

'Your barbaric behaviour won’t be tolerated' - Bheki Cele warns truck drivers

Police Minister Bheki Cele commended the police on Thursday for arresting 62 protesting truck drivers who allegedly ...

Politics is a Nazi business for the fearmongering EFF

Yesterday‚ Dali Mpofu‚ the frontal lobe of the EFF‚ published an opinion piece in The Daily Maverick.

Zuma’s bean-spilling bluster is just a ploy

Bluster is defined as talking in a loud, angry, or offended way, usually with little effect.

Smallholder farmers need right input

The role of smallholder farmers has come under the spotlight in South Africa as the country navigates the tricky process of land reform. Smallholder farming is ...

Multimedia

WATCH | R65m boost for Dimbaza factories

Buffalo City Metro mayor Xola Pakati has announced a R65-million investment in the rehabilitation of factories in Dimbaza, along with a raft of infrastructure projects affecting road and rail links and housing.

City News

Illegal dumpsites piling up, as metro ...

Despite the recent BCMM Waste Indaba, where the reuse and recycling of waste was discussed, and a recent tender advert ...

Dispatch focuses on all metro wards

To improve the Daily Dispatch's news coverage of Buffalo City Metro, our City news desk is focusing on each of the ...

Trusted old hand takes helm in ward 18

The three main issues facing ward 18 are sewage leaks into the Nahoon and Ihlanza rivers, the condition of roads in the ...

BCM to host international investors for ...

Buffalo City Metro says it’s all systems go as they prepare to roll out the red carpet for more than 400 high-powered ...

WARNING | Power outage in East London CBD

This Saturday, June 23, BCM residents in the East London CBD  can expect a power outage from 6am to 6pm.

Car seat gifts give Frere moms a lift

Ten new mothers at Frere Hospital received free car seats for their children, courtesy of the Road Accident Fund.

MEC gives Facebook a chance

In a bid to make herself more accessible to the Eastern Cape public, newly appointed Health MEC Helen Sauls-August has ...

EL zoo firmly back on track

The infamous East London Zoo, which has in the past received harsh criticism from animal lovers over the treatment and ...

Builder comes to residents’ rescue

A good Samaritan has offered to build Tsaba Village residents in Tsholomnqa a community hall.

WATCH | Egoli protests erupt in chaos

Nine people were injured during the Egoli service delivery protests outside East London.

WATCH | Inside the dark‚ dank home where ...

Pink lace panties lay draped over a child’s colouring book stands as a jarring juxtaposition in a dank room where a ...

Electrical fault blamed for sewage spill ...

Wireless data failure, caused by an electrical fault, has been blamed for a sewage spill into the sea at popular Black ...

Sport

Mbenge's out to take tiger by tail

People  have always been divided on Thulani Mbenge’s prospects of being a future world champion. Some feel the ...

Jantjies finally in the frame

Flyhalf Elton Jantjies will have a chance to impress coach Rassie Erasmus after being named in the Springbok starting ...

Birmingham move up hell-bent on holding ...

Birmingham City coach Victor Gomeni says he won’t put pressure on the newly promoted lads because their number one ...

End of the world for Lions

Cristiano Ronaldo followed up his opening game heroics at the World Cup with the only goal in a 1-0 win for Portugal ...

Tornado coach expects mighty exodus ahead

After  having impressed a lot of teams at the National First Division playoffs that were recently held in Limpopo, ...

News

NHI bill 'step in right direction'- ...

Discovery Health CEO Jonathan Broomberg has welcomed the proposed National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill that could shake ...

Seven golden years around corner for SA

Land expropriation without compensation will not go ahead because President Cyril Ramaphosa and his cabinet do not want ...

Sassa staff give minister seven days to ...

The Public Service Association (PSA) has given the minister of social development seven days to respond to its ...

Three initiates dead one week into season

Three underage initiates have been reported dead in the Eastern Cape, just a week after the launch of the 2018 winter ...

Kulula passenger loses job after k-word ...

A woman who admitted to using the k-word in reference to a black flight captain and passengers in an SMS‚ has been ...

Infant dies at EL creche

The inconsolable sobs of a young mother echoed through Mzamomhle’s G-section informal settlement as she battled to ...

Politics is a Nazi business for the ...

Yesterday‚ Dali Mpofu‚ the frontal lobe of the EFF‚ published an opinion piece in The Daily Maverick.

Lifestyle

AKA 'still in love' with DJ Zinhle but ...

Well‚ the good news is AKA is still "in love" with DJ Zinhle‚ and DJ Zinhle is still good friends with AKA. But as for ...

Perfect timing for Nkunzi’s first gospel ...

Gospel singer Simthembile Nkunzi will take a leap of faith when he records his first live CD/DVD at the Guild Theatre ...

Sama winner to rock EL fans

Fresh from winning his first SA Music Award (Sama), multi-talented Samthing Soweto is bringing his neo-jazz, ...

Expert advice on consumers, brands at ...

With just a couple of days before the stimulating Daily Dispatch Customer Innovation Summit, which will introduce ...

AKA: I sacrificed everything for love

AKA has once again opened up about his relationship with his ex Bonang Matheba‚ claiming that he “sacrificed ...

Stage set for the Tru Talent Search ...

After months of travelling the province hosting auditions for the finest talent, trufm will this month award winners of ...

Boxing Mecca

Mbenge's out to take tiger by tail

People  have always been divided on Thulani Mbenge’s prospects of being a future world champion. Some feel the ...

Chaotic meeting close to boiling point

The row between Eastern Cape boxing promoters is still very far from being resolved after a tumultuous meeting at a ...

Nxoshe sets eye of tiger on his prey

There is something odd about Thembelani Nxoshe and rematches. This was evident when a spirited and motivated Nxoshe ...

Stakes high in battle for supremacy

Thembelani  Nxoshe takes on nemesis Nhlanhla Ngamntwini in defence of his SA flyweight title at Orient Theatre on ...

BOXING MECCA | Mbenge will use fists for ...

Mdantsane puncher Thulani Mbenge has vowed to bring home the world IBO welterweight crown to his township.

Business

NHI bill 'step in right direction'- ...

Discovery Health CEO Jonathan Broomberg has welcomed the proposed National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill that could shake ...

National Health Insurance fund will be ...

The National Health Insurance (NHI) fund will be mandatory‚ says Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi.

World News

Number missing in Indonesia ferry ...

As many as 192 passengers could be missing after a ferry sank into the depths of a volcanic lake in Indonesia, the ...

WATCH | Python selfie puts Indian forest ...

An India forestry ranger found himself in a bind after a python briefly strangled him while he posed for pictures with ...

Malawi's ex-president Joyce Banda eyeing ...

Malawi's ex-president Joyce Banda, who recently returned home after four years of self-imposed exile, said on Monday ...

Clashes halt oil loadings at major Libyan ...

The major Libyan oil ports of Ras Lanuf and Es Sider were closed and evacuated on Thursday due to attacks by armed ...

Facebook news use declining, WhatsApp ...

News consumption is increasingly shifting from social media like Facebook to messaging applications like WhatsApp, ...

Body of missing UK botanist Rachel ...

The body of 63-year-old British botanist Rachel Saunders‚ who had been missing since February‚ has been found‚ the ...

ICC court launches fund for C.Africa ...

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has launched a one-million-euro ($1.18-million) fund for victims of a militia ...

Rohingya refugees land in Myanmar as ...

Scores of Rohingya refugees leaving Bangladeshi camps by boat have accidentally returned to the crisis-hit area of ...

IS kills 45 pro-regime fighters in east ...

An offensive by the Islamic State jihadist group in eastern Syria has left at least 45 pro-regime fighters dead, a ...

Germany asks Trump envoy to clarify ...

Germany has asked the new US ambassador in Berlin, outspoken Trump loyalist Richard Grenell, to clarify his reported ...

Jordan’s PM submits resignation after ...

Jordan’s Prime Minister Hani Mulki submitted his resignation to King Abdullah on Monday, an official source said, to ...

China vows to protect its interests from ...

China lashed out on Wednesday at renewed threats from the White House on trade, warning that it was ready to fight back ...

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