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'We've messed up,' says former deputy president Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

Former deputy president Dr Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka has called on those elected in the upcoming local government elections to lead with humility.

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'There is nothing much I can say, I am a prisoner': Zuma after ...

Just days before the high court is expected to deliver judgment on his special plea to remove advocate Billy Downer, former president Jacob Zuma laid ...

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Rhodes University to enforce mandatory Covid-19 vaccination from ...

Rhodes University’s council this week approved a mandatory Covid-19 vaccination rule for the resumption of face-to-face university activities next ...

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Tete turns down Lamati world title fight

The pair were slated to clash after Lamati won the IBO junior featherweight crown with a gutsy display over Mexican Jose Martin Estrada Garcia in June.
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Equal Education protesters denounce ANC at Ramaphosa's Khayelitsha rally

Members of lobby group Equal Education on Thursday infiltrated an ANC election rally in Khayelitsha at the Cape Flats, ...

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Fidentia fraudster J Arthur Brown a 'free man' out on parole

Disgraced Fidentia boss J Arthur Brown has been released on parole.

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Daily Dispatch Podcasts with Daron Mann

Seasoned radio personality Daron Mann is back on the airwaves with Daily Dispatch.

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LISTEN | Oscar must go - opposition leaders tighten screws on beleaguered EC premier

Eastern Cape opposition leaders have called for premier Oscar Mabuyane to be removed from office.

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Zuma to lay criminal charges against Billy Downer for ‘leaking’ his medical records: Manyi

Mzwanele Manyi, spokesperson for the JG Zuma Foundation told TimesLIVE Zuma will lay the charges at the ...

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Eastern Cape taximen accused of forcing nurses, teachers out of private cars

Taxi operators in Ntlaza near Libode have been accused of harassing motorists on the R61 through the area and forcing ...

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BREAKING | Train crashes into truck at East London railway crossing

A passenger train collided with a truck at a railway crossing in Wilsonia, East London, on Thursday morning. While ...

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Opposition parties turn up the heat on EC premier Oscar Mabuyane

The net is tightening about corruption-accused Eastern Cape premier Oscar Mabuyane, with opposition parties closing ...

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Dark nights ahead as BCM pulls plug on street light contract

Buffalo City Metro residents will have to get used to dark streets and long turnaround times. Many BCM streets have ...

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Mourners remember leading light Mthetheleli Ngumbela

Commitment to the development of sport in the rural Eastern Cape must not end with the death of sports lover and ...

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FARMERS UNDER SIEGE | Dispatch documentary exposing EC stock theft horrors now live

‘Farmers Under Siege’ highlights the murderous battle over livestock in the hills of the Eastern Cape.

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Joyful reunion after assault case against AbaThembu King dropped

A case of assault opened against AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Zwelibanzi Dalindyebo by his son Prince Azenathi  ...

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BREAKING | Eastern Cape father, 80, jailed for raping his daughter more than 40 years ago

An elderly Mthatha man was on Tuesday sentenced to six years in prison for raping his daughter more than 40 years ago.

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Unemployment and poverty are no excuse for rape: Julius Malema

“How do you get it up when you are jobless? You better use that energy to look for employment instead of raping women,” ...

Charlotte Maxeke’s history can’t be written in same vein as that of Mandela

In the process of rewriting our history, as we may witness in the new basic education curriculum, we must avoid distortion and defects of the ...

JENNIFER PLATT | Have Netflix and Roald Dahl company missed a beat?

The two are focusing on his children’s stories. Perhaps they should have set their sights on his adult offerings

LALI STANDER | Does size count? Not if you look at the PGA top five

The debate about distance and the length of shafts is clouding up the game

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The DA's provincial deputy Bobby Stevenson, UDM MPL Lulama Mahlathi discuss call for a vote of no confidence in the premier other political and legal actions they are considering pursuing. ANC spokesperson Loyiso Magqashela speaks about the party's position on the scathing Public Protector report which implicates the premier and MECs.

Oscar must go - opposition leaders tighten screws on beleaguered EC premier

The DA's provincial deputy Bobby Stevenson, UDM MPL Lulama Mahlathi discuss call for a vote of no confidence in the premier other political and legal actions they are considering pursuing. ANC spokesperson Loyiso Magqashela speaks about ...

Business

Polluters face rising competition from ...

“Dirty money” used to apply to the capital raised through crime. Today  it is used to label money generated by ...

J&J misses quarterly revenue forecasts as ...

Company maintains full-year revenue outlook even though it will need to more than triple volumes in the fourth quarter

LISTEN | We can win mayoral race — Twizza ...

Twizza founder and CEO Ken Clark tells Daily Dispatch he has partnered with 20 independent council candidates and ...

Oil prices hits highest levels in years ...

Brent crude oil futures rise to 2018 levels as US West Texas Intermediate crude futures revisit 2014 peaks

Middle-class South Africans can’t get ...

Pulling out a loyalty card at the checkout has become a way of life for shoppers, according to an annual report on the ...

Ronnies Motors wins Best Overall ...

At the heart of East London, a city affectionately called “eMonti” by the locals and a home for the internationally ...

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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

Honorary doctorate for iconic isiXhosa ...

Iconic isiXhosa newsreader Noxolo Grootboom is to receive an honorary doctor of letters (D Litt) (Honoris causa) ...

J'Something shares how his Dubai trip ...

"I was born to spread love and light through music."

Donald unveils US star Jussie Smollett as ...

Donald features 'Empire' actor and singer on his upcoming album.

Boity Thulo shares an update of her ...

Boity Thulo thanks friends and fans for their unwavering support.

New 2022 Range Rover leaked ahead of ...

On Wednesday TimesLIVE Motoring uploaded a teaser image of the next-generation Range Rover that's set to be unveiled on ...

A Mercedes that carved corners like a bike

The F400 Carving research vehicle had a tilting suspension that wowed crowds at the Tokyo motor show 20 years ago

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World

Up to 17 US missionaries and family ...

As many as 17 American Christian missionaries and their families, including children, were kidnapped on Saturday by ...

FIFA says it helped evacuate 100 players, ...

World soccer's governing body FIFA said on Friday it had worked with the Qatari government to evacuate almost 100 ...

Doctor will plead not guilty to murders ...

The Pretoria doctor accused of murdering her three young daughters soon after moving to New Zealand intends to plead ...

Merck seeks first US authorisation for ...

Merck & Co Inc said on Monday it has applied for US emergency use authorisation for its drug to treat mild-to-moderate ...

Coughing Putin says he’s fine, tests for ...

Russian President Vladimir Putin, seen coughing during a televised government meeting, reassured officials on Monday ...

Major donors urge WHO’s Tedros to act ...

The head of the World Health Organisation came under US-led pressure from donors on Friday to act quickly on a damning ...

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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 ...

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Konkco vows to fight on despite ...

Konkco, of Mthatha but based in Johannesburg, has not fought since losing to Thai boxer Chayaphon Moonsri in a WBC ...

Tournament cancellation spares Nontshinga ...

Nontshinga had secured a November 27 date for his IBF junior flyweight title challenge to Felix Alvarado in Golden Boy ...

Why I will never fight Lamati — Tete

Tete finally put an end to speculations that he might be challenging Lamati for the IBO junior featherweight title.

Fuzile accepts world title fight at short ...

This was revealed by Fuzile's trainer Chief Njekanye after the Duncan Village boxer got confirmation he would face ...

Delight as BSA gives green light for ...

This follows a directive from Boxing SA declaring fans would be allowed to venues after government relaxed Covid-19 ...