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Vehicle import scam bust

“Mercy,” pleaded the weeping owner of an imported car as scores of vehicles were loaded on to trucks on Wednesday.

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Peaceful crowd gathers in Stutterheim

Traffic on the N6 is moving smoothly through Stutterheim. A peaceful crowd is gathering outside the Stutterheim Magistrate's Court where 18 people ...

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WSU now offers accounting course

Walter Sisulu University may not have accreditation to offer a LLB law degree and bachelor of science degree in Prosthetic and Orthotics, but the ...

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Man out on warning in margarine theft case

A Stutterheim man appeared at the Stutterheim magistrate’s court on Thursday for theft of four bricks of Rama margarine. The 36-year-old Thandolwethu Mpangashe is one of 18 people who were arrested on Wednesday for public violence when food stores ...
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'How ANC created a chaotic government‚ in 164 easy steps'

If you were to list the different cabinets SA has had since 2009‚ you’d need 14 columns. That’s what the Institute of ...

Sport

SARU and Western Province accused of racial inequality in appointment of coaches and staff

The racial inequality in the appointment of their coaches and key decision-making staff puts SA Rugby and Western ...

Entertainment

The 411 | Mzekezeke 'teams up' with DJ Sbu to open a record label

Twitter's reaction to Mzekezeke and DJ Sbu "teaming up" to open a record label is hilarious. DJ Sbu gave TshisaLIVE ...

Politics

Progressive Youth Alliance beats EFF in SRC poll at Wits

The Progressive Youth Alliance (PYA) has emerged victorious in the 2018/2019 Student Representative Council (SRC) ...

Politics

Parliament to probe Floyd Shivambu's role in VBS 'heist'

The DA has received confirmation that parliament’s joint committee on ethics and members’ interests will be launching ...

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14-year-old goes missing in village

Centane police have opened a case of a missing person, following the disappearance of 14-year-old Milisa Mboto on ...

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MEC Tikana pays respects to families of 13 victims of horror crash

Transport, safety and liaison MEC Weziwe Tikana on Wednesday visited some of the families who lost relatives in ...

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Sick miners to bring class action lawsuit against coal mining companies

“I have four kids. Now I struggle to survive through temporary jobs. I hope that we win the case against the coal ...

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Road closure around Stutterheim

On the third day of protest action in Stutterheim numerous roads around the small town have been closed “due to protest ...

City

BCM rates, services collection plummets

Rates and services collection in Buffalo City Metro plunged to 71.2% in September. Sluggish expenditure in a number of ...

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Alliance parties to seek release of 18

The tripartite alliance of the ANC, SACP and Cosatu will negotiate for the release of the 18 people arrested for ...

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Men in cop uniform rob jewellery store

Two men‚ clad in police uniform‚ are believed to have been behind a plot to rob a jewellery store in the I'langa Mall ...

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Rat droppings and rotten chicken found in food store blitz

Stacks of expired chicken‚ packets of powdered milk and canned food and a filthy kitchen are some of the discoveries ...

Local Heroes

Time to celebrate the city’s quiet heroes

It’s that time of year when the Daily Dispatch, in partnership with Johnson and Johnson, rolls out the red carpet for ...

Lifestyle

Acclaimed writer to receive honorary PhD from UFH

Multi-award-winning SA poet, short story writer, novelist and cultural activist Mandla Langa will receive an honorary ...

OPINION | Putting SA’s young people to work will take a team

The National Development Plan 2030 aims to reduce South Africa’s alarming levels of youth unemployment and to provide young people with economic ...

OPINION | VBS culprits must face full might of the law

The Venda Building Society (VBS) bank heist scandal which was discovered after the SA Reserve Bank commissioned an investigation makes for a depressing and ...

OPINION | Rich cash in while others ‘sweep the floors’

Asinakutyeba sonke, ngubani oyakushiyeka etshayela?, (“We can’t all be rich, who will sweep the floors?”) I heard this statement all too often growing up.It ...

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The leadership of the Economic Freedom Fighters held a media briefing on Tuesday, October 16 2018, at the party’s Johannesburg headquarters, to put to bed the rumours surrounding the alleged involvement of its deputy president, Floyd Shivambu, and his brother Brian in the VBS scandal.

This is what the EFF had to say about the VBS scandal

The leadership of the Economic Freedom Fighters held a media briefing on Tuesday, October 16 2018, at the party’s Johannesburg headquarters, to put to bed the rumours surrounding the alleged involvement of its deputy president, Floyd ...

City News

BCM rates, services collection plummets

Rates and services collection in Buffalo City Metro plunged to 71.2% in September. Sluggish expenditure in a number of ...

East London security guard robbed of rifle

East London police are searching for man who made off with a rifle he robbed from a security guard at the Amalinda Post ...

Woman found dead under still-burning ...

A visually impaired woman in Buffalo City Metro died as a result of illegal electricity connections in Jamaica informal ...

Power outage alert for Cambridge residents

The electricity supply will be interrupted in Cambridge on Tuesday from 9am until 4pm, weather permitting

BCM to pay R13m more for toilets

After a two-year break, work has resumed on a controversial Buffalo City Metro project to eradicate pit toilets, which ...

EL zoo cops flak as worry grows over ...

As public outrage against the East London zoo grew with news of 35-year-old bear, Jenny’s euthanisation on Wednesday, ...

BREAKING | Three die in EL horror crash

Suicides by mentally ill patients are on the increase at correctional centres. This is according to the Judicial ...

Sad day as Jenny the bear is put down

Jenny, the 35-year-old East London Zoo brown bear, has been put down. This was confirmed by BCM spokesperson Samkelo ...

Residents, BCM blame each other

King William’s Town residents are complaining that the streets are littered with trash – and it has worsened over the ...

Gonubie’s falling apart but councillor ...

Gonubie’s boardwalks are crumbling, roads are collapsing, the potholes are horrendous, bush is encroaching across ...

IEC grants BCM 13 more stations

In preparation for the upcoming general and provincial elections, the Independent Electoral Commission has increased ...

BCM launches R4m one-stop shop for tourism

Tourists can now get an idea of what Buffalo City Metro has to offer all under one roof with the launch of a R4m ...

State Capture Inquiry

Hawks express ‘serious concern’ over ...

Hawks head‚ Lieutenant-General Godfrey Lebeya‚ has expressed “serious concern” over allegations that a senior ...

Court slams state‚ but refuses to throw ...

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has won a crucial victory in its “State Capture” prosecution campaign – with ...

#StateCapture: Treasury official to take ...

Acting chief procurement officer Willie Mathebula is expected to appear before the Zondo commission of inquiry as the ...

Whistleblower names top Zuma aide as ...

Jacob Zuma’s former trusted and powerful adviser Lakela Kaunda is being accused of facilitating a meeting between ...

Zuma wants to ‘meaningfully participate’ ...

Lawyers for former president Jacob Zuma say he wants to “make a meaningful participation” in the State Capture Inquiry ...

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Lifestyle

The 411 | Mzekezeke 'teams up' with DJ ...

Twitter's reaction to Mzekezeke and DJ Sbu "teaming up" to open a record label is hilarious. DJ Sbu gave TshisaLIVE ...

WATCH | Kwesta dropped out of school to ...

To make his dream of becoming a rapper a reality Kwesta has had to make many sacrifices along the way‚ which include ...

Acclaimed writer to receive honorary PhD ...

Multi-award-winning SA poet, short story writer, novelist and cultural activist Mandla Langa will receive an honorary ...

Girls taught how to deal with an attacker

In a classroom in Soweto, girls listen carefully, knowing they need to learn how to avoid the threat of rape that hangs ...

No fancy cars or dresses but these ...

No fancy dresses‚ expensive suits or luxury cars‚ just their ordinary school uniform. That is how pupils of ...

The 411 | We FINALLY know why Dr Malinga ...

Sleep for what? Sleep for who? It is Dr Malinga's daily mantra and it is what he will be remembered for and for him‚ ...

Boxing Mecca

Lara beats Nxoshe in WBC international ...

Once again a Mexican journey man visited SA’s shores and dealt a beating to a local boxer.Ulises Lara, who has lost 16 ...

Social media can fuel good, the bad and ...

There is no denying that social media has become part of our lives if not virtually controlling it. It has impacted on ...

Tyirha may be a ‘Raging Bull’

Move over Azinga Fuzile, here comes another star. This seems to be the general feeling going in boxing circles after ...

Business

Rand firms to two-week high against ...

The rand was firmer against major global currencies on Tuesday morning‚ reaching a two-week high against the dollar‚ ...

Passion fuels Ultra City success

Living modestly and within his means is what Pumelele Balfour attributes the success of his businesses to, one of ...

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