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WATCH LIVE | State capture: Jacob Zuma testifies

Former president Jacob Zuma is expected to appear for the first time before the commission of inquiry into state capture on Monday.

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NPA denies delaying bail

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is standing firm and insists that it has done everything “by the book” in a controversial bail application ...

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Two arrested for certification fraud and corruption

Two men have been arrested in Mthatha for allegedly illegally charging members of the public for certifying their documents with police stamps – a ...

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Bhisho to find 1,200 pupils new schools

Parents from Schornville Primary School appear to have won the the battle for safer classrooms for their children.
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Buffalo City Municipality State of the City ...

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Zuma says former minister Ramatlhodi was a spy

There was a string of non-recollections and memory gaps when questions by the evidence leaders at the state capture ...

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‘Hospital’s staff failed my sister’

A distressed man has described how his sister lay gasping and shouting for help with an empty oxygen tank at her side, ...

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Brazen armed robbers hit cash vans multiple times

Brazen armed robbers have hit cash vans 34 times in the Eastern Cape so far this year. The national tally is 131.

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‘Lobola link to stock theft’

Thieves seeking to profit from the custom of lobola are to blame for stock theft in Mthatha, Ngcobo and Mqanduli, ...

Politics

WATCH | Desperate MK vets defy order

The ANC uMkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association in the Eastern Cape defied an order by party secretary general ...

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Boy sent home as fees unpaid

A six-year-old Grade R pupil from Kuswag Laërskool in East London has been been ordered not to attend class by the ...

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EC teen charged with murder after stick fight turns into fatal knife fight

A 17-year-old boy was arrested after he allegedly stabbed a young man to death during an altercation in Willowvale, ...

Lifestyle

Singing of love, respect, peace

While most young musicians do not miss a chance to boast about flashy cars, girls and “stacking up the cash”, a young ...

Sport

Washie takes its toll

Notwithstanding having been run in the mildest of weather conditions, the 2019 Washie 100 Miler was not without drama ...

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'I'm alleged to be the king of corrupt people' - Zuma

“I have been vilified, alleged to be the king of corrupt people” were former president Jacob Zuma’s first words at the ...

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All eyes on Zuma

Former president Jacob Zuma, who has been central to allegations of state capture, will address the Zondo commission of ...

Business

WATCH | EL to Asia undersea cable delayed

The much-anticipated undersea telecommunications cable that will link East London to Mauritius and India will be ...

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Embattled Steinhoff reports major losses

South African retailer Steinhoff reported a $401 million (R5.6-billion) half-year loss from continuing operations on ...

Opinion

OPINION | Thugs protecting state capture leaders

In the realm of law and order, South Africa is a country of press releases and words of condemnation – but no action.

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Arts Festival CEO resigns, leaves indelible mark

National Arts Festival chief executive Tony Lankester has resigned after 12 years at the helm of the continent’s ...

EFF thugs are a short hop from Idi Amin, and it suits the ANC fine

Malema’s morons won’t be stopped because their snouts are in the same state capture trough as some ANC leaders

OPINION | Thugs protecting state capture leaders

In the realm of law and order, South Africa is a country of press releases and words of condemnation – but no action.

OPINION | The legacy of Sisi Hlehle lives on

The Eastern Cape has lost one of its legends, a theatre genius, a film star and a community builder. Nomhle Nkonyeni made both her name and that of her ...

City News

Cameras fail to net crime

Different stories are being told why none of Buffalo City Metro’s CCTV cameras recorded a hit-and-run crime in which ...

R500k needed for repairs as hall ...

The vandalised NU10 community hall in Mdantsane will cost Buffalo City Metro (BCM) up to R500,000 in repairs after the ...

BCM has least murders but most sexual ...

Of all nine metros in South Africa, Buffalo City has shown the longest and most sustained decrease in its murder rate.

No respect for city’s cemeteries

East Londoners are too scared to visit city cemeteries to pay respect to their loved ones’ graves. That’s the shocking ...

Two more Bonza Bay beach knife muggings

Pristine Bonza Bay beach, one of East London’s mugging hot spots, claimed yet more victims this week when two women ...

Site of beauty falling into shoddy state

Buffalo Pass should be one of the shining lights of East London, but continues to be a site of some of the city’s most ...

Money-for-garbage a hit in EL

The first Eastern Cape-based Packa-Ching mobile buyback centre was launched at the Khaya Youth Community Development ...

DA in a froth as BCM shrugs off motion on ...

An animal rights motion criticising the East London zoo vanished from council on Wednesday in a move that angered DA ...

‘No swimming’ at Quenera due to sewage ...

East London residents, including the thousands of children who are enjoying school holidays, have been warned against ...

WATCH | Public toilets at beaches in ...

While scores of people are expected to flock to East London beaches during the school holidays, the appalling state of ...

Wildlife filmmaker Varty joins protest to ...

World-renowned South African conservationist and wildlife filmmaker John Varty is adding his voice – and those of his ...

Beach facilities fall apart

Just months after Buffalo City Municipality spruced up the city’s beaches for holidaymakers, complaints are circulating ...

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Singing of love, respect, peace

While most young musicians do not miss a chance to boast about flashy cars, girls and “stacking up the cash”, a young ...

EL teens awarded scholarships to NYC

Four East London teens have been awarded scholarships towards their tuition at the New York Film Academy after their ...

If the glass still fits

Antique dealer David Glick is the first to admit that his profession can have something of a stuffy image. However, if ...

Arts Festival CEO resigns, leaves ...

National Arts Festival chief executive Tony Lankester has resigned after 12 years at the helm of the continent’s ...

WATCH | Veliswa Skeyi back in studio to ...

Former Lord Comforters lead singer Veliswa Skeyi is in the studio recording her 13th album, Nyathela.

DJ’s new album to surprise fans with ...

Platinum selling DJ Prince Kaybee is working on an EP titled Crossover Music, which is due for release later in 2019.

Business

WATCH | EL to Asia undersea cable delayed

The much-anticipated undersea telecommunications cable that will link East London to Mauritius and India will be ...

Cannabis set to be ‘saviour plant’

Some of the most inaccessible regions of Transkei will become SA’s most valuable agricultural land, and overseas ...

Top speaker, author to share pitching ...

With little under a month to go before the Daily Dispatch’s Business Summit, which will focus on “The Corporate ...

SA’s leaders must come to the party

SA’s business future is squarely in the hands of the institutional leaders, yet if they do not embrace the concepts ...

Disruption’s her stock in trade

East London property sales tycoon Xoliswa Tini, founder of Xoliswa Tini Property Services, is no stranger to the ...

EL homegirl has Midas touch with ...

Some businesses seem to soar into the financial stratosphere. Natasha Hogg, co-owner of Sanook Cafe, Sanook Eatery ...

Berlyn’s acumen grows empire

The average person would be delighted to own a service station; two would be better, three a luxury and four an ...

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