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THE INVESTIGATION: Lotto’s R10m mystery toilet project in EC

Lotto’s funding arm gave R10m to employees of Pretoria lawyer Lesley Ramulifho for “sanitation projects” at 15 schools, but the street address of his construction offices is ...

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THE RESPONSES: What the roleplayers say about funding for R10m ...

Key players have responded to the questions surrounding the awarding of Lottery monies to non-profits associated with controversial Pretoria attorney ...

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KSD beefs up sub-station security

King Sabata Dalindyebo (KSD) municipal bosses are beefing up security at electricity sub-stations for fear of cable thieves striking during the ...

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‘Neglected’ villagers vow to boycott election

“The ANC has failed us!” was the common cry at Msobomvu when the Dispatch visited last weekend.
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'No one in NEC backed me over Ajay Gupta affair' ...

ANC head of elections Fikile Mbalula has claimed that nobody in the ANC's National Executive Committee (NEC) backed him up when he admitted in a 2011 meeting that Ajay Gupta knew about his Cabinet appointment before then president Jacob Zuma made ...
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UN backs Caster Semenya in her fight to compete in international athletics

The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is backing SA Olympic champion Caster Semenya in her fight to continue ...

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Girl, 12, raped in latest child crime wave to hit Eastern Cape

A week after an Alice father opened a case of rape and kidnapping against a 21-year-old man, he is perturbed that the ...

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WATCH | Former Mpumalanga pupil shot in leg by police in viral video dies

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) is now investigating a possible murder after a police officer ...

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DISPATCH DIALOGUES: Battle of the Manifestos

This election manifesto dialogue is a platform where party leaders can share their perspectives and their vision for ...

Sport

Bulls expect to be to pushed to the limit by Chiefs at Loftus

Bulls captain Handre Pollard is expecting a high-intensity game from the struggling Chiefs when they meet in their ...

Multimedia

WATCH | Eastern Cape 5-day weather forecast

Here is your detailed five day weather forecast for some cities in the Eastern Cape. 

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Ramaphosa criticised for claiming SA will overcome load-shedding like it did apartheid

President Cyril Ramaphosa has been criticised for comparing the current nationwide power cuts to apartheid. 

Sport

Warriors batsman Sinethemba Qeshile likely to make his Proteas debut in the second T20 ...

Things have happened very quickly for Warriors batsman Sinethemba Qeshile and he is likely to make his Proteas debut in ...

Politics

'Nomvula Mokonyane sold out for braai packs and Johnnie Walker', says Mmusi Maimane

DA leader Mmusi Maimane used his Human Rights Day speech on Thursday to bash the ruling ANC, telling Bekkersdal ...

Politics

Stand up to greedy and selfish officials, Zweli Mkhize tells residents

ANC national executive member and national minister of coperative governance and traditional affairs Zweli Mkhize has ...

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ANC hasn't delivered on human rights, say peaceful protesters

Two Durban-based human rights organisations have slammed the ruling ANC party for having failed South Africans, 25 ...

Lifestyle

New series ‘Shadow’ gives Dladla star status

The first South African Netflix original series, Shadow, is rocking local and international audiences.

Opinion

OPINION | ANC loses the plot when groping in the dark

A few weeks ago, after a family commemoration, I was sitting at a restaurant in Durban North, the suburb where I was ...

Sport

Coach will scrum down for Swallows in Cup tie

Former head coach Yongama Mkaza will be making his return to the field of play when Swallows face Roodepoort in the ...

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No power, now no water?

Load-shedding is taking its toll on the most precious commodity of all: water.

OPINION | Poster politicians don’t offer voters much

So what is the point of the posters decorating our streets? Struggling to find a party worth voting for, I have taken an interest in the posters, hoping some ...

OPINION | ANC loses the plot when groping in the dark

A few weeks ago, after a family commemoration, I was sitting at a restaurant in Durban North, the suburb where I was born decades ago.

OPINION | Eskom crisis is treasure trove for teachers

When famous business schools around the world stumble across a major corporate failure or success, they quickly hire specialist writers to compose a “case ...

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Experiencing some of what the Eastern Cape has to offer, on a five-day tourism trip, has Bhongo Jacob eager to embrace travel.

Embracing land of eye-catching wonder

Experiencing some of what the Eastern Cape has to offer, on a five-day tourism trip, has Bhongo Jacob eager to embrace travel.

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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 ...

BCM in court over city centre barriers

Two property companies have resorted to court in a bid to force Buffalo City Municipality to remove cement barriers ...

Smelly, illegal dumpsite makes life ...

King William’s Town resident Thobela James is at the end of his rope with illegal dumping occurring outside his ...

Mother found murdered in Amalinda, East ...

East London police are investigating a case of murder after a 37-year-old mother of one was found dead in her flat in ...

Question of satanic rituals at ‘vagrant ...

Beacon Bay residents have been up in arms for more than a year over an abandoned house.

Planned power outage for Beacon Bay on ...

The electricity supply will be interrupted to consumers supplied by the Buffalo City Metro in Beacon Bay on Tuesday ...

Nahoon power outage

The electricity supply will be interrupted to consumers supplied by the Buffalo City Metro in Nahoon on Tuesday from ...

BCM workers’ path littered with threats

Buffalo City Metro has laid a complaint with police against temporary refuse collectors who allegedly “intimidated” BCM ...

Police investigate armed robbery at ...

Police are investigating a case of armed robbery after The Crazy Store in Retail Park was robbed of an undisclosed ...

Zoo looks at improving life for the ...

The East London zoo first came under fire when news of the death of Chacma baboon, William, surfaced in 2017, and saw ...

Rare dolphin washes up on Nahoon beach

A rare striped dolphin was found washed up at Nahoon beach on Tuesday morning.

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Teen star gets big break for Orlando trip

Xola Limba, who is set to take part in a talent showcase in Orlando, Florida, in the US, was 10 years old when she took ...

Embracing land of eye-catching wonder

A five-day media tour to experience some of the province’s wonderful destinations turned seven strangers into instant ...

New series ‘Shadow’ gives Dladla star ...

The first South African Netflix original series, Shadow, is rocking local and international audiences.

Giorgio Armani designs Italian soccer ...

The Italian Soccer Federation has signed a four-year deal with Giorgio Armani to design the formal off-field uniforms ...

Libode sculptor gets spot as French ...

A Libode-born fine artist, Lwandiso Njara, has a shot at gaining entry into international markets after being selected ...

WATCH | 'Vuka Kwabafileyo' dance takes ...

The Vuka kwabafileyo challenge: a spin to the ressurection challenge

Business

Black Management Forum seeks to hold ANC ...

Black Management Forum (BMF) president Andile Nomlala has called on black professionals in the province not to shy ...

Sports events pour millions into East ...

From the last week of January to the end of February, more than 11,000 athletes, with only slightly fewer people ...

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