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Sacked East London rabbi loses bid to have Jewish court hear his case

The former rabbi of the orthodox Jewish community in East London who stands to benefit from the proceeds of a disputed will must use the country’s labour laws to challenge ...

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BCM schools lead the way with province’s highest pass rate

Buffalo City Metro was the province’s top-performing school district for the class of 2021 with a 79% pass rate.

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McLaren Circus faces animal rights activists’ wrath

Animal rights activists have lashed out at McLaren Circus for its use of performing animals and have vowed to protest at the circus venue in ...

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MATRIC | Check your 2021 exam results (including ...

Get instant access to your results on our matric website – now including Western Cape results too
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Mthatha sisters pay heavy price for fraud

Two Mthatha sisters are set to spend years in jail, with one already inside, for defrauding their municipality of ...

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SA cookbook classic that will become sticky with love

This book annoys me. I have just one copy, and I cannot decide whether it should be kept on the coffee table, by the ...

Lifestyle

Karen makes life easy for clients who want to lose weight or just live a healthy lifestyle

Meal prep is probably one of the best ways to stay on top of a new healthy diet or eating plan.

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BIG OIL VS BIG HEARTS: the battle for South Africa's Wild Coast

A giant wave of protest is cresting as South Africans unite against Shell's plans to begin seismic exploration of the ...

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Mdantsane’s Ulwazi High logs its umpteenth 100% matric pass rate

Mdantsane’s Ulwazi High School has once again put Eastern Cape schools on the map with its 100% pass rate, which is ...

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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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Class of 2021 defy all odds, and come up trumps

Despite a year beset by challenges including rotational learning and the opening and closing of classes throughout the ...

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Life sentences for farmer’s killers but this ‘will never bring him back’

Friends of slain farmer Shaun Brett Krull welcomed the life imprisonment handed to two men who were arrested for ...

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Tsolo youngsters get chance to realise big soccer dreams

Siphelele Ntweni, a grade seven pupil at Mcheni Junior Secondary, has long harboured dreams of one day playing for ...

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Half a school has had to shut down because the EC education department has failed to fix ...

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has lambasted the Eastern Cape education department’s failure to ...

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Bhityi man aged 92 shot and killed

A 92-year-old man was shot and killed at Ngquqha village in the Bhityi administrative area outside Mthatha on Wednesday ...

Sport

Selborne quartet impress at WP

WP head coach Jerome Paarwater selected Thomas Bursey to start at scrumhalf for their clash against the Bulls while ...

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No early-year boxing tournaments for EC

The province has seen its boxing activity dwindling and being overtaken by Gauteng, challenging its status as the ...

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BREAKING | Life sentences for killers of East London farmer Shaun Brett Krull

Two men accused of murdering East London farmer Shaun Brett Krull at his farm in 2019 were sentenced to life ...

A special salute is due to some, and an extraordinary effort from others

The National Senior Certificate results are out. These results mark the culmination of 12 years hard work  for the class of 2021. Receiving their results is a ...

ANC leadership questions: Beware of history repeating itself

In December, several regions of the ANC in the Eastern Cape hosted regional elective conferences. It must be noted that all the regions that held these ...

Ugly truth behind fight for publication of matric results

White schools dominate the top end, paving the way for public displays of domination and playing into the DBE’s hands

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Drone shows North West homes submerged in water as flooding continues across SA

Bloemhof in the North West is one of the latest areas to be flooded after parts of KwaZulu-Natal, the Eastern Cape, Free State and Gauteng were hit by heavy rains since the second week of January.

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LISTEN | How safe is SA's Koeberg nuclear ...

DispatchLIVE explores one of South Africans most unenviable environmentally sensitive choices: support nuclear power, ...

Reserve Bank to hike rates by 25 bps to ...

South Africa's Reserve Bank (SARB) will raise interest rates to 4.00% on January 27 as it continues its hiking cycle ...

Ster-Kinekor receives binding offer from ...

Business rescue practitioner Stefan Smyth says he has received a binding offer from London-based Blantyre Capital and ...

New manager for East London port

In the final step of a major shakeup at the top of SA's ports, East London port manager Sharon Sijako has been ...

Three new manufacturers bring investments ...

The East London Industrial Development Zone yesterday announced a further three manufacturing investors joining its ...

What you need to know when insuring your ...

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 ...

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YOUR MARRIAGE | A strong marriage begins ...

We are driven by a need to be right, to be in charge and to come first, and time and again, we are advised that ...

DELORIS | Flying, but not too high, on my ...

The seat foam on my new German motorcycle speaks to me more than the shiny heavy metal precision under the couch ...

AT THE BEACH | Welcome to La Nina summer

“La Nina” means little girl in Spanish. La Nina is also sometimes called El Viejo and anti El Nino (El Nino — little ...

SPOTLIGHT | 'The Lost Daughter' and new ...

Oscar winner Olivia Colman stars in Maggie Gyllenhaal's directorial debut,  'Scream 5' takes us back to the deadly town ...

Managing the chaos

After a few weeks off from the daily grind of clashing school schedules, last-minute lunch box-packing and frenetic ...

Karen makes life easy for clients who ...

Meal prep is probably one of the best ways to stay on top of a new healthy diet or eating plan.

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World

Australia suffers deadliest day of ...

Australia suffered its deadliest day of the pandemic on Tuesday as a fast-moving Omicron outbreak continued to push up ...

Tsunami-hit Tonga islands suffered ...

The affect of the huge eruption was felt as far away as the US. Two people drowned off a beach in Peru due to high ...

Bob Saget, TV dad and comedian, found ...

Bob Saget, an actor and comedian best known as the jovial dad on the television sitcom “Full House,” was found dead in ...

Peter Hain urges UK to freeze Bain ...

Hain has written to Boris Johnson, urging the UK authorities to freeze state contracts with Bain after the release of ...

‘Nevermind’: Judge dismisses lawsuit by ...

A federal judge in Los Angeles has dismissed a lawsuit by a man who said the grunge rock group Nirvana sexually ...

Ghislaine Maxwell convicted of recruiting ...

The jury deliberated for five full days before reaching the verdict.

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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 ...

Boxing Mecca

IBF vote of confidence gives Bell ...

Bell beat Matshidiso Mokebetsi to claim the IBF Intercontinental junior lightweight title at Nangoza Jebe Hall.

Makabu snubs SA media ahead of big US bout

Makabu whose boxing was nurtured in SA and is trained in Johannesburg by Damien Durandt-son of the late Nic Durandt- ...

Nontshinga ropes in Nathan for world ...

Nathan severed ties with Fuzile and a few hours later was roped in by Nontshinga to help him prepare for his world ...

Shock as Berman parts company with EL ...

This was confirmed by the Johannesburg promotional company with its publicist Brian Mitchell, who was also Lamati’s ...

Nathan ditches ‘Golden Boy’ Fuzile

This was confirmed by Nathan, who insisted that his No Doubt Management company would no longer work with the talented ...