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Eskom reduces load-shedding to stage 1 as ‘generation capacity improves’

Eskom announced on Tuesday afternoon that the evening's planned load-shedding had been reduced from stage 2 to stage 1.

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Child, 2, found dead in ceiling, dad arrested by North West ...

While her mother was in hospital for treatment, a toddler vanished.

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'We're going in thick and fast': Duduzane Zuma on his plans to ...

Duduzane Zuma says an "interesting journey" lay ahead.

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Roar of joy as blade of justice falls on EC family axe murderer

The community leapt up in a collective roar of joy, but icy-veined family axe murderer Nowa Makula, 32, showed no ...

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Link road between Beacon Bay and Gonubie at a standstill

Delays in finalising the construction of the link road between Beacon Bay and Gonubie are also slowing development ...

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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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Eastern Cape's top education brass plead poverty at bail hearing

A group of current and former Eastern Cape education department senior administration bosses pleaded poverty on Monday ...

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Upbeat Eastern Cape seniors roll up for vaccination jabs

Scores of Stutterheim seniors rolled up in wheelchairs, Zimmer frame walkers, with caregivers or on their own two ...

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The latest Covid-19 coronavirus coverage

The latest facts, news, figures and live tracking of Covid-19.

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Eastern Cape premier consoles slain brigadier’s family

The Jongile household was a sombre place on Monday when premier Oscar Mabuyane called to paid his respects to the ...

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Government offers 1.5% salary hike for public servants, plus cash gratuity

The government has tabled a revised offer of a 1.5% salary hike and a R978 cash gratuity for a year in a bid to end the ...

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BREAKING | Eastern Cape family axe murderer gets 6 life sentences

Nowa Makula, the man convicted of hacking his girlfriend and five children to death with an axe, has been sentenced to ...

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Ace vows to 'die in the ANC' at Zuma court case, while former president pleads for ...

While suspended SG Ace Magashule vowed to "die in the ANC" outside the Pietermaritzburg high court on Monday, Jacob ...

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BREAKING | EC officials arrested after education department defrauded of millions of rands

Five senior officials accused of defrauding the Eastern Cape education department of millions of rands were arrested by ...

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Zuma’s corruption trial postponed as he launches application for state prosecutor Billy ...

Former president Jacob Zuma will plead not guilty to corruption charges and he wants the state's lead prosecutor, ...

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Eastern Cape's children are starving

Two out of three Eastern Cape children are hungry, or worse, starving.

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Retired East London top cop shot dead, family tied up during home invasion robbery

An evening at home took a tragic turn for an East London family who watched as former Umkhonto we Sizwe and retired ...

Cricket SA’s selection policies are hopelessly outdated

SA rejects are doing extremely well in other countries

Zuma upset is really about funding taps being cut off

ANC faction does not accept that no-one should be allowed to feed from public purse through corruption

Security employees failing polygraph examinations – dismissals?

If employees, in high-trust environments, are required to take polygraph tests a clause stipulating this should be in all contracts of employment. Always ...

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Michael Avery and a panel discuss the findings from Wave 4, a survey that highlights the effects of school closures and educational inequality.

WATCH: Data shows urgent need for education intervention

Michael Avery and a panel discuss the findings from Wave 4, a survey that highlights the impact of school closures and educational inequality

Business

South Africa’s credit rating still in ...

Moody's Investors Service has SA two notches into junk status with a negative outlook, and Covid-19 is still expected ...

Tenders and Vacancies

VACANCY APPLICATIONS: Applications have to be addressed to: The Principal, Eastern Cape CET College, c/o Border ...

Using special zones may help get people ...

Getting the giant pool of people in SA who are desperately searching for work into gainful employment would take a ...

SA has its first laptop brand, made in ...

Mahlangu the brains behind affordable device

GEPF self-service website and app is live

SPONSORED | Visit Gepf.co.za or download the GEPF Self-Service app from Google Play Store or Apple App store

Famous Brands swings to full-year loss as ...

Restaurant chain expects headline earnings per share, excluding Gourmet Burger Kitchen, to plummet by up to 97%

SABC plans three-year wage freeze

The wage freeze will be lifted once the SABC breaks even, SABC CFO Yolande van Biljon said during a briefing on the ...

Lifestyle

WATCH | Like father, like daughter! ...

Damn! At 85 Connie's daddy is fitter than most of us!

‘Uzalo’ fans left heartbroken as uFikile ...

'Uzalo' fans are finding it hard to imagine Sbu without his Sugaring Ding-Ding!

Minister Kubayi-Ngubane’s cook-off with ...

Tourism minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane's cook-off with media personality Somizi Mhlongo-Motaung to promote township ...

Chip supply could remain tight until ...

The supply of crucial semiconductors to the car sector could remain tight until 2022, the CEO of the world's largest ...

Introducing Hisense Mobile and its new ...

SPONSORED | The new Infinity H50 range comes in three variations: the H50, H50 Zoom and H50 Lite

BMW chooses a darkened-up vibe for X3 ...

Street smart version adds Shadow Line trim and a blacked-out kidney grille

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World

‘Nothing on the table’ to bring ...

A senior Israeli official cast doubt on Monday on the possibility of a ceasefire between Israel and Gaza militants ...

India’s tally of coronavirus infections ...

India's total coronavirus cases surged past the 25 million mark on Tuesday, boosted by 263,533 new infections over the ...

France’s Macron says he will work with ...

France's president said on Monday he would work with Egypt's president and Jordan's king on a concrete proposal for a ...

‘I’m scared too many children will die’

A former Gqeberha woman living in Israel vividly recalls the first time she saw a rocket.

Death toll rises as violence rocks Gaza, ...

Israeli planes renewed air strikes in Gaza early on Saturday and Hamas militants responded by firing rockets into ...

Australia carries out first repatriation ...

Australia carried out its first repatriation flight from India after temporarily banning all travel from the ...

Sport

Stinking truth - A DispatchLIVE special investigation series

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

Joyi’s revival bid gets ahead against ...

Top boxing promoter Ayanda Matiti will on Friday continue in his struggle of showing compassion and helping fighters ...

Canoy arrives in East London hoping for ...

The lefthander arrived with his trainer Ronerex Dalut a good five days before the fight, underlying his determination ...

Joshua vs Fury fight date set, special ...

Promoter Eddie Hearn says world heavyweight unification title fight will take place in Saudi Arabia

Confusion over KZN promoter’s scheduled ...

Mbatha said she was at an advanced stage of organising her tournament set to coincide with the June 16 commemoration.

Relief as Fuzile gets exemption to fly to ...

Fuzile will face English fighter Martin Ward for the IBF junior lightweight title eliminator in Las Vegas on May 29.

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