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Mom in anguish after hospital allows ‘seriously disturbed, dangerous’ daughter out on the streets

An East London mother is in anguish after her seriously ill 14-year-old daughter was discharged from the psychiatric ward at Cecilia Makiwane Hospital in April without her ...

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Hudson Park wary of the third wave as they start rugby season ...

Hudson Park High first team rugby coach Thabo Sisua says they want to continue to enjoy their rugby even amid the talk of a Covid-19 third wave ...

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Two Eastern Cape ‘Survivor SA’ challengers are world’s apart

For the first time in Survivor South Africa’s history, the nail-biting reality show was filmed in the country — on the Wild Coast to be exact.

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Murder rate surges in Eastern Cape

Several categories of crime are on the decrease nationally, but the Eastern Cape received a special mention from police ...

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THE WALKING DEAD | Former ANC politician jailed after ‘hot water’ arrest drama

Ex-BCM branch chair Zolani Xego dragged out of flat by 15 officers to start his eight-year sentence.

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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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Murder rate increases in Eastern Cape and KZN flagged by police minister Bheki Cele

The Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal have seen double-digit increases in their murder rates, police minister Bheki Cele ...

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Former Eastern Cape miners suffering from silicosis finally paid out

More than 2,000 former mineworkers who suffer from silicosis have been compensated after more than three decades of ...

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Villagers block and dig up PSJ road in fury over lack of services

Premier Oscar Mabuyane condemned a violent protest where traffic was blocked for hours and then further delayed ...

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DEAD MAN WALKING | Ex ANC Buffalo City branch chair who faked his own death arrested

Former ANC branch chair in Buffalo City Metro Zolani Xego was finally taken into custody after dramatic scenes when ...

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Zoning out in Zone 1 — why does nobody care about pollution?

Zone 1 in Mdantsane is polluted, overgrown and hard to look at for too long. It feels like BCM is doing very little ...

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SA records more than 3,000 new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours

The 3,221 new Covid-19 cases recorded on Thursday is the first time the country has passed the 3,000 mark for daily new ...

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Magashule apology not likely soon, says Carl Niehaus, 'because there will be legal ...

Carl Niehaus said on Thursday that the suspended ANC secretary-general would not be apologising any time soon.

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Mosebenzi Zwane admits Vrede dairy farm project 'was badly managed'

Former Free State agriculture MEC Mosebenzi Zwane has conceded that Estina "badly managed" the controversial Vrede ...

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Eastern Cape villagers dig across road in service delivery protest, ANC blasts 'criminal ...

Traffic was disrupted when disgruntled villagers dug a trench across the R61 road during a service delivery protest ...

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Historic letter signed by Nelson Mandela and other Rivonia trialists on auction by UK ...

A letter signed by the late former statesman Nelson Mandela and 23 other Rivonia trialists appealing for funds to cover ...

Plug the loophole in circumcision law fast

On Wednesday a Ngcobo magistrate  made a ruling  that will have a profound impact:  parents have a right  to grant consent for underage youths to undergo ...

Commercially reprocessed medical devices ‘as safe as originals’

Medical device reprocessors body sets the record straight after recent article on single-use devices

Without a jab there’ll be no pot of gold for SA rugby

While our players stagnate at home due to Covid-19, the Kiwis and Aussies are in for a super weekend

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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%

Tenders and Vacancies

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

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 ...

Eastern Cape business beckons state to ...

As much as R60bn could be invested in SA's vehicle and component manufacturing industries over the next five years.

GEPF self-service website and app is live

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Local contractors feel sidelined as Eskom ...

Local contractors claim they have been left battling to survive as Eskom pumps tenders worth hundreds of millions ...

Clicks to acquire retailer Pick N Pay’s ...

South African pharmacist Clicks said on Monday it planned to acquire 25 in-store pharmacies, their drug stocks and ...

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DELORES | Dreaming on a dreamy ride — ...

I dream upon a dream. The weekend's ride was East London to Doringkloof in the Baviaanskloof and back.

Week for classical music lovers

May 15 to 22 ON SATURDAY • Catch the Fine and Fabulous Creators Market at Toboshane Valley Estate from 10am to ...

Gospel singer takes new direction to help ...

Willowvale-born Bunono Mxokwana is popularly known as a gospel singer who performs with his brother Anathi.

AT THE BEACH | Dreams come true for ...

Work ethic comes in many forms, shapes, sizes and guises. Genius, some say, is 99% perspiration and 1% inspiration. ...

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Intriguing dissection of ‘Son of Sam’ ...

As strange as it may seem, serial killer numbers in the US have plummeted dramatically in the past two decades.

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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 ...

Singapore brings in strictest Covid-19 ...

Singapore announced on Friday the strictest curbs on social gatherings and public activities since easing a Covid-19 ...

Nine shot in Providence, Rhode Island, ...

Nine people were wounded, three of them critical in Providence, Rhode Island, on Thursday in an exchange of gunfire ...

Japanese towns abandon plans to host ...

Dozens of Japanese towns have abandoned plans to accept overseas athletes competing in the Olympics from July due to ...

Turkey calls on Muslims to take clear ...

Muslim countries must show a united and clear stance over Israel's conflict with the Islamist Hamas movement in Gaza, ...

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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

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.

Distracted Joyi vows to retain world title

Joyi, 37, will make the first defence of his IBO mini-flyweight crown against Ayanda Ndulani on May 21 at International ...

Boxing returns to Mthatha for Mandela ...

One such promoter is Xolani Mbotya who trades under Black Magic Promotions in the Mthatha area.

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