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New lockdown in NMB a stern warning for BCM

Unless there is a dramatic improvement in behaviour, Buffalo City Metro and other parts of the Eastern Cape could face a return to the harder lockdown restrictions ...

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WATCH | Water crisis threatens Kowie holiday trade

Port Alfred businesses fear losing millions during the festive season because of a water crisis in Ndlambe municipality. The municipality already ...

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Lungisa’s broadside ‘shows ANC battle lines’

Battle lines within ANC structures in the Eastern Cape have been drawn ahead of the party’s national general council (NGC) meeting early next ...

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Gift of the Givers steps in as Covid numbers rise

The desperate Covid-19 drama being played out in the Eastern Cape was laid out for DispatchLIVE  ...

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R1.7m education app 'is completely useless'

The Eastern Cape department of education has been accused of wasting R1.7m on an education app. DA MPL Yusuf Cassim ...

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Daily Dispatch home fitness competition: win one of five Trojan Power 1.0 gyms

Daily Dispatch is giving away five home gym equipment sets to five lucky subscribers.

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More than 4,000 new Covid-19 cases recorded in 24 hours

SA recorded more than 4,000 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, the health ministry said on Wednesday.

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ANC is scared of Andile Lungisa, says analyst Mcebisi Ndletyana

Former Nelson Mandela Bay ANC councillor Andile Lungisa is a monster created by the Eastern Cape provincial executive ...

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EC premier Oscar Mabuyane lauds his office for job well done

If you have not yet had Covid-19, make sure it stays that way.

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Eastern Cape tops excess deaths log as Covid-19 infections surge in province

Fresh evidence of the Eastern Cape's Covid-19 surge arrived on Wednesday in the Medical Research Council's weekly ...

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Alcohol ban may be 'too late' say experts as calls mount amid surge in Covid-19 cases

Experts say it may be too late for government to implement strict alcohol regulations during the festive season due to ...

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ConCourt denies Andile Lungisa's appeal application

The Constitutional Court has dismissed former ANC Nelson Mandela Bay councillor Andile Lungisa’s application for ...

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20 people share 'it's not unusual' R114m PowerBall jackpot

Ithuba has announced 20 people have won the R114m PowerBall jackpot and one person won the R5.8m PowerBall PLUS jackpot ...

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Covid stalks the Sunshine Coast

Popular holiday towns in the Sarah Baartman district are buckling under the strain of Covid-19 as death numbers ...

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From cute and cuddly to bold and brave

Four white lion cubs at the Pumba Private Game Reserve have grown up out of the glare of tourists because of the ...

SANDILE ZUNGU | SA cannot afford to back down on transformation agenda

On November 2 2020, advocates and proponents of broad-based black economic empowerment (B-BBEE) and economic transformation were dealt a near-fatal blow by the ...

The vultures are circling round ‘weak’ Ramaphosa

They’re rounding on Cyril Ramaphosa now. The President looks weak. If you’ve ever observed the animal world, you may recall that once hyenas notice a weakened ...

From the president’s desk

Dear Fellow South Africans, As we continue our efforts to manage the devastating coronavirus pandemic, we cannot ignore the other public health challenges that ...

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In a defiant display at the state capture inquiry on November 5 2020, former SAA board chairperson Dudu Myeni revealed the name of a protected witness directly after deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo warned her to keep his identity concealed. On November 27, Zondo instructed the commission's legal team to assist in laying a criminal charge against former SAA chairperson Dudu Myeni.

Zondo instructs criminal charge against Dudu Myeni for unmasking Mr. X: How it unfolded

In a defiant display at the state capture inquiry on November 5 2020, former SAA board chairperson Dudu Myeni revealed the name of a protected witness directly after deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo warned her to keep his identity ...

Business

How business chamber can keep growing in ...

There is a burgeoning international trend for business chambers to radically change their funding models, from a purely ...

Remote working inspired home improvement, ...

Bathroom-ware company Italtile, which owns CTM and U-Light, said low-interest rates and a demand for home improvement ...

Public sector unions rebuff state’s wage ...

The government has performed an 11th-hour climb down and offered to enter into settlement talks with public sector ...

Pfizer-BioNTech seek EU emergency use ...

Pfizer and BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine could be rolled out in Europe in December, the companies said on Tuesday after ...

Solidarity Fund to continue to end of 2021

The Solidarity Fund, which was established as an independent, rapid-release vehicle in March to mobilise resources to ...

Absa says some sensitive information ...

Absa Bank is pressing criminal charges against an employee who has subsequently been suspended for illegally ...

Hemp franchise aims to revolutionise SA ...

Hemp is one of the most misunderstood products in SA, including the assumption that all hemp is a narcotic, and only ...

Lifestyle

Criselda Kananda on living with HIV for ...

"Please stop saying HIV/Aids simply because HIV is not Aids. We don’t say hypertension/stroke do we?"

Mr SA organisers say racism claims are ...

"OMG ... it’s the “2 of Our” for me, that was repeated 3 times.... Like more than that will be too many people of ...

Unathi Nkayi to SA men: 'Your silence is ...

'Dear men, may your daughters meet guys like you'

FIRST DRIVE | New Toyota Agya is thrifty ...

Consumers would be forgiven for associating the A-segment category below R200,000 with two common threads: questionable ...

Polar visitor leaves clues, heads home

A furry voyager from the deep south is on his way home after surrendering some valuable clues as to why he arrived

FIRST DRIVE | The BMW M2 CS could mark ...

Change is inevitable. This is a mantra continuously proved in the automotive world, especially as it transitions away ...

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Covid-free for days, Australian state ...

Australia's most populous state said that from Monday it would remove limits on the number of people at weddings, bars ...

France to make borders checks to stop ...

France will make random borders checks to stop people getting infected with Covid-19 by crossing into countries where ...

Five killed, including baby, as car ...

Five people including a nine-week-old baby were killed and up to 15 injured on Tuesday when a speeding car ploughed ...

70-year-old woman arrested for ...

A 70-year-old woman has been arrested in Sweden's capital on suspicion of holding her son captive at home for up to ...

Taiwan says Covid ‘passports’ would be a ...

Covid-19 "passports" to show peoples' inoculation and infection history will be hard to do in practice but are a good ...

Japan Nike ad on bullying, racism sparks ...

A video ad from Nike Japan against bullying and racism that features biracial athletes and other minorities, including ...

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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

Confusion reigns over boxing's Old Buck ...

Confusion still reigns over the return of revered sponsor Old Buck Gin after Boxing SA confirmed that it is yet to be ...

Shock as boxing awards cancelled

Boxing awards which recently returned to the national calendar might be discontinued again due to mounting costs as ...

New provincial managers go straight to ...

There is no time for introducing recently appointed Boxing SA (BSA) provincial managers in KwaZulu-Natal and the Free ...

Row over judging of boxing bout ‘by ...

SA boxing has been plunged into more controversy after it was claimed that an unlicensed person was allowed to judge ...

'Judge trainers on merit, not skin colour'

Boxing manager Luis slams 'unfair' criticism of Mtolo.

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