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The long walk for water at Mandela’s birthplace

As the global community celebrates the centenary of Nelson Mandela, his eldest grandson, Nkosi Mandla Zwelivelile Mandela, decried the lack of clean water and health services ...

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DispatchLIVE brings you Lumumba's lecture on ...

DispatchLIVE will broadcast the Nelson Mandela Memorial Lecture by Kenyan intellectual, legal expert and scholar, professor Patrick Loch Otiena ...

City

Anger over sex violence in city

Incidences of sexual violence against women in Buffalo City Metro are among the highest in the country, with sex workers at the receiving end of a ...

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All systems go for 'critical' ANC provincial ...

The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal is hoping to emerge from its eighth provincial elective conference with an inclusive leadership that will forge unity in the organisation‚ which has been plagued by deep divisions among its branches. At a media briefing held ...
Politics

DA lays charges against Ace Magashule for ...

The DA on Tuesday laid charges against ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule in Parys‚ Free State‚ accusing him of failing to report an alleged murder. DA Free State leader Dr Roy Jankielsohn laid the charges after Magashule alleged the former head of ...
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WATCH LIVE | Barack Obama delivers 2018 Nelson Mandela lecture

Former US president Barack Obama will deliver a speech to a crowd of 15,000 people in Johannesburg on Tuesday as the ...

Politics

The Zulu king’s Ingonyama Trust must fall: SACP

The South African Communist Party has broken ranks with its alliance partner the ANC on the contentious issue of land ...

City

The cloud's silver silver lining for industry

The fourth industrial revolution is coming and it’s going to be in the cloud. At least that’s if the Amazon Web ...

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Ntsiki Mazwai on her love-hate relationship with DJ Sbu's Mofaya

Ntsiki Mazwai has shared her concerns over DJ Sbu not using his "gift" properly‚ and questioned why he was heading ...

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Officials must pay for ‘wilful criminality’ in Life Esidimeni tragedy - DA

The DA has given the Gauteng provincial government 60 days to pursue legal action against officials implicated in the ...

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WATCH | Police slow to act despite CCTV footage of brazen theft

Police are accused of failing to arrest two suspects caught stealing on CCTV from a Cambridge West family home at the ...

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WATCH | Vegas bodycam footage shows officer fire through windshield in car chase

Las Vegas police on Monday released dramatic body camera footage of an officer firing through his own windshield as he ...

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Soccer World Cup is an honour to attend – even for a No 2 goalkeeper

SPONSORED | Being the understudy doesn’t mean it’s less of a big deal to represent your country, says former England ...

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Praise for Ramaphosa for acting against Zuma

President Cyril Ramaphosa's administration has received praise from the unlikeliest source for being able to bring his ...

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Dispute over goats ends in fatal shooting

An 80-year-old man was shot dead by police when he opened fire on them in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands following a ...

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Lesseyton man held for allegedly killing grandfather

Komani police have arrested a Lesseyton man for allegedly killing his grandfather and burying him in a shallow grave ...

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Fort Hare cancels exams after noise disruptions

The University of Fort Hare has cancelled what it hoped would be the last leg of their examination season.

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Judgment on Basic Education’s sets and norms postponed

Judgment on the Equal Education versus the Department of Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has been postponed to ...

News

WATCH | Security guard survives after car crashes into him

A Johannesburg security guard who was deployed to be on the lookout for suspicious vehicles in the Morningside area is ...

Politics

Holomisa: I've been gagged but I'll fight on

UDM leader Bantu Holomisa says he will fight a court interdict that blocks him from repeating his allegations that ...

OPINION | Don't blame the Kardashians - we made them

The Forbes article shot around the world faster than a selfie of Kimmy K’s buttocks: Kylie Jenner‚ the crown princess of the Kardashian kakistocracy‚ is about ...

OPINION | ANC must support black farming graduates

One of the reasons the ANC has struggled with land and agricultural reform is because, as a liberation movement, it lacked a rural imagination.

OPINION | Always be alert to prices charged at the till

If there’s one line consumers have really latched on to, it is “The price you see is the price you pay”, taking it to mean, understandably, that they have a ...

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Watch live as President Obama delivers the 2018 Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture in Johannesburg, South Africa, marking the 100th anniversary of Mandela’s birth by reflecting on his example of perseverance and vision and what lessons we can we draw from his legacy.

Watch Live: President Obama Delivers the Nelson Mandela Lecture

Watch live as President Obama delivers the 2018 Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture in Johannesburg, South Africa, marking the 100th anniversary of Mandela’s birth by reflecting on his example of perseverance and vision and what lessons we can ...

City News

The cloud's silver silver lining for ...

The fourth industrial revolution is coming and it’s going to be in the cloud. At least that’s if the Amazon Web ...

Amalinda traffic lights fuel community ...

The small victory of newly erected traffic lights in Amalinda has been welcomed by residents and councillor Mzukisi ...

Anger over sex violence in city

Incidences of sexual violence against women in Buffalo City Metro are among the highest in the country, with sex ...

Power outages leave parts of EL in the ...

Large parts of East London remained in the dark on Monday night as rolling power outages hit the area, leaving ...

Post office workers in city protest

The national strike action affecting post office services throughout the country filtered to East London, as some ...

LISTEN | BCM residents’ water woes fall ...

It’s been near a month since Buffalo City Metro ratepayer Raymond Pieterse reported a leaking water meter at the ...

Batting Bridge closed for maintenance

The Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality is advising motorists that the Batting Bridge will be closed for maintenance ...

Long wait for RDP homes a nightmare

When the illegal power connection trips in Moscow’s shacklands, Tozamile Tshokwe’s electricity-driven oxygen tank stops ...

Beacon Bay, Gonubie Road on target

The construction of the Beacon Bay and Gonubie Link Road, which is set to be completed in March 2019, is currently ...

Changes to diet help bears of EL Zoo ...

Gina and Jenny, the brown bears of the East London Zoo, are looking much better, according to Lionel de Lange, CEO of ...

No help as smelly spring floods her yard

A natural spring suddenly started flowing at a Dimbaza home in May, going under the foundation, rotting old trees and ...

Threat to shut down BCM cemeteries

Grieving families could be barred from conducting funeral services at metro cemeteries this weekend if city authorities ...

Sport

High stakes for top bout

Mthatha will be the focal point of boxing action this coming weekend when it hosts its first ever world boxing title ...

Cosafa rivals to challenge Safa president ...

South African Football Association president Danny Jordaan will face opposition from his counterparts in the Seychelles ...

Chiefs goalie Khune admits they found it ...

Itumeleng Khune expressed optimism that the players will adjust well to the tactics of new Kaizer Chiefs coach Giovanni ...

WATCH | Novak Djokovic beats Kevin ...

Novak Djokovic claimed a fourth Wimbledon title in ruthless fashion as he beat giant South African Kevin Anderson 6-2 ...

France overpower Croatia 4-2 to win World ...

France overwhelmed Croatia 4-2 in the World Cup final at Moscow's Luzhniki stadium on Sunday to lift the trophy for the ...

Lifestyle

Olympian shows families how fencing is ...

In an effort to show off what fencing is all about, the Buffalo Fencing Club held a clinic at the Beacon Bay Country ...

WATCH | Yvonne Chaka Chaka to go back to ...

Veteran muso Yvonne Chaka Chaka has BEEN preaching the virtues of education and even plans to return to school herself ...

EL’s golden duo of dance step up

Having brought back sackloads of medals from the World Championships of Performing Arts (WCOPA) in California since ...

Small car, big heart, loads of class

There is no denying the current-generation Mini Cooper has grown in stature and morphed into a C-segment-sized car, and ...

Spotlight on ‘ukuthwala’ in new book

A Mount Ayliff-born author, Phumela Jakuja, 29, has written an engrossing and insightful book, to be published in four ...

This week's Gig Guide

JULY 14-21 ON SATURDAY The annual Watergat 15km Challenge will take place at 2pm, starting and finishing in Mcleantown. ...

Boxing Mecca

Fists of fury to headline Madiba show

The annual Madiba Birthday Celebrations tournament is in full swing with the organisers promising an event to ...

Konkco vows to be all the rage in his ...

It has been a while since Simpiwe Konkco was seen plying his trade inside a ring. This even though he is a world ...

Mayweather to knock Tete into the right ...

By all intent and purposes the composition of the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) in the bantamweight seems to be have ...

Last chance saloon for Mthalane to hit ...

Redemption beckons for boxer once accused of chickening out of fight

Friends Tete and Donaire could be pitted ...

Boxing is a very funny sport and it has no boundaries in terms of match ups.

Business

Gupta link 'killed the business'‚ says ...

TNA Media’s association with the Gupta family created an unshakable perception that it was an integral part of “state ...

The cloud's silver lining for industry

The fourth industrial revolution is coming and it’s going to be in the cloud. At least that’s if the Amazon Web ...

World News

WATCH | Vegas bodycam footage shows ...

Las Vegas police on Monday released dramatic body camera footage of an officer firing through his own windshield as he ...

WATCH | Trump vows ‘extraordinary ...

Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin began an historic summit on Monday vowing their determination to forge a ...

WATCH | Treacherous Thai cave rescue bid ...

A treacherous rescue bid to free a youth football team trapped in a flooded Thai cave entered its second day Monday, ...

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa ...

The clearest indication yet that the Zimbabwe Defence Forces [ZDF] could be stakeholders in elections due to be held in ...

WATCH | Agonising rescue ahead for Thai ...

Rescuers braced for a long and difficult evacuation for 13 members of a Thai youth football team found alive in a cave ...

UPDATE | Reports of attempt on Zimbabwean ...

Reports have emerged that Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa narrowly survived a bomb blast at a ZANU-PF rally he ...

Number missing in Indonesia ferry ...

As many as 192 passengers could be missing after a ferry sank into the depths of a volcanic lake in Indonesia, the ...

WATCH | Python selfie puts Indian forest ...

An India forestry ranger found himself in a bind after a python briefly strangled him while he posed for pictures with ...

Malawi's ex-president Joyce Banda eyeing ...

Malawi's ex-president Joyce Banda, who recently returned home after four years of self-imposed exile, said on Monday ...

Clashes halt oil loadings at major Libyan ...

The major Libyan oil ports of Ras Lanuf and Es Sider were closed and evacuated on Thursday due to attacks by armed ...

Facebook news use declining, WhatsApp ...

News consumption is increasingly shifting from social media like Facebook to messaging applications like WhatsApp, ...

Body of missing UK botanist Rachel ...

The body of 63-year-old British botanist Rachel Saunders‚ who had been missing since February‚ has been found‚ the ...

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