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Madiba leaves his stamp on the world

Nelson Mandela has left his stamp on the world.

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WATCH | No peace without land, says Lumumba

Kenyan intellectual Professor Patrick Lumumba said without land there will be no peace in Africa.

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How the rest of the world is marking Mandela’s ...

From musical tributes and gala dinners to rousing exhibitions‚ the world will join South Africans to celebrate late former statesman Nelson Mandela’s ...

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Strike halts UFH exams

Efforts by University of Fort Hare to complete its mid-year examinations failed yesterday when striking university workers disrupted examinations by blasting vuvuzelas and playing thumping music from their cars.
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WATCH | ICYMI: Nelson Mandela annual lecture in ...

From The annual Nelson Mandela lecture‚ delivered this year by President Barack Obama‚ took place on Tuesday. If you missed it‚ here is everything you might have missed - in 90 seconds.
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OPINION | Blame politicians for SA woes, not Mandela

Today marks Nelson Mandela’s centenary year. Why is he still so revered across the world? The answer simply is that he ...

Lifestyle

World flocks to EL to spend holiday cash

Sardine runs, cruises, fresh fish and trampoline parks are some of the attractions that prompt visitors and tourists to ...

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LISTEN | Obama inspires Joburg crowd‚ warns against new threats to democracy

Former US president Barack Obama says there has been a reversal of the gains of freedom and democracy that swept the ...

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Ajax plan to put the skids on PSL start

Ajax Cape Town have confirmed that they will launch an interdict to have the start of the new Premier Soccer League ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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DispatchLIVE brings you Lumumba's lecture on Mandela

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

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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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OPINION | Where are our chiefs and Good Samaritans?

“Any man’s death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind; and therefore never send to know for whom the bell ...

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All systems go for 'critical' ANC provincial elective conference in KZN

The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal is hoping to emerge from its eighth provincial elective conference with an inclusive ...

Politics

DA lays charges against Ace Magashule for ‘failure to report alleged murder’

The DA on Tuesday laid charges against ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule in Parys‚ Free State‚ accusing him 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 ...

OPINION | Blame politicians for SA woes, not Mandela

Today marks Nelson Mandela’s centenary year. Why is he still so revered across the world? The answer simply is that he is widely regarded as the ...

OPINION | Where are our chiefs and Good Samaritans?

“Any man’s death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind; and therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.” John Donne ...

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 ...

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The annual Nelson Mandela lecture, delivered this year by President Barack Obama, took place on July 17 2018. Here is everything you might have missed in 90 seconds.

ICYMI: Nelson Mandela annual lecture in 90 seconds

The annual Nelson Mandela lecture, delivered this year by President Barack Obama, took place on July 17 2018. Here is everything you might have missed in 90 seconds.

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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

Ajax plan to put the skids on PSL start

Ajax Cape Town have confirmed that they will launch an interdict to have the start of the new Premier Soccer League ...

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 ...

Lifestyle

World flocks to EL to spend holiday cash

Sardine runs, cruises, fresh fish and trampoline parks are some of the attractions that prompt visitors and tourists to ...

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 ...

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

How the rest of the world is marking ...

From musical tributes and gala dinners to rousing exhibitions‚ the world will join South Africans to celebrate late ...

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, ...

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