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BEHIND THE NEW | Remarkable show of unity for a common cause

It does not happen every day that senior politicians from opposing political parties join forces on a common cause of criticising poor governance.

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WORKWISE | Don’t automatically expect a regular raise

Just because an employee receives an increase doesn’t mean that they can expect a regular increase.

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Metro boss must do his job and fix failed billing system

Buffalo City Metro is spending tens of millions on smart-metering its clients yet none of its envisaged benefits are flowing in.

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OPINION | Good governance the loser in EC ANC ...

Mabuyane’s win may suit Ramaphosa, but his weak leadership during Covid and tepid response to corruption doesn’t bode well for the province’s people
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BEHIND THE NEWS | Exhausting, but fruitful ANC ...

What an exhausting weekend it was, but the much-anticipated ninth ANC provincial elective conference has finally come and gone, and a new provincial leadership has been unveiled.   It came as a great relief that proceedings, though drawn-out, ...
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OPINION | Decisive action must be taken against backstreet abortionists

Abortion has been legal in SA since early 1997. This is in line with section 27 of the constitution which outlines ...

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EUSEBIUS MCKAISER | Not an Oscar- winning performance by the ANC

The Eastern Cape is a lament. It is the image of an ANC that disappointed itself, an ANC that most certainly failed the ...

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OPINION | Visionary leadership and passion needed in Eastern Cape

The Eastern Cape needs leaders who burn with passion and zeal to change its status of being the laughing stock of the ...

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OPINION | It's not difficult to understand workers imagining a future without the ANC ...

The 2022 May Day celebration will go down in history as one that requires a consequential departure from patronage by ...

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OPINION | On May Day, workers in SA will have little to celebrate

The advent of full democracy has failed to change workplace culture from before 1994

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Long list of unfinished business mars South Africa’s Freedom Day

With surging socioeconomic disparities, the anniversary of the country’s democracy makes this question apposite. In ...

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Pressure groups offer the best hope for South Africa’s democracy

South Africans have learnt that democracy isn’t simply a destination that they reached with the formal end of apartheid ...

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Eastern Cape sangoma in court over killing of couple, police officer

A charismatic young traditional healer, prophet and priest made a first appearance in court on Monday on three ...

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How alcohol can affect your weight and fitness goals

I am sure everyone has heard how bad alcohol is for you when you are on a “health kick”, wanting to get fit and ...

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Brutish crimes against foreign nationals can and must be stopped

Many foreign nationals in the Eastern Cape are living in terror. Some, residing  in  rural areas east of the Kei, like ...

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LETTERS | In whose hands?

In whose hands? To those people who advocated for abolishing the death penalty and for punishment which is not ...

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TOM EATON | The right stuff? The ANC has killed SA’s appetite for democracy

Many of us have reached a point where some nasty forms of government look better than misrule by arrogant criminals

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BEHIND THE NEWS | Mandela funeral fraud trial starts with series of unusual events

One often hears the saying “there is nothing new under the sun”, however, I never imagined witnessing a court case ...

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OPINION | Who will end taxi carnage for once and for all?

Taxi operators die in the Eastern Cape at a most horrific pace.

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Mdantsane pastor wins the Daily Dispatch Getaway trailer competition

Mdantsane pastor Mawonga Mvelo, 61, could not believe it when he was told he had won the Daily Dispatch Getaway ...