Former Botswana president Ketumile Masire dies
The board of trustees of his foundation has confirmed the news.
Tshwane authorities to begin sourcing quotes for Mahube Valley wall
The wall will be built as soon as possible to separate homeowners and illegal land occupants in the area.
Motsoaledi: Gauteng mortuary strike amounts to blackmail
Workers are demanding compensation similar to pathologist for the work they’ve been doing.
Houses, shacks petrol bombed in clashes in Mamelodi
Violence erupted on Wednesday night after a damaged transformer led to a blackout in the area.
Gigaba: Reserve Bank's independence must be protected
Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba says that he is still studying the Public Protector's full report and that it is too early to say whether he'll support the bank's decision to take it on review.
Lawyers for Human Rights: SA law relating to refugees not applied adequately
On World Refugee Day, the group has been representing the Somali Association of South Africa in the High Court in Pretoria.
‘Asylum seekers & refugees still being oppressed by South Africans’
On World Refugee Day, the African Diaspora Forum is warning that asylum seekers and refugees are still being oppressed by South Africans.
Sassa turns to High Court to appeal decision on grant deductions
Sassa’s spokesperson Kgomoco Diseko says Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini tried to protect the poor from these unauthorised deductions but failed.
Gauteng police up resources to deal with robberies of airport travellers
This week, a couple from the Democratic Republic of Congo were shot at by a gang who allegedly followed them from the airport to their hotel in Morningside.
Sassa to submit first report on bid to appoint new service provider
Sassa's spokesperson Kgomoco Diseko says they have met with the South African Post Office to discuss how it can help Sassa manage the payouts.
Sibanye Gold to temporarily shut Cooke operation over safety concerns
The strike began after Sibanye announced that it would be implementing measures to combat illegal mining in its shafts.
Police suspect link in Pretoria, Sandton armed robberies
The first crime happened in Pretoria on Saturday where a family was attacked by four armed men outside their home in Moreleta Park.
Gauteng taxi strike called off
The department has urged taxi drivers to clear the roads as a matter of urgency after several major routes were barricaded with trucks and taxis.
Emotions boil as bereaved families demand release of loved ones in mortuary
The Gauteng Health Department deployed additional doctors to conduct autopsies after pathology assistants went on strike.
Motorists urged to avoid Midrand ahead of taxi driver march
Earlier, taxi drivers also intimidated Metrorail train drivers in Atteridgeville but all trains are now operating as normal again.
SANDF medical staff help clear Gauteng mortuary backlog
Various forensic pathologists have gone on strike due to a salary dispute, resulting in bodies at certain state mortuaries piling up.
Mortuary workers’ strike should ‘serve as wake-up call to health dept’
Employees affiliated to Nehawu claim they've been made to conduct autopsies which fall outside the scope of their job description.
SANDF will work through the night to alleviate state mortuary backlog
Forensic pathologists have gone on strike over salary disputes, meaning hundreds of bodies cannot be released from some state mortuaries.