Abigail Javier

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Abigail Javier is a multimedia producer at Eyewitness News.

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EFF names new offices Winnie Madikizela Mandela House

After launching its local government election manifesto, the Economic Freedom Fighters unveiled its new office building in Johannesburg. Named after the late Winnie Madikizela Mandela, her family was present to tour the new building alongside EFF leader Julius Malema. #EFFManifesto2021 #WinnieMadikizelaMandela

ANC on UK keeping SA on travel red list: 'It's extremely unfair'

ANC's Jessie Duarte commented on the United Kingdom's decision to keep South Africa on its red list for travel. South African travellers wanting to go to the UK will be subjected to restrictive and expensive quarantine conditions, regardless of vaccination. #UKredlist #COVID19

Ramaphosa: 'We welcome ConCourt decision on candidate registration date'

ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa made his address during COSATU's central committee on 20 September 2021. During the address, he welcomed the Constitutional Court's decision to dismiss the Democratic Alliance application to prevent the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) from reopening the councillor candidate list. #Ramaphosa #Elections2021

EXPLAINER: How to register to vote this weekend

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) will introduce the Voter Management Device (VMD) which will replace the old "zip-zip" devices used for voter registration. It is said to be a technological improvement. Here’s an explainer on how it will be used and also how to register online. #Elections2021 #RegistrationWeekend

KZN Premier leads peace walk in Phoenix after July violence

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala led a peace walk in the Phoenix area in a bid to unite the community. Phoenix was embroiled in violence and racial tension during the July civil unrest which left a number of people dead. #KZNunrest

SA has attributed zero deaths to the COVID-19 vaccine

The South African Health Products Authority and the Department of Health held a webinar on 13 September to talk about suspected adverse reactions to the COVID-19 vaccine and how people can report their symptoms.

Inside SA's adjusted alert level 2 rules

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday announced that the country would move to adjusted alert level 2 as of Monday 13 September. These are the regulations that now apply.