Eduard De Kock
Health department gives detailed update on COVID-19 in SA
The total number of cases confirmed since the virus was first detected in South Africa now stands at 1170, with the country recording its first death as a result of the virus.
It's lights out…again – Eskom to implement Stage 3 load shedding from 9am
The struggling power utility says despite some of its units returning to service on Friday night, they have has to accommodate the shortage of capacity and replenish reserves.
Caught in a lie – Man faces perjury charge after claiming cops stole over R500k
The 39-year-old opened a case of armed robbery at cape town central police station this week, claiming officers had robbed him of more than R560,000 and three cellphones.
DA: Govt's R7bn outstanding debt hampering economic growth, stability
The DA said national and provincial government was sitting on invoices worth more than R7 billion all of which were older than 30 days.
Life Esidimeni tragedy: SIU to take action against 9 more NGOs
This follows a court ruling on Friday. Two Gauteng health service providers were ordered to return more than R630,000.
Govt working to ensure SA remains safe tourist destination - Kubayi-Ngubane
The minister was responding to the mugging and murder of a Ukrainian tourist on the mountain in Hout Bay last weekend.
Overberg fire chief says signs suggests Botrivier fire was man-made
The fire started on the Groenlandberg mountain earlier this week and was fanned by overnight winds, damaging some farm properties on Saturday morning.
Firefighters hopeful on containing blaze near Botrivier
Overberg fire chief Reinhardt Geldenhuys says officials waterbombed the area on Friday afternoon.
Plato appeals for time to investigate Clifton 4th beach matter
During a visit to the beach on Friday, Plato told journalists he needs to conduct a thorough investigation into what happened on Clifton fourth.
ANC WC says supports planned sit-in at Clifton beach
The Western Cape African National Congress (ANC) is supporting the planned sit-in on the beach to protest action by a private security company.
One person arrested following CT airport shooting
The airport operations centre detected a group of people trying to snatch a passenger's bag, police and airport security were then deployed to the scene.
Only one third of Metrorail’s infrastructure intact in CT
Three train stations, Mbekweni in Paarl, Firgrove near Somerset West and Cape Town, were affected by fires on Friday.
[UPDATE] Huguenot Tunnel reopened after closure due to power failure
It's unclear what led to the power outage that left motorists searching for routes around the 3.9 kilometre structure.
N7 closed in both directions following fatal car accident
Western Cape Traffic Chief Kenny Africa says three people lost their lives and another two sustained minor injuries.
SA’s top cardiologist Professor Bongani Mayosi has died
It’s understood UCT's dean of Health Sciences passed away in Cape Town on Friday, though the cause of death is not yet known.
Du Toitskloof Pass closed following fatal crash
It's understood that the incident took place on the Du Toitskloof pass shortly after midnight, when the driver of a heavy motor vehicle lost control of the vehicle.
CT man due in court over girlfriend’s murder
Unathi Sabsana was shot dead last month in New Crossroads.
Transport union threatens January strike amid wage dispute
The union wants a 12% hike for its members and has has slammed Transnet.