'What happened in Nkandla did not represent a popular uprising'- ANC NEC on Zuma and Nkandla
The African National Congress (ANC) held a briefing to provide an update on what was discussed in the special NEC meeting held on 5 July 2021. NEC members discussed the implications of former President Jacob Zuma's last-minute decision to try avoid his 15-month jail sentence.
'This was not what I envisioned after 1994’ - Sekhukhune’s hospital crisis
The communities of Sekhukhune district in Limpopo province say they have been suffering for years with the horrible state of some of their hospitals. Lack of water, staff shortage and mistreatment of their patients - the community says they are in a crisis. Eyewitness News visited the district to investigate.
The South African Reserve Bank turns 100
On 30 June 2021, the South African Bank celebrates its 100th birthday. 702 and Cape Talk's The Money Show host Bruce Whitfield explains the role of the bank.
Defend Our Democracy movement welcomes ConCourt ruling on Zuma
Defend Our Democracy movement members reacted to the Constitutional Court's ruling that found former President Jacob Zuma guilty of contempt of court and sentenced him to 15 months of imprisonment.
Zuma found guilty of contempt of court, handed 15 months imprisonment
The Constitutional Court on 29 April 2021 ruled former President Jacob Zuma was in contempt of court when he failed to appear and participate at the state capture inquiry.
Here are the changes brought by adjusted lockdown level 4
President Cyril Ramaphosa briefed the country on 27 June 2021 on the results of a National Coronavirus Command Council meeting, saying the nation would be moved to adjusted alert level 4.
Angelo Agrizzi: I’m no longer a racist
Former Bosasa boss Angelo Agrizzi returned to the state capture commission of inquiry and was cross-examined by businessman Kevin Wakeford.
COVID-19 in Gauteng: Harder lockdown restrictions should be considered
The Gauteng Provincial Command Council gave an update on COVID-19 in the province on 24 June 2021. The update indicated that Gauteng was driving the pandemic in South Africa during the third wave.
Bosasa employee at Zondo inquiry: Mr Watson is making faces at me
During the testimony of Richard le Roux on Bosasa-related evidence at the State Capture commission of inquiry, he called out Jared Watson, who was sitting in the gallery, and alleged that Watson was giving him looks.
Here's how the City of Joburg is hiking the cost of rates
As of 1 July, residents of the City of Joburg will be paying higher rates for electricity, water and sanitation, refuse removal and property ownership.
Acting Health Minister: You're risking not only your life, but your loved ones too
Acting Health Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, held a media briefing on the progress of government efforts in the fight against COVID-19. She expressed concern over Gauteng's rising positive cases and announced that SANDF medical staff will be assisting the province.
Educators and school staff to be vaccinated over a 10-day period
The Department of Health's Nicholas Crisp provided an update on the national vaccination rollout programme during a COVID-19 briefing on 18 June 2021. He outlined the special vaccination programmes that will target educators, police, military and correctional services.
Digital Vibes: SIU investigations should be done by end of June
Acting Health Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane answered questions from Parliament's health committee on matters regarding the irregular contract awarded to Digital Vibes by the department. #DigitalVibes #ZweliMkhize
'The fires are burning in Gauteng' - SA's third COVID-19 wave
The Department of Health briefed Parliament's portfolio committee on health on the the country's state regarding COVID-19 and more on 17 June 2021. #COVID19news #Thirdwave #CoronavirusSA
President Ramaphosa: Nearly 64% of our youth are unemployed
President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered the keynote address commemorating Youth Day.
Mabuza: Pay for water and electricity services to maintain infrastructure
Deputy President David Mabuza answered questions at the virtual plenary sitting of the National Council of Provinces on 15 June 2021. Here he addressed the basic service delivery protest in Maluti-a-Phofung municipality in Harrismith.
The impact of COVID-19 on students: Food insecurity and mental distress
A comprehensive study of the impact of COVID-19 on the youth and students in the post school education sector (PSET) was released during the visit of Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, to Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT)
Gordhan: With new equity partner, SAA will no longer need government funding
Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan announced on 11 June 2021 that Takatso Consortium will be the new strategic equity partner for South African Airways. The Takatso Consortium will own 51% of the airline and the Department of Public Enterprises 49%.