Ramaphosa: Surge in Eastern Cape needs to be contained
President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on Wednesday to give an update on the status of COVID-19 in South Africa. He expressed government's concern over the massive spikes in the Eastern Cape.
‘Why should we vote?’- Frustrated Emfuleni residents boycott by-elections
Some frustrated community members who live in the Vaal decided not to vote in the by-elections which were held on 11 November 2020. According to residents, they have been voting for a long time, but nothing changes.
What does the outcome of the US elections mean for Africa?
What does the outcome of the US elections mean for Africa? EWN senior reporter Nthakoana Ngatane in conversation with US-based South African academic and author Zakes Mda, trade expert Joshua Setipa, and SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry's Alan Mukoki on Inside EWN: The Round Table. This week's discussion: What does the outcome of the US elections mean for Africa?
Biden: This is a time to heal America
President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris delivered victory speeches after winning the US elections.
Inside the 2020 medium-term budget policy statement
Take a look at the key figures announced by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni during his medium-term budget policy statement on 28 October 2020.
Inside government's R500 bn fiscal relief package
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni delivered his medium-term budget policy statement on 28 October 2020 in which he detailed initiatives by government to provide fiscal relief worth more than R500 billion.
President Ramaphosa pays tribute to Oliver Tambo at statue unveiling
President Cyril Ramaphosa on 27 October 2020 unveiled a nine-metre statue of Oliver Tambo in the OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg.
Want to visit Limpopo? Here are 7 COVID-safe things to do there
Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane visited the Limpopo province during the department’s domestic travel campaign to boost tourism during level 1 lockdown of COVID-19. Here are 7 things you can enjoy doing in Limpopo and keep safe during COVID-19.
Free State black farmers: It’s not a race issue, we are all affected
The murder of 21-year-old farm manager Brendin Horner has rocked Senekal and its neighbouring farms, heightening fear and racial tensions. But farmers say the problem is not one of race, but rather stock theft and murder. Eyewitness News spoke to two black farmers who explained that they were also affected by farm crime.
Protests take over Senekal as suspects in Brendin Horner murder appear in court
The small Free State town of Senekal was a full of activity as Sekola Matlaletsa and Sekwetje Mahlamba, the two suspects accused of murdering
farm manager Brendin Horner, sought bail on Friday. Tensions were high as different organisations gathered outside the court to protest.
SCENES FROM SENEKAL: EFF, ANC and farmers protest outside court
Members of the EFF and ANC as well as farmers from the Senekal area gathered outside the magistrates court on 16 October 2020 where the two men accused of the murder of farm manager Brendin Horner made their second court appearance.
EXCLUSIVE: 'He’s not a murderer' - family of Senekal suspect
Eyewitness News sat down with the families of Sekwetje Mahlamba and Sekola Matlaletsa in their homes in Fateng Tse Ntsho. The two are accused of murdering 21-year-old farm manager Brendin Horner. The two families deny that the suspects were involved in the murder. They will appear in front of the Senekal Magistrates court in the Free State on Friday.
Community prays for Senekal after Brendin Horner murder
Community members of Senekal gathered together for an interfaith meeting to pray for peace for the Free State town, ahead of the court appearance of the two accused of murdering farm manager Brendin Horner.
Cele pleads for peace at the next court appearance of Senekal murder suspects
Police Minister Bheki Cele pleaded with the farm leadership in Senekal and the community at large to prevent violence and destruction at the next court appearance of the two accused of murdering 21-year-old Brendin Horner. The previous court appearance saw violent demonstrations from members of the community. The two accused are set to appear on 16 October 2020.
We do our best, we ask that you do too - Senekal farmers plea for help from Cele
Police Minister Bheki Cele and State Security Minister Ayanda Dlodlo visited the family of slain farm manager Brendin Horner in Senekal.
They also met with farmers of the community to discuss what government could do to assist in preventing crime on farms.
Mosebenzi Zwane continues to shift blame at state capture inquiry
Former Free State Human Settlements MEC Mosebenzi Zwane appeared in front of the state capture commission on 12 October 2020. Here are the highlights.
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi gets strict with illegal schools
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi joined SAPS members in an operation to close illegal schools in Ivory Park on 8 October 2020.
GALLERY: Bell tolls for illegal schools in Ivory Park
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi visited two schools in Ivory Park that were suspected to be operating illegally. Nearly 20 people were arrested, including the principal of one of the schools.