Mozambique death toll from Cyclone Idai rises to 417
Earlier this week, Minister Celso Correia quoted the figure at 217.
Mozambicans rebuild after Cyclone Idai
Universities and schools were closed, and the only hospital in the city was in desperate need of repairs.
Cyclone Idai: 15,000 displaced as rescue operations continue
Cyclone Idai has battered the region, including Zimbabwe and Zambia, causing rivers to burst their banks and destroying homes and buildings.
SANDF continues with rescue operations in Mozambique in wake of deadly cyclone
The South African National Defence Force, along with several other relief organisations, continue with the search and rescue mission while also delivering aid to those in regions inaccessible by road.
Motsoeneng wants Zuma to join the ACM
African Content Movement leader Hlaudi Motsoeneng wants former president Jacob Zuma to join the ACM. Motsoeneng told Eyewitness News on Sunday Zuma shared the same views on transformation as his party.
What load shedding stages 5 and 6 mean for you
Officials and government are working to ensure that a national blackout and grid collapse doesn’t happen, reported Fin24 on Tuesday. If they fail, Eskom will be forced to implement stage 5 and 6 load shedding for the first time, the report said. These stages shed 5,000MW and 6,000MW respectively.
Egg Boy raises funds for families of Christchurch shooting
William ‘#EggBoy’ Connolly gained hero status on social media after he smashed a raw egg on Australian senator Fraser Anning's head. Anning faced backlash for his victim-blaming comments on the mosque attack in Christchurch which claimed the lives of 50 people.
Health Dept plays down concerns over malaria outbreak in SA
Despite experts warning that there may be a rise in cases because of a lack of urgency in dealing with cases, the department said its working with countries in the region to ensure there isn’t an outbreak.
Dirco calls for donations to help countries hit by Cylcone Idai
The department is calling on businesses, NGOs and civil society for donations to help those affected.
King of the Karoo: Mufasa leaves jail and returns to the wild
A lion named Mufasa which escaped from the Karoo National Park just outside Beaufort West has been found in the Northern Cape. After a stint in jail cells, he has been returned to his natural habitat.
Gugu Ncube: Unisa stripped me of my dignity
Gugu Ncube claims she was manhandled and fired after laying a complaint against her boss at Unisa for making sexual advances on her.
Exquisite! Jozi man takes Woolies Water Challenge to the next level
The #WooliesWaterChallenge has taken over South Africa’s social media. And the second video is even funnier. Joburger Blake Dell filmed his visit to a store to test the water… and this has also gone viral.
Lesufi calls on police to act on pupils who break the law
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi calls for tough action against pupils who break the law after the emergence of Crystal Park High School assault video.
Video makes ‘exquisite’ mark with Twitter community
Twitter users were left crying with laughter after a video showed four youngsters walking out of a Woolworths store describing, in isiZulu, that the water from the store has 'special powers.'
NHLS's alleged breach of privacy that of 'epic proportions'
A law firm says that the National Health Laboratory Service can face private and criminal charges for allegedly breaching the privacy of patients.
Shepherd Bushiri visits Alexandra, donates R400k to fire victims
Self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri visited the victims of the recent fire in Alexandra township. He addressed volunteers and thanked them for the work that they’ve done and donated R400,000 to help the children in Alexandra with their education.
Alexandra visit no publicity stunt, says Bushiri
Self-styled prophet Shepherd Bushiri visited the township on Thursday to offer help to the community after a fire destroyed more than 100 shacks earlier this week.
Bushiri donates R400k to Alex residents after blaze
Self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri said he’s visited the community to evaluate the needs of residents and to assess how his church can provide support.