Denosa rejects COVID-19 regulation allowing redeployment of medical staff
The regulations, which give government sweeping rights to redeploy nurses, doctors, and other medical staff, were published the day before the start of the Easter long weekend.
Jacob Zuma's new lawyer says his services not for free
When former President Jacob Zuma argued for his corruption trial to be thrown out last year, his lawyer Advocate Muzi Sikhakhana told the court that his client did not have the money to finance his corruption trial.
Zuma’s bid to stop his corruption trial being reviewed - lawyer
Former President Jacob Zuma approached the Constitutional Court to appeal the dismissal of his application for a permanent stay of prosecution.
Zuma ready for trial as health improves, says new lawyer Mabuza
Jacob Zuma revealed on Sunday that he fired his defence attorney Daniel Mantsha and hired Eric Mabuza.
Amcu calls for urgent coronavirus summit in mining sector
The union has expressed concern over the safety of miners following the announcement by government that mining companies can restart production at half of their capacity over the next two weeks.
S. Africans stranded in Indonesia appeal for govt’s assistance
The group, which has been stuck in Bali for three weeks, said they were running out of food and chronic medication.
People might lose their jobs - unions at SAA remind govt
On Tuesday, government rejected the airline’s rescue practitioners’ request for a further R10 billion.
NUM: Implats mineworkers must refuse to work after SMSes sent for their return
On Sunday, the company sent its workers SMSes to return to work on Tuesday. However, the NUM said it was not consulted by the mine.
NUM urges Impala Platinum workers not to go back to work
The company sent its workers SMSes on Sunday to return to work on Tuesday.
Families of COVID-19 patients complain about community discrimination
In Khayelitsha, a family of a young mother who contracted the virus said they had endured a flood of hateful social media posts and voice notes.
‘There are people who've defeated COVID-19’ -SA's Nombewu shares recovery story
Lunga Nombewu, who tested positive for the virus after his return from France last month, is now negative and warns against not taking the virus seriously even though some have recovered from it.
EFF’s Mandisa Mashego confirms resignation as Gauteng chair
Mashego said she handed in her resignation letters to the party in February and had so far served a two months’ notice.
Public sector unions urge govt to hike wages for state workers battling COVID-19
Unions are preparing to go to court to force government to implement the agreement, which guarantees workers increases between 4.5% and 5.5% this month.
Public sector unions to take govt to court over 0% wage increases
Government said this was part of plans to slash the public sector wage bill by R160 billion in the next three years.
Lockdown: Academics propose special grant for the poor
The academics wrote to President Cyril Ramaphosa calling for all evictions due to failure to meet rent obligations to be banned during the 21 days nationwide lockdown period.
Pandor set to announce how govt will assist South Africans stranded abroad
South Africans have been left stranded in other countries as a result of airlines shutting operations as an attempt to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
Dirco working to assist S. Africans stranded in lockdowns abroad
South Africa is not the only country that implemented restrictions on people’s movements, travel, and trade among others - many other countries are also under lockdown.
ConCourt dismisses application seeking to declare lockdown unconstitutional
The Hola Bon Renaissance Foundation approached the court challenging the constitutionality of the lockdown regulations, saying coronavirus (COVID-19) didn’t pose a threat to South Africans.