Lesufi calls for probe after R431mln spent on disinfecting GP schools
An investigation by 'Daily Maverick' brought to light a report by the department revealing that more than R430 million was spent on decontaminating schools between June and August last year.
Minister Jackson Mthembu dies from COVID-19 related complications
The president has extended his condolences to the minister's family and colleagues.
Social media content creators, you’re up! Saftas introduce new online category
YouTube, Instagram and Facebook content creators will now also have the opportunity to receive recognition for their work.
IEC approaches Electoral Court to postpone by-elections due to level 3 lockdown
In a statement released on Monday, the IEC said it was seeking a postponement on the basis that the latest regulations curtail political activities imperilling the freeness and fairness of the elections.
National coronavirus command council to meet Wednesday as SA battles second wave
The discussion comes as the country's coronavirus death toll has breached the 30,000 mark.
Legendary chef Dorah Sitole dies at 67
The icon, mentor, and doyenne of SA food writing died on Sunday, family members have reportedly said.
A year of losses: High-profile deaths in 2020
Jobs were lost due to the effects of COVID-19, people’s health took a toll, and many lost family members, friends and even celebrities who they loved.
SA urged to drink responsibly to allow hospitals to cope with COVID-19 cases
Western Cape government spokesperson James-Brent Styan said that as COVID-19 infections continued to rise, hospitals were filling up and alcohol abuse was a major concern for the weeks ahead.
With system constrained, Eskom urges South Africans to reduce electricity usage
The utility said that its system was severely constrained, with capacity shortage being caused by the loss of multiple generation units and high load losses.
Organisers of JBay Rage cancel festival due to COVID-19 concerns
JBay Rage organisers on Monday said they were very concerned about the increase of coronavirus infections in the Kouga district in the Eastern Cape, and therefore decided to cancel the event.
Decision to rewrite leaked exams not meant to punish matric pupils - Umalusi
Last week, the Department of Basic Education announced all matrics would need to sit again to rewrite the leaked maths paper 2 and physical sciences paper 2.
Joburg, JBay Rage postponed until further notice, say organisers
The announcement by the organisers followed a COVID-19 outbreak after a Ballito, Durban, event held from 27 November to 4 December.
Basic Education Minister: Matric maths & physical science exams to be rewritten
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga is briefing the media on the progress of the matric examinations.
Local e-commerce sites expected to make huge sales this Black Friday
Consumers have been camping on e-commerce sites during the lockdown and it is expected Black Friday will be no different.
Friends reunion episode resumes filming in March 2021
Friends originally aired from 1994 until 2004.
Wednesday’s by-elections were calm, smooth and successful, says IEC
However, the commission was disappointed that two voting stations opened late due to service delivery protests in Naledi, Soweto, and the Eastern Cape.
2 senior Hawks officials, former officer appear in court for alleged fraud
The trio were arrested on Tuesday morning for alleged fraud and corruption in promotional appointments within the directorate for priority crimes investigations.
Lesufi confirms principal, 4 teachers liable for Keamohetswe Seboko drowning
The Education Minister visited the home of the late Keamohetswe Seboko's family today.