Health worker nabbed for allegedly selling fake COVID negative certificates
It's alleged that the suspect sold the fake COVID-19 test certificates to people who wished to travel to other countries without conducting actual tests and taking blood samples.
Hawks probe theft claims against former State security DG Sonto Kudjoe - Reports
Sonto Kudjoe, who now works as the country's secretary for defense, faces claims that she and a handful of people who worked in her office created what appears to have been phantom operations that required large sums of cash.
Armed men rob Westside FM weeks after looters attacked the radio station
A presenter at the station had just finished doing his show and was playing music when five armed men forced their way into the station's premises, stealing all of the computers.
SA records over 13,000 new COVID-19 cases with 268 more fatalities
KwaZulu-Natal remains the epicentre of the virus, accounting for 29% of the known cases, followed by the Western Cape and the Eastern Cape.
Slight improvement at GP reservoirs affected by power cut – Joburg Water
The power failure affected the water supply to the Eikenhof pump station and reservoir, leaving areas such as Hursthill, Brixton, and Crosby reservoirs without water.
COVID claims 289 lives as 18-34 cohort renew hope for increase in vaccine uptake
In the latest update, 289 more people have passed away from COVID-19 related complications, with 14, 312 new COVID-19 cases recorded in the past 24-hour reporting cycle
ANC wishes Jacob Zuma speedy recovery after surgery
This comes after the Department of Correctional Services announced that Zuma underwent a surgical procedure on Saturday and is scheduled to go through others soon.
JZ Foundation says it’s still waiting for a report from Zuma’s doctors
On Friday, Zuma was admitted to a hospital outside the Estcourt Correctional Centre, in KwaZulu-Natal, where he's been serving his 15-month jail term.
Vaccination drive for WC social development sector extended to Friday
The national department announced last week that the social development sector would be prioritised for vaccinations due to the essential nature of the services rendered by the sector.
SACP asks govt for transparency regarding SAA's new strategic partnership
On Friday, Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan announced Takatso Consortium as a new strategic equity partner for the state-owned airline, SAA.
Switch off or else: Eskom warns consumers of possible load shedding today
While no load shedding is anticipated, for now, the embattled state-owned entity said its power system was under severe strain as the shortage of generation capacity persists.
NC govt working to curb COVID spread after 180 pupils, 62 teachers test positive
A statement by the NC education department said 180 pupils, 62 teachers, and 22 support staff at schools tested positive for the virus this past week.
Business, labour & govt agree on workplace COVID vaccination policy: Report
According to the 'Business Times', some of the country's largest employers were looking to ramp up the numbers by opening an initial 89 workplace sites that could vaccinate 24,300 people in a day.
898,955 COVID vaccine jabs administered as SA’s phase 2 rollout continues
At the same time, 123 COVID-related fatalities have been reported in the last 24-hour cycle, bringing our death toll to 56,293.
Zozibini Tunzi marks last day as longest reigning Miss Universe
Zozi – as she is affectionately known – became the third South African to win the title and this year, Miss Universe South Africa Natasha Joubert is hoping to become the fourth.
Phase 2 of S. Africa's COVID vaccine rollout set to start tomorrow
A list of nearly 3,000 accredited sites will be announced on Sunday night as the country prepares to rollout phase 1 b and phase 2 of the vaccination programme.
SA records 2,750 new COVID infections, with 59 more deaths
The recovery rate is at 94.5% - meaning over 1, 523,000 people had recuperated from the virus since the outbreak.
Eskom warns it will intensify load reduction in parts of Gauteng
The power utility said its network was overloaded as a result of illegal electricity activities across high-density areas in the province.