Health Dept: SA recorded over 2k new COVID-19 infections and 85 more fatalities
The total number of deaths since the virus was first detected in South Africa now stands at 15,857 while the recovery rate is now at 89.2% after 586,844 people recovered.
Ndlozi apologises for his comments on the harassment of eNCA journalist
At the time Ndlozi remarked that men, who were clad in EFF regalia, were ‘merely touching’ reporter Nobesuthu Hejana when they refused to let her cover the demonstration outside a Clicks store at a Western Cape mall.
ANC to reimburse govt for trip to Zimbabwe on SANDF plane
The party said it "humbles itself in any wrongdoing", and has committed to paying back government for the irregular use of state resources for the trip to Zimbabwe.
Vaal Dam levels drop to ‘grim state' – Dept of Water and Sanitation
In a statement on Thursday, the department said dam levels dropped from 37.6 % last week to 37.0% in this week.
Lebohang Khitsane, manufacturer of artistic tombstones, dies
The businessman was known by many for the work he did on the tombstones of South African icons such as Joe Mafela, Ontlametse Phalatse, Nkululeko ‘Flabba’ Habedi, Baby Jake Matlala, Scara Ngobese and others.
Do you think you were affected by Experian data breach? Here’s what to do
On Wednesday, information belonging to millions of South Africans and nearly 800,000 businesses was handed over to an alleged fraudster by the firm in a massive data breach.
Health Dept call on DA's Gwarube to retract false claim about NW field hospital
In a tweet on Thursday, DA MP Siviwe Gwarube implied that Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize had falsely reported in June that the Maseve field hospital outside Rustenburg was nearing completion.
Mokgoro commits to giving IMC consolidated COVID-19 procurement report by Friday
Mokgoro has instructed all provincial government departments and entities to submit reports pertaining to the procurement of COVID-19 personal protective equipment (PPE) and medical supplies by Friday.
NW Premier Mokgoro recovers from COVID-19, faces lashing over executive
Job Mokgoro, who returned to work last week, participated in a virtual meeting with the North West Legislature Chairperson’s forum to address the concerns about his executive.
'Aa Vho-Makhadzi' - South Africans mourn death of veteran actor Candy Moloi
News of the iconic thespian’s death came out on Tuesday night, with many taking to social media to express their shock and sadness.
NW health head office closed as 3 staffers test positive for COVID-19
A statement on Thursday confirmed that two of the employees who tested positive were based at the main provincial office building while the third was based at the medical depot.
NW MEC Kegakilwe gets official funeral, will be laid to rest Friday
The MEC, who died on Monday from COVID-19-related complications, will be laid to rest in Vryburg.
'Save the Rainbow' - artists unite to save the historic Rainbow Jazz club
Twenty big-name guitarists have joined forces to hold a fund-raising concert for the historic music venue, which boasts a colourful history of star performances
Body of unidentified man retrieved from Hartbeespoort Dam
Passersby alerted authorities after they spotted a car submerged in the water near the Snake Park and Dam bridge on Tuesday.
NW CoGTA MEC Gordon Kegakilwe dies after contracting COVID-19
Gordon Kegakilwe was admitted to a Vryburg hospital on Sunday and immediately placed on oxygen before he was transferred to a Klerksdorp facility the next day, where he died.
Madibeng municipality closes offices after staffer tests positive for COVID-19
The municipal office is among several buildings, including the Wonderkop, Bapong and Letlhabile clinics, that have had to be closed due to confirmed cases of the coronavirus.
NW latest province to hold off return of grade R pupils tomorrow
It said Education MEC Mmaphefo Matsemela the decision aimed to avoid an influx of grades returning to school on Monday and to save lives.
Mahikeng Police Station latest to close after member tests positive for COVID-19
Earlier in the week the Klerksdorp and Rustenburg police stations were also temporarily closed due to members testing positive for COVID-19.