Motshekga urges top performing matrics of 2018 to take SA to new heights
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says that the top achievers have a huge responsibility.
Student activists hand over memorandum calling for amnesty for Khanya Cekeshe
They’re demanding amnesty for fellow activist Khanya Cekeshe who is serving an eight-year sentence for setting fire to a police vehicle during the 2016 demonstrations calling for free higher education.
DA slams reports on eThekwini Municipality funding Zuma’s album
The DA says this record deal is a blatant attempt to use the people’s money to finance the former president’s lifestyle.
Zuma: 'Colonised people can only attain freedom through land expropriation'
The former president made the remarks in a video released on his Twitter page on Wednesday.
DWS: 'Heavy rain has helped clear pollution from Gauteng water system'
The Department of Water and Sanitation says that despite the recent damage caused by flooding, the rain has helped in clearing some of the pollution in the water system in Gauteng.
Over 1,000 JMPD officers deployed for New Year's Eve
Spokesperson Tessa Adams says there will be a heavy police presence in Hillbrow, Newtown and Soweto.
SPCA urges public to use fireworks responsibly during New Year's celebrations
The SPCA says dogs and cats hear fireworks five times louder than humans and have urged pet owners to take precautionary measures
Security guard due in court for fatal shooting of former boxing champ's dad
In a video, circulating on social media, Daniel van Heerden and the suspect are seen having an altercation on the side of the road.
DWS: 'Dam levels to remain low until January'
The department says the national dam level has dropped below the 75% mark as vast parts of the country battle heatwave conditions, with temperatures topping 35 degrees Celsius in Gauteng.
Gauteng welcomed 301 babies on Christmas Day
Gauteng MEC for Health Gwen Ramokgopa has thanked health care workers who were on duty to assist with the birth.
Two women killed in Kroonvaal Plaza head-on collision
Paramedics discovered the bodies of two women lying outside their vehicles, with both women having already succumbed to their injuries.
Gauteng dam levels drop
Department spokesperson Sputnik Ratau says a drop in the levels is due to the heat itself but also to increased usage.
Another heatwave expected to hit Gauteng this week
Temperatures are expected to peak at over 35 degrees in Pretoria, while Johannesburg can expect highs above 33 degrees.
Relief aid continues to pour in following Talana hostel fire
The fire broke out at Talana hostel on Saturday and claimed the lives of three people, including a two-year-old child.
SAPS announces critical appointments at top management level
Puleng Dimpane has been appointed chief financial officer and promoted to the rank of lieutenant general.
SAPS records rise in female police recruits
SAPS spokesperson Colonel Athlenda Mathe says women have an important role to play in the police service.
Tristan-Lee Niemand's father grateful for support
Tristan- Lee Niemand was held in a detention centre in China for more than a month after Chinese authorities arrested her for not having a work permit.
Tristan-Lee Niemand: I was kept in the dark by Chinese authorities
Tristan-Lee Niemand returned home on Saturday after spending 35 days at a Chinese detestation centre for violating visa regulations.