Mkhize: KZN COVID-19 cases rising more than other provinces
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize is in KwaZulu-Natal for two days to check the state of readiness of COVID-19 facilities ahead of the expected peak in infections in the province.
Mkhize: SA not ready to lift ban on sales of tobacco, alcohol yet
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said that while pressure on hospitals had been reduced and the recovery rate was now above 70%, more work still needed to be done before alcohol and cigarette sales were allowed again.
KZN whistleblower Thabiso Zulu fears for life after Madoda Makhanyela murdered
Thabiso Zulu believes that his friend Madoda Makhanyela was attacked after raising questions about a local multi-million rand housing project.
Truck driver makes U-turn on bail decision as Jozini crash case postponed
Sipho Ntuli had previously abandoned his bail bid but appeared to have changed his mind in the Ubombo Magistrates Court on Wednesday.
2 Northdale Hospital officials suspended, CEO redeployed after patient dies
This comes after a 67-year-old Sibusiso Khumalo died of hypoxia at the weekend while being treated in a makeshift area in the hospital’s parking lot.
Driver in Jozini truck accident, Sipho Ntuli expected back in court today
Ntuli allegedly lost control of the truck he was driving, ploughing into other vehicles and bystanders. Eight people died, and 32 others were injured.
Motshekga: Pupils will be assessed on 'trimmed curriculum' this academic year
Motshekga has been monitoring the return of matric pupils to schools this week.
Mkhize appeals to parents to immunise their children during lockdown
The Health Minister on Tuesday said that the Department of Health had noted a decline in this service due to fears associated with contracting the coronavirus.
Mkhize urges mothers of newborn babies to breastfeed
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said that research had shown that the coronavirus was not found in breast milk and therefore could not be transmitted through breastfeeding.
Motshekga: Postponing academic year over COVID-19 is not an option
Motshekga is monitoring the return of matric pupils to schools in the North West province.
DBE appeals to ‘critics’ to stop pointing fingers & propose solutions amid COVID
The department said it was unhelpful to continuously blame it as it was dealing with the scourge of the coronavirus for the first time.
The DA wants alcohol, tobacco ban lifted with immediate effect
The DA said the ban has devastated businesses and workers in the alcohol and cigarette sectors and now needs to be discarded to prioritise livelihoods.
Unions: Basic Ed Dept failed to give detailed report on school re-opening
Matric pupils returned to their classrooms on Monday while lower grades will be phased in throughout the month.
KZN mother and son arrested for murder of relatives
This after two women were shot dead and another was wounded after a man opened fire on their home in the south coast in June.
Service delivery affected after alleged looting of R30mn from KZN TVET College
Former CFO Zaitun Shaik faces money laundering charge, together with attorney Azgar Khan, his wife Sharlene Bechoo and businessman Shaariq Ansari after funds disappeared from the college’s account.
KZN higher education condemns theft of funds from institutions
Four suspects appeared in court on Friday for the alleged theft of R30 million from the account of a KZN TVET college.
4 appear in court for allegedly looting R30mn from KZN TVET college
The college's ex-chief financial officer, Zaitun Shaik, faces corruption and money laundering charges together with attorney Azgar Khan, his wife Sharlene Bechoo and businessman Shaariq Ansari.
Sadtu wants clear COVID-19 safety improvement plans from Basic Education Dept
The union said that it was concerned about the state of readiness for next week because it was not clear whether safety issues and structural challenges like poor water supply in some communities had been addressed.