Coronavirus: MPs to go on walk-about at OR Tambo International Airport
On Thursday, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize revealed South Africa’s first positive COVID-19 case – a 38-year-old KwaZulu-Natal man who travelled from Italy.
Ramaphosa: Effect of coronavirus in SA will be big
President Cyril Ramaphosa said that South Africa confirming its first case of the coronavirus would have an impact on the economy.
No need to panic over coronavirus, says Ramaphosa
President Cyril Ramaphosa reacts to the country's first confirmed case of the coronavirus.
Lesotho musician, 2 others implicated in murder of Lipolelo Thabane
Lipholelo was Lesotho Prime Minister’s Tom Thabane’s second wife who was murdered in 2017. The first lady of the mountain kingdom, Maesiah, has also been charged for the murder.
Recalled JMPD recruits threaten to protest
Mayor Geoff Makhubo's office said they were not ready, but they were passed out to bolster someone's personal agenda at the time.
2 SA citizens on Japan cruise ship to return home after cleared of coronavirus
Of its 3,711 passengers and crew members on board the Diamond Princess, 705 were infected; among them were two South Africans.
SA duo who tested positive for coronavirus on cruise ship now cleared
The Government Communications and Information Systems (GCIS) Department released a statement saying the two crew members had now tested negative.
1,083 JMPD recruits caught in crossfire of ANC-DA power tussle
Mayor Geoff Makhubo recalled the recruits to the JMPD academy, saying that they were trained properly, but DA councillor and former MMC, Michael Sun, said on Wednesday that it was senseless and pure politicking.
NICD ramps up coronavirus training for SA healthcare professionals
The NICD releases updates daily and said that up to now, there were 118 suspected cases but all of them had tested negative.
Cosatu: Workers can only benefit from a fuel price cap
Trade union federation Cosatu has cautiously welcomed the reduction of fuel prices coming on Wednesday but said that it was not enough to relieve workers of the high cost of travel and food.
More S. Africans request to be repatriated from China
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize on Sunday gave a briefing on plans to return more than a 150 South Africans home and place them in quarantine.
ANC NWC to consider proposal to unseat DA in Tshwane
Last week, the council was also supposed to elect a new executive mayor and the DA failed to extend the contract of the acting city manager.
Evacuating South Africans from Wuhan 'not a waste of money' - Mkhize
Following President Cyril Rampahosa's directive, of the 201 South Africans in Wuhan, 151 want to be repatriated and 16 have opted to stay.
Families of South Africans from Wuhan won't be able to visit them in quarantine
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said following the President's directive, of the 201 citizens in Wuhan, 151 want to be evacuated and 16 have opted to stay.
ADB president: Coronavirus effects will be felt in Africa long after it's passed
In an exclusive interview with Eyewitness News, African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina revealed that the bank will hold an emergency meeting next week to look at how to further support countries on the continent.
Supporting Zuma doesn't mean undermining Ramaphosa - Magashule
Addressing the launch of the party’s new online membership system in Sebokeng, Magashule said the party’s NEC has decided that members can support former President Jacob Zuma.
NRCS to give update on canned pilchards recall
The regulator has urged the public to return 12 brands of tinned pilchards in tomato and chili sauce manufactured by West Point Processors.
Lesotho FinMin Majoro finally delivers Budget Speech after being disrupted
Speaker Sephiri Motanyane had to appease the opposition, which was demanding a vote of no confidence in Prime Minister Tom Thabane before the budget was tabled.