WATCH LIVE: Cele says several shebeens and taverns are breaking lockdown rules
Alert level 1 of the national lockdown came into effect on Monday, after President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on 16 September that the country would be easing restrictions that had been implemented to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Masina calls on ANC members implicated in wrongdoing to step aside
‘No one is bigger than the ANC [and] we must save the ANC, not individuals.’
Ramaphosa: SA's R500bn stimulus package funds haven’t been stolen
President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday replied to oral questions in the National Assembly on government’s fight against gender-based violence and femicide, and the combating of corruption in the public and private sectors.
Dlamini-Zuma hits out at those blaming her for tough lockdown regulations
Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has been criticised for the ban on the sale of tobacco products during the national state of disaster.
Educational institutions seeing increase in sexual violence - Cele
Police Minister Bheki Cele on Friday said that certain categories of sexual offences recorded had decreased while other categories were on the increase.
'This is not what I signed up for' - Abel Tau quits DA, joins Mashaba movement
Abel Tau on Thursday said that he had joined Herman Mashaba’s The People’s Dialogue and that he would also be part of his new soon to be launched political party in August.
Lesufi: Mistrust between ANC leadership and our people is growing daily
Addressing mourners at a special state funeral for late ANC veteran Andrew Mlangeni, Panyaza Lesufi lamented the state of the ANC amid corruption allegations involving some of its leaders accused of looting public funds meant for the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
EFF calls on Gauteng MEC Masuku to step down amid COVID-19 tender allegations
This follows a report linking Masuku and his wife, Loyiso Lugayeni-Masuku, to the contract awarded to amaBhaca King Madzikane II Thandisizwe Diko, the husband of Presidency spokesperson Khusela Diko.
Restaurants, cinemas & casinos may now open after govt gazettes regulations
However, all these sectors still have to wait for sector-specific safety protocols that are yet to be published by government.
'We will speak for them': Ramaphosa slams ‘war on women’ in SA
The president said the country was in the midst of two devastating epidemics, the coronavirus and what he described as the ‘war on women’.
Govt working to procure laptops for NSFAS students - Nzimande
Nzimande said government was finalising the process of verifying which NSFAS students required the devices. He said NSFAS students at TVET colleges would also receive laptops.
Parents worried about COVID-19 can apply for exemption and homeschooling
The minister addressed the media on Monday following her department’s decision to postpone the phased reopening of schools for Grade 7 and 12 pupils to 8 June.
Motshekga apologises for ‘inconveniences’ after U-turn on reopening schools
Grade 7 and 12 pupils were expected back in the classroom on Monday.
Level 3: all the lockdown regulation changes come 1 June
President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday confirmed that the entire country would move from level 4 to level 3 lockdown with effect from 1 June 2020.
NSFAS, Funza Lushaka students to receive data for 3 months for online learning
Students are encouraged to ensure that they register their cell-phone numbers with their respective institutions, and not to change their sim-cards.
AfriForum, Solidarity file appeal papers over COVID-19 tourism relief funds
AfriForum’s CEO Kallie Kriel on Thursday said their application for leave to appeal was the beginning of a legal process that AfriForum was prepared to ultimately take to the Constitutional Court and even challenge it internationally.
11 key points from Motshekga’s briefing on reopening of schools
The first group of pupils to return to school on 1 June are grades 7s and 12s, while other grades would follow in due course.
‘A sad moment for our nation’: Ramaphosa pays tribute to Denis Goldberg
‘His revolutionary contribution reinforced the non-racial character of our struggle and of our democratic dispensation.’