Judge explains why Zuma's bid to stay arrest collapsed 'like a deck of cards'
Jacob Zuma’s lawyers made a two-part application to the court seeking to stay the execution of his arrest until the Constitutional Court concluded his rescission matter and to interdict the police from effecting the arrest. Both applications were dismissed with costs against Zuma.
Majority of public sector unions reject govt's latest wage offer
Leaders of the unions which have rejected the offer at Friday's Public Service Co-ordinating Bargaining Council meeting will now decide on the way forward.
SA taxpayers will foot bill for Zuma’s perks despite conviction, says law expert
The Remuneration of Public Office Bearers Act guarantees Zuma, who was the country’s president between 2009 and 2018, certain benefits including medical aid for life.
Treasury: Govt’s wage offer to public servants will break compensation ceiling
This means Treasury will have to make reductions in other areas of government spending which include allocations for key service delivery budget items.
Businessman & ex-Azapo leader Khehla Mthembu passes away of COVID complications
Khehla Mthembu was a former black consciousness movement activist and thrived as a businessperson in democratic South Africa after his tenure as leader of Azapo.
'It gives us sleepless nights': Sekhukhune's broken hospitals & water system
While Limpopo's Health MEC Phophi Ramathuba says she is doing all she can, Sekhukhune residents tell a story of hardship just to get healthcare and water.
Zuma's imprisonment to only be determined during rescission hearing, says expert
Jacob Zuma was due to hand himself over at the Westville Correctional Facility on Sunday, failing which police had three days to arrest him.
Joburg Mayor Geoff Makhubo hospitalised due to COVID-19 complications
The city said Geoff Makhubo will remain in hospital until his medical team is satisfied with his recovery.
SAHPRA approves use of China’s CoronaVac shots
The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) on Saturday said it invoked Section 21 of the Medicines and Related Substances Act, which enables emergency use access to authorise the vaccines.
Zondo counts down to final witnesses, says inquiry's work is invaluable
As the work of the Commission winds up and turning towards its repercussions and costs, with over R1 billion spent, to date, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo said the value of the commission was far greater than rands and cents.
Zondo Inquiry still to hear testimony from 6 people, including Ramaphosa
The inquiry’s chairperson, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo briefed journalists earlier on Wednesday, detailing how the commission has sat for 418 days so far and has over 730,000 transcripts to process.
Zondo: Inquiry didn’t rush to issue summons against defiant Zuma
At a briefing held earlier on Wednesday on the work of the commission, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo explained that they did not rush to act against Zuma and were fair in alerting him of the implications of his decisions, including not to challenge the inquiry’s Constitutional Court application.
Gauteng health allocates extra R2bn for COVID-19 comprehensive response
R1.5billion was allocated to sustain posts that were created as part of the COVID-19 response, while an additional R217 million was allocated to fund 'nursing agencies'.
Gauteng govt still can't say when Charlotte Maxeke Hospital will reopen
The provincial government has failed to show results of its “phased” approach to repairs, with MEC Mokgethi telling the council that they were still waiting for the installation of doors in the oncology unit which will be the first to reopen.
Calls for Arthur Fraser's axing can't be decided on just yet - Lamola
Corruption-linked Arthur Fraser's position in government can only be decided after our engagements, says Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola.
Lamola: UAE appears willing to help with Gupta matter after earlier hesitation
Since the arrests of some businesspeople connected to the Guptas, the UAE will have to cooperate, says Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola.
Laws need to be amended to take the courts online, says Lamola
While SA's courts deal with massive backlogs in cases, Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola said laws need to be amended before it can go fully online.
After suspensions lifted, two UIF executives now face disciplinary hearings
The SIU was commissioned to look into irregular payments made during the processing of the temporary employer-employee relief scheme funds (TERS).