GP announces economic response package, plans to assist KZN after recent riots
Economic Development MEC Park Tau said Gauteng had mostly experienced damage to structures and cost to stock, and that the province – which plans to work in partnership with various stakeholders – would also assist KwaZulu Natal businesses that were affected by the unrest through providing warehousing.
SA reports 13,025 new COVID cases, vaccinated citizens warned to stay vigilant
Sadly, 248 more people have died after contracting the virus, which brought the national death toll now at 71,679.
Gauteng lost an estimated R3.5bn & 14,500 jobs due to riots - Makhura
Gauteng Premier David Makhura has presented an update on recovery plans following violent looting and destruction.
Ramaphosa won't be drawn on possibility of Cabinet reshuffle
He says this includes the evaluation of those appointed to work alongside him as well as how tasks are being executed.
Ramaphosa: I’m still studying SIU report into Digital Vibes tender
He told journalists in Tembisa there are issues that needed finalisation regarding suspended Health Minister Zweli Mkhize.
Ramaphosa in Tembisa to assess progress of SA's COVID-19 vaccination programme
President Cyril Ramaphosa is also due to visit a private-public partnership site in Midrand.
Ramaphosa expected to visit Gauteng vaccination sites on Thursday
During his latest address to the nation on Sunday, Ramaphosa called for the acceleration of the vaccine programme to ensure that the majority of the country’s adult population was inoculated before the end of the year.
ANC Ekurhuleni ward councillor believed to be among instigators of recent unrest
It’s understood the ward councillor from Daveyton was among those who looted a local bottle store at shopping mall in the area.
The DA will make a PAIA bid to publicise a security report warning of riots
Democratic Alliance leader, John Steenhuisen, said that it was critical for South Africans to know the details behind the security cluster’s failure in handling the violence and wide-spread looting which broke out two weeks ago.
Malema: Anyone who says recent riots were an insurrection is a charlatan
Malema, during a virtual address marking the party’s eighth year anniversary, claimed soldiers were unleashed on those who tried to protest against the African National Congress (ANC) government.
Is SA's security at risk as ANC factional battles play out in security cluster?
Minsters' squabbles during a time of unrest shows that the ANC's own problems could affect South Africa's security, writes Tshidi Madia.
Dlodlo hits back at Cele, insists her dept did its job in warning of violence
Police minister Bheki Cele told Parliament’s portfolio committee on police that he did not receive intelligence warning of the violence that unfolded in parts of Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal.
Police Minister Cele - I never received the intelligence warning of looting
Police Minister Bheki Cele has made a not so veiled accusation that State Security Minister Ayanda Dlodlo lied when she claimed that she gave the police adequate intelligence ahead of the looting that unfolded.
Ngizwe Mchunu hands himself over to police for allegedly inciting violence
Mchunu, who is accused of inciting violence, was shown in videos circulating on social media on Monday leaving the KwaZulu-Natal provincial police department in cuffs.
Preparations to elect Joburg's new mayor under way
This is to replace Geoff Makhubo who died from covid related complications last week.
Dlodlo: There’s no evidence suggesting SSA members involved in riots & looting
State Security Minister Ayanda Dlodlo said that the unrest was planned over a period of time and also took advantage of people’s frustrations.
Ramaphosa backtracks on 'ethnic mobilisation' comment while visiting KZN
President Cyril Ramaphosa was in KZN following days of unrest which kicked off as part of a free Former President Jacob Zuma campaign.
Zuma is a criminal and ANC must cut ties with him - Ronnie Kasrils
The ANC’s former head of intelligence cautioned the ANC against hero worship, living in the past and continued ties to those who once fought for democracy but had now become anti-revolutionary.