DA: Mabuza vaccine role shows Ramaphosa putting alliances ahead of SA lives
The DA said the decision, which was not announced via normal government channels, showed that President Cyril Ramaphosa was putting his political alliances ahead of saving lives in the country.
Ramaphosa: SA can beat COVID-19
He has reiterated previous comments that the availability of vaccines will be a major boost for the country’s efforts, once again insisting that financing will not be a problem in the bid to acquire the necessary doses.
Ramaphosa announces inter-ministerial committee to facilitate vaccine rollout
He made this announcement earlier on Tuesday during his talks with the African National Congress’ professional business forum.
ANC tells Carl Niehaus it intends to suspend him after attack on Duarte
Last week, Niehaus released a personal statement in which he accused Duarte of attacking him and undermining his role in the party’s history and struggle against apartheid.
ANC NEC must implement resolutions or risk party's legitimacy, Gungubele warns
The African National Congress (ANC)’s Mondli Gungubele has warned that the national executive committee (NEC) must implement party resolutions calling for members facing corruption charges to step aside or live with the consequences of losing public trust.
Crooked people will always find a way, says Ramaphosa on PPE corruption
He said in spite of their best efforts, some linked to the governing party threw away the rule book when it came to acquiring PPEs.
Malema blames ANC for SA's COVID-19 deaths, wants victims' families to do same
EFF leader Julius Malema blasted President Cyril Ramaphosa’s government, saying that it had failed to prepare the healthcare system for the pandemic.
Please find a creative way to enter SA – Malema tells those stuck at borders
He slammed the government for the congestion at the country’s borders, which saw thousands of people stuck at the ports for days on end during the festive period.
Malema willing to be the first one to get COVID-19 vaccine
EFF leader Julius Malema is calling for members to halt political gatherings pending further guidance from government.
Some ANCYL members to open case against Tshwane leaders over COVID-19 poster
The posters, which were part of their steaming campaign, incorrectly calls on people to steam at least three times a day, saying this would expose the virus to extreme heat - thus killing it.
Banks told to provide sanitisers as ATM queues flagged as COVID-19 risks
Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma said that the new regulation called for the provision of sanitisers at every ATM, warning that they could easily become a source of mass infections.
'We want to save lives': Dlamini-Zuma defends govt’s response to COVID-19
Cogta Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma on Tuesday gave clarity on amendments to the level three restrictions, saying it was difficult to ascertain how long South Africa would be under a state of disaster.
After tears & night vigils remain barred, says Dlamini-Zuma
She said the banning of other public engagements including religious, political and traditional gatherings was brought on by the sudden increase in cases and deaths linked to COVID-19.
Ramaphosa raises concern about conspiracy theories around COVID-19 vaccines
While the country is in the process of procuring inoculations for its citizens as it fights the pandemic anti-vaccine sentiments being are expressed by a number of people including those in higher offices such as political leaders.
Ramaphosa shuts land borders, keeps alcohol ban in bid to halt virus spread
The president expressed concern that the rising new infections continued to burden the health system, especially in key provinces.
Ramaphosa must deal with 'those close to him' first in fight against corruption
The Presidency has not indicated a possible date for the internal procedures while Diko remains on leave.
EFF to report Cele to PP for involvement in suspension of Jacobs
EFF MP Mbuyiseni Ndlozi has described Cele’s role in the saga involving the suspension of crime intelligence boss Peter Jacobs and five others as a classic case of how politicians often undermined investigations.
Ramaphosa: ANC integrity commission report creates impression I was delinquent
Cyril Ramaphosa was hauled before the integrity commission over allegations of vote buying during his campaign to become ANC president in 2017.