Gauteng's Maile says province facing crucial service delivery problems
Gauteng Cooperative Government MEC Lebogang Maile said that over the past two decades, there had been a decrease in Gauteng waste management, air quality, as well as an insufficient supply of water and electricity.
Foundation hopes ConCourt will set aside Jacob Zuma's sentence
The long-awaited judgment on Jacob Zuma’s rescission application, which was filed in July as a last-minute bid to avert the jailing of the former president, will be handed down on Friday morning.
City of Tshwane defends fining resident for growing veggies on public sidewalk
Joe Nkuna, from Theresapark in Akasia, has been at loggerheads with the city after he planted crops, including cabbage, on a public road reserve outside his home.
Zuma to know on Friday if jail sentence will be set aside
The Constitutional Court has announced that it will hand down judgment in his rescission application.
IEC: Not mandatory to be vaccinated in order to register to vote
Chief Electoral Officer, Sy Mamabolo, said that the voter registration process was not linked to government's vaccination programme.
Angry ANC members threaten not to vote in protest over party candidate list
Members from several wards in Gauteng and Limpopo gathered outside Luthuli House in Johannesburg on Wednesday. They alleged that there had been rigging of votes during the process to nominate party candidates to contest in the 1 November local goverment elections.
Sassa still processing 845k applications of COVID grant, over 3.7m declined
President Cyril Ramaphosa said the government continued to implement measures to assist households, employees and businesses that were affected by the pandemic.
Zikalala calls for speedy arrest after ANC members killed during branch meeting
It’s believed five gunmen opened fire from a vehicle on the group of ANC members on Saturday. The shooting happened during a branch meeting at a local school to finalise the selection of candidates for the upcoming government elections.
Ramaphosa urges parties to exercise caution while campaigning during a pandemic
In less than 50 days, South Africans will go to the polls and some political parties have already hit the ground running, parading their candidates to supporters and potential voters.
Govt looking to introduce vaccine passports soon - Ramaphosa
While around 14.6 million South Africans have received the jab, President Cyril Ramaphosa said the country’s COVID-19 recovery was being held ransom by a low vaccination take-up.
5,015 NC school girls fell pregnant between April 2020 & June 2021 - dept
The Northern Cape Department of Education said the prevalence of teenage pregnancies in the province was mostly attributed to social ills within communities including alcohol and drug abuse as well as educators sexually assaulting pupils.
Human Settlements Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi vows to crackdown on corruption
Kubayi has issued a strong warning that the days of poor project delivery without consequences were coming to an end.
eThekwini efforts to rebuild tourism sector yielding ‘positive results’
To resuscitate the sector and create jobs, the city launched programmes that it hopes will return the metro to its former glory.
Naptosa says lack of counsellors in schools contribute to violent incidents
The schooling community in Gauteng has been rocked by deadly attacks involving pupils after a 16-year-old boy was stabbed to death, allegedly by a 14-year-old girl from a neighbouring school in Alexandra on Thursday.
'There was no woman like her': Gugu Gumede pays tribute to mom kaMagwaza-Msibi
Premier Sihle Zikalala said South Africans should honour her legacy of fierce leadership by heading to the polls on 1 November.
Police investigating civilian’s death during violent NW protest
Demonstrations flared as police fired rubber bullets to disperse residents who set two trucks and a bakkie alight on the R503.
David Mabuza blames ‘dysfunctional municipalities’ for service delivery failures
Deputy President David Mabuza says dysfunctional municipalities are to blame for crumbling infrastructure.
Mother of teen stabbed at Joburg school says threats not taken seriously
The mother has said violent threats made by her son's attackers were regarded as conflict rather than peer abuse by the school.