Ramaphosa: COVID-19 cluster outbreaks must be confronted decisively
While addressing the nation on interventions to combat the surge in coronavirus cases, the president extended the National State of Disaster until 15 January 2021, keeping the country of lockdown level one.
Will President Ramaphosa announce stricter COVID-19 regulations tonight?
The president is due to address the nation at 8pm following a special sitting of Cabinet that considered recommendations of the National Coronavirus Command Council.
Prof Shabir Madhi: SA must address root cause of flare-up in COVID-19 infections
The professor’s comments come in the wake of coronavirus infection surges in parts of the country, which have raised fears that South Africa could see a second wave in cases compounded by gatherings during the upcoming festive season.
Police hunt suspects following shooting on Joburg’s M1 bridge
A silver vehicle on Wednesday was shot at several times on the M1 bridge near the Xavier off-ramp in what appeared to have been a hit.
Tuesday night’s winning Powerball numbers unusual but not rigged - Ithuba
The winning numbers - which were the unlikely combination of 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 - stunned South Africans, leaving social media users in disbelief.
2 people killed, one critical in shooting on M1 bridge in Joburg
While details around the shooting are still unclear, it's understood that the driver and a passenger died in a hail of bullets, while one other passenger was taken to hospital for treatment.
SABC strike could intensify if retrenchment letters aren’t withdrawn, says CWU
The Communication Workers Union has threatened to intensify a strike if the public broadcaster fails to withdraw redundancy letters handed to staff.
Gauteng faces critical shortage of schools as over 40k pupils not yet placed
It’s revealed more than 40,000 of the 222,000 pupils who applied for those grades still don’t know where they will be starting the new school year.
Thousands of Gauteng learners disappear from school radar since COVID outbreak
Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi put the blame on organisations and individuals who called for the school year to be scrapped.
Family of Enock Mpianzi seeks R20 million settlement from GDE
It’s understood the family is at loggerheads with the Gauteng Department of Education after they refused an initial settlement as compensation for the death of Enock Mpianzi during a school excursion.
Lesufi: At least 40k grade 1-8 applicants in Gauteng not yet allocated a school
Education MEC Panayza Lesufi said out of the 220,000 applications received, only 181,000 have been approved.
CWU threatens to intensify SABC strike if redundancy letters not withdrawn
The corporation has suspended the retrenchment process, set to affect some 400 staffers, to the end of December.
An anti-corruption champion: UDM deputy chair Filtane laid to rest on Sat
Family, friends and some politicians in the Eastern Cape bid their final goodbyes to the 73-year-old in Thanga Village near Butterworth on Saturday.
Free Lungisa Campaign: Andile will be welcomed by masses when released from jail
This comes after supporters of the jailed African National Congress councillor allege that he’ll be released on parole next week.
AfriForum: We would consider private prosecution of Julius Malema
AfriForum and trade union Solidarity jointly lodged a criminal complaint against EFF leader Julius Malema earlier this week following utterances he made to his supporters last week that they were willing to fight police - even in their homes.
Confusion over release on parole for ANC councillor Andile Lungisa
While supporters of the former Nelson Mandela Bay councillor say he will walk out of prison next week, the Correctional Services Department said it had no knowledge of Andile Lungisa’s imminent release.
Friends, family bid farewell to Mshoza at funeral service
Mshoza's childhood friend and actress Khanyi Mbau described her death as a huge loss to the industry and the nation.
Mshoza to be laid to rest today
Mshoza died of complications from diabetes last week leaving behind two children and a career spanning over two decades.