There’ll be no taxi fare hikes for Gauteng commuters on Monday - MEC Mamabolo
The Alexandra, Randburg, Midrand, Sandton Taxi Association this week announced it would hike fares by up to 172% to cover losses during the lockdown as discussions continued over a government relief fund.
Eusa loses court bid to halt reopening of schools
Eusa, which represents 27,000 teachers nationally, wanted the High Court to reverse the Department of Basic Education’s decision to resume with the 2020 academic year.
2 SA Air Force staff test positive for COVID-19, Pretoria HQ temporarily closed
The SAAF said as a precautionary measure the building was evacuated and would undergo decontamination until further notice.
Once bitten... Despite assurances, some citizens believe booze ban coming again
Scores of shoppers flocked to their nearest liquor outlets to buy liquor after rumours that the prohibition on booze would return.
Joburg Mayor Makhubo self-isolates after staffer tests positive for COVID-19
It’s understood a staff member in the mayor’s office tested positive for COVID-19 following a trip to the Western Cape for a funeral last week.
SAHRC to continue monitoring schools’ health, safety requirements
Grades 7 and 12 pupils on Monday returned to their classrooms after nearly two months.
Alexandra commuters outraged over coming taxi fare hikes
With many households across the country facing economic uncertainty, commuters will bear the brunt of the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic on public transport.
Vaal Dam levels below 50%, residents urged to use water sparingly
The Department of Water and Sanitation said it was concerned about the Vaal and other dams, which form part of the Integrated Vaal River System.
KZN Education Dept ‘to ensure’ all schools resume teaching by next Monday
Premier Sihle Zikalala said 104 of the province's 6,148 schools would not be able to resume classes due to various problems such as a lack of water.
Why Gauteng commuters will pay 172% more in taxi fare
Taxi association Armsta said government is to blame for its hefty taxi fare increase, which it plans to impose on commuters next week.
Time for class! – Unions, SGB associations support reopening of schools tomorrow
The five teacher unions, together with the school governing body associations said they met with Minister Angie Motshekga and others, and they support the move to partially reopen schools.
Gauteng commuters faced with 172% rise in taxi fares from mid-June
Gauteng taxi association Armsta announced that it will hike its prices by 172%, citing fuel price increase and pressures of operating under COVID-19 regulations.
Mbalula inspects Lanseria Airport to check adherence to lockdown regulations
Some of the measures Lanseria Airport had put in place include wrapping all luggage, temperature screening at terminal building entrances and frequent sanitation in the aircraft.
‘I will not agree that we’ve seen the end of this’ –Ramaphosa on Khosa’s death
Ramaphosa's statement comes after Defense Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said that her department’s inquiry, which cleared soldiers of wrongdoing in Khosa’s death, will not be reopened.
Gauteng to receive ventilators donated by US government
The ventilators will be installed at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto, which is one the designated facility's for managing COVID-19 cases in the country.
Kagiso residents who looted cash-in-transit heist scene facing charges - police
A cash-in-transit vehicle was attacked by armed robbers in Chamdor on Wednesday morning, the suspects managed to flee with an undisclosed amount of money after using explosives to access the cash.
People help themselves to money after Krugersdorp cash-in-transit heist
Videos on social media showed a Mercedes Benz sedan and a truck on fire, while people scurried for the cash.
Sale of alcohol may spell disaster: Citizens weigh in on easing of regulations
After over two months of stringent measures to curb the coronavirus, South Africans will have to familiarise themselves with another new normal.