Malema maintains his innocence in the VBS saga
EFF leader Julius Malema sat down with journalists on 25 June 2020 where he answered questions about the allegations that he benefitted from the VBS Mutual Bank scandal. Malema maintained his and the EFF’s innocence, saying that there was no proof that he was involved in the fraud that saw the bank close its doors.
Ramaphosa's full address at Sustainable Infrastructure Development Symposium
President Cyril Ramaphosa hosted the Sustainable Infrastructure Development Symposium under the theme 'Investing in infrastructure for shared prosperity: now, next, beyond'. During his keynote address, Ramaphosa said that the symposium was laying a path for South Africa after the coronavirus and well into the future for infrastructure development, transformation and inclusive growth.
Mbalula: There's no more money to offer the taxi industry
Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula said that the government could not give the taxi industry more funds than they had already offered. Speaking in Soshanguve, Mbalula also condemned the blockage of roads after taxi operators used their vehicles and rubble to obstruct traffic.
The latest on Mihlali Ndamase,Yaya Mavundla & more local entertainment news
Local break brings you the latest on South African celebrity and entertainment news. From Sho Madjozi bagging more awards and Mihlali Ndamase getting dragged on the Twitter for her new tattoo to an exclusive chat with South African transgender activist Yaya Mavundla.
Ramaphosa says SA in the midst of two epidemics – COVID-19 & GBV
President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered an update in which he announced that more business sectors will be allowed to resume operating under strict rules. The president also addressed the issue of gender-based violence.
President Ramaphosa: Youth can rebuild the economy to be more inclusive
President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered an address in commemoration of Youth Day. Today, Ramaphosa is also participating in an interactive panel discussion with young people as part of the virtual Youth Day celebrations.
Mbalula: Licensing and testing centres must tick all the boxes
Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula visited the Sandton licensing and testing centre on 11 June 2020. This comes after licensing centres were given the go-ahead to reopen from 1 June 2020.
Free State Education's Covid-19 plan for reopening of schools
MEC of Education in the Free State Tate Makgoe detailed the province's plan as schools reopen for grades 7 and 12. Makgoe said that the Free State was well prepared and ready to reopen for selected grades.
EFF’s Shivambu: We’re not calling for oppression, but rather equality
The Economic Freedom Fighters led pickets around the country in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and in protest against police brutality. This comes after American George Floyd was killed during an arrest and the calls grow for justice for Collins Khosa, who died at the hands of SANDF members.
Local Break: Amanda du-Pont is married, Pearl Modiadie is pregnant and people are seeing witches
Local Break brings you the latest on South African celebrity and entertainment news.
Inside the isolation and quarantine site at Durban's Clairwood Hospital
A newly refurbished quarantine site was launched on 2 June 2020 at the Clairwood hospital in Durban. The facility has been set up as part of the response plan to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Local break: The latest on Menzi Ngubane, Somizi Mhlongo and Ama Qamata
This week we chat to rising star Ama Qamata and bring you the latest on South African celebrity and entertainment news.
Malema to govt: Why do you shut restaurants, but open churches?
EFF leader Julius Malema held a virtual press briefing on 28 May 2020 where he addressed government’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak and lockdown regulations. Malema also urged South Africans to stay at home.
Malema: You cannot ban cigarettes but justify alcohol sales
During a virtual press briefing, EFF leader Julius Malema said that the banning of cigarettes should be based solely on scientific evidence.
Western Cape facing backlog of 18,000 COVID-19 tests
The COVID-19 outbreak has left the National Health Laboratory Services battling to stay ahead as the demand for tests increases.
Ramaphosa: Places of worship may reopen under strict conditions
President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that religious gatherings may take place under strict regulations when the country moves to lockdown level three from 1 June 2020.
Panyaza Lesufi inspects readiness of Gauteng schools to reopen
MEC for Education in Gauteng Panyaza Lesufi visited schools around the province to ensure that places of learning were prepared and properly equipped for the reopening of schools on 1 June 2020.
Idris Elba on the decks: Show your love with Africa Day concert
English actor Idris Elba, who is hosting the Africa Day concert, has urged people around the world to watch the show in order to pledge and raise funds for the continent and in celebration of Africa Day. The fundraiser concert will take place at 6 pm on Youtube and on MTV Base.