Initiative aims to tackle GBV and forced marriages

Gender-based violence is one of the biggest crises facing SA, and in an effort to combat the scourge, Joko has partnered with People Opposing...

Designer inspired by his rural roots

Local fashion designer and vocalist Siyabonga Mpanjukelwa started his Fashion brand, Maqithini in 2019 using checked blankets fondly known as Ityali in isiXhosa. Mpanjukelwa who...

WATCH | ‘You are not alone’: Man braces cold to play...

A Mossel Bay man took his accordion, stood in the cold outside the hospital where his wife is receiving treatment in the Covid-19 wards,...

Curb electricity usage‚ as load-shedding risk is rising‚ warns Eskom

Eskom says it may need to implement load-shedding at short notice on Thursday‚ due to high usage of electricity during the cold snap coupled...

Eastern Cape drought declared a national disaster

The National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC) announced in Government Gazette No. 44876 on Tuesday that it had declared the ongoing drought in the Eastern,...

We can all play our part to help

Sponsor challenge participants to lose weight and contribute towards Logan's medical expenses Four months have gone by since the Fit For Logan Challenge was launched...

How’s Zuma holding up in prison? Mzwanele Manyi says ‘very serious...

Jacob Zuma’s spokesperson Mzwanele Manyi has shed some light on the former president's condition in prison, saying he is “having serious issues" there. Zuma is...

Elections should be postponed to 2022 or they will be flawed,...

Former deputy chief justice Dikgang Moseneke says local government elections scheduled for October 27 this year will not be free and fair under Covid-19...

Cap that! Mom and daughter graduate together at UCT

A promise that a Cape Town mother made to her daughters — that she will enrol at university with them — came to fruition...

Thulas Nxesi announces extension of Ters applications: here’s who can apply

South Africans still impacted by the lockdown restrictions‚ including those who work in the entertainment industry‚ are eligible to apply for the Covid-19 temporary...

Former SAPS officer who stole docket‚ pawned laptop is jailed for...

Five thousand rand. That’s the sum a warrant officer‚ subsequently dismissed from the force‚ demanded from a suspect charged with reckless and negligent driving in...

WATCH | Jacob Zuma supporter and former Ukhozi presenter leaves police...

Former Ukhozi FM presenter and Jacob Zuma supporter Ngizwe Mchunu left police headquarters in Durban in handcuffs on Monday and is headed to Gauteng...

WATCH | Police recover looted goods including beds‚ electronic goods and...

On Monday police recovered thousands of rands worth of items stolen from warehouses and retail stores in Durban during widespread looting in KwaZulu-Natal last...

New campaign shows how animals help humans

The NSPCA launched a new campaign on Monday in order to raise awareness about the large role animals play in our day-to-day lives. Under the...

IEC delays voter registration weekend due to Covid-19

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) recently announced that it would be postponing their voter registration weekend due to the ongoing Covid-19 third wave. The registration...

BCM mayor condemns destructive protests

BCM executive mayor Xola Pakati has condemned the recent destruction caused by protesters in East London, whose “extremely shocking, criminal and barbaric” actions led...

Government lifts ban on large gatherings in bid to quell unrest

The government has lifted the ban on gatherings with immediate effect. In a notice published in the government gazette on July 14‚ co-operative governance and...

Grim milestone passed as SA confirms more than 600 Covid-19 deaths...

There were 633 Covid-19 related deaths recorded in the past 24 hours, taking the country past another grim milestone. The deaths — the highest since...

Fuel refinery confirms shutdown amid ongoing violence in KZN and Gauteng

SA's largest crude-oil refinery‚ Sapref‚ has shut down operations amid the ongoing violence in KwaZulu-Natal. The refinery‚ in the South Durban Basin‚ sent out an...

Taxi council distances itself from any possible violence in East Cape

The South African National Taxi Council in the Eastern Cape has distanced itself from any possible riots and looting in the province. SANTACO deputy chair...

Military to be deployed in KZN and Gauteng as looting spreads

The cabinet has taken a decision to deploy members of the military in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng in the wake of the protests against the...

Mob sets mall in Vosloorus on fire — several shops looted,...

https://youtu.be/-zYfXaJ78Yc A violent mob on Monday morning set Naledi Mall in Vosloorus alight, Ekurhuleni disaster and emergency management services said. “I can confirm that we have...

Kgothatso Montjane’s loses in Wimbledon wheelchair singles final but makes SA...

Kgothatso Montjane may not have won the Wimbledon wheelchair singles final on Sunday night but the Limpopo-born player's star shone bright as she battled...

Adjusted Alert Level 4 for another 14 days

Cabinet after consultation with the provinces has decided to maintain the country at Adjusted Alert Level 4 for another 14 days.  This means that...

Ramaphosa likely to extend Covid-19 lockdown regulations, but some rules could...

Aphiwe Deklerk President Cyril Ramaphosa is likely to announce an extension of the stricter level four lockdown regulations when he addresses the nation on Sunday...

Ramaphosa to address the nation at 8pm

President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation at 8pm on Sunday night, the presidency has confirmed. Ramaphosa was widely expected to make the address on...

SA’s Kgothatso Montjane makes history reaching Wimbledon final

World No.5 wheelchair tennis star Kgothatso Montjane ousted Momoko Ohtani 7-6(3) 4-6 6-4 to reach her first Wimbledon final at the All England Lawn...

Beleaguered Ace Magashule says ‘no need to study judgment’ but believes...

Suspended ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule says there is no need for him to read the Johannesburg high court full bench ruling dismissing his bid...

Police deployed to Nkandla as protest action grows in KZN

The police were deployed to Nkandla in KwaZulu-Natal on Friday morning. The deployment came after widespread protests in and around Durban following a viral message...

National Arts Festival goes virtual

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown restrictions, the National Arts Festival (NAF) has announced that this year’s event will be fully online. According to...

Lack of rainfall in EC impact water levels negatively

The Department of Water and Sanitation’s weekly status of reservoir indicates that Eastern Cape water storage capacity has recorded a slight decrease, the combined...

Former teacher aiming for pageant crown

Former Clarendon Primary teacher Sharon Cox was recently selected as a semi-finalist in the 2021 Mrs Universe Africa pageant, a great achievement considering it...

Changing habits and mindsets is not impossible

The Fit for Logan Challenge article published on April 15 was titled “A season of change”. My weight loss journey has proven that headline to...

Zuma ‘in police custody’ after handing himself over

Former president Jacob Zuma has officially handed himself over and is in police custody. Both national SAPS spokesman Brig Vish Naidoo and police ministry spokeswoman...

Motorcade leaves Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla homestead moments after ambulance allowed in

An eight-vehicle motorcade pulled out of the Zuma family's Nkandla homestead about 11.15pm on Wednesday night, but it was not immediately clear whether former...

Zuma in last-ditch plea to ConCourt to stave off imminent arrest

The former president's lawyers say in a letter to the Constitutional Court that police had informed them that they would make an arrest on...

Police air wing on standby for possible deployment to Nkandla

According to well-placed SAPS sources, members of the air wing unit are on standby in Empangeni, about 130km from Jacob Zuma's homestead The KwaZulu-Natal police's...

ANC suspends ‘very rogue’ Carl Niehaus

The ANC has suspended controversial party member and staffer Carl Niehaus with immediate effect. This comes after Niehaus on Tuesday released a statement defying the...

Police minister Bheki Cele arrives in KZN as Zuma arrest deadline...

Police minister Bheki Cele has arrived in KwaZulu-Natal as the deadline for the arrest of former president Jacob Zuma looms. Cele was mandated by the...

Nelson Mandela Bay becoming EC epicentre with 60% of Covid cases

Nelson Mandela Bay is fast becoming the epicentre of Covid-19 in the Eastern Cape with nearly 60% of cases recorded in the province located...

Organisers of Nkandla event to be brought to book‚ ANC likens...

Organisers of the superspreader event outside former president Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla home will be brought to book‚ the ANC said on Tuesday. Scores of ANC...

Thuli Madonsela: ‘How come those organising rallies are not arrested or...

Former public protector Prof Thuli Madonsela says she is “baffled” that some citizens face arrest for the violation of lockdown regulations‚ while those organising...

Interpol red notice issued against Gupta brothers, wives to face charges...

The Investigating Directorate (ID) says efforts to bring the Gupta brothers and their wives back to SA to face charges have intensified, with Interpol...

24,270 Covid-19 cases recorded as SA sees highest ever single-day increase

SA saw its highest ever number of single-day Covid-19 infections on Friday, with 24,270 new cases recorded in 24 hours. This is significantly higher than...

Raymond Zondo appointed acting chief justice

Deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo has taken on the role of acting chief justice. This was announced by the office of the chief justice...

Jacob Zuma’s 11th-hour bid to avoid going to jail

In a last-ditch attempt to save himself from prison, former president Jacob Zuma will file court papers at the Constitutional Court on Friday. Two independent...

Fuel prices set to increase in July

Users of all grades of fuel will pay more in July when the mineral resources and energy department officially adjusts the prices of fuels...

Fourth highest daily new infections as SA records 21,584 Covid-19 cases...

SA recorded 21,584 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, the fourth highest single day increase in new infections since the outbreak of...

New ‘lake’ appears in Southernwood

A new water feature has cropped up in Southernwood, although it seems to be entirely unintentional. If one were to drive up Gately Street, they...

Celebrating athletes with cerebral palsy

Athletes conquer condition to succeed The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games is set to open on Tuesday August 24 and will end on Sunday September 5,...