Former SA president Jacob Zuma ordered to appear before judge Zondo

The Constitutional Court has ordered former president Jacob Zuma to abide by a summons to appear before the state capture commission and give evidence...

SA’s first batch of Covid-19 vaccines will be here on February...

  Health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize said on Wednesday night that 1 million doses of the vaccine — from the Serum Institute of India (SII)...

Jail for Eastern Cape man with 14-year-old ‘girlfriend’

A 28-year-old man convicted for the statutory rape of a 14-year-old girl who he claimed was his girlfriend has been sentenced to three years...

Open the beaches and let the wine flow, Winde pleads with...

Thousands of jobs and billions of rand are haemorrhaging from the Western Cape’s economy, premier Alan Winde said on Tuesday as he called for...

Transnet National Ports Authority relocating to Nelson Mandela Bay

A decade after planning to move Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) to one of its ports, it is relocating to Nelson Mandela Bay. This was...

Ngqushwa mayor dies in East London hospital after short illness

Ngqushwa municipality mayor Nombuyiselo Magingxa, 54, has died. Magingxa died on Monday morning after a short illness after being admitted to a private East London...

Roads closed‚ bridges submerged after heavy rainfall in Kruger Park

Heavy rains over large parts of the Kruger National Park on Sunday night have resulted in the Sand‚ Nwasitshaka and Sabie rivers flowing strongly‚...

Ramaphosa, Cele and Mbalula – what Jackson Mthembu said of each...

President Cyril Ramaphosa and police and transport ministers Bheki Cele and Fikile Mbalula were the three politicians the late minister Jackson Mthembu talked about...

Eastern Cape man jailed for life after assaulting three young girls

A man who sexually assaulted two girls aged 9 and 11 and assaulted a 13-year-old girl has been sentenced to life in prison. Eastern Cape...

Bheki Cele orders top cop probe into Mpumalanga premier mask slip

Police minister Bheki Cele has ordered an investigation into the circumstances around Mpumalanga premier Refilwe Mtsweni-Tsipane not wearing a mask at the funeral of...

SASSA Social Grant Payment dates for the month of February 2021...

SASSA has recently released a payment schedule for the month of February, and are as follows: Older Person’s Grants will be paid from 3...

Raymond Zondo ‘in good health’ amid Covid-19 fears

The state capture inquiry has assured the public that its chairperson, deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo, was in good health and not showing any...

It’s ‘no’ to annual Valentine’s Day weddings on Robben Island

This year would have marked 21 years of celebrating love on the island The annual historic Robben Island Valentine’s Day weddings have been cancelled for...

‘You wasted more than 25 years’ — Mbalula slammed for quoting...

Transport minister Fikile Mbalula caught heat on Twitter on Thursday after he quoted a post from US president Joe Biden about not wasting time...

SA Latest Covid-19 Stats – 21 January 2021

As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases identified on South Africa is 1 380 807 Province Total cases for 21 January 2021 Percentage total Eastern Cape 188891 14,0 Free State 72230 5,3 Gauteng 373096 27,0 KwaZulu-Natal 293013 20,9 Limpopo 51286 3,5 Mpumalanga 56875 3,9 North...

Minister Jackson Mthembu dies of Covid-related complications

Minister in the presidency, Jackson Mthembu, has died of Covid-19 related complications. President Cyril Ramaphosa said in a statement on Thursday that Mthembu died earlier...

‘If I don’t make it, I love you all’: Mom of...

She will never share a mother and daughter bond. She will never get see her child smile, cry, or hear the words “mommy”. The...

Prices of meat and sweets have risen – see by how...

The food and non-alcoholic beverages category was the main driver of inflation in December 2020, Statistics SA (Stats SA) announced on Wednesday. Consumer price inflation...

Nelson Mandela Bay Covid cases dropping, recovery rate 94%, says Mabuyane

Is Nelson Mandela Bay still a Covid-19 hotspot? Eastern Cape premier Oscar Mabuyane says science will have to provide the answer. Covid-19 cases seem to be...

ANC suspends Carl Niehaus for ‘attacking’ senior party leaders

Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) spokesperson Carl Niehaus has declined to comment on his suspension from the ANC after he attacked ANC...

Farm attackers try to drown foreman in septic tank

A 77-year-old farm foreman survived a horror attack in which he was stabbed‚ tortured and forced into a septic tank‚ where he was pelted...

Load-shedding stops at 11pm on Monday: Eskom

Load-shedding will end at 11pm on Monday, power utility Eskom said. However, it warned that the electricity network was “vulnerable and unpredictable”. “Eskom is pleased to...

Tax increases to pay for Covid-19 vaccine under consideration — report

As the government’s efforts to secure supplies of Covid-19 vaccines find growing success, the Treasury is considering raising taxes as one of several possible...

BCM ratepayer owes R1m, but will benefit from debt incentive scheme

A ratepayer in Bonnie Doon, East London, owes BCM more than R1m even though the home has been unoccupied for more than a year. In...

WATCH | ‘You treat us like dogs’: Fuming disability grant beneficiaries...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zuoIlJ11PM?rel=0&enablejsapi=1] More than 100 temporary disability grant beneficiaries have been sleeping outside the SA Social Security Agency (Sassa) office in Bellville, Cape Town since...

‘The money will be there’ — Ramaphosa promises Treasury will have...

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday allayed the fears of many South Africans, saying the Treasury would have the money to fund the much-anticipated Covid-19...

WATCH | Social media in stitches as Malema calls for suspension...

EFF leader Julius Malema left South Africans in stitches on Thursday when he called for the suspension of “mjolo” until the Covid-19 storm is...

Education department confirms two-week delay in reopening of schools

The basic education department on Friday confirmed that the reopening of schools has been postponed to February 15. “Given the pressure experienced by the health...

Covid command council urges delay to schools opening

Eastern Cape education unions say the national coronavirus command council's recommendation to postpone the reopening of schools to February 15 is the right move, though...

Cop bust using official police van to offload booze during lockdown

A police officer has been bust moving liquor in a cop van, in direct defiance of lockdown laws. This comes after Gauteng police were alerted...

Forget Twitter‚ Trump’s son just asked Elon Musk to develop an...

Elon‚ can you help a boytjie out? US President Donald Trump may have had his Twitter account permanently suspended‚ but his son is already out...

Eskom implements load-shedding from midday today

Power utility Eskom says it will implement Stage 2 load-shedding from 12 noon today through to Sunday night. This is due to loss of generation...

Latest Covid-19 Statistics in SA

As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases identified on South Africa is 1 278 303. Province Total cases for 13 January 2021 Percentage total Eastern Cape 183594 14,4 Free State 68142 5,3 Gauteng 346482 27,1 KwaZulu-Natal 264532 20,7 Limpopo 41847 3,3 Mpumalanga 48447 3,8 North...

Man clocks 240km/h on N1 in Limpopo – guess what he...

A 37-year-old man was arrested after he drove at 240km/h on the N1 in Limpopo‚ the provincial transport and community safety department said on...

53% of adults want schools closed until Covid-19 situation improves –...

As the country intensifies its fight against Covid-19‚ a survey conducted by the University of Johannesburg (UJ) has revealed that the majority of people...

Newborn dad’s desperate dash for baby formula ends in curfew arrest

A father from Centurion was arrested for rushing to a nearby hospital during curfew hours to buy formula milk for his newborn baby. His lawyer,...

WATCH | ‘Disgraceful’ – Drunk cop passes out on side of...

A criminal case has been opened against a Gauteng police officer after he was allegedly found under the influence of alcohol on the side...

Death of former South African hockey coach Fabian Gregory leaves huge...

Former South African hockey coach Fabian Gregory died aged 47 in Hong Kong on Saturday and his untimely passing has left a huge void...

Covid-19 – Amended regulations in a nutshell

From National Employers Association of South Africa (Neasa) This is the latest news from Neasa following the President's address at last evening's Familly Meeting: The President,...

Family drive turns to horror after car drives over bee hive,...

What started out as a relaxing family drive in a nature estate in Mpumalanga ended in horror after a freak accident involving a swarm...

Jackson Mthembu is fourth cabinet member to come down with Covid-19

Jackson Mthembu has tested positive for Covid-19, he confirmed on Monday. Mthembu, the minister in the presidency, was tested on Monday “after showing some symptoms”. “As...

Alcohol ban remains as lockdown level 3 extended: Cyril Ramaphosa

The country will remain on lockdown level 3, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday night. Ramaphosa was addressing the nation after a spike in Covid-19...

Families warned not to exhume Covid-19 corpses despite deceased appearing in...

Because of traditional and religious beliefs, some Eastern Cape families are defying Covid-19 regulations by exhuming the corpses of those who died of the...

Grade 12 exam marking extended as marker dies‚ some withdraw due...

The department of basic education has extended the marking of grade 12 exam papers due to a shortage of markers after some withdrew or...

Goodbye WhatsApp? Here’s why your friends are flocking to Signal &...

Users of mobile messaging app WhatsApp have threatened to boycott the platform after it announced its new terms of privacy policy last week. The new...

Cyril calls for another Family Meeting tonight

President Ramaphosa to address the nation on developments in SA’s Covid-19 response President Cyril Ramaphosa is scheduled to hold another family meeting this evening, reportedly...

‘We have to decisively change the face of our economy’: Ramaphosa

ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa says the ANC-led government has to decisively change the face of SA's economy, and not simply allow it to return...

SA hits new Covid-19 infection record with 21,980 new cases in...

Health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize announced on Friday that 616 deaths had been recorded in the past day. SA recorded its worst day for Covid-19...

Three cows thrown out of moving taxi as stock thieves flee...

Three cows were thrown out of a moving taxi as stock thieves fled from police near New Hanover in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands on Thursday. Police...

Eskom suspends load-shedding for weekend

Eskom suspended load-shedding on Friday, saying the demand for electricity had dropped before the weekend. This comes after the energy supplier had announced two nights of...