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Gauteng Traffic Police arrest 14 suspects for hostage incident

2021-10-07 04:02:49

The Gauteng Traffic Police Public Transport Intervention Unit arrested 14 suspects following an incident where public transport operators and passengers were ...View Article

Ramaphosa to suspend Police Commisioner Sitole

2021-10-07 03:58:47

President Cyril Ramaphosa has set up a board of inquiry to investigate National Police Commissioner General Khehla Sitole's fitness to hold office.

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu turns 90

2021-10-07 07:07:04

Globally renowned Anglican Archbishop Emeritus, Desmond Tutu, turns 90 years old today. Tutu is also the 1984 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, and former Chairpers ...View Article

Cele puts faith in task team to stop political killings

2021-10-07 05:22:37

Police Minister, Bheki Cele, says an investigating team is working tirelessly to strengthen the case against the assailants that brutally murdered Mabopane AN ...View Article

Mchunu announces plan to phase out water tankers

2021-10-06 07:16:44

Minister of Water and Sanitation, Senzo Mchunu, says there are plans to gradually do away with tankers that supply water to areas in municipalities that exper ...View Article

F4SD launches local government elections manifesto

2021-10-07 05:22:53

President of Forum for Service Delivery (F4SD), Mbahari Kekana, has promised that his party will end poverty and acts of corruption should it be elected to go ...View Article

Klerksdorp residents threaten election boycott

2021-10-06 06:29:34

Some residents of Kanana and Jouberton near Klerksdorp in the North West are threatening to block the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) from conducting e ...View Article

Numsa wants Ramaphosa's help on wage talks

2021-10-06 05:08:33

President of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa), Andrew Chirwa, has appealed to President Cyril Ramaphosa to mediate in the wage stale ...View Article

Vaccinated soccer fans closer to getting into stadiums

2021-10-06 05:03:49

If you love watching your favourite team play live at a stadium, you've got reason to smile, but only when you're fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Sou ...View Article

Ramaphosa reveals 8 Chief Justice nominees

2021-10-05 09:47:24

President Cyril Ramaphosa has released the names of eight people nominated to contest the position of Chief Justice. Current Chief Justice, Mogoeng Mogoeng, i ...View Article

Family of late Naledi mayor devastated

2021-10-05 05:19:56

The family of the Naledi Local Municipality mayor, Neo Schalk, has described the late mayor as their pillar of strength.

Schalk died in a head-on collis ...View Article

Lindiwe Zulu disappointed at Judiciary's handling of GBVF cases

2021-10-05 05:14:29

Social Development Minister, Lindiwe Zulu, says she is disappointed with the manner in which the Judiciary is handling gender-based violence cases.

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JB Marks employees down tools

2021-10-05 05:08:17

Workers of the JB Marks Local Municipality in Ventersdorp in the North West have embarked on a protest demanding, among others, tools of trade without which t ...View Article

Political parties vow to abide by Electoral Code of Conduct

2021-10-11 06:36:34

Political parties contesting the local government elections have vowed to abide by the Electoral Code of Conduct. They signed the code in Nasrec, Johannesburg ...View Article

Political parties vow to abide by Electoral Code of Conduct

2021-10-04 02:29:51

Political parties contesting the local government elections have vowed to abide by the Electoral Code of Conduct. They signed the code in Nasrec, Johannesburg ...View Article

ConCourt: Tshwane council dissolution was ‘unlawful’

2021-10-04 02:57:57

The Constitutional Court has ruled that placing City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality under administration was “unlawful”. The Apex Court said the Gau ...View Article

ANC pleads with voters for another shot at governing Tshwane

2021-10-04 09:40:20

African National Congress (ANC) Deputy Presidency, David Mabuza, has again asked voters to give the party another opportunity to govern City of Tshwane Metrop ...View Article

Naledi mayor dies in car crash

2021-10-03 06:53:54

Mayor of Naledi Local Municipality, Neo Schalk, has died aged 59. Schalk died in a car accident on Sunday morning after his vehicle collided head on with ...View Article

Aggrieved Tshwane ANC members go independent

2021-10-03 07:53:12

Some aggrieved African National Congress (ANC) members have left the governing party and will be contesting wards in Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality as inde ...View Article

JG Zuma Foundation to host national welcome prayer for Zuma

2021-10-02 07:35:05

The Jacob Zuma Foundation says it will comply with all the COVID-19 regulations when it hosts a national welcome prayer meeting for the former president.

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NW Coloured communities demand recognition from ANC

2021-10-02 07:28:30

Some African National Congress (ANC) members who are residents of Ward 17 in Danville in Mahikeng, together with other regions that include the Dr Kenneth Kau ...View Article

Mabuza launches Vooma Vaccination Weekend

2021-10-02 07:28:44

Deputy President, David Mabuza, launched the Vooma Vaccination Weekend Campaign at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Phokeng, Rustenburg, on Friday. 

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Ramaphosa moves the country to level 1 lockdown

2021-10-01 09:06:14

South Africa is on adjusted alert level 1 lockdown with economic activity more open and people enjoying increased freedoms.

President Cyril Ramaphosa an ...View Article

Lotus eviction leaves families homeless

2021-10-01 05:50:33

Several families in Fort West near Lotus in Pretoria are homeless after law enforcement officers demolished their shacks as part of carrying out an eviction o ...View Article

International Translation Day celebrated in Mahikeng

2021-10-01 05:44:52

The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) says it is concerned that English is being used as a preferred language above other 11 official languages.

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SAHRC demands answers over water and sanitation in schools

2021-10-01 05:39:06

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has ordered Education MECs in six provinces to provide it with detailed action plans to get rid of water and ...View Article

Gauteng ANC nominates Moerane to replace Matongo

2021-10-01 05:39:29

The ANC in Gauteng has nominated Mpho Moerane as candidate for Executive Mayor of the City of Johannesburg. Moerane would be replacing the late mayor, Jolidee ...View Article

President Ramaphosa to address the nation

2021-09-30 05:18:16

President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to address the nation at 8pm tonight on the country’s developments and fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Judgment date set for Wendy Nelson and co-accused

2021-09-30 08:06:08

Former North West Finance MEC, Wendy Nelson, and former head of that province's Department of Health, Dr Thabo Lekalakala, will know their fate by the second ...View Article

Makhura: Gauteng is ready for lockdown level 1

2021-09-30 04:45:48

Gauteng Premier, David Makhura, says his province is ready to move to alert level 1 lockdown.

Makhura said this on Wednesday during a COVID-19 vaccinati ...View Article

Matlosana gets a new mayor

2021-09-29 06:17:35

Rose Thabancho is officially the new Executive Mayor of Matlosana Local Municipality in the North West.

Thabancho was elected mayor of the Klersdorp bas ...View Article

The storm is over as You FM station bans R Kelly

2021-09-30 06:07:04

Commercial music radio station You FM has banned USA singer, Robert Kelly, otherwise known as R Kelly following his conviction on sexual offences this week.View Article

Cele: Arrest imminent in ward councillor's murder

2021-09-29 11:42:30

Police Minister, Bheki Cele, has promised to keep a close eye on Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality due to the number of violent incidents and killings recorde ...View Article

Illegal occupants evicted from Bop Flats

2021-09-28 03:48:23

People who had illegally occupied Bob Flats in Mahikeng have blamed the North West Provincial Government for failing to protect the buildings inherited from t ...View Article

Alliance partners Cosatu and SACP back the ANC

2021-09-28 03:48:36

Despite earlier threats to withold support for the African National Congress (ANC), the governing party's alliance partners Congress of South African Trade Un ...View Article

LGBTQIA+ community stands to bring change to local government

2021-09-28 01:14:15

The LGBTQIA+ community hopes that having its members as councillors will help in the fight against homophobic killings in South Africa.

Tshwane LGBTQIA+ ...View Article

Murdered Mabopane councillor's family wants justice

2021-09-28 04:49:15

The family of slain ANC councillor, Tshepo Motaung, wants the “mastermind” behind the brutal murder of their loved one arrested. The family said the case ...View Article

Police on a hunt for 6 men for multiple rapes

2021-09-28 03:49:20

Police are looking for six men believed to have raped and robbed five women in Hammanskraal over the weekend.

A South African Police Service (SAPS) stat ...View Article

Mahikeng villagers not keen on municipal polls

2021-09-28 04:33:37

As the country prepares to hold local government elections on 1 November some communities in the North West province have mixed feelings about participating i ...View Article

Ramaphosa promises better municipal governance

2021-09-28 03:49:35

African National Congress (ANC) president, Cyril Ramaphosa, has promised that ANC-led municipalities will do better to deliver quality services to residents.& ...View Article

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