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Stage 2 load-shedding returns

2021-01-14 02:08:41

Eskom will start implementing stage 2 rotational load-shedding, the power parastatal announced on Thursday.

The power cuts were scheduled to begin at 12 ...View Article

Magalies Water takes control of Kgetlengrivier water treatment

2021-01-14 04:57:18

Magalies Water has been given the powers to take over water and sanitation responsibilities at the Kgetlengrivier Local Municipality in the North West.

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Sambatha threatens to close Home Affairs office over COVID-19 rules

2021-01-14 10:08:13

North West MEC for Health, Madoda Sambatha, has urged residents to utilise his department’s offices to apply for birth and death certificates, so as to redu ...View Article

20 000 nabbed for lockdown regulations breach

2021-01-14 04:58:04

About 20 000 people were arrested and/or fined for contravention of the Disaster Management Act, since the beginning of Adjusted Level 3 Lockdown on 29 Decemb ...View Article

Disgruntled Unisa students frown at online system

2021-01-14 04:47:56

Disgruntled University of South Africa (Unisa) students have decried the online system saying it was unfair and affecting their academic activities. 

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Taxi industry unhappy it's not prioritised for Covid vaccine

2021-01-13 12:34:48

The National Taxi Alliance (NTA) says it's happy that the taxi industry was not mentioned on a priority list of groups that will receive COVID-19 vaccination ...View Article

MEC Hlophe pays tribute to actress Lindiwe Ndlovu

2021-01-13 12:34:33

Gauteng MEC for Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation, Mbali Hlophe expressed sadness following the passing of renowned actress, Lindiwe Ndlovu.

Ndlovu di ...View Article

Tshwane gripped by COVID-19 testing forms shortage

2021-01-13 07:31:41

Gauteng Department of Health confirmed on Monday that there was a shortage of N1 and N4 National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS) forms at some clinics in nor ...View Article

Funeral undertakers seek help to enforce lockdown regulations

2021-01-13 10:11:07

The African Funeral Practitioners Organization (AFPO) in the North West has called for government's intervention to ensure that COVID-19 lockdown regulations ...View Article

NW Health cautions against COVID-19 vaccine lies

2021-01-13 07:26:50

The Department of Health in the North West has warned residents to not accept any alleged COVID-19 vaccine drive in the communities.

The department said ...View Article

Level 3 stays with more restrictions

2021-01-12 07:05:05

South Africa remains on advanced level 3 of the COVID-19 lockdown, but with additional restrictions.

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced this in his add ...View Article

Da Gama joins TS Galaxy as new head coach

2021-01-12 04:17:38

TS Galaxy have announced Owen Da Gama as the club’s new head coach on a three year deal.

Da Gama replaces Dan ‘Dance’ Malesela who was relieved of ...View Article

Minister Mthembu tests positive for COVID-19

2021-01-11 06:19:57

Minister in the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu, has contracted Covid-19, government announced on Monday.

In a statement released on Monday afternoon, gover ...View Article

Government criticised for failure to hire more nurses

2021-01-11 06:20:30

The Young Nurses Indaba Trade Union (YNITU) has criticized the Department of Health for failing to hire more nurses, even when the country is battling the sec ...View Article

Gauteng shaky on alcohol ban amid Ramaphosa's address

2021-01-11 06:14:53

With President Cyril Ramaphosa scheduled to address the nation tonight on the country’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Gauteng province is undecided on ...View Article

Former PSL CEO Trevor Phillips dies

2021-01-11 03:26:13

Former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Premier Soccer League (PSL), Trevor Phillips, has died aged 79. The PSL announced the news in a statement on Monda ...View Article

Gauteng becoming COVID-19 epicenter

2021-01-11 03:55:47

Gauteng Premier, David Makhura, says the province is now becoming the epicenter of the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.

He was speak ...View Article

COVID-19 fills Steve Biko Academic Hospital to capacity

2021-01-11 02:44:30

The Gauteng Department of Health on Sunday confirmed that Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria is under pressure following a sharp increase in the number ...View Article

Deputy Minister Bapela contracts COVID-19

2021-01-10 09:00:11

As the surge in COVID-19 cases continues,  Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Obed Bapela, is the latest governme ...View Article

Education department happy with first week of marking

2021-01-10 09:02:33

The Department of Basic Education has expressed satisfaction with progress made in the first week of marking of Grade 12 examination scripts. 

The ...View Article

Ramaphosa aims at Magashule in January 8 statement

2021-01-10 04:29:47

African National Congress (ANC) President, Cyril Ramaphosa, has given the clearest indication yet that he is pushing for the suspension of the party's Secreta ...View Article

Eskom suspends load-shedding

2021-01-08 06:56:38

Eskom has suspended load-shedding ahead of the weekend.

The power utility implemented stage two load-shedding on Tuesday and Wednesday nights to preserv ...View Article

Residents grab control of water and sanitation from Kgetlengrivier municipality

2021-01-10 04:28:28

The Kgetlengrivier Local Municipality in the North West is adamant the takeover of its water and sanitation plants were a criminal move by a group of white pe ...View Article

Mkhize: COVID-19 Vaccines are voluntary, not mandatory

2021-01-10 04:27:43

Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize, has reassured the country that government will not force anyone to take a COVID-19 vaccine if they do not wish to. < ...View Article

Tau back at English Premier League

2021-01-08 09:05:06

Bafana Bafana striker, Percy Tau, is back at his mother club, Brighton & Hove Albion, and is already tipped to feature in this weekend's FA Cup game.

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Cwaile promises solution to water woes

2021-01-08 11:53:01

North West MEC for Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs, Mmoloki Cwaile, has committed to ensuring that all water challenges acro ...View Article

1.5m COVID-19 vaccine doses for SA by next month

2021-01-10 04:29:19

South Africa will receive its first batch of one million doses of COVID-19 vaccine this month, followed by an extra 500 000 by February. So says Minister of H ...View Article

Warning as 104 Beitbridge travellers test positive for COVID-19

2021-01-07 07:11:26

The Department of Health in Limpopo has urgently called on everyone who have crossed into South Africa through the Beitbridge border post to self-quarantine b ...View Article

Deputy Minister Mahlobo contracts COVID-19

2021-01-07 07:07:57

Deputy Minister of Water and Sanitation, David Mahlobo, has tested positive for COVID-19, government has announced.

Mahlobo received his results on Thur ...View Article

SAB decries ‘disproportional and unlawful’ alcohol ban

2021-01-07 07:54:25

The South African Breweries (SAB) plans to challenge the constitutionality of the latest prohibition of sale and transportation of alcohol at the High Court. ...View Article

SA records highest daily Covid infections, more deaths

2021-01-07 07:54:02

South Africa recorded a shocking 21 832 new positive COVID-19 cases in the 24 hours of reporting to Wednesday night, the highest number since the coronavirus ...View Article

One man's 600km walk to raise awareness on fatherlessness

2021-01-07 05:23:42

A Soshanguve man has started on a 600 kilometre walk from the township in north of Pretoria to Venda in Limpopo to raise awareness about the challenges that f ...View Article

NW promises efficient matric papers marking

2021-01-07 05:24:36

The Department of Education in the North West says it is confident that the marking of Grade 12 examination scripts will go smoothly without any complications ...View Article

BASA: Small businesses bear the brunt of alcohol ban

2021-01-06 06:22:47

The Beer Association of South Africa (BASA) says small businesses are on the verge of complete closure because of government's imposed ban on alcohol sale.&nb ...View Article

Former deputy minister Mluleki George dies

2021-01-07 05:24:11

Former Deputy Minister of Defence, Mluleki George, has died aged 72.

George passed away on Tuesday in East London.

The anti-apartheid activist wit ...View Article

Mnangagwa urges Zimbabwean to avoid ‘non-essential travel’

2021-01-06 06:20:02

Zimbabwean president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, used social media Twitter on Tuesday to call on Zimbabwean citizens to avoid “non-essential travel”.

Mnang ...View Article

NCCC meets on Wednesday as COVID ravages SA

2021-01-06 09:26:33

President Cyril Ramaphosa has called an urgent meeting of the National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC). The meeting is expected to take place View Article

Sambatha worried about rising NW COVID-19 cases

2021-01-06 05:01:32

North West Health MEC, Madoda Sambatha, has raised concerns about the growing number of COVID-19 infections in the province.

Speaking during a COVID-19 ...View Article

Numsa pleads for no retrenchments during lockdown

2021-01-06 05:02:15

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has appealed to government to ensure that there are no retrenchments under Level 3 lockdown.

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Buthelezi returns as Ditsobotla mayor

2021-01-06 04:51:59

Daniel Buthelezi resumed his duties as mayor of Ditsobotla Local Municipality in the North West on Monday, merely three weeks after he was unseated.

But ...View Article

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