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Lisence departments to open on June 1

2020-05-22 07:18:44

Minister of Transport, Fikile Mbalula, on Friday ordered all driving licence testing centres, driving schools and other centres dealing with related matters t ...View Article

COVID-19: Odi Hospital partly closed

2020-05-24 04:06:19

Gauteng Department of Health confirmed that some units at Odi Hospital in Pretoria are closed for disinfecting after a COVID-19 patient visited the hospital.< ...View Article

Mosimane stays at Chloorkop

2020-05-22 02:56:25

Premier Soccer League side Mamelodi Sundowns FC seems to have chosen to believe in the popular saying that "if it's not broken don't fix it".

The 'Brazi ...View Article

Sewer death toddler laid to rest

2020-05-22 07:19:26

A four-year-old who died after drowning in a sewer in Mocoseng village in Mahikeng was laid to rest on Thursday.

Onthatile Ribani was buried at Masutlhe ...View Article

Gauteng SGBs to monitor schools deep cleaning

2020-05-22 06:10:36

Gauteng MEC for Education, Panyaza Lesufi, has tasked schools management with the responsibilty of deep cleaning schools in the next eight days ahead of reope ...View Article

Mbalula happy with Rea Vaya COVID-19 compliance

2020-05-22 09:04:38

Transport Minister, Fikile Mbalula, expressed satisfaction with how Rea Vaya bus service is making efforts to comply with level 4 national lockdown regulation ...View Article

EFF wants top Ditsobotla leader probed for graft

2020-05-22 02:57:07

The EFF in the North West has called for the Municipal Manager of Ditsobotla Local Municipality to be suspended, amid allegations of fraud and corruption.

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COVID-19: Makhura talks tough on businesses compliance

2020-05-21 04:26:51

As the country prepares for the easing of the lockdown to level 3, the Gauteng provincial government has started preparing for increased economic activity. Mo ...View Article

COVID-19 causes spike in consumer complaints

2020-05-21 06:25:21

 The Competition Commission said it received 1354 complaints from the public since the beginning of the national lockdown.  Commissioner Tembinkosi ...View Article

Mahikeng creates special COVID-19 gravesite

2020-05-20 07:17:16

Mahikeng Local Municipality in the North West has reserved burial space for 100 graves as it anticipates a spike in COVID-19 related deaths.

This after ...View Article

Schools to reopen on 1 June

2020-05-20 07:16:52

It's back to school on June 1. Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga, announced this on Tuesday night two months after schools were closed in a bid to ...View Article

NW mine closed after 2 COVID-19 cases

2020-05-20 01:39:58

The KalGold mine in Kraaipan near Mahikeng in the North West has been closed after two of its employees tested positive for COVID-19.

KalGold mine, owne ...View Article

Mbalula wants a formalised taxi industry

2020-05-20 02:52:04

Minister of Transport, Fikile Mbalula, says professionalising the taxi industry is top of the agenda of goals he wants achieved.

Mbalula was addressing ...View Article

Golden Arrows player Mngwengwe dies

2020-05-19 06:41:35

Lamontville Golden Arrows defender and former captain, Nkanyiso Mngwengwe, died after suffering from heart failure in the early hours of Monday morning, his f ...View Article

Unions: Govt not ready for schools reopening

2020-05-20 03:46:49

Teacher unions are not keen to allow members to report for duty as yet. This because they say the Department of Basic Education is not even close to complying ...View Article

NW SARS workers boycott work after one COVID-19 case

2020-05-19 05:59:59

Employees of the South African Revenue Service (SARS) in Mahikeng in the North West province boycotted work on Monday, after their one colleague tested positi ...View Article

Mahikeng child drowns in a sewerage

2020-05-19 06:00:26

A community is grieving and a family devastated after a four-year-old boy drowned in an open drainage at Sejankabo Secondary School in Mocoseng village in Mah ...View Article

COVID-19: Record infections for SA

2020-05-19 06:38:33

South Africa recorded 1160 new COVID-19 cases, the biggest daily rise since the pandemic hit the country on 5 March.

The latest statistics released by D ...View Article

Sambatha welcomes 13 Cuban doctors to NW

2020-05-18 09:23:24

The deployment of 13 Cuban medical specialist doctors to the province, will help the province to better fight and manage COVID-19.

This is the view of N ...View Article

NW Agriculture department scolded for poor performance

2020-05-19 06:37:10

The North West Portfolio Committee on Economic Development, Tourism, Agriculture and Rural Development in the North West has raised concerns that the Departme ...View Article

Gauteng COVID-19 farmer relief not cash handovers

2020-05-18 09:24:44

Gauteng MEC for Economic Development, Agriculture, Environment and Rural Development, Morakane Mosupyoe, has made it clear to small farmers that the provincia ...View Article

DA rubbishes claims of financial mismanagement in Tshwane

2020-05-18 09:26:40

The Democratic Alliance (DA) denied allegations of financial mismanagement and spending City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality's money on endless court cas ...View Article

Mamelodi hostel gets temporary residential units

2020-05-17 05:34:46

Minister of Human Settlements, Lindiwe Sisulu, has promised to ensure that hostel dwellers at Mamelodi Hostel are provided with 1000 temporary houses in order ...View Article

NW Health top officials suspended over graft

2020-05-15 03:13:37

The Department of Health in the North West has suspended four senior officials over allegations of corruption and tender irregularities. Health MEC Madoda Sam ...View Article

North West Health wants military help

2020-05-16 06:42:25

The Department of Health in the North West says it will ask for help from the South African National Defence Force to assist Mahikeng Provincial Hospital.

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Tshwane searching for a permanent city manager

2020-05-15 03:13:15

The City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality has started the process of appointing a permanent city manager as part of the administrator's plans to bring sta ...View Article

Mbalula threatens Rea Vaya shutdown

2020-05-16 06:41:58

With the economy slowly opening up, Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula on Thursday expressed unhappiness with the Rea Vaya bus services, which he admitted viol ...View Article

NW Health confirms doctor ill with COVID-19

2020-05-15 06:10:35

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu) in the North West, has accused the provincial department of health of putting workers' lives ...View Article

Ramaphosa: Partial move to level 3 lockdown

2020-05-15 06:15:01

A large part of South Africa will move to level three national lockdown at the end of May, but areas that are COVID-19 hotspots with higher infection rates, w ...View Article

George Mukhari hospital receives walk-in screener

2020-05-14 03:11:39

As government continues to intensify efforts to flatten the curve of COVID-19 infections, Dr George Mukhari Hospital, received a state-of-the-art walk through ...View Article

Sisulu announces steps to root out corruption

2020-05-14 06:55:02

Corruption, maladministration and fraud are some of the biggest reasons the Department of Water and Sanitation was dysfunctional and this led to the departmen ...View Article

More easing to clothes shopping regulations

2020-05-14 06:17:59

You can now buy more clothing items than at the beginning of the level 4 lockdown when clothing shops were allowed to reopen. This after Minister of Trade, In ...View Article

Education Activist advocates for  matric camp

2020-05-13 06:11:23

An education activist believes Grade 12 learners would catch up on lost time quite easily if they're sent on a five-week camp.

Hendrick Makaneta urged t ...View Article

Nurses appreciated on International Nurses Day

2020-05-13 06:11:46

Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize, has dedicated this year's International Nurses Day to the nurses who died due to COVID-19 complications as they led the f ...View Article

Social distance impossible for some: MEC Mosupye

2020-05-13 01:09:00

It's almost impossible to expect people in densely populated areas to adhere to COVID-19 regulations of social distancing. This is the view of Gauteng's MEC f ...View Article

Unemployed and need money? Here’s how to get the R350 grant

2020-05-13 07:00:07

Unemployed South Africans who do not receive any form of income, social grant or Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) payment can now apply for the much talked a ...View Article

COVID-19: TUT 2020 academic year to resume in August

2020-05-12 03:41:38

Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) plans to reopen for lessons in August. The university has adjusted its 2020 academic year due to the COVID-19 lockdown ...View Article

NW delays educators’ return amid safety concerns

2020-05-12 07:05:50

The Department of Education in the North West has postponed the return of school management teams to work, because of lack of delivery of Personal Protective ...View Article

NW registers first COVID-19 death

2020-05-11 05:54:56

The North West province has recorded its first death due to COVID-19 complications, the Health Ministry announced on Monday.

Minister of Health, Dr Zwel ...View Article

More hands on deck for social services

2020-05-12 03:27:32

The Department of Social Development is in a process of recruiting just over 1 800 additional social workers, to help speed up service delivery at a time of i ...View Article

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