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#CoronavirusInSA: Infections now at 150

2020-03-20 04:27:16

South Africa now has 150 confirmed cases of COVID-19, a disease caused by coronavirus. This is according to the latest government statistics confirmed by Pres ...View Article

IEC postpones Tshwane by-elections

2020-03-21 07:39:14

The Electoral Commission of South Africa has successfully convinced the Electoral Court to postpone all scheduled by-elections in response to the COVID-1 ...View Article

Mahikeng residents decry COVID-19 gathering restrictions

2020-03-20 04:20:07

Residents of Mahikeng in the North West have welcomed measures that the provincial government has put in place to fight COVID-19, a disease caused by coronavi ...View Article

Ramaphosa, churches agree on coronavirus strategy

2020-03-21 07:40:46

President Cyril Ramaphosa said millions of South Africans run the risk of contracting Covid-19 or coronavirus, if they continue gathering in large numbers.

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"We will strike even with Coronavirus spreading"- Cosatu

2020-03-20 07:45:27

Cosatu has come out in support of its affiliate public sector union National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu), which has threatened to emba ...View Article

Mokgoro establishes COVID-19 rapid response team

2020-03-20 04:21:32

North West Premier, Job Mokgoro, has established a Provincial Disaster Management Advisory Forum, to help the province respond adequately to COVID-19 or coron ...View Article

SAA cancels flights amid travel ban

2020-03-19 09:04:41

South African Airways (SAA) announced that it would cancel some flights because of a “low demand for air travel” owing to the world's struggle with the CO ...View Article

SAFA suspends all PSL matches

2020-03-19 05:19:56

The South African Football Association (SAFA) President Danny Jordaan has suspended all football matches in the country, in line with the call on Sunday by Pr ...View Article

Political parties present a united front as virus threatens lives

2020-03-19 05:26:15

South African politicians have presented a united front as the country grapples with rising numbers on Covid-19 infections. Leaders of political parties met w ...View Article

Competition Commission warns against price inflation

2020-03-18 10:21:32

The Competition Commission has warned retailers against increasing prices due to the high demand, following the declaration of COVID-19 or coronavirus as a na ...View Article

Ramaphosa meets political parties over COVID-19

2020-03-18 08:19:12

President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to meet leaders of political parties today, as he continues to engage various stakeholders managing the spread of COVID- ...View Article

SACP happy with Hani killer's parole denial

2020-03-18 10:12:10

The South African Communist Party (SACP) welcomed the decision to deny Chris Hani's murderer, Janusz Walus, parole.

Hani, then and SACP and ANC leader, ...View Article

NWU moves to the internet to stop COVID-19

2020-03-18 10:11:30

The North West University (NWU) will conduct all its classes online with immediate effect.

The university said it would implement an online mode to cont ...View Article

Emfuleni to pay R50m to Eskom

2020-03-17 03:10:12

Eskom’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), André de Ruyter, says the state power utility has agreed to stop seizing assets belonging to Emfuleni Local Municipa ...View Article

State of emergency possible over Coronavirus - Mkhize

2020-03-17 03:10:44

Government said it could not rule out declaring a State of Emergency should the current movement restrictions fail to reduce the spread of COVID-19 or coronav ...View Article

#CoronavirusInSA: political parties halt meetings, campaigns

2020-03-17 12:44:44

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has become the latest political party to cancel all meetings of its structures, in an effort to help reduce the spread of ...View Article

We’re ready for coronavirus: North West Health

2020-03-17 04:35:15

The Department of Health in the North West has assured residents of the province that it’s ready to treat COVID-19, a disease caused by a virus called coron ...View Article

PSL cancels games to stop coronavirus

2020-03-16 07:38:01

The Absa Premier League (PSL) has postponed soccer matches that were scheduled to be played this week until the next weekend. The PSL announced this on Monday ...View Article

State of emergency possible over Coronavirus - Mkhize

2020-03-17 04:35:56

Government said it could not rule out declaring a State of Emergency should the current movement restrictions fail to reduce the spread of COVID-19 or coronav ...View Article

DA postpones policy conference amid Coronavirus fear

2020-03-17 04:50:43

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has postponed its policy conference that was due to take place next month.

The DA’s Federal Council Chairperson, Helen Zi ...View Article

#CoronavirusInSA: No contact classes for universities

2020-03-17 04:49:00

Universities must suspend contact classes with immediate effect and rather use online lessons, in order to limit human contact and reduce the risk of spreadin ...View Article

Screening on public transport to fight coronavirus

2020-03-17 04:50:04

You may be pulled aside at a taxi rank, bus or train station, to be screened for high fever, one of the symptoms of COVID-19, better known as coronavirus. Thi ...View Article

Still no state quarantine even as Corona virus spreads

2020-03-16 06:00:51

There’s still no state quarantine of people who tested positively for the Corona virus. Ahead of President Cyril Ramaphosa' address many, most prominently t ...View Article

Ramaphosa closes schools as Coronavirus multiplies

2020-03-16 01:26:02

Schools will be closed as off Monday as government moves to curb a rising number of Corona virus infections. President Cyril Ramaphosa said schooling and othe ...View Article

A national emergency as Coronavirus cases rise in South Africa

2020-03-16 07:50:46

President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared a national health emergency to the dramatic increase in South Africa’s number of Corona virus infections. Ramaphosa s ...View Article

Government clumsy on Coronavirus - critics

2020-03-16 07:51:50

As the nation observes the dramatic reception of over a hundred expats who had been in China’s Wuhan city, government is being criticised for its handling o ...View Article

DA head to court to retain Tshwane

2020-03-15 06:58:14

The Democratic Alliance (DA) is hoping its court challenge against the Gauteng provincial government will return it to power in the City of Tshwane council fo ...View Article

Coronavirus fears shuts down sporting activities

2020-03-13 02:00:01

Sporting associations across the world are increasingly under pressure to cancel events due to the spread of the deadly Corona virus.  With the World Hea ...View Article

We must give rural people services-Mokgoro

2020-03-13 02:00:30

North West Premier Job Mokgoro has reiterated the importance of government working together with Traditional leaders to render services to residents of rural ...View Article

Mahikeng residents raise concerns about coronavirus awareness

2020-03-13 02:00:55

Some residents of Mahikeng in the North West said Coronavirus (COVID-19) has caused public panic and raised concerns about how people react towards it. < ...View Article

Mkhwebane suspend Free State Senior Manager

2020-03-12 07:41:42

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has suspended the Free State Public Protector Hamilton Samuel, pending and internal investigation into his conduct. Accord ...View Article

Gauteng MEC's roll-out their 2020 online plans

2020-03-13 09:20:14

Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport, Jacob Mamabolo has called for the expansion of Gautrain to reduce congestion on the roads in Johannesburg.

Mam ...View Article

Still no travel ban despite rising Corona cases in SA

2020-03-13 02:01:18

As nations across the world take drastic measures to protect citizens against the deadly Corona virus, there’s still no talk of travel restrictions by South ...View Article

Coronavirus affecting South African Tourism

2020-03-12 12:54:25

 South African Tourism CEO Sisa Ntshona said the coronavirus (COVID-19) is already having an impact in the country’s tourism sector and the ...View Article

Another tragedy for Gauteng Education

2020-03-12 01:12:16

Gauteng MEC of Roads and Transport, Jacob Mamabolo, says preliminary investigations show that the cause of Wednesday morning horrific accident at Golden Highw ...View Article

Mama Ruta remembered for her selflessness inthe struggle for apartheid

2020-03-11 07:12:55

Struggle stalwart Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati, would be disappointed of the current state of politics and government leadership in South Africa.

This is a ...View Article

High Court rules against Mkhwebane on CR17 campaign

2020-03-11 07:13:31

The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has reviewed and set aside Public Protecor Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s findings that  President Cyril Ramaphosa delib ...View Article

Nicholas Ninow leave to appeal application dismissed

2020-03-11 07:14:37

Convicted child rapist Nicholas Ninow’s application to appeal his sentence and conviction has been dismissed by the North Gauteng High Court on Tuesday. Thi ...View Article

Four cases of COVID-19 confirmed in South Africa

2020-03-10 02:27:13

Minister of Health Dr Zweli Mkhize has confirmed that four more people have tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). Mkhize said this while briefing the me ...View Article

Motshekga: Undocumented school children must be admitted

2020-03-11 07:14:09

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has urged schools throughout the country, to admit undocumented children.

Motshekga was giving feedback on the ...View Article

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