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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

Makhura dreams of Level 3 lockdown for Gauteng

2020-05-10 04:10:35

Gauteng Premier, David Makhura, expressed confidence that the province would not need to return to the strictest level 5 of lockdown. He briefed journalists o ...View Article

Don’t panic at the face of death - Health Minister Mkhize

2020-05-10 03:56:26

As South Africa records 525 new positive COVID-19 cases within a 24-hour period, as well as eight more deaths, health minister Dr ZweliMkhize urged the nation ...View Article

Makhura dreams of Level 3 lockdown for Gauteng

2020-05-20 07:15:48

Gauteng Premier, David Makhura, expressed confidence that the province would not need to return to the strictest level 5 of lockdown. He briefed journalists o ...View Article

Covid-19 wreaks havoc in soccer industry worldwide

2020-05-09 10:29:43

The new coronavirus, or COVID-19 as medically known - has proven that it’s a virus that does not discriminate. It infects and affects everyone - the rich an ...View Article

Lockdown creates uncertainty in the real estate market

2020-05-10 04:16:45

The real estate industry contributes significantly to the country's economy, but it is still uncertain whether the industry will be allowed to operate under c ...View Article

NW nurse positive for COVID-19, over 100 contacts traced

2020-05-11 05:56:10

Six members of one family in the North West province have been placed under quarantine after a nurse at the Promosa Community Health Centre in Potchefstroom t ...View Article

Early Christmas as 19000 inmates freed amid COVID-19

2020-05-09 08:03:08

Up to 19 000 prisoners are going home. They’re being released as part of government’s efforts to reduce the spread of novel coronavirus in South Africa’ ...View Article

You FM song channels Brenda Fassie’s energy to fight COVID-19

2020-05-12 03:28:13

There’s nothing better than revoking the memories of an icon to give the country hope. And at a time when South Africa is fighting the invisible, deadly nov ...View Article

Maile to appeal Tshwane court order, DA fights on

2020-05-09 05:07:18

The Gauteng Provincial government will head to the highest court in the land to seek “clarity on the dynamic interplay between provincial and local governme ...View Article

Mokgoro outlines level 4 lockdown plans

2020-05-08 07:05:59

North West Premier, Job Mokgoro, says the provincial government will implement level 4 lockdown adjustment strategy as soon as possible.

South Africa en ...View Article

War over food parcels in Finetown

2020-05-09 05:06:57

What started as a day of giving to selected families became an unpleasant day for other hungry people of Finetown, south of Johannesburg, when they were told ...View Article

SAA: New airline business model work in progress

2020-05-09 04:46:47

A business model for the new national airline is still a work in progress, but the launch is expected soon.

Minister of Public Enterprises, Pravin Gordh ...View Article

Afriforum takes Tourism aid fund fight to Concourt

2020-05-07 03:14:15

Lobby group AfriForum and its trade union ally Solidarity have filed an urgent application to the Constitutional Court for it to set aside the Gauteng High Co ...View Article

Presidency staffer tests positive for COVID-19

2020-05-07 03:15:32

A staff member of The Presidency has tested positive for COVID-19.

The Presidency confirmed in a statement on Wednesday that access for members of the p ...View Article

BAT makes a u-turn on tobacco court fight

2020-05-08 07:11:01

British American Tobacco (BAT) is no longer challenging government in court for the right to sell cigarettes. BAT backtracked on its initial threat to haul go ...View Article

ANC councillor suspended for statutory rape

2020-05-06 07:57:13

The African National Comgress (ANC) in the North West province has suspended the membership of its Matlosana Local Municipality ward councillor for allegedly ...View Article

Masuku likens midwives to angels

2020-05-07 03:14:47

Gauteng MEC of Health, Dr Bandile Masuku, has thanked midwives for the important role they play in maternal and newborn health. Masuku said midwives are like ...View Article

COVID-19: hundreds of pensioners at risk as they collect grants

2020-05-06 10:26:24

Hundreds of pensioners and people living with disabilities risked contracting COVID-19 as they queued for hours at Central City mall at Mabopane station, just ...View Article

Coal miner donates COVID-19 equipment to Bronkortspruit hospital

2020-05-05 05:33:46

With South Africa's fight against COVID-19 intensified, the private sector continues to lend a hand to government. On Monday mining company, Makole Group,&nbs ...View Article

Court issues arrest warrant for former MEC Nelson

2020-05-05 05:16:09

A warrant of arrest has been issued for former North West Finance MEC, Wendy Nelson. The North West High Court in Mahikeng issued the arrest warrant on Monday ...View Article

SANCO: No clear policy on food donations

2020-05-05 05:34:08

The South African National Civic Organisation (SANCO) in the North West, says lack of clear policies and guidelines are some of the reasons that lead to the a ...View Article

Motorists not adhering to lockdown rules: Mazibuko

2020-05-04 06:16:34

With a number of motorists traveling in and out of Gauteng during the seven-day window period, government is conducting COVID-19 screening at provincial borde ...View Article

COVID-19: Universities and schools remain closed in May

2020-05-06 06:55:44

Schools and university will remain closed in May, even though the country has moved to the relaxed level 4 nationwide lockdown.

This was announced by Mi ...View Article

Gauteng confident it’s winning COVID-19 fight

2020-05-03 06:55:17

Gauteng province is winning the fight against COVID-19, according to its Premier, David Makhura.

He said this on Thursday during a media briefing by the ...View Article

ANC stalwart Denis Goldberg hailed as a freedom hero

2020-05-03 06:55:54

Anti-apartheid activist and African National Congress (ANC) veteran, Denis Goldberg, will be remembered for his constructive criticism in the governing party ...View Article

Documented refugees to benefit from COVID-19 relief

2020-05-01 04:53:38

Refugees and asylum seekers that are in South Africa legally, as well as permanent residents of the country from other countries, would benefit from governmen ...View Article

Western Cape drives spike in SA’s COVID-19 infections

2020-04-30 04:21:29

South Africa has recorded the highest COVID-19 infections in a day with 354 new cases within a space of 24 hours from Tuesday night to Wednesday night. This w ...View Article

Cigarettes sale u-turn for level 4 lockdown

2020-04-30 04:21:09

There would be no sale of cigarettes under level 4 of South Africa's COVID-19 lockdown. This backtracking on the part of government was announced by Minister ...View Article

Schools may reopen carefully - Basic Education

2020-05-01 04:53:05

Some parts of teaching and learning are likely to be reintroduced under COVID-19 Level 4 lockdown.

The Department of Basic Education told Parliament on ...View Article

DA welcomes Tshwane council victory

2020-04-30 02:49:14

The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomed the court order to set aside the decision to dissolve the council of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality.

A full ben ...View Article

More Mamelodi people need food aid

2020-04-30 05:11:50

Leader of Mamelodi Baptist Church, Thembelani Jentile, has pleaded for help in feeding the local community the church is based in.

Jentile's church has ...View Article

29 nabbed for NW schools burglaries

2020-04-30 07:15:40

Police in the North West have arrested 29 suspects for allegedly breaking in at schools across the province.

The department of education in the province ...View Article

More doctors appointed for COVID-19 work

2020-04-29 04:11:16

Government is employing additional healthcare workers, including more local doctors, as it continues to fight the spread of COVID-19.

The recruitment fo ...View Article

Tourism sector benefits from COVID-19 relief

2020-04-29 04:10:49

Minister of Tourism, Mamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane says the department has received over 103 000 applicants from employers representing over 1.7 million employees f ...View Article

NW to train funeral parlours on COVID-19

2020-04-30 07:15:20

The Department of Health in the North West will soon conduct training workshops for funeral parlours on how to protect themselves when they are required to ha ...View Article

DA threatens court over government's curfew decision

2020-04-29 07:43:46

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has threatened to head to court to challenge the legality of government imposing a curfew when the country moves from level 5 to ...View Article

Ramaphosa: Our interdependence is key to our survival

2020-04-29 08:01:13

President Cyril Ramaphosa used his Freedom Day message to urge South Africans to unite not only in the fight against the deadly novel coronavirus, but also ag ...View Article

Malema: Prevent Solidarity Fund looting

2020-04-28 04:04:00

EFF leader, Julius Malema, warned that there was a plan to use the Solidarity Fund that collects money to assist the needy get through the COVID-19 pandemic, ...View Article

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