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PPE tender scandal grand corruption- Makhura

2020-07-31 05:55:04

Gauteng Premier, David Makhura, has described the COVID-19 personal protective equipment ( PPE) tender scandal as “grand scale corruption” the province ha ...View Article

State opposes bail in IPHC attack case

2020-07-31 05:55:25

An investigating officer in the case of attack on the International Pentecost Holiness Church (IPHC), Sergeant George Matsitse, has dismissed claims by the ac ...View Article

ANC puts Gauteng Health MEC Masuku, wife on leave over PPE corruption

2020-07-31 07:45:45

The leadership of the African National Congress (ANC) in Gauteng has placed Health MEC, Dr Bandile Masuku and his wife Loyiso, on special leave of absence pen ...View Article

ANC calls for calm at Naledi municipality

2020-07-31 07:46:01

The African National Congress (ANC) Interim Provincial Committee (IPC) in the North West, had called for calm and respect of the law in the Vryburg-based Nale ...View Article

Mlangeni Funeral: Police probe lockdown rules breach

2020-07-31 05:48:18

Mourners who gathered at the late anti-apartheid struggle stalwart, Andrew Mlangeni’s home on Tuesday may face arrest. This is according to National Joint O ...View Article

Last Rivonia trialist Mlangeni laid to rest

2020-07-30 10:17:38

President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered a moving tribute during the funeral service of anti-apartheid struggle stalwart, Andrew Mlangeni, on Wednesday in Soweto.< ...View Article

Public Works Director General Vukela suspended

2020-07-30 09:43:16

Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure, Patricia de Lille, has placed the department’s director-general, Advocate Sam Vukela, on a “precautionary sus ...View Article

Voters might punish ANC at the polls: Political analyst

2020-07-30 09:42:24

Will corruption cost the African National Congress votes at the next local government election? Well, at least one political analyst thinks so. Levy Ndou of T ...View Article

NW opposition parties calls for a provincial cabinet reshuffle

2020-07-30 10:11:50

As pressure mounts for North West Premier, Job Mokgoro, to reshuffle his cabinet, opposition parties in the province believe that changes in the provincial ca ...View Article

ANC NW backs Mokgoro’s cabinet reshuffle plans

2020-07-29 05:27:48

The African National Congress (ANC) in the North West has pledged support for Premier Job Mokgoro in whatever decision he wants to take regarding his current ...View Article

OUTA concerned about government’s transparency on Covid-19 spending

2020-07-29 05:28:41

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) has called for transparency in government's spending of COVID-19 relief monies.

Outa made this call following ...View Article

IPHC accused sacrificed for media headlines – Lawyer

2020-07-29 05:23:27

A legal representative for 23 suspects accused of taking part in the hostage drama at the International Pentecost Holiness Church (IPHC) says his clients shou ...View Article

Mahikeng journalist demands justice for police shooting

2020-07-29 05:00:48

A North West Journalist is demanding justice after he was shot and injured during what is alleged to have been a peaceful march.

Otsile Lekone who works ...View Article

Nehawu threatens nationwide shutdown over PPE

2020-07-29 05:01:31

The National Education Health and Allied Workers’ Union (Nehawu) has threatened to down tool in September if government doesn’t respond “favourably” t ...View Article

Cosatu wants Masuku removed over PPE scandal

2020-07-29 05:10:45

Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) wants Gauteng Health MEC, Bandile Masuku, to step down from his position for a while, pending a probe into all ...View Article

NW Scopa irked by municipalities’ non-performance

2020-07-29 05:10:21

The North West Provincial Legislature’ Standing Committee on Public Accounts (SCOPA) has raised concerns over the delayed auditing of municipalities due to ...View Article

IMF approves South Africa's R70 billion loan

2020-07-28 09:03:10

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Executive Board has approved South Africa’s request for a loan under Rapid Financing Instrument for an amount of R70.4 ...View Article

Diko takes leave of absence amid COVID-19 tender scandal

2020-07-28 04:27:00

President Cyril Ramaphosa spokesperson, Khusela Diko, has taken leave of absence from all official roles in government, pending investigations on recent alleg ...View Article

De Lille announces new bold infrastructure projects

2020-07-28 04:25:06

The Government is planning to build 59 special infrastructure projects and that 12 were gazetted on 24th July in terms of the Infrastructure Development Act. ...View Article

Church attack suspects plead not guilty

2020-07-28 04:20:37

The 11 accused in the hostage drama at the International Pentecost Holiness Church, IPHC, in Zuurbekom on Monday pleaded not guilty at the Westonaria Magistra ...View Article

Mokgoro warns those involved in COVID-19 corruption

2020-07-28 09:03:44

North West Premier Job Mokgoro has issued a stern warning to those he said are using the coronavirus crisis to engage in corruption. This as the Provincial Le ...View Article

Ramaphosa: SA to finalise economic plan

2020-07-27 01:04:09

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that the government is gearing up to finalise the economic recovery plan programme that includes the protection of job ...View Article

Mlangeni’s strong views remain despite Zuma address-Hlengiwe Mkhize

2020-07-25 06:48:41

That former President Jacob Zuma is leading the ANC’s tribute to late struggle icon Andrew Mlangeni will not change what his publicised views on Zuma. This ...View Article

Unions welcome decision on schools

2020-07-25 06:49:01

Teachers unions have largely welcomed the decision to close public schools but raised concerns private schools learners will have an advantage over those who ...View Article

Mokgoro bounces back

2020-07-25 06:49:15

North West Premier Job Mokgoro has recovered from coronavirus. Mokgoro took the COVID-19 test following the death of Local Government MEC, Gordon Kegkilwe who ...View Article

Reduced budget for North West

2020-07-25 06:49:41

North West Provincial Treasury is not going to provide any additional funding to government entities. has been experiencing economic hardship since the outbre ...View Article

The last Rivonia-trialist is no more

2020-07-23 06:36:44

Struggle veteran Andrew Mlangeni has died. President Cyril Ramaphosa announced this morning that Mlangeni who was admitted to the 1 Military Hospital in Thaba ...View Article

Mamabolo to help taxi industry fight COVID-19

2020-07-21 08:10:27

The Gauteng government has committed to helping the taxi industry to comply with the Disaster Management regulations that aim to curb the spread of the novel ...View Article

Closing date looms for Gauteng 2021 learner academic year

2020-07-21 04:41:08

Gauteng Department of Education has advised parents and applicants that the online admission system will shut down for Grade 1 and 8, academic year 2021 on th ...View Article

ANC welcomes the arrest of a suspect in the Matsena killing

2020-07-21 10:51:04

The African National Congress (ANC) in Gauteng has welcomed the arrest of a suspect in the killing of Gauteng Member of Provincial Legislature and Chairperson ...View Article

Virus rips through cabinet

2020-07-21 08:11:14

Another one of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s ministers has been hospitalised after testing positive for Covid19.    The Presidency announced earlier ...View Article

Numsa rejects proposes job cuts at ArcelorMittal

2020-07-21 10:39:57

ArcelorMittal South Africa employees affiliated to National Union have downed tools after the metal producing company issued employees with a retrenchment not ...View Article

TUT halt the return of students

2020-07-21 10:40:19

 As South Africa’s COVID-19 infections continue to rise the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) has halted the return of final year students for psy ...View Article

PSiRA warns bogus private security companies

2020-07-21 10:28:50

The Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority, PSiRA, has warned that it will clamp down on unscrupulous private security companies across the country. P ...View Article

NW opens school applications for 2021

2020-07-16 06:03:30

The Department of Education in the North West has opened learner applications for the 2021 academic year. Applications opened on 8 July and the closing date i ...View Article

NW Health employees boycott work amid COVID-19 cases

2020-07-16 12:09:44

 Workers at the Department of Health in Mahikeng in the North West on Wednesday boycotted work in an attempt to force the department to decontaminate and ...View Article

Banyana captain joins Scottish giants Glasgow

2020-07-16 07:46:14

 Banyana Banyana captain, Janine van Wyk, has become the latest female soccer player to sign a deal with an overseas club.  Current Scottish Champio ...View Article

Motshekga consults on school closure calls

2020-07-16 12:10:52

As call for schools to be closed increase, Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga will use this week to consult all stakeholders ahead of the cabinet me ...View Article

No stats on lockdown illegal border jumpers

2020-07-16 05:07:33

Home Affairs Minister, Aaron Motsoaledi, says government does not know of any people who've illegally entered South Africa since the beginning of the COVID-19 ...View Article

Cele: Sale of alcohol a criminal offence

2020-07-16 07:46:45

Alcohol may be consumed in private homes, but it may not be transported, sold or dispensed at any liquor outlet, whether it's a bottle store, a bar, a shebeen ...View Article

Parents stop schooling because of a COVID-19 case

2020-07-16 05:07:57

Parents of Seshupo Primary School learners in Tshunyane village near Mahikeng in the North West have vowed to keep their children from school until the entire ...View Article

NW Legislature remembers Kegakilwe

2020-07-16 05:08:33

The North West Provincial Legislature saluted the late MEC for Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements, and Traditional Affairs, Mothibedi Gordon Kegakilwe, ...View Article

Mantashe tests positive for COVID-19

2020-07-15 04:45:14

Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Gwede Mantashe, and his wife, Nolwandle, have tested positive for COVID-19. Mantashe is the first Cabinet minister t ...View Article

Competition Commission: Food prices stabilising

2020-07-15 10:45:16

Consumers should expect some relief in food prices, as most retailers and food production companies are expected to reduce prices.

This is the view of t ...View Article

PSL at SAFA's mercy for games resumption

2020-07-15 10:41:58

Premier Soccer League (PSL) games will only start again once the 

South African Football Association (SAFA) has granted permission. That's the word ...View Article

SADTU want schools closed

2020-07-15 02:21:31

The South African Democratic Teachers Unions (SADTU) will urgently engage the Department of Basic Education with a call for all schools to be closed until the ...View Article

Essential workers need a permit to travel after curfew

2020-07-14 07:41:13

With the night-time curfew reinstated under the extended level 3 lockdown, workers who require to be on the road beyond 9pm need to go back to carrying an ess ...View Article

SIU forced to complete Lekalakala probe in 60 days

2020-07-14 07:32:45

The Special Tribunal has given the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) 60 days to complete its investigations of financial irregularities worth an estimated R30- ...View Article

SA to get new COVID-19 isolation, quarantine rules

2020-07-14 05:12:01

Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize, says government will soon announce new guidelines for the number of days for COVID-19 self-isolation and quarantine.

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Ramaphosa, ANC mourn Zindzi Mandela's death

2020-07-14 05:06:22

President Cyril Ramaphosa joined South Africans in mourning the death of South Africa's Ambassador to Denmark, Zindzi Mandela. She's the daughter of liberatio ...View Article

Opposition frowns at government's COVID-19 response

2020-07-14 05:06:48

 Opposition political parties expressed disappointment with government's response to COVID-19 as numbers of confirmed cases continues to increase with sp ...View Article

Zindzi Mandela dies

2020-07-14 05:07:16

South Africa's Ambassador to Denmark, Zindzi Mandela, has died at the age of 59. Zindzi is the daughter of international freedom icon and South Africa's first ...View Article

Fourth NW Exco member tests COVID-19 positive

2020-07-13 12:51:06

MEC for North West Department of Arts, Culture, Sport and Recreation, Virginia “Tsotso” Tlhapi is the latest member of the provincial Executive Council (E ...View Article

Ramaphosa reinstate alcohol ban and curfew as virus spreads

2020-07-13 12:51:39

Government has reinstated the ban on the sale of alcohol as well as a general curfew starting at 21:00 to 4am the next day. 

This as the number of ...View Article

Five dead in IPHC church hostage drama

2020-07-13 12:52:04

The South African Police Service (SAPS) and South African National Defence Force (SANDF) on Saturday foiled a hostage drama at the International Pentecostal H ...View Article

COVID-19: Recovering teacher fears returning to work

2020-07-11 03:11:56

As the surge of COVID-19 infections continue in schools across the country, a North West teacher who's recovering from the coronavirus fears returning to scho ...View Article

Hip Hop star AKA tests positive for COVID-19

2020-07-11 03:04:03

South African multi award winning rapper, Kiernan Forbes better know by his stage name AKA revealed that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

He said th ...View Article

SANDF to help decontaminate Gauteng schools

2020-07-11 03:12:22

The Gauteng Department of Education has roped in the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to assist with decontaminating schools in the province.

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Gauteng Premier David Makhura tests positive for COVID-19

2020-07-11 03:12:55

Gauteng Premier, David Makhura, has tested positive for COVID-19, he revealed on Friday.

“I experienced some mild symptoms. On Thursday 09 July 2020, ...View Article

NW MEC Kegakilwe laid to rest

2020-07-11 10:22:17

Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma told mourners at North West MEC Mothibedi Gordon Kegakilwe's funeral (pictu ...View Article

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