President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged lawmakers to move with speed to amend the sentencing and bail conditions for those found guilty of gender-based violence o ...View Article
Seven suspects arrested for the for allegedly looting money from the VBS Mutual Bank (VBS) are expected to appear in the Palmridge Magistrate Court on Thursda ...View Article
The man accused of killing Tshegofatso Pule has been remanded in custody to 24 June, after making his first appearance at the Roodepoort Magistrates Court on ...View Article
Calls are mounting for the Department of Basic Education to reconsider its decision to reopen schools while the country is still trying to figure out how to l ...View Article
A suspect in the murder of Tshegofatso Pule is due to appear at the Roodepoort Magistrate Court this afternoon (Wednesday). Police confirmed that the 31-year- ...View Article
EFF leader, Julius Malema, has challenged President Cyril Ramaphosa to disprove claims that he was adopted by a wealthy white family on the eve of democracy a ...View Article
It was “irregular” for South African Airways (SAA) to end a contract awarded to Mantellis Biscuit Factory without a court order. So saysPublic Protector, ...View Article
The 1976 students uprisings against the use of Afrikaans as a medium of instruction may be a fading memory for some, but it played a huge role in the fight fo ...View Article
Nothing could have prepared the Ndabambi family for two deaths at the same time, especially not when the origin of those is a family member's actions.
B ...View Article
The Soweto Marathon has become the latest race event to be cancelled because of the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
On Monday Soweto Marath ...View Article
South Africa needs to consider a new voting system altogether because the current electoral systems is "Eurocentric” and the country should have a transform ...View Article
The Department of Education in the North West has confirmed that three schools have been closed after teachers there tested positive for COVID-19.
Since ...View Article
President Cyril Ramaphosa described the killing of several women in the country as disgusting, embarrassing, and said this past week was a dark and shameful w ...View Article
President Cyril Ramaphosa says South Africa and Lesotho have agreed to work together and improve relations between the two countries.
Ramaphosa said thi ...View Article
The South African Defence Force (SANDF) has started delivering water to North West schools that have water and sanitation problems.
This is to ensure th ...View Article
The national government is concerned about the rise of COVID-19 infections in the North West’s Bojanala Platinum District, which includes the mining town of ...View Article
Gauteng Premier, David Makhura, has revealed that 335 public servants in the province have tested positive for COVID-19 since March.
He was speaking at ...View Article
Transport Minister, Fikile Mbalula, says North West province is 75% ready in terms of compliance status for learner drivers' testing centres to resume service ...View Article
Residents of Mahikeng villages in the North West have criticized Eskom for the power outages that happen in their areas in the evenings.
Villagers in Lo ...View Article
Parliament will start the process of amending the Electoral Act to allow South Africans of voting age to run for election as independent candidates.
Thi ...View Article
The North West Department of Economic Development, Environment, Conservation and Tourism has created a COVID-19 relief fund to assist small, medium and micro ...View Article
With just over a week since government allowed the sale of alcohol again, South Africa has experienced an increase in the number of vehicle accidents, d ...View Article
North West Premier, Job Mokgoro, believes the improved learning environment of learners at the newly built schools in the Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District w ...View Article
Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) will start implementing remote multimodal teaching and learning next week. This is part of government's plans to ensure ...View Article
A Sibanye Stillwater mineworker in the Rustenburg plant in the North West who tested positive for COVID-19 blamed the mining company for failing to comply wit ...View Article
The ANC hit back at EFF leader, Julius Malema, for his attack on President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday, in which he accused the governing party and country pres ...View Article
With the number of people who died because of COVID-19 pandemic passing over 1000 mark, President Cyril Ramaphosa sent his condolences for all of them on Tues ...View Article
Gauteng education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi, has expressed concern about the water shortages in parts of Gauteng, which he said may affect the reopening of some sch ...View Article
Of the 2084 schools in Gauteng that welcomed learners back on Monday, nine did not open.
This was confirmed by MEC for Education in Gauteng, Panyaza Les ...View Article
Some learners at Maselonyane Secondary School in Madibe a ga Kubu Village outside Mahikeng in the North West, fear that they might be exposed to a high risk o ...View Article
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader, Julius Malema, blamed government for Collins Khosa's death and promised another court battle to sue the state for the ...View Article
Members of the media and parents have been discouraged from visiting schools even if they want to assess the state of readiness readiness as grade 7 and 12 le ...View Article
The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) and teacher unions finally agreed with the Department of Basic Education to have schools reopened on Monday ...View Article
From left Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize, has described the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis in United State as the dark mark in the history of manki ...View Article
It is final, the majority of schools in South Africa will reopen tomorrow [Monday 8 June]. Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga and her team of prov ...View Article
North West Premier, Job Mokgoro, has appealed to parents to allow their children to return to school on Monday.
Mokgoro said the province's schools have ...View Article
The mines in the North West have been identified as the COVID-19 hotspots areas by the province's Premier, Job Mokgoro.
The premier said this at a media ...View Article
Chinese acting ambassador to South Africa, Li Nan, claims his country has put COVID-19 under control.
He said this on Friday when the Embassy of China w ...View Article
Mmusi Maimane's attempt to delay the reopening of schools failed on Friday when the Constitutional Court decided his application was not worth an urgent heari ...View Article
The postponement of the reopening of schools, conflicting messages and lack of clear guidelines are some of the things that cause anxiety and panic as learner ...View Article
The Department of Economic Development, Environment, Conservation and Tourism in the North West raised concerns about non-compliance of some liquor stores to ...View Article
The taxi industry is concerned that it is losing significant income while it awaits government's financial relief intervention. The multi-million rand informa ...View Article
The South African government joined other countries and sent a message of support to the family of George Floyd, an African American killed by police in Minne ...View Article
Government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic has suffered another legal blow with the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria ruling that people who test positive ...View Article
It's only been three days since teachers and other employees returned to work, but concerns are being raised about the impact educators who test positive for ...View Article
There have been 50 more people who died in the 24 hours to Tuesday night due to COVID-19. This is according to Health Minister, Zweli Mkhize.
He announc ...View Article
At least one company has been found guilty of excessive inflation of the prices of face masks and has been slapped with a R76000 fine.
The Competition T ...View Article
The rollout of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (AARTO) Act, which includes the demerit system for drivers, has been put on hold ...View Article
Rand Water will supply more than 3000 schools with water across the country when schools reopen next Monday.
The agency said this during a media briefin ...View Article
Alcohol consumers braved the chilly morning and long queues across the country, as the sale of their favourite beverage was allowed from Monday under level 3 ...View Article
Schools may or may not reopen even on the new date of 8 June that Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga, announced on Monday. This is the view of teach ...View Article
Parents who choose not to send their children back to school must apply for permission from heads of provincial education departments for home schooling. That ...View Article
As Grade 7 and 12 pupils are expected to return to school on Monday, security workers of Rashile Security Company at Boitseanape Secondary School hostels in M ...View Article
With South Africa's economy becoming more active from Monday, companies carry the responsibility of working with government to increase screening, testing and ...View Article
Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa has announced that professional non-contact sport training and activities will resume on 1 June as the cou ...View Article
South Africa is working on having over 129000 beds specifically for COVID-19 patients. This was revealed by Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure, Patri ...View Article
Gauteng Premier, David Makhura, announced an enhanced strategy to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. The province that has the second largest number of ...View Article
Minister Ebrahim Patel said taverns will be able to sell alcohol, provided they're licenced and no one should be allowed to consume the drinks on the premises ...View Article
Informal traders in Mahikeng Central Business District in the North West are appealing to government to help them save their struggling businesses. The trader ...View Article
It is a race against time for senior management of the Department of Basic Education and schools as they prepare for the reopening that will see Grade 7 and 1 ...View Article
Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs,Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma saysSouth Africans will continue to have limited interprovincial travel f ...View Article
The EFF has questioned the rationale behind government’s decision to lift the ban on the sale of alcohol, while continuing to prohibit the sale of cigarette ...View Article
Proteas batsman, Dean Elgar, should have known that reference to a ‘garden boy’ in a video posted and swiftly deleted by Cricket SA would be offensive and ...View Article
Scores of homeless people in Gauteng expressed hope that they would be rehabilitated from drug addiction by the time the lockdown is lifted.
It’s 62 d ...View Article
Some poor residents of Ga-Molema village outside Madibe-Makgabane near Mahikeng in are unable to apply for social grants because they don’t have identity do ...View Article
Residents of Hammanskraal outside Pretoria are breathing a sigh of relief that work has finally started to refurbish the Rooiwal Water Plant, increasing their ...View Article
President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that church congregations would resume under the COVID-19 level 3 alert lockdown.
Ramaphosa announced this in a ...View Article
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has criticised the management of the Village Main Reef (VMR) mining company for evicting mineworkers from the hostels ...View Article
Potchefstroom Hospital in the North West has closed the outpatient department after a nurse there tested positive to COVID-19.
This is the second health ...View Article
As part of preparations for the reopening of schools, teacher unions are expected to release statistics for teachers with comorbidities later this week.