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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

Joburg school closed over coronavirus fears

2020-03-10 02:34:18

The Gauteng Education Department will send officials to the Grayston Preparatory School in Sandown, Johannesburg, to investigate the closure of the school tod ...View Article

Third case of coronavirus confirmed in the country

2020-03-09 03:22:29

South Africa has confirmed its third case of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). According to the Health Department spokesperson, Popo Maja, the patient is from Hilto ...View Article

Second COVID-19 case confirmed in the country

2020-03-08 12:52:14

The Minister of Health Dr Zweli Mkhize has announced that a second case of the coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed in the country. In a statement, the M ...View Article

Mkhwebane pleads for Zuma’s tax records

2020-03-10 02:33:37

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s legal counsel Advocate, Dali Mpofu has told the Pretoria High Court that his client needs to access former President J ...View Article

Two Hawks officers killed in bloody shootout in North West

2020-03-09 03:21:52

Two members of the Directorate for Priority Crimes, Hawks, were shot dead in a shooting spree with cash-in-transit robbers in Mahikeng and Coligny in the Nort ...View Article

Health department to increase COVID-19 campaigns

2020-03-08 12:53:18

Department of Health has announced that it will enhance their awareness campaign following the first confirmed case of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the count ...View Article

Hawks official dies in Mahikeng cash van robbery

2020-03-06 10:53:27

 A member of the Directorate for Priority Crimes - Hawks - was shot dead in a shooting spree with cash-in-transit robbers in Mahikeng in the North West o ...View Article

Tshwane up for grabs after council dissolved

2020-03-07 01:15:49

 It’s a race against time for political parties in Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality as they prepare to contest by-elections that will take place withi ...View Article

Parktown Boys, lodge to blame for Mpianzi’s death

2020-03-06 06:54:38

Negligence on the part of Parktown Boys High School teachers, principal, school governing body and owners of Nyathi Bush and River Break Lodge led to the trag ...View Article

Coronavirus lands in South Africa

2020-03-06 07:25:55

South Africa has had its first case of the new coronavirus, COVID-19, confirmed. Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize, announced on Thursday afternoon that a 3 ...View Article

Family struggling to bury lightning death schoolboy

2020-03-06 07:25:17

A Soweto mother has pleaded for help to bury his beloved 14-year-old son who died after being was struck by a lightning last Friday.

Puseletso Ntabe - t ...View Article

ANC Ngaka Modiri Molema REC rejects suspension

2020-03-04 08:23:22

The Regional Executive Committee (REC) of the African National Congress in Ngaka Modiri Molema in the North West has threatened to approach the court to chall ...View Article

Ramaphosa expresses condolences for Centane bus tragedy

2020-03-04 05:30:04

President Cyril Ramaphosa expressed profound sadness and concern at the horrific bus crash that claimed at least 25 lives near Centane Road in the Eastern Cap ...View Article

TUT’s Pretoria West campus remains closed

2020-03-04 12:13:57

 

Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) confirmed that its Pretoria West campus is the only one still affected by student protests and that academ ...View Article

SA in recession, Ramaphosa not surprised

2020-03-04 12:52:53

South Africa is in a recession for the second time in two years. This was confirmed by Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) on Tuesday, as it announced the late ...View Article

AgriDelight denies gifting Zuma with cattle

2020-03-04 12:13:32

A company that is accused of allegedly facilitating a gift of R1.5million worth of cattle to former president, Jacob Zuma, has denied these allegations. These ...View Article

ANCYL task team in it for the long haul

2020-03-03 04:41:32

African National Congress (ANC) National Youth Task Team on Monday denied that its coordinator, Sibongile Besani, has resigned.

In a media briefing to c ...View Article

Mamelodi displaced threaten land grabs

2020-03-03 04:42:17

Residents of Eerste Fabrieke informal settlement in Mamelodi have threatened to start grabbing land and settling where they see fit, if Tshwane Metropolitan M ...View Article

Ganyesa protesters scoff at government's intervention

2020-03-03 04:28:22

It's not over until construction starts. So say residents of Austrey in Ganyesa, who have vowed to continue protesting and preventing learners from attending ...View Article

Cassper toying with an all hip-hop album

2020-03-23 12:33:42

Cassper Nyovest cannot promise his fans that he'd release a full hip-hop album anytime soon.

The Mahikeng-born, multi award winning rapper, spoke exclus ...View Article

Political wrangling leaves Tshwane without new mayor

2020-03-02 07:29:24

City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality - the home of South Africa’s capital city of Pretoria - does not have a mayor or a permanent municipal manager, th ...View Article

Opposition parties reject Mokgoro’s SOPA responses

2020-02-28 05:32:45

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and the Democratic Alliance (DA) in the North West have rejected Premier Job Mokgoro’s response to their questions about ...View Article

Mokgoro sends intervention team to protest-hit Ganyesa

2020-02-28 05:14:06

Residents of Ganyesa outside Vryburg in the North West province have blamed the provincial government for keeping children away from school for the past two m ...View Article

Banyana’s Bambanani Mbane signs for Belarusian giants Minsk

2020-02-28 05:15:34

 

Banyana Banyana defender, Bambanani Mbane, will soon ply her trade in Europe, fulfilling the star soccer player’s long-held dream of showcasing ...View Article

Flat rate or nothing: Soweto to Eskom

2020-02-27 03:26:43

Soweto residents insist they can only afford to pay a flat rate of R150 per household a month for electricity.

Soweto owes state power utility, Eskom at ...View Article

Mboweni’s budget a balancing act amid economic challenges

2020-02-28 05:14:38

South Africa’s economy is expected to grow by 0.9% and inflation will average 4.5% in 2020. This was revealed by Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, when he ...View Article

PSA accuses SAHRC of biasness in the hospital psychiatric ward probe

2020-02-26 09:20:15

The Public Servants Association (PSA) has accused the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) of biasness and of sabotaging investigations into overcrow ...View Article

Food regulator calms worried consumers over canned fish recall

2020-02-26 09:09:52

General Manager for Food Industries at the National Regulator for Compulsory Specification (NRCS), Meisie Katz, sought to allay consumers’ fears on Wednesda ...View Article

EFF, DA slam Gauteng SOPA as a repetition of 2019

2020-02-26 09:09:01

Opposition political parties in Gauteng have labelled Premier, David Makhura's State of the Province Address (SOPA) as a rehearsh of old promises that are nev ...View Article

Another ambitious SOPA for Gauteng

2020-02-26 09:09:27

In his State of the Province Address, (SOPA) on Tuesday, Gauteng Premier, David Makhura highlighted improving the economy, infrastructure development, buildin ...View Article

Opposition parties reject Mokgoro’s SOPA

2020-02-25 06:11:57

Opposition parties in the North West have rejected Premier Job Mokgoro’s state of the province address (SOPA). Members of the legislature on Tuesday debated ...View Article

Gauteng Finance Committee alleges SMME sabotage

2020-02-25 06:08:41

Gauteng’s Finance Portfolio Committee has blamed supply chain management officials for late payments of service providers and said they are “sabotaging” ...View Article

DA wants NW legislature speaker probed for Sopa violence

2020-02-24 06:04:58

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the North West province has called for an independent investigation into the provincial legislature’s speaker, Susan Dantjie ...View Article

DA to Gauteng motorists: Make peace with e-tolls

2020-02-26 09:10:26

E-tolls for Gauteng drivers are here to stay, so says Democratic Alliance (DA) caucus leader in the province, Solly Msimanga.

He said this when briefing ...View Article

EFF denies Mandisa Mashego's resignation

2020-02-24 06:00:08

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has denied weekend media reports that its Gauteng Provincial Chairperson, Mandisa Mashego, has resigned.  According t ...View Article

Myeni regrets accepting SAA board chair post

2020-02-24 07:21:47

Former South African Airways (SAA) board chairperson, Dudu Myeni, told the court she would have turned down the position had she known that she would one day ...View Article

SAA unions lose another court case

2020-02-22 06:12:58

Trade unions organising in South African Airways (SAA) lost an appeal to overturn the court's refusal to interdict business rescue practitioners (BRPs) at the ...View Article

Dlamini-Zuma to explain who's in charge in North West

2020-02-24 03:12:07

 Speaker of the North West Provincial Legislature, Susan Dantjie, says the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Nkosazana ...View Article

Mokgoro: Social services spending hampers economic development

2020-02-22 05:56:48

North West Premier Job Mokgoro has called for a review of government’s budget priorities, saying this would help free more funding for infrastructure develo ...View Article

NW MPLs assaulted for rejecting Mokgoro's SOPA

2020-02-22 05:44:49

EFF MPLs in the North West were assaulted by a group of men purported to be security personnel at the provincial legislature in Mahikeng on Friday, shortly af ...View Article

Myeni: My name was dragged through the mud

2020-02-22 05:57:25

Dudu Myeni - the embattled former board chairperson of South African Airways (SAA) - told the court that her name was "dragged through the mud" and that she w ...View Article

Johannesburg honours music icon Joseph Shabalala

2020-02-22 05:35:34

Musicians from all walks of life came together on Thursday to honour the legendary isicathamiya music icon, Joseph Shabalala.

The Ladysmith Black Mambaz ...View Article

Myeni testifies, denies collapsing SAA-Emirates deal

2020-02-21 04:47:46

Former South African Airways (SAA) chairperson, Dudu  Myeni,  denied allegations that she collapsed the prospective code-sharing deal between SAA an ...View Article

Chinese Ambassador says new coronavirus infections declining

2020-02-21 04:48:30

Chinese Ambassador to South Africa, Lin Songtian, says the Chinese government has strengthen efforts to fight the spread of coronavirus, now known as Covid-19 ...View Article

EFF and ANC boycott Tshwane council sitting

2020-02-21 04:49:33

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and African National Congress (ANC) councillors in Tshwane were no-show at Wednesday's special council meeting, which was a co ...View Article

Makhubo accuses Mashaba of crippling Joburg Metro

2020-02-20 01:59:05

 Mayor of City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Geoff Makhubo, has blamed the city’s financial woes on a decision by his predecessor, Herman ...View Article

DA expects a dull Sopa from Mokgoro

2020-02-21 04:49:04

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the North West province says it's got no high expectations from Premier Job Mokgoro's State of the Province Address (Sopa).

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Lesufi mourns two more schoolchildren

2020-02-19 04:29:11

The death of two learners in Olifantsfontein on Monday has increased the total number of learners' deaths to 15 since the beginning of this year.

The la ...View Article

Gauteng's e-Goverment empowers SMMEs

2020-02-19 07:18:08

 Gauteng's Department of Finance and e-Government has introduced ways to make it easier for small, micro and medium enterprises (SMMEs) to track payments ...View Article

Lukewarm reception, rejection for FW De Klerk apology

2020-02-20 04:49:19

While some welcomed the apology from the FW De Klerk Foundation, many remained skeptical about the retraction of a statement that sought to dilute the impact ...View Article

Ramulifho vows to reduce Hills High learner overflow

2020-02-18 02:43:19

  Democratic Alliance (DA) Shadow MEC for Education in Gauteng,  Khume Ramulifho, said learners from other schools who are hosted at Hills High Scho ...View Article

DA questions Mokgoro’s credibility to deliver SOPA

2020-02-19 01:59:28

The Democratic Alliance in the North West province has raised concerns about the legitimacy of the State of the Province Address (SOPA) that Premier Job Mokgo ...View Article

Mixed reaction to Ramaphosa’s IPPs decision

2020-02-18 07:01:01

There’s been mixed feelings to the announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa that municipalities will now be allowed to buy electricity from Independent Pow ...View Article

De Klerk Foundation withdraws diluted apartheid description

2020-02-18 06:50:17

The FW de Klerk Foundation withdrew a statement in which it supported its founder FW de Klerk and apologised for his sentiments that apartheid was not a crime ...View Article

SAHRC challenges community protests that affect schools

2020-02-18 07:06:47

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) in the North West province has raised concerns about community protests that disrupt schooling.

The SA ...View Article

Racism should be a criminal offense-EFF

2020-02-15 09:07:48

Gauteng Economic Freedom Fighters chairperson, Mandisa Mashego has called on authorities to prescribe a ten year jail term for racism.

Mashego made the ...View Article

Lesufi: 14 learners have died since the beginning of school year

2020-02-18 07:07:12

Education department in Gauteng is concerned about the safety of learners at schools. This as the number of learners who died at schools rise to 14. Education ...View Article

SONA delay unfortunate-Ramaphosa

2020-02-15 12:18:19

President Cyril Ramaphosa says it is unfortunate and regretful that the nation had to wait for one and half hour, before he could deliver his State of The Nat ...View Article

SAA not retrenching-court

2020-02-14 07:06:45

The Labour Court in Johannesburg has dismissed the urgent application by labour unions to stop the South African Airways from retrenching workers. The court a ...View Article

‘Good day at the office’ EFF on SONA

2020-02-14 07:08:19

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) says it is happy with how it held back President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation address insisting former presiden ...View Article

EFF disrupts parliament as promised

2020-02-13 07:13:57

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) disrupted parliament leading to the delay of the State of the nation address (Sona) by more than an hour.  On Sunday ...View Article

Community protests shut down schools in Ganyesa

2020-02-13 05:57:54

Some learners in Ganyesa outside Vryburg in the North West, have called on the government to intervene after they were kept away from school for a month by co ...View Article

Unions vs SAA’s business rescue judgment reserved

2020-02-13 05:35:08

The judgment reserved between Metalworkers union National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) and the South African Cabin Crew Association (SACCA) f ...View Article

Ramaphosa’s several headaches ahead of SONA

2020-02-14 07:08:39

As he prepares to deliver his fourth State of the Nation Address President Cyril Ramaphosa has several pressing issues he’s expected to provide immediate so ...View Article

MKMVA, RET forces in Zuma's corner

2020-02-13 05:58:32

Umkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) and former African National Congress (ANC) spokesperson Carl Niehaus said former President Jacob Zuma i ...View Article

Ventersdorp residents demand MEC Kegakilwe's ear

2020-02-13 08:30:11

It's a bitter fight over jobs and residents of Ventersdorp say it will not end until hiring at their JB Marks Local Municipality is done in a fair and inclusi ...View Article

SA mourns Ladysmith Black Mambazo's Shabalala

2020-02-13 08:00:59

Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder, Joseph Shabalala, will be laid to rest on Saturday 22 February.

The world respected musician died on Tuesday morning at ...View Article

Magashule honours 30 years of Mandela's freedom

2020-02-13 08:01:14

African National Congress (ANC) Secretary General, Ace Magashule, said former President Nelson Mandela cannot be separated from the party.

Magashule was ...View Article

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