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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
Anti-apartheid activist and African National Congress (ANC) veteran, Denis Goldberg, will be remembered for his constructive criticism in the governing party ...View Article
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
South Africa’s political parties used Freedom Day to look beyond the COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, giving the country’s citizens hope that Mzansi would co ...View Article
A group of good Samaritans in Mahikeng in the North West has donated food parcels to about 20 disadvantaged families in five villages that include, Tlhabologo ...View Article
South Africa needs to participate in the ongoing clinical trials to develop a vaccine for COVID-19 in order to guarantee early access to the vaccine to save p ...View Article
It is now compulsory to wear a facemask every time one leaves home in South Africa.
This was announced by Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditi ...View Article
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality in the North West has called on the African National Congress (ANC) to suspend it ...View Article
President Cyril Ramaphosa has vowed that government would ensure that the R20-billion that was allocated to municipalities to assist during the COVID-19 lockd ...View Article
Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, said when the lockdown is lifted the country's labour market policies need to be more ‘pro- South Africans’ without dis ...View Article
In a week's time, government would ease the nationwide lockdown by opening some sectors of the economy, starting with those that can better manage the risk of ...View Article
The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) is investigating a case of culpable homicide after an eight-year-old boy, Rethabile Setlhotlha, was ru ...View Article
The two suspects accused of stealing military rifles from the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) military base in Pretoria were released on bail on ...View Article
There’ll be some limited easing of lockdown regulations from 1 May, but just enough to ensure South Africans remain careful and still do what’s required t ...View Article
Acting MEC for Social Development in Gauteng, Panyaza Lesufi, called on non-governmental organisations (NGO) to work with government in ensuring that food aid ...View Article
This was revealed by provincial police commissioner, Lieutenant-General Elias Mawela, to journalists on the sidelines of a lockdown enforcement campaign at Ba ...View Article
Homeless people that are housed at the Mahikeng Secure Centre in the North West province have expressed gratitude at the provincial government’s decision to ...View Article
North West Premier, Job Mokgoro, set up a task team on Wednesday, to facilitate government’s help to families of the two children that died after being hit ...View Article
An announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa that government would inject R500-billion into the struggling economy received widespread positive reactions....View Article
Following reports of widespread corruption in the distribution of food parcels to poor communities, President Cyril Ramaphosa says a more technology driven di ...View Article
R500-billion will be injected into the economy as part of government’s attempt to mitigate against the effects of Covid-19, the spread of which has already ...View Article
Gauteng MEC for Human Settlements, Urban Planning and Cogta Lebogang Maile, said the land invasions that have increased since the beginning of the national lo ...View Article
The Minerals Council said it is “confident” that it would be able to monitor mining companies' compliance with the standard operating procedures (SOP) agr ...View Article
A police vehicle ran over and killed an eight-year-old boy in Boikhutso Township outside Lightening in the North West on Tuesday.
The incident angered t ...View Article
Trade unions have raised safety concerns for their members when they return to work. This after government relaxed some lockdown regulations last week, allowi ...View Article
North West Premier, Job Mokgoro, has appealed to residents of the province who still fail to comply with the national lockdown regulations, to adhere to them ...View Article
Gauteng Transport MEC, Jacob Mamabolo, has called on taxi operators to comply with Covid-19 regulations or park their taxis.
Mamabolo was speaking on Mo ...View Article
Students organizations have called on government to implement an academic plan that can accommodate all students for the duration of the nationwide lockdown.< ...View Article
The majority of people who were killed in road accidents this Easter weekend are pedestrians, Minister of Transport, Fikile Mbalula, revealed this week.
The effect of vandalised schools would be felt mostly by learners whose recovery plan would be compromised once government has lifted the nationwide lockdown. ...View Article
Chief Executive of Impala Platinum’s Rustenburg Operations, Mark Munroe, was on Friday released on a R60 000 bail by the Bafokeng Magistrates's Court in Tlh ...View Article
Authorities in the North West are investigating allegations that a councillor of the Moses Kotane Local Municipality has been selling sanitizers meant to aid ...View Article
Half of the people who tested positive for COVID-19 in Gauteng province have recovered. Gauteng Premier, David Makhura, said while this is satisfying, the cou ...View Article
The number of confirmed positive COVID-19 cases has risen to 2605 and 48 of those have died, the Health Department confirmed on Thursday.
The latest 14 ...View Article
Frustrated informal traders stood in long queues to apply for special permits at the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality offices on Thursday, with hope ...View Article
The Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent (MISA) has donated more than 3000 hand sanitisers and bar soaps to the Department of Cooperative Governance and Tra ...View Article
The Department of Transport’s Road Traffic Management Corporation’s Crash Investigation Unit will work with the South African Police Service to investigat ...View Article
Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) has expressed disappointment that government reneged on the 2018 wage agreement that was supposed to see a sal ...View Article
The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) has threatened to take legal action against Impala Platinum (Implats) mine should it continue to ...View Article
The Gauteng provincial government has ramped up its food parcels distribution to try and cushion destitute families struggling with access to food during the ...View Article
Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga, said she is horrified at the number of schools that have been vandalized and those broken into and robbed since ...View Article
Ten people have recovered from COVID-19 in the North West province.
This was revealed by MEC for Health, Madoda Sambatha, on the sidelines of a provinci ...View Article
Waste pickers in Johannesburg say life has been hard for them since the national lockdown was implemented to try and reduce the spread of the coronavirus....View Article
Community Oriented Substance Use Programme (COSUP) believes women are safer at its shelter at the Lyttelton sports ground outside Pretoria, despite there bein ...View Article
The ANC Women’s League (ANCWL) in the North West has raised concern over domestic violence that is taking place since the nationwide lockdown period was imp ...View Article
More executives of private companies in South Africa have joined the call to donate a portion of their salaries to a government driven Solidarity Fund to assi ...View Article
Police in the North West have arrested 10 people for contravening the coronavirus lockdown regulations, after they were found allegedly holding a church servi ...View Article
There are now a total of 26 people who tested positive for COVID-19 at the East London Correctional Centre, 23 officials and three inmates.
This was con ...View Article
The EFF has rejected calls to resume the sale of alcohol during the national lockdown put in place by government to combat the spread of COVID-19. The party s ...View Article
The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) says it will pay disability and old age grants on 4 May while all other social grants will be paid on 6 May.< ...View Article
Minister of Transport, Fikile Mbalula, says breaching national lockdown is no joking matter and that it is for this reason he saw it fort to lodge a case agai ...View Article
There’s been mixed reactions to the announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa that the nationwide lockdown is being extended by two weeks. While the Economi ...View Article
President Cyril Ramaphosa extended South Africa's nationwide lockdown by a further two weeks, beyond the 21 days that was initially announced two weeks ago. H ...View Article
Gauteng – currently the country’s epicentre of COVID-19 with 42% of all the country’s infections, has got seven patients being treated in intensive care ...View Article
President Cyril Ramaphosa says he is impressed with how the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is helping with data capturing and technolog ...View Article
Government is using the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) to extend a helping hand to the most vulnerable during the 21-day lockdown to curb the sp ...View Article
Being unable to work for 21 days might not sound that bad if you still get paid a full month’s salary. But for waste pickers who depend on the little money ...View Article
Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Ronald Lamola, said his department plans to test as many inmates as possible for COVID-19, to ensure that they ...View Article
South African National Taxi Council (SANTACO) has set up a Taxi Industry Conronavirus Relief Fund (TICRF) to help reduce the negative financial impact of the ...View Article
Religious leaders in the North West province said they will make use of social media to spread the Word during the upcoming Easter Weekend.
During this ...View Article
Member of the Mayoral Committee (MMC) of finance and economic development who is currently acting mayor of the City of Ekurhuleni, Nkosindiphile Xhakaza, unde ...View Article
The Gauteng provincial government opened more testing sites than any other province as the country’s most populated and richest province battles to contain ...View Article
North West Premier, Job Mokgoro, led the province’s launch of the COVID-19 screening, testing and tracing programme in Motswedi village near Zeerust on Mond ...View Article
North West Health MEC, Madoda Sambatha, has rubbished claims that a 79-year-old woman from Botswana passed away after contracting COVID-19 or coronavirus in S ...View Article
The family of murdered Aurora Girls High learner, Sphiwe Sibeko, wishes to see her killer found and sentenced to life in prison.
Sphiwe’s grandmother, ...View Article