The South African Social Security Agency’s cash delivery services were suspended on Monday as a result of looting and violent protests. “Due to the unrest that has been escalating over the past few days, the cash in transit industry has informed (Sassa) that they will not be providing any cash[…]
Dams in the Western Cape are fast filling up as good rainfall continues across the province. Spokesperson for the Ministry of Local Government, James-Brent Styan, says the biggest improvement is the Clanwilliam Dam which increased from 23 percent to just over 94 percent in the last 10 days. He says[…]
The situation is tense in many parts of Johannesburg where sporadic incidents of violent protests and looting have been reported. Police say more officers have been deployed to Maimai Hostel in Johannesburg and they are ready for Monday’s Constitutional Court hearing of former president Jacob Zuma’s rescission application. Gauteng Acting[…]
Three suspects have been arrested for cultivating dagga in the Western Cape. Provincial police spokesperson Capt Frederick van Wyk said two suspects were arrested in Strand and another one in Somerset west on Wednesday. They appeared in court on charges of dealing in and cultivation of dagga on Friday. Van[…]
Record Covid-19 infections driven by the rampant Delta variant mean the level 4 lockdown is likely to be extended when the National Coronavirus Command Council meets today to review restrictions and regulations. This meeting will be followed by meetings of the president’s co-ordinating council and the cabinet. While a relaxation[…]
Suspended ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule’s application to challenge his suspension by the party was dismissed with costs on Friday. This follows a full-bench unanimous decision by the Johannesburg high court. Delivering the judgment, judge Jody Kollapen said: “The application incorporating the relief sought is dismissed with costs including the costs[…]
KwaZulu-Natal police say they are working closely with the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) to formulate charges related to the protest action that took place across several areas in the province on Friday. The protests are believed to be linked to former president Jacob Zuma’s supporters who are angry over his arrest.[…]
The Western Cape Department of Transport says taxi associations in the province, CATA and CODETA have agreed to resume operations on all routes in the province from Friday. This after taxi operations in a number of areas were suspended, following the murders of eight taxi operators in Cape Town in[…]
Acting Health Minister, Mamoloko Kubayi, says from Thursday next week people aged from 35 to 49 are eligible to register to be vaccinated. She was speaking in a virtual media briefing on the progress of government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and the national vaccinational roll-out programme. Kubayi says the[…]
The South African Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu) says the Department of Basic Education has failed to reach its target of vaccinating over half a million teachers and support staff against the coronavirus. Thursday is the deadline set by the department to complete the roll-out in the education sector which started[…]
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