NATIONAL South Africa experienced another minor earthquake today, this time in Limpopo. South Africa’s Council for Geoscience (CGS) reported a 4.9 magnitude quake in Mopani District Municipality this afternoon. According to monitoring site Volcano Discovery, it struck at a shallow depth of 10km and most likely resulted in light shaking.[…]
COMMUNITY Police are investigating the revenge attack on two men, who were assassinated in Gugulethu on Tuesday afternoon. Spokesperson Warrant Officer Joseph Swartbooi says police reports indicate that the pair was chased down by three unknown suspects driving a Toyota Avanza. A chase from NY 121 ended in NY 125,[…]
COMMUNITY Western Cape Premier Alan Winde has expressed his concern as the province breached the peak of its third covid-19 wave. An average of over 3 000 new diagnoses and nearly 340 admissions are being made daily. There are also over 3 600 patients currently hospitalized as a result of[…]
With the countdown to the Currie Cup Premier Division playoffs having started, the Sigma Lions and Toyota Cheetahs will realise the importance of winning on the road this weekend if they are to keep in touch with the top teams on the log. The men from Johannesburg are off the[…]
SPORT The Springboks will make their return to the Rugby Championship on Saturday, 14 August against Argentina at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, with Irish referee Andrew Brace set to take charge of this opening round encounter. Brace will be assisted by England’s Karl Dickson, as well as South Africa’s[…]
NATIONAL President Cyril Ramaphosa met his special envoys on investment on Wednesday to discuss the economic environment and steps taken to improve the investment climate in SA. The envoys, including Phumzile Langeni, Jeff Radebe, Derek Hanekom, Mcebisi Jonas, Trevor Manuel and Jacko Maree expressed concern about the recent violence, destruction[…]
NATIONAL Gauteng police have launched an investigation after a video clip of officers “manhandling” a school pupil went viral on social media. Provincial police spokesperson Col Noxolo Kweza said the incident happened in the Krugersdorp CBD on Tuesday. The footage showed a uniformed school pupil, wearing a backpack, screaming while[…]
NATIONAL Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has called on South Africans who haven’t collected their approved Social Relief of Distress grant to collect it before the end of the month. Zulu says everybody must re-apply for the second round, even if they qualified and received grants the first time. More[…]
NATIONAL The African National Congress’ (ANC) Acting Secretary-General Jessie Duarte says the party is preparing for elections should the polls go ahead on the 27th of October. This after the Electoral Commission confirmed that it is applying to the Constitutional Court for a postponement of the elections. The IEC wants the[…]
NATIONAL Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says she is concerned about the progress that’s being made at schools since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic last year. Motshekga is visiting some schools in Bloemfontein on Thursday to assess teaching and learning. She says that only around 30% of the current[…]
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