South Africa’s COVID-19 cases have risen to 1 686 041, with 5 668 new cases reported on Friday. 67 more COVID-19 related deaths have also been reported, taking the total to 56 832. Gauteng has the most cases with 468 654, followed by KwaZulu-Natal with 340 629. Stats from Department[…]
The Democratic Alliance (DA) will on Friday release documents regarding various cases before its Federal Legal Commission against former Gauteng leader John Moodey. Moodey quit the DA, saying he faced numerous trumped-up charges that were designed to thwart his campaign to lead the party. Gauteng MPL, Solly Msimanga, has taken[…]
Gauteng Premier David Makhura says the R125 million tender for the COVID-19 personal protective equipment is the biggest financial scandal his government has faced since he became Premier in 2014. Makhura has placed Health MEC Bandile Masuku on a leave of absence over his alleged involvement in the controversial tender[…]
The ANC in Gauteng has confirmed that its Provincial Executive Committee will meet today to discuss the recent allegations levelled against Presidential Spokesperson, Khusela Diko. Diko has taken leave of absence amid a probe into the awarding of two contracts for the supply of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to Royal[…]
Gauteng has prepared sites for potential mass burials as the province surpasses the Western Cape as the epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa. Provincial Health MEC Dr Bandile Masuku and officials from the forensic pathology services visited the area reserved for COVID-19 burials in Tshwane on Wednesday. During[…]
Gauteng police say they will not reveal the identities of the two women who were killed in a drive-by shooting at a restaurant in Melville, Johannesburg, on New Year’s Day. Six others were wounded in the incident. Police Spokesperson Mathapelo Peters says the revealing the names of the victims could jeopardise investigations.[…]
The mother of convicted rapist Nicholas Ninow says she takes partial responsibility for her son’s actions. Ninow was sentenced to life in prison for the rape of a seven-year-old girl at a Dros restaurant in Pretoria in 2018. His mother, Chantelle Ninow, who is a recovering drug addict, has also admitted to[…]
JOHANNESBURG – Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says the Department supports the decision to suspend a teacher involved in the kidnapping of Grade R learner Amy’Leigh de Jager. The six-year-old was kidnapped on Monday morning outside the Kollegepark Primary School. Three suspects, one known to the De Jager family, were arrested on Wednesday. READ:[…]
By Tauhierah Salie Following days of unrest in several parts of Gauteng amid tension between South Africans and foreign nationals, VOC spoke to chairperson of the Somali Board of South Africa, who said the chaos is unnecessary and detrimental to the country. Several parts of the province including the Johannesburg[…]
By Anees Teladia Police in Vietnam have officially launched a search for two South African citizens who have both gone missing in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam. The latest disappearance is of twenty-eight-year-old Mushfiq Daniels from Surrey Estate, Cape Town, who has been working as an English teacher in[…]
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