Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma says there will be no limitations on the sale of tobacco products in South Africa. The sale of tobacco products, including cigarettes, has been prohibited since the country first introduced a lockdown on 27 March, but will again be available from[…]
Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has said government will re-evaluate the alcohol ban regularly as it wants to limit the hardships facing the economy and livelihoods during the Covid-19 lockdown. Dlamini-Zuma filed the reasons why government reimposed the alcohol ban as wine farmers took it to court[…]
The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) says it will investigate a racism complaint after a picture of a baboon was superimposed on the face of the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. The photo was posted on social media. The South African Council of Churches[…]
The government will face yet another legal challenge over the legality of the lockdown when the Liberty Fighters Network (LFN) and its president Reyno de Beer bring an urgent challenge in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on Wednesday. LFN, which identifies itself as a renegade social justice organisation, is[…]
Over a 100 schools were affected by storms between November and December last year. The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) , Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma and Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga will on Thursday visit some schools damaged by the recent storms in KwaZulu Natal to assess the damage caused. The[…]
Delegates from KwaZulu-Natal, the largest contingent, are currently voting for the Top Six at the African National Congress (ANC) national elective congress at Nasrec, south of Johannesburg. The delegates from Gauteng, the Eastern Cape and Limpopo still have to vote. The North West delegates were the last provincial group to[…]
Outgoing ANC treasurer general Zweli Mkhize turned down nomination for the position of party deputy president after striking a deal with Mpumalanga premier David Mabuza‚ sources said. Mkhize stunned ANC conference delegates when he took to the podium in Nasrec on Sunday night to withdraw his candidature at the eleventh[…]
As African National Congress delegates gather this week to pick a new leader to succeed President Jacob Zuma, they face a challenge that is threatening to overshadow the contest: to stop the party from splitting.The likelihood of a break-up is probably the biggest in the ANC’s 105-year-old history, especially if[…]
Water Affairs Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has criticised ANC presidential hopeful Cyril Ramaphosa for being two-faced towards President Jacob Zuma and warns that there is “danger” about him. “I sit with them [Ramaphosa and Zuma] in the national executive committee (NEC), national working committee (NWC) and Cabinet and you see them[…]
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa won endorsement from most African National Congress branches to succeed President Jacob Zuma as ruling party leader, giving him an edge — but not a guarantee of victory — in this month’s election. Ramaphosa was nominated for the presidency of the ANC by 1,862 branches, while[…]
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