Special Investigating Unit (SIU) investigators, with the assistance of the Hawks, have raided the offices of the Ratlou Local Municipality in the North West, after the municipality failed to cooperate with a SIU investigation.
Racial tensions were reignited in various suburban areas in KZN after some residents put up barricades and checkpoints, effectively impeding the free movement of others during the recent riots.
The Department of Employment and Labour’s Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) in the North West will from Monday embark on a service delivery drive aimed at reducing long queues at Labour Centres, and to reach out to areas that are far from the centres.
Golden Arrow Bus Services spokesperson Bronwen Dyke-Beyer said that according to their reports the shots were aimed at a taxi on the road.
Acting Health Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi revealed in her weekly briefing on Friday morning that the immunisation drive had this week seen a drop in pace because of limited stocks.
Sichelesile Dube had been waiting in a wheelchair on Monday, and her lifeless body was only discovered by her shocked mother the next day in the exact spot where had left her.
The burial ceremony of Legendary musician Tsepo Tshola is currently taking place at the Heroes Acre in Thaba Bosiu in Lesotho.
South Africa recorded 13 751 new confirmed Covid-19 infections on Thursday and 523 deaths, bringing the official death toll to 71 431.
Higher Education and Training Minister, Dr Blade Nzimande, has dismissed claims that he has wanted the department’s Director-General (DG) Gwebinkundla Qonde to leave the department since 2019.
There were 215 066 people who received their COVID-19 vaccine, while the country detected 13 751 new cases on Thursday.
At the last appearance of the accused on Monday, the NPA refused to name them saying, an identity parade was still outstanding. The media, and members of the public were denied access to the proceedings, which were held in camera.
The Western Cape government has pleaded with the public to be responsible this weekend as critical care hospital beds were running out.
The Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz says the province’s Liquor Authority and the Compliance and Enforcement units are going to be conducting a number of operations this weekend in an effort to prevent trauma cases.
Sport, Arts and Culture Minister, Nathi Mthethwa, has congratulated Tatjana Schoenmaker for scooping South Africa’s first gold medal of the Tokyo Games in the women’s 200m breaststroke in a world record on Friday morning.
President Cyril Ramaphosa visited vaccination sites in Gauteng on Thursday, while Western Cape Health MEC Nomafrench Mbombo joined religious leaders in Mitchell’s Plain.
Acting Health Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi said that in meetings with manufacturers, government had stressed the need to stick to agreed timeframes for vaccine delivery to make its target of administering 300,000 jabs daily.
On Thursday, Commissioner Khehla Sitole and Police Minister Bheki Cele briefed Members of Parliament (MPs) on stability in the South African Police Service (SAPS).
The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) lost its bid to keep in custody the alleged instigator of the recent anarchy, which left more than 330 people dead in Kwazulu-Natal and Gauteng.
Small Business Development Minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni said that the informal and micro-enterprise programme, along with the township and rural entrepreneurship programme, would be used as vehicles to assist informal business owners.
This week, 14 people were handed a collective sentence of over a thousand years for a vigilante attack in which six men were tortured and killed in Joostenberg Vlakte in December 2014
Officials were in the Madlala informal settlement on Thursday, trying to track down food and products that were stolen during this month’s anarchy.