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Gauteng needs to continue conducting itself and behaving like it is still the epicentre of Covid-19 in South Africa, says Premier David Makhura.
Posted: August 13, 2020, 8:55 pm
The witnesses, whose identities were hidden, detailed how sports bags and sometimes suitcases filled with wads of cash were were collected from the Gupta compound.
Posted: August 13, 2020, 8:54 pm
Eskom says the restoration of the generation units was not enough to stave off load shedding immediately.
Posted: August 13, 2020, 8:54 pm
KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala has promised lifestyle audits, procurement pre-audits and action against corrupt officials.
Posted: August 13, 2020, 8:53 pm
Children of the mineworkers who were slain by police in what has become known as the Marikana massacre, are still waiting for justice.
Posted: August 13, 2020, 8:52 pm
Stay up to date with the latest news, views and analysis as the number of coronavirus cases in SA increases.
Posted: August 13, 2020, 8:19 pm
A former driver for Malusi Gigaba, whose identity has been kept hidden, says he was instructed by the then-minister to keep visits to the Gupta compound in Saxonwold secret.
Posted: August 13, 2020, 8:14 pm
The Gauteng government has asked the Special Investigating Unit to look into all Covid-19-related procurements, and not just PPE, Premier David Makhura has said.
Posted: August 13, 2020, 8:02 pm
In Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's application to interdict Parliament's removal proceedings, she accused the DA of waging a vendetta against her.
Posted: August 13, 2020, 7:37 pm
Women on Farms Project (WFP) co-director Carmen Louw says due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it is anticipating an increase in unemployment in the farming industry.
Posted: August 13, 2020, 7:19 pm
Six people arrested for their alleged involvement in a multimillion-rand land sales scam in Limpopo have been granted bail of R3 500 in the Polokwane Magistrate's Court.
Posted: August 13, 2020, 6:51 pm
Anti-apartheid veteran Devdas Paul David died on Thursday, a few weeks shy of his 80th birthday.
Posted: August 13, 2020, 6:37 pm
A vehicle protest against farm murders has unfolded in the Northern Cape as five accused made a second appearance in court, in relation to the Hartswater triple family murder.
Posted: August 13, 2020, 5:44 pm
The family of Collins Khosa is still waiting for justice, four months after he was allegedly assaulted by SA National Defence Force soldiers and died.
Posted: August 13, 2020, 4:15 pm
The Hout Bay community is out in numbers and prepared to stay up day and night searching for missing three-year-old Anothando Mhlontlo.
Posted: August 13, 2020, 4:01 pm
City Power is losing about R2 billion in non-technical losses, which include illegal connections, its spokesperson, Isaac Mangena, revealed during the removal of illegal electricity cables in Slovo Park, Coronationville.
Posted: August 13, 2020, 3:52 pm
A cold front is expected to affect the Western and Northern Cape from late Friday evening to Sunday, according to the South African Weather Service.
Posted: August 13, 2020, 3:48 pm
City Power has promised to continue clamping down on illegal connections in its jurisdiction.
Posted: August 13, 2020, 3:31 pm
Since the start of the year, 118 babies have been abandoned at birth in various public hospitals across Gauteng, the provincial health department says.
Posted: August 13, 2020, 3:29 pm
The head of the Department of Health, Keith Cloete, said the CTICC would be decommissioned on 18 August.
Posted: August 13, 2020, 3:13 pm