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Cold front hits SA

The South African Weather Services has warned of cold weather as a large cold front moves from the coastal areas over the rest of the country. https://twitter.com/SAWeatherServic/status/1417116300996923397?s=20 According to the

Looters urged to test for Covid-19

Minister of Communications, Mmamoloko Kubayi briefing members of the media on outcomes of Cabinet meeting held on Wednesday 18 October 2017, during a Post Cabinet media briefing held at Ronnie Mamoepa Media Centre, Tshedimosetso House,

More than 40 000 businesses looted

Minister in President Cyril Ramaphosa's office, Khumbudzo Ntshavheni says about 40,000 South African businesses were looted, burnt or vandalised during widespread rioting that broke out after the jailing of ex-president Jacob Zuma.

Covid-19 cases decline in SA

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) says the figures recorded on Monday indicates a positivity rate of 27.3% South Africa has recorded 7 209 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, a further slight decrease in

Zuma’s corruption trial postponed

Former president Jacob Zuma’s fraud and corruption case has been postponed to 10 and 13 August 2021 for adjudication on the special plea in the High Court in Pietermaritzburg. On Monday Zuma had asked for his fraud and corruption

Zuma accused of delay tactics.

The Pietermaritzburg High Court has accused former president Jacob Zuma of using delay tactics in his corruption trial. Zuma appeared virtually in a sitting of the court on Monday to request a postponement of his special application

Looters urged to return stolen goods.

Image: TheSouthAfrican The National Joint Operational and Intelligence Structure has called on those who participated in looting to voluntarily hand in the goods they have taken to the nearest police station. This follows a

Three alleged violence instigators arrested.

Three people have been arrested for allegedly instigating the #FreeZuma violence that happened in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng recently. The government reported that 12 people were wanted for allegedly instigating the violence in some

Zuma corruption trial resumes

The trial against former president Jacob Zuma and French arms company Thales resumes in Pietermaritzburg. The former president faces 16 charges of fraud, graft and racketeering related to a 1999 purchase of fighter jets, patrol

Vaccine registration now open for over 35s

The Health Department has officially opened the vaccine registration system to allow people aged 35 and above to register to get their COVID-19 vaccine. According to the department, the national vaccination programme continues