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Legendary jazz musician Jonas Gwangwa has passed away.

Advertisements ACCOUNTABILITY AT THE HEART OF TRUST https://updatesouthafrica.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/GIF-AD-NLC.mp4Article by: Dumisane Dube. The award winning jazz artist, musician, songwriter and producer has died at the age of 83. President Cyril Ramaphosa has conveyed his condolences to Gwangwa’s family, friends and colleagues in a tweet. “Jonas Gwanga ascends to our great orchestra of musical ancestors whose creative […]

Pastors march to the union buildings.

Advertisements ACCOUNTABILITY AT THE HEART OF TRUSThttps://updatesouthafrica.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/GIF-AD-NLC.mp4Article by: Dumisane Dube A group of Christian Church leaders from different places gathered in Pretoria to deliver a memorandum to the government at the Union Buildings on Friday. Lockdown Alert Level 3 prohibits faith-based gatherings, social gatherings, political gatherings, and traditional council meetings to curb the spread of […]

Jackson Mthembu to receive an official funeral.

Advertisements ACCOUNTABILITY AT THE HEART OF TRUSThttps://updatesouthafrica.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/GIF-AD-NLC.mp4Article by: Dumisane Dube The late Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mphikwa Mthembu will be honored with an Official Funeral Category 1. Minister Mthembu succumbed to COVID-19 on Thursday, 21 January 2021. The State, Official and Provincial Official Funeral Policy accords Official Funerals Category 1 to serving Ministers. “Minister […]

0.0% alcohol policy is coming this year – Mbalula.

Article by: Dumisane Dube The Transport Department released the 2020 festive season road statistics on Friday. Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula said the number of fatalities on the roads this festive season saw a decline of 7% with 1,448 deaths recorded. “Despite challenging caused by COVID-19, our law enforcement officers were out in full force and […]

OBITUARY: The Life of Minister Jackson Mthembu.

Article by: Dumisane Dube. Jackson Mthembu (62) died of COVID-19 complications on Thursday . As Minister in the Presidency, Mthembu was the public face of its messaging in the fight against the pandemic in the country. President Cyril Ramaphosa said Mthembu was a much-loved and greatly respected colleague and comrade, whose passing leaves the nation […]

‘Africa’s COVID-19 fatality cases rate is worrisome’

Article by: Dumisane Dube Africa’s covid-19 cases has spiked beyond expectation in the second wave says experts. According to WHO (World Health Organization), Africa has so far recorded around 3.3-million cases of COVID-19 and nearly 82,000 deaths. Centres for Disease Control’s data shows that this week Africa has recorded a 7% decrease in fatality cases […]


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