Third Wave and Lockdown Looming

The department of health on Wednesday released a statement in which it reported that even though the country is not technically in the third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, there are figures that are of great concern and that residents would be wise to heed as warning signs. According to the statement, the number of positive cases increased by an average of 46% in all provinces with the nationwide total increasing from 8 593 to 12 531 in the week from 3 May to 9 May. In the sa... Read more »
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By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, May 12th, 2021

ANC National Youth League Rocked by Age Scandal

The African National Congress Youth League was last week said to have been rocked by an age scandal involving the National Youth Task Team (NYTT). On Tuesday, Deputy Secretary-General of the party, Jessie Duart... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, May 11th, 2021

Ramaphosa Not Keen on Lockdown Despite UK and India Variants – Zweli Mkhize

The Health Minister, Zweli Mkhize has indicated that there are no yet plans afoot to place the country under stricter restrictions despite the emergence of new Covid-19 variants. Mkhize was speaking on SABC new... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, May 10th, 2021

Magashule to Be Dealt With by ANC Top Five With Additional Charges for Defiance

The African National Congress (ANC) has called on the party’s top 5 to deal with the errant behaviour of its suspended Secretary General following his behaviour in the last couple of days. This came as th... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, May 9th, 2021

Limpopo Premier and ANC Chair Decries Ramaphosa Faction at the NEC

Despite referring to him as one of the “best presidents we could ever find as the ANC”, the Provincial Chairman of the Limpopo province in the African National Congress, Chupu Stanley Mathabatha has accused... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, May 8th, 2021

Ace Magashule Kicked Out of ANC NEC Meeting

As was widely anticipated, the African National Congress meeting of the NEC was full of drama as the embattled Secretary-General of the party was disconnected from the virtual meeting on Saturday morning. Accor... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, May 6th, 2021

Magashule’s Attempt to Suspend Ramaphosa Backfires

As the conflict within the African National Congress (ANC) intensifies, the president of the party and the country, Cyril Ramaphosa, has retorted with disdain at the attempt by the embattled Secretary-General A... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, May 5th, 2021

Concern Over New COVID-19 Variants but SA on Top of the Situation – Mkhize

South Africa has been placed on high alert as a way of managing the emerging Covid-19 variants that have been appearing the world over. This was announced by the South African Minister of Health, Doctor Zweli M... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, May 4th, 2021

ANC NWC Resolves to Suspend Corruption-Charged Members Who Do Not Step Aside

The National Working Committee NWC of the African National Congress (ANC) has announced on Tuesday that members who are being charged with corruption and other serious crimes and have not stepped aside will be ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, May 4th, 2021

Queen Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu to Be Interred at Night – Buthelezi

The traditional Prime Minisiter of the Zulu nation, Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi announced on Monday that the burial of the late wife of King Goodwill Zwelithini who passed away recently after a short illness, w... Read more »