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 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 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 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

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 »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, May 2nd, 2021

King Zwelithini’s First Wife Goes to Court and Argues that Half of Estate is Hers

Barely two months have passed since King Goodwill Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu passed away at the age of 73, his third wife and own choice of regent to the throne, Queen Shiyiwe Mantfombi Dlamini-Zulu has also passed... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, May 1st, 2021

Lindani Myeni’s Remains Arrive in South Africa

A short prayer service was held at the O. R. Tambo Airport on Saturday as a number of government officials and family members welcomed the body of twenty-nine-year-old Lindani Myeni, who was shot and killed by ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Friday, April 30th, 2021

Thandi Modise Acquitted of Animal Cruelty

Thandi Modise was, on Thursday found not guilty of charges of cruelty to animals by a court in the North West. The Potchefstroom Regional Court agreed with Modise’s lawyer that the former North West Premier c... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, April 29th, 2021

I Would Have Dropped From ANC Leadership Race If There Was Vote-Buying – Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa has said that he would rather have dropped from the race to become the ANC president if his campaign team was involved in vote-buying in the run-up to the ANC conference at which he wa... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, April 28th, 2021

Ramaphosa Appears Before Zondo Commission and Lambasts Corruption and State Capture

Corruption in the country has taken its toll on society and the economy. This was said by the President of the Republic of South Africa and ANC President, Cyril Ramaphosa as he opened his stint of giving eviden... Read more »