ANC wishes Jacob Zuma ‘speedy recovery’ after surgical procedure

ANC wishes Jacob Zuma ‘speedy recovery’ after surgical procedure.. After the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) announced that former president Jacob Zuma had a surgical procedure on Saturday and other…

South Africa: Cyril Ramaphosa says he, not Zuma, suggested Brian Molefe for Eskom CEO job

Cyril Ramaphosa says he, not Zuma, suggested Brian Molefe for Eskom CEO job.  President Cyril Ramaphosa says he was the one who recommended Brian Molefe to former president Jacob Zuma…

South Africa: ‘Zuma’s health status was confidential’ – JGZ Foundation threatens legal action

‘Zuma’s health status was confidential’: JGZ Foundation threatens legal action.. The Jacob G Zuma Foundation has threatened legal action over the handling of details of the former president’s health. Advertisement

Woman In Court For ‘Fatally Stabbing Boyfriend’ With Beer Bottle

Woman In Court For ‘Fatally Stabbing Boyfriend’ With Beer Bottle… A 24-year-old woman is expected to appear in the Lulekani magistrate’s court on Tuesday after allegedly fatally stabbing her boyfriend…

South Africa sends 100 firefighters to battle Canada wildfires

South Africa sends 100 firefighters to battle Canada wildfires.. A team of 100 firefighters will leave for Canada on Tuesday night as part of the department of forestry, fisheries and…

South Africa: Joburg’s new mayor Jolidee Matongo ready to hit the ground running

Joburg’s new mayor Jolidee Matongo ready to hit the ground running.. Newly elected Joburg executive mayor Jolidee Matongo on Tuesday said he was ready to hit the ground running following…

South Africa; SABC confirms SANDF deployment to its headquarters

SABC confirms SANDF deployment to its headquarters.. Members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) have been deployed to the SABC headquarters in Auckland Park as part of a…

Covid-19 update: South Africa records 8,988 new cases

Covid-19 update: South Africa records 8,988 new cases… Advertisement

South Africa: Watch Victim robbed of cash on highway

Watch Victim robbed of cash on highway…  Drivers carrying large amounts of cash are increasingly becoming targets of criminals in South Africa as hijacking stats soar. Advertisement

David Mabuza seeking medical help in Russia a ‘serious indictment on African leaders’

David Mabuza seeking medical help in Russia a ‘serious indictment on African leaders’… Deputy President David Mabuza’s decision to seek medical help in Russia is a “very serious indictment” on…

South Africa: State Capture – Cyril Ramaphosa’s next date with Zondo revealed

Cyril Ramaphosa’s next date with Zondo revealed..  The Deputy Chief Justice and Commission of Inquiry into allegations of State Capture Justice Raymond Zondo has set a final date for President…

Israel’s AU observer status unfair and appalling, says ANC

Israel’s AU observer status unfair and appalling, says ANC… In a statement released by the ANC on Tuesday, the party said it was “astounded” by the commission’s call, especially in…

South Africa: Violating procurement processes rife within higher education dept, claims suspended DG

Violating procurement processes rife within higher education dept, claims suspended DG..  Suspended director-general of the Department of Higher Education and Training, Gwebinkundla Qonde, has made disturbing claims of alleged financial…

South Africa: Jacob Zuma’s daughters hit back at Naomi Campbell’s open letter to former president

Jacob Zuma’s daughters hit back at Naomi Campbell’s open letter to former president..  After model Naomi Campbell penned an open letter to former president Jacob Zuma, imploring him to ‘act…

Naomi Campbell implores Jacob Zuma to appear before the State Capture Commission

Naomi Campbell implores Jacob Zuma to appear before the State Capture Commission.. Iconic model Naomi Campbell has penned an open letter to former South African president Jacob Zuma in the…

South Africa: Ngizwe Mchunu’s lawyers to present their case in bail application

Ngizwe Mchunu’s lawyers to present their case in bail application. Lawyers for Ngizwe Mchunu will present their case in a bail application set to continue at the Randburg Magistrate’s Court…

South Africa: Northern Joburg enters day one of two-day water outage

Northern Joburg enters day one of two-day water outage.. Many parts of Johannesburg are without water on Wednesday, and supply will only be restored at 10pm on Thursday as Joburg…

South Africa: Luxury watch theft leads police to R8m gem stash in Cape Town pawn shops

Luxury watch theft leads police to R8m gem stash in Cape Town pawn shops.. An investigation into the theft of a luxury watch from a house in Hout Bay led…

Covid-19 impact: South Africa economy only to recover in 2023

Covid-19 impact: South Africa economy only to recover in 2023..  Mboweni said the recent protests and looting had negative consequences for the South African economy as well. Advertisement

South Africa: Cyril Ramaphosa deploys troops to fight jihadist insurgency in Mozambique

Cyril Ramaphosa deploys troops to fight jihadist insurgency in Mozambique..  President Ramaphosa authorised the deployment of 1,495 troops to fight against ‘acts of terrorism and violent extremists’ in Mozambique. Advertisement…

South Africa: Liquor industry cheered by lifted ban

Liquor industry cheered by lifted ban.. The liquor industry has welcomed the partial lifting of the ban on the sale of alcohol at restaurants and outlets. Advertisement

Aspen to start J&J Covid-19 vaccine supplies to South Africa from Monday

Aspen to start J&J Covid-19 vaccine supplies to South Africa from Monday…  SA’s Aspen Pharmacare will supply the first batch of Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Covid-19 vaccines to the country…

South Africa: Police response to looting was ‘lazy’ and influenced by class – Phumzile Van Damme

Police response to looting was ‘lazy’ and influenced by class – Phumzile Van Damme…  Former DA MP Phumzile Van Damme is the latest to weigh in on the response by…

Vaccine doors to be opened to those aged 18 and older from September 1 — Cyril Ramaphosa

Vaccine doors to be opened to those aged 18 and older from September 1 — Cyril Ramaphosa…  All South Africans aged 18 and older will be able to receive their…

South Africa: Cyril Ramaphosa announces return of R350 grants, assistance for looted businesses

Cyril Ramaphosa announces return of R350 grants, assistance for looted businesses…  In addition to reintroducing the R350 Social Relief Grant and TERS, South African government will also help businesses to…

South Africa: President Cyril Ramaphosa announces move to Level 3, eases ban on booze and gatherings

President Cyril Ramaphosa announces move to Level 3, eases ban on booze and gatherings..  The country will move to adjusted level 3 with immediate effect, easing certain restrictions such as…

South Africa: Army officer arrested for cash-in-transit heist

Army officer arrested for cash-in-transit heist..  An army officer has been arrested for allegedly being part of an armed gang that pulled off a cash-in-transit heist at a petrol station…

Olympics 2021: Teams Liberia & SA Named Forbes’ Most Stylish Kits At Tokyo Olympics (Photos)

Olympics 2021: Teams Liberia & SA Named Forbes’ Most Stylish Kits At Tokyo Olympics.  Stephan Rabimov is a contributor who writes about emerging markets, fashion, arts, and culture. This is…

South Africa: SA part of marches in over 120 cities against ‘overbearing lockdown restrictions’

SA part of marches in over 120 cities against ‘overbearing lockdown restrictions’.  This year, the World-Wide Demonstration is marching to reclaim fundamental rights, and to take a stand against excessive…

South Africa: Family of five killed in ‘devastating’ Cape Town Wendy house fire

Family of five killed in ‘devastating’ Cape Town Wendy house fire. A family of five died in a what the City of Cape Town described as a “devastating fire” in…