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ANC members protest at Luthuli House over unpaid salaries and ‘unfair’ labour practices

ANC members protest at Luthuli House over unpaid salaries and ‘unfair’ labour practices

ANC acting secretary-general Jessie Duarte says it will require sober and decisive action to deal with the problems currently faced by the ruling party.

Zambia's founding president Kenneth Kaunda is being treated for pneumonia

Zambia's former president Kenneth Kaunda, 97, is being treated for pneumonia at a military hospital in the capital Lusaka, his office said on Tuesday.

‘Please consider the implications of letting your child attend gatherings’

'The higher the rate of infection, the higher the chance of tighter restrictions,' Western Cape education MEC Debbie Schäfer warned on Tuesday.

President Ramaphosa to address the nation on Tuesday night

The address comes amid calls for tighter restrictions and lockdown measures in a bid to curb the spread of the coronavirus, with Gauteng at the forefront of the third wave.

Officer Duke is recovering well while police mourn two fallen K9s

As tributes poured in for the two police dogs killed in a shoot-out with suspected cop murderers on Monday, a third canine officer was recovering at an animal hospital outside Pietermaritzburg.

SA firms with permits to export arms to Saudi Arabia and UAE to be named

The National Conventional Arms Control Committee has been ordered to provide a list of SA arms companies that have permits to export arms to Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

What Phumzile Van Damme will do after leaving parliament

Former DA MP Phumzile Van Damme has cleared the air about her political future, revealing she has left active politics and is “now an independent consultant”.

Herman Mashaba says he is prepared to serve in the opposition benches

Action SA president Herman Mashaba says he is prepared to serve in the opposition benches in the City of Johannesburg if his party does not get enough votes to ensure his return as mayor.

Sardines appear to be a no-show, so KZN south coast beaches reopen for bathing

The KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board lifted the ban on bathing at 11 beaches along the south coast on Tuesday which was implemented to accommodate the annual sardine run.

‘We are in big trouble, it’s time to wake up’: Gauteng doctor as Covid-19 cases increase

We are not taking the third wave of Covid-19 infections seriously enough, warns a doctor in Gauteng.

Two Durban men nabbed with 888kg of electric cable belonging to Eskom and Transnet

Two men were due to appear in the Durban magistrate's courts on Tuesday after they were allegedly found with 888kg of electric cables belonging to Transnet and Eskom.

July fuel price uncertainty looms as oil continues to battle rand

Rand strength is keeping rampant international oil prices mostly at bay, but only petrol is currently set for price reductions, with other fuel types poised to increase. That's the word from the Automobile Association (AA), which was reporting on unaudited mid-month fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund

SA-based diplomat ‘spent R36m in three months on duty-free alcohol’, says Dirco

One SA-based diplomat has been found to have allegedly spent R36m in three months on duty-free alcohol.

Vrede dairy case: Bail granted to Iqbal Sharma's brother-in-law Dinesh Patel

The Bloemfontein magistrate's court on Tuesday granted bail of R10,000 to Dinesh Patel, a representative of Nulane Investment, who appeared on charges of procurement fraud.

Vulnerability of the poor increasing human trafficking risk: Salvation Army

The Salvation Army’s helpline is receiving up to a dozen calls every week, 80% of which are related to requests for help in cases of human trafficking.

France invites U.S., SA to join West African counter-terrorism effort

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday he has invited The United States and SA to provide military forces for a West African counter-terrorism effort.

SA arms exports to Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates under scrutiny

SALC and Open Secrets want the high court in Pretoria to put a stop to the government-issued permits that allow SA arms companies to export arms to Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

Acting health minister Kubayi-Ngubane takes aim at fake news

“There is a lot of fake news that goes around. Some people say, 'Because I have had Covid-19 previously, I will not get it again.' This is not true," said Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane.

Gqeberha woman jailed for raping teenage boy

A 29-year-old Gqeberha woman has been sentenced to 12 years’ imprisonment for the rape of a 13-year-old boy in 2020.

Lenseman behind iconic Hector Pieterson photograph to be honoured

The legacy of late photojournalist Sam Nzima, who took the iconic photograph of a dying Hector Pieterson on 16 June 1976, is being preserved with a bust, a book and documentary in his honour.

Gauteng DA wants the provincialisation of ambulances halted amid Covid-19 third wave fears

Jack Bloom called for the provincialisation to be halted as more residents may need ambulances amid the looming threat of the Covid-19 third wave.

Taxi feud: One dead, nine arrested in Fordsburg

A fatal shooting and damage to five patrol cars from one taxi association occurred in Fordsburg, Johannesburg, on Monday afternoon.

Dreams of easier life as 'diamond rush' grips KZN

Some people have started selling the stones, with the starting price ranging from R100 to R300.

Racketeering charges added to eThekwini tender R320m graft

Gumede and her co-accused appeared in the Durban high court on Monday for a pretrial hearing.

Racial tension high as parents clash outside Witbank school

The parents of two black pupils involved in a racial attack at a Witbank school say they were dismissed when they went to the institution to find out what was happening.

Ditsobotla leadership crippled by political interference and intimidation

Nine acting municipal managers, two administrators and two mayors in just five years.

Mantashe accused of 'bullying' and removing MKMVA members from virtual meeting

Talks between the ANC's top officials and leaders of the two bodies representing ex-combatants of armed wing uMkhonto weSizwe collapsed on Monday over the decision to disband the two organisations.

SA records 5,552 new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours with two-thirds in Gauteng

The positivity rate of new cases - the number of positive results against the number of tests taken in 24 hours - continued to climb, hitting 18.5% on Monday.

Nzimande distraught about Covid's effect on first year students

Minister of higher education and training Blade Nzimande has expressed concern about the effect of Covid-19 on first year students.
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