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Happy birthday Juju: Wishes pour in as Julius Malema turns 40 this week
The Economic Freedom Fighters' Julius Malema is soon saying goodbye to his 30s and welcoming in the 40s as he turns 40 years old in a few days' time, 3 March.
Level 1: Alcohol sales return to normal, nightclubs are still closed
President Cyril Ramaphosa moved the country to Alert Level One on Sunday evening with eased regulations on alcohol sales but nightclubs will remain closed.
Obama admits breaking childhood friend's nose over racial remarks
He was speaking on the "Renegades: Born in the USA" podcast which touched on racial discrimination and his personal experience with the long-standing vice.
Zweli Mkhize supports SIU probe into associates' R82m health tender
Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has welcomed a probe by the Special Investigating Unit into an R82 million contract allegedly awarded to his 'associates'.
President Joe Biden celebrates 50 million vaccinations in the US
In a tweet, the President of the US Joe Biden shared that 50 million vaccines have been administered to US citizens since he came into office earlier this year.
UDM to write to SAHRC over eNCA reporter's alleged racism
UDM President Bantu Holomisa stated that the party would be writing a letter to the SAHRC following an incident with their deputy president and an eNCA reporter
Bongani Bongo's case has been dismissed, found not guilty of bribery
Former State Security Minister Bongani Bongo's bribery case was dismissed on Friday 26 February after the magistrate found that there was insufficient evidence.
Cape Town International Airport renaming dumped over lack of consensus
The renaming of the Cape Town International Airport had two top picks, Krotoa and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, which were both shelved due to lack of consensus.
eNCA slams claims of reporter's alleged racism following uproar
eNCA has defended journalist Lindsay Dentlinger after videos surfaced of her asking black politicians to keep their masks on. Social media users are fuming.
Cosatu shares frustrations about budget speech, considers dropping ANC
Cosatu had some strong words to say about the 2021 national budget speech and a day later have announced it wants to dump the ANC for the SACP if all goes well.
EFF pens legal letter to Ramaphosa for political gathering resumption
The Economic Freedom Fighters want President Cyril Ramaphosa to allow political gatherings in the country. They sent Ramaphosa a legal letter of their wants.
ANC Woman's League confirms tea party with Jacob Zuma in Nkandla
According to reports, ANC women's league secretary-general Meokgo Matuba confirmed that she and a few other leaders would be visiting Jacob Zuma in Nkandla.
ANC defends Zweli Mkhize after SIU launches probe into R82m tender
Dr Zweli Mkhize had an investigation launched by the Special Investigating Unit after they received an anonymous tip-off, now the ANC has come to his defence.
SA reacts as Fikile Mbalula posts pilots who are fetching vaccines
Taking to Twitter early this morning, Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula shared a snap of the pilots who will be making the trip to fetch vaccines in Brussels.
Gqeberha: DA to submit parliamentary questions on name changes
The Democratic Alliance wants to know if the public had enough time to voice their issues on the name changes of various cities and 2 airports gazetted recently
"Poor attempt": Ndlozi, other politicians react to budget speech 2021
After the 2021 budget speech was delivered, other local politicians shared their thoughts on the speech, namely the EFF's Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, Herman Mashaba.
Budget speech: Mboweni increases fuel levies, alcohol tax and social grants
Finance Minister, Tito Titus Mboweni announced many increases in tax and levies during the 2021 National Budget Speech delivered on Wednesday, 24 February.
EFF reveal application to unseal CR17 bank statements, SA responds
The Economic Freedom Fighters have revealed that its application to unseal the CR17 bank statements will be heard at the Pretoria High Court on 16 and 17 March.
Ramaphosa wants rich countries to donate vaccines to needy nations
President Cyril Ramaphosa has joined calls for 5% of vaccines to be donated from rich countries to needy nations, particularly those in the continent of Africa.
Exclusive: Expert gives insight ahead of 2021 National Budget Speech
Dr Krige Siebrits, senior lecturer at the Department of Economics at Stellies, spoke to about what to expect from Tito Mboweni's Budget Speech.
PE to Gqeberha: Government approves 13 name changes including airports
The South African government has approved and gazetted 13 different name changes in the country. Two of the name changes are airports and the others are towns.
Mbalula says Zuma will lose nothing by appearing at Zondo Commission
Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula shared his thoughts on former president Jacob Zuma and his appearance at the Zondo Commission through social media recently.