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Covid-19 update: Zwelithini says virus didn't cause GBV cases to spike
AmaZulu King Goodwill Zwelithini is adamant that, while lockdown worsened the situation, gender-based violence was an issue long before the Covid-19 pandemic.
Citizens protest service delivery, corruption as #VoetsekANC trends
South Africans have once again engaged in the virtual #VoetsekANC protest, lamenting the ruling party's failure to curb corruption and deliver basic services.
Zuma's foundation lashes out at Zondo after 'non-negotiable' dates set
Jacob Zuma's foundation has called for an intervention after Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo set non-negotiable dates for the ex-president's next appearance.
DA: ANC's SANDF jet flight to Zimbabwe cost SA over R260 000
The Democratic Alliance says that the ANC's SANDF flight to Zimbabwe has cost the nation over R260 000, calling on Treasury to break its silence on the saga.
Ramaphosa unapologetic: Announces plan to remove offensive monuments
President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a plan to remove or relocate some of the nation's more controversial monuments, adamant that he remains unapologetic.
EFF: No Heritage Day to celebrate when citizens remain landless
The Economic Freedom Fighters are adamant that citizens in South Africa cannot celebrate Heritage Day when the injustice of the past has yet to be corrected.
Sizwe Dhlomo weighs in on President Cyril Ramaphosa's illness
Sizwe Dhlomo has weighed in on President Cyril Ramaphosa's illness. The radio and television star took to Twitter to express that Ramaphosa looks super sick.
Jacob Zuma's support group accuses Zondo of being biased against him
Jacob Zuma's support group has accused Deputy Judge President Raymond Zondo of being biased against the former president. They said he is disrespecting Zuma.
Protestors march against foreign nationals in SA, they want them out
A group of protesters has marched against foreign nationals in South Africa. They want the foreigners out of the country for their alleged involvement in crime.
SANDF: General Solly Shoke warns army to stay away from politics
General Shoke of the South African National Defence Force has issued a warning to senior members after it was alleged they were planning to meet with the ANC.
R500k spent on each Covid patient at Nasrec field hospital, says DA
The DA is crying foul over the Nasrec Field Hospital, which cost about R350 million in total to build. Only 700 patients have been admitted to the hospital.
Dry Heritage Day: Bheki Cele says no to off-site alcohol sales
Police minister Bheki Cele has warned South Africans that alcohol sales on Heritage Day will not be allowed and that licensed booze sellers will be punished.
Fact check: You cannot buy an authentic matric certificate for 1k
The Department of Basic Education recently took to their official Twitter page to warn innocent people against paying money to obtain their matric certificates.
SA wishes President Ramaphosa a speedy recovery as he battles the flu
President Cyril Ramaphosa is reportedly fighting the flu. Mzansi has taken to social media to share messages of well-wishes and a speedy recovery for Ramaphosa.
Explainer: Doctor unpacks SA's lessons on Covid-19 from past 6 months
South Africans have endured the Covid-19 pandemic for the past 6 months. Dr Mark Holiday unpacks the lessons that have been learned during this difficult time.
Explainer: New bill seeks to expunge admission of guilt records
Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has confirmed that a bill is in advanced stages seeking to expunge criminal records for those who pay admission of guilt fines
Herman Mashaba thanks man who donated a building to his party ActionsSA
Herman Mashaba took to social media to thank a man for donating a building to his new party, ActionSA. Mashaba took to Twitter to express his gratitude to him.
DA - Ramaphosa must release jet report: ANC can't investigate itself
The Democratic Alliance wants President Cyril Ramaphosa to go public with a report detailing the ANC's controversial use of an SANDF jet, a possible abuse.
Today in history: SA parliament accepts Mbeki's decision to resign
Former South African president Thabo Mbeki officially resigned twenty-three years ago today. Mbeki had handed in his resignation after being recalled by the ANC
President Ramaphosa on bed rest after falling ill with common cold
President Cyril Ramaphosa is currently on bed rest with the Presidency confirming that he has fallen ill with the common cold and unable to attend engagements.
Minister Bheki Cele says farm murders are not a 'priority' crime
Police Minister Bheki Cele says that while farm murders won't be classified as priority crimes, authorities are doing everything possible to reduce incidents.
Gupta family liable for R105m bill after SARS uncovers false claims
The South African Revenue Service has hit the notorious Gupta family with a R105 million tax bill after an audit uncovered false claims made by the family.