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KZN education dept slams 'fake' circular

The KwaZulu-Natal education department has dismissed a circular permitting the resumption of the use of schools for ...

Suthentira Govender
Senior reporter

Bloom refuses to retract criticism of suspended health MEC Bandile Masuku

DA spokesperson on health in Gauteng, Jack Bloom, said he will not retract a statement he made last week alleging ...

Gauteng takes disciplinary, civil action against officials over PPE ...

Gauteng has already initiated disciplinary steps and civil action against senior government officials implicated in ...

SA drops to 10th for Covid-19 cases as Argentina's infections surge

SA has dropped to 10th position on the Worldometers ranking of countries affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

Zimbabwe to gradually re-open schools from Oct 26

Zimbabwe will gradually re-open primary and secondary schools from Oct. 26 for all pupils, ending a break of seven ...

By MacDonald Dzirutwe

Zulu king warns politicians to unite against Covid-19 or face punishment ...

King Goodwill Zwelithini has urged politicians to unite in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic and gender-based ...

Caf medical official praises the PSL's bio-bubble plan that saw 2019-20 ...

The bio-bubble that allowed the Premier Soccer League (PSL) to complete its 2019-20 season has received high praise ...

By Marc Strydom

Henri Leconte supports decision to allow spectators at French Open

Former world number five Henri Leconte has concerns over rising novel coronavirus cases in France but has backed the ...

By Reuters

Zero tolerance for mask-dodgers in SA's skies

Under fire from passengers for being lax about passengers not conforming to mask wearing regulations on board their ...

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist

1,906 new cases of Covid-19 in past 24 hours

South Africa has more than 665,000 confirmed Covid-19 cases, health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize said on Wednesday.

By TimesLIVE

Western Cape now has fewer than 2,500 active Covid-19 cases

At the height of the provincial outbreak, at the beginning of July, there were more than 17,600 active cases and nearly ...

By TimesLIVE

Gauteng Health receives R322m in PPE donations

As the ANC in Gauteng mulls over the fate of health MEC Dr Bandile Masuku, his department has lauded stakeholders who ...

Cape Town couple in their 90s beat Covid-19

Neville Adams, 91, and his 90-year-old wife Iris were discharged from the Netcare N1 City Hospital in Cape Town ...

Suthentira Govender
Senior reporter

No off-site alcohol sales on Heritage Day, says Bheki Cele

Police minister Bheki Cele has clamped down on alcohol sales on Heritage Day, and issued a stern warning to licensed ...

Digital law expert has no privacy concerns about state's Covid Alert SA app

Social media law expert Emma Sadleir has allayed fears over privacy concerns related to government's Covid Alert SA app.

Suthentira Govender
Senior reporter

Corruption Watch 'deeply troubled' by trends in school and health sectors

Corruption Watch says there are “deeply troubling” trends of corruption at schools and within the health-care sector in ...

Corruption Watch sees whistle-blower reports spike during pandemic

Bribery, brutality and abuse of power are some of the key trends uncovered within the police service in the latest ...

Counsellors sent to Eastern Cape school where 102 pupils got Covid-19

The department of education has sent a team of counsellors to support the Ethembeni Secondary School community in ...

By Sivenathi Gosa

Bheki Cele to outline plan to combat GBV in hotspots

Police Minister Bheki Cele is set to provide details on a plan to combat gender-based violence and femicide in hotspot ...

By TimesLIVE

Court rules in favour of Post Office on pensions

The post office retirement fund has failed in its court bid to force the SA Post Office (Sapo) to continue making ...

Nigerian health workers end strike despite no coronavirus hazard pay

Nigerian health workers who went on strike in mid-September for a hazard allowance for treating coronavirus patients ...

By Reuters

'We can’t rest until we find a vaccine': Zweli Mkhize warns of possible ...

Health minister Zweli Mkhize has warned of a possible Covid-19 resurgence as the country moves to lockdown level 1.

Lockdown blues: here's what is still not allowed on level 1

Here's what is still not allowed or illegal during lockdown level 1.

'Wear an orange mask on Fridays to fight corruption'

The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation is taking a stand against Covid-19 corruption and has urged SA to show solidarity by ...

Covid-19 death toll stands at 15,953

Thirteen more fatalities related to Covid-19 were recorded on Sunday, bringing the death toll related to the pandemic ...

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