South Africa

Limpopo Health MEC, Dr Phophi Ramathuba, has called for a change in behaviour after the province saw its highest number of new infections since the Coronavirus pandemic began.

Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, says while the fiscus will carry the burden of procuring the COVID-19 vaccine aimed at preventing the further spread of the virus and loss of life, government will reach out to medical schemes to make a contribution.

A suspect is expected to apply for bail in the Verulam Magistrates Court on Friday after he was arrested for illegal possession of Ivermectin, an animal drug not confirmed for COVID-19 infection management.

Eastern Cape MEC for Education Fundile Gade, has paid tribute to Head of Department, Themba Kojana for his dedication in transforming the education sector.

Government has expressed its sadness over the passing of former Deputy Minister of Defence, Mluleki Editor George.

South Africa has logged over 800 daily Coronavirus deaths for the first time since the outbreak, while new cases also hit a record high on Wednesday.

Gauteng Traffic Police have vowed to act against motorists who fail to abide by the rules of the road.

Eskom will implement stage 2 load shedding from 10pm to 5am for two nights, the power utility announced on Wednesday.

Government is working around the clock to fast-track relief and aid to residents of Masiphumelele and Taiwan informal settlements in Cape Town.

Time is running out to comment on the annual review and adjustment of the National Minimum Wage for 2021.

The Department of Sport, Arts and Culture has paid tribute to Iconic Setswana contemporary musician, Ntate Kori Moraba who released the classic wedding song "Tswang Tswang Tswang" 50 years ago.

South Africa recorded its second-highest daily death count since the pandemic after 513 people succumbed to COVID-19 on Tuesday.

President Cyril Ramaphosa, in his capacity as African Union (AU) chairperson, has commended the continent’s Heads of State and Government for their extraordinary leadership in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Durban Mayor Mxolisi Kaunda is currently isolating at home and remains in good health after testing positive for COVID-19.

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has paid tribute to the late National Teachers’ Union (NATU) President, Allen Thompson, who succumbed to COVID-19 related complications on Monday.


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