Long-distance transport to operate at full capacity in October

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula says long distance transport will be allowed to operate at full passenger capacity when it reopens on the 1st of October under level one of the lockdown.

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Ramaphosa commends those who are turning to traditional medicines for COVID-19 cure

President Cyril Ramaphosa has commended those seeking traditional medicinal techniques to help find a cure for the coronavirus.

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War of words erupt between Zuma and Zondo

A war of words has erupted between former president, Jacob Zuma, and State Capture Commission Chairperson, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo. This is over Zuma’s failure to appear before the commission. Justice Zondo has set down the 6th to 20th of November for Zuma’s appearance and warned that the dates are non-negotiable. Deputy Chief Justice […]

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South Africa is not truly free as long as women, children live in fear of violence: Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa says gender-based violence (GBV) is not part of South Africa’s traditions, customs or heritage during his 2020 Heritage Day virtual keynote address.

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Ramaphosa expresses pride in #JerusalemaChallenge

President Cyril Ramaphosa encouraged South Africans during his virtual 2020 National Heritage Day keynote address to continue celebrating unity and setting worldwide trends.

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Ramaphosa warns companies against ads with negative stereotypes

President Cyril Ramaphosa has used his Heritage Day message to warn companies against displaying advertisements that could send negative stereotypical messages.

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As COVID surges, UK to unveil new job protection plans

Britain’s finance minister will announce more job protection plans on Thursday, likely to include a new wage subsidy scheme, to stem unemployment in the pandemic-ravaged economy after existing safeguards expire next month.

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LIVE | President Ramaphosa virtually delivers Heritage Day keynote address

President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers the 2020 National Heritage Day keynote address under the theme: “Celebrating South Africa’s Living Human Treasures.”

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ByteDance applies for tech export licence in China amid TikTok deal talks

ByteDance has applied for a tech export licence in China as it races to seal a deal with Oracle Corp and Walmart Inc that it hopes will end the US government plans to ban its TikTok.

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SCA president demands Lungisa retract corruption utterances

The President of the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) Mandisa Maya, together with four other Judges of the SCA and Judge President of the Eastern Cape Division of the High Court, Selby Mbenenge have demanded that African National Congress (ANC) politician Andile Lungisa retract remarks he made last week when he handed himself to authorities to start his two-year sentence for assault.

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‘South Africans need something positive to look forward to’

Sports, Arts and Culture Deputy Minister Nocawe Mafu says South Africans need something positive to look forward to such as government assurance that efforts are being made to revive the economy, as the country marks Heritage Day.

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Transnet National Ports Authority celebrates 20th anniversary

Transnet Chief Harbour Master Captain Rufus Lekala says the Transnet National Ports Authority has made transformation its priority as the organisation celebrates its 20th anniversary.

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