Umlazi community frustrated over ‘lack of transparency’ in food parcel distribution

Food Parcels

Umlazi residents in Durban, in KwaZulu-Natal, are outraged over the alleged lack of transparency in the distribution of food parcel vouchers by a local councillor.

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Vhembe District councillor arrested for allegedly intimidating mayors

Arrests

Thirty-eight year-old member of the Vhembe district municipal council in Thohoyandou in Limpopo has been arrested for allegedly intimidating two mayors.

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President Ramaphosa gives clarity on decision to ban tobacco sales

President Cyril Ramphosa has told Parliament that both submissions and medical literature were used when a decision to ban the sale of tobacco products was made.

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Lack of funding among the things constraining Western Cape’s COVID-19 fight: Premier

Western Cape Premier Alan Winde says a shortage of healthcare workers, a lack of testing kits and funding are constraining the province’s ability to respond optimally to the escalating coronavirus crisis it is facing.

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Eastern Cape government warns of disastrous consequences if tobacco sales allowed

The Department of Health in the Eastern Cape says the possible unbanning of the sale of tobacco products could have disastrous consequences for the province’s fight to contain the spread of the coronavirus. 

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Western Cape’s death toll from COVID-19 increases by more than 200 in a week

The COVID-19 death toll in the Western Cape has increased by more than 200 in the past week after another 53 deaths were reported in the province on Friday.

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Collins Khosa family calls on South Africans to unite, demand justice for his death

The family of Collins Khosa has called on South Africans to unite and demand justice over his killing. The family says they wish the same sense of outrage was displayed at his death compared to that of United States citizen George Floyd. 

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Investigations into Collins Khoza’s death far from closed: Defence Ministry

SANDF Members

The Minister of Defense and Military Veterans Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says no aspect of Collin Khosa judgment handed down in May 2020 will be appealed and that the SANDF will comply with the Court’s orders.

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Kimberley’s serial rapist sentenced to 441 years in prison

A 31-year-old serial rapist in Kimberley has been sentenced by the Northern Cape High Court to 441 years in prison for rape, robbery, attempted robbery and kidnapping.

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Hammanskraal residents protest against high crime in area

Police have fired rubber bullets to disperse protesting residents in Carousel View outside Hammanskraal, north of Pretoria. Residents barricaded the R101 route with burning tyres and debris.

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