ANC, EFF support WHO’s stance on reopening of schools

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) says it has warned against using the reopening of schools as political football, while the governing African National Congress (ANC) has echoed sentiments of the World Health Organisation (WHO) that schools should only be reopened in the context of low community transmission rates of coronavirus.

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Municipal council taken to court over millions on COVID-19 campaign

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Six councillors from the Maquassi Hills local municipality based in Wolmaranstad in the North West, have taken their municipal council to court.

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Political parties describe Zindzi Mandela as a compatriot, fearless hero

Political parties have joined the rest of the country in paying tribute to South Africa’s Ambassador to Denmark, Zindzi Mandela.

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Government’s latest COVID-19 measures a distraction: Steenhuisen

DA leader John Steenhuisen has called the latest measures imposed by government to fight the surge in COVID-19 infections, a distraction from the real issue of the government’s incompetence.

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Ramaphosa likely to urge South Africans to take COVID-19 more seriously: Analyst

Political analysts believe Sunday night’s address by President Cyril Ramaphosa will focus on convincing South Africans to take the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic more seriously.

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Sol Plaatje Municipality hopeful of mayor’s recovery from COVID-19

The Sol Plaatje Municipality in Kimberley in the Northern Cape says it is optimistic that Mayor Patrick Mabilo will overcome the coronavirus.

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Manthata was an epitome of integrity and dedication: Bishop Mpumlwana

South African Council of Churches General Secretary, Bishop Malusi Mpumlwana has described struggle stalwart Tom Manthata as the epitome of integrity and dedication.

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Health Department and DA MP Gwarube in war of words over R10 million scooter project

The Health Department and Democratic Alliance (DA) MP, Siviwe Gwarube, are engaged in a war of words over the Eastern Cape’s R10 million scooter project.

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