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Covid-19: 1 129 new cases and 90 more deaths

11th May 2021 South Africa recorded 1 129 new Covid-19 infections by Monday and 90 more Covid-19-related deaths, taking the death toll to 54 825. In a statement... 

Claims I bought R36-million in properties through Prasa are lies, Lucky Montana tells Zondo

11th May 2021 Former Passenger Rail Agency South Africa group CEO Lucky Montana took to the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into State Capture - chaired by Deputy... 

Covid-19: Two new variants detected as SA records 1 778 more cases

10th May 2021 With concerns mounting over two new Covid-19 variants making their way to South Africa, the country has recorded 1 778 new cases. Gauteng has... 


Eastern Cape premier to take action against Magashule over stolen money claims

10th May 2021 Eastern Cape Premier Oscar Mabuyane has slammed embattled African National Congress secretary-general Ace Magashule amid claims that money stolen... 

ANC branches in KZN call for special conference amid Magashule's suspension

10th May 2021 African National Congress (ANC) branches in the eThekwini region have called for the immediate reinstatement of secretary-general Ace Magashule.... 

Zulu kingdom: Buthelezi says he is not aware of new contender to the throne

10th May 2021 Zulu traditional prime minister Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi has denied any knowledge that Simakade Zulu, the son of late monarch Zwelithini, was a... 

'We'll finally resolve District Six matter' – Ramaphosa at Ramadan gathering in Cape Town

7th May 2021 President Cyril Ramaphosa made a commitment during a Ramadan event in Cape Town that the government would "finally resolve the District Six... 

Public Protector's budget cuts will impact quality and speed of investigations

7th May 2021 The Office of the Public Protector, one of the entities mandated with what Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane calls the "mammoth task of rooting... 

Bathabile Dlamini faces resistance over calls for ANCWL to support Magashule

7th May 2021 A meeting of the African National Congress Women's League on Thursday night saw a fiery debate over whether it should march in support of ANC... 

Covid-19: 'Worrying increase in some districts', says Mkhize as SA records 2 149 new cases

7th May 2021 South Africa recorded 2 149 new Covid-19 cases and 46 deaths on Thursday. Health Minister Zweli Mkhize says the department has "noticed a worrying... 

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