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Covid-19: SA achieves 75% recovery rate, KZN overtakes Western Cape slightly

Covid-19: SA achieves 75% recovery rate, KZN overtakes Western Cape slightly

By: News24Wire      12th August 2020 South Africa's Covid-19 recovery rate has increased to 75% – its highest to date and well above the global average of 62%. This means out of the... 

US Democrat Joe Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate

US Democrat Joe Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate

By: News24Wire      12th August 2020 Presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden announced on Tuesday that Kamala Harris will be his vice presidential running mate to try... 

Covid-19 claims 466 lives in just 9 days in the Eastern Cape

Covid-19 claims 466 lives in just 9 days in the Eastern Cape

By: News24Wire      12th August 2020 In what is probably the most devastating blow for the Eastern Cape in their fight against the pandemic, 466 people died of Covid-19 in just nine... 

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Van Rooyen only met Bobat once before offering post of special advisor, Zondo Commission hears

Van Rooyen only met Bobat once before offering post of special advisor, Zondo Commission hears

By: News24Wire      12th August 2020 The commission of inquiry into State capture has heard how Des van Rooyen only met Mohamed Bobat once prior to becoming finance minister, but later... 

High-flying Barrick Gold opens up exploration front in Japan

High-flying Barrick Gold opens up exploration front in Japan 

By: Martin Creamer     11th August 2020 High-flying Barrick Gold has established a gold exploration joint-venture front in Japan. “Japan has opened up its mining and exploration... 

Cape Town ordered to settle IPP dispute with Minister, but case can be re-enrolled if talks fail

Cape Town ordered to settle IPP dispute with Minister, but case can be re-enrolled if talks fail 

By: Terence Creamer     11th August 2020 The City of Cape Town, which approached the High Court in 2017 for an order allowing it to procure renewable energy from independent power... 

Fita says Supreme Court must pronounce on extent of Dlamini-Zuma's powers

Fita says Supreme Court must pronounce on extent of Dlamini-Zuma's powers 

By: African News Agency      11th August 2020 The Supreme of Court of Appeal needs to weigh in on the legality of the tobacco ban, in part to map the limits of the power held by Cooperative... 

 Cogta MEC does about-turn, denies he intended to dissolve Nelson Mandela Bay council

Cogta MEC does about-turn, denies he intended to dissolve Nelson Mandela Bay council

By: News24Wire      11th August 2020 In a surprising turn of events, Eastern Cape Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Xolile Nqatha said in court papers he never... 

NUM’s Paris Mashego dies

NUM’s Paris Mashego dies

11th August 2020 The National Union of Mineworkers national energy sector coordinator Paris Mashego has died, the union said on Tuesday. He served as the union’s... 

Niger expands emergency across region where aid workers were killed

By: Reuters     11th August 2020 Niger's government has extended a state of emergency to the entire region that surrounds the capital Niamey and suspended access to the giraffe... 

Macron: France to step up security for its citizens in Africa's Sahel region

Macron: France to step up security for its citizens in Africa's Sahel region

By: Reuters     11th August 2020 France will step up security measures to protect French nationals in Africa's Sahel region, President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday, two days... 

NYDA is the ANC's patronage vehicle - DA

NYDA is the ANC's patronage vehicle - DA

By: News24Wire      11th August 2020 Appointments to the National Youth Development Agency board were pre-determined by Luthuli House. That's according to the Democratic Alliance who... 

Zondo commission: Former Treasury DG to be cross-examined first after objection from Des van Rooyen lawyer

Zondo commission: Former Treasury DG to be cross-examined first after objection from Des van Rooyen lawyer 

By: News24Wire      11th August 2020 Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, chair of the judicial commission of inquiry into State capture, has granted a request that former Treasury... 

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