Bheki Mlangeni Hospital to partially reopen on Wednesday

22 May 2019, 8:37 PM
The hospital in Soweto, Johannesburg, that caught alight on Monday, will partially reopen on Wednesday night.
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Bloemfontein CBD strewn with waste 24 December 2017, 4:05 PM

Mangaung Metro Municipality is failing to keep streets and public areas clean, as a result the Bloemfontein CBD is filled to the brim with waste.

Zuma to address old-age pensioners in Durban 24 December 2017, 2:02 PM

Hundreds of senior citizens have packed a large marquee at Savannah Park in Chatsworth south of Durban for an early Christmas celebration.

‘Dress an Orphan’ calls for society to help dress the needy 24 December 2017, 1:31 PM

Organisers of the 'Dress an Orphan' initiative have appealed to members of the public to assist them in their aim to clothe the less fortunate this Christmas.

One person killed, one injured in Umlazi 24 December 2017, 12:09 PM

KwaZulu-Natal police are investigating a case of murder and attempted murder after two people were shot in Umlazi Durban.

Cape Town water restrictions start in January 24 December 2017, 11:42 AM

Level Six water restrictions are expected to come into effect next month in Cape Town, limiting families to 10,500 litres of water per month or 87 litres per person daily

Beitbridge still experiencing heavy traffic volumes 24 December 2017, 10:05 AM

The Beitbridge border post near Musina into Zimbabwe was still experiencing heavy traffic volumes after midnight.

Policeman charged for ignoring court instruction 24 December 2017, 9:51 AM

A police sergeant stationed at Evander police station in Mpumalanga has been arrested for releasing a female suspect who'd been arrested for suspected theft.

Sadag announces helpline for depression victims over festive season 24 December 2017, 9:29 AM

The South African Depression and Anxiety Group (Sadag) has announced a 24 hour helpline during this holiday season. As the festive season is in full swing, for many it is a time of merriment and celebration but some are battling loneliness and depression. Sadag spokesperson, Dessy Tzoneva says there will be counselling available at all […]

University of Western Cape joins UCT in 8% fee increment 24 December 2017, 8:42 AM

The University of the Western Cape (UWC) has joined the University of Cape Town (UCT) in announcing an 8% increase in tuition fees for 2018.

Ethekwini Metro cop caught in a bribery scandal 24 December 2017, 6:50 AM

The Ethekwini Metro police department says it's investigating a video that shows a Metro policeman accepting money from a motorist in the Durban CBD.

Tourists commit to Cape Town water restrictions 23 December 2017, 7:29 PM

The festive season is in full swing and tourists have made their way to Cape Town. However, the Western Cape is still facing a devastating drought.

EC intends on reducing road fatalities 23 December 2017, 7:20 PM

The Eastern Cape Traffic Department is looking to lessen the number of road fatalities on the country's roads this festive season. In 2016, 211 people lost their lives on the province's roads.

Limpopo road fatalities are increasing 23 December 2017, 6:17 PM

The Limpopo Department of Transport has urged motorists not to drive when they are tired but rather stop and rest or switch drivers to ensure that they arrive at their destination safely.

Khoisan activists to spend Christmas in Union Buildings 23 December 2017, 2:49 PM

The four Khoisan activists who have been camping outside the Union Buildings since the beginning of December will spend Christmas in Pretoria as they patiently wait to meet the President or his deputy.

Most profiled appeal cases in 2017 23 December 2017, 2:30 PM

As 2017 draws to a close, the year has been a hectic one for the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein.

Phinda Shembe appointed as new Shembe church leader 23 December 2017, 2:02 PM

The new leader of the Thembezinhle faction of the Nazareth Baptist Church has finally been revealed as Phinda Shembe.

N West residence urged to be vigilant to avoid drownings 23 December 2017, 12:37 PM

North West Provincial Commissioner Baile Motswenyane has called on the public to avoid drownings during the festive season while relaxing next to dams, rivers and pools.

Motorists travelling on N4 urged to find alternatives amid heavy traffic 23 December 2017, 11:57 AM

Motorists travelling on the N4 toll road towards the Lebombo Border Post to Mozambique have been requested to use alternative routes to go through as queues are almost ten kilometres long.

Six die in Johannesburg crash 23 December 2017, 10:58 AM

Six people have lost their lives including a child when a minibus taxi in which they were travelling, crashed against the metal centre barrier on the M2 Highway, east of Johannesburg.

Mbalula calls on Whites to join police services 23 December 2017, 8:42 AM

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has appealed to young white South Africans to join the police service.

Motorists urged to adhere to road rules 23 December 2017, 8:27 AM

Traffic officials all over the country have urged motorists to be cautious and adhere to the rules of the road as heavy traffic volumes are continuing as holiday makers’ travel to various destinations for the Christmas holidays.

Khoisan activists continue with hunger strike 23 December 2017, 7:38 AM

The four Khoisan activists who have been camping outside the Union Buildings since the beginning of this month have vowed to continue with their hunger strike until their demand for an audience with President Jacob Zuma or his deputy Cyril Ramaphosa is met.

KZN crash caused by human error 23 December 2017, 7:23 AM

Traffic officials in KwaZulu Natal say preliminary results have shown that a fatal crash in the north of the province was caused by the driver losing control of the vehicle.

Traffic volumes increase on national roads 22 December 2017, 8:05 PM

The N1 and the Beitbridge border post between South Africa and Zimbabwe in Limpopo have started experiencing high traffic volumes.

University of Cape Town to increase tuition fee by 8% 22 December 2017, 8:02 PM

The University of Cape Town has announced an 8% increase in tuition fees, as well as an accommodation increase of 10% for residences, for 2018.

Khoisan activists adamant to meet Zuma or his deputy 22 December 2017, 7:36 PM

The four Khoisan activists who have been camping outside the Union Buildings since the beginning of this month will spend Christmas there waiting to meet with the President or his deputy.

Land reform a challenge to disadvantaged communities in EC 22 December 2017, 7:28 PM

The slow pace of land reform is also frustrating disadvantaged communities in the Eastern Cape. Land Reform Committees in the province are accusing the Rural Development and Land Reform department of dragging its feet with land acquisition programs. The committees made the call at an Imbizo discussing the “One Hectare One Household Programme”. The “One […]

Christmas gifts for senior citizens, child-headed families in eMpangeni 22 December 2017, 6:22 PM

Hundreds of senior citizens and child-headed families from the Empangeni area on the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast have been showered with Christmas gifts courtesy of the Umhlathuze municipality.

More SACCAWU members join Shoprite nationwide strike 22 December 2017, 3:25 PM

Members of trade union SACCAWU - working for Shoprite-Checkers in KwaZulu-Natal - have joined the national strike.

Police minister calls for white youth to join SAPS 22 December 2017, 3:16 PM

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula says the lack of interest in the police service by young white people in the country is concerning.