Eastern Cape hosts second annual Midwifery Seminar

24 November 2019, 2:58 PM
The Eastern Cape is continuing with its drive to reduce its infant mortality rate. This as in South Africa an average of 32 babies out of every 1000 births die before they turn one-year-old.
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Man City banned from European competition for two seasons by Uefa 14 February 2020, 9:37 PM

English champions Manchester City have been banned from European competition for the next two seasons and fined 30 million euros ($32.53 million) by European soccer's governing body Uefa after an investigation into alleged breaches of Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules.

Another initiate dies at an illegal initiation school in Johannesburg 25 December 2019, 9:31 AM

Another young life has been lost at an illegal initiation school in Johannesburg. The 23-year-old man died on Christmas Eve at a school near Crown Mines in Johannesburg.

SA photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed ‘escapes’ from captivity 15 December 2019, 11:00 AM

Humanitarian group, Gift of the Givers says South African photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed is now a free man. The organisation says he escaped from captivity in Syria with the help of people who knew about his kidnapping.

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President fires Jiba, Mrwebi 26 April 2019, 12:44 PM

NPA's senior prosecutors Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi have been fired.

Cape Town train fire contained 21 April 2019, 5:31 PM

A fire has broken out on two trains at the Cape Town train station on Sunday afternoon.

State Capture inquiry to start in August 24 May 2018, 4:34 PM

Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo says the State Capture hearing will start in August.

SA Express flights grounded 24 May 2018, 2:14 PM

The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) has grounded all SA express flights. The  SACAA says it has suspended the Air Operator Certificate as well as the Certificates of Airworthiness of nine of 21 aircraft.

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Ashwin Willemse incident not racially motivated says SuperSport 21 May 2018, 8:36 PM

Pay channel SuperSport says according to their preliminary findings, the Ashwin Willemse incident on Saturday night was not racially motivated.

Van Breda guilty on all counts of murder, attempted murder 21 May 2018, 4:27 PM

Judge Siraj Desai has found Henri van Breda guilty on all three counts of murder - of his parents and brother - as well as the attempted murder of his sister.

Court rules De Lille remains mayor 15 May 2018, 2:05 PM

Patricia de Lille will remain mayor of Cape Town for now.

Bus strike finally over 14 May 2018, 6:01 PM

The month-long national bus strike is over. Unions are due to address media in Kempton park, Ekurhuleni about the details of the deal.

Suspended SARS commissioner served with disciplinary charges 4 May 2018, 3:13 PM

Suspended South African Revenue Service commissioner, Tom Moyane, will face violation of his duties and responsbilities charges.

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the media on the crisis and the residents' demand for the immediate removal of Premier Supra Mahumapelo.
Ramaphosa calls for calm in Mahikeng 20 April 2018, 8:47 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged residents of Mahikeng in the North West to remain calm. This as violent protests have engulfed the town, as residents call for Premier Supra Mahumaphelo to resign. Speaking to the media after calling an urgent meeting of the ANC leadership to address the violence, Ramaphosa has given the assurance that […]

Athol Trollip sees off Msimanga at DA congress 8 April 2018, 2:02 PM

Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip has retained his position as Federal Chairperson of the Democratic Alliance. Trollip won the tightly contested race against Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga. The more than 2000 delegates, that attended the congress, cast their votes at the 2018 Federal Congress in Pretoria on Sunday morning. The party also elected Ivan […]

DA constitutional amendment could oust Cape Town Mayor 8 April 2018, 11:04 AM

The Democratic Alliance Congress has resolved to amend section 6.2.6.3 of their constitution.

Brown resigns as ANC MP 1 March 2018, 12:36 PM

Former Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has resigned as ANC member of Parliament.

President Ramaphosa withdraws appeal against NPA boss leaving 23 February 2018, 6:29 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has withdrawn the President's appeal against a judgment of the North Gauteng High Court that said NPA boss, Shaun Abrahams should vacate his position.

Abrahams receives memorandum on Zuma prosecution recommendations 23 February 2018, 5:17 PM

NPA head, Shaun Abrahams, has received the memorandum outlining recommendations regarding whether former President Jacob Zuma should be prosecuted.

Ajay Gupta wanted, but not for Estina Dairy farm project “corruption” 23 February 2018, 1:53 PM

Acting Hawks head, Yolisa Matakata, says a warrant of arrest has been issued for Ajay Gupta - for corruption not related to the Estina Dairy farm project

One of Winnie Rust’s murderers apologises to her family 21 February 2018, 4:34 PM

One of the men convicted of killing well known Afrikaans writer Winnie Rust at Wellington in the Boland two years ago, has maintained in the Cape Town High Court that he was not present when the crime was committed.

SA consumers to fork out more at tills, Gigaba hikes VAT by 1% 21 February 2018, 3:08 PM

South African consumers will from April 1 be paying a little bit more at the tills for their goods and services. 

Govt commits to more social support for the poor 21 February 2018, 2:22 PM

Government has committed to stepping up efforts to improve the lives of the poor through increased expenditure on social support grants.

Gigaba allocates R57 billion towards fee free education 21 February 2018, 2:12 PM

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba says an additional funding of R57- billion will be allocated towards fee free higher education over the medium term.