Sardines spotted off Port Edward coast

1 June 2020, 9:19 AM
Sardines have been spotted at Port Edward on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, and are expected to make their way to the Durban coastline.
Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane
More than half a million jobs in tourism industry at risk 30 May 2020, 10:19 PM

Tourism Minister, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane says 600 000 jobs are at risk of being lost if the tourism industry doesn't reopen fully by September this year.

Cele worried that sale of alcohol will burden enforcement under Lockdown Level 3 30 May 2020, 9:38 PM

Police minister Bheki Cele says he's worried that the sale of alcohol during Level 3 will further burden police trying to enforce lockdown regulations.

COVID-19 related deaths in SA climb to 643; 52% of them male 30 May 2020, 8:55 PM

Thirty-two more people have died from the coronavirus (COVID-19) in South Africa as confirmed cases climbed up to 30 967.

Gauteng braces itself for anticipated increase of COVID-19 infections 30 May 2020, 8:20 PM

Gauteng is bracing for an anticipated increase of COVID-19 infections.

Oscar Mabuyane
Eastern Cape Premier Mabuyane to self-isolate amid COVID-19 scare 30 May 2020, 7:41 PM

Eastern Cape Premier Oscar Mabuyane will quarantine after it had been discovered that a member of his core staff member had tested positive for COVID-19.

South Africa to observe a National Day of Prayer on Sunday 30 May 2020, 7:04 PM

Various religious groups are pledging their support for President Cyril Ramaphosa's call for a national day of prayer on Sunday 31 May 2020. They also called on leaders to find ways to spread the message without necessarily congregating. 

Bebou seals narrow Hoffenheim win over struggling Mainz 30 May 2020, 6:45 PM

Hoffenheim substitute Ihlas Bebou scored with almost his first touch as they beat Bundesliga strugglers Mainz 1-0 away on Saturday to boost their hopes of qualifying for European football next season.

EU urges US to reconsider decision to cut ties with WHO 30 May 2020, 6:35 PM

The European Union urged the United States on Saturday to reconsider its decision to cut ties with the World Health Organisation over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

VIDEO: Kubayi-Ngubane briefs the nation on Tourism Level 3 regulations 30 May 2020, 6:15 PM

The Minister of Tourism,  Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane is addressing the nation on regulations relating to COVID-19 Level 3 restrictions.

Traditional healer optimistic spread of COVID-19 will decrease by September 30 May 2020, 5:54 PM

A Limpopo traditional healer has appealed for calm as the country is grabbling with the spread of the coronavirus.

Macsteel denies making unilateral changes by reducing employee salaries 30 May 2020, 5:44 PM

Macsteel has denied unilaterally deciding to reduce the salaries of its employees by 20%. In a statement released on Friday, Macsteel said they respect the rights of their employees.

Minister Zulu launches Child Protection Week in North West 30 May 2020, 5:36 PM

Social Development Minister, Lindiwe Zulu has launched Child Protection Week at a children's home at Tlhabane, near Rustenburg, North West, on Saturday.

Professional surfers in KZN elated by amendment allowing them to resume surfing 30 May 2020, 5:09 PM

Professional surfers and open water swimmers in Durban are elated by the recent amendment allowing them to resume activities during level 3 of Lockdown.

HRC probes racism complaint after Dlamini-Zuma’s was depicted as a baboon 30 May 2020, 4:13 PM

The South African Human Rights Commission says it will investigate a racism complaint after a picture of a baboon was superimposed on the face of COGTA Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.

Limited domestic flights to operate under lockdown Level 3 30 May 2020, 3:43 PM

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula says domestic flights will be allowed to operate under lockdown Level 3 under strict health standards.

Artists can produce content for streaming: Mthethwa 30 May 2020, 1:54 PM

Sport, Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa says performing artists are allowed to produce their content in production playhouses for streaming, but only under strict lockdown regulations.

Cape Town Mayor requests the opening of beaches, parks and reserves during Level 3 30 May 2020, 12:30 PM

Cape Town Mayor Dan Plato says his office has written to Cooperative Governance Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma requesting the opening of beaches, public parks, and reserves during Level 3 of the lockdown.

Non-contact sport can resume under Level 3 lockdown: Mthethwa 30 May 2020, 11:27 AM

Sport, Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa says all professional non-contact sport can resume, however, without spectators under Level 3 of the nationwide lockdown.

South Africans urged to remain calm amid rising COVID-19 cases 30 May 2020, 9:48 AM

The Chairperson of government's Advisory Committee on COVID-19, Professor Salim Abdool Karim, has urged the public to keep calm in the face of the rising number of coronavirus cases across the country.

Employers intimidating quarantined workers could face criminal charges: Nxesi 30 May 2020, 8:13 AM

Minister of Labour and Employment, Thulas Nxesi, says employers who intimidate workers who have to self-isolate after being in contact with COVID-19 positive colleagues could face criminal charges for endangering their safety.

VIDEO: Weekly Global COVID-19 Wrap, 30 May 30 May 2020, 2:04 AM

In this week's Global COVID-19 Wrap, SABC News captures highlights from the African continent, Europe, Asia, and the Americas.

SA’s diesel stock inadequate: SAPIA 29 May 2020, 11:36 PM

The South African Petroleum Industry Association (SAPIA) says there is currently an inadequate stock of diesel in the country.

SA’s COVID-19 related deaths now at 611 29 May 2020, 10:11 PM

South Africa's COVID-19 deaths have climbed to 611 following 34 fatalities in the past 24 hours. The confirmed number of infections now stands at 29 240.

More clarity expected from Minister Mthethwa on resumption of non-contact sport 29 May 2020, 9:21 PM

Non-contact sporting codes in the country will get more clarity from the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa, on Saturday morning on the return of sport under lockdown Level 3.

UNISA conducts online exams for first time ever, some students feel overwhelmed 29 May 2020, 8:22 PM

The extension of the national COVID-19 lockdown declared by President Cyril Ramaphosa, has compelled tertiary institutions to make some far-reaching decisions regarding the 2020 May/June examinations.

Countries urged to remain vigilant as easing of lockdowns gains momentum 29 May 2020, 8:03 PM

The World Health Organisation has warned countries against the relaxing of lockdown measures too quickly.

Workers can refuse to go to work if they suspect non compliance: Nxesi 29 May 2020, 7:57 PM

Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi says workers have the right to refuse to go to work if they feel employers have not taken the necessary precautions to prevent the transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the workplace.

Mkhize warns of a possible spike in Western Cape cluster outbreaks during Level 3 29 May 2020, 7:33 PM

Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has warned that cluster outbreak infections could increase further in the Western Cape as the lockdown is eased.

INFOGRAPHIC | Regulations related to children during COVID-19 Level 3 lockdown 29 May 2020, 7:14 PM

Regulations relating to the movement of children in South Africa will be eased on Monday, 1 June 2020, as the country moves to coronavirus (COVID-19)  Alert Level 3.

Angie Motshekga
SGB associations and teacher unions call for postponement in reopening schools 29 May 2020, 5:35 PM

The National School Governing Body Associations together with teacher unions are calling for the postponement of the reopening of schools.