Cases of COVID-19 have climbed to 670 766 in South Africa after 1 268 infections were confirmed overnight. The Eastern Cape is leading with recent deaths - having lost seven locals to the disease.
A group of women and men, including victims of gender base violence in Mmakau village near Brits in the North west, are calling on government to harshly deal with the perpetrators of gender based violence.
The cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 667 049 with 1 861 cases identified.
The Western Cape Minister of Environmental Affairs, Anton Bredell, says recent seismic activity in Cape Town is no cause for panic. Two incidents of earthquake were experienced in Cape Town on Saturday night, about two hours apart.
Two boys have been buried after their bodies were found in Orange Farm, in the south of Johannesburg, last week. The bodies of eight-year-old Mpho Makondo and six-year-old Simphiwe Mncina were discovered metres apart.
Action SA leader, Herman Mashaba says little has been done by government to change the lives of the poor and vulnerable. This comes after his visit to Attridgeville Extension 19, where residents are still awaiting their RDP homes they were promised three-years-ago.
South Africa’s confirmed coronavirus cases have jumped to 657 627 with 2 055 new cases identified in the last 24 hours.
Scores of community members bid farewell to nine-year-old Boipelo Sesele at an emotional funeral service in Maokeng, Kroonstad in the Free State.
Minister of Higher Education and Training Dr Blade Nzimande says Ulundi and Vryheid are some of the gender based violence hotspots in northern KwaZulu-Natal. Nzimande was speaking during a visit to the Zululand district to attend the launch of health and wellness mobile clinics.
Butterworth residents in the Eastern Cape threaten to boycott the upcoming local government elections due to lack of water in the area.
The NGO, Missing Children SA, says there is a year-on-year increase of children going missing or being kidnapped in the country.
Regional Director for the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, says the downward trend of the coronavirus in South Africa is encouraging.
The National Union of Metal Workers and the Cabin Crew Association have announced they will be picketing outside SAA headquarters on Friday to demand funding for the airline be made available.
A wife in Botswana can now own land alongside her husband, President Mokgweetsi Masisi said on Thursday in a boost for women that rights groups called long overdue.
Embattled national carrier South African Airways (SAA) faces possible liquidation if creditors and government do not reach an agreement over funding for the implementation of the Business Rescue Plan.
The embattled City of Tshwane has suspended one of its senior managers for alleged irregularities relating to the appointment of catering service providers for homeless people during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Sibusiso Matshaya has been found guilty of raping six women, including four school girls, in and around Vereeniging in the Vaal.
The Reserve Bank has decided to keep the repo rate unchanged at 3.5%, meaning that the prime lending rate remains at 7%. Kganyago has cited volatile global economic and financial conditions as reasons for the decision.
Former Bidvest Wits coach, Gavin Hunt, has been appointed as the new head coach of Kaizer Chiefs. The Cape Town-born mentor will start his job immediately.
The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) Governor is announcing a Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decision about the repo rate.
Eastern Cape Health MEC Sindiswa Gomba will appear before the Special Tribunal of South Africa on Friday over allegations of irregularities in the procurement of controversial scooters worth R10 million. The SIU has alleged that the contract was "awarded in an unusual and unexplained haste".
Police in Mpumalanga have offered a R10 000 reward for information that could lead to the arrest and recovery of an undisclosed number of weapons stolen from the Badplaas police station in Mpumalanga.
South Africa's economy has shrunk by 51% in the second quarter of 2020. In the statement, Stats SA describes this as a severe punch in the gut.
Chairperson of the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo says he finds it odd there was outside interference on how the Eskom Board was run.
Eskom has suspended loadshedding from 8am this morning to 4pm this afternoon. However, power outages will resume at Stage 1 from 4pm until 10pm.
Eskom says Stage one loadshedding will resume on Tuesday morning from 08:00 – 16:00. Some believe the power outages will continue until December.
The music group Wacha Mkhukhu was formed in 2005. The name is derived from the Zion Christian Church (ZCC) choir which consists of males, called Mkhukhu.
Residents of Maokeng in Kroonstad, Free State, have joined hands in the frantic search for a missing nine-year- old girl.
The family of Nathaniel Julies says life will never be the same without him. Julies, who had a Downs syndrome was laid to rest on Saturday.
Offensive, disrespectful and racist - that's how some Black women have described an online advertisement by health and lifestyle retailer Clicks.