The number of coronavirus cases across the world continues to increase rapidly.
On Monday, former SARS boss Tom Moyane will cross-examine Minister Pravin Gordhan when the inquiry into state capture resumes in Johannesburg. Moyane will be allowed to question the Public Enterprises Minister on a few issues regarding his 2018 testimony at the commission.
Drought stricken Northern Cape farmers are still waiting for their share of a R36 million drought relief fund. This as small and emerging farmers in KwaZulu-Natal call for help as some of them have, respectively, lost more than 30 cattle as a result of the drought.
A 36-year-old man has been arrested for the brutal murder of a three-year-old child in Thembelihle, Estcourt, in the KwaZulu-Natal midlands.
Former chairperson of the General Council of the Bar of South Africa, Vuyani Ngalwana SC, wants President Cyril Ramaphosa to testify before the State Capture Commission. He has written to commission chairperson, Justice Raymond Zondo, regarding this.
Police Minister Bheki Cele has vowed to root out criminal activities and police officers believed to be working with criminals in Osizweni township in Newcastle, in northern KwaZulu-Natal. Cele led police raids at drug dens and roadblocks in the area.
The Supreme Court on Monday is set to take up President Donald Trump’s unprecedented and contentious effort to exclude illegal immigrants from the population totals used to allocate US House of Representatives districts to states.
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) has given the SABC until noon on Monday to respond to their demands or face intensified strike action. The union wants an immediate end to the retrenchment of 400 permanent staff and the withdrawal of redundancy letters that have already been issued to some workers.
Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Minister, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, has appealed for calm as traditional leaders battle it out with government over the closing of initiation schools.
Former deputy president Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka will deliver the 2020 Chief Albert Luthuli Memorial Lecture on Saturday afternoon. It will be held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in Limpopo has given tomato producer, ZZ2, 21 days to respond to its memorandum that demands improved working and living conditions for the company's farm workers.
Johannesburg Mayor and former African National Congress (ANC) treasurer in the Greater Johannesburg region, Geoffrey Makhubo, has told the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture that it is not unusual for a Black-owned company to donate money to the ANC from funds made from government tenders.
Americans defied pleas from state and local officials to stay home for the Thanksgiving holiday in the face of the surging coronavirus pandemic, triggering fresh warnings from health officials with the release of vaccines still weeks away.
The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in Bloemfontein has overturned the conviction of the two men who were jailed for murdering 15-year-old Matlhomola Mosweu in Coligny, in the North West, in 2017.
Relatives of the late Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates goalkeeper, Senzo Meyiwa, say they are disappointed that the case of the five men accused of his murder has been postponed yet again.
South Africa has recorded 2 493 new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the past 24-hours. This brings the total number of cases to 772 252.
Gender activists say unemployment and alcohol abuse are some of the main contributing factors to the increase in intimate partner violence in South Africa. They say men tend to compensate for their lack of employment by physically and sexually abusing their partners.
What a difference a year makes. In 2019, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was basking in the adulation of a Nobel Peace Prize and his country’s economy was expanding at nearly 10%. Now, the government says its tanks are about to besiege a rebellious regional capital, and growth has collapsed.
The board of South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has extended the suspension of the Section 189 process for a further 30 days. This will enable consultations with unions and government to continue.
The National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union (Nehawu) says its members are overworked due to understaffing, insufficient Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and medicines following a sharp increase in the number of COVID-19 infections and hospitalisations in the past two weeks.
South Africa has recorded 2 270 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the national total of infections to 767 679. In a statement, Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize says a total of 20 903 deaths have now been recorded in South Africa.
United States President-elect Joe Biden will announce the first of his Cabinet appointments on Tuesday and is planning for a scaled-down inauguration due to the coronavirus pandemic, aides said on Sunday, as he lays the foundation for his new administration despite President Donald Trump's refusal to concede.
Civilians in the capital of Ethiopia's Tigray region should "save themselves", a spokesman for the federal military has said, amid plans to surround Mekelle with tanks and warnings that the rebel stronghold could be shelled.
International Relations and Cooperation Minister, Naledi Pandor, is calling on the Sunday Independent to retract the allegations that the South African and Malawi governments helped Sheperd Bushiri flee to his home country of Malawi.
Tshwane Executive Mayor, Randall Williams, has conveyed his condolences to the families of the three boys whose bodies were found in a storm water drain in Hammanskraal, north of Pretoria.
EFF leader Julius Malema has chastised people who ask for assistance from the party but fail to choose it on the ballot paper. He urged the community of Mofulatshepe in Smithfield to stop voting for the governing party because "Mandela’s ANC no longer exists."
The embattled KwaSizabantu Christian Mission in Kranskop, northern KwaZulu-Natal, says it has been vindicated in a report by a legal panel the institution appointed to investigate allegations of abuse, rape and money laundering.
South Africa has recorded 2 646 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the national positive total to 765 409. Gauteng still has for the most cases provincially, accounting for 30.4% (232 856) of total cases.
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni says the decision by two ratings agencies, Fitch and Moody's, to downgrade the country further into junk is a painful blow to the country as it will have immediate implications for borrowing costs and constrain government's budget.
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) says it is continuing with its strike action against retrenchments at the SABC. The union launched a full-blown strike on Friday following days of lunchtime pickets.