The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture in Johannesburg will hear evidence related to the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) when Judge Tintswalo Makhubele takes the stand on Monday. Makhubele is accused of interfering in litigation between PRASA and a contractor, Siya Rail Solutions.
The South African Sentenced and Awaiting Trial Prisoners Organisation (Sasapo) is threatening to take Justice and Correctional Services Minister, Ronald Lamola, to court for violation of human rights over the delay in the release of at least 19 000 prisoners as announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa in May.
Opposition parties have called for an investigation into the COVID-19 contracts awarded in the Free State. The EFF accuses the provincial government of awarding tenders to politically connected individuals.
South Africa’s Olympic 400 metres champion Wayde van Niekerk tested positive for COVID-19 in Italy last week, according to the Gazzetta dello Sport newspaper.
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa), has described as disgusting and dismaying - allegations of corruption surrounding COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) tenders, amounting to millions of rands.
The South Africa Revenue Service (SARS) has sought to explain how its auto-assessment system operates - as it attempts to move more than 3 million taxpayers from physical filing to online filing. SARS has urged people to use their e-filing online system or mobi-app - as an option to file their tax returns this year.
The South African Union of Students has lambasted some educational institutions for failing to protect returning students. Thousands of students have gone back to campus following the Higher Education Department's decision to allow medical students and final year students to go back to school.
The wife of former cabinet Minister Malusi Gigaba has been released on bail. Norma Gigaba was arrested by the Hawks on Friday for alleged assault and malicious damage to property.
A woman remains in critical condition in hospital, after having contracted COVID-19. She has accused her employer, the Department of Public Works of refusing to allow her to work from home.
Police Minister Bheki Cele says drone policing will begin in the near future. The Minister has disputed that a number of officers might lose their jobs because of the implementation of drones to enhance policing.
Defence Minister, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, says the visuals showing South African National Defence Force (SANDF) officers smoking cigarettes live on air during the funeral of Andrew Mlangeni in Soweto left her embarrassed. She says what was particularly embarrassing was that these members were in uniform.
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in Gauteng are calling for lifestyle audits into everyone involved in procuring personal protective equipment (PPEs) for COVID-19.
The ANC Parliamentary Caucus has instituted and internal disciplinary process has against its Member of Parliament, Boy Mamabolo. This comes after Mamabolo threatened to shoot Sunday World Journalist, Ngwako Malatji.
The Department of Basic Education on Saturday released a revised school calendar, which shows that learners have 156 days for the year. According to the calendar, schools will resume on 24 August. There will be a one-week break from 26-30 October that will mark the end of the third term. The fourth term begins on 2 November, with Grades 1-11 closing on 15 December for the rest of the year.
The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Free State has called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to deal with, what they call, current ANC Secretary General Ace Magashule's web of capture in the province.
In reaction to the publication of the South African Police Service’s (SAPS) annual crime statistics report on Friday, Amnesty International South Africa is demanding justice for victims of gender-based violence and their families by calling on government to act with urgency.
Former president Thabo Mbeki has called on African National Congress (ANC) leaders to convene a conference to specifically deal with corruption as well as factionalism among party members. Mbeki was speaking at the funeral service of struggle stalwart Andrew Mlangeni.
Zimbabwe’s agriculture minister Perrance Shiri, a retired general who helped plot the ouster of Robert Mugabe in a 2017 coup, has died, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Wednesday.
The Department of Health says it welcomes the report on National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union’s (Nehawu) fact finding mission.
Eastern Cape Premier Oscar Mabuyane has conceded that corruption is derailing the provincial government's efforts to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
The ANC in Gauteng has confirmed that its Provincial Executive Committee will meet today to discuss the tender scandal involving Presidential Spokesperson, Khusela Diko. Diko has taken leave of absence amid a probe into the awarding of two contracts for the supply of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to Royal Bhaca Projects, a company in which her husband is a director.
Energy analyst Chris Yelland says the judgment by the High Court in Johannesburg regarding Eskom, will have an immensely negative impact on consumers and businesses.
Zimbabwe's stock market will resume trading next week after a state financial intelligence body concluded an investigation, but three stocks also listed on other exchanges, including Old Mutual, will remain suspended, the finance minister said on Tuesday.
The funeral service of struggle stalwart Andrew Mlangeni will take place at the University of Johannesburg, Soweto Campus on Wednesday morning.
South African actress Candy Moloi has passed away.
The number of coronavirus cases in South Africa has now accumulated to 459 761. The Health Ministry has also reported 190 new deaths, bringing the death tally to 7 257.
The relationship between Mamelodi Sundowns and Oupa Manyisa has come to an end. The club says it has decided not to exercise its option for an extension
The Deputy Minister of Employment and Labour, Boitumelo Moloi, says the government is committed to minimising the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on job losses. She was delivering her department's adjusted budget vote in the National Council of Provinces (NCOP).
The National Treasury says the R70 billion from the IMF will allow the government to provide relief where it is needed during the battle against coronavirus. The remarks come amid concerns from various quarters about the loan's impact on South Africa's sovereignty and whether the money will do what it is intended to do.
The South African Airways (SAA) Business Rescue Practitioners say they will not be having a meeting this week with creditors as government has met all its requirements for the restructuring of the airline.