Mpumalanga premier, Refilwe Mtsweni-Tsipane, has come under fire after she was seen without a mask during the funeral of Minister in the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu, at Emalahleni in Mpumalanga, on Sunday afternoon.
Severe winds and heavy rains wrecked thousands of buildings, ruined crops and displaced almost 7 000 people in Mozambique over the weekend, officials said in their first detailed report on the disaster.
The Vhembe District has been hard hit by the floods, with several houses and cars submerged.
Some funeral undertakers in the North West say they can no longer cope with the high number of funerals they are handling daily. They say the pre-COVID weekly number of three to four, has jumped to over five.
The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Transport says it is on high alert following threats and allegations of disruptions within the freight industry.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says the passing of the Minister in the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu, has shocked people into stopping the constant bickering that has been dividing the country.
South Africa has recorded 12 271 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the country’s total cases to 12 271. The death toll has climbed to 40 574 after 498 new deaths were reported.
The family of legendary Jazz musician Jonas Mosa Gwangwa, has described the late music maestro as a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, friend and mentor.
Tributes continue to pour in for jazz musician, Jonas Gwangwa. He has been described as a creative genius, kind and humble.
The United States is closely watching the more infectious variant of COVID-19 after British officials warned that it may also be more deadly, US National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins said on Saturday.
Mpumalanga has put measures in place to mitigate the impact of heavy rains expected to hit large parts of the province as a result of tropical storm Eloise.
The internationally revered jazz artist, composer and musical director has enthralled audiences around the world with his artistry for over 40 years.
The Italian data privacy watchdog ordered video app TikTok on Friday to block the accounts of any users in Italy whose age it could not verify following the death of a 10-year-old girl who had been using the Chinese-owned app.
Tributes are pouring in for well-known veteran entertainer, Alvon Collison.
Ugandan soldiers working as part of a peacekeeping force in Somalia have killed 189 al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab fighters in an attack on one of their camps, the Ugandan army said.
The police in Mpumalanga have appealed to communities to help them track and arrest the murderers of the chairperson of the Ndzundza Mabhoko Tribal Council, Andries Mbangwa Mahlangu. Mahlangu was fatally shot at his parents' home on Saturday evening.
Several areas in the Vaal are still drowning in raw sewage, putting people and animals at risk.
The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture is expected to resume on Monday and will hear testimony from Gavin Craythorne, a long term contractor to Alexkor and to a mining Joint Venture between Alexkor and the Alexander Bay community.
Traffic flow is normalising at the Beitbridge Border Post following weeks of heavy congestion, even described by some as a humanitarian crisis.
Some South Africans, among them health care workers, have mixed feelings about a COVID-19 vaccine. The country is due to receive its first batch of the vaccine this month.
Democratic-led efforts to impeach United States President Donald Trump for a historic second time gained momentum over the weekend, although it looked far from certain whether enough Republicans would back the move with just days left in his term.
The Free State government says plans are at an advanced stage to have the iconic Waaihoek Wesleyan Church in Bloemfontein declared the world heritage site. It is where the then South African Native National Congress, now the ANC, was formed in 1912.
The EFF's Mbuyiseni Ndlozi says he will lay a criminal charge against Police Minister, Bheki Cele, on Monday.
The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has expressed concern over, what it terms, the deteriorating human rights situation in Uganda ahead of parliamentary and presidential elections.
Presidential spokesperson Khusela Diko is facing a disciplinary hearing for alleged failure to disclose all her financial interests.
The President of the African National Congress (ANC) and South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, has condemned human rights violations in Africa.
The late National Coordinator of the Traditional Healers Organisation (THO), Phephisile "Temagcamane" Maseko has be laid to rest in Malalane, east of Mbombela, in Mpumalanga.
Pope Francis said on Saturday people working against democracy must be condemned whoever they are, and lessons should be learned from this week’s attack on the US Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump.
Soldiers and police in the northern Ethiopian city of Mekelle have expressed concerns about insecurity, with one saying women were raped this week, after the city fell to federal forces during a war late last year.
Mobile phone operator, MTN, says the vandalism of network infrastructure towers is hurting the ailing South African economy even further.