W Cape government urges employers, workers to adhere to COVID-19 safety regulations

31 May 2020, 10:28 PM
Western Cape Minister for Finance and Economic Opportunities, David Maynier, has called on all employers and employees to adhere to COVID-19 safety regulations as the country moves to Alert Level 3 on Monday.
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Political parties at loggerheads over Level 4 lockdown 9 May 2020, 8:03 PM

The display of unity among opposition parties when the lockdown was initially announced is fast dissipating.

DA in the Northern Cape slams provincial authorities for ‘withholding information’ 9 May 2020, 4:00 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Northern Cape has criticised the provincial Health Department for allegedly not being forthcoming with more detailed information regarding COVID-19 statistics in the province.

Mboweni tells Steenhuisen to ‘stay in his lane’ after lockdown comments 9 May 2020, 10:04 AM

Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni has slammed Democratic Alliance (DA) interim leader John Steenhuisen's call for the coronavirus lockdown to be phased out.

Exhibition in Hout Bay to honour Denis Goldberg 9 May 2020, 8:45 AM

Debbie Budlender, who runs the Denis Goldberg House of Hope in Hout Bay, says an exhibition celebrating the life and contributions of the late struggle statwart, will be set up in Hout Bay.

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Lockdown is doing more harm than good: DA 8 May 2020, 9:10 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) says the nationwide lockdown is doing more harm than the coronavirus itself in South Africa.  DA Interim Leader John Steenhuisen has called called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to rein in his ministers and says government's ban on the sale of cigarettes doesn't make sense.

FF Plus condemns the release of almost 19 000 prisoners 8 May 2020, 9:05 PM

The Freedom Front Plus (FF-Plus) has condemned the release of 19 000 prisoners on parole, saying it undermines the criminal justice system.

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Ramaphosa urges ANC members to follow in Goldberg’s footsteps 8 May 2020, 4:35 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa, who is also President of the African National Congress (ANC), has called on the party to follow in the footsteps of struggle stalwart, Denis Goldberg and lead with integrity, especially during this difficult time.

VIDEO: Denis Goldberg Memorial Service under way 8 May 2020, 2:59 PM

A memorial service for anti-apartheid struggle icon Denis Goldberg is under way. It is being streamed live due to COVID-19 lockdown restrictions.

Zooming with Zumas YouTube channel is aimed at eliciting public sympathy: Analyst 8 May 2020, 6:39 AM

The broadcast of conversations between former President Jacob Zuma and his son, Duduzane forms part of a political strategy aimed at, amongst others, eliciting public sympathy and targeting perceived opponents.

We have lost a great man, says Mlangeni about Goldberg 8 May 2020, 4:13 AM

Former Rivonia trialist, Andrew Mlangeni, says it is a pity that the COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown regulations overshadow a proper send-off for fellow struggle stalwart, Denis Goldberg.

Gauteng government takes Tshwane Municipality matter to ConCourt 7 May 2020, 9:56 PM

The Gauteng Provincial Government has petitioned the Constitutional Court in its appeal against the Pretoria High Court's decision to set aside the dissolution of the Tshwane Municipality.

National Assembly virtual meeting hacked by pornographic images 7 May 2020, 5:24 PM

The virtual meeting of the National Assembly's Programming Committee had to adjourn for a short time after it was hacked by pornographic images.

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DA conducts online interviews for George mayoral post 7 May 2020, 1:52 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has started online interviews for the position of mayor of George in the Western Cape.

Union Buildings staff member tests positive to COVID-19 6 May 2020, 4:25 PM

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CHANGE calls for reopening of religious gatherings during Level 3 lockdown 6 May 2020, 12:48 PM

The newly formed political party CHANGE has called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to allow churches and other religious institutions to open under level three of the lockdown regulations.

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DA accuses Free State government of selectively disseminating COVID-19 information 5 May 2020, 6:23 PM

The Democratic Alliance has accused the government of drawing a veil of secrecy on the screening and testing of the COVID-19 in the Free State.

VIDEO: DA discussion on growing unrest and hunger in the Western Cape 5 May 2020, 2:28 PM

The Democratic Alliance discussed the growing unrest and hunger facing the people of the Western Cape under the national lockdown. The party also deliberated on the approach the province has adopted to manage the COVID-19 pandemic. Full discussion is on the video below:

Zuma case postponed 5 May 2020, 11:45 AM

Due to the COVID-19 lockdown and travel restrictions, former president Jacob Zuma's corruption case has been remanded to the 23rd of next month.

President Cyril Ramaphosa
Ramaphosa lauds SA for adhering to lockdown regulations 4 May 2020, 12:39 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has applauded all citizens who have adhered to all regulations since the commencement of the nation wide lockdown.

Denis Goldberg’s online memorial service set for Friday 3 May 2020, 9:01 PM

The family of Denis Goldberg and the Denis Goldberg Legacy Foundation Trust have announced that the memorial service of the struggle stalwart will take place this coming Friday in the afternoon.

Prof Lumumba calls for African Unity 3 May 2020, 7:35 PM

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Family says Denis Goldberg not yet buried 3 May 2020, 5:02 PM

The family of struggle stalwart Denis Goldberg says his funeral arrangements will only be made in the next few days.

Nxesi orders employers to provide workers with PPEs 3 May 2020, 3:51 PM

Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi has ordered all employers to provide their employees with personal protective equipment in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19 claims life of second victim in Parly 3 May 2020, 5:19 AM

COVID-19 has claimed the life a second victim at Parliament. Mcedisi Gwanya was the bodyguard of the PAC leader Mzwanele Nyhontso.

Prof Lumumba to deliver lecture on Pan-Africanism amid the COVID-19 pandemic 2 May 2020, 7:07 PM

The United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has decried the poor leadership from World leaders during this COVID-19 crisis.

Western Cape to propose amendment of regulations for opening of economic sectors 2 May 2020, 10:13 AM

The Western Cape government says it will make proposals and submissions in the coming week to amend regulations in order to open up other sectors of the economy.

Western Cape government to petition for additional exercising hours 2 May 2020, 7:11 AM

Western Cape Premier, Alan Winde, says his government will petition for additional exercising time to prevent congestion in public spaces during allocated 6 and 9am hours.

DA’s court win not a victory for Tshwane residents: Analyst 1 May 2020, 7:45 AM

Political analyst, Lesiba Teffo, says the DA's court victory against Gauteng provincial government is not necessarily a victory for the people of Tshwane.

In conversation with Denis Goldberg 30 April 2020, 7:01 PM

Senior SABC News journalist Tebogo Alexander visited Denis Goldberg before his passing. Goldberg spoke about his life as an apartheid activist and what it meant to him to return to a free South Africa post-democracy.

Parties pay tribute to Rivonia Trialist Denis Goldberg 30 April 2020, 5:44 PM

United Democratic Movement leader Bantu Holomisa says it is a pity that Rivonia Trialist Denis Goldberg will not be given the high profile services he should receive, as the coronavirus pandemic ravages the world.