Family of late community activist Andries Tatane yet to recover from their loss 10-years on

13 April 2021, 5:45 AM
The family of the late Ficksburg community activist, Andries Tatane, is yet to recover from their tragic loss, on this day ten years ago.
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Scotland Informal Settlement dwellers in Coligny lament lack of flushing toilets 12 April 2021, 11:00 PM

According to reports released by StatsSA in April 2021, suggest that there is an increase in bucket toilets in the Free State and North West in 2019 compared to 2018.

Mkhondo farmers accused of killing job seekers remanded in custody 12 April 2021, 9:15 PM

Organisations representing farm dwellers and workers around Mkhondo are calling on the Piet Retief Magistrate's Court in Mpumalanga not to grant bail to the four men accused of killing two farm dweller.

Masuku concerned court didn’t address oversight issue in SIU report ruling 12 April 2021, 7:30 PM

Former Gauteng Health MEC Bandile Masuku says he has noted the judgment of the High Court in Pretoria over the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) report that led to his dismissal in October last year. Masuku says he welcomes the court's conclusion that he is ‘not accused of corruption or nepotism.

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Mamahule residents in Limpopo protest over lack of service delivery 12 April 2021, 6:00 PM

Residents of Mamahule outside Polokwane in Limpopo are angry that they have been excluded from the service delivery budget of the Polokwane Municipality.

DUT online registration extended to Friday 12 April 2021, 5:10 PM

The Durban University of Technology (DUT) has confirmed that online classes for all first-year students begun on Monday.

Kimberley residents left frustrated due to water disruptions 12 April 2021, 12:58 PM

Diamond City residents in Kimberley have been left frustrated due to water disruption caused by the critically low water level of the Newton reservoir.

Court dismisses Masuku’s bid to overturn SIU report 12 April 2021, 12:50 PM

Former Gauteng Health MEC Bandile Masuku has failed in his court bid to have the report of the Special Investigating Unit on him overturned.

Protest outside court ahead of murder case in Mpumalanga 12 April 2021, 12:31 PM

A group of people wearing t-shirts from different political parties are chanting slogans outside the Piet Retief Magistrate's Court in Mpumalanga, ahead of the appearance of four people accused of murder.

Two more to appear in court for Upington cash-in-transit heist 12 April 2021, 11:52 AM

Two more suspects are expected to appear in the Upington Magistrate's Court on Monday in connection with the cash-in-transit heist that took place in Upington last Tuesday.

Cape Town approves building plans worth R16 billion despite lockdown 12 April 2021, 8:51 AM

The City of Cape Town has approved over 17 000 building plans worth R16 billion during the past year despite COVID-19 lockdowns.

President Ramaphosa could possibly suspend Hlophe: Expert 12 April 2021, 7:01 AM

Constitutional law expert Advocate Paul Hoffman says there is a possibility that President Cyril Ramaphosa will suspend Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe, now that the Judicial Services Commission tribunal has found him guilty of misconduct.

Suspects in farm security officer’s murder to appear in Brits court 12 April 2021, 5:41 AM

Three suspects are expected to appear in the Brits Magistrate's Court in the North West today on a charge of murder and house robbery.

SA posts 932 new coronavirus cases, 66 deaths on Sunday 11 April 2021, 9:39 PM

The total number of coronavirus cases in South Africa currently stands at 1 558 458, while 53 322 South Africans have so far lost their lives to the virus.

Tuberculosis remains a huge problem in Eastern Cape 11 April 2021, 9:22 PM

Covid-19 has ravaged the Eastern Cape, claiming more than 11-thousand lives in the province. At the same time, tuberculosis remained a huge problem.

Frustrated Malebogo residents slam education department for incomplete school 11 April 2021, 8:13 PM

Residents of Malebogo at Hertzogville, in the Free State, say they've been undermined by the provincial education department because a primary school building project, which began six years ago, is still incomplete.

Drought-stricken Little Karoo farmers receive humanitarian aid 11 April 2021, 8:01 PM

About 150 farmers and their workers from Ladismith in the Little Karoo have received drought and humanitarian assistance.

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City of Cape Town plans to provide permanent housing to Masiphumelele fire victims 11 April 2021, 6:31 PM

More than 4 000 people were left homeless in December last year, when the fire tore through the informal settlement, near Fish Hoek in Cape Town.

KZN Premier engages with farmers, farm dwellers in Newcastle amid tensions 11 April 2021, 6:05 PM

The KwaZulu-Natal premier Sihle Zikalala says there's a lack of trust between farm dwellers and government in Newcastle, north of KwaZulu-Natal.

Judge Hlophe’s conduct to affect public confidence in SA’s judicial system: Legal expert 11 April 2021, 3:51 PM

A legal expert has warned that Western Cape  judge president, John Hlophe's conduct will seriously affect the public's confidence in the country's judicial system.

Five killed, nine injured in Eastern Cape crash 11 April 2021, 9:37 AM

Five people have died and nine others sustained injuries after two vehicles collided near Xhorha in the Eastern Cape, on Saturday.

Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe found guilty of gross misconduct 11 April 2021, 8:59 AM

Western Cape Judge President, John Hlophe, has been found guilty of gross misconduct - after the Judicial Conduct Tribunal announced that he had breached a provision of Section 165 of the Constitution.

Voter registration continues across parts of SA ahead of May by-elections 11 April 2021, 7:59 AM

Voter registration will continue on Sunday in parts of the Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, Limpopo, KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga ahead of by-elections on May 19.  

SA records 1 285 new COVID-19 cases, 30 deaths 10 April 2021, 10:07 PM

South Africa has recorded 1 285 new coronavirus infections and 30 fatalities in the last 24-hour cycle. The total number of infections is now 1 557 527, while the death toll has risen to 53 256.

Saturday marks a year since Collins Khosa’s death 10 April 2021, 9:15 PM

Collins Khosa was assaulted, allegedly by soldiers, who had been patrolling the streets during the hard lockdown.

Incredible, powerhouse and compassionate some words used to describe the late Dr van Zyl 10 April 2021, 8:36 PM

The van Zyl family has issued a statement, asking for privacy as they mourn the former Kaya FM radio presenter.

Minister Didiza reassures Mpumalanga farmers ‘there will not be eviction’ amid tensions 10 April 2021, 8:28 PM

Farmers in Mpumalanga have appealed to the Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Department to come up with ways of reducing tensions on farms. 

Phiri siblings still struggling to get their IDs from Home Affairs 10 April 2021, 5:09 PM

The North West Home Affairs Department has come under heavy criticism for failing to assist two young men who have been struggling to get their identity documents for years.

Maile promises to get Mhlahla family home rebuild by next month 10 April 2021, 4:31 PM

An Atteridgeville family, whose house was accidentally demolished by the Red Ants in 2017, will have their house rebuild by the end of next month.

Government extends education assistants’ contracts by another month 10 April 2021, 4:09 PM

The assistants were employed in December last year, as part of the Presidential Employment Stimulus programme. The aim is to mitigate job losses, in light of the coronavirus pandemic. 

Voter registration weekend expected to run smoothly ahead of by-elections in KZN 10 April 2021, 1:49 PM

The IEC in KwaZulu-Natal is optimistic that voter registration will run smoothly this weekend ahead of the May 19 by-election.