Deadline looms for renewal of expired licences during hard lockdown

29 July 2021, 7:21 PM
The Road Traffic Management Corporation has warned motorists that the deadline for the renewal of licences which expired between 26 March to 31 December 2020 is fast approaching.
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Cele dismisses rumours of animosity between him and Khehla Sitole 29 July 2021, 6:07 PM

Police Minister Bheki Cele says the relationship between himself and the National Police Commissioner Khehla Sitole, has not contributed to instability within the South African Police Service (SAPS).

SAOU concerned about number of teachers not yet vaccinated in Northern Cape 29 July 2021, 6:01 PM

Teacher's union Suid Afrikaanse Onderwysersunie (SAOU) in the Northern Cape has raised concerns with the number of teachers and support staff in the Education Department who have not vaccinated.

Case against six suspects accused of torching former Lily mine workers camping site postponed 29 July 2021, 5:06 PM

The Low's Creek Periodical Court near Barberton in Mpumalanga has postponed a case against six suspects accused of torching a camping site for former Lily mine workers and families of three people trapped underground.

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Khoisan entourage camping at Union Buildings remain resolute in demands to meet Ramaphosa 29 July 2021, 4:39 PM

Self-proclaimed king of the Khoisan, King Khoisan SA and his entourage say they will continue camping at the Union Buildings until President Cyril Ramaphosa meets them.

South Africa needs young people who are critical thinkers to stabilize the economy: Hellen Zille 29 July 2021, 4:03 PM

DA federal council Chairperson, Helen Zille says South Africa needs young people who are critical thinkers to stabilize the economy and other affairs of the country.

Former radio DJ Ngizwe Mchunu granted bail 29 July 2021, 1:23 PM

Former radio DJ Ngizwe Mchunu has been released on R 2000 bail  by the Randburg Magistrates' Court.

Six suspects accused of torching Lily Mine camp site to appear in court 29 July 2021, 12:39 PM

Six suspects accused of torching a camping site for Lily mineworkers and families of three people trapped underground in Low's Creek near Barberton in Mpumalanga are expected to appear in the Low's Creek Periodical Court.

Ngizwe Mchunu vows not to evade trial if released on bail 29 July 2021, 11:47 AM

Former radio DJ Ngizwe Mchunu has sworn under oath that he will not evade his trial if released on bail.

Residents living near landfill sites reminded of apartheid history 29 July 2021, 9:54 AM

Residents living near landfill sites say these solid waste facilities are a painful reminder of the apartheid Spatial Arrangement and the Group Areas Act. They have decried the fact that even post-1994, these stinking dumpsites are only built in black communities and low-income neighbourhoods. 

VIDEO: State Capture Inquiry 29 July 2021, 9:10 AM

The Commission holds virtual hearings to hear Law Enforcement Agencies related evidence from Col. Welcome Sithembiso Mhlongo.

Civic groups to march to Durban City Hall for justice in Phoenix massacre 29 July 2021, 7:21 AM

A coalition of civic groups is expected to march to Durban City Hall in KwaZulu-Natal on Thursday.

Five suspects expected to appear in the Ganyesa Magistrate Court for allegedly killing police officers 28 July 2021, 10:20 PM

Five suspects have been arrested in connection with the killing of two policemen who worked at the Mareetsane station in the North West.  On Wednesday, the burnt bodies believed to be that of the officers - were found at the back of the state vehicle they used. The two went missing on Monday evening.

Nelson Mandela funeral scandal trial date finally set 28 July 2021, 8:00 PM

A trial date in the Nelson Mandela Funeral Scandal has been set for the fifth of October 2021 in the East London High Court.

One suspect arrested in Alexandra following a riot at a Sandton construction site 28 July 2021, 5:46 PM

One suspect has been arrested in Alexandra township following a riot at a construction site in Benmore, Sandton, where a security guard was stabbed and his firearm taken.

Alleged unrest instigator Ngizwe Mchunu’s bail application postponed to Thursday 28 July 2021, 5:20 PM

The bail application of former radio DJ Ngizwe Mchunu has been postponed to Thursday at the Randburg Magistrate's Court in Johannesburg, Gauteng.

Two siblings accused of killing Limpopo Samwu leaders abandon bail bid 28 July 2021, 4:38 PM

Two of the three siblings who allegedly murdered two South African Municipal Workers' Union (Samwu) leaders, who were critical of municipalities investments in the collapsed VBS Bank, have abandoned their bail application in the Thohoyandou Magistrate's Court in Limpopo.

State opposes Mchunu’s bail application, supporters dance and sing outside court 28 July 2021, 12:14 PM

The state has opposed the bail application of former radio DJ Ngizwe Mchunu who is currently appearing in the Randburg Magistrate's Court north of Johannesburg.

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Community leader expresses shock at arrest of women for selling 4-year old daughter’s naked pics 28 July 2021, 11:40 AM

A community leader from Bonteheuwel in Cape Town has expressed shock at the arrested of one of the residents of the area for allegedly selling naked pictures of her four-year-old daughter on the Dark Web.

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Eastern Cape forging ahead with closure of dysfunctional schools 28 July 2021, 10:43 AM

The Eastern Cape government is forging ahead with the closure of dysfunctional schools. More than one thousand non-viable schools across the province will be affected.

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Collision between two heavy vehicles in the Karoo leaves two dead 28 July 2021, 8:40 AM

Two people have been killed in a collision between two heavy vehicles between Beaufort West and Leeu Gamka in the Karoo.

Western Cape police calls on communities with information regarding taxi violence to come forward 28 July 2021, 7:40 AM

Western Cape police are calling on communities in areas that have been affected by ongoing taxi violence to come forward with any information that would assist them with their investigations.

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Case regarding suspected fraud in former President Mandela’s funeral resumes today 28 July 2021, 5:44 AM

The case of former Eastern Cape Health MEC, Sindiswa Gomba, NCOP member Zukiswa Ncita, ANC regional chair Phumlani Mkolo, former Buffalo City speaker Luleka Simon Ndzele, and 11 other co-accused will be back in the East London Magistrate's Court today.

Alleged unrest instigator Ngizwe Mchunu expected to apply for bail 28 July 2021, 5:00 AM

On Monday last week, Mchunu handed himself over to police after a warrant for his arrest was issued for allegedly instigating violence during the unrest and looting that rocked KwaZulu-Natal and parts of Gauteng.

CGE calls for probe into the inhumane treatment of looters in Gauteng, KZN 28 July 2021, 3:46 AM

The Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) has called for a probe into the inhumane treatment of some looters in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal.

Five North West municipalities to be dissolved 27 July 2021, 9:55 PM

The North West provincial government says five of the province's municipalities, are among forty-five municipalities country wide that the national cabinet has resolved to dissolve.

Winde condemns taxi violence, calls for peaceful resolution to Cape Town route dispute 27 July 2021, 8:29 PM

Western Cape Premier, Alan Winde, has called on warring taxi associations in the province, CATA and CODETA, to resolve their differences peacefully.

Hostel dwellers’ organisation distances itself from social media posts urging people to attack Phoenix 27 July 2021, 7:35 PM

Ubunye BamaHostela spokesperson, Steve Thusi, says they have become aware of such messages on social media by people claiming to represent the organisation.

Frustration mounts as deadline draws near for motorists with expired licences and discs 27 July 2021, 4:05 PM

Frustration is mounting for motorists who are rushing to meet the end of August grace period deadline to renew their licences.

SAFPA offers burial help to families of Phoenix killings 27 July 2021, 2:29 PM

The South African Funeral Practitioners Association (SAFPA) has offered their assistance to bury victims of the unrest two weeks ago in the Phoenix area, north of Durban, in KwaZulu-Natal.

Phoenix violence victims, survivors urged to contact police 27 July 2021, 1:08 PM

KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Transport, Community Safety and Liaison Peggy Nkonyeni has urged families whose relatives are missing and survivors of the unrest to make contact with the police.