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Lifeline South Africa says many people are facing mental health issues during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Uneasy calm in North West after violent protests 22 April 2018, 9:46 PM

There has been an uneasy calm in the North West province this weekend following three days of violent protests that started on Wednesday in the capital, Mahikeng.

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W Cape govt investigating allegations of stolen water 22 April 2018, 5:52 PM

The Western Cape Local Government Department is investigating allegations that water from the Boland meant for drought-stricken West Coast municipalities, is being stolen.

Police launch manhunt for alleged Hartswater racist farmer 22 April 2018, 3:07 PM

The community and family of a 35-year-old Hartswater man who has been hospitalised after a local farmer allegedly drove over him says they are disappointed that the farmer has not yet been arrested.

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Cosmo City, surrounding areas to receive 20 mobile classrooms 22 April 2018, 2:15 PM

The community of Cosmo City and surrounding areas will soon receive 20 new mobile classrooms to alleviate overcrowding.

Home Affairs declares war on long queues 22 April 2018, 1:18 PM

Home Affairs Minister, Malusi Gigaba, says the department is finalizing action plans to deal with problem areas they've identified at Home Affairs offices.

People stealing water in W Cape face fine up to R10 mil 22 April 2018, 12:42 PM

Western Cape Environmental Affairs MEC Anton Bredell says his department will investigate claims that some people are stealing water released from the Bergriver Dam in the Boland on Wednesday.

Two due in court over Moses Mabhida Stadium chaos 22 April 2018, 12:16 PM

Two suspects will appear at the Durban Magistrate's Court on Monday for public violence and destruction of property.

ANC should take decisive action against Mahumapelo: SACP 22 April 2018, 10:51 AM

The South African Communist Party (SACP) in the North West says the African National Congress (ANC) national leadership should take decisive action, expeditiously on calls for North West premier Supra Mahumapelo to step down.

Nigerian national burnt to death in Rustenburg 22 April 2018, 10:28 AM

A Nigerian foreign national has been burnt to death in Rustenburg in North West.

Four killed, eleven injured in Northern Cape taxi accident 22 April 2018, 9:13 AM

Four people have been killed and eleven others injured after a taxi rolled on the N14, about 10 kilometers outside Kathu in the Northern Cape on Saturday night.

NW Health Dept. welcomes SANDF Health personnel 21 April 2018, 10:05 PM

The North West Health Department has welcomed the arrival of the SANDF health personnel to the province to assist at health facilities particularly in Mahikeng.

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Land expropriation should be done within the constitution: Kganyago 21 April 2018, 9:24 PM

Reserve Bank Governor and chairperson of the Policy Steering Committee of the International Monetary Fund, Lesetja Kganyago, says the South African government has made it clear that any expropriation of land without compensation should take place within the constitution.

Cele returns to notorious Ngcobo Police station 21 April 2018, 7:57 PM

Minister of Police Bheki Cele returned to Ngcobo to assess progress made on improving the police station in the Eastern Cape Town.

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Search for missing Norwegian student Marie Ostbo continues 21 April 2018, 6:47 PM

The search continues for a missing 21-year old Norwegian student who disappeared from the Garden Route town of Sedgefield earlier this week.

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East Rand residents receive houses, title deeds… 21 April 2018, 6:30 PM

A group of Devon residents on the East Rand of Johannesburg received RDP title deeds on Saturday.

Cape Town International must be named after liberation icon: Transport Department 21 April 2018, 1:49 PM

The Transport Department says Cape Town International Airport must be named after a liberation icon who fought tirelessly against white supremacy and apartheid.

Skweyiya hailed for service delivery achievements 21 April 2018, 11:59 AM

Professor Stan Sangweni says the ANC stalwart Zola Skweyiya would not be happy with the violent unrest caused by the lack of service delivery in the country.

Cele to address alleged police racism during Mahikeng protests 21 April 2018, 11:54 AM

Police Minister Bheki Cele says they are going to take serious action against members of the police service who used racist language when dealing with public violence and malicious damage to property.

Mourners pay last respect to Archie Sibeko 21 April 2018, 11:43 AM

Mourners have gathered at Kwezana village in Alice in the Eastern Cape to pay their last respects to the late anti-apartheid activist, Archie Sibeko.

Government will draw inspiration from Skweyiya’s life: Ramaphosa 21 April 2018, 11:38 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa says in a world driven by greed, South Africa is comforted to know that there were people like Dr Zola Skweyiya who lived among us.

More arrests imminent in Correctional Services Department 21 April 2018, 9:07 AM

The Correctional Services Department has warned that more suspensions and arrests are imminent after three officials were suspended amid allegations that they assisted 16 detainees to escape from the Johannesburg Correctional Centre known as Sun City. Two officials were arrested on Thursday and appeared in court on Friday. They have since been granted bail of […]

Mourners bid farewell to Zola Skweyiya 21 April 2018, 8:37 AM

Minister in the Presidency Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma says Dr Zola Skweyiya's death is a great loss to the country.

Family to pay last respects to miners at mass funeral 21 April 2018, 8:36 AM

The mass funeral of five of the six Modikwa Platinum Mine employees killed when their bus was petrol-bombed earlier this month, will take place on Saturday. The funeral service will take place at a sports ground not far from where the incident happened in Driekop village in Burgersfort, Limpopo. Fetakgomo-Tubatse Mayor Chorris Phokane spoke at […]

Silence on Zuma’s child with a woman in her twenties 21 April 2018, 8:27 AM

Former president Jacob Zuma's family has remained mum on reports that he has fathered a child with a woman in her twenties from Ballito north of Durban.

Skweyiya funeral prompts road closures 21 April 2018, 8:07 AM

The Special Official Funeral for ANC stalwart and former cabinet minister, Zola Skweyiya, will take place in Pretoria on Saturday.

Uncedo, Border Alliance reach agreement to end taxi violence 21 April 2018, 7:59 AM

The Uncedo and Border Alliance taxi associations in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape have signed a binding agreement that will see both associations working together to ferry people.

WATCH: Dr Zola Skweyiya Funeral service 21 April 2018, 7:42 AM

The Funeral service for ANC Stalwart Dr Zola Skweyiya is underway at the CRC church at Silver Lakes East of Pretoria.

Catholic Church seeks to be more vocal on issues facing SA 21 April 2018, 7:15 AM

The Catholic Church wants to be more vocal on issues affecting the South African community just like it did during the apartheid days.

Security tight at CRC church ahead of Skweyiya’s funeral 21 April 2018, 6:38 AM

Security in an around the Christian Revival Church (CRC Church) in Pretoria is very tight on Saturday morning, ahead of Dr Zola Skweyiya's official funeral.

Zola Skweyiya hailed as a dedicated public servant 20 April 2018, 9:44 PM

Tshwane metro police have warned motorists to avoid the route between the Christ Revival Church on the corner of Solomon Mahlangu Drive and the Pretoria East Cemetery in Garstfontein Street on Saturday.