Churches found flouting lockdown rules will be shut down: Ramaphosa

28 May 2020, 10:15 PM
President Cyril Ramaphosa says churches found violating the lockdown regulations under the alert Level 3 will be closed down. The President made the remark during n an exclusive interview with the SABC News at his Hyde Park home, in Johannesburg, earlier on Thursday.
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No police among arrested heist suspects: Hawks 18 May 2018, 4:18 PM

The Hawks have disputed reports that a police officer is among the suspects arrested in a daring cash-in-transit heist in Boksburg, east of Johannesburg.

Legendary guitarist Phillip Tabane dies 18 May 2018, 3:58 PM

One of the greatest guitarists ever to come out of South Africa, Phillip Tabane of the Malombo Fame has died.

“Anti-gay pastor” found guilty 18 May 2018, 3:29 PM

A Cape Town Pastor who was found guilty of being in contempt of court for continuing to post homophobic remarks on social media, is adamant that he has been preaching the word of God.

SANBS encourages public to donate blood 18 May 2018, 2:52 PM

The South African National Blood Service (SANBS) says they only have blood supply for two days and they are urging people to donate blood.

Calls for Mduduzi Manana to resign 18 May 2018, 12:52 PM

The Commission for Gender Equality is calling on ANC MP Mduduzi Manana to resign from public office following allegations he assaulted his former domestic worker, Christine Wiro.

Gauteng recognises township businesses 18 May 2018, 11:58 AM

The Gauteng MEC for Economic Development, Environment, Agriculture and Rural Development, Lebogang Maile will announce the finalists of the 2018 Township Entrepreneurship Awards.

Infant mortality reaches its lowest in two decades 18 May 2018, 10:55 AM

According to research, the South Africa's infant mortality rate has been decreasing for almost two decades. It has dropped by 32% between 2002 and 2017.

Cash-in-transit heists up by more than 100% 18 May 2018, 9:33 AM

The South African Banking Risk Information Centre (SABRIC) says cash in transit heists have increased by more than 100%.

Search for Boksburg heist suspects continues 18 May 2018, 9:00 AM

Police are appealing to communities to help them track the remaining suspects involved in Thursday's daring cash in transit heist in Boksburg east of Johannesburg.

Vhembe TVET Colleges demand free education 18 May 2018, 7:11 AM

Students in various campuses of the Vhembe TVET College in Limpopo have disrupted lectures for more than a month. The students are demanding free education for all without conditions.

Medical doctor arrested for issuing fake medical certificates 18 May 2018, 6:34 AM

A medical doctor and her assistant from East London in the Eastern Cape have been arrested allegedly for issuing fake medical certificates to patients.

Aucamp resigns as Msimanga’s chief of staff 17 May 2018, 7:55 PM

Marietha Aucamp, the chief of staff in the office of Tshwane Executive Mayor Solly Msimanga, has resigned.

Nzima described as a brave man 17 May 2018, 4:27 PM

Speaker after speaker has described legendary photographer Sam Nzima as a brave man who was dedicated to his craft. Nzima’s former colleagues have shared some of the challenges they had to endure during apartheid. He passed away after a short illness last Saturday at a hospital in Nelspruit at the age of 83. Nzima was a […]

Five cash in transit heist suspects arrested 17 May 2018, 2:16 PM

Five suspects have now been arrested after two cash vans were attacked in Boksburg east of Johannesburg Thursday morning. Gauteng police commissioner Deliwe De Lange says even though cash in transit heists are on the increase, police are making some inroads. Police say a group of more than ten suspects bombed the cash vans before […]

MUT student murder case back in court 17 May 2018, 1:25 PM

The 23-year old man arrested in connection with the murder of a student from the Mangosuthu University of Technology will on Thursday appear in the Durban Magistrate Court for bail application.

Panayiotou, accomplices denied leave to appeal 17 May 2018, 1:02 PM

Murderer Christopher Panayiotou and his two accomplices, Sinethemba Nenembe and Zolani Sibeko, have been refused leave to appeal their convictions by the High Court in Port Elizabeth.

KZN police to monitor townships following threats to foreign shop-owners 17 May 2018, 10:30 AM

KwaZulu-Natal police will be closely monitoring some of Durban's northern townships after a local business association issued an ultimatum to foreign shop owners to pack up and leave by Thursday.

Ekurhuleni residents protest over land grabs 17 May 2018, 9:58 AM

Several roads in the Boksburg and Germiston areas in Ekhuruleni have been blocked off to traffic due to protest action by residents of the Goodhope informal settlement.

Police probe perjury accusation by Manana 17 May 2018, 7:59 AM

Police are investigating a perjury accusation by ANC MP Mduduzi Manana against his former domestic worker, Christine Wiro, among related cases.

Panayiotou awaits court decision over appeal 17 May 2018, 6:00 AM

Convicted murderer, Christopher Panayiotou will on Thursday hear whether  the Port Elizabeth High Court in the Eastern Cape will grant him permission or not in the application for leave to appeal his conviction.

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Gupta warrant of arrest still active: Hawks 17 May 2018, 5:45 AM

The Hawks say a warrant of arrest for Ajay Gupta is still active. This follows comments made by him during an interview with Indian media claiming his innocence. Ajay Gupta and his brothers is currently in Saharanpur in India.

Flags to fly at half-mast for Nzima 17 May 2018, 5:43 AM

A special provincial official funeral has been declared in Mpumalanga for the late veteran photographer, Sam Nzima on Saturday, May 26.

MEC sends condolences to families of KZN teenagers swept by floods 16 May 2018, 7:49 PM

The MEC for co-operative governance in the province Nomusa Dube-Ncube has extended condolences to families of three teenagers aged 14, 17 and 18 who were swept away by floods at uMlalazi.

Gigaba concerned about backlogs at Home Affairs offices 16 May 2018, 7:43 PM

With a budget of more than R7 billion, the Department of Home Affairs remains under resourced.

Motsoaledi receives Nehawu’s memorandum 16 May 2018, 5:36 PM

Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi who was tasked to receive Nehawu's memorandum on behalf of all departments, says those implicated in corruption must face the full might of the law.

W Cape residents protests demanding housing 16 May 2018, 3:19 PM

Several roads surrounding the Scottsdene Housing Office in Kraaifontein outside Cape Town have been closed to traffic due to violent protests in the area.

Municipalities debt to Eskom increase by 40% 16 May 2018, 3:11 PM

Power utility Eskom says a majority of the country's municipalities owe it a debt totalling about R13 billion.

Nehawu march under way in N West 16 May 2018, 2:27 PM

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union, Nehawu march is under way at Mahikeng in North West. Workers from the province and four other provinces including the Northern Cape and Limpopo are marching to the provincial legislature.

Police have appealed to the community to help with information that could lead to the arrest of the suspects who killed two girls in Johannesburg.
Manhunt launched after girls’ bodies found in Thokoza 16 May 2018, 1:58 PM

A manhunt is underway for the killers of two young girls whose bodies were found dumped in an open veld in Tokoza, east of Johannesburg.

One of the ‘Krugersdorp killers’ sentenced to 25 years 16 May 2018, 12:18 PM

One of the five so-called "Krugersdorp killers" has been sentenced to an effective 25 years imprisonment in the Johannesburg high court.