SA records 12 348 new cases of COVID-19

10 July 2020, 9:48 PM
South Africa has recorded 12 348 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24-hour cycle, bringing the country’s total confirmed cases to 250 687.
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Two suspects in cannibalism case denied bail in KZN 14 December 2017, 7:31 PM

Two of the four suspects arrested for cannibalism were on Thursday denied bail by the Estcourt Magistrate’s Court in northern KwaZulu-Natal.

Body of missing teen boy found buried in Cape Town 14 December 2017, 7:01 PM

The body of 14-year-old Chad Isaacs has been found buried in a shallow grave in Symphony Way near his home in Delft on the Cape Flats.

Journalists reminded to uphold highest standards of ethics 14 December 2017, 5:40 PM

Ahead of the ANC's Elective conference which starts this weekend -media representative - SANEF- is reminding journalists to uphold the highest standards of ethics as prescribed in the Press Code and report without fear or favour.

Johannesburg man gets 13 years for acid attack on ex-girlfriend 14 December 2017, 3:33 PM

The Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court has sentenced 34-year-old David Khoza to 13 years in jail for kidnapping, stabbing and pouring acid on the face of his ex-girlfriend.

Cape Town man sentenced to 23 years for pre-meditated murder 14 December 2017, 2:33 PM

Cape Town police say a 31-year-old man from Grassy Park on the Cape Flats has been sentenced to 23 years imprisonment for murdering his own father.

SABC will continue with its normal programming 14 December 2017, 2:09 PM

The SABC says measures are in place to ensure it continues providing on-air television and radio programmes amid the workers strike.

Zuma to appeal NPA’s SCA court ruling 14 December 2017, 11:43 AM

President Jacob Zuma says he will approach the Supreme Court of Appeal, to appeal a High Court ruling that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa should be the one to appoint a new National Director of Public Prosecutions.

Retired Deputy Chief Justice to be honoured 14 December 2017, 11:02 AM

Retired Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke will on Thursday receive an honorary law doctorate at the Nelson Mandela University in Port Elizabeth, where he will be be honoured for the contribution he has made in the legal profession.

Two in court for assaulting traffic officer 14 December 2017, 9:58 AM

Two people who were arrested in Potchefstroom for assaulting a traffic officer are expected to appear at the local magistrate's court Thursday morning.

Cannibalism case back in court 14 December 2017, 9:42 AM

The Estcourt magistrate's court in the KwaZulu-Natal midlands, will on Thursday decide whether two of four accused arrested for cannibalism will be granted bail.

Movement laments ill-treatment of Khoi language 14 December 2017, 8:20 AM

The Khoisan Mass Movement have threatened to return to the Union Buildings in Pretoria if the presidency fails to respond to their concerns within seven working days. They demand among others, the recognition of the Khoi language as the first indigenous citizens of South Africa, the scrapping of municipal debts and government endorsement to allow them raise funds to build houses for the poor.

Weapons smuggler – bail plea continues 14 December 2017, 6:41 AM

The state is expected to argue its case on Thursday when the bail application of convicted Dutch weapons smuggler, Guus Kouwenhoven resumes in the Cape Town Magitsratre's Court.

Metrorail partially restores Cape Town services 14 December 2017, 6:14 AM

Metrorail in Cape Town says trains on the Central Line will run on a limited service on Thursday.

Amar Maharaj’s testimony in Moerane commission is said to be false 13 December 2017, 8:51 PM

Independent police investigative directorate’s Ethics Manager Amar Maharaj could face legal action for giving false information to the Moerane Commission, this according to IPID'S National Head of Investigations Matthews Sesoko.

Limpopo dept of health geared up for this festive season 13 December 2017, 7:01 PM

The MEC of Health in Limpopo Phophi Ramathuba has outlined her department's state of readiness during the festive season.

Religious groups protest in Parliament calling for sanctions against Israel 13 December 2017, 6:21 PM

Religious leaders and several NGO's led a march to parliament on Wednesday asking for downgrading of diplomatic ties with the state of Israel.

Several traffic officers arrested in Limpopo for alleged corruption and bribery 13 December 2017, 6:02 PM

A joint operation between the Road Traffic Management Cooperation and the Hawks in Limpopo has ended with the arrest of seven provincial traffic officials and the Greater Letaba municipal traffic officer.

Breytenbach judgment to be heard in Feb 13 December 2017, 4:14 PM

Judgment in the defeating the ends of justice and contravention of National Prosecuting Authority act case against former senior prosecutor and now Democratic Alliance MP Glynnis Breytenbach is to be delivered on 28 February next year.

Joint committee to address illegal immigration 13 December 2017, 4:02 PM

A joint committee is to be established to address illegal immigration within Johannesburg.

Vicky Momberg’s case postponed to January 2018 13 December 2017, 3:56 PM

Convicted racist, Vicky Momberg will atleast enjoy the festive season after her sentencing proceedings were postponed to next year.

Health workers embark on strike in Mpumalanga 13 December 2017, 3:52 PM

Trade union Nehawu in Mpumalanga has accused the Health Department of failing to improve working conditions in different health institutions in Bushbuckridge.

Defence in Doom prophet trial fail to block witnesses 13 December 2017, 1:37 PM

The defence in the assault trial of a self-proclaimed prophet who allegedly sprayed insecticide on congregants has failed to block two witnesses from testifying.

No water cuts for defaulting municipalities: Minister 13 December 2017, 1:27 PM

Water and Sanitation Minister, Nomvula Mokonyane says her department will not cut water supply to defaulting municipalities.

E Cape govt refutes claims over Mandela funeral 13 December 2017, 1:25 PM

The Eastern Cape government has rubbished the Public Protector's claims that the provincial government misappropriated R3 million during former President Nelson Mandela's funeral in December 2013. The damning report was released last week after three years of investigation. Provincial spokesperson, Sonwabo Mbananga says though they agree with the suggested remedial action cited in the report, they are not happy with some issues in the report. Mbananga says they they have written to the Public Protector informing them that they are seeking a legal review of the report. He says: "Where we differ with this report is the insistance that what we are talking about with regards to the total expenditure around the funeral is R300 million, that one is up rightly false." "As audited by the auditor general, the total expenditure of the funeral was R35.9 million. We have difficulty with some of the determinations and language in it which is why we have written to the public protector informing her that we seek to have a legal review of the report," adds Mbananga.

Operation Code 14 nabs 5 traffic officers in Tzaneen 13 December 2017, 12:18 PM

Five provincial traffic officers have been arrested for alleged bribery at Tzaneen in Limpopo.

Tornado relief efforts underway in Midvaal 13 December 2017, 11:23 AM

The Midvaal municipality is appealing for donations such as clothing, blankets and canned food for those affected by the tornado that ripped through the Mamello informal settlement in Vaal Marina, Gauteng on Monday.

Limpopo father accused of killing his child hangs himself 13 December 2017, 11:21 AM

A 28-year-old parolee arrested for allegedly stabbing his wife and children during a domestic row was found hanging in his cell at Makhado Correctional Centre, Limpopo police said on Wednesday.

Salem land claim ruling sparks mixed views 13 December 2017, 11:09 AM

There have been mixed reactions from the parties involved in the ruling handed down by the Constitutional Court over the land claim of Salem Community.

Phahlaane accuses Ipid of seizing documents illegally 13 December 2017, 10:09 AM

Former acting national police commissioner, Kgomotso Phahlane, has accused the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) of seizing documents from seven of his properties which do not form part of the scope of their investigation against him.

Victory finally for workers fired 23 years ago 13 December 2017, 9:34 AM

Former Midrand municipal workers will get their jobs back after being dismissed for participating in a strike action 23 years ago.