Fraud case against former CEO of Lepelle Water Board in Limpopo postponed to January

18 October 2021, 2:36 PM
Phineas Legodi and his co-accused, including four board members, a businessman and two companies, are alleged to have irregularly awarded a R45 million tender to a company belonging to one of the accused, Matome Sefalafala.
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Three men accused of involvement in Phoenix violence back in court next week 2 October 2021, 8:22 AM

Brothers Dylan and Ned Govender as well as Jeetendra Jaikissoon were in court yesterday. They have been charged with murder and attempted murder after they allegedly attacked five unarmed men as they were walking down a suburban road.

Ramaphosa expresses optimism at expected turn out of people who will vaccinate this weekend 2 October 2021, 7:57 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed optimism that people will turn out in their numbers to vaccinate this weekend.

Unions join forces to fight Sibanye Gold 2 October 2021, 7:11 AM

The country's four mining trade unions The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU), Solidarity and UASA, have joined forces to fight Sibanye Gold management's steadfast refusal to give in to their wage demands

Traditional and religious leaders urged to help government endorse vaccinations 2 October 2021, 2:25 AM

Deputy President David Mabuza has called on traditional and religious leaders to help government get more people vaccinated against COVID-19.

Load reduction won’t stop as long as communities continue with electricity theft: Eskom 1 October 2021, 8:08 PM

Eskom says it will not stop load reduction as long as communities continue with electricity theft.

1 635 new coronavirus cases recorded in SA 1 October 2021, 8:00 PM

1 635 new COVID-19 cases have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2 904 307.

LGE 2021 | A look at previous service delivery protests in Gauteng ahead of local government elections 1 October 2021, 6:20 PM

As government and political parties gear up for the polls, SABC News looks back at previous service delivery protests that have plagued municipalities and districts, starting with the Gauteng province.  

SAHRC orders six education MECs to address lack of sanitation and water at schools 1 October 2021, 3:40 PM

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has ordered six education MECs to address the lack of sanitation and water, including the use of pit toilets at schools.

KZN police officers arrested in connection with death of suspect in custody granted bail 1 October 2021, 3:21 PM

The three police officers who handed themselves to the Independent Police Investigative Directorate at the Durban Central Police station this morning, have been granted bail of R3 000 each by the Durban Magistrate's Court.

Three more Durban officers hand themselves over to IPID for alleged murder of suspect in custody 1 October 2021, 11:00 AM

Three more police officers handed themselves to the Independent Police Investigative Directorate at the Durban Central Police station on Friday morning.

Improved service delivery we fought for is falling short of expectations: Khutsong residents 1 October 2021, 7:35 AM

The community of Khutsong near Carletonville in the west of Gauteng says the improved service delivery they fought for when they objected to being incorporated into the North West is falling short of expectations.

Anglican Church of SA finds Reverend Booysen not guilty of sexual assault 1 October 2021, 7:00 AM

The Anglican Church of Southern Africa has found Reverend Melvin Booysen not guilty of sexual assault.

South Africa moves to Alert Level 1 lockdown 30 September 2021, 8:37 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced South Africa's move to Alert Level 1 lockdown from midnight today

VIDEO | President Ramaphosa address on latest COVID-19 response 30 September 2021, 8:02 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa is giving an address on the government's latest response in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. Ramaphosa last addressed South Africans a fortnight ago, when he moved the country to adjusted lockdown alert level 2. 

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Timol’s family say country’s justice system has failed them 30 September 2021, 6:43 PM

The family of late anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol says they have been failed by the country's justice system.

Municipality in Mpumalanga blames inadequate water supply on aging infrastructure 30 September 2021, 5:55 PM

The Executive Mayor of the James Moroka Local Municipality at Siyabuzwa in Mpumalanga, Rhoda Mathabe, says inadequate water supply to communities is due to aging water infrastructure.

Northern Cape Economic Development Dept yet to decide fate of officials involved in 2011 diamond fraud 30 September 2021, 5:37 PM

The Northern Cape Department of Economic Development is yet to make a decision on three of its senior officials who are charged with fraud, contravention of the diamonds Act and the Public Finance Management Act.

President Ramaphosa to address the nation tonight on developments in COVID-19 30 September 2021, 5:05 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation at 20h00 today on developments in the country’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

AmaZulu King Misuzulu kaZwelithini says divisions around the throne not new 30 September 2021, 4:56 PM

AmaZulu King Misuzulu kaZwelithini says the attacks by some members of the royal family are directed at him and not at the throne. He was speaking at a meeting to address the ongoing feud related to the succession to the throne.

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Hawks swoop on high ranking education official in the Eastern Cape 30 September 2021, 4:34 PM

An Eastern Cape Department of Education senior official, her brother and her husband are currently appearing at the Zwelitsha Magistrate's Court on charges of fraud and money laundering.

Mpumalanga residents march to Kendal Power Station demanding economic opportunities 30 September 2021, 2:30 PM

Communities in and around eMalahleni in Mpumalanga have marched to the Kendal Power Station demanding to be considered for economic opportunities.

Anban Pillay among those expected to receive a suspension letter 30 September 2021, 1:28 PM

The Department of Health has confirmed that the Deputy Director-General responsible for Health Regulations and Compliance, Dr Anban Pillay, will be among those receiving a suspension letter on Thursday.

Buffalo City motorists and residents urged to be vigilant amid rainy conditions 30 September 2021, 1:02 PM

The Buffalo City Metro in the Eastern Cape has warned motorists and residents to be vigilant amid rainy conditions.

Six department of health employees to be suspended over Digital Vibes saga 30 September 2021, 12:30 PM

Health Minister, Dr Joe Phaahla, has announced that action is being taken against six more employees in the Department of Health who were implicated in the Special Investigating Unit report into the Digital Vibes saga.

Hawks arrest high-ranking Eastern Cape education official linked to tender corruption 30 September 2021, 11:45 AM

The Hawks have arrested a high-ranking education official linked to a fraud investigation worth millions of rands.

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West Rand municipal council to consider declaring Merafong City local municipality a disaster area 30 September 2021, 11:26 AM

The West Rand District municipal council is expected to convene on Thursday to consider declaring the Merafong City local municipality a disaster area.

VIDEO | Health Ministry responds to SIU report findings and recommendations 30 September 2021, 10:55 AM

The Ministry of Health responds to the findings and recommendations contained in the Special Investigating Unit report into the Department`s award of National Health Insurance media campaign and subsequent COVID-19 communications to Digital Vibes. LIVE STREAM 

Metro Police monitor Pretoria protest 30 September 2021, 10:46 AM

The Tshwane Metro Police are monitoring the situation in the capital's CBD after residents blocked Kgosi Mampuru Road between the Kgosi Mampuru Prison and Visagie Street as well as in front of Tshwane House in Johannes Ramakgoase Road.

Mangaung Service Delivery Forum suspends total shutdown 30 September 2021, 10:00 AM

The Mangaung service delivery forum has resolved to suspend the total shutdown.

Four year old girl killed in Cape Flats shooting 30 September 2021, 9:28 AM

A four year old girl has died after being caught in crossfire of an alleged gang-related shooting in Cape Town.