SA public await coronavirus council decision on possible harder lockdown measures

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Members of the public are anxiously waiting to hear the outcome of today's National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC) meeting amid speculation of a pending hard lockdown.
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Shembe faction rebukes congregants over Vela Shembe’s death celebrations 25 November 2017, 5:00 PM

Members of the Ebuhleni faction of the Nazareth Baptist Church have been reprimanded by their leaders for embarking on a celebratory parade after the news of the death of Shembe leader Vela Shembe was made public.

Gender-based violence costs billions yearly 25 November 2017, 3:47 PM

Minister in the Presidency responsible for Women, Susan Shabangu says gender-based violence costs the country about R42 billion annually, according to police statistics.

KZN disaster teams on high alert following heavy rains warning 25 November 2017, 2:37 PM

The KwaZulu-Natal Cooperative Governance Department say their disaster management teams are on high alert after warnings that the province will experience heavy rains.

WATCH: The 15th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture 25 November 2017, 2:12 PM

Deputy Secretary-General of the UN, Amina J Mohammed delivers the 15th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture on Saturday.

WATCH: The Albert Luthuli Memorial Lecture 25 November 2017, 1:32 PM

The Albert Luthuli Annual memorial lecture is hosted by the University of KwaZulu-Natal and is being delivered by former Botswana President  – His Excellency Festus Mogae, on Saturday.

Cardiac specialists scarcity a worry at public hospitals 25 November 2017, 11:20 AM

A number of cardiac specialists have expressed concern about the dire shortage of specialists and resources to treat patients with heart-related illnesses at public hospitals.

WATCH: 16 Days of Activism Launch 25 November 2017, 10:50 AM

Minister of Women in the Presidency Susan Shabangu, launches the 16 Days of Activism against Women and Children Abuse at Nelson Mandela University in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.  

PPC satisfied with SABC board progress in Public Protector report 25 November 2017, 10:22 AM

The Portfolio Committee on Communications says they are satisfied with the progress made by the SABC board on the implementation of the recommendations in the "When Governance and Ethics Fail" report.

MKMVA wants burning of South African flag investigated 25 November 2017, 8:57 AM

Umkhonto Wesizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) members want more to be done about the killing of farmers and farm workers.

AfriForum to protest against farm murders 25 November 2017, 8:29 AM

Lobby group AfriForum will lead a protest march to the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Saturday morning to draw attention to farm murders and attacks throughout the country.

Zuma set to launch 16 Days campaign 25 November 2017, 7:08 AM

President Jacob Zuma launches the 16 Days of Activism Against Women and Children Abuse at the Missionvale campus of the Nelson Mandela University in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.

Festus Mogae visits Luthuli’s graveside ahead of lecture 24 November 2017, 8:56 PM

Former Botswana President Festus Mogae visited Albert Luthuli’s grave on Friday, a day before delivering the keynote address at the annual Chief Albert Luthuli Memorial lecture.

Wouter Basson challenges HPCSA’s decision 24 November 2017, 8:33 PM

Former apartheid chemical warfare expert Wouter Basson was in the Appeals Court on Friday. He wants the court to overturn a finding by the Health Profesional Council of South Africa (HPCSA) that stripped him of his license to practice medicine.

Manamela disputes findings of ill patients transported on bakkies 24 November 2017, 7:12 PM

Suspended Gauteng Mental Health Director Makgabo Manamela has disputed Health Ombudsman Malegapuru Makgoba's findings that some mentally ill patients were transported on open bakkies.

KwaZulu-Natal police launch campaign to protect people with albinism 24 November 2017, 6:14 PM

The police have launched a campaign in Manguzi, in far northern KwaZulu-Natal, to protect people with albinism.

Mpumalanga Health Dept accused of negligence 24 November 2017, 4:31 PM

The Department of Health in Mpumalanga has been blamed following the decomposition of bodies in a mortuary at the Themba Hospital in KaBokweni.

Black Friday fever hits SA 24 November 2017, 10:48 AM

Black Friday has turned blue for some shoppers at Canal Walk as they clamoured to enter the Game Store this morning, breaking a glass door at the entrance.

SCA sentences Pistorius to 13 years and 5 months 24 November 2017, 10:46 AM

The Supreme Court of Appeals has extended Paralympian Oscar Pistorius jail sentence from six year to 13 years and five months.

Nazareth Baptist Church leader Vela Shembe dies 24 November 2017, 10:40 AM

The leader of the Nazareth Baptist Church, Vela Shembe, has died.

Lesufi outraged by Diepsloot molester 24 November 2017, 10:24 AM

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has expressed outrage over the failure by a primary school in Diepsloot north-west of Johannesburg to alert his department about the alleged sexual assault of six learners.

Panayiotou sentenced to life imprisonment 24 November 2017, 10:18 AM

Christopher Panayiotou, who masterminded the abduction and killing of his wife Jayde, has been sentenced to life in prison by the Port Elizabeth High Court. The case comes to a close after mitigating and aggravating circumstances were heard on Thursday. The State argued that Panayiotou and Sinethemba Nenembe should get life sentences, and Zolani Sibeko […]

86 Cape Town families get back land 24 November 2017, 9:43 AM

Cape Town Mayor, Patricia De Lille, has officially handed over land in Bishops Court to 86 claimant families valued at about 100 million rand.

WATCH: Oscar Pistorius judgment 24 November 2017, 9:37 AM

The Supreme Court of Appeal, in Bloemfontein is delivering judgment in the prosecution's appeal to challenge the sentence imposed on convicted murderer and disgraced Olympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius.

‘Water cuts over municipalities’ debt can be avoided’ 24 November 2017, 9:28 AM

The Water and Sanitation Department says it will engage the National Treasury and the Co-operative Governance Department over escalating municipal water debt.

Manana complying with court orders 24 November 2017, 8:55 AM

Former Higher Education deputy minister Mduduzi Manana says he is complying with the court order after the Randburg Magistrate's Court in the north of Johannesburg found him guilty of assaulting three women at a Johannesburg night club in August.

Sentencing Day for Panayiotou 24 November 2017, 8:17 AM

The murder trial of Christopher Panayiotou, who masterminded the abduction and killing of his wife Jayde, will come to an end on Friday.

SABC board to brief Parliamentary Committee 24 November 2017, 7:51 AM

The SABC Board will on Friday brief the Portfolio Committee on Communications regarding several matters.

Graves desecration suspects back in court 24 November 2017, 6:33 AM

The Makuya periodical court outside Thohoyandou in Limpopo is expected to hand down judgement in the bail application by five men, suspected to be involved in the harvesting of human body parts today.

Pastor Omotoso’s lawyers push for his bail 24 November 2017, 6:15 AM

Nigerian Pastor, Timothy Omotoso's defence team is arguing the factual basis of the evidence used to deny Omotoso bail.

SCA to hand down judgment on Pistorius case 24 November 2017, 6:14 AM

The Supreme Court of Appeal, in Bloemfontein will on Friday deliver judgment in the prosecution's appeal to challenge the sentence imposed on convicted murderer and disgraced Olympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius.