The Socio-Economic Rights Institute (SERI) says the government needs to act and stem the high level of violence metered out by law enforcement on the vulnerable.
Cape Town Mayor Dan Plato maintains that the Khayelitsha man, whose eviction is described as having highlighted the brutality of forced evictions, was clothed before police officers raided his shack.The remarks come as calls for accountability against the City mount over Bulelani Qolani’s inhumane treatment.
The son of a Democratic Alliance (DA) Western Cape Provincial Member of Parliament (MPL) has been accused of raping five school girls. The 17-year-old allegedly confessed on Instagram to one of the rapes.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced the easing of lockdown regulations against restaurants and personal beauty care services including salons.
Sixteen people, including senior police officers and an alleged underworld kingpin, have been arrested in connection with fraud and corruption.
Youth Day was a sad occasion for the family of slain 25-year old Naledi Phangindawo, as she was laid to rest at Mossel Bay.
The arts community is mourning the death of Cape Town dancer and choreographer, Kirvan Fortuin. 28-year-old Fortuin was stabbed to death at a house where he was with friends.
The first week of the reopening of schools has been marred with disruptions ranging from the closure of schools to protests.
South Africa’s latest COVID-19 cases now stand at 55421. 48 new deaths have also been recorded, bringing the total to 1210.
KwaZulu Natal Education MEC Kwazi Mshengu says the three schools that have been temporarily closed in the province due to teachers who tested positive for COVID-19 are being decontaminated and will reopen soon.