Author: Constance Van Niekerk

SAPS applauded for a job well done

Written by on 23 January 2021

Johannesburg All photos from Make SA Safe   A cash-in-transit robbery on Friday the 22nd of January in Laanglagte ended in a bloodbath for those on the wrong side of the law as police officers pursued leading to a shootout that ended in the death of four suspects and one arrest.   Suspects are said […]

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Australia’s tour of South Africa to go ahead

Written by on 22 January 2021

CAPE TOWN: Cricket South Africa is confident Australia’s visit for three Tests will go ahead, with details set to “be finalised and announced in a week or so”, according to acting CEO Pholetsi Moseki. The full series will be played on the Highveld, with matches divided between SuperSport Park and the Wanderers, and the Irene […]

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Five dead in India vaccine plant fire, COVID drug unaffected

Written by on 22 January 2021

MUMBAI – Five people died as a fire tore through a building in the world’s biggest vaccine manufacturing hub in India, but the company insisted the production of drugs to counter the coronavirus pandemic would continue. Rescue workers discovered five bodies in the under-construction building after the blaze at the Serum Institute of India was brought under control, media reports […]

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SABC threatened with blackout

Written by on 22 January 2021

  JOHANNESBURG – SABC unions are threatening a blackout of all services from 11am on Friday morning if the restructuring and retrenchment processes are not halted. They also want the board to be dissolved.   Some staff members have already received retrenchment letters. Unions say their request of exactly how many workers will be affected has not been met. for the […]

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SA will get enough vaccines: Ramaphosa

Written by on 19 January 2021

An inter-ministerial committee has been set up to overlook the distribution of vaccines. President Cyril Ramaphosa has assured South Africans the country will get enough vaccines. He says money won’t be a problem. Our reporter Govan Whittles joins me for more on this. Courtesy #DStv403 JOHANNESBURG – President Cyril Ramaphosa has assured South Africans that the country […]

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Francis Muleso releases new single with PJ Powers

Written by on 19 January 2021

Francis Muleso, a South African-based, Malawi-born musician yesterday released a single, Thando Magic. A love song that features South African musical icon, Penelope Jane Dunlop (PJ Powers) affectionately known as Thandeka by her numerous fans. Muleso also featured Asanda Bam and Majisto on this newly released single, produced by award-winning composer, pianist, music producer and music […]

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Mabuyane: Eastern Cape COVID-19 infections are decreasing

Written by on 19 January 2021

F File: Emergency paramedics wearing a full COVID-19 coronavirus personal protective equipment (PPE). Marco Longari / AFP JOHANNESBURG – Eastern Cape Premier, Oscar Mabuyane, says the number of COVID-19 infections in the province is on the decline. Mabuyane says the recovery rate in the province now stands above 92-percent. For the the rest of this story, visit […]

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Report on racial profiling of doctors released

Written by on 19 January 2021

A bid by medical aids to block the release of a report on the racial profiling of doctors has failed.The Pretoria High Court has struck the matter from the roll, citing a lack of urgency. Inquiry Chairperson Tembeka Ngcukaitobi addresses the media. #eNCA Courtesy #DStv403 JOHANNESBURG – A bid by medical aids to block the release of a […]

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