South Africa

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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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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Sharpeville suspects in court on charges of possession of hijacked vehicles, unlicensed firearms and ammunition

Written by on 19 January 2021

On Thursday 14 January 2021, police arrested two suspects at a house in Sharpeville after discovering vehicles reported stolen in December 2020. A Mercedes Benz GLC SUV and a Mercedes Benz Sedan were confirmed to be vehicles sought by police in a case reported at Dawn Park SAPS. After searching the premises and the vehicles, […]

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LIVESTREAM: Minister Nzimande on reopening of tertiary institutions

Written by on 18 January 2021

Minister Blade Nzimande to host a media briefing outlining Cabinet decisions on plans for the reopening of the Post School Education and Training Institutions, the developments and contribution of Science and Innovation in the fight against COVID-19. Livestream courtesy #DStv403 JOHANNESBURG – Minister Blade Nzimande briefs media on the reopening of tertiary institutions amid COVID-19. […]

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Alcohol industry wants excise tax deferment

Written by on 18 January 2021

R8-billion has been lost in direct sales revenue due to the alcohol sales ban. And, that’s just from the wine industry. This is according to Non-Profit Company, Vinpro, which represents wine producers and cellars. Nandi Tshabalala talks to Vinpro’s Managing Director, Rico Basson. #eNCA JOHANNESBURG – The Alcohol industry wants excise taxes to be deferred until […]

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It will take years to fix Emfuleni’s problems, says administrator

Written by on 8 January 2021

Emfuleni residents are vowing to continue efforts to shut down the municipality. They’re accusing officials of corruption and are demanding basic services. On Thursday, residents closed down the Golden Highway through Sebokeng. #eNCA Courtesy #DStv403 JOHANNESBURG – It will take up to three years before Emfuleni’s service delivery issues are solved. This is according to […]

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