Gauteng finishes 16 000 vaccine batch ahead of schedule

Over 16,000 healthcare workers in Gauteng have received the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Covid-19 vaccine. In a statement, the provincial government said all its allocated vaccines had been administered ahead of the scheduled 14 days, set by the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC). Earlier on Friday, Premier David Makhura, together with health MEC Nomathemba […]

Former police officer sentenced to 16 years for kidnapping and drugs

A former police official attached to the Protection and Security Services (PSS) unit, Moleboheng Precious Mohasoa, aged 29, and her co-accused appeared in the Bloemfontein Regional Court yesterday, 22 February 2021, for sentencing on drug-related and kidnapping charges. They were sentenced to 15 years on a count of kidnapping and 12 months for drug dealing. […]

All 16 accused in Ace Magashule’s corruption case granted bail

All 16 accused in ANC Secretary-General, Ace Magashule‘s corruption trial have been granted bail. The case has been moved to the High Court, and pre-trial proceedings are to commence on 11 August.   ANC’s Secretary-General finds himself embroiled in allegations of corruption, fraud and money laundering. #Magashule is now inside – a handful of supporters […]

More than 16 000 learners still looking for school placements, says Angie Motshekga

With schools reopening on Monday, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has revealed there were still thousands of pupils were still waiting to be placed. Addressing the media on Sunday Afternoon, Motshekga said the demand for space in schools, especially for Grades 1 and 8, remains a challenge. “All provinces, are experiencing a high demand in […]

Cop among 16 arrested for possession of illicit cigarettes and drugs

Sixteen suspects in Limpopo are in police custody after they were caught in possession of illicit cigarettes and drugs. A police constable is among the suspects who were arrested in the sting operation in the early hours of Saturday morning. The police’s Moatshe Ngoepe said items recovered during the arrest include two motor vehicles, one […]

Man accused of killing Brendin Horner was arrested 16 times for different crimes

One of the men accused of murdering farm manager Brendin Horner had been arrested 16 times previously and was found guilty and sentenced for stock theft on four different occasions. This was revealed by Police Minister Bheki Cele, who, along with State Security Minister Ayanda Dlodlo, visited the family of Horner who was allegedly murdered […]

Idols SA Season 16 contestant Jerodine Madlala pregnant

Idols SA Season 16 contestant Jerodine Madlala has a bun in the oven. Sunday World has revealed that the show’s viewers will see a bump in her tummy when the velvet-voiced singer, who has made it to the top 16, struts her stuff in a live performance that will be beamed today. In a candid […]

Confirmed Covid-19 cases in SA climb to 670 766, death toll at 16 398

Another 22 people died of Covid-19 in South Africa over the past 24 hours, bringing the number of Covid-related deaths to 16 398 in the country as of Sunday, according to Health Minister Zweli Mkhize. Seven of the deaths were reported in the Eastern Cape, five from KwaZulu-Natal, two from Gauteng, five from the North […]