Weather Service warns heavy rains to continue in Gauteng until Monday

Heavy downpours are expected to continue in Gauteng this week, with the South African Weather Service (SAWS) warning the rains could last until Monday. SAWS issued a Yellow level 2 warning for disruptive rain on Wednesday that could lead to localized flooding in low-lying areas. This comes as flooding from heavy rains caused extensive damage […]

Western Cape to continue COVID-19 vaccine rollout planning despite AstraZeneca snag

Western Cape Government will continue with logistical planning for the phase one vaccine rollout despite the AstraZeneca vaccine rollout being suspended. On Monday, MEC for Health, Nomafrench Mbombo met and engaged with traditional health practitioners from Klipfontein at Lentegeur Hospital to share information on the COVID-19 vaccine. The province had over 8,300 active COVID-19 infections. […]

Flood warning issued for 3 provinces as heavy rains set to continue

Residents of three provinces have been warned to be on the alert for localized flooding as incessant rainfall is expected to continue. The non-stop rainfall has caused damage and flooding since tropical storm Eloise hit Mozambique over two weeks ago. The South African Weather Service’s forecaster Luthando Masimini said while the storm’s effects were initially […]

#FromTheFrontlines Healthcare workers at George Mukhari Hospital continue to strain under the immense pressure of the rise in Covid-19 admissions #Covid19inSA

As healthcare workers at George Mukhari Hospital continue to strain under the immense pressure of the rise in Covid-19 admissions, they plead with communities to wear their masks, keep hands clean and stay 1-2 metres away from others.  

EFF promises to continue the push for CR17 documents release

The EFF said on Monday it will continue to push for the CR17 documents to be revealed. The documents detail funding for President Cyril Ramaphosa‘s campaign to become ANC president. The EFF said at a media briefing it’s concerned Ramaphosa might be involved in dodgy deals meant to favour the elite few. The party is […]

COVID-19: Cabinet appeals to communities to continue wearing masks

The country’s cabinet has appealed to communities across the nation, in particular, township and informal settlement communities, to continue wearing masks as a way of minimizing the spread of Covid-19. This was announced by Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu during a media briefing today on the outcomes of the cabinet meeting held on Wednesday. […]

Heatwave to continue until later this week

The heatwave currently gripping Gauteng will only start easing later this week when a cold front hits the southern parts of the country. Several provinces, including Gauteng, are battling scorching temperatures – with the mercury reaching 37 degrees in some cities. However, a cold front is expected to hit Kwa-Zulu Natal and the Eastern Cape […]

CRL Rights Commission to continue Kwasizabantu Mission investigation

The CRL Rights Commission said it won’t stop investigating a church, accused of being a cult. It’s looking into allegations of human rights violations, rape and abuse by the Kwasizabantu Mission. On Wednesday, church leaders stormed out of the hearings – upset that the commission chair, Luka Mosoma wouldn’t recuse himself. “We would therefore ask […]

Govt and Nehawu to continue engagement on workplace issues

Government and the National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu) will continue engagement on a range of issues concerning collective bargaining and workplace conditions in the public sectoramid the Covid-19 pandemic, Nehawu has announced. This after a meeting hosted by President Cyril Ramaphosa with the national office-bearers of the public sector trade union on […]