Health Department unclear on when third wave will hit SA – Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize

Amid growing fears of a third wave of Covid-19 infections amongst South Africans, Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize on Friday said that his department did not know when the third wave could hit the country, but said maintained it remained a big risk. The Department of Health (DoH) also announced that South Africans would be […]

AA says Minister Mbalula’s Easter road safety stats don’t add up

The Automobile Association (AA) says the transport department’s 2021 Easter road safety statistics do not add up. Earlier this week Minister Fikile Mbalula announced that 235 people were killed on the country’s roads during the Easter break. Mbalula says this is a 9.6% decline from 2019. However, the association said the figure of just over […]

Former security minister David Mahlobo denies receiving cash to bribe judges

Former State Security Minister David Mahlobo profusely denied receiving R21 million that was allegedly set to bribe judges. Mahlobo told the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture that the allegations had been made to further political interests. The things said to implicate me by the witnesses are just claims; the three witnesses are on record […]

Former Minister of State Security David Mahlobo to testify at the #StateCaptureInquiry

The Zondo Commission hears evidence from former Minister of State Security, David Mahlobo. The Commission is also expected to hear former Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s application for leave to cross-examine his estranged wife, Norma Mngoma. Mngoma is also expected to testify. In other news – Nasty C Shocks Fans With Retirement In a recent interview […]

Minister Mbalula urges SA airlines to begin using Iata mobile travel pass

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula said that local airlines should move to begin using the International Air Transport Association (Iata) mobile travel pass. The pass is a mobile application for travellers to help manage their verified certifications for COVID-19 tests and vaccines. The Civil Aviation Authority is virtually hosting the national aviation conference, where the app […]

Health Minister Mkhize pleased with vaccination progress in Gauteng

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize on Thursday said he was happy about the progress with vaccinations in Gauteng. Mkhize is inspecting sites ahead of the phase two vaccination programme. Inspecting the vaccination centre at Charlotte Maxeke Hospital with the Premier and MEC. #IChooseVaccination — Dr Zweli Mkhize (@DrZweliMkhize) April 8, 2021 Mkhize began with a […]

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula releases Easter traffic stats

Transport Minister, Fikile Mbalula releases this year’s Easter road traffic death toll statistics. Last year, the country was in hard lockdown during this period and many people couldn’t travel. Media houses are invited to cover the event as the Minister will also be interacting with road users during a law enforcement operation. He is also […]

Health Dept working on revised mass vaccination strategy – Minister Zweli Mkhize

The Department of Health is working on a revised strategy for its mass vaccination programme. Health Minister Zweli Mkhize says this is to improve efficiency. The department says 20 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine will land in South Africa in the next few weeks. It also announced that the last 200,000 Johnson and Johnson […]

Defence Minister Mapisa-Nqakula challenges Holomisa in R5 million corruption claim

Minister of Defence and Military Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has challenged UDM leader Bantu Holomisa to report her to law enforcement agencies over his R5 million corruption allegations. Holomisa made the allegations in his letter to the chairperson of the parliamentary joint standing committee on defence last week. Holomisa alleged Mapisa-Nqakula received money and gifts to the […]

Video of Minister Fikile Mbalula blowing off fireworks leaves Mzansi in stitches – Watch

Fikile Mbalula isn’t just a capable Minister of Transport in South Africa, but he’s got the skills of a comedian. The Minister celebrated his 50th birthday few days ago in a small gathering, but he did something that cracked ribs. A video of Fikile using all effort to blow off the fireworks on his 50th […]