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 […]

Social media bullies leave former Miss SA Liesl Laurie in tears

Former Miss SA, Liesl Laurie decides to be real on social media, as it’s rare for you to see celebs come out about their pain and sadness on social media. Taking to Instagram, the radio presenter shared a photo of herself which obviously disclosed her teary eye. In a note shared on social media, Liesl said she’s been sick […]

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 […]

SA records 189 crashes on Easter weekend, 235 deaths

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has confirmed 189 crashes were recorded over the Easter period, resulting in 235 deaths nationwide. He released the Easter traffic statistics on Thursday. Gauteng recorded 30 crashes and 36 fatalities. The Eastern Cape recorded 22 crashes and 27 fatalities. Free State recorded 8 crashes and 13 fatalities. Kwa-Zulu Natal recorded 42 […]

Video: SA pastor heavily slaps his congregants while praying for them – Mzansi reacts

A video of an unknown pastor dishing out hot claps to his congregants is trending on social media. The pastor is seen praying for his congregants while slapping them on their heads. People are asking why churchgoers allow their pastors to do such to them. We understand that people are desperate and need help, but […]

Video goes viral: SA man gets asked for his phone number by a woman – Ladies vow to start shooting their shots at men

While some love him, others are annoyed and feel played by him. The man, now dubbed Mr 082, started trending following a short video of a woman asking for his number while he was walking with someone else. Watch: Mr 082 — Man’s NOT Barry Roux  (@AdvoBarryRoux) April 5, 2021 Mzansi was happy […]

MEC Lesufi calls for one SA history curriculum in public and private education

Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has called on the government to implement a single South African struggle history curriculum for both the public and private sector education sectors. Lesufi was speaking to the media at the wreath-laying and commemoration ceremony of late freedom fighter Solomon Mahlangu on Tuesday. He emphasized the importance of teaching in […]

SA Covid-19 patient recovers after 3 months in hospital

“I will always remember your fighting spirit and use it to encourage other patients,” wrote a nursing sister after a Covid-19 patient finally went home after 88 days in the hospital. Last Friday Dashen Perumal, 33, received a guard of honour by staff at Mediclinic in Pietermaritzburg when he was finally wheeled out. Perumal tested […]

SA faces total blackout as US company ditches Eskom

Eskom loses urgent court bid to stop the country from plunging into darkness US company pulls plug on power utility. Almost the whole of South Africa is at risk of being plunged into total darkness, “potentially endangering the life, personal safety, or health of the whole or part of the population”, as the country faces […]