Security company warns of ‘blue overalls’ gangs targeting homes in Durban

“If workmen come to your property, make sure you know where they are from and ask for ID verification cards before you let them into your yard,” cautioned Blue Security community and media liaison officer, Andreas Mathios, following two robberies in Durban in which housebreaking gangs were disguised as workmen. He said residents needed to […]

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 […]

ANC warns Ace Magashule supporters ahead of court appearance

The ANC has warned its members who intend to head to the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court to support the party’s secretary-general Ace Magashule not to behave in a manner “perceived to be undermining the decorum” of the governing party. The stern warning came from the party spokesperson Pule Mabe on Friday in a media briefing ahead […]

Minister Mkhize warns of COVID-19 vaccine challenges such as theft

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize warned that there may be challenges in the rolling out of COVID-19 vaccines, like freezer malfunctions and vehicle breakdowns. Mkhize briefed Parliament’s health portfolio committee on Friday. It comes after the arrival of a million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine on Monday. The Department of Health listed several risks in the […]

SAHPRA chair warns Covid-19 vaccines could be ineffective against variants

One of the country’s top medical researchers Professor Helen Rees says in a worst-case scenario, current Covid-19 vaccines could be ineffective against variants detected across the globe – including the one found in South Africa. Rees, board chairperson of the SA Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA), and officials briefed Parliament on the country’s vaccine approval […]

Top cop warns Tshwane drivers not to stop on R80 highway

Most victims of violent crime along the R80 (Mabopane highway) had stopped to relieve themselves, SAPS district police commissioner Major-General Hilda Mohajane has said. With the nine suspects arrested in connection with the crimes expected to appear in court again today, Mohajane has warned motorists not to let their guard down. She said: “When we […]

Solidarity warns against stricter lockdown regulations

Trade union Solidarity is threatening to take the government to court if it reintroduces tighter lockdown regulations. Solidarity has written to President Cyril Ramaphosa and Cooperative Governance Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma about its intention. The union cautions that any tightening of the existing lockdown restrictions would be ineffective and devastating to the economy and citizens. Ramaphosa […]

Leave Prophet Bushiri alone or die in a car accident – Ghanaian prophet warns Pastor Mboro: Video

A self-proclaimed prophet from Ghana has warned Incredible happenings Church leader Mapaseka ‘Mboro’ Motsoeneng to stay away from Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) church leader Shepherd Bushiri or face death. In a recent interview with Ghana TV, the man who identified himself as Eagle Prophet told Mboro that if he continues to speak against Bushiri, he […]

Muvhango actor Dingaan Mokebe (James Motsamai) warns Mzansi women not to play hard to get – Video

Dingaan has some few words for the ladies who like playing hard to get, and also for men who are scared to ask! Actor Dingaan Mokebe (ka Khumalo) has warned women not to play hard to get as they might live to regret it, and advised men not to be scared to shoot their shot. […]

IEC warns public against fake online election committee job ads

The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) is warning the public to guard against fake and fraudulent online job advertainments using its name to obtain personal information from desperate job seekers. An ad widely circulated on social media states that an “election committee” has announced 50,000 vacancies for young people. But the IEC said there […]