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Government did not buckle under taxi industry pressure, says Mkhize

Government did not buckle under taxi industry pressure, says Mkhize

There has been no capitulation by the government under pressure from the taxi industry, health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize said on Monday.

Load-shedding to continue on Tuesday, Eskom confirms

South Africans face another day without electricity on Tuesday, after Eskom announced that load-shedding will be in place from 9am.

Family and friends mourn Zindzi Mandela at Winnie Madikizela's home

A small group of friends and family arrived at Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's Soweto home just before 2pm on Monday to pay their respects to her daughter Zindziswa Mandela.

Cop, soldier and lawyer among 41 arrested for church shooting

A police officer, a member of the defence force and a lawyer are among 41 people arrested for a fatal hostage drama at the International Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Two more teens arrested for Philippi East massacre

Cape Town police arrested two more teenagers in connection with the June 30 massacre in Philippi

10 North West prisoners on run after breaking out of jail

At least 12 awaiting-trial prisoners escaped from holding cells at the Koster police station in the North West, police said on Monday. Police said the incident happened in the early hours of the morning. “The escapees, aged between 20 and 40, escaped after opening a hole on the wall,” read a statement from the police.

Policewoman disappears after getting lift to work

Mpumalanga police have launched a search after one of their own was reported missing by her family.

Russia may start phase III trial of Covid-19 vaccine in mid-August

A Russian institute developing one of the country’s potential coronavirus vaccines hopes to start its final stage testing in a small section of the general public in mid-August, the RIA news agency cited the institute’s director as saying on Monday. Globally, of 19 experimental COVID-19 vaccines in human trials, only two are in final Phase III trials — one by China’s Sinopharm and another by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford.

Zindzi Mandela died on anniversary of death of Madiba's eldest son Thembekile

The Nelson Mandela Foundation revealed on Monday that it was also on this day that Nelson Mandela's son Thembekile died back in 1969.

Failure to enforce wearing of masks can get you a criminal record: Lamola

And if individual compliance does not improve, then the government may impose the same criminality on individuals who do not adhere to the mandatory wearing of masks.

Eastern Cape judge Patrick Jaji dies of Covid-19 complications

Eastern Cape judge Patrick Jaji has died of Covid-19 related complications, the judiciary announced on Monday.

KZN teacher involved in roadside 'ambush' dies after being discharged

One of the three KwaZulu-Natal teachers injured after the taxi they were travelling in was ambushed in June has died.

Sudden alcohol ban could be dangerous, warn addiction experts

The renewed alcohol ban may reduce the flow of trauma patients to hospitals during the Covid-19 peak, but its abrupt withdrawal is not necessarily good news for alcoholics.

Mpumalanga public works MEC tests positive for Covid-19

Mpumalanga public works, roads & transport MEC, Gillion Mashego, has tested positive for the coronavirus.

Global Covid-19 cases rise above 13 million

Global coronavirus infections passed 13 million on Monday, according to a Reuters tally, marking another milestone in the spread of the disease which has killed more than half a million people in seven months.

Celebration as 'Isis-linked' Verulam bombing case struck off the roll

The matter against 12 men accused of terrorist related activities which rocked Durban in 2018 has been struck off the roll

WATCH | Iconic moment Zindzi reads dad Mandela's rejection letter to Botha

The iconic moment has been re-shared after news of Zindzi Mandela's death on Monday

Curbs don't limit freedom, they limit Covid-19: Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

Stringent lockdown measures announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday, including the suspension of liquor sales and the return of a night curfew, were being imposed to limit the spread of Covid-19.

WATCH | Cape storm hits homeless hard, closes high school and roads

Solomon dragged his broken wet tent behind him after a brutal storm hit Cape Town in the early hours of Monday morning.

Nigeria doctors launch latest strike amid pandemic

Doctors in Nigeria's largest city Lagos began a three-day warning strike on Monday over welfare and inadequate protective kits, but said medics handling coronavirus cases would not be involved.

IN PICTURES | Capetonians wake up to wonderland of ocean foam as strong winds continue

Capetonians woke up to a wonderland of ocean foam at the Sea Point Promenade as a result of strong winds and high seas on Monday

President Cyril Ramaphosa mourns death of 'fearless' Zindzi Mandela

Zindzi Mandela was an icon of post-apartheid transformation, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday.

'You were fearless in tackling real issues': tributes pour in for Zindzi Mandela

Tributes have been pouring in for Zindzi Mandela, who died in the early hours of Monday morning.

Frenchman held for alleged child molesting kills himself: Indonesia police

A French national detained in Indonesia on suspicion of molesting over hundreds of children has died by apparent suicide, police said Monday.

Taxi drivers face jail time if passengers do not wear face masks

Public transport drivers and operators allowing commuters into their vehicles without a face mask can be prosecuted and jailed for up to six months, be fined, or both.

25 people who went to illegal KZN wedding infected with Covid-19

Twenty-five people have tested positive for Covid-19 in KwaZulu-Natal after attending a wedding, in contravention of lockdown laws.

Restaurant association seeks legal advice on action to take regarding curfew and liquor restrictions

The Restaurant Association of SA (Rasa) says it is seeking legal advice on what action to take against government on restrictions of liquor licences and the curfew regulations.

IN PICTURES | The life and turbulent times of Zindzi Mandela

SA's ambassador to Denmark and daughter of former president Nelson Mandela and struggle icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Zindziswa “Zindzi” Nobutho Mandela, has died.

PODCAST | The fight to prepare: Will SA's hospitals be ready for the worst of Covid-19?

The questions the country faces are: have we done enough, and are we ready for what comes next?
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