The Emergency Medicine Society of South Africa has urged citizens not to ignore serious health problems in fear of contracting the Coronavirus.  Although South Africans were cautioned about unnecessary trips to the emergency room at the beginning of the pandemic when hospitals and other facilities were in the preparation phase, the intention never was for …

Bheki Cele, Minister of Police

Bheki Cele, the minister of Police, addressed the media today at 14:00 to update South Africa on the level of compliance with lockdown regulations in South Africa. Cele said that the Western Cape, Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng had the highest number of arrests for people in contravention of lockdown regulations. Cele, along with the …

The inside of the Grey street Mosque, the largest mosque in the southern hemisphere

AV Mahomed, the head of the largest mosque in the southern hemisphere, has denounced a call to the government by a body of Muslim theologians, asking for a concession to hold a special ass Eid prayer.  Eid is expected to take place on Sunday, and will be celebrated by Muslims around the world to mark …

The child was returned to her mother after being kidnapped

Two women have been arrested in Port Shepstone for stealing a newborn baby. The women allegedly took the child while looking after it – the mother left her baby in their care to go to the toilet.  She and her 4-day-old baby was just discharged from the hospital earlier in the week.  The two suspects, …

Screenshot of two men brawling in the street near Amanzimtoti

Two men, who appears to be colleagues from a construction company, had an argument which ended in a fist fight in the middle of the R603, in Illovu quasi near Amazimtoti on Thursday afternoon. The two men were driving together in a white double cab bakkie and a serious argument between the two could be …

JMPD Vehicle on patrol in City of Johannesburg

Four metro police officers have tested positive for the Coronavirus.  Colleagues of the officers have since come forward saying that the department was not being upfront about what happened.  Contrary to what management said, it took a while before the officers who were in close contact with those infected, were isolated, risking infection through close …

Three men were gunned down in Mabopane in a suspected taxi violence incident,  Captain Mavela Masondo of the police said that the three men were killed at the corner of Bushveld and August roads on Thursday afternoon.  “On arrival price found three men lying on the ground with gunshot wounds.  Preliminary reports suggest the victims …

While briefing the media on the current and projected state of the national grid, Eskom said that there was an 80% chance that consumers would only face 3 days of load shedding this winter.  This is a dramatic decrease from the over thirty days predicted earlier in the year, with the coronavirus pandemic being one …

Weziwe Tikana-Gxothiwe, the Eastern Cape Transport MEC, has condemned what she described as a deadly act by motorists who were caught on video racing on a stretch of the N2 outside Qumbu.  Several people can be seen in the video cheering the drivers on as they speed by them.  “I challenge law enforcement to move …

The premier of KwaZulu-Natal has called on the people of the province to show “great hospitality” to the Cuban doctors deployed in the province to help fight the Coronavirus.  “We call on all the people of KwaZulu-Natal to show the great hospitality that they are known for.  And we call on them once more to …