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In 2018, President Cyril Ramaphosa launched the Sanitation Appropriate for Education (SAFE) initiative in an attempt to rid schools of pit latrines. Close to 4,000 South African public schools still use pit latrines and, so far, a government infrastructure programme has provided “sanitation solutions” at 68 of these schools. Sanitation issues at close to 1,000 …

A hospital building in northern Kwa-Zulu Natal, in Amatikulu near Eshowe, was burnt to the ground allegedly in protest to is purposed use to treat COVID-19 patients. The KZN health department expressed disbelief in the torching of the Catherine Booth Hospital, which was planned as a COVID-19 facility. Previously an admin block, the center had …

Police Minister Bheki Cele will release the annual crime statistics on Friday. They will reflect crimes committed from April 2019 to March, this year. Speaking on eNCA earlier this week Cele says cash-in-transit heists, bank and house robberies have decreased. But he admitted that the country’s crime statistics aren’t a reflection of how ordinary South …

Chief magistrates across the country have begun to publish updated lockdown admission of guilt penalties. The schedules are based on provincial and magistrate districts and are in line with the new level 3 lockdown regulations, introduced in June and July. The South African Police Service can give a person who has been arrested on suspicion …

Desperate Zimbabweans jump SA border to seek medical treatment Desperate times call for desperate measures, this is the situations for Zimbabweans who are illegally jumping the Messina border to South Africa to seek medical treatment Hundreds of Zimbabweans were intercepted by the SANDF smuggling groceries and other items accross Limpopo. However, there is fear of …

Gomora’s latest episode, which aired on Mzansi Magic on Thursday, 30 July 2020, saw Mohato visiting Mam’ Sonto in the hospital whilst she was still unconscious. As he was about to suffocate her with the sheets, Thathi interrupted him and ordered that he vacate the hospital room. Despite Mohato insisting that he was not going …

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has taken aim at officials in his health department. David Makhura says he’s embarrassed that Health MEC Bandile Masuku has been implicated in a PPE tender corruption to the tune of R125 million. Makhura says while the allegations have not been proven, a broader investigation is needed to determine the extent …

A few days ago, it was reported that Skeem Saam’s Cornet Mamabolo was arrested in Edenvale for drunken driving. The publication also claimed that he was fired from Skeem Saam. This morning the actor issued an official statement slamming the claims.”At no stage have I ever been arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol …

“If you see a [taxi] driver not wearing a mask during a trip, report him,” warns Themba Kubheka, secretary of the Greater North Taxi Association in Durban. This follows dozens of complaints from commuters about taxi drivers who defy regulations to slow the spread of Covid-19 by not wearing masks or wearing them incorrectly during …

South Africa will allow struggling sit-down restaurants to serve customers dinner for an extra hour until 10 p.m, Minister of Tourism Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane announced on Thursday. The government had allowed sit-down restaurants to reopen at the end of June after coronavirus restrictions were eased, but it restricted opening hours to 9 p.m (1900 GMT) and …