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Lesufi Visits Homeless Shelter After Escapees Flee with Mattresses

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) says if citizens are seen wearing defence force uniforms they will be arrested and sentenced to five years in prison. Speaking on POWER Breakfast on Tuesday, the SANDF’s Captain Jaco Theunissen says they are concerned with the spread of fake news on social media particularly people dressed in SANDF regalia. …

A police officer is never off duty and is always ready to make a sacrifice in order to ensure that the people they serve are and feel safe. On Saturday 11/04 at about 19:00, an off duty Warrant Officer from PE Flying Squad received information about a person in possession of a firearm at a …

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The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the South African Reserve Bank decided to cut the repo rate by 100 basis points. This takes the repo rate to 4.25% per annum. Last month, the central bank cut the repo rate by 100 basis points to 5.25%, citing a fragile domestic economic outlook, with the economy expected …

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Another actor has left the popular Mzansi TV show, Isibaya, in a little space of time. Based on the reports Pallance Dladla, who plays the role of Jabulani Zungu, has waved the show goodbye. Reports covered that the actor refused to report for duty and as a result, his role has been removed from the …

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Gauteng MEC for Education and Youth Development, Panyaza Lesufi visited the Lyttelton Homeless Shelter in Tshwane, following reports of escapees fleeing with mattresses… writes photojournalist Tom de Bruyn. Images which were widely circulated on social media yesterday, including in a tweet by Lesufi, showed two men making off with multiple mattresses from the facility.

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Parliament’s portfolio committee on health is urging President Cyril Ramaphosa to ignore calls for the alcohol sale ban to be lifted during lockdown. The Gauteng Liquor Forum is threatening to head to court if Ramaphosa does not relax lockdown regulations to allow for the sale of liquor. Last week Tuesday, Ramaphosa announced that the lockdown …

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The number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in South Africa has risen to 2173. This is an increase of 145 from the previously reported cases. Health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize released the latest figures on Sunday night. “The total number of tests conducted to date is 80 085. We are also seeing an increase in …

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Health minister Zweli Mkhize has cleared the air regarding whether one should or should not wear a face mask in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic compounded by anational lockdown. During a broadcast media briefing on Saturday, Mkhize advised South Africans to wear cloth masks as an extra precautionary measure to contain the deadly virus. …

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My fellow South Africans, At midnight tonight, it will be exactly two weeks since our country entered into an unprecedented nation-wide lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus. During the course of these last two weeks, your lives have been severely disrupted, you have suffered great hardship and endured much uncertainty. We have closed …

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With the ubiquitous message: “stay home”, the children of parents who are no longer together but have joint custody over them – may travel between their folks during the Covid-19 lockdown. This is a consideration by the Department of Social Development but the conditions and criteria are not all-encompassing. The department’s criteria are as follows: …