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By: Mcebo Dlamini There is something heavy in the question posed by Oliver Mtukudzi on the song Todii. There is something about the immediacy and sincerity in his voice when he asks; what shall we do? Perhaps the context is different but as I was going through the different responses both textual and in praxis regarding the Clicks saga I...
By: Staff Reporter JOHANNESBURG- The Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation, Lindiwe Sisulu has called on Chairpersons of all the Water Boards across the country to commit themselves to clean governance; free of any corrupt activity. The Minister was addressing the Chairpersons of Water Boards at a meeting she convened to convey some of her priorities over the next few...
By: Staff Reporter JOHANNESBURG- Media personality Somizi Mhlongo-Motaung has revealed that he would like to have a polygamous marriage by having more than one husband. The star revealed this on his new show, “Dinner At Somizi’s”. In the latest episode, Somizi welcomes Molemo ‘Jub Jub’ Maarohanye into his home where, like in previous episodes, he cooks a meal for his guests while...
By: Independent Media (Dr Iqbal Survé) It has been a couple of weeks since I have written, not for lack of anything to say, but rather because there is too much - not all of it would make for polite reading, though. It seems rather obvious to state that people are poor and desperate. But they are, and in the short...
CAPE TOWN, July 29 - Tributes for 95-year-old Rivonia trialist Andrew Mlangeni at his official funeral on Wednesday were mingled with stern admonishments from senior figures in the African National Congress (ANC) that the party needed to return to its founding values. Former president, Thabo Mbeki, said that as a deeply moral man, Mlangeni had good reason to raise concern...
PORT ELIZABETH, July 28- Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has announced Tuesday, a total of 459,761 confirmed Covid-19 cases  have been recorded in South Africa, but despite 190 new deaths in a 24-hour period (in total 7,257), the recovery rate is more than 62 percent (287,313).   Provincial data shows Gauteng has 164,584 (35.8 percent) of the infections with 1,680 deaths and...
The World Health Organization voiced alarm Monday at the spread of COVID-19 in Africa, warning that South Africa's surging numbers could be a "precursor" for outbreaks across the continent. "I am very concerned right now that we are beginning to see an acceleration of disease in Africa," WHO's emergencies chief Michael Ryan told a virtual press conference. Until recently, Africa had...
Johannesburg - Tributes are pouring in following the news of the passing of Zindzi Mandela, whose death was confirmed by the Mandela family on Monday. Zindzi was the daughter of the late former president Nelson Mandela and Struggle stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. At her time of death at a Joburg hospital, Zindzi, 59, was South Africa's ambassador to Denmark. ANC national spokesperson Pule...
PRETORIA, July 9 - The Gauteng Department of Health on Thursday clarified that there were no million graves already dug in the province in anticipation of more deaths in relation to the rising number of coronavirus (Covid-19) infections. “The province does not have over a million already open dug graves. The 'over a million graves' refers to the collective capacity...
By: St Albans Correctional Centre Inmates We are calling President Ramaphosa to give us answers regarding our safety as St Albans Correctional Centre inmates who are serving sentences during the COVID-19 pandemic. The constitution of our country clearly states that as prisoners, we have the right to safe custody, shelter, food and healthcare. As St Albans prisoners we have a...


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