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English South AfricaNews · PoliticsAuthored by Lindiwe Mabena
We looked at what the African National Congress and Congress of the People has to offer the residents of Johannesburg time around. The spokesperson of the ANC in Johannesburg Region Sasabona Mangaye shared what his party is aiming to do for the City of Johannesburg should they be elected to…
We looked at the 2016- 2021 term of political parties in Gauteng municipalities. Political Analyst Sanusha Naidu, from the Institute of Global Dialogue, gave her analysis on how the parties performed previously and also the different political parties' factions that they had during the build up to the 2016 local…
The University of the Witwatersrand has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with York University in Canada. The consortium will create algorithms based on Artificial Intelligence to predict the evolution of crises, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, with which to help policymakers and the public manage complex situations.
Limpopo’s Ponani Petunia Makhubele is amongst four candidates who have been sworn in as members of Parliament in a hybrid swearing in ceremony by the Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, Lechesa Tsenoli.
The community of Mpumpula in Duvela, kwaCeza, in KwaZulu-Natal is irate after White people destroyed their homes. Home owner, Nkosingiphile Mnguni, says the White men are making false ownership claims.
The community of Mpumpula in Duvela, kwaCeza, in KwaZulu-Natal is irate after White people destroyed their homes. Ward 4 councillor, Manyomfana Masondo, from the Ulundi Municipality is calling for an intervention.
Vhembe District Municipal Spokesperson, Matodzi Ralushai, says though the Cyclone was not as severe as it was anticipated, road infrastructures, bridges and houses in areas particularly in Tshakhuma were damaged by heavy rains and floods.
The Vhembe and Mopani municipalities say they are prepared for any disaster that may occur and are working closely with the national disaster management team. This as the province braces for cyclone Eloise.
Cyclone Eloise is expected to hit northern parts of KwaZulu-Natal this weekend. Meteorologist Mkhushulwa Msimango says the cyclone, now lashing Mozambique, first started in Madagascar and is likely to be here for days.
The Anti-Vehicle Trafficking Unit in Umkhanyakude, in KwaZulu-Natal, says car theft has dropped significantly under level 3 lockdown. The unit's chairperson Joseph Ngubane is attributing the good news to roadblocks and increased police visibility.
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