The former ANC MP has released a statement through his foundation claiming that he created the ‘wrong impression’ and he’s sorry now.
Limpopo mayor accused of using virus programmes to campaign for re-election
The DA have accused Sekhukhune mayor Stan Ramaila of using government programmes to campaign for re-election, but Ramaila has denied it, saying they ‘can go to the nearest hell’.
It is time for leaders to establish a new economic model, which puts people at its centre, according to President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Co-chaired by Deputy President David Mabuza, ministers, premiers and the local government association, the meeting also discussed a strategy towards economic recovery. 
‘The establishment of this office is historic,’ Justice Minister Ronald Lamola said.
After Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula rescinded his earlier decision of allowing taxis to carry a full load of passengers, the biggest taxi body in the land says they are wondering who he’s actually been listening to.

Covid-19 SA approached China and Cuba to help curb spread of virus

‘Every province must identify health professionals who can focus on Covid-19. We will seek reinforcements from other countries who want to assist.’

Covid-19 WATCH: Mbalula called an April fool as he speaks to hundreds of people at taxi rank

Viewers called out the lack of social distancing and use of personal protective equipment by the crowd of taxi drivers and owners who had gathered to listen to the minister in evident violation of lockdown restrictions.

Government Mabuza conveys condolences on Professor Gita Ramjee’s passing

The professor was the chief specialist scientist and director of the HIV Prevention Research Unit at the South African Medical Research Council.

Covid-19 Confirmed Covid-19 cases rise to 1,353, with five deaths

The health minister has said that the rate of spread has been far lower than anticipated, with expectations having been that SA could be up to 5,000 by now.

Covid-19 Mbalula avoids strike in taxi industry by relaxing minibus restrictions

The transport minister signed new regulations on Monday raising the limit on the number of passengers in minibuses from 50% to 70%, as demanded by Santaco.

Government Klipheuwel in Limpopo still has no water to stave off virus threat

‘We are very disappointed. It looks like this government has planned to kill all of us with the coronavirus,’ said Salphina Letsoalo, a resident.

Covid-19 Defence minister condemns army making people exercise, and excessive use of force

The minister has also called on members of the public not to ‘provoke’ security personnel.

Business News Treasury announces additional state of disaster tax measures

These measures are over and above the tax proposals made in the 2020 Budget on 26 February 2020.

Covid-19 How the R150m relief fund for the arts and sports sector will work

Independent, non-contract artist, creatives and film and TV workers will be able to claim from a R150 million relief fund.

Over 40 families evicted from their Durban shacks during lockdown

Government Over 40 families evicted from their Durban shacks during lockdown

Dozens of Durban families were evicted from their homes on Friday, despite a national moratorium on evictions due to the national Covid-19 lockdown.

Public transport restrictions to be relaxed for millions of grant beneficiaries

Breaking News Public transport restrictions to be relaxed for millions of grant beneficiaries

Taxis and buses will be allowed to operate for most of the day this week to allow people to get to Sassa pay points.

Covid-19 Ramaphosa calls for debt relief for African countries

He also called on the international community to encourage open trade corridors, especially for pharmaceuticals and other health supplies.

Covid-19 Transport dept reconsidering regulations on taxis, cargo, licensing

Concerns were raised about the limitation of cargo movements to only essential cargo, and all cargo would now be allowed passage.

Ramaphosa still needs parliament’s permission to deploy SANDF

Covid-19 Ramaphosa still needs parliament’s permission to deploy SANDF

An influential ANC member with parliamentary experience was worried that, since parliament was not sitting, it could be a problem unless an urgent session was convened.

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