Marais described the SANDF members behaviour as ‘disgusting’ and said the DA condemns the actions in ‘the strongest terms’.
In his latest letter to the nation, the president says South Africans repatriated from Wuhan should give us hope in the challenging few weeks that lie ahead.
ANCYL quiets down after tongue-lashing from Zweli Mkhize
The ANC and its youth league seem to have kissed and made up after the spat involving 121 South Africans repatriated from the coronavirus epicentre of Wuhan, China.
This after reports of brutality at the hands of SANDF soldiers and accounts including allegations of soldiers and police opening fire on residents.
The official opposition believes that It is important for Saps to consider the deployment of existing rural community policing structures to monitor rural areas.
The official opposition is basing their call on the fact that none of the revenue and growth assumptions on which the national February budget was based are still available. 

Covid-19 Is this Ramaphosa’s 9/11 moment?

Like George W Bush’s decisive military retaliation to the 9/11 attacks, President Cyril Ramaphosa’s confident intervention in the face of the deadly coronavirus could give him the upper hand over his opponents, an influential ANC member says.

Tau wins battle against Mashaba, but the war isn’t over

Courts Tau wins battle against Mashaba, but the war isn’t over

The Supreme Court of appeals on Thursday ruled in favour of former Joburg mayor Parks Tau, but also warned that this ruling did not let him off the hook completely in his ongoing defamation battle with Herman Mashaba.

Covid-19 WATCH: EFF gets into scuffle trying to shut down a Cape Town business

The party took to social media to threaten and intimidate businesses who they believe are not essential services or who they believe have inflated prices.

Politics Tshwane administrators vow to make the ‘neglected’ city viable again

Critical matters ‘that should be attended to urgently include building a fit-for-purpose team in the City, instilling a culture of professionalism and tackling governance issues’.

Covid-19 Change Party complains SA government isn’t singing off the same songsheet

Lesiba Molokomme says ministers are contradicting each other, and this will further confuse people in the wake of the lockdown.

Covid-19 Malema says EFF won’t tolerate ‘rubbish’ like dog walking during 21-day lockdown

The EFF leader has also called the report of an SAB worker telling him he will have to work through the lockdown ‘greedy rubbish’.

Government DA calls on Maile to provide clarity on Lesedi’s municipal manager vacancy

This after the position was advertised in the City Press newspaper last week even though the current acting municipal manager is yet to finish her term of office.

Covid-19 EFF forbids all meetings, closes offices as lockdown only ‘logical’ solution

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the three-week national shutdown as part of wide-ranging interventions to combat the spread of the virus.

Business News Mkhwebane loses with costs in court again, as move to remove her delayed by Covid-19

Public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane on Monday lost another court case, and again was ordered to pay 15% of the legal costs in the case.

Covid-19 BLF’s Mngxitama calls on Ramaphosa to ‘save a million lives’ and shut down the country

The BLF leader has accused government of pursuing a policy of ‘herd immunity’, which could come at a heavy cost in human life.

Politics Carl Niehaus writes long letter against his ‘detractors and haters’

The outspoken ANC member has asked: ‘Is what I ask for not ANC economic policy? Why do I have to suffer vitriol and abuse when I insist that the RET Resolutions of the 54th National Conference of the ANC must be implemented?’

Business Ramaphosa wraps up meeting with business and political leaders, begins Command Council planning

The president has met with key stakeholders before announcing the plans government will put in place this week in order to step up the response against the spread of Covid-19.

Politics Tshwane council officially dissolved, under administration, but DA hopes for court reversal

The DA says it hopes the decision to place the municipality under administration would be overturned by the court.

Politics DA could still make a comeback in Tshwane

The party could exploit a technicality emanating from the alleged failure to apply the right constitutional section in dissolving the council by the Gauteng authorities.

today in print