Tuesday, December 05, 2023

Politics

SASSA and NSFAS failing the most vulnerable: Good party

Tebogo Msimanga | The GOOD party says it is concerned about the growing number of reports regarding the payment failures of financial support by the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) and the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS). Last week, NSFAS was grilled in Parliament over the roll-out of its new direct-payment system, which […]

South Africa mourns the death of Buthelezi

Just News | Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) leader Velenkosini Hlabisa says it is with the deepest sorrow that they have received news from the family of Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi MP that the Lord has called His servant home. The Founder and President Emeritus of the IFP passed away peacefully in the early hours of this […]

Sport

Gauteng Department of Sports fails to account for almost R30 million wasted on social events

Just News | The Democratic Alliance (DA) says the Gauteng Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation (SACR) has failed to account for R28 million wasted on social events in the past two financial years. DA Gauteng Shadow MEC for Sports, Arts, Culture and Recreation Kingsol Chabalala said the DA submitted written questions to establish […]

North West Premier congratulates Dijana for winning Comrades Marathon again

Just News | North West Premier, Kaobitsa Bushy Maape has congratulated Tete Dijana for successfully defending his Comrades Marathon Championship and setting a new Down Run Record. Dijana who hails from Lonely Park village in Mahikeng has been running from an early age. He is employed as a security guard at the Mahikeng Campus of […]

Business

SAMWU demands the City of Tshwane to take responsibility for failing to protect workers following the shooting of an employee

Tebogo Msimanga | The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) in Gauteng says it is devasted following the shooting of an employee and hijacking of a municipal vehicle in Montana on Saturday evening. SAMWU confirmed that the employee who was shot and subsequently rushed to the hospital is a member of the Union. SAMWU Gauteng […]

Minister Nzimande intends to place UNISA under administration

Just News | The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande has written to the University of South Africa (UNISA) Council Chairperson, James Maboa, on the 4th August 2023, of his intention to appoint an administrator to UNISA. Minister Nzimande intends to exercise his powers in terms of Section 49B of the […]

Health

R115 million wasted on uncompleted wards in Gauteng hospital

Tebogo Msimanga | One hundred and fifteen million (R115) million was spent at the Kopanong hospital in Vereeniging on the wards meant to be used for the Covid-19 pandemic, but not a single one has been completed and the Gauteng Health Department has no plans for what has been built. DA Gauteng Shadow Health MEC […]

A second person in Free State died of Cholera

Just News | The Free State Department of Health confirmed that a Second person has died of Cholera. The patient stayed at Parys in the Free State. This is a 42-year-old female who got admitted at Boitumelo Hospital in Kroonstad and unfortunately died. The patient is confirmed to have died and thereafter laboratory tests confirmed […]