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New era as young prince becomes king

The AmaRharhabe nation in the Eastern Cape has ushered in a new era by crowning young Prince Jonguxolo Vululwandle Sandile as the new king of their nation.

Are these the worst school toilets in SA?

Parents and learners at Ceza Primary School learners in Olundi, Chibini are shocked by the state of the lavatories which are “not even fit to be called pit toilets”.

Covid’s long SA celebrity list

The governors of two of South Africa’s Covid-19 epicentres have now tested positive for the coronavirus. Gauteng Premier David Makhura and Western Cape Premier Allan Winde are the latest in a string of high-profile people who have tested positive in recent months.

Two nations mourn one queen

Both the Zulu and Xhosa nations are mourning the death of AmaRharhabe Queen Noloyiso Sandile.

SA prepares for ‘perfect’ storm

SA needs to get ready for a lot this weekend. A surge in Covid-19 cases, very cold weather, and the risk of more load shedding.

Fears of “silent epidemic” in Africa

There could be a “silent epidemic” of the coronavirus in Africa, according to a new study which shows most countries are testing far too little.

New normal hits the ANC

The ANC is working with "a skeleton staff" at its Luthuli House headquarters in Johannesburg after a member of staff tested positive for Covid-19.

Brazil’s President who mocked Covid……now has Covid

President Jair Bolsonaro has become famous for saying Covid-19 is a “little flu”. Now he has it.

Winter is here

A chilly blast of cold air is headed for SA this week.

Teachers mock government’s fake sanitiser

Teachers at Mbodleni High School in Mount Frere, Eastern Cape, have accused local government of supplying ineffective hand sanitisers to local schools.

Lockdown love feeds hungry Cape kids

Hunger has gripped many people during the lockdown, and it’s children who are often the most vulnerable.

Back to lockdown for Gauteng?

The Gauteng government wants to be able to return to hard lockdowns to deal with the rocketing coronavirus caseload in the province.