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Vooma vaccination drive to take place next weekend as citizens urged...

Government is set to roll out another vaccination drive themed Vooma Vaccination Weekend to encourage citizens to get their vaccinations against Covid-19. This was annonuced...

Vooma Vaccination Weekend kicks off

The government, public and private sector and various formations, will join forces in the vaccination drive themed Vooma Vaccination Weekend. South Africans and other people...

IEC not ruling out postponement of local government elections

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) is not ruling out the possibility of postponing the local government elections on 27 October this year. According to The...

More details released on late Jackson Mthembu’s funeral service

Government has released more details of the funeral service of the late Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu. On Friday it was announced that Mthembu will...

‘Stop complaining, start doing’, urges SA’s Move One Million campaign

In their memorandum, Move One Million asked that government ‘hold accountable all those who have denied any South African any of the rights listed...

#CoronavirusSA: Almost all smokers buying cigarettes during lockdown – Study

A major new study by the University of Cape Town (UCT) shows that almost all smokers have been able to buy cigarettes during the...

Government still looking for R2bn to save SAA

Government has yet to find the remaining R2 billion needed for the South African Airways (SAA) business rescue plan but has reaffirmed its commitment...

Eskom chairman Jabu Mabuza resigns

Eskom chairman Jabu Mabuza resigned from the entity's board on Friday, president Cyril Ramaphosa has said. "Mr Mabuza tendered his resignation today, Friday January 10,...

SA women slaughtered at a rate of three per day

According to Dr Nthabiseng Moleko of the University of Stellenbosch, who has contributed a chapter to this year’s report of the South African Board...

Government departments to get cash injection

Free State Treasury has revealed during the mid-term budget speech today that the Department of Public Works will be re-allocated an amount of R109...

Government is considering capping the fuel price

Energy Minister Jeff Radebe has confirmed the government is considering a maximum fixed price for unleaded petrol as a solution to the consecutive increases...

‘Dark City delay contractors’ fault’

Outgoing Premier Ace Magashule revealed that the Dark/Silver City construction in Phahameng is stalling owing to the contractors working on the project. Speaking to residents...

The importance of HIV conferences while the struggle continues

The struggle to eradicate the spread of HIV/AIDS continues. One out of four people that are HIV positive die due to TB related diseases....

Government should reduce red tape to promote economic freedom

The decline in South Africa's ranking and rating from 42nd in 2000 to 96th in 2013 in measure of its economic freedom, is the...

Black middle class has expanded quickly but may now slow –...

THANDI XABA The South African Institute of Race Relations (IRR) issued a report revealing that at most 1 in 10 South Africans live a middle...

Cuban 5 in Bloemfontein

Photo: Refilwe Gaeswe

COPE urges government to be pro-active on e-waste management

THANDI XABA The Congress of the People is urging the government to be more pro-active on taking the lead on e-waste recycling. The UN report vindicates...

Availability of jobs could secure affordable housing

THANDI XABA The 2011 census showed that the number of shacks and informal dwellings in the country had increased to about 1.9 million, which represented...