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Fitch and Moody’s downgrade South Africa amid pandemic struggles

Ratings agencies Fitch and Moody’s lowered their assessments of South Africa’s financial strength on Friday, saying pandemic had further stifled the heavily indebted country’s economy. The agencies,...

Stage 2 loadshedding throughout the weekend

Eskom will implement Stage 2 loadshedding between 08:00 and 22:00 on Saturday and Sunday. This is necessary to replenish the emergency generation reserves, which were...

White is itching to get back on the track

It has been confirmed that motorsport will start again this week with the first race being confirmed for Saturday. As with all other sporting codes,...

WATCH: Rhinos resist lions’ bullying

Have you ever wondered why there are practically no rhinos in the Lion King movie, aside from a few cursory glimpses? The Citizen reports,  maybe...

Father of SA still an iconic figure

Today marks 102 years since Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela’s birth in the village of Mvezo, on the banks of the Mbashe River, near Mthatha in...

Covid-19 deaths nationwide jump by 216

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has announced that the total deaths in South Africa have risen by 216 in the last 24 hours. Of these, 7...

Covid-19 cases spike by 3,359 to 61,927, with total deaths at...

As of Friday, 12 June, the cumulative number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in South Africa is 61,927, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced. A total of...

#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...

#CoronavirusSA: Cases in South Africa rise to 14,355

As of Saturday, the total number of confirmed coronavirus (Covid-19) cases in South Africa is 14,355 with 831 new cases identified in the past...

#CoronavirusSA: 785 new Covid-19 confirmed cases

The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in South Africa is 13,524, with 785 new cases in the past 24 hours and nine new...

Man dies at Maseru border

A foreign national in his sixties this morning fell to his death at the border of Maseru between Free State and Lesotho. Police spokesperson, Motantsi...

#CoronavirusSA hits 240 mark

The coronavirus pandemic has hit the 240-mark in South Africa, making it the country with the most cases in the Southern African Development Community...

Innovation required amidst COVID-19 challenges

With the recent announcement regarding the COVID-19 virus from the country's president, Cyril Ramaphosa, South Africa has been in a frenzy, with many businesses...

Ngidi and Malan steer South Africa to a series victory in...

The Proteas claimed a One-Day International series win on Wednesday evening when they beating Australia by six wickets at the Mangaung Oval in Bloemfontein...

Pite amptelik ‘n Protea

Die VKB Knights se kaptein, Pite van Biljon, is uiteindelik 'n Protea-speler. Die 33-jarige kolwer het verlede week teen Australië in die eerste T20-...

BFN joins #LeaveOurKidsAlone movement

This past week parents in Bloemfontein joined the national outcry and took to the streets against the Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) program that has...

Labour court dismisses unions’ bid to stop SAA job cuts

The labour court on Friday dismissed an application by two trade unions to interdict South African Airways (SAA) from retrenching workers after the airline's...

Pite kry uiteindelik sy kans

Die VKB Knights se kaptein, Pite van Biljon, het die nuutste speler van dié franchise geword om gekies te word vir 'n Proteas-krieketspan. Die boorling...