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  1. Gauteng to step up Covid-19 fight – Makhura

    Date: 30 May 2020
    Screengrab of Gauteng Premier David Makhura.</... See full details

  2. What level 3 means for you

    Date: 29 May 2020
    Schools, religious gatherings and liquor sales to resume with strict health measures in place &nbsp; | NARDUS ENGELBR... See full details

  3. British American Tobacco to take legal action over cigarette ban

    Date: 29 May 2020
    &nbsp;The tobacco ban will continue under level 3 of the national lockdown. British American Tobacco South Africa (Batsa) announced on Friday that it has decid... See full details

  4. Dudu Myeni defends herself and considers appealing delinquent director judgment

    Date: 29 May 2020
    <img class="img-responsive" src="https://citizen.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/49560826762_93e99dd7ce_c-1-625x418.jpg" alt="Dudu Myeni defends herself ... See full details

  5. SANDF ruling on Khosa’s death stuns legal expert

    Date: 29 May 2020
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  6. ‘Delinquent’ ex-SAA chair Myeni may face criminal charges

    Date: 29 May 2020
    NPA spokeswoman Bulelwa Makeke said on Thursday her office was studying the judgment. Dudu Myeni, beleaguered former chair of SA Airways (SAA), is facing a stacked deck, with the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) now looking into a possible criminal investigation. High Court in Pretoria Judge Ronel Tolmay this week declar... See full details

  7. Cele says what’s left of the lockdown will still be strongly enforced

    Date: 29 May 2020
    In a media briefing on Thursday, the justice, crime prevention and security cluster announced measures to enforce the new regulations under level 3.&nbsp;&ldquo;Under level 3 the responsibility of preventing the spread of the disease will be in the hands of every member of society. Each person is expected to adhere to all precautionary measures which have been outlined by the World ... See full details

  8. Army claims troops not responsible for Alex man’s death

    Date: 28 May 2020
    THE soldiers who were alleged to have been involved in the death of Alexandra resident Collins Khosa last month cannot be held responsible for his death. He was &ldquo;pushed&rdquo; and &ldquo;klapped&rdquo; but &ldquo;conscious and healthy when the security forces left&rdquo;. This is according to an affidavit handed to the high court in Pretoria by the SANDF. It said a... See full details

  9. Fear grips Gauteng retirement village

    Date: 28 May 2020
    Families of residents fume after facility held back on revealing positive status of employee FEAR has gripped a Gauteng retirement village that houses more than 400 vulnerable senior citizens after a staff member working in the food preparation section tested positive for Covid-19. This has stirred accusations that last week&rsquo;s death of a... See full details

  10. We won’t force schools to reopen if the necessary PPE is unavailable – Motshekga

    Date: 28 May 2020
    Angie Motshekga said she was pleased with the rate at which schools were preparing for reopening, and that schools will be fully cleaned, sanitised, and prepared for learners to return. Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga said during her assessment of school readiness in Gauteng on Thursday, that her department will not allow s... See full details

  11. We won’t force schools to reopen if the necessary PPE is unavailable – Motshekga

    Date: 28 May 2020
    Angie Motshekga said she was pleased with the rate at which schools were preparing for reopening, and that schools will be fully cleaned, sanitised, and prepared for learners to return. Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga said during her assessment of school readiness in Gauteng on Thursday, that her department will not allow s... See full details

  12. Teachers’ unions urge KZN members to stay away from work

    Date: 28 May 2020
    The unions called on employers to work closely with them so that they could devise a comprehensive plan together before the reopening of schools in the province. Various teachers&rsquo; unions in the KwaZulu-Natal called their members to not return to work on Thursday, 28 May, in preparation for the reopening on schools. The... See full details

  13. Soweto hospital allegedly starves pregnant woman after fearing she might have Covid-19 – DA

    Date: 28 May 2020
    She was reportedly moved to an isolation ward after displaying some symptoms similar to those for Covid-19, but did not get food for three days as staff refused to have contact with her. Upon admission to the Bheki Mlangeni Hospital&nbsp;in Soweto on 22 April for dizziness and fatigue due to pregnancy, Soweto resident Kgomotso Hlats... See full details

  14. Nearly 50% of R350 grant applications were duplicates – Sassa

    Date: 27 May 2020
    <img class="img-responsive" src="https://citizen.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Olieven-SASSA-Grants-7-626x418.jpg" alt="Nearly 50% of R350 grant applications were duplicates &ndash... See full details

  15. NUM proposes mines with high Covid-19 cases should temporarily close

    Date: 27 May 2020
    It also says all mine managers whose companies were not adhering to the Covid-19 regulations must be arrested. The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) raised their concern after 196 Covid-19 positive cases were reported at the AngloGold Ashanti Mponeng mine near Carletonville, west of Johannesburg. NUM expressed serious conc... See full details

  16. ‘Emerging hotspots’ might remain at level 4 in June

    Date: 26 May 2020
    While there is no need to keep certain areas at level 4, other areas might need to stay at that classification for a while longer in order to curb infection rates. As the country anticipates all the ... See full details

  17. NSFAS errors cost billions

    Date: 26 May 2020
    Minister Nzimande sets up investigation into the root causes of glitches that saw millions paid to &lsquo;wrong students&rsquo; IT IS feared that up to R2 billion in student financial scheme payments made in error to &ldquo;wrong students&rdquo; might never be recovered at a time when thousands struggle to get tertiary educatio... See full details

  18. DA bemoans Sisulu’s appointment of ‘failed ex-minister’ as water services advisor

    Date: 26 May 2020
    Sisulu has been facing scrutiny in recent weeks from the DA for her alleged involvement in tender meddling at the Amatola and Lepelle Water boards. The Democratic Alliance (DA) expressed their disapproval following the appointment of &ldquo;failed ex-minister&rdquo; Susan Shabangu as Water Services advisor by Minister of Human Settl... See full details

  19. Free State govt must pay millions to NPOs, court rules

    Date: 26 May 2020
    The department had undertaken to update &lsquo;core costs&rsquo; annually and to review these in three-year cycles after consultations, but none of this had been done, the court heard. The Free State High Court has ordered that the cash-strapped provincial government must bite the bullet and make good on its promise to nonprofit org... See full details

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