The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) has noted the presentation by the Director General of Basic Education to the Parliamentary Education Portfolio Committee regarding the reopening of schools. SADTU stands firm on its position which was articulated on Friday that no school shall open until their concerns are addressed. The union on Friday last […]
In a media briefing on Tuesday evening the Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize said the nationwide lockdown has dramatically deflected South Africa’s COVID-19 infection curve, buying the country time to strengthen its healthcare systems. The lockdown stopped the huge movement of people and therefore reduced what would have been an exponential rise in COVID-19 cases. […]
Gauteng police have arrested five people in the past few days for impersonating a police officers, soldier and emergency service employee. A 25-year-old dreadlocked man was arrested in Heidelberg for impersonating a member of SANDF and possession of stolen property after he was found walking in the CBD wearing full SANDF uniform on Sunday, 26 […]
The President will address South Africans on Freedom Day at 12pm, reflecting on the 26 years of democracy. This year’s Freedom Day is celebrated under theme: “Solidarity and Triumph of the Human Spirit in these challenging times”.
MEDIA STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE PRESIDENCY OF SOUTH AFRICA DATE : 27 APRIL 2020 PRESIDENT RAMAPHOSA WELCOMES CUBAN HEALTH PROFESSIONALS President Cyril Ramaphosa welcomes Cuban health professionals to support efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19 in South Africa. 217 Cuban health specialists and workers have arrived in South Africa, today, Monday, 27 April 2020 […]