Author: Mfundo

By: Mfundo Mabaso Umkhonto Wesizwe Military Veterans Association Spokesperson, Carl Neihaus, has been suspended  following a personal attack on the ANC Deputy Secretary General, Jessie Duarte. Neihaus received a letter from the ANC Secretary General, Ace Magashule, detailing his misconduct as he is employed by this office, to give support to the work of the […]

By: Mthokozisi Manqele Umphakathi wase Big5 Hlabisa, enyakatho yeKwaZulu-Natal, usuhlalele ovalweni ubona kwenyuka izinga lokushona kulendawo ngenxa yeCOVID-19. Esikhathi nje esifushane kushone obaba nomama emizini emine, abantwana abancane basala bodwa, eminye akusekho muntu. Emakhaya lesifo, abantu bebengakakholwa ukuthi sikhona nokuthi siyabulala. Lomphakathi wase Big5 Hlabisa usucele abezempilo ukuba bazobahlola ukuze behlale besazi isimo sabo sempilo […]

By: Mfundo Mabaso COVID-19 Ministerial Advisory Committee Chairperson, Professor Salim Abdool Karim says the daily hospital admissions during the COVID-19 second wave is more than double than any level during the first wave owing to the new variant. Karim had been speaking during an engagement on the update on COVID-19 and the new variant 501.V2, […]

By: Zilungile Mkhize iDemocratic Alliance seyibhalele uMengameli Cyril Ramaphosa incwadi ifuna achaze kabanzi mayelana nezinhlelo zikahulumeni zokutholela lelizwe umgomo we-COVID-19. Lenhlangano ithi kuningi uhulumeni angakudaluli emphakathini mayelana nalezinhlolo, ikakhulu ukuthi ngobani asebenzisana nabo, nokuthi uzofika nini futhi uhlelwe ukuthi asabalaliswe ndlelani ngokwezifundazwe. Umnyango wezempilo usanda kuphumela obala uchaza ukuthi usuxhumene ne COVAX centre, ukuthola isiqiniseko […]

By: Bongani Gina Ungqongqoshe wezempilo kulesfundazwe uNomagugu Simelane, uthi umnyango wakhe usaphenya ngemibiko eveza ukuthi ziningi iziguli ezihaqwe i-COVID-19, esezishone ngenxa ye-load shedding, okuwuhlelo lokunqamuka kukagesi izikhawu. Imibiko engakaqinisekiswa ithi izibhedlela ezahlukahlukene zishonelwe yiziguli ngesikhathi kunqamuka ugesi ezibhedlela ngenxa yeloadshedding, maqede angaduma amagenerator okulindeleke ukuba kube yiwona akhiqiza ugesi uma unqamuka. Le mibiko ithi zingu […]

By: Lindelani Mbatha iANC Women’s League kulesisifundazwe ithi ilimale kakhulu ngokudlula emhlabeni kukangqongqoshe wezokuphepha uBheki Ntuli. uNtuli udlule emhlabeni ngempelasonto emvakokuxhinwa wukugula okuhambisana neCovid 19 ekwesinye sezibhedlela eThekwini. Bangaphezu kuka-279-thousand abantu abahaqwe yileligciwane kulesisifundazwe kanti sekudlule emhlabeni abangaphezu kuka 6-thousand-300. Oyisikhulumi seANC Women’s League kulesisifundazwe uMbali Frazer uthi uNtuli ubekuthathela phezulu ukukhathazeka kwabantu besifazane ngeGender […]

By: Zilungile Mkhize Inyunyana yabasebenza ngokusansimbi, iNational Union of Metalworkers of South Africa, ithi isiteleka sayo esiqhubeka kuzwelonke, ezinkampanini zakwa Macsteel, sizoqhubeka baze babuyiselwe emsebenzini abaxoshwa. i-Macsteel isolwa ngokudiliza abasebenzi bayo abangu 99 ngo December. Lenkampani inamafemu KwaZulu Natal, Port Elizabeth, Western Cape, Gauteng nase Mpumalanga. iNUMSA ithi iziphathimandla zalenkampani zinesihluku esikhulu kakhulu, njengoba zakwazi […]

By: Lindelani Mbatha & Mfundo Mabaso Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister, Blade Nzimande, says NSFAS students who have not yet completed their 2020 academic year, will continue to get their allowance until they complete their studies. Nzimande has been briefing media on the state of readiness of tertiary institutions to start the academic year. […]

By: Bright Ntuli One South Africa Movement leader, Mmusi Maimane, says the Department of Basic Education has a hard task ahead to ensure that schools are safe, sanitary and adequately prepared for the new COVID-19 variant. This as the reopening of schools has been delayed by two weeks. Pupils will now return to the classroom […]

By: Bright Ntuli US Madam Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris says the inauguration on Wednesday will mark a new chance to heal, rebuild, and strengthen the country’s democracy. She is expected to resign her Senate seat today, being replaced by California’s Secretary of State, Democrat Alex Padilla. Harris has chosen US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor […]

By: Mthokozisi Manqele Impilo yesalukazi esineminyenya engu 77 ubudala isengcupheni njengoba indlu esihlala kuyo sodwa ingadilika noma nini, isimpitshize silimale noma sishone. Ugogo uNontobeko Ngwane waseDumisa ku ward 21 eMzimkhulu, akazange abenabo abantwana futhi akasakwazi ukuzihambela. Uhlala endlini esipheshukelwe wuphahla kanti nodonga lwayo lusesimweni sokudilika. Omakhelwane bakhe bathi wake wahamba wayohlala nezihlobo zakhe kancane kodwa […]

By: Pamella Majola & Mfundo Mabaso KwaZulu-Natal  continues to rank first in the country, in terms of the number of active COVID-19 cases. This is according to the province’s Premier, Sihle Zikalala,  as he addressed the media … on the provinces Covid-19 situation as well as the latest developments. Zikalala says the virus is now […]

By: Mfundo Mabaso KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala has confirmed the passing of provincial Transport, Community Safety and Liaison MEC, Bheki Ntuli. Zikalala confirmed this during a media briefing, saying he died in the late hours of Saturday due to COVID-19 complications at a Durban hospital. He describes Ntuli as a leader who was exemplary and […]

By: Mfundo Mabaso Former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe has accused President Cyril Ramaphosa of using Glencore’s Optimum Coal mine to fund his own political agenda via Power Utility Eskom . Molefe has been testifying at the Zondo commission of inquiry investigating state capture. Detailing his opening statement Molefe says Optimum Coal mine owed Eskom billions […]

By: Mfundo Mabaso The World Health Organisation Regional Office for Africa says revamped public health measures are critical to avert a runaway surge in infections that could stretch health facilities to the breaking point. An average of 25 223 cases were reported each day between 28 December 2020 and 10 January 2021 in Africa, which […]

By: Sthulile Mdletshe Inkampani kagesi uEskom isixwayise ngokuthi maningi amathuba okuthi kuqhubeke uhlelo lokunqanyuka kuka gesi izikhawu, iLoadshedding, njengoba isazama ukuletha uzinzo kulenkampani. uEskom ukhala ngokuthi izikhungo zawo zokuphehla ugesi ziyaqhubeka nokulungiswa. Okhulumela uEskom, uSikhonathi Mantshathsa, uthi amathimba abo asebenza kanzima ukulungisa izingqalasizinda. uMantshatsha uthi noma bengeke bakugweme ukunqanyulwa kukagesi ngezikhathi ezibekiwe kodwa kuzoba phakathi […]

By: Pamella Majola Radio Veteran, Welcome Bhodloza Nzimande, known as Ingulube encane has passed away. Nzimande passed away this morning in Umhlanga Hospital, north of Durban, after a short illness. His career began in 1978 when he joined the  SABC as an announcer. He was also a presenter at the SABC for a show, Ezodumo, […]

By: Sthulile Mdletshe Basic Education Deputy Minister Reginah Mhawule says the reopening of schools will be postponed to the 15th of February. The ministry is holding a media briefing on plans to reopen schools in 2021. Initially schools were suppose to open on the 25th of January but the school calendar has been revised due […]

By: Zilungile Mkhize Ikhomishana ephenya nge State Capture, seyitshelwe ukuthi owayengumengameli uJacob Zuma, wayalela omunye wabasebenzi bomnyango wezamabhizinisi kahulumeni, ukuba atshele owayeyisikhulu kwaEskom uZola Tshotsi ukuthi ahoxise umhlangano owawukhethekile webhodi lalenkampani ngo 2015. UMatsietsi Mokholo, nowayengumqondisi kulomnyango uveze lokhu ngesikhathi ethula ubufakazi kukhomishana ka-Raymond Zondo. Uthi wathola ucingo oluphuthumayo olwaluvela kuZuma, nathi wethuka kakhulu ukubona […]

Cyber security and small business expert Hennie Ferreira says outdated technology is one of the challenges the South African Revenue Service has to address. This after SARS announced on social media that they were experiencing problems with Adobe Flash Player – causing certain forms not to load correctly. Ferreira says the service was fore-warned about […]

By: Lindelani Mbatha Ungqongqoshe wezempilo KwaZulu-Natal  uNomagugu Simelane Zulu uthi esikhathini esiningi iKZN iyaba senkingeni yokushoda kweOxygen esiza ezibhedlela. uSimelane Zulu ubephendula imibuzo yamalunga ekomidi lezempilo ephalamende. Ngesonto eledlule kushone iziguli ezingu-6 esibhedlela esizimele emvakokuba kuphazamiseke imishini ezinikeza iOxygen. Sekuvele ukuthi ukushoda kwalomoya wokuphefumula yikho okuholela ekutheni kufe abantu abaningi ngenxa yeCovid 19, evala ukuphefumula. […]

By: Bongani Gina & Mfundo Mabaso EFF leader Julius Malema is calling for the postponement of of all elections amid a spike in COVID-19 infections. Malema is briefing the media on various issues pertaining to the government’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. The local government elections are set to take place sometime later this year, […]

US President Donald Trump has become the first president in the country’s history to be impeached twice. The House of Representatives voted to impeach him on the charge of incitement of insurrection after the president allegedly incited a violent mob to storm the Capitol last week. The vote was 232-197, with ten House Republicans supporting […]

By: Pamella Majola The Judicial Service Commission has referred a complaint by health advocacy organisation the African Alliance against Chief Justice, Mogoeng Mogoeng, to the Judicial Conduct Committee. The complaint is over remarks the chief justice made, regarding vaccines at a public prayer at Tembisa Hospital, in Gauteng, in December last year. Mogoeng had made […]

By: Lindelani Mbatha KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu says they are concerned about videos and voice notes spreading false information about COVID-19 and its vaccines. Simelane Zulu has been briefing media on misleading rumours about the virus and myths surrounding 5G technology. Last week, aggrieved eThekwini community members set fire to the recently installed 5G […]

By: Sthelile Mdletshe Inyunyana iBroadcasting, Electronic, Media and Allied Workers Union, ithi izophinde ihlangane nozakwabo i-Communication Workers Union ukudingida uhlelo lokudilizwa kwabasebenzi kumsakazeli wezomphkathi i-SABC. Lokhu kuza emva kokuthi i-SABC ihlongoza ukuqhubeka nohlelo lwayo luka Section 189 lokukhishwa kwezincwadi zokudilizwa kwabasenzi abangaphezuly kuka 300. Owe-Bemawu u-Hannes du Buisson uthi basamile ekutheni udaba lokudiliza abasebenzi into […]

By: Bright Ntuli Home Affairs minister, Aaron Motsoaledi, has temporarily suspended several services rendered by his department under level three of the lockdown. The suspension is forced by the increasing number of home affairs employees who have tested positive for COVID-19. Between March and December last year 5 hundred and 32 staff tested positive for […]

By: Lindelani Mbatha Cooperative Governance Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma says the banking sector must ensure that sanitizers are available in all their ATMs. She’s been briefing media on the extended level 3 Lockdown restrictions and regulations. President Cyril Ramaphosa announced this week, that the country will remain under level 3 of the national lockdown. The president […]

By: Zilungile Mkhize The discovery of new chemical compounds, made by researchers at the University of Pretoria, could be the answer to treating and eliminating malaria. The discovery involved identifying substances able to kill several stages of the deadly human malaria parasite. The head of the university’s Institute for Sustainable Malaria Control, Lyn-Marie Birkholtz, says […]

By: Lindelani Mbatha Usihlalo wekomidi lephalamende elibhekelele umnyango wezenhlalakahle uBongani Bongo uthi iNingizimu Africa kumele iqinise imigomo kanye nezokuphepha emingceleni yakuleli. uBongo ukhulume kanjena nabezindaba, njengoba lelikomidi beliyohlola isimo eBeitbridge boader post ephakathi kweNingizimu Africa neZimbabwe namhlanje. Benza lokhu nje izolo umengameli uCyril Ramaphosa uyivalile imingcele engu-20 ephuma kanye nengena kuleli. uBongo uthi lezindawo kumele […]


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