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Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane said that she took exception to a statement by the police which she said suggested that she did not exercise due diligence when conducting investigations.
The governing party and its alliance partners the South African Communist Party and Congress of South African Trade Unions held a briefing on Thursday afternoon after their meeting.
FirstRand, which runs South Africa's largest retail bank, is the latest of the country's four big lenders to warn on profits as the coronavirus outbreak takes it toll on an already shrinking economy.
The gold miner said it began a phased restart of Mponeng - the world's deepest mine - on Monday with four crews on the first shift, just 9% of the normal full complement of 44 crews.
The virtual meeting, hosted by Britain, aims to raise $7.4 billion for immunisation programmes stalled by the pandemic, and launch a new fundraising drive to support potential COVID-19 vaccines.
Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu is briefing the media on the outcomes of the Cabinet meeting.
With the province trying to reserve as much intensive care unit space as possible to deal with the peak in COVID-19 cases, this extra burden is of particular concern for health authorities.
More than 70 people were arrested on Wednesday after demonstrations, focused on the curfew, broke out in several cities.
The interconnectedness of global life in 2020 means that the days of living in privileged bubbles of security now seem forever over, writes Judith February.
Absa and the PSL made the announcement on Thursday that the bank would not be renewing its sponsorship agreement at the end of the current season.
Lobby group Ndifuna Ukwazi said that even though level 3 regulations provided a prohibition on evictions, it was limited.
Officers were also hard at work raiding shops believed to be selling fake goods in Jeppe Street. Several items were confiscated and shops closed down.
National Police Commissioner Khehla Sithole set up a task team following serious allegations of corruption dating back to 2017.
At least six children have been wounded in gun violence in the Cape Town metro this week.
As things stand with the coronavirus pandemic, nominees are expected to film their speeches rather than appear in person and there are no plans for a big audience.
Students are back to training at Groote Schuur Hospital and other healthcare facilities across the Cape, but like several doctors and nurses, they are concerned about their safety.
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and efforts to deal with it means that the Budget that Finance Minister Tito Mboweni tabled in February has to be substantially revised.
The president may have had his hands full with COVID-19 related urgent business, but he did find the time to sign the Independent Police Investigative Directorate Amendment Bill into law.
The party said it wrote to Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister Dr Blade Nzimande demanding an explanation about how the process would be handled.
Mlungisi Thabethe (28) and six others, including a juvenile male, face charges of murder and kidnapping.
The National Union of Public Service and Allied Workers (Nupsaw) said at least six people at the hospital had tested positive for COVID-19.
The department on Wednesday said Thami ka Plaatjie and two former officials were being investigated after an audio discussing their plans to take the money for their personal enrichment surfaced.
On Tuesday, the LFN won its case in the High Court in Pretoria, which found government's lockdown regulations for levels 4 and 3 were unconstitutional and invalid.
The committee believes the fence, valued at R37 million, was not fulfilling the role it was intended to, calling it a waste of money.
The eight officers were handcuffed in a Thursday morning operation along with a former lieutenant general and six private citizens.
The players union, the Australian Cricketers' Association, confirmed to Reuters that they had received revised revenue projections from CA and would hold a board meeting to discuss them later on Thursday.
"While we will no longer be the anchor sponsor for the PSL, soccer will always remain close to our hearts."
The Lions are scheduled to play the Springboks in July next year and will be on South African shores for the first time since 2009.
The Ekurhuleni mayor got into trouble when he tweeted an article and agreed with EFF leader Julius Malema's remarks that 'the white economy should collapse'.
The league, which has been suspended since mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is set to resume on 17 June behind closed doors.
City Power raided the area along with police and disconnected dozens of homes that had plugged into the grid illegally.
The cente said before taking government to court, it had written to the Department of Social Development, Sassa, and the Presidency.
Numsa members were on strike at the steel company since May, accusing management of reducing workers' salaries by 20% without consulting them.
Despite the strict COVID-19 lockdown regulations, boys and girls are still being attacked and killed at an alarming rate.
Carter, a three-time world player of the year, has been a free agent since returning to New Zealand in March from Japan, where a virus-enforced shutdown ended his lucrative stint with Kobe Steelers.
The Games are now due to open on 23 July 2021, but organisers face the unprecedented headache of rearranging the event, which requires a costly rejigging of everything from venues to transport.
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In August 2018, Mkhwebane found Cele had failed to provide witness protection for two whistle-blowers from KwaZulu-Natal, leaving them open to assassination attempts.
The minister said Acsa and some major South African airlines could not be allowed to fail because they played a crucial role in the country's economy.
The showcase has proved a launchpad for relatively unknown filmmakers - 15 directors had been due to make their debut this year - but also puts established contenders on the map.
European nations are emerging from months of devastation with some borders re-opening, but South and Central America have become the new hotspots in a crisis that has claimed at least 385,000 lives worldwide.
Intikane is home to around 20,000 Malian refugees and 15,000 internally displaced Niger citizens -- all of whom previously fled their villages due to jihadist violence -- as well as the local population.
For weeks, Western Cape Community Safety MEC Albert Fritz had been pleading with national government to allow these structures to support authorities.
The union said it had lost confidence that the department would be able to manage the resumption of classes on Monday after reporting that it lost PPE worth millions of rand this week.
Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan and Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter on Wednesday told Parliament that while progress was made, the unbundling process was complex, and that caution was needed.
Police say the suspects fled the scene on Wednesday night and were yet to be arrested.
Inspired by his wife's teleconferencing calls from their isolation in Britain, he wrote and put together a short feature about a couple separated between London and Lagos.
Jim Mattis, who resigned in December 2018 over Trump's ordering of a full troop withdrawal from Syria, also voiced support for the demonstrators whose anti-racism rallies have roiled the country.
Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo said public hearings would resume at the end of June.
The suspect, who was not named, is serving a 'long prison sentence' for an unrelated matter, said Germany's federal criminal agency.