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Fed-up Eastern Cape villagers have taken a tough stance against the husband of Khusela Diko, the beleaguered spokesperson of President Cyril Ramaphosa, in the wake of the personal protective equipment saga.
Following their 2-1 defeat to Fulham on Tuesday night in the Championship playoff final at Wembley and failed attempt to reach the Premier League‚ Brentford have confirmed that Bafana Bafana midfield star Kamohelo Motkotjo will be leaving the club.
Civil society organisation the Activists Movement of South Africa (AMSA) says Cyril Ramaphosa’s government cannot be trusted, nor can he, and has labelled those who “steal” Covid-19 funds "thieves and murderers".
While KwaZulu-Natal prepares for a peak of in Covid-19 infections, being tipped as the next epicentre in the country, health minister Zweli Mkhize has justified the amount number of unused beds in the province.
Radiant in a long white gown and veil, 29-year-old Lebanese bride Israa Seblani stands smiling and posing for her wedding video. The scene is shattered by a deafening roar, and a powerful shockwave nearly blows her off her feet.
The failure by Nelson Mandela Bay municipality to fix the potholes in Old Uitenhage Road between Smartie Town and Missionvale township has prompted four unemployed residents to fix the road themselves. In return, motorists give them money.
Some people in the Eastern Cape have waited more than a month for their Covid-19 test results, with some even returning to work without knowing their status.
This has raised concerns about whether they are in good enough health to be around others, as they could infect them.
Mandlenkosi Witness Windvoel, a care worker at the Burgersdorp Child and Youth Care Centre, tested on June 29 but now, more than five weeks later, still has not received his results.
Local fans are excitedly counting down the hours until the restart of local football and action resumes with a Nedbank Cup semifinal double-header that will be played in front of an empty Orlando Stadium on Saturday.