Drug dealers due in court

DURBAN – Last night at 23:30, the Pietermaritzburg K9 Unit embarked on an operation in the Pietermaritzburg poling precinct. The team proceeded to two flats in Pietermaritz Street where a search was

Moderna Says Its Vaccine Is Effective Against COVID-19 Variants

U.S. pharmaceutical company Moderna said Monday its COVID-19 vaccine appears to produce virus-neutralizing antibodies against new variants of the coronavirus found in Britain and South Africa. In a statement, the company said

US to Track COVID-19 Variants, Study Whether Vaccines Remain Effective

The U.S. is increasing efforts to track the several coronavirus variants emerging as the virus continues to spread throughout the world, a health official said Sunday. The plan is to monitor “the

Health briefs media on care and death of Shonisani Lethole at Tembisa Tertiary Hospital, 27 Jan

The Health Ombud, Professor Malegapuru Makgoba will on 27 January 2021 host a virtual media briefing to release the findings of the investigations into the circumstances surrounding the care and death of

Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms 4 551 more cases of Coronavirus COVID-19

As of today the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases identified in South Africa is 1 417 537 with 4 551 new cases identified since the last report. The cumulative total of tests

Minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma briefs media on disaster response measures to mitigate the impact of tropical storm Eloise, 26 Jan

Update on disaster response measures to mitigate the impact of tropical storm Eloise The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma will lead a media briefing on

India Launches ‘Neighborly Vaccine Diplomacy’

NEW DELHI – In an unusual diplomatic initiative, India has donated millions of doses of the British-developed AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine being produced in the country to neighboring South Asian nations. The “vaccine

Biden to Reinstate COVID Travel Rules, Add South Africa

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden on Monday will formally reinstate COVID-19 travel restrictions on non-U.S. travelers from Brazil, Ireland, the United Kingdom and 26 other European countries that allow travel across open

World Nears 100 Million COVID-19 Cases

The world is on the verge of reaching 100 million COVID-19 infections, according to Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center statistics. More than 2 million people have died from the virus. The coronavirus

President Cyril Ramaphosa: Eulogy at the official funeral of Minister Jackson Mthembu

Eulogy by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the official funeral of Minister Jackson Mphikwa Mthembu, Emalahleni, Mpumalanga Programme Directors, Minister Gwede Mantashe Lindiwe Ntshali Ntshali Deputy President David Mabuza, Members of the Mthembu

Task Team investigate arson and house robbery at Fort Beaufort

FORT BEAUFORT – A 72 hour reaction plan has been activated in search for suspect/suspects behind an incident where a Fort Beaufort farm house burnt down and an unconfirmed number of firearms

Suspects arrested during Festive Season operations

AMATHOLE DISTRICT – Steve Vukile Tshwete and Kei Road Police members were busy with Festive season operations over the weekend when they arrested eight (8) suspects for outstanding warrants of arrest, malicious