| 174 new Covid-19 deaths recorded as country nears the 300 000 confirmed-case mark
In his daily Covid-19 report, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said 82 of the new deaths were recorded in Gauteng.

View Article | Govt hits back at Sadtu's call for schools to stay closed amid Covid-19 surge
The Department of Basic Education has hit back at the South African Democratic Teachers Union who resolved schools should close amid a peak in Covid-19 cases, saying such a decision will only be made by the Cabinet.

View Article | WRAP | Pupils without masks can not be sent home alone, experts criticise govt’s taxi regulations
Stay up to date with the latest news, views and analysis as the number of coronavirus cases in SA increases.

View Article | Where death comes wrapped in plastic: Eastern Cape battles to curb Covid-19 outbreak
The tentacles of coronavirus have snaked into the Eastern Cape, delving stealthily into its under-equipped hospitals and impoverished townships.

View Article | Mixed reactions from political parties over Sadtu's call for schools to close
While the DA has outwardly rejected calls by the South African Democratic Teachers Union for the closure of schools, the EFF and ANC have taken a different approach.

View Article | SAHRC, Dlamini-Zuma establish committee to deal with Covid-19 regulations
The SA Human Rights Commission and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma agreed to set up a technical committee to help the government ensure that Covid-19 measures adopted are consistent with human rights.

View Article | Cele maps a way forward with IPHC leadership after church grows frustrated by police 'inaction'
This follows an incident at the church's headquarters in Zuurbekom, on the West Rand in Johannesburg, at the weekend which left five people dead and more than 40 arrested for being in possession of ammunition.

View Article | Gwede Mantashe, wife Nolwandle test positive for Covid-19
According to a statement by the Presidency, Gwede Mantashe and his wife received their test results earlier on Tuesday.

View Article | Schools shutdown: We're not calling for learning to stop, we want it to happen outside classrooms - Sadtu
Sadtu says it does not plan to head to the courts, but will use a different approach, should Department of Basic Education not heed its call for schools to remain closed.

View Article | WATCH | Treading water: Storm-ravaged Gugulethu residents get relief from Gift of the Givers
Residents of Gugulethu have received mattresses and hygiene products from Gift of the Givers after heavy storms swept through the Western Cape.

View Article | Man accused of setting girlfriend alight, makes first court appearance
Kholofelo Nonyane, 35, is expected to apply for bail when the case resumes on 20 July.

View Article | Cecil John Rhodes statue in Cape Town vandalised, head chopped off
A statue of Cecil John Rhodes was vandalised at Cape Town's Rhodes Memorial, with the head removed from the bust.

View Article | 'Ghost students' haunt NSFAS
Corrupt syndicates are still haunting the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS), its administrator, Dr Randall Carolissen, told Parliament.

View Article | Covid-19: Western Cape using 60% of its oxygen supply in hospitals
With Covid-19 cases still on the rise, the Western Cape is only using approximately 60% of its available oxygen supply, the province's premier, Alan Winde, revealed.

View Article | Taxi windows must stay slightly open to help reduce Covid-19 spread, says Mkhize
All taxis are expected to operate with some windows slightly opened as part of reducing the spread of Covid-19 inside the usually packed vehicles.

View Article | OR Tambo customs officials seize rhino horns worth R117m
Customs officials at OR Tambo Internatioanl Airport say they have seized dozens of rhino horns, disguised as art and valued at about R117 million.

View Article | 538 textile factory workers fired for unprotected strike over delayed UIF payment
More than 530 textile employees were fired by a King William's Town factory for twice engaging in an unprotected strike, despite company warnings.

View Article | New lockdown regulations: Pupils should not be sent home alone if they do not have a mask
In new regulations published this week, schools and parents will have to take extra measures to ensure children who arrive without masks are safe.

View Article | LIST | 13 KZN driver's licence offices closed due to Covid-19
As a precautionary measure, all services have been suspended with immediate effect and infected staff members have since gone into self-isolation.

View Article | Cops hunt for suspects behind cash-in-transit heist between Bela Bela and Marble Hall
Limpopo police are appealing to anyone who may have information that may assist with apprehending perpetrators behind a cash-in-transit heist between Bela Bela and Marble Hall.

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