Click on the links below for the full story or visit our home page for the latest news.
Johannesburg mayor Geoff Makhubo has passed away in hospital after contracting Covid-19. He was 53.
Makhubo went into self-quarantine on 20 June, during which time he committed to continue monitoring and providing guidance on work being carried out to contain and manage the spread of Covid-19 in Johannesburg.
The Pietermaritzburg High Court has dismissed, with costs, former President Jacob Zuma’s urgent application to have his imprisonment stayed.
Judge Bhekisisa Mnguni delivered the judgement on Friday morning, without explaining the basis of his decision to dismiss the application.
The Johannesburg High Court has ruled that the suspension of ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule was valid. The ruling was handed down by Judge Jody Kollapen on Friday.
Magashule’s matter was brought on an urgent basis back in May, challenging the party’s step-aside guidelines which were hotly debated and adopted at its 54th national conference.
Kubayi-Ngubane said the department was encouraged by the increase in COVID-19 vaccinations per day, but had been receiving a number of requests from citizens to prioritise a certain sector of the population.
Therefore, South Africans between the ages of 35 and 49 would be able to register for vaccines electronically from 15 July, with the rollout expected to commence from 1 August.
The worst-kept secret in South African football was confirmed on Friday, as Kaizer Chiefs announced the signing of six new players ahead of the 2021/22 campaign.
Amakhosi were expected to go big in this transfer window, after serving a season long transfer ban imposed by world footballing body Fifa, who found them guilty of misconduct in the transfer of Madagascan international Andriamirado ‘Dax’ Andrianarimanana from Fosa Juniors.