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EFF delegates have been cautioned not to discuss leadership positions ahead of the organisation's four-day elective conference.
People across the country have shared how rolling power outages were affecting their lives - from those struggling to keep jobs or businesses open, to others who depend on electricity for medical treatment.
An appliance which exploded after load shedding may have caused a fire in the room of a 35-year-old Free State nurse at Albert Nzula Hospital.
At least one person has died and another is missing as a result of the flooding that hit Tshwane.
Capetonians who are seeing red over load shedding should also prepare for possible interruptions to their water supply should Eskom decide to move to Stage 6.
The South African Weather Service has issued flood warnings in multiple provinces as heavy rains continue to wreak havoc in parts of the country since last week.
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A fire gutted 97 shacks, leaving 164 people homeless in Jika Joe informal settlement in Pietermaritzburg over the weekend.
The residents of G-West informal settlement in Walmer, Port Elizabeth, blame the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality for the death of nine-year-old Siyabonga Scheepers, who who was electrocuted by izinyoka, an illegal electricity connection.
Citizens around the country have been caught by surprise by Eskom announcing Stage 6 load shedding for the first time ever. Tell us how it is affecting you.
The situation has been complicated by the fact that there was oil leaking from the substation itself.
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Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Gauteng Human Settlements MEC Lebogang Maile will be visiting areas affected by the floods in Gauteng.
Husband and wife team Wouter Bam, 29, and Louzanne Bam, 35, ended 2019 off with a bang. The power couple graduated simultaneously with PhDs in engineering at Stellenbosch University.
Day Zero and a ticking time bomb await farmers, both veteran and emerging, in the Northern Cape.
Four people have been burned to death after two vehicles collided in KwaZulu-Natal. The fatal accident took place on the R34 between Melmoth and Ulundi.
About 150 people who were trapped in a church in Mamelodi following flash floods that hit parts of the area have been rescued.
The Commission for Gender Equality has noted with shock Deputy Minister of Social Development Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu's comments on women being contributors of gender-based violence (GBV) and femicide.
"I'm alive and well." These are the words of former Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini who was speaking on the first day of the SACP's special congress after taking ill nearly four months ago.
The EFF is gearing up to host its second national people's assembly to discuss its policy direction and elect new leaders.
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has been discharged from hospital in Cape Town and returned home with instructions to rest.
Gauteng residents should brace themselves for more heavy rainfall until Wednesday, the SA Weather Service says.
Gauteng police rearrested three prisoners and shot one dead during an escape attempt at the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg. Five prisoners were appearing on different cases when they tried to escape.
Flash floods have hit some parts of Gauteng, including Centurion and Mamelodi in Pretoria.
The Western Cape High Court has heard the City of Cape Town's application for an urgent interdict against foreign nationals living in a church, but believes a meeting should be held to find an overarching solution.
The DA in Johannesburg has written to city manager Ndivhoniswani Lukhwareni, asking him to call off a special council sitting, arguing that an urgent meeting to elect a new speaker is unlawful, because the position is not yet vacant.
The SACP's 4th special national congress kicks off to assess whether it has made progress on some of the resolutions it set out for itself at the 2017 national congress.
Police have arrested two people for the murder of a 10-year-old girl who was killed during a shootout between rival gangs in Tafelsig, according to Western Cape police.
The ANC in Gauteng says it supports the measures the Gauteng provincial government announced to urgently address challenges in two strategic metropolitan municipalities in Tshwane and Johannesburg.
A woman from Durban has reportedly lost her baby after she was allegedly attacked in an apparent road rage incident.
The father of the convicted wife killer Christopher Panayiotou has been shot dead in a street in Uitenhage.
A 32-year-old man has drowned in Skaapkraal near Boundary Road, Cape Town.
The City of Cape Town is expected to apply for an urgent interdict against foreign nationals conducting a sit-in at the Central Methodist Mission for allegedly flouting health and safety by-laws.
The discovery of a 40-year-old man's body buried in a shallow grave next to a road in Gcinisa village, Peddie, has prompted the police to search for his family.
Severe thunderstorms are expected over the extreme eastern parts of the Northern Cape and western parts of the Free State.
The Department of Social Development will soon launch Gauteng's anti-poverty strategy, aimed at easing the burden of poverty on children.
The seven-year-old boy who went missing while visiting his grandmother in Algoa Park two days ago has been found.
The cliché that a week is a long time in politics has been proven true once again – this time in three of South Africa's biggest metros. This past week saw coalition governments fall in Johannesburg, Tshwane and Nelson Mandela Bay.
The final casualty in the Tau Lekoa mine disaster near Orkney, North West, has been located and was being retrieved, Village Main Reef Limited has confirmed.
EFF leader Julius Malema insists he is being prosecuted and convicted in the court of public opinion, via the media, purely for political purposes.
Agri-Northern Cape says it is looking forward to the help it will receive from the government to raise almost R688m for drought aid in the province. This, however, has not been granted yet.
City Power saw an increase in calls to report faults due to system failures and trips on Saturday following load shedding restorations.
City of Johannesburg Mayor Geoff Makhubo has announced his team to take the City "to the next level", while acknowledging there are challenges.
A traditional healer has been rescued from the Sambandou mountains outside Thohoyandou after going missing almost a week ago while looking for herbs, Limpopo police say.
The arrests came after a woman attempted to apply for two birth certificates with fraudulent proof of birth cards at the Department of Home Affairs in Umlazi.
The Equality Court, sitting in the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg, has wrapped up testimonies in a hate speech case brought by the Chinese Association Gauteng (TCA) against 12 respondents.
An adult and four children have been killed "in a horrific collision" in Centurion, Gauteng paramedics say.
Around 200 firefighters have been dismissed after illegal strike action earlier in the year.
Free State police responded to a report of a business robbery at a supermarket, where suspects opened fire and wounded a police officer.
After shooting the police officer, the suspects allegedly stole the police vehicle and robbed a nearby shop.
Officials at the public hearings into the state of shelters have sent the acting director general of the Department of Social Development away, instructing him to prepare himself properly before returning to give them answers.
Some families who have been living in abandoned school buildings in New Brighton, Port Elizabeth, will finally be relocated after nearly 18 years.
The cops allegedly afforded the companies unfair advantage and prejudiced other service providers in return for 'inducements'.
The South African Revenue Service has labelled Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's findings and remedial actions in a report into the early retirement and re-hiring of former deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay as "incompetent" and "irrational".
The construction of the Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Brandfort House Museum in Majwemasweu, Brandfort, the Free State, is complete, the national Department of Sports, Arts and Culture has announced.
Public Service and Administration Minister Senzo Mchunu has dodged a question on whether Eskom's rolling blackouts currently casting the country in darkness is affecting his official residences.
South Africans have responded with typical humour on Twitter to the news that power utility Eskom has implemented stage 6 load shedding.
The body of a Hartebeespoort man has been recovered after his car was swept away by flash floods.
Some provinces can expect heavy rainfall leading to localised flooding on Tuesday, which include northern KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng, according to the SA Weather Service.
SACP leaders are seemingly making a U-turn on the party's 2017 resolution to contest elections independently from the ANC.
Residents of the Eerste Fabriek informal settlement in Mamelodi are pleading for help after at least 700 shacks were destroyed by the major floods that have hit parts of Gauteng.
Cars worth no more than R700 000, a R5 000 per month cellphone allowance, flying economy and no security upgrades to private residences: these are some of the "sacrifices" ministers, premiers and MECs will be making, according to the new ministerial handbook.
Tributes are pouring in for struggle stalwart and anti-apartheid activist Ben Turok, who has died at the age of 92.
Eastern Cape police are searching for the men responsible for the murder of Christopher Panayiotou's father, Costa, and the alleged abduction and rape of his assistant.
There is a large police presence at the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg after five prisoners tried to escape.
Emergency services officials in Tshwane have their hands full monitoring flooding in parts of Centurion and Mamelodi.
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ANC veteran Ben Turok has died at the age of 92, his family has announced.
EFF leader Julius Malema is happy with the fierce lobbying in the party ahead of its second elective conference, which kicks off on Friday.
Police in Willowvale in the Eastern Cape have arrested a 34-year-old man for alleged rape of a 67-year-old woman.
A 39-year-old South African actress is one of over 40 suspects arrested for allegedly driving while under the influence of alcohol this past weekend during operations conducted across Gauteng Province.
Former Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba says the vast response to the launch of the People's Dialogue has "exceeded my wildest expectations".
Centurion households affected by the spate of electricity outages in the City of Tshwane have been asked to exercise some patience as teams are working to resolve power-related issues.
According to police spokesperson Brigadier Motantsi Makhele, her hands were tied up and she had strangled marks around her neck.
It seems the ANC is just as surprised as most people by news reports that former president Jacob Zuma had taken ill and is undergoing treatment in Cuba.
Humanitarian organisation Gift of the Givers says it is struggling to keep up with the impact of the drought in the Eastern Cape.
The South African Weather Service (SAWS) has issued a flood warning for parts of Gauteng due to persistent rain that has brought traffic on the N12 between Potchefstroom and Klerksdorp to a standstill.
Metrorail has released footage captured on CCTV of two of the men wanted for the fires which recently effectively crippled Cape Town’s rail network.
A Botswana national is expected in the dock of the Kuruman Magistrate's Court in the Northern Cape after he allegedly attempted to sell a live cheetah, as well as lion bones.
A rescue team on a mission to recover a trapped mineworker in a gold mine near Orkney, North West, will resume their search after an overnight ground fall forced it to withdraw.
Police have recovered the bodies of a 71-year-old woman and her two granddaughters who were kidnapped from their home almost a week ago.
A Limpopo man has been arrested for allegedly killing his wife, the police said.
A team from the Cape of Good Hope of SPCA got more than it bargained for when it responded to reports of a dog stuck in a drain, only to find three dogs in distress.
The bodies of three of the four mineworkers who were trapped in a gold mine near Orkney have been recovered by rescue workers.
A 15-year-old boy was shot dead and a 13-year-old girl injured in Delft, Western Cape police have said.
Written submissions have opened on the draft bill to amend Section 25 of the Constitution, which deals with expropriation of land without compensation.
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has called for "drastic action" to improve the safety standards and procedures at mines, as four mine workers are trapped and feared dead in a mine in Orkney.
Numerous complaints of serious corruption, fraud and maladministration have been reported to the Health Sector Anti-Corruption Forum – launched by President Cyril Ramaphosa in October to combat corruption in the health sector.
Two former employees of the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) have been sentenced to 15 years' in prison after being found guilty of fraud.
The mine workers have been trapped since Friday afternoon, following "seismic activity".
It seems that the political power brokers of Port Elizabeth will not have much rest over the festive season.
The Department of Arts and Culture says it has appointed a new Robben Island Museum (RIM) acting chairperson, Khensani Maluleke, following a disagreement with the former chairperson, Bernadette Muthien, just months into her appointment.
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