Companies 'panic exported' before national lockdown - Motsoaledi

2020-03-27 21:52

Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says businesses also felt the panic buying itch in the lead up to the national lockdown, and were seen to have began "panic exporting".

Minister to lay a charge over coronavirus fake news

2020-03-25 19:49

Minister of Home Affairs Aaron Motsoaledi will lay a charge against people accused of spreading fake news about Covid-19 in South Africa.

Covid19: SA citizens in Wuhan heading back home - how ready is SA?

2020-03-02 05:20

With the repatriation of 151 South Africans from Wuhan in China, the South African government has already started implementing plans to prevent the spread of the virus. Here is what you need to know.

ANC members were freedom fighters, not refugees - Motsoaledi defends changes to refugee laws

2020-01-09 11:17

Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has dismissed criticism of amendments to refugee laws, saying the changes are aimed at closing gaps in the legislation.

Q&A: From doctors' salaries to 'top-up' insurance: What we know about NHI

2019-10-06 14:01

While government intends to have NHI up and running by 2026, with public hearings due to start in October, several questions remain unanswered. Fin24 spoke to public health expert Dr Lydia Cairncross to find out more.

Vaping tax: A mistake in the making?

2019-03-04 08:54

One can only imagine the number of new taxes government will think up to boost its coffers. Is Treasury going to punish us for enjoying the odd oily meal or salty chips, asks Thembinkosi Gcoyi.

Lawyers nabbed for alleged fake cerebral palsy lawsuits worth millions

2019-02-25 19:53

A group of lawyers has been milking the state of millions of rands in alleged fake medical negligence claims for cerebral palsy cases, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says.

Jane Furse Hospital partly reopened, but theatres not yet functional

2018-12-28 22:09

Jane Furse Hospital near Burgersfort in Limpopo has partly reopened for patient admissions after being closed for more than a week.

Listeriosis: Cape Town woman hospitalised but cases taper off

2018-11-05 22:37

Sporadic cases of listeriosis continue to affect South Africans even after the outbreak that killed 180 people was declared over earlier this year.

NHI rollout could be delayed - Motsoaledi

2018-11-01 13:03

The National Health Insurance roll out, which was set for 2025, could effectively be delayed as part of the money meant for NHI will now go towards the economic stimulus package.


National lockdown: Marriage certificates will not be issued, home affairs on skeleton staff

2020-03-25 21:00

Home Affairs will only issue temporary IDs for those who lost theirs and need to make an essential transaction, replacement birth certificates for children who need an essential service like Sassa grants and death certificates.

Gordhan: Other airlines are asking SAA to take on their passengers

2020-03-18 09:48

Many airlines have grounded more than 50% of their planes.

Motsoaledi applauds arrest of OR Tambo immigration official for alleged R100 000 bribe

2020-01-17 12:40

Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has welcomed the arrest of a Gauteng immigration official accused of corruption, extortion and defeating the ends of justice.

Guptas seeking to renew SA passports: 'No way', says Motsoaledi - report

2019-12-25 10:36

Minister of Home Affairs Aaron Motsoaledi said his department has blocked the Gupta family's attempts for an extension of their SA passports.

'I have had no dealings with Bosasa' - Gwede Mantashe

2019-03-15 16:57

"Since appointed minister, I have had no dealings with Bosasa," Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe's has said in response to a parliamentary question from EFF MP Yoliswa Yako.

Motsoaledi's 'captured MPs' comment undemocratic and unhealthy

2019-02-28 05:00

Dr Aaron Motsoaledi has the singular distinction of having served in as minister in one portfolio since 2009. Yet, in that time, the health system has regressed considerably, writes Tsholofelo Mokone.

Motsoaledi: We can't wait to improve healthcare before implementing NHI

2019-02-14 13:21

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says in 2019 government will take significant steps in implementing universal healthcare.

'Tis the season: Ramaphosa's stimulus package provides major health sector jobs boost

2018-12-10 17:24

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has announced the implementation of a presidential stimulus package which will help boost the health sector with the creation of more than 5 300 jobs throughout the country.

Motsoaledi 'heartbroken' over money making on hospital linen

2018-11-01 16:44

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says hospital suppliers have been marking up linen by as much as 48%, impacting hospitals in need.

Motsoaledi receives international prizes for role in fight against TB

2018-10-24 13:22

Minister of Health Aaron Motsoaledi has been honoured with two Kochon prizes in The Hague, Netherlands, after he was recognised for his role and political leadership in the fight against TB globally.

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