SA expects decisive leadership from the president, including the fight against Covid-19 and holding his Cabinet to account, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
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Separated parents are now allowed to move their children between houses during the nationwide Covid-19 lockdown, provided they meet certain legal requirements.
The government has clarified its stance on children moving between parents during the lockdown, saying it is forbidden and that a child must remain with the parent it was with when the lockdown was effected.
South Africans will still be able to access their social grant payments from 30 March and all shelters are to remain functional during the nationwide lockdown.
Department of Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has activated the National Disaster Relief Fund and set aside R96 million to provide immediate assistance to individuals and families affected by the coronavirus.
They might be from different political parties that have contrasting ideologies, but on gender-based violence they all agree – it is an issue that cannot be politicised.
Minister of Small Business Development Lindiwe Zulu has placed nine officials in her department on suspension for their involvement in alleged corruption and fraudulent activities.
The ANC has called upon the millions of Zimbabweans who had made South Africa their home to get involved in turning around their country.
State-owned arms manufacturer Denel has allegedly cancelled an R80m tender that was issued under the auspices of a company that does not exist.
Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has distanced herself from reports that a friend of hers allegedly raped a young woman.
Procurement problems, language differences and allegations of domination by the Chinese are hampering the construction of the motor plant.
Two pensioners died on the first day of social grant payments under the 21-day lockdown in Pimville, Soweto, and Hammersdale in KwaZulu-Natal.
Ministers have briefed the media – just over 24 hours before nationwide lockdown – to give clarity on what is allowed or not allowed during the lockdown, and to explain how basic services will function.
A video of the minister out and about, saying she is finding it difficult to stay home, has caused outrage in light of government's call for social distancing.
Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu says government will be monitoring South African citizens outside the country, including those still in Wuhan who were not able to board the plane home.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has cleared ANC chairperson and Minister of Mineral Resources Gwede Mantashe as well as Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu of using their political influence in the awarding of a multi-million rand tender in the Eastern Cape.
The controversial decision to grant environmental authorisation for the Watson family's massive wind farm project on the summit of the Groot Winterhoek mountains near Uitenhage has been overturned – at least temporarily.
The ANC's national executive committee, its alliance partners and leaders from the party's structures are discussing its January 8 statement and election manifesto over the next two days.
Delegates at the ANC's Eastern Cape elective conference have cried foul over the registration process, with claims of unauthorised members being present at the event.
Businessman Sazi Fakude, a close companion of Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu, has been accused of raping a young woman he allegedly abducted from a Sandton nightclub.
Some ANC members are selling the party out, just like they did during the anti-apartheid struggle, national executive committee member Lindiwe Zulu has said.
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