IN THIS BULLETIN: The Presidency has just confirmed that Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has died, aged 61.
IN THIS BULLETIN: South Africa’s economy went into a recession in the second quarter of 2018 after two consecutive quarters of negative growth.
Murdered Durban schoolboy Miguel Louw has been cremated. A funeral service for the Grade 4 pupil who went missing in July has been held at the St Anne’s church in Sydenham.
IN THIS BULLETIN: President Cyril Ramaphosa has held a meeting to discuss bilateral relations with China this afternoon. Ramaphosa’s called on the Chinese communist party to work more closely with the ANC.
IN THIS BULLETIN: Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa says no new klebsiella infections have been reported so far at a Vosloorus hospital. Six babies have died in the outbreak at Thelle Mogoerane Hospital.
IN THIS BULLETIN: The Ivory Park Taxi Association says they are confused about the murder of their members in KwaZulu-Natal. 11 people died, four were wounded and two escaped unharmed when their taxi came under fire.
IN THIS BULLETIN: Zimbabwean police have increased visibility across the country ahead of the much-anticipated election next week. Hotspots are being monitored to ensure people’s safety.
IN THIS BULLETIN: The Hawks have made a breakthrough arrest following the recent spate of cash-in-transit robberies. Suspected heist kingpin 39-year old Wellington “Bibi” Cenenda was apprehended in Bloemfontein on Thursday.
IN THIS BULLETIN: The EFF has used its fifth birthday celebration to fire up supporters ahead of next year’s general elections. Charismatic party leader Julius Malema addressed thousands of red berets in Mdantsane, near East London on Saturday.
IN THIS BULLETIN: Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has broken his silence. He says he won’t vote for a particular party. But he’s also wished MDC leader, Nelson Chamisa well.