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Northern Cape cops clamp down on the mandrax trade

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South African Police Service operations in the Northern Cape have put a dent in the mandrax trade with arrests and seizures this week. In two separate incidents, police arrested a 42-year-old male and a 36-year-old male in possession of significant quantities of mandrax both crushed and in tablet form. Kimberley …

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‘Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma will not cry over being criticised’

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Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema, on Thursday 28 May, came out saying that Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma will not falter because of a bit of criticism. Malema maintained that she should continue fighting the “issue of alcohol”.  This comes shortly after President Cyril Ramaphosa …

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Nobody is being forced to go to church

The national coronavirus command council has defended government’s decision to lift the restrictions on religious gatherings during level three of the lockdown. Cooperative Governance Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. Picture: @NationalCoGTA/Twitter JOHANNESBURG – The national coronavirus command council has defended government’s decision to lift the restrictions on religious gatherings during level three …

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Domestic workers may return to work under Level 3

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Minister of Trade and Industry, during a National coronavirus Command Council (NCCC) briefing on Thursday 28 May, gave the go-ahead for domestic workers to return to work under Level 3 lockdown. Patel said the return is permitted as long as safety regulations and protocols are followed. DOMESTIC WORKERS MAY RETURN …

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24 illegal initiation schools shut down in the Eastern Cape

The premier had suspended the winter traditional initiation season due to the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown. FILE: Young boys attending a traditional initiation school. Picture: AFP CAPE TOWN – Twenty-four illegal initiation schools have been shut down in the Eastern Cape. The premier had suspended the winter traditional initiation season …

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