• Health
    The Citizen

    These are the Omicron variant symptoms to look out for

    Angelique Coetzee, chair of the South African Medical Association, told AFP she had seen around 30 patients over the past 10 days who tested positive for Covid-19 but had unfamiliar symptoms. What brought them to the surgery was this extreme tiredness,” she said, speaking from Pretoria, where she practices. She said this was unusual for younger patients.

  • Politics
    The Citizen

    Texas governor complains about 'immigrants from South Africa' illegally entering US

    Texas governor Greg Abbott has landed himself on the wrong side of South Africans after complaining about apparent immigrants from South Africa who have been entering the US border illegally. A social media post from Sunday night left South Africans confused about the apparent immigrants who leave the rainbow nation to for the US, as they question how that is even possible. Biden banned travel from South Africa because of the new Covid variant.

  • News
    SowetanLIVE

    Malema must forget about presidency

    During the years of apartheid, when Afrikaans was introduced as a medium of instruction by the nationalist government, it didn't go down well with us the youth of '76. We took to the streets of Soweto and boycotted classes until that fateful day when students were mowed down by the apartheid regime. All that we wanted was English to be the medium of instruction and Afrikaans as a subject, and after years battling with the nationalist government, we finally won the battle.

  • Politics
    The Citizen

    I warned ANC about appointing 'clown' Mbalula as elections head, says Niehaus

    Niehaus also called Mbalula a “clown” and “blower of hot air”. Mbalula has been heavily criticised after he shared a series of tweets last week about the ANC’s performance in the local government elections. He essentially claimed the ANC didn’t lose the elections, but lost control of municipalities because of coalitions between opposition parties.

  • Health
    The Citizen

    Mandatory vaccination: Here are the places business doesn't you to access

    Lobby group Business for South Africa (B4SA) has provided some suggestions of locations and activities that should be allowed only for those who have been vaccinated against Covid-19. Mandatory vaccinations The conversation around mandatory vaccinations has not been well received by some people across the country, as they believe that forcing them to get vaccinated is a violation of their rights.

  • Sport
    The Citizen

    MaMkhize receives honorary doctorate: 'Address me as Dr President Shauwn Mkhize'

    Shauwn “MaMkhize” Mkhize’s titles are stacking up and the businesswoman and president of Royal AM football club can now add “doctor” to her title. MaMkhize posted her graduation dinner on Sunday and went all out after being conferred an honorary doctorate by Good Shepherd College of Religion and Training. The college awarded her for her dedication to helping the community.

  • Entertainment
    The Citizen

    Jub Jub under fire for comments aimed at Kelly Khumalo

    Snippets from a highly anticipated episode of MacG’s Podcast & Chill have made their rounds on social media, and the episode, featuring media personality and musician Molemo “Jub Jub” Maarohanye, has already sparked controversial discussions on Twitter. In the snippet shared by the host of the podcast, Jub Jub says he will not be filtering anything and that he is open to discussing everything with MacG.