• Politics

    Nigerians in South Africa Condemn Calls for Protest Against Them

    Nigerian Citizens Association in South Africa (NICASA) on Wednesday condemned tweets by a group of South Africans calling for the staging of protest against its members. NICASA President Ben Okoli condemned the calls in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria. He said the calls for the protests to hold at the Nigerian High Commission in Pretoria and the Nigerian Consulate in Johannesburg on Sept.

  • Politics

    Renaming of four SA airports being considered: what you need to know

    The government is considering renaming four of SA's key airports. This is according to transport minister Fikile Mbalula, who replied to a parliamentary question posed by EFF MP Nontando Nolutshungu this week. Here is what you need to know.

  • News
    The Citizen

    What does lockdown Level 1 mean for parents and families

    Effective Sunday, 20 September 2020, South Africa will be moving to lockdown Level 1 of what has been a five-month journey. The president addressed the nation yesterday evening, informing them of what “our new normal” will be. President Cyril Ramaphosa announced some key changes that will be made to restrictions as we move to Level 1, stating that “now, with the further progress, we have made as infections have come down further, we are now ready for a new phase in our response to the pandemic”.

  • Politics
    The Citizen

    Foreigners 'live in constant fear' in SA due to xenophobia: HRW

    Foreign nationals in South Africa suffer “routine” harassment, violence and discrimination by locals and government authorities, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Thursday. The group said xenophobia remained widespread in South Africa despite a government action plan rolled out in May 2019 to combat “intolerance”. Foreign workers are often victims of anti-immigrant sentiment in South Africa — the continent’s most industrialised economy — where they compete against locals for jobs, particularly in...

  • Business
    The Citizen

    Former ANC Western Cape secretary Songezo Mjongile has died

    The former ANC Western Cape provincial secretary Songezo Mjongile has died, ANC spokesperson Pule Mabe confirmed in a statement on Friday morning. Comrade Songezo passed on peacefully in the evening hours on Thursday, 17 September 2020, at his family home in Morningside, Johannesburg surrounded by his wife and loved ones,” Mabe said. Mjongile was diagnosed with colon cancer in April.

  • Entertainment

    Master KG responds to President Ramaphosa's calls for SA to do the 'Jerusalema' dance challenge

    Master KG is taking in all the love after he and Nomcebo's hit single Jerusalema got a shout out from President Cyril Ramaphosa, who is a huge fan of the song. In his address to the nation on Wednesday night Ramaphosa spoke about the upcoming Heritage Day celebrations and said there was nothing that captured the essence of Mzansi at the moment more than the track.

  • Politics

    DA's Steenhuisen hits back at Ntuli criticism of party, Maimane's 'Judas' jibe

    DURBAN – Democratic Alliance (DA) interim leader John Steenhuisen said that criticism of the party’s federal legal commission by former youth leader Mbali Ntuli was not based on facts. In a wide-ranging interview with Eyewitness News, Steenhuisen lambasted Ntuli for criticising the party in the media. Ntuli calls out cliques, insider culture within DA in an internal memo Steenhuisen and Ntuli are both campaigning for the DA leadership ahead of the party’s elective conference in October.