Matthew Savides Night news editor

Matthew is a multiple award-winning journalist who has worked as a reporter and news editor at the Sunday Times and TimesLIVE. He has a passion for environmental reporting. He is the night news editor at TimesLIVE.


'I placed Zuma on medical parole': prisons boss Arthur Fraser

Correctional services commissioner Arthur Fraser confirmed during an SABC interview that the medical parole advisory ...


Third wave over in Gauteng and Limpopo, says NICD, as SA records 7,338 new Covid-19 cases ...

“Gauteng and Limpopo have already met the end-of-wave threshold criteria," NICD acting executive director Prof Adrian ...


Local government election must go ahead between October 27 and November 1: ConCourt

The local government elections must take place between October 27 and November 1, the Constitutional Court has declared.


Ramaphosa to keep 10,000 soldiers on SA’s streets till September 13 — at a cost of R255m

'The expenditure expected to be incurred for this extended employment is R254,914,500,' Ramaphosa said in a letter to ...


Vaccine doors to be opened to those aged 18 and older from September 1: Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa promises that there will be sufficient supply of Covid-19 vaccines until the end of the year.


SA's survival as a constitutional democracy 'under threat': Ramaphosa

'Our young democracy and our movement are going through, at the moment, a very difficult time. Our survival as a ...


Death toll from violent riots climbs past 70, with more than 1,200 arrests

Police have confirmed that the violent civil unrest had spread to Mpumalanga and the Northern Cape, although at lesser ...


Fuel refinery confirms shutdown amid ongoing violence in KZN and Gauteng

SA's largest crude oil refinery, Sapref, has shut down operations amid ongoing violence in KwaZulu-Natal.


Ramaphosa warns of food and medication insecurity 'in a few weeks' if violence continues

If the violent looting and destruction seen in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng in recent days doesn't swiftly come to an end, ...


'Let's be clear ... we will not tolerate acts of criminality': Ramaphosa on violent ...

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday night slammed what he called 'sporadic but increasingly violent' protest action ...