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.

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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.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

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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, ...

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'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 ...

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‘Shots fired at vehicles’, shops looted and cars torched as protests hit Joburg

Asked if the protests were linked to those seen in KwaZulu-Natal in support of jailed former president Jacob Zuma, ...

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Amabutho head 'Mgilija' expelled after sending regiments to support Zuma

Zihogo "Mgilija" Nhleko has been expelled for, among other things, leading regiments of Zulu warriors (amabutho) to ...

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ConCourt judgment 'judicially emotional and not consistent with our constitution': Zuma ...

The Jacob G Zuma Foundation said the former president believed that the majority judgment, delivered by acting chief ...

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MAC advisers say government did not listen to Covid third wave warnings

'Some patients will expire before we even find a bed for them. That is how bad things are. This is the reality of the ...