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Young people bearing brunt of Covid-19 resurgence, ICU doctor warns

The speed at which the new Covid-19 variant Omicron is infecting young people has alarmed SA health professionals.

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Two cases of coronavirus Omicron variant detected in Britain

Britain announced it had identified two cases of the new Omicron coronavirus a day after the country temporarily banned flights from South Africa and ...

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Emirates suspends flights to and from South Africa

Emirates airline has suspended passenger flights to and from SA until further notice.

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Farmers Under Siege

A bloody battle over livestock in the hills of the Eastern Cape has turned so violent that established farmers are starting to surrender, sell up and migrate. Marginal farmers living in villages and some farmers have gone into resistance mode and ...
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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s hometown: no country for old women

Mbizana, the Eastern Cape hometown of the late struggle icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, located in the local ...

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WATCH | Just a few fans brave rain to march for Robert Marawa at the SABC

While just a handful of SA football supporters - mostly well-known SA superfans - braved the rain to march to the SABC ...

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Women’s shelter report reveals ‘unacceptable levels of violence — akin to torture or wars’

The experiences of abused women have been laid bare in a report commissioned by the National Shelter Movement of SA

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Dutch find 61 Covid-19 cases among South African passengers, looking for new variant

Dutch health authorities said on Saturday they had detected 61 Covid-19 cases among people who flew from SA on Friday

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Travel bans punish South Africa for its excellent science, says international relations

The SA government said it had noted the announcements by several countries to institute temporary travel restrictions ...

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South African restaurants warn of doom for industry if any lockdowns are imposed

Any form of lockdown will be a death sentence for SA's restaurant industry, The Restaurant Collective has warned.

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No jab, no accommodation for University of the Free State students

Unvaccinated students will not be allowed on the University of the Free State’s (UFS) premises as from February.

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Holidays wrecked for South Africans as Mauritius and other countries impose travel bans

The Mauritius government has joined a growing number of countries to announce bans on Southern African travellers in ...

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Energy tech company awards bursaries to students aimed at helping SA transition to green ...

Energy tech company Baker Hughes SA has awarded bursaries to students in the engineering, accounting, sales, and ...

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Hotelier accuses scientists of ‘fearmongering’ over new Covid-19 variant

A leading hotelier has hit out at scientists for announcing the new Covid-19 variant without first establishing if ...

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Australia bans travellers from virus-hit Southern Africa

Australia imposed new restrictions on Saturday on people who have been to nine Southern African countries, as the new ...

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Last chance to enter SPAR Daily Dispatch Virtual Fun Run for Disability

Entries for the The SPAR Daily Dispatch Virtual Fun Run for Disability will close at midnight on Saturday.

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Proud day for Eastern Cape rangers

“When you’re recognised for just doing your work, it really means a lot,” said Mkhambati Reserve Field Ranger Nosabelo ...