Global Statistics

All countries
228,400,213
Confirmed
Updated on September 18, 2021 3:19 am
All countries
203,252,429
Recovered
Updated on September 18, 2021 3:19 am
All countries
4,692,639
Deaths
Updated on September 18, 2021 3:19 am

Global Statistics

All countries
228,400,213
Confirmed
Updated on September 18, 2021 3:19 am
All countries
203,252,429
Recovered
Updated on September 18, 2021 3:19 am
All countries
4,692,639
Deaths
Updated on September 18, 2021 3:19 am
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42 people in court for R56m police vehicle branding scam

Forty-two people have been implicated in a police car branding scam. Forty-two people have been arrested for their alleged involvement in a police vehicle branding scam. They face a range of charges including corruption, fraud, money laundering, theft and perjury.Of these, 22 are serving police members.Forty-two people are set to appear in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court on…

Northern Cape teen in court for allegedly beheading peer and throwing body in ditch

The case of a 16-year-old Pampierstad resident accused of decapitating a 17-year-old peer, was held in camera at the Pampierstad Magistrate's Court on Wednesday. According to National Prosecuting Authority spokesperson Mojalefa Senokoatsane, the hearing was held with the accused in absentia because he was admitted in hospital for a medical evaluation.It is alleged that the accused…

High Court orders Nelson Mandela Bay speaker to call meeting to elect new mayor

Speaker Buyelwa Mafaya has been directed to convene an urgent council meeting within seven days of the court order to elect new mayor.The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality has been without a permanent mayor since December 2019. The court also ordered Mafaya and the municipality to pay the cost of the court application.Nelson Mandela Bay council speaker…

High Court rules against attorney in favour of the Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane. Anthony Mostert turned to the courts on an urgent basis in January 2019 in an attempt to interdict the Public Protector from releasing her findings on an investigation implicating him. The Public Protector's investigation followed a complaint by Economic Freedom Fighters president Julius Malema.Malema alleged that, following his appointment as a…

Preview: Court ready to hear Mkhwebane’s challenge not to be removed by Parliament

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane at a parliamentary meeting in October 2019. Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's application to halt proceedings to remove her will be heard on Wednesday.It was supposed to be heard in March, but then the Covid-19 pandemic struck.Speaker of the National Assembly Thandi Modise opposed the application "in defence of Parliament's powers".Public Protector…

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City of Cape Town urges people to leave Kataza the baboon alone

Kataza the baboon. Facebook / Baboon Matters The City of Cape Town has asked the public not to feed a baboon that has relocated to Tokai. The baboon, known as Kataza or SK11, is slowly being integrated into the Tokai troop. Video footage, however, shows humans feeding Kataza. The City of Cape Town has requested that Kataza…

Rassie: There are various benefits for SA rugby to go north

As SA Rugby moves to determine which franchises will go to Europe in future, Rassie Erasmus has noted several potential benefits for the local game should that route be followed.The national director of rugby believes the high world rankings of Wales, Ireland and Scotland mean PRO Rugby is competitive and that fans will eventually identify…

A Once-in-a-Century Climate ‘Anomaly’ Might Have Made World War I Even Deadlier

(John Finney Photography/Moment/Getty Images) An abnormally bad season of weather may have had a significant impact on the death toll from both World War I and the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic, according to new research, with many more lives being lost due to torrential rain and plummeting temperatures. Through a detailed analysis of an ice…