As the tobacco sales ban continues, angry South Africans continue to draw links between Adriano Mazzotti and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.
The South African government is facing a number of legal challenges at present, set to play out in courtrooms across the country.
When Canadian PM Justin Trudeau was asked to comment on Trump’s threat to use the military to quell protests, his lengthy pause was very telling.
South Africa’s tobacco industry battles wouldn’t look out of place in a spy novel, says Pauw, touching on some of the smuggling game’s biggest hitters.
The second Twitter fact-checked a Trump tweet about voting by mail, you knew a meltdown was imminent.
Despite all of his talk about being a defender of free speech, the word’s most fragile ego and his presidential campaign were keen to see this satirical cartoon taken down.
Following a media briefing this afternoon by co-operative governance and traditional affairs minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, we now have some clarity regarding certain alert level 3 regulations.
Will beaches and parks be open for exercise? Are you still limited to within five kilometres of your residence? What hours will alcohol be sold? Those, and many other issues, still need clarifying.
If you have even a passing interest in British politics, you’ll know that Dominic Cummings has had a rough week. Deservedly so, because he’s an absolute prat.
Court papers released today outline the government’s reasons for the tobacco sales ban.
Finally! Following confusion yesterday evening and for most of today, South Africans have clarity about June 1 and moving to alert level 3.
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has finally addressed her alleged friendship with known tobacco smuggler Adriano Mazzotti.
When President Ramaphosa announced that the ban on tobacco sales would continue under alert level 3, South African smokers let out a collective cry of anguish.
Jacinda Ardern managed to keep her cool when an earthquake struck during a live TV interview. How very Kiwi of her.
News24 reports that Dlamini-Zuma has told the National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC) that the sale of tobacco and alcohol should continue to be banned until the country reaches alert level 1.
During a virtual meeting with opposition leaders earlier in the week, there were heated exchanges with Ramaphosa, as well as pressure from organised labour groups to hurry through the alert levels.
In a recent segment, Trevor looked at Trump’s hatred for mail-in ballots, as well as the Mike Pompeo scandal.
Bell Pottinger aided and abetted the likes of Jacob Zuma and the Guptas with their State Capture exploits. The management firm may since have fallen, but weaponised communication has not.
Professor Glenda Gray’s comments regarding the lockdown raised eyebrows over the weekend. Now Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has come out swinging.
There are many countries that are going to emerge from the coronavirus pandemic with their reputations tarnished. China is certainly one of them.
Eastern Cape health MEC Sindiswa Gomba has come out swinging, hitting back at the stink surrounding the now-viral ‘fart’ video.
On Sunday morning, President Ramaphosa went for a stroll in Rosebank, leading to criticism that he hasn’t been adhering to physical distancing protocol.
Not only are people ignoring the lockdown regulations, but they’re posting pictures of it online, too.
Members of the ministerial advisory committee have spoken out about not being consulted on key decisions by government, although Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize disagrees.
As we hit the seven-week mark of our national lockdown, patience is wearing thin. In the case of the Daily Maverick’s Richard Poplak, it’s worn through.