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AstraZeneca and Oxford University said their prospective vaccine had proved on average 70% effective at stopping the virus after trying it on 23,000 people, days after tests of two other candidate vaccines suggested they had more than 90% effectiveness.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 7:00 pm
The Basic Education Department this evening announced that it was launching a probe into a Physical Science Paper 2 exam that was leaked before the commencement of the exam this morning.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 6:59 pm
Barca travel to Ukraine on top of Group G with a perfect nine points after three games, three points ahead of second-placed Juventus, but they are a lowly 12th in La Liga after losing 1-0 to Atletico Madrid on Saturday.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 6:34 pm
British drugs group AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford said their jointly developed vaccine had shown an average 70-percent effectiveness in trials involving 23,000 people.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 6:31 pm
President elect Joe Biden also nominated the first Latino ever, Cuba-born lawyer Alejandro Mayorkas, to lead the Department of Homeland Security, which oversees immigration.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 6:27 pm
Ntabo Ntaberi Sheka was convicted of "murder, rape, sexual slavery, enlisting children under 15 years old" a decade ago, a military court ruled.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 6:25 pm
This is the latest part of Operation Kleena Joburg.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 6:12 pm
Forcaster Lehlohonolo Thobela said Gauteng residents should brace for wet weather conditions for most of the week.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 5:58 pm
Addressing supporters in the Free State on Sunday, Malema made warnings against the police.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 5:36 pm
Your Tuesday EWN Weather Watch.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 5:29 pm
The commission is opening a criminal case with the police and is seeking a Constitutional Court order to compel Zuma to appear.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 5:08 pm
The system is meant to root out gatekeeping and the buying of members ahead of leadership contests in the governing party.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 5:07 pm
Lauren Dryde, a mother of two was robbed and murdered while leaving her place of work in Epping on Friday.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 3:58 pm
Nearly 200 million doses will be made before the end of the year and more than 700 million globally by the end of March next year.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 3:57 pm
The federal army says its forces are within 60 kilometres (37 miles) of Mekele, the Tigrayan capital and seat of the TPLF, ahead of a threatened all-out bombardment of the city of half a million people.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 3:43 pm
At the state capture commission, Van Coller has painted a picture of a listed company that was riddled with tender irregularities, inflated licence sales, collusion and inappropriate donations before he was appointed.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 3:28 pm
The Kramats are located in Macassar, Simon's Town, Mowbray, Oudekraal, Signal Hill and Constantia.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 3:24 pm
Andrew Pollard, the director of the Oxford Vaccine Group, described the findings from the Phase 3 clinical trial as "intriguing".
Posted: November 23, 2020, 3:19 pm
The Cape Town Station Deck was still busy even after shots were fired in the area.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 3:08 pm
The group led yet another protest in the city on Monday – this time placing solidarity with disgruntled truck drivers who claimed that their jobs were being taken by foreigners.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 3:02 pm
Justice Raymond Zondo found that the test for recusal had not been met.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 2:53 pm
The toll-free hotline, which goes live on 2 December, will help survivors get to their nearest shelter.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 2:30 pm
For this, Zondo said Zuma will face the might of the law and he will ask the Constitutional Court to compel him to testify.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 1:55 pm
He was attacked after interrupting an address by EFF leaders and was then arrested on an incitement charge.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 1:35 pm
Scores of South African Care Worker's Forum staff picketed outside some healthcare facilities today.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 1:33 pm
The 33-year-old died in a car accident on the N2 freeway near Mtunzini, while the driver of the vehicle sustained serious injuries and was taken to hospital for medical attention.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 1:28 pm
Lester Kiewit and Clement Manyathela embarked on a 48-hour whirlwind adventure, exploring what Durban has to offer this summer.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 12:55 pm
The Communication Workers Union said it met with the board on Monday, saying it didn't appear that the executives would change their minds about shedding jobs.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 12:48 pm
"Some of them are obvious because when you go and speak to the project manager who was on the contract, they had no recollection of that subcontract."
Posted: November 23, 2020, 12:17 pm
It's understood people may have been wounded, but details are still sketchy, and police have not confirmed anything.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 12:02 pm
“Those are the officials to be held responsible and if they don't want to give us the names of those officials, the buck stops with the minister. The minister must take the fall, he must resign.”
Posted: November 23, 2020, 11:45 am
The Malawian government has done better with its public relations regarding the Bushiri debacle than its South African counterpart, writes Yonela Diko.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 11:33 am
Illegal power connections appear to be a serious problem in Roodepoort and on Monday City Power disconnected homes and business as part of operation Kleena Joburg.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 11:29 am
Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo on Monday said the commission would lay a criminal complaint with the police against Zuma after he left the commission without permission last Thursday.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 11:11 am
The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) said lockdowns, border closures, flight groundings and other measures to rein in the coronavirus crisis had indeed cut emissions of many pollutants and greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 10:54 am
Ahmad, from Madagascar, has been president of the African Football Confederation (CAF) since March 2017 and was standing for re-election when Fifa banned him for 'governance issues'.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 10:45 am
Addressing supporters in the Free State on Sunday, EFF leader Julius Malema made what police union Popcru believed was an inflammatory remark about police officers.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 10:35 am
The 33-year-old died in a car crash early on Monday morning.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 10:16 am
It is not the just the courts that are hobbled by the virus. The closure of businesses and schools, as well as cultural and athletic activities, have deprived victims already weakened by economic insecurity of ways to escape violence.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 10:14 am
Since the 2011 Nato-backed uprising that toppled the veteran dictator, Libya has been riven by conflict, with multiple militias filling the power vacuum and civilian authorities struggling to impose their authority.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 10:09 am
A group of EFF supporters showed up at court on Monday to support the eight accused, who've been charged with public violence.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 9:51 am
The 76-year-old woman's half-naked body was discovered inside her home, by her son, on Sunday afternoon.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 9:47 am
The annual 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence starts on Wednesday, and in his weekly newsletter, the president also focused on the role society should play in ending gender-based violence.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 8:57 am
The man, who cannot be named until he has pleaded, is accused of sexually harassing a teenager at his school last year.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 8:55 am
His death comes just days after that of his ex-girlfriend, Nomasonto “Mshoza” Maswanganyi.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 8:30 am
Zuma walked out after Zondo dismissed the former president's application for recusal on the grounds that Zuma failed to meet the test for a reasonable apprehension of bias.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 8:27 am
The results ranged between 62% and 90% efficacy depending on the vaccine dosage.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 8:16 am
Government officials and organisations have been hard at work trying to restore services and are assisting residents who were affected by the tornado that ripped through about 20 villages.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 8:04 am
The 50-year-old son of King Goodwill Zwelithini was found dead by security guards at his Northworld home earlier this month.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 7:46 am
The gross human rights and medical ethics violations allegedly took place in 15 public health facilities, with five hospitals implicated in Gauteng alone.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 7:32 am
He suffered a head injury during the altercation and later died in the prison hospital.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 7:13 am
The 'Sunday Independent' reported that Dirco assisted the fugitive couple to leave on the Malawian president's plane with diplomatic passports, which contained false names and cosmetic facial changes.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 7:05 am
The Communication Workers Union said that it was hopeful that an agreement would be reached but has warned that it would continue to fight if the retrenchment process continues.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 7:02 am
According to police they went fishing in the river and decided to swim, one came into trouble and wanted to assist. However, all three had drowned.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 6:43 am
The Road Freight Association on Monday said some drivers were injured in the attack.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 6:21 am
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni on Sunday night asked his nearly one million followers on Twitter if the country needed a national airline.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 6:17 am
One hundred and fifty of them were taken into custody for drunk driving.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 6:10 am
The children, two 10-year-olds and one nine-year-old, were found on Saturday by bystanders.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 5:59 am
Advocate Zukile Mdolomba passed away on Saturday. He was one of the three State prosecutors involved in the rape and human trafficking case against Pastor Timothy Omotoso.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 5:56 am
On Saturday, the girl was struck by a bullet during what's believed to have been a gang shooting.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 5:49 am
Major roads were affected, with cars submerged, while some families had to abandon their homes due to flooding.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 5:43 am
Rock-solid Hansen did not drop a shot in the final round and parred the final two holes at Randpark Golf Club in suburban Johannesburg while Nienaber bogeyed both, giving the Dane a two-shot victory.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 5:07 am
Sam Mkokeli has publicly criticised the minister for launching a forensic investigation against whistleblowers who flagged the alleged irregular appointment of Nthabiseng Borotho.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 5:00 am
This follows a 'City Press' report which stated that the former personal assistant for Ace Magashule learned through the media that she had agreed to testify against her former boss.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 4:49 am
The Health Department has confirmed 2,270 new infections in the past 24-hour cycle.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 4:45 am
Charged with bribery and influence peddling, Nicolas Sarkozy risks a prison sentence of up to 10 years and a maximum fine of one million euros ($1.2 million).
Posted: November 23, 2020, 4:40 am
While countries like the United States will ensure its citizens are catered to first, while the rest of us will have to wait a little longer to be protected from the coronavirus, which has infected more than 55 million people around the world and claimed the lives of more than 1.3 million others.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 4:21 am
The Russian fourth seed was second best for large periods at the empty O2 Arena but found a way back into the contest and prevailed 4-6, 7-6 (7/2), 6-4.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 3:45 am
The champions were without the injured Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Jordan Henderson, Thiago Alcantara, Xherdan Shaqiri and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, while top scorer Mohamed Salah was absent due to a positive coronavirus test.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 3:32 am
With Trump refusing to acknowledge the election outcome, Biden and his top aides have been denied briefings on sensitive domestic and foreign policy issues - most urgently the coronavirus pandemic battering the country.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 3:29 am
Wong, 24, is being prosecuted alongside Ivan Lam and Agnes Chow - two other well-known dissidents - over a protest which took place last summer outside the city police's headquarters.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 3:20 am
Saudi Arabia's King Salman said that the "spirit of cooperation" was needed now "more than ever to face the impact of the pandemic.
Posted: November 22, 2020, 4:59 pm
It has 8,000 cubic metres of water - more than 20 times the amount in an ordinary 25-metre pool.
Posted: November 22, 2020, 4:31 pm
Pandor said the 'Independent Media' should retract a suggestion that she was involved in the saga while threatening that her department will seek legal advice.
Posted: November 22, 2020, 4:06 pm
During their arrest on Friday one suspect was found in possession of illegal substances.
Posted: November 22, 2020, 3:24 pm
Nthabiseng Borotho was the centre of a post-matric qualifications saga after a report revealed Gordhan appointed her despite not meeting the minimum criteria.
Posted: November 22, 2020, 3:20 pm
Preliminary investigations show that the children were playing in the trench after its barriers were blown open by the heavy rain.
Posted: November 22, 2020, 1:57 pm
The NPA in the Eastern Cape confirmed on Sunday that Advocate Zukile Mdolomba passed away on Saturday.
Posted: November 22, 2020, 12:57 pm
Anglican Archbishop Thabo Makgoba on Sunday said it was unacceptable that children still openly made judgments about other children based on their race, let alone use crude and hurtful racial comments.
Posted: November 22, 2020, 12:37 pm
The 'City Press' reported on Sunday that Moroadi Cholota found out through the media that she would be testifying against ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule.
Posted: November 22, 2020, 12:07 pm
Seasonal bird flu has been detected at various farms around the Netherlands since October, blamed mainly on migratory birds.
Posted: November 22, 2020, 11:29 am
Several structures and vehicles were damaged by violent storms in various parts of the province.
Posted: November 22, 2020, 11:23 am
The children, two 10-year-olds and one nine-year-old, were found on Saturday by bystanders amid sustained downpours in Gauteng.
Posted: November 22, 2020, 10:57 am
President Roch Marc Christian Kabore is expected to win re-election, his supporters talking up his chances of an outright victory in the first round of voting.
Posted: November 22, 2020, 9:54 am
It is understood the politician was admitted to hospital on Friday due to low oxygen levels and passed on in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Posted: November 22, 2020, 9:36 am
The antibody therapy approval in the United States offers some hope for those infected, though a relatively small number of doses will be available in the coming weeks.
Posted: November 22, 2020, 9:04 am
The public broadcaster wants to retrenchment about 400 staffers, but it temporarily suspended the move last week after widespread backlash.
Posted: November 22, 2020, 8:55 am
Yannick Carrasco finished brilliantly from range after mistakes from Gerard Pique and Marc-Andre ter Stegen left the goal gaping but Barca, and a below-par Lionel Messi, failed to respond at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Posted: November 22, 2020, 8:33 am
The former president walked out of the commission shortly after Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo dismissed his application to recuse himself on Thursday.
Posted: November 22, 2020, 8:25 am
The attack came hours before US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was to meet with negotiators from the Taliban and Afghan government in Qatar, amid signs of progress in talks between the two warring groups.
Posted: November 22, 2020, 7:55 am
That is the message from newly elected DA Western Cape leader Bonginkosi Madikizela, who wants the party to win all 30 municipalities in the only DA-run province.
Posted: November 22, 2020, 7:46 am
The decision paves the way for Pennsylvania to certify Democrat Joe Biden's victory there, which is scheduled to take place Monday.
Posted: November 22, 2020, 7:24 am
Provinces, including Gauteng and the Free State, are already battling extensive damage to roads and infrastructure due to the sustained downpours.
Posted: November 22, 2020, 7:13 am
Australian Open chief Craig Tiley had originally wanted players to start arriving in Australia from mid-December so they could undergo a mandatory 14-day quarantine before playing traditional warm-up events before the Grand Slam.
Posted: November 22, 2020, 6:35 am
Kelly Loeffler had campaigned with Vice President Mike Pence on Friday as well as David Perdue, another Republican Georgia senator up for re-election in the 5 January runoff vote.
Posted: November 22, 2020, 6:23 am
It is understood the children, two 10-year-olds and one nine-year-old, were found in the trench which had accumulated water due to heavy rains that lashed parts of Gauteng over the past 48 hours.
Posted: November 22, 2020, 6:11 am
According to the Department of Health, 86 more COVID-19 related deaths were reported, bringing the national death toll to 20,845.
Posted: November 22, 2020, 5:38 am
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Posted: November 22, 2020, 5:07 am

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