EWN Reporter

EWN Reporter

Updates from the Eyewitness News team - always factual, sometimes funny, often insightful.

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#EnockMpianzi Mother Anto Mpianzi says today, on the anniversary of her son’s death, the pain cuts even deep.

#DJFresh Gauteng police have confirmed that a formal case of rape has been opened against two well-known radio personalities. Earlier this week, a woman took to Twitter, accusing DJ Fresh and Euphonik of drugging and raping her in 2011.

#Enocpianzi A year after her son’s life was cut short during what was meant to be a school team building trip, Enock Mpianzi’s mother has told Eyewitness News all she wants is to see arrests. More on this exclusive at ML

#CRonEWN That's it for EWN's sit down with Ramaphosa.

#EnockMpianzi While the family is suing for R20 million and have been offered R700 000, they insist they don't want their son's life to look like a "bid at auction".


#NewYear For the first time in its history, the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto says it has had NO trauma case patients coming through its doors on 1 January. The hospital posted photos of an eerily quiet trauma ward on its Facebook Page.

#WATCH ] Meet Khangelani Sibiya from Newcastle in KZN. He’s a Maths and Science who was awarded the ‘Best Global Teacher’ title at the weekend in Dubai. He incorporates traditional music and art during teaching and learning. VIDEO SUPPLIED. @NkoRaphael 

#CoronaVirusSA BREAKING : Khayelitsha has become the first township in the Western Cape to confirm a Covid19 infection. LI

SAHRC: 64% of Blacks 41% of Coloureds 6% of Indians 1% of whites Are living in poverty.

#NathanielJulies BREAKING IPID confirms that 2 police officers have been arrested in relation to the killing of 16 year old Nathaniel Julies. SZ

#Coronavirus Transport minister Fikile Mbalula says all minibus taxis, metered taxis, e-hailing services will not be allowed to operate for the duration of South Africa's 21 day lockdown.

Shane Mqadi, a homeless man, says government does not have a plan for the homeless during #LockdownSA . @NkoRaphael 

JUST IN: SA's official #unemployment  rate is now 30.8%. Youth unemployment is at an alarming 61.3%.

#CoronavirusInSA A Gauteng woman & her daughter who both tested positive for coronavirus previously refused to be quarantined, while the husband refused to be tested at a hospital. This forced the provincial Department of Health to approach a court last night on an urgent basis.