Corné van Zyl is a journalist, editor, digital manager, and photographer with extensive experience and management skills. She studied journalism at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) and started her career at Media24. Corné worked for Beeld and the tabloid Sondag newspaper before she made her way to the South African Press Association (SAPA). After surviving a six-day ICU Covid-19 ordeal in 2021, she left her permanent job, packed up, and sold everything in Pretoria to start a new venture on the South Coast with her adorable two-year-old son and high school sweetheart of 20 years.
In the latest news in South Africa on Monday 6 December 2021, Ramaphosa called ANOTHER meeting of the National Coronavirus Command Council.
A man accused of shoplifting was handcuffed and driven to a secluded area where a police officer allegedly raped him before he was taken home.
Paramedics said a man who was fatally shot in the head and back was found in a pool of blood in the early hours of Saturday morning.
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) said that on Sunday the cumulative number of recoveries is 2 858 144.
Police said neighbours complained of a bad odour after the mother and the son were both last seen on Thursday. They were found dead on Sunday.
Twelve truck drivers have been arrested and charged after numerous truck drivers parked their trucks across the N3 Freeway on Friday.
In the latest news in South Africa on Sunday 5 December 2021, more rain is expected and Stage 2 load shedding has been implemented yet again.
The NICD said on Saturday, SA recorded 21 more deaths, bringing the fatalities to 89 965 while 16 366 new cases have been confirmed.
The man slipped and grabbed onto a wire fence that became electrified due to exposed electricity cables contacting the fence on Saturday.
The NSIR said on Saturday the search for the 20-year-old man missing in the surf at Kidds Beach, Port Edward is still on.
Police said a 51-year-old man had been arrested after he was found in possession of drugs worth R5 million in Mossel Bay, in the Western Cape.
The SA weather services has issued a level 6 warning for severe thunderstorms with the possibility of hail for the Western Cape.
The South African Weather Service (SAWS) has warned of possible flooding across Gauteng and other parts of the country at the weekend.
In the latest news in South Africa on Saturday 4 December 2021, South Africa recorded 16 055 new COVID-19 cases.
Police said traffic on the N3 was starting to move on Friday evening as several truck drivers have been taken in for questioning.
The Gauteng Health Department has wasted 141 000 half-liter bottles of sanitiser, which cost R12.7 million as it has expired.
A swarm of bees attacked a group of people on Friday, leaving several injured, including paramedics in Brindhaven in KwaZulu-Natal.
The seven-year-old and her five-year-old cousin were crossing the busy road when the accident occurred on Thursday.
In the latest news in South Africa on Friday 3 December 2021, farm attackers tried to push a six-year-old boy into the oven.
A farmer watched in fear as farm attackers tried to push his six-year-old son in the oven during a brutal farm attack in Mpumalanga.
In the latest news in South Africa on Thursday 2 December 2021, Omicron has now been detected in at least 27 countries worldwide.