Netcare releases names of deceased colleagues who died in a helicopter tragedy near Bergville

Netcare is profoundly saddened to confirm the passing of five valued colleagues who tragically died in the line of duty in a helicopter crash near Bergville in KwaZulu-Natal this afternoon,”

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Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu passes away from Covid-19 complications

Statement by President Cyril Ramaphosa: It is with deep sorrow and shock that we announce that Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu passed away earlier today from COVID-related complications. Our

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Premier Winde: The Western Cape has passed its second wave peak, time to reopen more of the economy

Statement by Premier Alan Winde: Throughout this devastating pandemic, the Western Cape Government has focussed on getting the balance right: trying to save both lives and livelihoods. We have done

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[READ] Shabir Madhi: South Africa failed to get its act together on vaccines: here’s how

South Africa has an estimated population approaching 60 million. To achieve herd immunity against COVID-19, the government recently set the ambitious goal of vaccinating 67% of the population – roughly

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School reopening delayed to 15 February

The Department of Basic Education has announced that the re-opening of the country’s schools has been postponed by 2 weeks. Schools were scheduled to re-open on 27 January, but will

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270 million Covid-19 vaccines secured for Africa

The African Vaccine Acquisition Task Team (AVATT) – established by African Union Chair President Cyril Ramaphosa – has reported to a special meeting of the AU Bureau of the Assembly

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[LISTEN] The Animals You No Longer Trust

Sometimes we like to think that we live in harmony with nature. Sometimes we like to think we’re safe in the city. Sometimes nature likes to remind us that we

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Mom and baby meet in 2021 after both were ‘feared dead’

A mother whose baby was delivered by emergency C-section at only 25 weeks while she was unconscious and on ventilator support for COVID-19, was overjoyed to meet her baby boy

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Top 200 Weekend – Songs from the 80’s

Grab your leather pants, adjust your shoulder pads, pull up your legwarmers, slap on your raybans and get ready to Moon walk.   This weekend, it’s all about the 80’s.

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Smile 90.4FM’s R10k No Repeat Workday

It’s the Smile 90.4FM R10 000 No Repeat Guarantee. Cape Town’s exclusive and only No Repeat Workday.   Just catch us repeating a song between 9 am and 5pm and

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Smile Secret Sound – R50 000 – Hear it. Know it. Win it.

It’s a brand new year and our favorite competition is back with a bang. The Secret Sound has upped the stakes to a cool R50 000 to be won! All

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[READ] President Ramaphosa’s full speech: Adjusted Level 3 restrictions remain in place

Fellow South Africans, We are now 11 days into a new year. Once again, I wish you all the very best for 2021. We enter this year with a great

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Bangene with Toughees to win R2500

Bangene! You’re an expert at being you, and there’s no reason to want to fit in! All you need is confidence and your passion. And that is why we are

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South Africa to receive 1.5 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine in January and February

Statement by Minister of Health Zweli Mkhize: In line with our commitment to keep the public informed of developments relating to the vaccine rollout strategy, we wish to communicate recent

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Mitchells Plain Hospital of Hope becomes operational

The first intermediate care Covid-19 wards at Lentegeur hospital in Mitchells Plain have been activated and an Intermediate Care Facility Manager has been designated to operate the 200 beds as

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[READ] Vaccine roll-out plan for South Africa announced

Statement by Health Minister Dr. Zweli Mkhize: We have always said that the second wave is going to come and that the only way we will be protected is by

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Latest on the Western Cape’s response to the second Covid-19 wave

Statement by Premier Alan Winde: The resurgence of Covid-19 in the province has resulted in higher active case numbers hospitalisations and daily deaths than we experienced at the peak of

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Adjusted Level 3 regulations Gazetted

The Minister of Co-operative governance Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has published the adjusted Level 3 regulations, and it’s been confirmed nightclubs, bars and shebeens will be closed, while restaurants, movie houses,

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FULL TEXT: Cyril Ramaphosa announces Level 3 lockdown for the country for two weeks.

Fellow South Africans, In just four days from now, we will be ushering in a new year. This is traditionally a time of festivity and celebrating. Unfortunately, for us here

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Level 3 to see in the New Year in South Africa

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that Level 3 of the lockdown will be implemented from midnight tonight, for a period of at least two weeks. All indoor and outdoor gatherings,

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Top 500 Playlist

2020 was the year we went through our music collection. From mix-tapes, to vinyl, to box-sets, CD’s and MP3’s; we listened to it all.   This week Smile 90.4FM brings

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Waterfront replaces NYE fireworks display with a ‘Tribute of Light and Hope’

The V&A Waterfront has replaced its traditional New Year’s Eve fireworks with what it calls a beam of hope from the precinct which, on a clear night, will be visible

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South Africa surpasses 1 million Covid-19 cases as NCCC meets to discuss restrictions

South Africa has breached the one million mark in cumulative Covid-19 cases. As of 27 December, the total number of confirmed cases is 1 004 413, the total number of

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Health Workers: We are the last line of defence

“Everyone keeps saying we’re the front line. We’re not. We’re pretty much the last line of defence.” Dr Laurica Bailey, Emergency Medicine Medical Officer at New Somerset Hospital, expressed how

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