Matthew Savides Night news editor

Matthew is a multiple award-winning journalist who has worked as a reporter and news editor at the Sunday Times and TimesLIVE. He has a passion for environmental reporting. He is the night news editor at TimesLIVE.

Matthew Savides Night news editor
Cyril throws Hail Mary pass at battered SA in desperate push for recovery

In returning to level 3, president also promises assistance to businesses and individuals affected by recent violence

Matthew Savides Night news editor
Vaccine doors to be opened to those aged 18 and older from September 1: ...

President Cyril Ramaphosa promises that there will be sufficient supply of Covid-19 vaccines until the end of the year.

Matthew Savides Night news editor
SA's survival as a constitutional democracy 'under threat': Ramaphosa

'Our young democracy and our movement are going through, at the moment, a very difficult time. Our survival as a constitutional democracy, committed ...

Matthew Savides Night news editor
Death toll from violent riots climbs past 70, with more than 1,200 arrests

Police have confirmed that the violent civil unrest had spread to Mpumalanga and the Northern Cape, although at lesser intensity than seen in Gauteng ...

Matthew Savides Night news editor
Fuel refinery confirms shutdown amid ongoing violence in KZN and Gauteng

SA's largest crude oil refinery, Sapref, has shut down operations amid ongoing violence in KwaZulu-Natal.

Matthew Savides Night news editor
Ramaphosa warns of food and medication insecurity 'in a few weeks' if violence ...

If the violent looting and destruction seen in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng in recent days doesn't swiftly come to an end, food and medicine shortages ...

Matthew Savides Night news editor
We are building up, not shutting down, says Cyril as he extends level 4, slams ...

Bar a few exceptions, the country will remain locked down for another two weeks and criminals ‘will be prosecuted’

Matthew Savides Night news editor
'Let's be clear ... we will not tolerate acts of criminality': Ramaphosa on ...

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday night slammed what he called 'sporadic but increasingly violent' protest action that had spread from ...

Matthew Savides Night news editor
UPDATE | SABC crew 'robbed at gunpoint' covering violent Joburg riots

Joburg metro police reported 'continuous riots' in several parts of the city on Sunday morning, including 'shots fired at vehicles' on the M2 freeway.

Matthew Savides Night news editor
Amabutho head 'Mgilija' expelled after sending regiments to support Zuma

Zihogo "Mgilija" Nhleko has been expelled for, among other things, leading regiments of Zulu warriors (amabutho) to Nkandla in support of former ...