#CoronavirusInSA: 1353 infections and 5 deaths

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Home sweet home for Wuhan students

2020-03-30 06:43:48

South Africans must be motivated by the fact that the over 100 students who were repatriated from China’s Wuhan city have now been declared healthy and are ...View Article

COVID-19: Flu vaccine goes to health workers first

2020-03-29 04:20:45

South Africa will prioritize health workers for the flu vaccine, as the country grapples with containing the spread of COVID-19, caused by coronavirus.

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Mkhize worried as health workers test positive for Covid19

2020-03-29 04:27:27

As the number of positive COVID-19 cases continues to increase in South Africa, government is worried about the safety of health workers, several of whom have ...View Article

Sisulu assures communities of water access during lockdown

2020-03-29 08:41:34

Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation, Lindiwe Sisulu, says her department has procured 41000 water tanks in two days to help areas that have go ...View Article

Agri-SA bemoans Moody’s downgrade of SA to junk

2020-03-29 04:21:12

Agri-SA described Moody’s downgrade of South Africa's sovereign credit rating to junk status as “a perfect storm” for the country's problems.

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55 arrests in first lockdown night

2020-03-29 08:41:07

Up to 55 people were arrested in the first hours of the country's national lockdown, for disobeying the regulations. This was confirmed by Minister of Police, ...View Article

Mahikeng taxis defy lockdown regulations

2020-03-29 08:20:43

The lockdown, which comes with strict movement rules, was ordered by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday to try and reduce the rapid spread of COVID-19 or cor ...View Article

CoronavirusInSA: First 2 deaths

2020-03-27 02:25:14

COVID-19 has claimed the first two lives in  South Africa, just hours into the 21-day national lockdown meant to try and reduce the spread of the disease ...View Article

#COVID-19: North West puts initiation schools on ice

2020-03-27 02:19:49

The North West provincial government has suspended this year’s initiation school season, owing to the country's struggle with COVID-19 or coronavirus.

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President Ramaphosa tests negative for coronavirus

2020-03-26 10:52:22

President Cyril Ramaphosa has tested negative for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), ending concerns that he may have been exposed in his line of duty.

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Strict alcohol movement laws during lockdown

2020-03-26 10:47:26

South Africa would probably be a sober nation throughout the 21 days of lockdown if Minister of Police, Bheki Cele, had his way.

His instruction is clea ...View Article

Dlamini-Zuma stresses lockdown requirements

2020-03-26 10:47:05

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, says the 21-day lockdown announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa is necessary ...View Article

Ndabeni-Abrahams: SABC to show religious Easter programming

2020-03-26 10:47:51

Programming schedule on public broadcaster the SABC would be cleared over the Easter period to accommodate religious programming that would make up for people ...View Article

Credo Mutwa warned about Coronavirus: NW Dingaka

2020-03-25 05:01:29

An association of traditional healers in the North West province - North West Dingaka Association - says it lost a great leader with a wealth of knowledge in ...View Article

Sisulu: Densely populated areas a COVID-19 outbreak risk

2020-03-25 07:55:01

COVID-19 will present the biggest challenge to South Africa when it reaches informal settlements, the country's most densely populated areas. This is a warnin ...View Article

SA Lockdown: Business warned to stop hiking prices

2020-03-25 07:55:18

Minister of Trade and Industry, Ebrahim Patel, issued a stern warning to businesses that are hiking prices of goods necessary to help people during this time ...View Article

North West looks to private hospitals to help with COVID-19

2020-03-25 05:01:17

The Department of Health in the North West has approached three private hospitals to assist with accommodating COVID-19 or coronavirus patients.

This wa ...View Article

CoronavirusInSA: Infection numbers rise to 554

2020-03-25 04:52:05

Despite the rapid increase of positive COVID-19 cases, South Africa is yet to record any death from the virus.

Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize, on T ...View Article

Zuma's tax records: SARS 1 Mkhwebane 0

2020-03-25 04:52:48

The Public Protector's powers to subpoena cannot be above the requirement by the Tax Administration Act for the South African Revenue Service (SARS) to keep c ...View Article

ANC structures called to lead Covid-19 interventions

2020-03-24 09:31:55

While opposition political parties have widely welcomed the announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa that South Africa will be on lockdown for 21 days, the g ...View Article

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