#CoronavirusInSA: 1353 infections and 5 deaths

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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

#CoronavirusInSA: 21 days of lockdown

2020-03-25 04:07:07

South Africans are counting down to midnight on Thursday, when the country will enter a 21-day lockdown period announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monda ...View Article

Breaking News!!! South Africa under Coronavirus lockdown

2020-03-25 04:51:11

South Africa will be on a 21-day nationwide lockdown from midnight on Thursday until 16 April 2020. President Cyril Ramaphosa announced this on Monday night i ...View Article

Maile appoints Mpho Nawa as Tshwane administrator

2020-03-24 06:55:38

Gauteng MEC for Human Settlements, Lebogang Maile, on Monday named Mpho Nawa as administrator of City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality.

The Tshwane ...View Article

North West records first COVID-19 cases

2020-03-23 06:57:22

The North West province recorded its first cases of Covid-19 on Monday, when Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize, announced that the province now has four peo ...View Article

D-Day for Mkhwebane vs SARS over Zuma's tax records

2020-03-23 04:18:33

Judgment is expected by the end of Monday in a case between Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane and South African Revenue Service (SARS) Commissioner, Edward ...View Article

Ramphosa postpones COVID-19 address, allays fears about his health

2020-03-24 06:56:21

The much anticipated address to the nation by President Cyril Ramphosa was postponed to Monday because of a meeting with the National Command Council of minis ...View Article

Business pledge help over Coronavirus

2020-03-23 06:57:43

South Africa’s business community has assured government of support to fight and manage COVID-19, a disease caused by coronavirus.

This after a meetin ...View Article

SA COVID-19 infection rate keeps rising

2020-03-22 06:57:48

South Africa now has 240 confirmed cases of COVID-19, a disease caused by coronavirus.

The Department of Health announced on Saturday afternoon, showing ...View Article

NW and GP collaborate over COVID-19

2020-03-22 07:05:29

The Office of the Premier in the North West province is collaborating with its counterpart in Gauteng to create a social media mobilization campaign, in a mov ...View Article

North West gets tough on public gatherings

2020-03-23 03:18:11

North West Premier, Job Mokgoro, has appealed to the province's citizens to report gatherings that include funerals and weddings to ward councilors, community ...View Article

#CoronavirusInSA: Police monitor alcohol sale restrictions

2020-03-23 01:19:57

If you're planning to disregard the 6pm alcohol sale curfew, think again. 

Minister of Police, Bheki Cele, says he's so determined to ensure the im ...View Article

Cosatu lauds repo rate cut

2020-03-21 07:40:02

Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) has welcomed the decision by the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) to cut the repo rate by 100 basis points or ...View Article

#CoronavirusInSA: Infections now at 150

2020-03-20 04:27:16

South Africa now has 150 confirmed cases of COVID-19, a disease caused by coronavirus. This is according to the latest government statistics confirmed by Pres ...View Article

IEC postpones Tshwane by-elections

2020-03-21 07:39:14

The Electoral Commission of South Africa has successfully convinced the Electoral Court to postpone all scheduled by-elections in response to the COVID-1 ...View Article

Mahikeng residents decry COVID-19 gathering restrictions

2020-03-20 04:20:07

Residents of Mahikeng in the North West have welcomed measures that the provincial government has put in place to fight COVID-19, a disease caused by coronavi ...View Article

Ramaphosa, churches agree on coronavirus strategy

2020-03-21 07:40:46

President Cyril Ramaphosa said millions of South Africans run the risk of contracting Covid-19 or coronavirus, if they continue gathering in large numbers.

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"We will strike even with Coronavirus spreading"- Cosatu

2020-03-20 07:45:27

Cosatu has come out in support of its affiliate public sector union National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu), which has threatened to emba ...View Article

Mokgoro establishes COVID-19 rapid response team

2020-03-20 04:21:32

North West Premier, Job Mokgoro, has established a Provincial Disaster Management Advisory Forum, to help the province respond adequately to COVID-19 or coron ...View Article

SAA cancels flights amid travel ban

2020-03-19 09:04:41

South African Airways (SAA) announced that it would cancel some flights because of a “low demand for air travel” owing to the world's struggle with the CO ...View Article

SAFA suspends all PSL matches

2020-03-19 05:19:56

The South African Football Association (SAFA) President Danny Jordaan has suspended all football matches in the country, in line with the call on Sunday by Pr ...View Article

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