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Western Cape must move to Level 3 before end of May,...

Western Cape Premier Alan Winde says the province must move to Level 3 as soon as possible, preferably before the end of May, despite...

Most parts of SA will be on Level 3 by end...

By the end of May “most parts of the country” could be moved to alert Level 3, except for  places with high levels of...

Ramaphosa postpones WC visit as Winde self-quarantines

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s plan to visit the Western Cape has been postponed after the province’s premier went into self-quarantine on Wednesday. Ramaphosa was due to...

Ramaphosa to address the nation tonight at 8.30pm

President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation at 8.30pm on Wednesday on the country’s ongoing measures to manage the spread of the coronavirus through...

#CoronavirusSA – 10,652 #Covid19 infections, 206 fatalities

The number of Covid-19 infections in South Africa has increased to 10,652, with another 12 fatalities, bringing the death toll to 206, Health Minister...

ACDP leader Meshoe calls on Ramaphosa to declare churches an essential...

African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) leader Kenneth Meshoe has called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to declare churches an essential service and be granted the...

#CoronavirusSA: Confirmed cases at 7,572

As the World Hand Hygiene Day is commemorated in a year that has shone the spotlight on hand hygiene, the total number of confirmed...

#Coronavirus: Tobacco body seeks court order allowing cigarette sales

The Fair-Trade Independent Tobacco Association (FITA) filed a High Court application challenging section 27 of the government's disaster regulations - asking for an order...

Freedom Day painting to benefit the needy

Despite Covid-19 affecting artists from all over the world, locally-based entrepreneur and artist, Jordan-Beth Erlank, has decided that this is the perfect opportunity to...

Sassa dates changed to support social distancing

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has moved grant payments as a method of minimising the risk of Covid-19 infection. Grants for the...

Ramaphosa encourages SA to use pandemic to build an equal society

This year’s Freedom Day is a far cry from the usual celebrations, with 27 April 2020 having to be commemorated during a Covid-19 level...

Residents in small FS towns unable to travel for essentials

The struggle of residents in smaller Free State towns to buy essential items will soon be over. This comes after President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that...

SANDF release more information on Reserve Force call-up

Following the decision by President Cyril Ramaphosa to increase the numbers of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) members to strengthen the fight...

Crimen injuria case opened against woman who called Ramaphosa an ape

A case of crimen injuria has been opened against a woman from Pinetown after she reportedly sent a Facebook page request suggesting that President...

Five levels will guide SA’s easing of lockdown restrictions

Speaking on Thursday night about South Africa’s next steps in its fight against the spread of the novel Coronavirus, President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the...

R500 billion to be spent to save SA economy

The South African Government will be spending R500 billion, a significant proportion of GDP, to save SA’s lives and livelihoods, but will need international...

Ramaphosa to address the nation on Tuesday evening

The Presidency announced on Tuesday that President Cyril Ramaphosa would address the nation in the evening on the additional economic and social relief measures...

‘Selling of liquor will hinder SA’s fight against Covid-19’

Liquor is not considered as essential and will instead be a hindrance in the country’s fight against the Coronavirus. President Cyril Ramaphosa has declined...