Minister Dlamini-Zuma pushes for alcohol and cigarette ban to continue until level 1

According to News24, Cooperative Governance Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has once again objected the President’s call to open up a few more industries, especially the sale of alcohol and cigarettes. The minister allegedly told the National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC) that the sale of tobacco and alcohol should continue to be banned until the country reaches…

Gauteng is set to move to level 3 with the rest of the country

Since the last state of nation address by President Cyril Ramaphosa regarding the next level of the national lockdown, Premier David Makhura has confirmed that Gauteng was set to move to level 3 of the lockdown at the beginning of June – during the first Gauteng legislature virtual meeting. According to Makhura, it isn’t a…

Durban residents protest for food and water

Residents for Shallcross Informal Settlement, Durban, took to the streets to protest for food parcels and water on Sunday. The residents have been sent a water tank after the protest and the local councillor urged residents to apply to SASSA for food parcels during this difficult time. The residents blocked Link Road; demanding water, which…

Gautrain is officially operating

The Minister of Transport, Fikile Mbalula announced that the Gautrain and other forms of railway transportation would be operational again under the lockdown level 4. With the expectation that rail services may resume during Level-4 of Lockdown, Gautrain is preparing to resume services. pic.twitter.com/8LTGeu2E7r — Gautrain (@TheGautrain) April 29, 2020 The rail service and its…