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Lockdown Phase 2: What’s New?

Article by Lindiwe Karosa South Africa has officially entered its second instalment of the nationwide lockdown after President Cyril Ramaphosa announced an additional 14 days to the initial three weeks. As necessary as the extension

Cigarette Ban Remains

Government will not lift cigarette ban. Article by Khanyi Moshia South Africa is currently in its third week of the nationwide lockdown. The initial lockdown was meant to come to an end today, however, President Cyril Ramaphosa

R37 million SA-Zimbabwe fence

Article by Khanyi Moshia Neighbouring countries South Africa and Zimbabwe are largely seperated by a 225 kilometer border and now news have emerged that the South African government has erected a 40km fence between the two

Does SA Have Sufficient Burial Capacity?

Article by Lindiwe Karosa South Africans were taken in confidence last night as Minister of Health Dr Zweli Mkhize hosted a briefing in which the Chair of the Ministerial Advisory Group on Covid-19 gave an informative presentation

Coronavirus Outbreak In Africa

Testing and screening of patients Article by Khanyi Moshia It’s been two months since the first positive Coronavirus case was reported in Egypt - which raised concerns throughout the world as this virus engulfed the United States and

Eskom Reports Increase In Cable Theft

Images of cable theft Article by Khanyi Moshia President Cyril Ramaphosa used his time at the weekly “From the desk of the President” address to condemn criminals who are using the Covid19 lockdown to commit crime. The president

Police Brutality Darkens During #LockdownSA

Article by: Emma Clayfield An undeniable outcry against police and SANDF brutality in townships looms as South African citizens call on to the President of the country, to intervene and reprimand enforcers about the ill treatment of

Over 100 New Confirmed Covid-19 Cases

Wanderers Stadium Drive Through Testing Station Article by Lindiwe Karosa The Department of Health has released a statement this evening announcing an increase of 145 new confirmed positive Covid-19 cases. This brings South Africa’s

South Africa Hits 410 Recoveries

Article by Lindiwe Karosa Victory looms for South Africans as the Covid-19 recovery toll hits 410. Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize ascribed these positive news to the heroic manner in which health workers have performed their

Fikile Mbalula lays charge against Somizi

Article by Khanyi Moshia Media personality Somizi Mhlongo has landed himself in hot water as Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula lays a charge against him for fake news. Mbalula states that Somizi was in contravention of

Explaining Covid-19 To Your Children

Article by Khanyi Moshia It is expected for adults to understand the complexities of the national lockdown extension due to the Coronavirus, but it may not be the same for children as they might be wondering why they have to stay at