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KZN liquor outlets fined for breaking lockdown rules and fake licences

The owner of a tavern in Vryheid was fined R5,000 for trading after midnight, and eight other KwaZulu-Natal liquor ...

Nivashni Nair
Senior reporter

KZN premier warns of return to hard lockdown if 'reckless' behaviour ...

KwaZulu-Natal premier Sihle Zikalala has warned that another hard lockdown could be imminent if people did not change ...

By SUTHENTIRA GOVENDER

Six positive cases: Lions vs Cheetahs cancelled due to Covid-19

Inevitably, perhaps, Covid-19’s tentacles have enveloped the Lions’ squad to the point that their Super Rugby Unlocked ...

By Liam Del Carme

US sets new record of 84,000 Covid-19 cases in a single day

More than 84,000 people were diagnosed with Covid-19 across the US on Friday —  a record one-day increase in infections ...

By Reuters

Traditional leaders work with university on Covid plan for summer rite

The Eastern Cape house of traditional leaders has worked with Walter Sisulu University to develop a plan to lower ...

By Lulamile Feni

Fears of second wave as Nelson Mandela Bay Covid-19 infections jump

A wave of Covid-19 infections has hit Nelson Mandela Bay — and acting mayor Thsonono Buyeye has called on residents to ...

By Kathryn Kimberley

Covid-19 makes births more complicated

Pregnant women who contract Covid-19 are more likely to experience complications after birth compared to those who test ...

Nelson Mandela Bay's Mongameli Bobani on a ventilator with Covid-19

Nelson Mandela Bay councillors have been instructed to report to the Port Elizabeth City Hall to test for Covid-19.

By Michael Kimberley

Trump-Biden showdown, less chaos but plenty of clashes

US President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden offered sharply contrasting views on the still-raging ...

By Reuters

Many believe Covid-19 is exaggerated and declining, says survey

A new survey has revealed that there has been growing pandemic "fatigue" and complacency since lockdown rules were ...

'We were caught napping' - Mabuza

Deputy president David Mabuza says the government was caught napping regarding Covid-19 corruption, saying that some of ...

Andisiwe Makinana
Political correspondent

SA records more than 2,000 new cases of Covid-19 in 24 hours for second day

For the second straight day, SA recorded more than 2,000 new cases of Covid-19.

By Staff Reporter

'Stop the violence, respect the law': Ramaphosa speaks on Nigeria protests

The AU on Thursday weighed in on the protests in Nigeria, urging the government to refrain from the use of violence.

Scrap the 'red list' and allow all international travellers into SA, urges ...

The Western Cape government has expressed disappointment over the department of home affairs' revised “red list”, ...

Parties blamed as Covid-19 cases climb in Mangaung

Officials in the Bloemfontein-based Mangaung municipality are worried because of a sharp increase in Covid-19 cases in ...

Covid-19 pandemic's tentacles reach Super Rugby Unlocked competition

SA Rugby may have some tough decisions to make after it was confirmed on Thursday that the Covid-19 pandemic's ...

By Liam Del Carme

More than 2,000 new Covid-19 cases as Mkhize warns of 'resurgence'

2,055 cases of Covid-19 have been recorded in the past 24 hours.

By TimesLIVE

'We don't want to scare you': Mkhize warns of Covid 'resurgence'

Health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize is worried about SA’s Covid-19 trajectory, particularly following a recent spike in the ...

Matthew Savides
Night news editor

Robot connects isolated Covid patients with loved ones at Tygerberg ICU

Technology, in the form of a robot named Quintin, is helping families get in touch virtually with their loved ones who ...

By Nomahlubi Jordaan

Fort Hare Covid-19 outbreak sparks blame game

The outbreak of Covid-19 at the University of Fort Hare has been met with mixed reactions.

Yoliswa Sobuwa
Journalist

Bridal gown customers feel jilted as store closes, blaming Covid-19

A Gauteng wedding dress retailer has shut up shop without warning, leaving scores of brides without the gowns they’d ...

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist

Just over 1,000 new Covid-19 cases in SA in past 24 hours

There were 1,050 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in the past 24 hours.

By TimesLIVE

WATCH | 'When Jerusalema gets in, all measures go out': Kenyan minister ...

Kenyan health ministry cabinet secretary Mutahi Kagwe has urged young people to observe social distancing when taking ...

UK backs Covid-19 vaccine trials that infect volunteers

Britain said on Tuesday it would back "human challenge" trials, where young and healthy volunteers are deliberately ...

By Reuters

Swimming ban lifted at most Durban beaches after more than 200 days

Durban residents can finally take a dip in the ocean after they were unable to do so for more than 200 days due to the ...

By Suthentira Govebder

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