Eastern Cape following same Covid-19 'pattern' as ...

The government is worried about the increase in Covid-19 cases in the Eastern Cape, as cases across the country climbed ...

By Matthew Savides

Court rules Covid-19 patients may not be forced ...

The government has been barred by the high court in Pretoria from forcing patients who test positive for Covid-19 into ...

By Staff Reporter

Coronavirus Outbreak 24-Hour Public Hotline: 0800 029 999

Smoking ban a sign of a 'responsible government', says Dlamini-Zuma

The overarching rationale for prohibiting the sale of tobacco products was to protect human life and health, and to ...

By Ernest Mabuza

State to appeal high court ruling that lockdown rules are 'invalid'

A special sitting of the cabinet resolved on Thursday to appeal this week’s North Gauteng High Court judgment which ...

By S'thembile Cele

Another Pick n Pay in Durban closes after worker tests positive for ...

Another Pick n Pay store in Durban was forced to close temporarily after a worker tested positive for Covid-19 on ...

By Suthentira Govender

Anglican churches not ready to open - Archbishop Thabo Makgoba

Anglican churches are not yet ready to resume worship in church buildings, Archbishop Thabo Makgoba of Cape Town said ...

By staff reporter

91-year-old raises more than R2m for poor by walking laps in his Joburg ...

Krok was inspired to do the walk by British war veteran Tom Moore who raised more thank £4.8m (about R81m).

By Unathi Nkanjeni

Cameroon government under fire as virus tally rises

Cameroon's government faces mounting accusations that foot-dragging and incompetence have helped coronavirus gain a ...

By AFP

Truckers wait days to cross border into Zimbabwe since lockdown started

Truck drivers using the South African-Zimbabwe Beitbridge border post say that since the Covid-19 lockdown started, it ...

By Bernard Chiguvare

Covid-19: Academic warns of groundwater pollution from cemeteries

University of Pretoria (UP) academic Prof Matthys Dippenaar has appealed to municipalities to monitor groundwater close ...

By Nomahlubi Jordaan

HIV-positive patients who take ARVs 'not at greater risk'

South Africans who are HIV-positive and take antiretrovirals are not at greater risk of contracting Covid-19, a local ...

By Nonkululeko Njilo

LIANA LE ROUX | Covid-19 highlights importance of the family unit

The family forms an immediate environment in which people, including the most vulnerable members of society, receive ...

By Liana le Roux

Shackdwellers' vegetable co-op funds new toilets, masks and sanitisers

Two communal vegetable gardens have made a big difference to life in the Khenana informal settlement in Durban, where ...

By Nokulunga Majola

REV. JO SEOKA | Easing of lockdown must be done carefully to save lives

The Covid-19 lockdown has taught some of us that people would rather choose money over life.

By Rev Jo Seoka

'The River' producers thank Mzansi for support after crew member tests ...

After only returning to the set a few weeks ago, the cast and crew of The River have been forced to stop production ...

By Chrizelda Kekana

Cecilia Makiwane hospital closes three units after staffers contract ...

Three critical medical units this week were closed at Cecilia Makiwane Hospital in Mdantsane after some staffers tested ...

By Gugu Phandle

KZN's missing PPE worth millions mysteriously reappears

Large quantities of personal protective equipment (PPE), initially reported missing while en route to schools in ...

By Orrin Singh

Teachers rapped for ‘fancy masks' - but principals are wrong

Some school heads are playing fashion police, but there is no directive from the department about any design.

Nivashni Nair
Journalist

Don't forget: No booze sales from Thursday evening until Monday

South Africans are reminded they will not be able to buy alcoholic beverages between 5pm on Thursday until Monday ...

By Kgaugelo Masweneng

All Blacks legend Dan Carter in shock Super Rugby comeback

Two-time All Blacks Rugby World Cup winner Dan Carter announced a shock Super Rugby comeback with the Blues on Thursday ...

By AFP

'We also have a right to benefit': School PPE trucks blocked by communities

Trucks transporting personal protective equipment to schools in some parts of the Eastern Cape have been blocked from ...

By Sikho Ntshobane

Forcing Covid-19 patients into quarantine is illegal - high court

Government has been dealt another blow after the high court ruled that it may not force patients who test positive for ...

By Kgothatso Madisa

NOMPUMELELO RUNJI | Cyril's secrecy is undermining democracy

The Covid-19 pandemic is having serious implications for our governance system.

Eastern Cape following same Covid-19 'pattern' as Western Cape, says ...

The government is worried about the increase in Covid-19 cases in the Eastern Cape, as cases across the country climbed ...

By Matthew Savides

Ban on cigarettes will not make people quit smoking, Fita tells high court

The government's claim that banning cigarette sales would make people give up smoking is "untenable and not supported ...

By ERNEST MABUZA

Fikile Mbalula satisfied that OR Tambo is ready for domestic flights

Transport minister Fikile Mbalula says he is satisfied with the measures put in place at OR Tambo International Airport ...

By Nomahlubi Jordaan

Picture with Dlamini-Zuma 'used to suit a certain narrative': Mazzotti

Cigarette trader Adriano Mazzotti has denied allegations that he had corruptly engineered the ban on cigarette sales to ...

By Staff Reporter

IN PICS | South Africans wake up bright and early ...

South Africans are lining up to wait for liquor stores across the country to open their doors for the first time since ...

By Staff Reporter

New coronavirus losing potency, top Italian ...

The new coronavirus is losing its potency and has become much less lethal, a senior Italian doctor said on Sunday.

By Crispian Balmer

Ramaphosa reveals China’s integral role in SA’s fight against the ...

China continues to play a pivotal role in SA’s fight against the coronavirus.

By Naledi Shange

WATCH LIVE | Religious groups take part in SA's national day of prayer

Religious groups are taking part in the national day of prayer on Sunday.

By SowetanLIVE

Here are the back-to-school dates for all grades

It'll be a month after grade 12 and 7 pupils go back to school that their mates can start to join them in the classroom.

By Matthew Savides

Prasa not ready to resume Metrorail services, says Mbalula

Transport minister Fikile Mbalula has delayed the resumption of train services in Gauteng and the rest of the country ...

By Penwell Dlamini
X