Gauteng officials visit family of pensioner who died while collecting grant
Ellen Mbhele (66) collapsed after she got off a taxi at the Pimville Post Office on Monday.
Post office preferred pay point for some pensioners despite long queues
According to Sassa, they saw an unusually large number of beneficiaries using the post office to receive grants on Monday.
Pensioners to use grants to buy masks to prevent them contracting COVID-19
This is the last day pensioners and people with disabilities can collect their grants before other beneficiaries join the queues.
Sassa: More beneficiaries went to post office, supermarkets for pensions
The Social Development Department has been paying grants earlier than usual this month to limit the number of people in one place, to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Co-parenting during lockdown: Pretoria father arrested for child abduction
The man is accused of forcefully removing the 14-year-old boy from his mother’s care on Sunday.
281 people arrested in Gauteng for contravening lockdown regulations
Provincial commissioner Elias Mawela said the arrests made were for gathering in groups outside and for drinking alcohol in groups in public.
Mboweni to approach World Bank, IMF if SA runs out of funds to fight COVID-19
Following weekend reports that Finance Minister Tito Mboweni would take advantage of any funding made available by the IMF and the World Bank, he said that no talks had started for now.
Ramaphosa: Repatriated Wuhan group proof that lockdowns work
The group of more than 100 students will be going home to their loved ones after being quarantined at the Ranch Resort outside Polokwane for 14 days.
Wuhan repatriation mission real example of ‘Thuma mina’, says Ramaphosa
President Ramaphosa said before the team of pilots, crew members, doctors and home affairs officials put their hands up to go to Wuhan- he had not really seen ‘thuma mina’ in action.
Ramaphosa meets SA group repatriated from Wuhan as they return to families
The group of more than 100, who were isolated for 21 days after being in the virus-stricken city of Wuhan, have tested negative in the second round of tests since their return to SA.
Soweto taxi drivers demoralised by little profit during lockdown
Taxi drivers said they saw no point in working during the 21-day lockdown as regulations that restrict the number of commuters per vehicle mean they won’t make much profit.
Gauteng's Mazibuko condemns taxi drivers for not complying with lockdown rules
Gauteng Community Safety MEC Faith Mazibuko inspected whether taxi drivers and passengers were applying the rules at Baragwanath Taxi Rank on Friday morning.
SA under lockdown: Most citizens adhering to govt regulations
Queue marshals were seen summoning commuters at Bara Taxi Rank, but instead of multiple shouts at the same time, only a few voices could be heard.
SAA acting CEO Zuks Ramasia to retire early
She was appointed to the position following former CEO Vuyani Jarana’s sudden exit.
Renowned traditional healer, author Credo Mutwa (98) dies
Mutwa was known for his sculpture work that he left at the many places he lived in around the country, as well as, his predictions of events such as the Marikana massacre in 2012.
S.Africans repatriated from Wuhan ‘all healthy’, says health dept
It’s been 10 days since the group of over 100 was taken to the Ranch Resort in Limpopo where they are quarantined and kept under close surveillance.
COVID-19: Could the school year be lost for SA pupils?
Schools were closed across the country last Wednesday with government tentatively announcing they would re-open after Easter.
Banking Association mulls industry response to COVID-19 pressure
The spread of the virus has had adverse effects on the already ailing economy, with some businesses struggling to perform at optimum productivity.