Ahmed Kajee

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Ahmed Kajee is a multimedia producer at Eyewitness News.

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Help for the helpless: The silver lining amid COVID-19's dark cloud

Non-profit organisations, including Supply Development Initiative Force, Islamic Relief SA, Soul Food Africa and Nosh Food Rescue, have been packing and distributing food hampers for marginalised communities just days after the national lockdown was announced in South Africa. EWN found out what these NGOs do and the impact it has on these communities.

COVID-19 awareness & testing in Tembisa

MECs from across Gauteng joined hundreds of medical workers across the province calling on people to test for COVID-19. This was part of continuous government operations to encourage the public to test for the virus. Panyaza Lesufi and Faith Mazibuko were in Tembisa on Wednesday to call on residents to get tested.

Chinese, Cuban doctors to assist COVID-19 fight in SA

SA Health Minister Zweli Mkhize on Wednesday announced that doctors from China and Cuba will be coming to South Africa to assist the health department tackle COVID-19. He also painted a picture of how the pandemic is affecting South Africa so far.

Mkhize launches COVID-19 mobile testing units

SA Health Minister Zweli Mkhize on Wednesday announced that there were a total of 1,380 cases in South Africa, an increase of 27 from Tuesday's figure. He addressed the media after launching mobile sampling and testing units in Sandringham, Johannesburg.

Gauteng govt distributes sanitiser in Alexandra

An intergovernmental response team distributed hand sanitiser at the Helen Joseph Hostel in Alexandra on Wednesday morning. The project, led by MEC for Human Settlements, Urban Planning and COGTA, Lebogang Maile, saw residents receive sanitiser in bottles.