‘If the numbers go up, we go back to level 5’ – Minister Dlamini-Zuma
Announcing the details of the move from level4 from level 5 lockdown regulations, Minister Dlamini-Zuma said government will not hesitate to revert to a hard lockdown if there is a surge in infections.
SANDF to tighten security after members implicated in theft of weapons
Eighteen R4 rifles and three pistols were taken from the military base in Lyttleton in 2019.
City of Joburg relocating some Lawley residents after it demolished their homes
The municipality came under fire after authorising the destruction of several homes last week, with many questioning the timing of the demolition.
City of Joburg to provide temporary shelter for Lawley evictees
The municipality came under fire last week after authorising the destruction of several structures during the lockdown period.
Suspects in Lyttelton army base rifle thefts granted bail
The pair were nabbed following a joint investigation by the Military Police and the Gauteng branch of the Hawks after 18 R4 rifles and three pistols went missing from the Tek Base in Lyttelton.
Over 1,000 companies probed for non-compliance with lockdown regulations – Dept
The Department of Employment and Labour said its more than 100 inspectors probed several companies in both the public and private sector.
Competition Commission warns stores against inflating prices
A pharmacy in Boksburg was penalised after the commission discovered the company placed a 150% mark-up on face masks.
Inmates complaining about COVID-19 measures being opportunistic - dept
The prisoners said that did not feel safe behind bars and claimed that measures put in place to curb a possible outbreak were inadequate.
Gauteng pharmacy ordered to donate goods after surging prices
Centrum Pharmacy in Boksburg had inflated its prices by 150%, which is a far cry from the permitted mark-up of non-essential items.
Prisoners threaten to strip and go hungry to be ‘protected’ from COVID-19
Several prisoners are sounding alarms over what they say is a lack of oversight in dealing with the virus within the correctional services centres.
COVID-19 global view:More than 2.3 mln infections worldwide,US remains epicentre
The US remains the epicenter of the coronavirus, recording 33,000 new cases in just 24 hours.
DBE postpones matric exam re-write to end of 2020
The move affects more than 350,000 part-time candidates who include those who did not meet the pass requirements in last year's sitting.
COVID-19: Gauteng logs over 1,000 infections, national death toll rises to 50
As expected, the number of coronavirus cases in the country is continuing to increase and now stands at 2,783; Gauteng is still the countries epicentre with 1,018 cases.
Minister Sisulu to meet with Makhaza informal settlement over eviction dispute
The City of Cape Town has come under fire after removing community members who had occupied land in parts of Khayelitsha.
55 schools burgled in Gauteng since start of coronavirus lockdown
It's understood valuable equipment and school nutrition groceries are among the items targeted in the crimes.
Police probe murder of officer responding to domestic violence in Paulshof
Authorities say the officer was killed by a medical doctor who is accused of abusing his wife.
COVID-19: Plea to sell alcohol during lockdown could head to court
The Gauteng Liquor Forum says its concerned the lockdown regulations introduced by government could be unconstitutional and therefore have no authority under law.
COVID-19: Education Dept to amend curriculum to save 2020 academic year
The department's Elijah Mhlanga says the duration for school holidays may also be relooked to recover lost time.