‘There are people who've defeated COVID-19’ -SA's Nombewu shares recovery story
Lunga Nombewu, who tested positive for the virus after his return from France last month, is now negative and warns against not taking the virus seriously even though some have recovered from it.
EFF’s Mandisa Mashego confirms resignation as Gauteng chair
Mashego said she handed in her resignation letters to the party in February and had so far served a two months’ notice.
Public sector unions urge govt to hike wages for state workers battling COVID-19
Unions are preparing to go to court to force government to implement the agreement, which guarantees workers increases between 4.5% and 5.5% this month.
Public sector unions to take govt to court over 0% wage increases
Government said this was part of plans to slash the public sector wage bill by R160 billion in the next three years.
Lockdown: Academics propose special grant for the poor
The academics wrote to President Cyril Ramaphosa calling for all evictions due to failure to meet rent obligations to be banned during the 21 days nationwide lockdown period.
Pandor set to announce how govt will assist South Africans stranded abroad
South Africans have been left stranded in other countries as a result of airlines shutting operations as an attempt to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
Dirco working to assist S. Africans stranded in lockdowns abroad
South Africa is not the only country that implemented restrictions on people’s movements, travel, and trade among others - many other countries are also under lockdown.
ConCourt dismisses application seeking to declare lockdown unconstitutional
The Hola Bon Renaissance Foundation approached the court challenging the constitutionality of the lockdown regulations, saying coronavirus (COVID-19) didn’t pose a threat to South Africans.
Feeling depressed, anxious during lockdown? Sadag is here for you
The South African Depression and Anxiety Group (Sadag) advised that it would remain open during this period.
COVID-19: Some people who were tested in Gauteng, now nowhere to be found
The MEC said his department was struggling to get a hold of people who had been tested to give them their results.
Remember you are not alone in lockdown, says psychologist
Experts had been advising those who may struggle during the 21-days with practical ideas.
Mkhize assures training of all health workers to deal with COVID-19
The minister was speaking on 702 after he announced the cases of the coronavirus in the country increased to at least 709.
Govt in talks with private hospitals to help COVID-19 patients not on med aid
As more COVID-19 cases were reported in South Africa, concerns are mounting that the public health system will not cope.
Political parties welcome Ramaphosa’s coronavirus lockdown
Cosatu, which previously objected to the national lockdown, now said it respected the president’s announcement.
Are health workers well equipped to deal with coronavirus patients?
The Health Professions Council (HPCSA) said it was worried that health workers are ill-equipped to fight the coronavirus.
School closures will impact nutrition needs of kids dependent on feeding schemes
Schools are expected to be closed for a few months while government tries to contain the spread of the virus.
HPCSA wants Ramaphosa to declare national lockdown over COVID-19
With more than 400 people in the country testing positive for COVID-19, the HPCSA called on the president to take more drastic steps.
Coronavirus gatherings ban an attack on Christians - KZN church leader
The South African Zionist Churches is going ahead with its Easter service next month despite governments calls for social distancing.