Coronavirus: Why it’s not all doom & gloom for SA
It’s been two weeks since the first case of COVID-19 hit South African shores, but there is some positive news.
Nehawu to go ahead with protest despite coronavirus outbreak
Nehawu wants thousands of union members to come together in their numbers to protest against the state’s decision to pull out of the wage agreement.
South Africans warned against panic testing for coronavirus
Scientists are warning the shortage of equipment may disrupt efforts to fight the spread of the virus.
Nursing union threatens strike amid coronavirus outbreak
The Young Nurses Indaba Trade Union claims members are not being equipped or trained properly to deal with Covid-19 cases.
Labour Dept publishes workplace guidelines for dealing with COVID-19
The department said that it hoped employers would adhere to ensure the safety of workers.
COVID-19: Union urges govt to adequately train, equip healthcare professionals
The Young Nurses Indaba Trade Union on Tuesday said it was concerned that the measures announced by the president on Sunday didn’t go far enough to address issues faced by health workers.
NTA accuses Mbalula of failing to consult taxi industry on COVID-19 measures
The taxi organisation held a media briefing on Tuesday to announce measures it would take to protect drivers and commuters from the spread of coronavirus.
‘Limpopo lives matter’ – Outrage over Polokwane quarantine site
Government confirmed on Thursday the evacuees from the epicentre of the coronavirus (COVID-19) will be quarantined at The Ranch Resort in Polokwane.
DA loses another councillor as Johan Jansen resigns in Tshwane
Johan Jansen has resigned after 17 years on the Tshwane council.
ANCYL threatens protest at quarantine site for South Africans coming from Wuhan
One hundred and twenty-two citizens are expected to arrive in the country from the epicentre of the virus on Friday.
Minister: Coronavirus starting to hurt SA’s tourism sector
The virus has spread to every continent except Antarctica, forcing several countries to institute travel restrictions and lockdowns to contain the spread.
EFF's Godrich Gardee resigns as MP
The party’s spokesperson Vuyani Pambo has confirmed that Gardee, who was the former general secretary for the party, would remain as a member of the EFF and central command team.
Mcebo Dlamini calls on Minister Lamola to expunge his criminal record
On Monday, the Johannesburg Magistrates Court found him guilty of public violence related to the student protests and sentenced him to two and a half years in jail, which is suspended for five years.
Fees Must Fall activist Mcebo Dlamini found guilty of public violence
The former Wits University SRC president will only serve jail time if he is found guilty of similar transgressions within the next five years.
Lamola: Communities to be consulted by Parole Board
The Justice Minister said communities would now play a bigger role in parole processes following several cases of parolees appearing in court for rape and murder.
Eskom CEO De Ruyter says he’s finding common ground with unions
Eskom CEO André De Ruyter has been in office now for over two months and said he still didn’t regret taking the job.
Eskom doing all it can to get municipalities to pay up - De Ruyter
Last week, Eskom cut power to the Western Cape’s rail systems due to nonpayment.
Mashaba must be cautious not to make his movement a DA splinter - analyst
The former Joburg mayor announced on Monday that the former DA members Funzela Ngobeni and Paul Boughey had resigned to join him in establishing a new political movement.