Employers can't force employees to take unpaid leave during lockdown
Speaking on 702, Employment and Labour Department director-general Thobile Lamati said if there is ever an opportunity for employers to care for their employees, now is the time.
GALLERY: Aerial view of South Africans queuing for goods before lockdown
South Africans have lined up to do their shopping before the lockdown imposed by government to halt the spread of the coronavirus. Pictures by Claude Oberholzer.
COVID-19 Situation Desk - 26 March 2020 AM
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Thokoza, gogo: Sanusi Credo Mutwa's death mourned
Known for his predictions of the Soweto Uprising, his invaluable contribution to preserving African knowledge and healing, Mutwa waited years for a decent house from government.
WATCH LIVE: Energy, Communications & Sports ministers brief on COVID-19 measures
The ministers of Energy, Communications, and Arts & Culture are briefing the media on the looming COVID-19 lockdown.
Capetonians flock to stores ahead of COVID-19 lockdown
Cape Town residents rushed to stores on Tuesday to stock up on essentials after President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the nationwide lockdown due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases.
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SAA suspends all domestic flights during lockdown period
In a statement on Tuesday, SAA said that it supported government's efforts to 'retard, contain, manage and disrupt the rate of transmission of the COVID-19'.
Virgin Active closing gyms nationwide on Tuesday
In a statement, the health club said the move was in support of government’s announcement of a 21-day lockdown to help curb the spread of coronavirus.
Convicted rapist Bob Hewitt granted parole
The former tennis coach was sentenced to six years in prison in 2015 after he was convicted of raping and sexually assaulting three youths he was coaching over 20 years ago.
Govt says COVID-19 cases now at 554
Gauteng - which is the country’s hot-bed of the COVID-19 virus - now has at least 302 confirmed cases, with the largest numbers recorded in Johannesburg, while a few are in Tshwane and Ekurhuleni.
COVID-19: 40,000 litres of pure alcohol donated to help make sanitisers
The alcohol industry says it's working to approve the release of more pure alcohol to assist with the shortage of surface and hand sanitizers.
Ramaphosa announces 21-day nationwide lockdown
President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that a nation-wide 21-day lockdown would come into effect on midnight on 26 March until midnight on 16 April.
Ramaphosa to give coronavirus update at 7:30PM
The president will address South Africa on COVID-19.
SANDF: Soldiers seen in Joburg not a deployment
Earlier on Monday, EWN reported that the army had been ordered to prepare for a possible deployment to assist in efforts to mitigate spread of the coronavirus.
Court says PP's subpoena powers don't extend to taxpayer records
The Public Protector had issued a subpoena in a bid to obtain former President Jacob Zuma's tax information.
SA's COVID-19 cases pass 400
The number of coronavirus cases in South Africa passed the 400-mark on 23 March 2020.