Eased lockdown restrictions came a bit too late for some business owners
The Restaurant Association of South Africa has on numerous occasions highlighted the plight of owners who have been hit hard throughout the pandemic and have called on government to intervene.
‘Open for business' - Cape Town Tourism seeks upswing amid eased COVID rules
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to the number of passengers on the Johannesburg-Cape Town route dropping from around 4 million in 2019 to just 1.75 million in 2020.
SA Council of Churches welcomes move to level 2
General Secretary Bishop Malusi Mpumlwana said that this would enable people's economic and social life to function productively. But, he also has some concerns around adhering to regulations.
Alcohol sector welcomes move to level 2 but still worried over some regulations
The South African Liquor Brand owners Association (Salba) said that while it welcomed government move to shift the curfew to 11pm, it was concerned about the continued prohibition of off-consumption sales on Saturday and Sunday.
Madhi: We vaccinate people to prevent them ending up in hospital
On numerous occasions, the National Health Department has stressed that the vaccines used in the country are safe.
More than a third of eligible WC residents vaccinated so far - Health Dept
The department said that nationwide, 10 million people have had at least one dose of the vaccine and seven million people were fully vaccinated.
WC officials share data on how COVID affects vaccinated, unvaccinated patients
Officils gave insights into the hospitalisations and deaths of people over 60 years at the height of the third wave last month.
CT tourism sector hopes for eased lockdown to boost summer business
The sector has been battered by the pandemic and associated lockdowns and the provincial government together with those working in the sector are hoping for restrictions to be eased.
COVID-19 cases in WC on a downward trend - provincial Health Dept
The provincial Health Department's Dr Saadiq Kariem said that the province would only have exited the third wave once it reached a daily case load of 530 cases a day.
Winde: It's time to end state of disaster as tool to manage COVID-19
The province is one of several, including Gauteng, that have passed the peak of the COVID-19 third wave.
Evicted homeless people hope to overturn City of Cape decision
The Western Cape High Court heard arguments in the occupiers' urgent court application on Friday, almost two weeks after city ordered the dismantling and confiscation of the tents and other informal structures.
CT businesses hope summer brings eased lockdown restrictions
Mike Schmidt and his wife opened their the Hout Bay Harbour Distillery – a world-class distillery in the heart of the historic harbour - in October 2019 after battling for two years to get their licence.
CT launches campaign to entice visitors to affordable local attractions
City of Cape Town Mayco member James Vos launched a pocket-friendly campaign aimed at highlighting affordable attractions for locals.
4 people recovering in hospital after Villiersdorp deadly crash
Western Cape Transport MEC Daylin Mitchell said preliminary reports suggested that the SUV, in overtaking another vehicle, collided with the truck that was transporting 57 farmworkers.
Joao Rodrigues, apartheid-era cop charged with Ahmed Timol's death, passes away
Rodrigues' lawyer, Ben Minnaar, said that he passed away at around midnight at his home due to ill health.
NICD urges people to get vaccinated while it monitors COVID variant Mu
The World Health Organisation recently classified the Pango lineage b.1.621 as a variant of interest and assigned it the Greek name Mu.
36% of SA youth unwilling to take COVID-19 vaccine - study
Solidarity Fund and GCIS study was conducted between May and June this year through hundreds of face to face interviews.
SA health officials to continue monitoring COVID variant Mu
This variant was first detected in Colombia in January this year and has since spread across North America, South America and Europe, with detections in Asia. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) said the Mu variant had not yet been picked up in South Africa.