NW to place all COVID-19 cases, contacts under ‘strict surveillance’
The department announced the decision after a man in Bloemhof was found not to have stayed at home, as instructed by officials, after testing positive for the coronavirus and was later found on a farm in the Free State.
NW residents told to await official announcement after reports of COVID-19 case
As it stands, the North West and Northern Cape are the only two provinces with no known positive cases of the coronavirus.
Standard Bank announces payment holiday for certain clients
The bank made the announcement amid growing calls for consumer reprieve as the country grapples with the spread of COVID-19.
Social distancing for who? S. Africans treated to #OnlineQuarantineParty
As the world grapples with the growing number of COVID-19 deaths and new infections, schooling and socialising have moved online as many find themselves in enforced lockdowns or recommended self-isolation.
Eastern Cape reports first coronavirus case, national tally rises to 240
The government has reported 38 new cases with the Eastern Cape as the latest province to be affected, a day after the Free State confirmed its first cases.
Kenny Rogers dies at age 81
In a statement released on Saturday, Rogers’ family said the musician died from natural causes.
Eskom suspends load shedding
The power utility said it will suspend load shedding from noon on Sunday due to an improved generation system and low demand.
SA’s coronavirus case tally rises to 51, with 13 new cases
The health department has announced that an additional 13 cases have been recorded since Friday's announcement.
Now that they're home, here's how govt plans to quarantine S.Africans from Wuhan
Earlier this week health minister Zweli Mkhize, and other members of the inter-ministerial task team dealing with coronavirus in the country, held a press briefing to explain the evacuation process and the 21-day quarantine programme.
Plane carrying over 100 Wuhan evacuees back on SA soil
The group, who have not tested positive for the coronavirus, will stay at the Ranch Resort in Polokwane under strict quarantine for 21 days as a precautionary measure.
Zuma back in SA, addresses hundreds of supporters at ORTIA
Zuma has returned to South Africa after leaving for Cuba, where his office said he was receiving medical treatment for an undisclosed medical condition.
Pause...begin: Eskom suspends load shedding from 5 pm, but will resume on Sunday
Eskom says due to the improvement of generating power on Saturday, it is able to provide relief to customers who have been experiencing power cuts for weeks.
WATCH LIVE: Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder Joseph Shabalala’s funeral under way
Shabalala died on 11 February in a Pretoria hospital after suffering a long illness. He was 78.
ANC slams FW de Klerk Foundation over ‘ill-advised’ statement on apartheid
The foundation has released a statement in which it reiterates the former president's statement that he does not agree that apartheid was a crime, during an interview.
Lesufi receives forensic report on Enock Mpianzi’s death
Mpianzi drowned in the Crocodile River at a lodge the North West while on a school orientation camp.
Load shedding: Stage 2, then 3 and now back to 2 – all in one weekend
The power utility says four of its generating units successfully returned to service overnight after it has announced the implementation of Stage 3 load shedding on Saturday.
It's lights out…again – Eskom to implement Stage 3 load shedding from 9am
The struggling power utility says despite some of its units returning to service on Friday night, they have has to accommodate the shortage of capacity and replenish reserves.
Route cancellations ‘in the best interest of SAA’ – BRPs respond to critics
On Thursday, the rescue practitioners announced the cancellation of some international, regional and domestic routes in a bid to cut costs at the cash-strapped airline.