Madibeng municipality closes offices after staffer tests positive for COVID-19
The municipal office is among several buildings, including the Wonderkop, Bapong and Letlhabile clinics, that have had to be closed due to confirmed cases of the coronavirus.
NW latest province to hold off return of grade R pupils tomorrow
It said Education MEC Mmaphefo Matsemela the decision aimed to avoid an influx of grades returning to school on Monday and to save lives.
Mahikeng Police Station latest to close after member tests positive for COVID-19
Earlier in the week the Klerksdorp and Rustenburg police stations were also temporarily closed due to members testing positive for COVID-19.
How the NW health department is preparing for COVID-19 peak
According to the department’s spokesperson Tebogo Lekgethwane, there are currently 435 beds – with 33 high care beds and 55 intensive ICU beds for COVID-19 patients in the province.
100 patients, 6 employees test positive for COVID-19 at Witrand hospital
At a media briefing in Potchefstroom on Friday afternoon, Health MEC Madoda Sambatha said samples were then taken from 238 people made of 202 and 36 staff members.
Staff at Witrand Hospital fear contracting COVID-19 on the job
An employee claims patients were left uncared for after staff members refused to work until management gave them answers around the alleged 14 COVID-19 cases at the hospital.
WATCH: Andrew Mlangeni's 95th birthday celebration
Speakers at the 95th birthday celebration of the only surviving Rivonia trialist, Ntate Andrew Mlangeni, on 6 June include Presidents Cyril Ramaphosa and former President Thabo Mbeki.
Last Rivonia trialist Andrew Mlangeni reflects on SA's struggles past & present
Twenty-five years into the democracy of the country he calls home, Mlangeni – through his foundation – has joined a new battle of economic equality brought to the fore by the coronavirus pandemic.
Domestic air travel will be rolled out in 3 phases, with restrictions
The minister gave a briefing on the regulations and guidelines in the transport sector as it prepared for the easing of lockdown regulations from level 4 to level 3.
Minister Cele's key points on crime during lockdown
In his briefing, Police Minister Bheki Cele compared the statistics from March 2019 and during the lockdown.
NW doctor cleared of blame following patient's COVID-19 related death
The North West Health Department said it had studied reports relating to the treatment of the patient and found no negligent behaviour on the part of the cardiologist who treated the patient.
Didiza: More than R500 mln allocated to over 15,000 farmers from disaster fund
Briefing media in Pretoria on Sunday, Minister Thoko Didiza said of more than 50,000 applications that were received 15,036 have been approved.
WATCH LIVE: Minister Thoko Didiza briefing on agriculture sector disaster fund
Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Thoko Didiza is briefed the media on the department's disaster fund during the coronavirus crisis.
South Africa’s COVID-19 cases now at 14,355 with 14 new deaths
Fourteen more COVID-19 related deaths have been recorded. The total number of fatalities now stands at 261.
NW Health MEC visits Rustenburg hospital after 2 nurses contract COVID-19
Two nurses at Netcare’s Ferncrest Hospital tested positive after coming into contact with the provinces only reported COVID-19 fatality.
Still no cruise liners, international or domestic flights – says Mbalula
The minister said the ban on cruise liners remains in place, however, there would be allowance for the movement of cargo from ports to warehouses and other storage places.
Level 4 lockdown: Still no alcohol but you can now buy winter clothes,cigarettes
The sale of alcohol is still prohibited under level 4 regulations, but South Africans can now buy tobacco products, buy winter clothes, personal ICT equipment and have their hot meal delivered to their home.
WATCH LIVE: National Command Council gives details on Level 4 lockdown
On Thursday President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that South Africa will move down from Level 5 to Level 4 lockdown, relaxing some to the regulations from 1 May.