Body of man who drowned in Craighall retrieved
Joburg EMS spokesperson Nana Radebe said the young man between 20 and 30-years-old may have drowned less than 24 hours ago.
Lesotho teachers call for suspension of feeding scheme amid school closures
The Lesotho Association of Teachers said the education ministry’s decision to continue the feeding scheme programme contradicts government efforts to battle the spread of the coronavirus.
Lesotho opposition MPs baffled by no travel ban on high-risk COVID-19 countries
Tom Thabane declared a state of emergency on Wednesday but unlike his neighbours in the region, he was mum on countries like China, Italy, the UK and the US.
Lesotho declares national emergency over COVID-19 outbreak
While the country has no confirmed case, it also doesn’t have testing capability.
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Contact tracing ‘now a challenge’ after Gauteng family tried to avoid quarantine
The family refused to be quarantined after a woman and her daughter tested positive for the coronavirus.
Lesotho to save at least R100k after SADC meeting held virtually
The country’s ministry of foreign affairs has shown how a meeting of at least 11 countries with the SADC secretariat in Botswana was streamed.
Gauteng Health Dept: Family that refused to be quarantined now found
Police had to be roped in to trace the family who were found on Tuesday afternoon and were being treated at a health facility.
Botswana on coronavirus: No food to be served at funerals
Gatherings in Botswana shall not exceed 100 people and public places such as banks are allowed to have maximum 50 people at a time.
Slain Hawks official was investigating cash-in-transit heists, rhino poaching
The Hawks believe one of their investigators was killed in Mbombela on Tuesday morning because of the work he was doing.
Will Tom Thabane be out of office before July?
Lesotho's national assembly has voted to amend a provision of the constitution that gives the prime minister singular power to call elections if he loses a vote of no confidence.
Lesotho’s lone suspected COVID-19 case cleared
The 35-year old man arrived on 28 February and was quarantined when he began showing symptoms on the 9 March.
Lesotho votes for law change stripping PM of powers to dissolve parliament
The mountain kingdom held three elections between 2012 and 2017 because of a constitutional clause that gave the prime minister singular power to dissolve parliament and call elections if he lost a vote of no confidence.
Polokwane’s Ranch Resort declared quarantine site for evacuees from Wuhan
Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize said the SANDF-led mission is expected back by the end of the weekend and all aboard the flight will be quarantined for at least 14 days until they are cleared.
SA evacuees from Wuhan not infected with COVID-19 - Mkhize
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said that the SANDF-led mission was expected back by the end of the weekend and all aboard the flight would be quarantined for at least 14 days until they were cleared.
Maroleng takes SABC to court for defamation, reputation damage
Maroleng's lawyers said the public broadcaster has made a frivolous and baseless media statement about him in response to the papers he filed in the Johannesburg Labour Court, demanding his job back or R16 million.
Coronavirus: Concerns raised over capacity of Lesotho’s ailing health system
The landlocked country suspended all international travel for its government and parastatal officials, but this caused more panic as ordinary citizens asked what it meant for them.
Lesotho suspends international travel to minimise spread of coronavirus
The country’s ministry of health on Tuesday notified staff in an internal memo after Cabinet reached the decision on Monday.