Corruption is threatening patient care, warns SA Medical Association
That is the view of the South African Medical Association which said on Wednesday graft claims relating to medical supply tenders were unsettling and damaged the country’s ability to care for the sick.
MPs turn down proposed water tariff hikes
Two portfolio committees said that due to the economic devastation caused by the COVID-19 outbreak and lockdown, the water department and local government association needed to reconsider proposals to increase tariffs.
Police use water cannons to disperse 'peaceful' protesters outside Parly
A group of hospitality industry workers gathered outside the parliamentary precinct to protest certain lockdown restrictions which they said were throttling the industry.
SA tobacco market completely taken over by illicit suppliers - Batsa
It said that the ban had cost state over R4 billion in excise tax losses, with 30,000 jobs lost in the industry since the lockdown came into effect.
Some citizens taking advantage of lockdown to invade land - Dept
The Human Settlements Department’s spokesperson Yonela Diko said that authorities needed to be aware of what they could and could not do in the event of land invasions.
WCED to evaluate schools' response to COVID-19 pandemic
The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) is going ahead with evaluating conditions and the needs of public schools in the province.
Some CT communities hit by flooding as winds, rain batter city
It's the second cold snap since Thursday, when a round of inclement weather chilled the Cape before moving inland.
FSCA warns insurers against continued rejection of business interruption claims
A Cape Town eatery secured victory this week when it took its insurer to court for failing to pay out business interruption insurance claims linked to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Traffic in CT back up to 65% of pre-lockdown level as workers return
The City of Cape Town said it had been collating data for the N1, N2, N7 and M5 freeways since the start of the COVID-19 shutdown.
Mfuleni man (44), daughter (6) fatally shot: SAPS
The circumstances surrounding Wednesday night's attack at a house in the area are unclear.
REGAN THAW: A moment of nostalgia during COVID-19
Watching his favourite band as a 16-year-old, Regan Thaw finds holding on to his memory of a Depeche Mode concert is getting him through the difficult COVID-19 moments.
WC finance dept calls for assistance at Port of CT over operational issues
The department said three shipping lines were cancelling calls to the Mother City or were implementing a congestion surcharge from next month.
Cabinet optimistic that Mboweni's budget will get economy back on track
Cabinet described it as a roadmap to stabilise debt and was optimistic it would get the economy back on track.
More than 100 pupils test positive for COVID-19 at EC school
The provincial Health Department is scrambling to contain the outbreak at the Mount Frere school.
Cabinet defers decision to adjust level 3 lockdown rules to next week
In its latest meeting, Cabinet received an updated report from the national coronavirus command council on the recommendations.
Recreational fishing now reopened under level 3 - Creecy
Game reserves are also open but only for self-drive visits and there are limits to how many people can tag along.
Winde: We haven’t asked national govt to bring back ban on sale of alcohol
There was an almost immediate surge in trauma cases in the Western Cape province when the ban was lifted a little of a week ago.
Govt wants to use WC as example in battle against COVID-19 - Mkhize
Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize on Tuesday toured a hospital in Ceres in the Witzenburg Municipality which was hard hit by the coronavirus.