Santaco calls off national strike over lockdown public transport regulations
The regulations, which were implemented to curb the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), were revised with taxis now allowed to fill up to 70% of commuters.
Over 500 complaints lodged for excessive pricing since lockdown started
The Competition Commission said the majority of these complaints related to essential products including hand sanitisers and face masks, among others.
South Africans must cooperate with soldiers during lockdown - Mapisa-Nqakula
Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has condemned any form of abuse against citizens by deployed SANDF members.
Family of Vosloorus man shot dead during lockdown patrol speaks out
The man was killed while running home after police officials allegedly dispersed a group of people at a nearby tavern.
Ramaphosa declares the Ranch Resort COVID-19 ‘green zone’
The President is visiting the 112 South Africans who have been cleared to return to their families after testing negative for the coronavirus in a second series of tests since their arrival from Wuhan China on 14 March 2020.
Mkhize concerned by number of healthcare workers with coronavirus
Thirteen of the new patients are health workers from Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Free State and Gauteng.
Gift of Givers sets up testing centres but warns: 'We don’t just test anybody'
The organisation said the centres in some parts of Johannesburg are aimed at easing the pressure on government hospitals.
Ex-West Rand mayor Mpho Nawa appointed as 1 of 10 Tshwane administrators
Tshwane was officially placed under administration after the decision was endorsed by the National Council of Provinces and Cogta Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.
Maile announces 10 administrators to take over troubled Tshwane council
Gauteng Cooperative Governance MEC Lebogang Maile said the team consists of five men and five women who will be in the metro for 90 days to ensure services in the capital are fast-tracked.
ESwatini confirms 3 coronavirus cases, global number surpasses 300,000
Two patients recently returned to the small, land-locked country from Europe while the ministry is investigating how the third patient contracted the virus.
‘Hope in the time of Corona’ – Couple from SA’s first 10 cases cleared
KZN premier Sihle Zikalala said the speedy recovery of the couple, who hail from the province, signals hope amid fear as the country’s cases tally rises.
Eskom board probes corruption claims against COO Jan Oberholzer
It’s understood Corruption Watch and Saftu received information from an Eskom employee that he was allegedly prejudiced after speaking out against Oberholzer.
Ramaphosa pleads with religious leaders to help with containing coronavirus
The president met with the leaders in Pretoria after they expressed feeling excluded by government in its plans on tackling COVID-19.
Coronavirus: Mauritius closes borders to all foreign nationals
The prime minister of Mauritius confirmed on Wednesday that three people tested positive for COVID-19 in the country.
Govt names ports of entry and borders to be closed over COVID-19
Home Affairs Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi said in terms of ports of entry at sea, they would close two out of the eight.
Restaurants to remain open despite COVID-19 - SA restaurant association
COVID-19 cases have been reported in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, the Western Cape, and Limpopo.
Ramaphosa expected to hold cabinet meeting to discuss coronavirus spread
There are now 14 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the country bringing the total number to 38 so far.
Mourners remember ‘darkest day’ at mass funeral held for EC bus crash victims
A mass funeral was held for victims who died when the bus which was allegedly overloaded veered off-road and plunged into a deep gorge in Willowvale last week Monday.