‘Stay where you are’, govt warns on first weekend since COVID-19 restrictions
Minister Cele has warned churches that continue to ignore the state's strict instructions regarding mass gathering, while Minister Mbalula has warned against unnecessary travel.
Eye on you: Cele says spotters deployed to ensure no drinking after 6pm
Police Minister Bheki Cele said that his department had put in place stringent measures to deal with the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
Free State becomes the latest province to report coronavirus cases
The Free State recorded its first cases and the Health Department is planning to disclose the numbers on Friday.
Ramaphosa welcomes support of religious leaders in fight against COVID-19
President Cyril Ramaphosa called on South Africans to continue working with government in implementing the COVID-19 interventions.
Ramaphosa concerned number of COVID-19 infections could rise sharply
President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday confirmed the number of cases had now jumped to 150.
CGCSA: Retailers have committed to control panic buying amid COVID-19 fears
South African retailers and manufacturers were taking steps to ensure the supply chain was not compromised amid concerns over the virus.
Pupil stabbed to death outside Germiston school
It's understood the incident happened on Tuesday outside the school premises.
Nzimande: All higher education institutions to shut down due to COVID-19
Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has announced the shutting down of all higher education institutions because of the coronavirus.
Chris Hani’s killer Janusz Waluś denied parole due to severity of the matter
Justice Minister Ronald Lamola said it was clear the political assassination of the SACP leader was intended to create chaos and mayhem in the country.
Richards Bay Primary School grade R pupil tests positive for COVID-19
The KwaZulu-Natal Education Department said Richards Bay Primary School has been put on lockdown after 17 pupils in the same class began showing potential symptoms of infection.
Lamola explains reasons for denying Chris Hani's killer Janusz Walus parole
The convicted murderer's currently serving a life sentence for the killing of Hani outside his Boksburg home in 1993.
Netcare warns public of scammers doing door-to-door COVID-19 screenings
Netcare said its staff, including the company’s hospitals, Netcare 911 or Medicross medical and dental centres are not doing any home visits.
Chris Hani's killer Janusz Waluś denied parole again
Waluś is currently serving a life sentence for the killing of the SACP leader outside his Boksburg home in 1993.
SAA: Passengers can change some reservations for free amid coronavirus concerns
The national carrier has announced its offering travellers who have booked with the airline one free travel change on certain flights.
Learning continues as normal at Boksburg school amid coronavirus concerns
A parent of two pupils at Martin Primary School on the eastrand is among eight new COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country.
SAA offers customers one free change on certain flights due to coronavirus
SAA said that given the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, customers could change their reservations on selected international routes.
DBE: COVID-19 guidelines created to minimise disruptions to schools
The department released guidelines on how schools and their communities can manage and contain COVID-19. There are 16 confirmed cases of the disease in South Africa.
Family 'left numb' after 3 siblings die in Golden Highway crash
A taxi collided head-on with another vehicle which was transporting the pupils from Robertsham Primary School on Wednesday.