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Ramaphosa urged to ignore calls to lift alcohol sale ban

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How to make your own protective Covid-19 mask

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Uganda president, 75, stars in fitness video to keep citizens indoors

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Four metro police officers have tested positive for the Coronavirus.  Colleagues of the officers have since come forward saying that the department was not being upfront about what happened.  Contrary to what management said, it took a while before the officers who were in close contact with those infected, were isolated, risking infection through close …

Andiswa Gebashe is just one of the many sign language interpreters that have become familiar to South Africans due to the many presidential and ministerial addresses to the nation. 34-year-old Andiswa and her colleagues have become celebrities of sorts, becoming internet sensations as viewers became enchanted by their facial expressions and mesmerised by their hand …

South Africa has a total of 6 336 confirmed COVID-19 cases, with seven new deaths and 2 549 recoveries. “The total number of tests conducted to date is 230 686, of which 13 164 were done in the last 24 hours. This is the highest number of tests done in a 24-hour cycle to date,” Minister …

A new study that has been released, found that a much higher number of people have been taking an interest in untried and possibly dangerous, or even deadly, therapies for treating the coronavirus.  The remedies was first recommended by high-profile public figures in the United States of America. Researchers for JAMA Internal Medicine in the …

After announcing that the ban on the sale of tobacco products would be lifted come Friday, the government made an unexpected U-turn on the issue and announced last night that the ban would continue for level 4 lockdown.  The original announcement was made by President Ramaphosa last Thursday where he said the sale of cigarettes …

Come Friday, people will finally be allowed to order food for delivery from restaurants again.  Due to the national hard lockdown being relaxed to level 4, restaurants will be able to deliver food, but sit-down eating remains prohibited.  Fast food delivery services such as Mr. D Food and Uber Eats stands to benefit greatly from …

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Leader and founder of The Synagogue Church of All Nations Temitope Balogun Joshua, commonly referred to as T. B. Joshua would never stop at anything to see the deadly coronavirus completely defeated. Since its outbreak in the Wuhan province of China in December last year, the novel virus had been confirmed in around 210 countries …

As part of the Public Health Emergency Solidarity Trial, under the auspices of the WHO, South Africa will be part of the Covid-19 Vaccine trials.  Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has moved to calm South Africans with regard to SA’s participation in these trials.  Several countries are involved in the race to find a vaccine and …

KwaZulu-Natal premier Sihle Zikala says the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality’s Covid-19 case growth is a cause for concern and he plans to isolate the metro. As it stands, eThekwini has recorded 579 of the province’s 875 cases and most of the country’s deaths are attributed to the province. “Every day there are more than 10 new …

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South Africa, April 27, 2020/APO Group/ — President Cyril Ramaphosa welcomes Cuban health professionals to support efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19 in South Africa. 217 Cuban health specialists and workers have arrived in South Africa today, Monday, 27 April 2020 to assist with the fight to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. …