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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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A hospital building in northern Kwa-Zulu Natal, in Amatikulu near Eshowe, was burnt to the ground allegedly in protest to is purposed use to treat COVID-19 patients. The KZN health department expressed disbelief in the torching of the Catherine Booth Hospital, which was planned as a COVID-19 facility. Previously an admin block, the center had …

Desperate Zimbabweans jump SA border to seek medical treatment Desperate times call for desperate measures, this is the situations for Zimbabweans who are illegally jumping the Messina border to South Africa to seek medical treatment Hundreds of Zimbabweans were intercepted by the SANDF smuggling groceries and other items accross Limpopo. However, there is fear of …

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has taken aim at officials in his health department. David Makhura says he’s embarrassed that Health MEC Bandile Masuku has been implicated in a PPE tender corruption to the tune of R125 million. Makhura says while the allegations have not been proven, a broader investigation is needed to determine the extent …

“If you see a [taxi] driver not wearing a mask during a trip, report him,” warns Themba Kubheka, secretary of the Greater North Taxi Association in Durban. This follows dozens of complaints from commuters about taxi drivers who defy regulations to slow the spread of Covid-19 by not wearing masks or wearing them incorrectly during …

President Cyril Ramaphosa has thanked the Mandela family “for the very important gesture” of sharing with the nation that Zindzi Mandela-Hlongwane had tested positive for Covid-19. Paying tribute on Thursday night to the country’s ambassador to Denmark and a “woman who fought for freedom”, the daughter of Nelson Mandela and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, during a virtual …

It doesn’t get any dafter than this. Shocking footage of South African school students drinking hand sanitiser in their classroom has gone viral, after it was initially uploaded to Tik Tok this week. Concerned social media users are now asking the Department of Basic Education (DBE) to probe the incident. The clip itself is one …

Enhle Mbali who is estranged from husband Nkosinathi “Black Coffee” took to her Instagram account to notify her followers that she has tested positive for Covid-19. The actress and mother who is currently embroiled in a very public divorce from international DJ Black Coffee explained that she had a tough year saying she had tested …

Public sector union, the National Union for Education, Health and Allied Workers (Nehawu) says it stands in solidarity with South African Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu) and the National Teachers’ Organisation of South Africa (Naptosa) in their call for the closure of schools until the peak of the pandemic is over. Teacher unions were due to …

Funeral parlours might soon be at capacity as COVID-19 related deaths continue to increase, according to the South African Funeral Practitioners Association. It seems some funeral parlours are struggling to keep up. Sopema Funeral Services CEO, Monageng Legae said, “it has never been like this. Currently, we are going to fetch others and people are …

Cooperative Governance Minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma on Monday urged minibus taxi operators to prevent passengers from entering their vehicles if they were not wearing masks. You cannot enter public transport without wearing a mask. The drivers must make sure that everyone who enters their transport wears a mask. But us as passengers must also make …