Author: Olivia Tifanny

A nationwide lockdown will be implemented for 21 days as coronavirus cases rise

March 23, 2020

A nationwide lockdown will be implemented for 21 days as coronavirus cases rise. Stay up to date with the latest news, views and analysis as the number of coronavirus cases in SA increases. Ramaphosa announces 21-day lockdown, outlines range of dramatic interventions President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a three-week total shutdown, beginning midnight on Thursday, […]

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Covid-19 cases in SA increase to 402

March 23, 2020

There has been a massive jump of 128 since yesterday. Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced on Monday that South Africa now has 402 confirmed cases of Covid-19, an increase of 128 from yesterday’s announcement. The Northern Cape now has its first confirmed cases. President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation tonight on measures to be […]

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Coronavirus cases increase to 116 in South Africa as local transmissions rise

March 18, 2020

Coronavirus cases increase to 116 in South Africa as local transmissions rise. Stay up to date with the latest news, views and analysis as the number of coronavirus cases in SA increases. The new 31 cases are as follows: GAUTENG: 16 KWAZULU-NATAL:3 MPUMALANGA: 2 WESTERN CAPE:10 There has been a further increase of 6 local […]

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Coronavirus in SA: Eight more cases confirmed, total now 24

March 13, 2020

The Department of Health has confirmed that eight more positive cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus have been found in South Africa, taking the total infections up to 24. The NICD added that all these cases were from travellers coming into South Africa from other countries. The patients have been found in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and the […]

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Four more coronavirus patients confirmed in SA, taking total to seven

March 10, 2020

Four more people have tested positive for the coronavirus in South Africa. National health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize on Monday confirmed the additional cases, meaning seven people have now tested positive. The cases are all linked to the 10 people who recently went on a skiing trip to Italy. “There have been further numbers of […]

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Application Forms for Governments grant housing

March 3, 2020

This article is regularly updated. Please alert us to inaccuracies or omissions. Ground-Up is not the government and we are not responsible for what government does. Many people have been on waiting lists for decades, and we frequently receive allegations of corruption in the allocation of houses. While this information sheet will not make the […]

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RDP Houses are free

March 3, 2020

Lindiwe Ndlovu* owes the Ekurhuleni metro R18 000 in unpaid municipal services. The debt is for an RDP house registered in her name, yet she has never lived in it. She was allocated the house in Tsakane in 1996 but only found out about it in 2010. She is not alone. Mandla Sibiya* says he […]

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We take Mandela Coins

March 3, 2020

“SA Coins started out mainly dealing in ZAR coins (coins from the Boer republic and Kruger era), then incorporated the Mandela coins,” he says. “We are leaders in especially the R5 market.” In June 2010, the following prices on NGC-graded R5 Mandela coins were realised on Bid or Buy: * R2 900 for an MS60; […]

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List of Areas Where You Can Sell Mandela Coins for Extra Cash in South Africa

March 3, 2020

Here is a history of how Mandela coins have been sold for R275 000. You can find areas to buy and sell vintage coins including Mandela graded un-circulated coins. Several of the Mandela 90th Birthday proof 70’s have sold for R275 000. The rare 90th birthday Mandela proof and mint state coins are expected to […]

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41 Celebrity Houses That Look More Like Luxury Hotels

March 2, 2020

Celebrities are known for having credit cards with no limits, countless cars, and fashionable wardrobes. They go on exotic getaways and treat themselves to larger-than-life activities. However, purchasing a house is another reflection of wealth. These singers, actors, models, and athletes went above and beyond to select fancy estates to call home. Here are some […]

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