Bheki Cele: ‘Alcohol ban could be extended beyond lockdown’

April 12, 2020

Police minister warns public against fake videos and pulls no punches when it comes to alcohol prohibition laws, saying they should remain in place even after lockdown Police Minister Bheki Cele has given the clearest indication yet that regulations prohibiting the sale and drinking of alcohol during the lockdown will not be relaxed, even remarking […]

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SA Government projections suggest Covid-19 will be worse at the end of the extended lockdown period

April 12, 2020

PODCAST | THE STORY: Lockdown lunch – has Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams lost her groove? March was arguably the busiest month for President Cyril Ramaphosa in his tenure as head of state. Every other day, the President is putting out fires – some created unnecessarily by members of his own cabinet. The extended five-week national lockdown has […]

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Best Motivational quotes

April 11, 2020

Another problem of having a good heart❤️ is that people think you are stupid.😔🥺 People who get angry😡easily have a good heart❤they luv easily and get jealous easily😟but if they hate you🙄.They hate u wit passion.😫♥ No matter how life treats you💔😭 , never regret having a baby 😪🙏 Keep your secrets to yourself. Your best friend has […]

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The SA liquor industry plan to get booze back on sale: let taverns do takeaways until 6PM

April 11, 2020

he South African government should allow the sale of alcohol to resume during the extension of the national lockdown, South Africa’s booze makers say – including at taverns, to keep things as local as possible. But there should be strict rules, including that all drinks must be sold only on a takeaway basis. “To ensure […]

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LOCKDOWN: High school and tertiary learners might repeat their grades next year

April 11, 2020

School holidays may be scrapped in order to recover lost time as Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga contemplates the best way to salvage the 2020 academic year. This is one of the proposals being considered by the department. Even before the lockdown started last month, Ramaphosa announced that schools would be closed to deal with the coronavirus […]

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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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