Sat, Oct 16, 2021

Covid-19 News Updates for South Africa

All the Covid-19 news updates from South Africa. Find out the latest Coronavirus news here on recoveries, positive cases and statistics by province…

COVID-19 Cases Rise to 2,506 in South Africa with 34 Deaths

The number of COVID-19 related deaths in South Africa has risen to 34, with infections now at 2,506. This comes after Health Minister Zweli Mkhize...
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SABC Airs School Lessons for South African Learners

The public broadcaster and the Department of Basic Education have launched a COVID-19 learner support initiative in an effort to limit the impact of...

Lockdown Updates: Over 2,000 Arrested, Spaza Shops Allowed, Relatives May Attend...

Ministers representing the Coronavirus National Command Council updated the nation on revisions to some of the Lockdown regulations on Thursday evening. (It's still ongoing...

Motsepe Family Lauded for R1 Billion Contribution to Fight Coronavirus in...

The Motsepe Family has - in partnership with companies and organisations they're associated with - pledged R1-billion to assist with the current Coronavirus (COVID-19)...
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President Ramaphosa Invites All to Please Pray for South Africa

President Cyril Ramaphosa has invited all South Africans to take part in a National Day of Prayer wherever they are, in response to Coronavirus...
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COVID-19 Update: Police Lay Down the Law in South Africa

South Africa's Police Minister Bheki Cele warned on Friday that anyone who disregards the recently released COVID-19 state of disaster regulations would be arrested...
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Game Parks and Hotels Open from 1 June, Under Conditions

Hiking and self-drives in some of the country's private and public national parks will be allowed from 1 June, the Minister of Tourism has...
Clarence Drive is one of the world's most beautiful routes - Glynis Higgins

South African Youth Call for Just and Green Recovery from COVID

South African youth from various formations have called on the Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, Barbara Creecy, to ensure that economic recovery from...
Zackie Achmat (right) with friend of many decades Jack Lewis after Achmat received the 2018 International AIDS Society President’s award on a webinar on Thursday.

Zackie Achmat Calls for Activism Against Covid-19

Zackie Achmat, activist and co-founder of the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), stressed the need for more openness and activism during the Covid-19 crisis in...
The Desmond Tutu Community Hall in Khayelitsha was gutted on Saturday during a protest allegedly by a group occupying vacant land in Makhaza. Photo: Vincent Lali

Mob Burns Covid-19 Facility and Community Hall in Khayelitsha, South Africa

The City of Cape Town’s newly built facility - meant for Covid-19 patients in Makhaza, Khayelitsha - was torched allegedly by people protesting over...