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 2020-04-03 19:30 

News24

SA Muslim community distributes R7m worth of humanitarian aid...

The Muslim community has distributed more than R7 million worth of welfare and relief aid across the country since the lockdown began....

 2020-04-03 19:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Fiat Chrysler starts ventilator component output in Italy...

Fiat Chrysler has begun producing ventilator parts to help Italy's Siare Engineering boost its output of the medical equipment....

 2020-04-03 19:27 

News24

Covid-19: Waste pickers to get some relief from government...

The government is looking at providing relief to waste pickers, who have been left without a livelihood since the national lockdown began....

 2020-04-03 19:26 

News24

International Covid-19 wrap: France sets grisly deaths record, hope in Italy...

France on Friday reported 588 more coronavirus deaths in hospital, its biggest toll over the last 24 hours since the epidemic began, AFP reported....

 2020-04-03 19:22 

Daily Nation

Kuppet: Rural schools need not be isolation centres...

State plans to make more schools isolation centres should the number of infections increase....

 2020-04-03 19:21 

News24

Lockdown: 56 minibus drivers caught flouting transport regulations...

The 21-day lockdown imposed on South Africa to minimise the spread of Covid-19 has seen tens of taxi drivers flouting the new regulations....

 2020-04-03 19:18 

News24

WATCH | 2 doctors allegedly forced into quarantine after claim of 'bringing coronavirus to Limpopo'...

Two doctors in Limpopo are living in fear after they were allegedly forced into quarantine at a medical facility by the Limpopo government after testing positive for Covid-19 on Sunday....

 2020-04-03 19:13 

Daily Nation

UoN moves to streamline online learning...

University senate approves rollout of online teaching amid coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-04-03 19:07 

Uganda Radio Network

Museveni Cautions LDU's against Enforcing Curfew in Homes...

"Some of the LDUs are misbehaving, they were entering houses. What are you doing entering people's houses? If anybody enters your house, don't even allow them just ring Nakalema and see what we shall do to them," Museveni said....

 2020-04-03 19:04 

Daily Nation

Kisumu police arrest 10 boda boda riders after spate of attacks...

They are accused of being behind the killings of two people....

 2020-04-03 19:02 

News24

Here are the Powerball and Powerball Plus results...

Here are the winning Powerball and Powerball Plus numbers from the Friday, 3 April draw:...

 2020-04-03 19:01 

Daily Nation

Egg prices increase in Kisumu after border closure...

A tray of eggs is now being sold at Sh400 or Sh450....

 2020-04-03 19:00 

Standard Digital

Athletes confused over qualifying for Tokyo Games...

The decision to delay the Tokyo Olympics by a year is sparking both anxiety and hope among the world's athletes as the coronavirus pandemic adds to co...

 2020-04-03 19:00 

Daily Nation

36 quarantined in Busia for Covid-19...

The group had travelled to Migori for a funeral....

 2020-04-03 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

In the face of the pandemic, human rights are a necessity — not a luxury...

The Covid-19 pandemic is throwing the poor governance of some African countries into sharp relief The post In the face of the pandemic, human rights are a necessity — not a luxury appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-04-03 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

Traditional media: A block against deadly pathogens and people...

Several polls since the start of the pandemic show a majority of people checking the news several times a day and turning to trusted news sources and state broadcasters rather than social media The post Traditional media: A block against deadly pathogens ...

 2020-04-03 18:58 

Business Live

MARKET WRAP: JSE ends lower but records weekly gain on rand hedges and miners...

With the rand plumbing record lows, companies that benefit from overseas sales did well this week...

 2020-04-03 18:55 

Standard Digital

Former world Marathon record holder and policeman Wilson Kipsang arrested...

An Elgeyo Marakwet Member of County Assembly (MCA), a top athlete and several other revelers have this evening been arrested for defying the curfew....

 2020-04-03 18:36 

News24

Over 17 000 people arrested since lockdown kicked off...

More than 17 000 people have been arrested countrywide over the last week for various crimes and contravening lockdown regulations....

 2020-04-03 18:30 

Business Report (IOL)

How tourism SMMEs can survive lockdown...

With no airlines flying into or out of South Africa and no tourists to participate in experiences, tourism SMMEs are finding themselves in a difficult situation....

 2020-04-03 18:29 

Standard Digital

Coronavirus 'can spread through talking or even just breathing', doctor claims...

White House advisor claims that coronavirus can also spread through talking or even just breathing...

 2020-04-03 18:25 

News24

Lockdown: 16 South Africans who were stranded in Dubai and Doha return home...

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation has welcomed the successful repatriation of 16 South Africans who were stranded in Dubai and Doha....

 2020-04-03 18:24 

News24

Covid-19: Former ConCourt judge Kate O'Regan to safeguard people's right to privacy...

Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Ronald Lamola has appointed former Constitutional Court judge, Catherine (Kate) O'Regan, as the Covid-19 designate judge....

 2020-04-03 18:02 

Standard Digital

Olympics: National committees have final say on qualified athletes for Tokyo Games...

Qualified athletes must be picked by national committee...

 2020-04-03 18:00 

Standard Digital

Manangoi asks colleagues not to give up, keep training...

1,500m runner says he has accepted the current situation of global sports....

 2020-04-03 18:00 

Standard Digital

Willian says 'beautiful' Chelsea story is nearing end...

Brazilian midfielder Willian has revealed that he is likely to leave Chelsea this summer after seven years with the Premier League club....

 2020-04-03 17:59 

News24

International Covid-19 wrap: 'Five fold' increase in domestic abuse in Tunisia, EU to assist Africa...

Tunisia is setting up a free helpline to support families after seeing a spike in domestic abuse cases linked to a lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus, AFP reports....

 2020-04-03 17:50 

News24

Covid-19 crackdown: President heading to court over SANDF, police actions - report...

President Cyril Ramaphosa says he doesn't believe the South African National Defence Force or the police has acted unlawfully while implementing regulations as part of the government's response to prevent the spread of Covid-19....

 2020-04-03 17:48 

News24

Nothing 'legally' wrong with sale of cigarettes during lockdown - DA's Glynnis Breytenbach...

Former State prosecutor and current DA MP Glynnis Breytenbach has questioned the legality of the ban against the sale of cigarettes, saying that the regulations on the matter are open to interpretation....

 2020-04-03 17:44 

News24

Covid-19: SA's confirmed cases break the 1 500 mark, 10 in ICU...

As South Africa's total of positive cases soars to 1 505, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize says the government is prepared to spend any amount of money it takes to save lives....

 2020-04-03 17:37 

Daily Nation

Bayern Munich extend contract with coach...

Bayern is Flick's first job as head coach in top-flight club football....

 2020-04-03 17:30 

Business Report (IOL)

5-minute virus tests may give inaccurate results, Fosun warns...

A Chinese drug has cautioned that the slew of new test kits that promise to detect the coronavirus in just a few minutes may not be as accurate....

 2020-04-03 17:20 

Standard Digital

European football focusing on restart in July and August...

European football, currently at a standstill because of the coronavirus, is focusing on a restart in July and August with clubs and leagues being told...

 2020-04-03 17:09 

News24

Constand Viljoen 'played critical role' in peaceful transition to democracy...

Political allies and opponents alike remembered General Constand Viljoen as having played a critical role in the peaceful transition to democracy during 1993 and 1994. Viljoen was chief of the SA Defence Force and came out of retirement to lead the white ...

 2020-04-03 17:08 

Mail & Guardian

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times...

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision The post Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times appeared first on The Mail & Gu...

 2020-04-03 17:08 

Business Live

Here's what you're saving in Saswitch fees during the Covid-19 lockdown...

Normally you would pay the usual withdrawal fees as well as a punitive fee for using another bank's ATM...

 2020-04-03 17:07 

Business Live

BREAKING NEWS: Fitch downgrades SA further into junk in another blow for local markets...

Rand crashes through R19/$ and is down more than 18% in the past month...

 2020-04-03 17:07 

Business Live

Zimplats gets nod for operations despite Covid-19 lockdown...

Despite getting a force majeure notice from Implats, the Zimbabwe subsidiary will continue to mine for when the lockdown is over...

 2020-04-03 17:00 

Standard Digital

UEFA clears way in hope club football can return...

Uefa have made a move towards clearing the decks for the return of club football by announcing on Wednesday that all international matches that had be...

 2020-04-03 16:51 

Uganda Radio Network

Is the COVID-19 Lockdown Equivalent to A State of Emergency?...

These measures include those that significantly limit people's basic rights like freedom of movement, association, faith among others. According to lawyers such as Asuman Basalirwa, the measures are symptomatic to a State of Emergency that is provided...

 2020-04-03 16:47 

Standard Digital

Club Brugge declared Belgian champions after season cancelled...

Club Brugge have been declared Belgian champions after the remainder of the country's professional league season was cancelled on Thursday due to the...

 2020-04-03 16:45 

News24

Weather update | Thundershowers expected on what will be a cool to warm Saturday...

Thundershowers are forecast across most of the country on Saturday, but first, there will be cool conditions in most provinces, according to the South African Weather Service....

 2020-04-03 16:39 

Standard Digital

Nurse battling coronavirus says pain from the disease 'worse than a gunshot'...

An American nurse who has fallen ill with coronavirus says the near-constant pain feels "worse than a gunshot."...

 2020-04-03 16:39 

Standard Digital

Corona beer producer halts brewing over virus...

?Since the start of the virus crisis, Corona beer has been the punchline of some questionable jokes and memes....

 2020-04-03 16:31 

Mail & Guardian

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505...

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease The post A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-04-03 16:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Apple tells staff U.S. stores to remain closed until early May...

Apple told employees that its retail stores in the U.S. will remain closed and work-from-home procedures will stay in place until early May....

 2020-04-03 16:24 

Daily Nation

Marathon star charged with breaking curfew rules...

"Police had to force themselves in before arresting them," said Mwinzi....

 2020-04-03 16:21 

News24

Lockdown: Joburg man arrested after trying to visit his girlfriend...

At least 17 people have been arrested in Johannesburg on Friday for failing to comply with the lockdown regulations....

 2020-04-03 16:21 

Standard Digital

NFL: New England Patriots team plane transporting 1.7 million masks for coronavirus relief...

A call for help from Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker prompted an unorthodox mission from the New England Patriots, who sent their team jet to Chi...

 2020-04-03 16:19 

Daily Nation

Covid-19: Teachers told to seek medical services online...

This is one of the ways of fighting the coronavirus pandemic....

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