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 2020-04-05 21:45 

News24

Global Covid-19 wrap: More than 68 000 dead, Boris hospitalised and Queen Elizabeth says 'we will succeed'...

Here are the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis from around the globe....

 2020-04-05 20:55 

Mail & Guardian

Southern Africa has cracked down on fake news, but may have gone too far...

In response to the Covic-19 pandemic, Eswatini, South Africa and Zimbabwe have implemented new rules on disinformation. But these may have unintended consequences The post Southern Africa has cracked down on fake news, but may have gone too far appeared f...

 2020-04-05 20:51 

News24

Coronavirus: SA records 2 more deaths as cases rise to 1 655...

Two more people have died due to Covid-19 in South Africa, bringing the total number of deaths to 11, Minister of Health Zweli Mkhize announced on Sunday....

 2020-04-05 20:46 

Business Live

Fiji rugby players in trouble for ignoring coronavirus rules...

The pair's 'irresponsible behaviour' included escaping from isolation in a hospital...

 2020-04-05 20:38 

News24

JUST IN | UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson admitted to hospital over 'persistent' Covid-19 symptoms...

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has reportedly been admitted to hospital after presenting with Covid-19 symptoms, according to his office....

 2020-04-05 20:30 

Mail & Guardian

Covid-19: An opportunity to reform the educational landscape...

Policymakers and pundits, however, must ensure novel solutions do not exacerbate the inequalities of the South African education system The post Covid-19: An opportunity to reform the educational landscape appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-04-05 20:28 

News24

Apology to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for 'Africa vaccine' story...

News24 unreservedly apologises to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for falsely reporting that they want to test a vaccine for coronavirus in Africa....

 2020-04-05 19:52 

News24

SA scrambles to finalise housing plan for populated areas: 'You can't put a cost on human lives'...

A massive housing initiative is under way to reduce the number of people living in congested areas in a bid to fight the spread of the deadly coronavirus....

 2020-04-05 19:51 

Business Live

How a Silicon Valley factory keeps running during the lockdown...

Green Circuits has been forced to redesign its work schedule, offer increases and clean, clean, clean...

 2020-04-05 19:51 

Business Live

Players say shortened IPL will boost Indian economy...

Kevin Pietersen says all players are desperate to play in the Twenty20 Indian Premier League, which could take place behind closed doors...

 2020-04-05 19:30 

News24

Lucky Sunday for 3 Daily Lotto winners...

Three Daily Lotto players scooped the jackpot on Sunday....

 2020-04-05 19:00 

Mail & Guardian

Slice of life: Recycling for our lives...

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don't even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks The post Slice of life: Recycling for our lives appeared first on The Mail & Guardi...

 2020-04-05 18:58 

News24

Coronavirus: Switch on disconnected water immediately, urges Sisulu...

Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Lindiwe Sisulu appealed to municipalities to refrain from abruptly cutting water supply to residents at a time when government is battling Covid-19....

 2020-04-05 18:56 

Business Live

Pandemic the last straw as cannabis companies slide off their high...

Two companies apply for bankruptcy protection as capital raises plunge from 2019 levels...

 2020-04-05 18:56 

Business Live

GAVIN RICH: Rugby's battles move from field to transfer market...

Bulls eye Stormers' Damian Willemse and Rikus Pretorius ahead of opening of transfer window...

 2020-04-05 18:56 

Business Live

LETTER: Failure of risk analysis brought us to this point...

The brightest and best believed the threat to world stability would be weather related...

 2020-04-05 18:01 

Business Live

LUKANYO MNYANDA: Borrowing at the short end risks leaving SA deeper in the mire...

Our deficit is fast approaching levels that required weaker eurozone countries to seek bailouts a decade ago...

 2020-04-05 18:00 

Business Live

Rand has nowhere to hide as R20/$ level looms...

Fitch maintains negative outlook after downgrade, implying the next move will be deeper into junk...

 2020-04-05 18:00 

Business Report (IOL)

The real numbers: Coronavirus makes us pay very serious attention...

Statistics as a summative tapestry of what has happened and as instruments for prediction has never been so much in the face of society as is in 2020....

 2020-04-05 17:30 

News24

Lockdown | Bride and gloom: KZN couple arrested on wedding day...

A wedding day has turned into a nightmare for a KwaZulu-Natal bride and groom, as well as their wedding guests, who were arrested on Sunday for contravening lockdown regulations....

 2020-04-05 17:05 

Business Live

Lockdown to hit Eskom's revenue by R3bn...

Lower demand for power and less likelihood of payment by consumers behind lower collection rate, says CFO...

 2020-04-05 16:45 

News24

Lockdown: Cape Town liquor store burgled and looted...

A 33-year-old man has been arrested following the burglary and looting of a liquor store in Langa, Western Cape, on Sunday afternoon....

 2020-04-05 16:45 

News24

Weather update: Warm conditions for the north, while a cold front heads towards the Western Cape...

It will be a warm Monday for the northern parts of the country, but cool to cold for the rest, with a cold front approaching the Western Cape, according to the SA Weather Service....

 2020-04-05 16:10 

Business Live

Saudi Aramco shares edge higher despite oil-price war...

Oil company delays release of monthly oil pricing list as it briefly regains $1.7-trillion valuation...

 2020-04-05 16:10 

Business Live

STUART THEOBALD: SA can learn from experience as we suffer a dose of the past century's crises...

The financial turmoil will feature some elements of the Great Depression, a world war, the dot-com bubble and the 1970s oil crisis...

 2020-04-05 16:00 

Business Report (IOL)

DRDGold considering to restart operations during lockdown...

JSE listed junior producer DRDGold is considering restarting operations at its Far West Gold Recoveries operation....

 2020-04-05 15:35 

News24

Coronavirus: Missing North West patient found in Free State...

A person who tested positive for Covid-19 in Bloemhof, North West, went missing after the province's health department did not find the patient at his home....

 2020-04-05 15:34 

Business Report (IOL)

Africa could lose 20 million jobs due to coronavirus pandemic - AU study...

About 20 million jobs are at risk in Africa as the continent's economies are projected to shrink this year due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, according an African Union study....

 2020-04-05 15:27 

News24

Additional R53 million allocated to food relief programmes in the Western Cape...

An amount of R20 million will be used to distribute 50 000 food parcels, each of which will support a family of four for one month. The Department of Social Development will allocate these funds to selected NGOs to prepare and distribute the food parcels....

 2020-04-05 15:15 

Business Live

Anchor grows funds under management by 17%...

Financial services group sees record demand for fixed-income assets including securities such as bonds...

 2020-04-05 15:15 

Business Live

MICHAEL FRIDJHON: Distell's LVE foray was a short but not fruitless venture...

U-turn on Libertas Vineyards and Estates will compromise the company's credibility in the wine industry...

 2020-04-05 14:28 

News24

PICS | Coronavirus and church: Pray for SA, Ramaphosa asks ZCC leaders during Sunday visit...

President Cyril Ramaphosa is leading a delegation of ministers for a meeting with bishops of the Zion Christian Church on Sunday as part of coronavirus interventions, ahead of what is usually a massive Easter pilgrimage to Moria in Limpopo....

 2020-04-05 14:27 

News24

Coronavirus: DA gets a no to request for oversight over command centre's work...

DA Leader John Steenhuisen believes the National Command Council is in the unique position of rolling out programmes that are out of the ordinary and, as such, cannot effectively be held to account by Parliament's existing committees....

 2020-04-05 14:19 

Business Live

POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Covid-19 screening and testing drive to continue...

Campaign to contain spread of virus steps up a gear as SA enters the second week of national lockdown...

 2020-04-05 14:19 

Business Live

ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: All eyes on the rand as pandemic holds sway...

The next few weeks are expected to be critical amid lockdowns to contain viral outbreak...

 2020-04-05 13:43 

News24

After coronavirus: What world will we live in?...

One day, the battle against the novel coronavirus will be won. But the world that emerges may look very different from the one we lived in before the pandemic began....

 2020-04-05 13:28 

News24

France struggles to give virus victims dignified deaths...

With those worst hit by the virus facing an agonising death from asphyxia, palliative care specialists in France are struggling amid drug shortages to give victims the most humane end possible....

 2020-04-05 13:24 

News24

Morocco to free over 5,000 prisoners to slow virus spread...

Morocco's King Mohammed VI on Sunday pardoned more than 5,600 prisoners and ordered their release in stages to avoid contagion in the country's overcrowded jails....

 2020-04-05 13:07 

News24

81-year-old Bo-Kaap woman dies of Covid-19...

According to the Covid-19 Bo-Kaap Community Response Team in Cape Town, 81-year-old Kulsum Cassiem died on Saturday and was buried early on Sunday, in accordance with her faith....

 2020-04-05 13:02 

News24

Pope livestreams Palm Sunday mass due to virus 'tragedy'...

Pope Francis called for courage in the face of the coronavirus pandemic as he delivered Palm Sunday mass by livestream instead of before Saint Peter's Square crowds....

 2020-04-05 13:01 

News24

South Sudan reports first coronavirus case...

South Sudan reported its first coronavirus case on Sunday, one of the last African nations to confirm the presence of COVID-19 within its borders....

 2020-04-05 13:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Famous Brands wants to pull the plug on UK Gourmet Burger Kitchen...

Famous Brands is planning to pull the plug on its UK subsidiary, Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK)....

 2020-04-05 12:44 

News24

'Skop-skiet-donner' reports detract from SANDF's coronavirus efforts - Makwetla...

The reported incidents of unlawful acts by members of the South African National Defence Force since its deployment in support of the police to deal with the Covid-19 are regrettable, said Thabang Makwetla, the Deputy Minister of Defence and Military Vete...

 2020-04-05 12:32 

News24

Italian mayor fights lone battle for mass virus blood testing...

The mayor of a pandemic-hit Italian town is trying to get everyone's blood tested in a controversial attempt to end weeks of confinement and finally get people back to work....

 2020-04-05 11:28 

News24

Dan Kriek: We need to monitor food security as closely as our health...

The Covid-19 pandemic will accentuate levels of inequality in society in ways we have not anticipated, unless we start paying closer attention to food security among the poorest of the poor, writes former Agri-SA president Dan Kriek....

 2020-04-05 11:01 

News24

WATCH | How awareness and unity can make a difference - Khayelitsha gets 1 000 hand sanitisers...

When businesswoman Shafieka Salie-Effendi noticed the plea for hand sanitisers on the Khayelitsha Community Action Network WhatsApp group, she didn't sit idly by. She joined the group to help mobilise awareness around the Covid-19 crisis in South Afri...

 2020-04-05 10:42 

News24

Third man, Sudanese, arrested in French 'terror' stabbing...

French police have arrested a third suspect, another Sudanese national, in an expanding terror probe after a knife attack in the country's southeast left two people dead, investigators said on Sunday....

 2020-04-05 10:41 

News24

Police minister thrilled about decrease in violent crimes during lockdown...

Police Minister Bheki Cele on Sunday morning welcomed the 'general decrease in serious and violent crimes', attributing this to, among other factors, the prohibition of the sale and movement of liquor since then nationwide lockdown started on 27 M...

 2020-04-05 10:38 

Business Live

BRUCE WHITFIELD: A golden chance to use the SABC for good...

This is the SABC's chance to prove its worth as a public broadcaster — and to perform its ultimate duty: facilitate the education of a country in a crisis...

 2020-04-05 10:36 

News24

We don't need no social distance: US police bust Pink Floyd 'corona party'...

Partygoers at a Pink Floyd tribute night have been scolded for shouting abuse at New Jersey police after defying social distancing rules brought in to contain the coronavirus pandemic....

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