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 2020-04-04 20:20 

News24

Scores of vehicles stopped on the road, many turned back for not having travelling permission...

The Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula has continued to roll-out operations such as road-blocks, despite the relaxation of regulations, to ensure that the novel coronavirus does not spread through the public transport system during the lockdown....

 2020-04-04 20:05 

News24

Coronavirus: 53 937 tests later - 1585 cases and 9 deaths...

South Africa now has 1585 cases of coronavirus infections, and nine confirmed deaths, health minister Zweli Mkhize said in a statement on Saturday....

 2020-04-04 19:23 

News24

Presidential Coordinating Council meets to outline progress and challenges on regulations of the National Lockdown...

President Cyril Ramaphosa convened the first virtual meeting of the Presidential Coordinating Council (PCC) on Saturday....

 2020-04-04 19:22 

News24

Lockdown: NPA ready to deal with lawbreakers in line with directives of justice ministry...

The Minister of Justice has issued orders to have South Africans, who break the regulations set out for the national lockdown, to be prosecuted....

 2020-04-04 19:00 

News24

Here are your Lotto and Lotto Plus results...

Here are the winning Lotto and Lotto Plus numbers from the Saturday, 4 April draw....

 2020-04-04 18:32 

News24

Lockdown: Humanitarian groups call for more funds towards essential food items...

South Africans have been urged to continue donating essential food items as fears mount that more and more people will starve during the Covid-19 outbreak....

 2020-04-04 18:31 

News24

Bill Gates confident a potential coronavirus vaccine will work in Africa, but Twitter does not think so...

President Cyril Ramaphosa's video on Twitter in which businessman Bill Gates suggests the potential coronavirus vaccine would work in a continent like Africa has been met with anger....

 2020-04-04 18:06 

News24

WATCH | Corona se p**s! Man arrested after bragging about 'doing tik' in front of Pretoria police station...

A young man has been filmed seemingly doing drugs in front of the Lyttelton police station in Pretoria, Gauteng....

 2020-04-04 18:00 

Business Report (IOL)

When the picture isn't pretty: How influencers are adapting to lockdown...

Life has changed drastically since the Covid-19 coronavirus caused a global shutdown....

 2020-04-04 17:43 

News24

See you in quart: Cape Town metro cops arrest 5 for lockdown liquor sales, confiscate booze worth R500K...

Officers were tipped off about alcohol being sold from a vehicle in Dunoon, Cape Town, and investigations lead to a tavern still trading despite lockdown regulations....

 2020-04-04 16:42 

News24

Lockdown: Who shot Bonzo? SANDF denies shooting dog...

The South African National Defence Force communications office told News24 this week the uniforms and weapons shown in a video, which was taken by a neighbour, of Bonzo's shooting were not those worn and carried by its soldiers....

 2020-04-04 16:03 

News24

PICS | Foster kids receive 'survival kits' from Potchefstroom children's home...

Families housing 230 children from the Abraham Kriel Children's Home have received care packages....

 2020-04-04 16:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Over half of Americans are postponing weddings—till when, few know...

One of the last weddings performed in public in Las Vegas was on St. Patrick's Day....

 2020-04-04 15:45 

Business Report (IOL)

Over 81 000 SMMEs submit funding applications...

Business Partners also announces that applications for funding were the newly established Sukuma Relief Programme now open....

 2020-04-04 15:10 

News24

Coronavirus: Gauteng health dept asks for donations of masks, gloves and ventilators...

Gauteng's Department of Health has said that these donations will be used to assist the government's response to the Covid-19 outbreak....

 2020-04-04 14:46 

Business Report (IOL)

ANA, Independent Media slam use of Covid-19 impact to drive propaganda...

The continued tactics to undermine the Sekunjalo Group and its underlying entities, are divisive and most definitely not in the spirit of unity....

 2020-04-04 14:12 

Business Report (IOL)

China holds national mourning for lives lost to Covid-19...

Xi, Li Keqiang, Li Zhanshu, Wang Yang, Wang Huning, Zhao Leji, Han Zheng and Wang Qishan, as well as other Party and state leaders, stood in silence in the Zhongnanhai leadership compound in Beijing....

 2020-04-04 13:42 

News24

India newborn twins named Corona and Covid after virus...

Parents wanted names to be 'memorable and unique' after boy and girl born during nationwide lockdown....

 2020-04-04 13:30 

Business Report (IOL)

Covid-19: Surveillance risks rights violations...

Organisations like the Right2Know Campaign and Privacy International have argued in courts that "mass surveillance is inherently unconstitutional";. So the government has to tread carefully and ensure that it is covered for all legal avenues....

 2020-04-04 13:21 

News24

Three Gauteng traffic cops arrested for allegedly demanding bribe...

The three officers were arrested at the house where they were allegedly collecting the remainder of the bribe money they had demanded. They are expected to be served with suspension letters, pending an investigation into the case....

 2020-04-04 13:12 

News24

WATCH | PART 4: Here are some of the antics South Africans have been getting up to in lockdown...

We asked our readers to send us their best, funniest and most creative videos of what they are getting up to while they are in lockdown - and they certainly delivered!...

 2020-04-04 13:03 

News24

55 construction workers arrested at Joburg building site for contravening lockdown...

The construction workers were found working on a building site in Douglasdale, Johannesburg....

 2020-04-04 13:00 

Business Report (IOL)

REVIEW: Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra's AR features takes creativity to the next level...

Two months ago, Samsung launched the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra alongside the Samsung S20 and Samsung S20 Plus....

 2020-04-04 12:31 

Mail & Guardian

Playlist: The Bill Withers' Essentials...

With a career spanning over four decades, the Mail & Guardian recalls how the late Bill Withers' music infiltrated our collective psyche. The post Playlist: The Bill Withers' Essentials appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-04-04 11:58 

News24

WATCH | Two members of Kennedy family missing on US canoe trip...

Two members of the Kennedy US political dynasty, including a grand-niece of assassinated president John F Kennedy, were missing Friday after they went canoeing....

 2020-04-04 11:57 

News24

WATCH | German government begins repatriation of citizens from SA...

German tourist Wolfgang Luckau said there was a perception in South Africa that tourists were responsible for the spread of the coronavirus. Watch....

 2020-04-04 11:42 

Mail & Guardian

RnBetter Not Go Outside...

Fight the indoor blues with our R&B lockdown playlist featuring the likes of SWV, Ashanti and Keith Sweat The post RnBetter Not Go Outside appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-04-04 11:41 

News24

Accident at Springs mine leaves one employee dead...

An accident at Gold 1 Modder East mine has seen a mine employee killed on duty....

 2020-04-04 11:04 

News24

New York hospital ship tries to stay in virus-free 'bubble'...

A military hospital ship which arrived in New York City on Monday is fighting to stay in a coronavirus-free "bubble" so as not to risk bringing the disease on board, its medical officer said....

 2020-04-04 10:55 

News24

PODCAST | THE STORY: Locked and loaded - police shoot at News24 journalist during lockdown...

It's been nine days since South Africa was placed under a nationwide lockdown and there have been countless complaints and cases filed against the police as a result of their alleged use of excessive force. Listen....

 2020-04-04 10:15 

News24

DR Congo 'prepared' to take part in vaccine testing: official...

The Democratic Republic of Congo is prepared to take part in testing of any future vaccine against the coronavirus, the head of the country's taskforce against the pandemic said on Frida...

 2020-04-04 10:05 

News24

SA students from China released from quarantine in Ekurhuleni...

All 76 students will be allowed to return to their families after testing negative for Covid-19....

 2020-04-04 10:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Armchair trips to see the Northern Lights offer hope for Alaska...

There is a heart-palpitating moment when you first see the colors of the Northern Lights. It takes some luck and lots of patience....

 2020-04-04 09:48 

News24

KZN police station evacuated after cop tests positive for Covid-19...

The Folweni police station will operate from a mobile facility while sanitation takes place over the weekend....

 2020-04-04 09:21 

News24

Virus patients in Spain get five-star hotel quarantine...

An ambulance driver wearing a white protective gown enters a Barcelona hotel and announces the arrival of three new "customers" -- a trio of coronavirus patients discharged from hospital into luxury quarantine....

 2020-04-04 09:05 

News24

Kidnapped Mali opposition leader 'doing well' as release talks under way...

Mali's opposition leader Soumaila Cisse is "doing well" a week after his kidnapping, his political movement said on Friday, as negotiations were under way with his captors for his release....

 2020-04-04 08:44 

News24

95 gender-based violence arrests during province-wide operation...

The operation across Gauteng saw detective raids and the tracing of wanted suspects that resulted in 572 arrests. Of these, 95 were for gender-based violence....

 2020-04-04 08:27 

News24

Trump, Macron plan UN Security Council talks on coronavirus...

US President Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Friday urged top-level UN talks on the coronavirus crisis, with France pushing for a focus on war zones around the world....

 2020-04-04 08:07 

News24

WATCH | Plans in motion to move thousands from Dunoon, but some residents say they won't go...

The Western Cape government plans on moving thousands of people, living in informal settlements, to temporary sites. The move is part of the City's plan,to space people out and prevent a surge in Covid-19 infections. Watch....

 2020-04-04 07:53 

Business Live

LUNCH WITH THE FT: 'I feel the nation's gates are closing,' Chinese satirist Yan Lianke says...

The controversial author says Hong Kong's students are very naive: 'They believe in the rules and follow them to a fault ... Chinese students are also naive, but in a different way', writes Yuan Yang...

 2020-04-04 07:51 

News24

Virus crisis shines light on troubled North Africa health care...

The coronavirus pandemic has put the spotlight on shortcomings in health care in several North African countries, even as governments moved quickly to announce restrictions to limit the spread of the virus....

 2020-04-04 07:31 

News24

Lockdown: City of Joburg kicks out illegal occupants, vows to clamp down on invasions...

The City of Johannesburg has alleged that criminal syndicates are using the national lockdown to take over unoccupied buildings and to invade open land....

 2020-04-04 07:25 

News24

China pauses in memory of virus victims and 'martyrs'...

China came to a standstill on Saturday to mourn patients and medical staff killed by the coronavirus, as the world's most populous country observed a nationwide three-minute silence....

 2020-04-04 07:00 

Business Report (IOL)

Struggling Napa wineries offer deep discounts and virtual tastings...

The novel coronavirus is having a huge impact on this tourism mecca, with wineries to restaurants to hotels suffering....

 2020-04-04 06:58 

Business Live

Those Covid-19 nightmares? Just sleep on it...

Dark dreams may serve a purpose in a time of stress and with problems that need solving, writes Sarah Green Carmichael...

 2020-04-04 06:56 

News24

Probe into why cake company remained operational as 'essential service'...

Cape Town police are investigating why a bakery and cake shop is listed as an essential service, which remained operational as recently as Friday....

 2020-04-04 06:54 

News24

Lockdown: Child abuse advocacy group halts its court monitoring and media engagements...

Advocacy group Women and Men Against Child Abuse has halted its court monitoring and media engagement owing to the Covid-19 lockdown....

 2020-04-04 06:36 

News24

Germany's Angela Merkel returns to office after quarantine stint...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has left her Berlin home for the first time in almost two weeks, after she was forced into quarantine following contact with a Covid-19-infected doctor....

 2020-04-04 06:00 

News24

Covid-19: UK company makes about-turn and agrees to help SA with ventilators...

UK-based company Penlon has revised its decision not to assist a group of local businessmen, doctors and engineers who have been working to reverse engineer an old mechanical ventilator it first made nearly 40 years ago....

 2020-04-04 05:24 

News24

Americans told to wear masks over virus breathing spread fears...

The US government has begun advising people to wear masks if they go outside, pointing to research that shows the coronavirus could be spread just by breathing....

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