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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.
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A 33-year-old man has been arrested following the burglary and looting of a liquor store in Langa, Western Cape, on Sunday afternoon.
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.
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Nurses in KwaZulu-Natal have expressed fear and trepidation over “what is coming” as South Africa battles to contain the Covid-19 coronavirus, with the constant increase in the number of infections.
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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.
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 Veterans, on Sunday.
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.
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.
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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.
Benches, pavements and dustbins were washed.
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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.
Police Minister Bheki Cele has warned any person who contravenes the regulations of the nationwide lockdown will be guilty of a criminal offence.
The urgent construction of a massive Covid-19 temporary shelter is under way to house more than 2 000 homeless people in Strandfontein, Cape Town.
Tunisia's parliament on Saturday gave the prime minister special powers for two months to allow for the accelerated adoption of measures to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus.
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.
Families housing 230 children from the Abraham Kriel Children's Home have received care packages.
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German tourist Wolfgang Luckau said there was a perception in South Africa that tourists were responsible for the spread of the coronavirus. Watch.
The Folweni police station will operate from a mobile facility while sanitation takes place over the weekend.
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.
Pakistani authorities are searching for tens of thousands of worshippers who attended an Islamic gathering in Lahore last month just as the novel coronavirus was taking root in the impoverished nation, officials told AFP on Saturday.
Liverpool have ecame the latest Premier League club to put some of their non-playing staff on furlough during the coronavirus shutdown.
Economic activity in Africa’s richest square mile, Sandton has come to a grinding halt. Analysts say the situation is unikely to return to normal even after the lockdown is lifted.
The City of Johannesburg has alleged that criminal syndicates are using the national lockdown to take over unoccupied buildings and to invade open land.
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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.
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.
Princess Eugenie's father-in-law is in a "serious but stable" condition.
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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 Africa - and managed to raise enough money to donate 1 000 hand sanitisers.
Some of the world’s biggest and most resilient face unemployment levels reminiscent of 1930’s 'Great Depression'. Economists believe South Africa will be even harder hit.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a pandemic over a new coronavirus which causes an illness known as Covid-19 that has spread to at least 180 countries and territories.
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.
An unofficial clampdown by the US government on exports of test kits crucial to South Africa's plans to ramp up coronavirus testing, is raising fears that local efforts to combat the disease may falter.
Vilakazi Street, once a hive of activity filled with tourists and Sowetans, is now a distant memory because of the 21-day lockdown.
A dream holiday to see the cherry blossoms in Japan turned into a nightmare for a South African family who are now stranded in East Asia.
Nigeria is looking to set up a $1.3 billion (1.2 billion euro) fund to boost its fragile healthcare system for the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, officials said Saturday.
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A young man has been filmed seemingly doing drugs in front of the Lyttelton police station in Pretoria, Gauteng.
Cats have tested positive for coronavirus and shown symptoms, but experts say there's not reason to think pets can infect owners with the coronavirus.
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All 76 students will be allowed to return to their families after testing negative for Covid-19.
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.
France is to begin clinical trials involving transfusions of blood plasma from coronavirus survivors into patients who have severe symptoms in a bid to treat the illness, the institutions involved said Saturday.
French journalist's comment came during live coverage of China's day of mourning for coronavirus victims.
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.
Bernie Ecclestone believes this season's Formula One championship should be cancelled as he does not think enough races can be completed for it to be valid.
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