The new rules are an improvement, but proper implementation is vital, writes Murray Hunter and Cherese Thakur.
Showers early. Partly cloudy. Cool.
President Cyril Ramaphosa convened the first virtual meeting of the Presidential Coordinating Council (PCC) on Saturday.
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.
Whether the pandemic, and the massive job losses will help focus the minds of civil servants amid government’s crucial bid to reduce its wage bill, remains to be seen, writes Helena Wasserman.
There are a few words that I have tried to stop using as frequently as I have been. "Unprecedented" sits at the top of the list. Because the reality is that we are forging forward in uncharted seas, writes Howard Feldman.
The conduct of police and the SANDF in the first four days of the national lockdown has come into sharp focus with three deaths, allegedly at the hands of law enforcement officers, and claims of abuse, heavy-handed policing and the use of excessive force.
Ramaphosa announces that around 10 000 field workers will be visiting homes in villages, towns and cities countrywide to screen residents for Covid-19 symptoms.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has vowed that the country's downgrade by Moody's to junk status will not derail efforts to fight the coronavirus, but warned that the development would have a negative impact on the ailing economy.
President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation on Monday evening to discuss the measures currently being undertaken to contain the coronavirus pandemic.
The coronavirus is uniquely efficient in infecting people, so if the disease spreads in our communities, containment will no longer be realistic, and we’ll all be worse off, writes Anna Mokgokong.
The one positive aspect of this, even if some of the reading is quite depressing, is that it focuses the mind that we will get through this. There will be life on the other side of Covid-19, writes Adriaan Basson.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed his condolences at the death of FF Plus founder General Constand Viljoen.
A major area of concern is that the oversight bodies that were created in the 1990s in an effort to protect South Africans from abuses by the security forces are overwhelmed, understaffed or are not operating due to the lockdown, writes Guy Lamb.
A week into lockdown, and it's already hard to imagine a time when terms like work from home, physical distancing and wash your hands weren't a part of our vocabulary.
Our government will need to prove to its people, and the world, that it is serious about rooting out the theft of public funds. The turnaround of our economy needs this statement of intent, writes Herman Mashaba.
The crisis induced real fear in our politics and society and removed consensus as a requirement for decision-making, paving the way for Ramaphosa to lead with less obstruction, writes Ralph Mathekga.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is now discovering the convergence of three crises all at once and his government has little firepower to do anything about it, writes Pieter du Toit.
South Africa's coronavirus-related death toll has risen to three as President Cyril Ramaphosa continues to plead with the nation to take the deadly pandemic seriously.
The Hola Bon Renaissance (HBR) Foundation applied for direct access to the Constitutional Court on an urgent basis and cited the President, the Deputy President and the Presidency as respondents in the matter.
It is now abundantly clear that the most effective way for a society to contain the spread of the disease is for the population to remain at home and physically isolated from each other for at least several weeks, writes President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Moody's rating methodology is reliant on four factors, explains Nazmeera Moola, head of SA Investments at Ninety One.
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