Covid-19: What happens after the lockdown?

8 minutes ago

The epidemic in South Africa won’t disappear by 17 April. We have merely bought three weeks breathing space to plan for the future.

Mauresmo fears 2020 tennis season is over

54 minutes ago

Former No 1 Amelie Mauresmo fears the 2020 tennis season could be over as Wimbledon chiefs prepare to make a decision on this year's tournament.

Govt urged to amend hours of shopping at malls, spazas and tuck shops from 09:00 to 13:00

2020-03-31 18:17

Cape Town mayoral committee member for safety and security JP Smith is urging national government to amend the regulations to limit the hours of shopping at malls, as well as spaza and tuck shops, to 09:00 until 13:00 daily.

Cannavaro urges Italy to summon spirit of 2006 to beat coronavirus

2020-03-31 18:09

2006 World Cup-winning captain Fabio Cannavaro wrote a letter to his homeland, saying seeing it ravaged by coronavirus "is filling me with anxiety and pain".

Taxi strike called off, Mbalula, Santaco to brief the nation

2020-03-31 16:50

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula, the South African National Taxi Council and National Taxi Alliance will brief the nation on Wednesday after the nationwide taxi strike was called off.

Long queues expose Sassa beneficiaries to coronavirus - Black Sash

2020-03-31 16:04

Beneficiaries of social grants are facing exposure to the novel coronavirus which could result in furthering the spread of the virus to vulnerable communities, says human rights organisation Black Sash.

Pretoria couple devastated by baby girl’s crib death

2020-03-31 15:17

A couple from Pretoria are grieving the loss of their five-week-old baby daughter who died in her sleep shortly after South Africa went into lockdown.

Rugby Australia lays off 75% of staff as huge losses loom

2020-03-31 14:42

Three-quarters of Rugby Australia's staff have been laid off until 1 July as the governing body predicted huge financial losses.

PICS: Women wear their wedding dresses during lockdown to cheer themselves up

2020-03-31 14:24

Women are reliving their wedding days at home.


Water crisis could sabotage Zimbabwe's coronavirus lockdown

29 minutes ago

Buckets and jerrycans in hand or in wheelbarrows, dozens of Zimbabweans stand close to each other in a long queue, patiently waiting at a borehole in Harare's middle-class Mabelreign suburb to collect water.

LIVE | Covid-19: What happens after the 21-day national lockdown?

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Stay up to date with the latest news, views and analysis as the number of coronavirus cases in SA increases.

US hospitals threaten to fire doctors who speak up about their working conditions

2020-03-31 18:10

Hospitals are threatening to fire health-care workers who publicise their working conditions during the coronavirus pandemic - and have in some cases followed through.

CSA reveals its 4-point coronavirus pandemic strategy

2020-03-31 17:49

Cricket South Africa revealed its four-point plan to play it part in countering the Covid-19 pandemic that has claimed tens of thousands of lives.

Corruption 'all but collapsing' public healthcare, warns watchdog amid coronavirus chaos

2020-03-31 16:14

Corruption was a "major" contributing factor to continued deterioration of the public healthcare system in 2019, according to the latest annual report from Corruption Watch.

Ryan Sandes on training and staying sane during lockdown

2020-03-31 15:59

SA ultra-distance trail runner Ryan Sandes is used to being out in the mountains clocking more than 140km per week - not being confined to his home during a lockdown.

Take a look: What the lockdown for 57 million people in the Phillipines looks like

2020-03-31 15:23

Despite the lockdown, on Sunday the Philippines reported a daily increase of 343 new coronavirus cases — its highest one day increase yet.

Looking after your mental health during the coronavirus crisis

2020-03-31 14:45

There are several approaches to take when it comes to taking care of your mental health during the coronavirus pandemic.

Bo-Kaap family hailed for declaring oupa's positive coronavirus status to fight stigma

2020-03-31 14:40

The family of a 73-year-old Bo-Kaap man have been hailed for their call to action after they urged the people who have been in contact with him to get tested for the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), fearing for their neighbours' health and safety.

James Middleton practises social distances with his dogs – and it’s the cutest thing!

2020-03-31 14:24

We always knew James Middleton was a huge dog lover, but just how much was evident in a recent Instagram post where he showed off his canine dining pals!

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