Lockdown: Tshwane pastor says cops scaled church wall to 'arrest people' - report

2020-05-20 14:11

A Pretoria pastor says he and his family were accosted by police officers on his church premises following a walkabout by congregants between 08:00 and 09:00.

South Africans’ goodwill wanes in web of lockdown regulations

2020-05-14 09:12

While private citizens and businesses initially bought into government's decisive response to the Covid-19 threat, this support is dwindling as restrictions seem to be increasingly complex and irrational.

The Gautrain is coming back on Monday – with Covid-19 checks and whole-body disinfection

2020-05-01 15:17

Trains will be back from 5:30 on Monday, but will have limited capacity, and will run on a limited timetable.

No kissing the dead: SA now has rules on how to handle Covid-19 mortal remains

2020-04-08 22:36

Regulations published on Wednesday require careful handling of the bodies of those who die in the coronavirus pandemic.

EXPLAINER: What you should know about the new (stricter) e-hailing regulations

2020-03-11 05:00

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula on Tuesday introduced a set of transport bills before Parliament, one of which deals with the regulation of e-hailing service providers Uber and Bolt.

The viral image that showed the scale of a gender-based-violence protest in Cape Town could land the photographer in jail

2019-09-10 12:29

The visually stunning drone image of protesters standing against gender-based violence that went viral could land the pilot in jail.

Twitter, Facebook stocks fall on shooting regulations

2019-08-05 22:01

Twitter is on track for its biggest one-day drop since February and Facebook's plunge from this year's high accelerated as investors weighed the prospect of government oversight following the shootings over the weekend.


Will African states use Covid-19 to grab more power?

2020-05-14 09:54

Economic and ideological fault lines were revealed by Covid-19. How will African nations shift on these spectra?

The ban on mobile number porting has just been dropped, so you can change networks again

2020-05-08 20:34

Cellphone companies and ISPs can also increase their prices again.

‘Essential accessories’ for babies and toddlers up to 3 are slowly going on sale again

2020-04-12 09:20

Baby clothes and blankets were in theory already allowed on sale during lockdown, but it took until Thursday for government confirmation, and only then did most major retailers start planning to put baby stuff back on their shelves.

Debt collectors won’t come knocking on your door during SA’s Covid-19 lockdown

2020-04-03 06:59

Banks and financial services of all kinds are expected to keep going during lockdown – but debt collectors are specifically banned from operating.

New law introduces stricter rules for Uber in South Africa

2020-03-10 13:45

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula will on Tuesday afternoon introduce the National Land Transport Amendment Bill, which includes regulations for e-hailing services Uber and Bolt.

South Africa has new draft rules about hot drinks, and Ricoffy, Frisco, and Koffiehuis are definitely not coffee – not even nearly

2019-09-06 08:15

Draft regulations about what you may or may not sell as coffee in South Africa say that even a coffee and chicory mixture must be at least half coffee and have a minimum level of caffeine.

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