Holding an umbrella to protect herself from the hot sun, Mxolosi Mthetwa finally sits down next to her shovel and sips a cooldrink. She has been clearing a small plot of land to build a shack.
Clinics in the City of Johannesburg will remain operational during the national 21-day lockdown, according to Eunice Mgcina, Member of the Mayoral Committee for Health and Social Development.
Hundreds of protesters from informal settlements in Port Elizabeth defied the ban on gatherings of more than 100 people on Wednesday, blocking roads and setting alight three buses.
The City of Johannesburg says various essential services will continue when the country enters a 21-day lockdown from midnight on Thursday to 16 April to fight the spread of the coronavirus.
As a national lockdown looms, the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education will be assisting matric pupils by hosting radio tuition on its community radio stations.
Two Sandton residents have turned a massive pothole in Lonehill, Johannesburg, into a makeshift swimming pool. The two decided to take a dip after realising that a water pipe had burst. Watch.
The Gauteng Department of Health says that it is still in consultation with private hospital groups for resources, while the number of confirmed cases continues to rise in the highly populated province.
The MEC for Human Settlements, Urban Planning and Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Lebogang Maile, says placing the city under administration "has effectively given back power to the residents of Tshwane to elect a party of their choice".
The City of Johannesburg has decided to close all its public facilities indefinitely amid the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19).
Staff at the Gauteng Department of Human Settlements, Urban Planning and Cogta have abandoned their posts amid fears of the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19).
Members of the South African National Defence Force could be patrolling the country’s streets well beyond the 21-day lockdown period.
The national lockdown will have an impact on the responsiveness to the most pressing service delivery concerns in Tshwane, according to the team of administrators appointed to run the capital city.
Ministers have briefed the media – just over 24 hours before nationwide lockdown – to give clarity on what is allowed or not allowed during the lockdown, and to explain how basic services will function.
As a nationwide lockdown looms in a bid to stem the number of local transmissions of novel coronavirus (Covid-19), Health Minister Zweli Mkhize says the number of people who have tested positive has risen to 709.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has taken the unprecedented step – in democratic South Africa – in announcing a nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19).
Gauteng's MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs has appointed a team of administrators to run the embattled City of Tshwane ahead of a by-election.
The George municipality has closed all its beaches and public amenities in an effort to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Tensions are high in Riemvasmaak informal settlement in Bethelsdorp, Port Elizabeth, ahead of the funeral of 9-year-old Royden Plaatjies, who was electrocuted while playing.
Parliament's Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs is backing the Gauteng provincial government's bid to dissolve the Tshwane council.
Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Lebogang Maile has taken over the finances of the Emfuleni municipality after a seizure of its assets by power utility Eskom.
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