Webcams reveal South Africa’s eerie, empty traffic hotspots on day 1 of lockdown

2020-03-27 10:17

As South Africa began its 21-day lockdown to cut off the spread of the novel coronavirus the streets of South Africa are eerily quiet.

The carnage of corona

2020-03-26 10:21

As South Africa enters a three-week lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19, government and the private sector are braced for the crippling consequences it will have on our already weak economy. But the measures being put in place can only do so much.

Eskom maintenance not affected by Covid-19 so far – expects to be impacted by lockdown

2020-03-25 11:06

Once lockdown starts it does expect its maintenance programme to be affected.

Here's how much Rupert, Oppenheimer will be worth after donating R1 billion each

2020-03-24 06:25

The money will be used for small businesses and their staff.

A Cape Town sunglass company is now making ‘fashion-forward’ face masks to stay afloat

2020-03-20 11:24

Like other simple face masks, they serve as a reminder not to touch your face, just with a touch of fashion – but do not protect against the novel coronavirus.

Here’s what you’ll pay to get toilet paper delivered by Takealot, Checkers, Pick n Pay, and more

2020-03-20 06:10

Delivery fees vary widely, as do the minimum-order amounts above which delivery is free.

Coronavirus: SA records first transmission cases from rest of Africa

2020-03-19 17:15

Three patients who recently travelled to the Democratic Republic of Congo have tested positive.

Pick n Pay now offers 'elderly only' hour to shoppers older than 65 due to coronavirus

2020-03-17 13:37

Customers will be carded at the entrance.

Here’s where you can buy toilet paper online in South Africa – and which stores have run out

2020-03-17 06:40

Some vendors are trying to get away with inflated prices.

Here’s how your office should be preparing for coronavirus worst-case according to the WHO

2020-03-13 11:00

The World Health Organisation says that, if the coronavirus starts spreading in your community, anyone with even a mild cough or low-grade fever (37.3 C or more) needs to stay at home.


Stronger tomorrow than today

2020-03-26 10:34

Schalk Louw points out those fiscal and monetary measures that will likely soften the blow to South African consumers as the country navigates the current crisis.

Please keep donating blood during lockdown, say blood services – here’s where and how you can

2020-03-26 10:07

New Covid-19 imposed deferrals will apply for safety.

Why South Africans should get the flu vaccine now to help the fight against Covid-19

2020-03-24 21:49

The regular flu vaccine won't stop the novel coronavirus – but it can prevent confusion from similar symptoms.

Toys R Us implements 'Preggie Hour' for expectant mothers amid coronavirus concerns

2020-03-23 15:27

Preggie Hour will be carried out every Monday and Thursday morning from 08:30 to 09:30.

Dis-Chem now has a 6 unit ration in place – here’s the rules at other stores

2020-03-20 10:45

As a result of demand, retailers are now implementing limits on what consumers can purchase as coronavirus panic buying escalates.

The cheapest seat on a flight from Cape Town to London right now is going for R13 005

2020-03-18 14:14

Going home, if you are a Brit in Cape Town, just got rather expensive.

Please buy responsibly, we have stock, say Pick n Pay, Checkers, Clicks amid Covid-19 rush

2020-03-17 12:20

Canned food, pasta ,and toilet paper are in hot demand in SA. Retailers say there is no prospect of shortages.

Massive spike in online grocery orders after 'national disaster' declaration, Checkers says

2020-03-16 17:51

Other retailers are seeing an unprecedented and sustained customer demand.

Meet Wax Beach – the duo making waves in the industry

2020-03-12 20:17

We sat down with the Cape Town-based twosome to uncover what makes them tick when they’re not making music and how they know a song is for the world to hear.

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