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Driver during the roadblock monitoring adherence to the level 4 lockdown regulations at Marianhill Toll Plaza on May 04, 2020 in Durban, South Africa.
Driver during the roadblock monitoring adherence to the level 4 lockdown regulations at Marianhill Toll Plaza on May 04, 2020 in Durban, South Africa.
Darren Stewart

From the latest lockdown and business updates, to how to follow a nutritionally balanced diet, these handy articles can be saved for reference or to read later.


LIVE: All the latest news about Covid-19 in South Africa and the world

Our live updates on Covid-19 have been running uninterrupted since early 2020, which means this is where you will find the latest lockdown updates, scientific developments, news stories and more. 

EXCLUSIVE | GEMS rocked by corruption investigation involving R300 million

The Government Employees Medical Scheme (GEMS), which is positioning itself to administer the National Health Insurance (NHI) fund, has been rocked by allegations of tender rigging, fraud, maladministration and corruption totalling more than R300 million.

Some rich South Africans can expect a letter from SARS – here's who should be nervous

SARS is launching a full-scale crackdown on wealthy South Africans - or those with "complex financial arrangements" – who haven't declared all their income. 

LISTEN | How to pronounce Eastern Cape's new names - and why East London won't be joining the party ... yet

The names of the airports in East London, and the Nelson Mandela Bay city formerly known as Port Elizabeth, have officially changed. Listen and learn how to pronounce the new names.

Business Insider daily update

If you want to stay on top of the latest business news, bookmark the Business Insider daily update.

BUDGET IN A NUTSHELL | You won't pay more tax to bankroll govt's R19.3bn vaccine drive

Taxpayers can breathe a sigh of some relief as Finance Minister Tito Mboweni tabled a 2021 Budget Speech free from substantial tax hikes aimed at bankrolling South Africa's Covid-19 vaccination programme. 

FACT CHECK | Expropriations Bill: Will the state be able to seize anything you own?

News24 spoke to legal experts about whether the state would be able to "seize anything you own" if the bill is passed; why the country needs and Expropriations Bill; and whether the current bill is constitutional.

What is a nutritionally balanced diet and how do you achieve it?

Many people have some idea of what healthy eating entails – what it is and what it is not, but unfortunately, most of what we know is drawn from misinformation spread by the weight-loss culture.

Here's how the new zero-tolerance drunk driving law will affect your car insurance

The days of having a beer after work and driving home will soon be over - and that's not just because of the lockdown restrictions. Once South Africa's strict new drunk-driving laws are passed later this year, you won't be allowed behind the wheel of a motor vehicle after even one drink.


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