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Covid-19 News & Updates
Kouga Municipality confirms covid19 case in St Francis Bay – The Kouga Municipality has confirmed “with deep regret” that it has its first case of the coronavirus.
LIVE | SA records second death, cigarettes ban could be lifted and a twist on lockdown living – Stay up to date with the latest news, views and analysis as the number of coronavirus cases in SA increases.
See the details of all the confirmed positive cases of coronavirus in South Africa, by province. – Coronavirus: Standard Bank extends payment holidays to personal accounts too
Covid-19 cases confirmed in St Francis Bay, Paterson, Aberdeen – As the number of Covid-19 cases continues to rise in the Eastern Cape, it has emerged that three people living in the Sarah Baartman district have contracted the novel virus.
Springbok legend Danie Gerber’s daughter also has virus – Springbok legend Danie Gerber’s daughter, Elanie, has also tested positive for Covid-19.
Coronavirus: YouTube stars urge fans to stay at home – More than 100 YouTube stars have recorded a video message urging their fans to “stay home” during the coronavirus outbreak.
Other interesting news, articles & opinions
NSRI Durban assist Queen Mary 2 – NSRI Durban duty crew launched the sea rescue craft Alick Rennie, accompanied by a ShipMed doctor, to rendezvous at the Queen Mary 2 cruise liner at the outer anchorage off-shore of Umhlanga, Durban
Lockdown: First weekend sees widespread defiance, and police misconduct – By dawn on Friday, 55 people had been taken in across the country, 20 of them in Gauteng.
No, cigarettes are not essential during lockdown, say police – Police stubbed out rumours swirling online on Sunday evening that government had backtracked on its decision to ban the sale of cigarettes
Ex-Bok James Dalton in hot water over alleged assault – A Samora Machel man says he fears going back to work at the Woodstock apartment block where former Springbok hooker James Dalton allegedly assaulted him
Ramaphosa taken to court over South Africa’s 21-day lockdown – A South African civil society group named the Hola Bon Renaissance (HBR) Foundation has taken President Cyril Ramaphosa to the Constitutional Court over the country’s 21-day lockdown.
South Africa ‘headed into a deep structural depression’ – Busa – ‘We have been fundamentally incapacitated. The president has repeatedly talked about the incapacity of the state. The ability to respond has undoubtedly been compromised by ten lost years,’
Here is the official petrol price for April – The Department of Energy has published the latest fuel price adjustments for April 2020, showing a record drop of almost R2 for petrol and R1.40 for diesel.
LIFE AFTER MOODY’S DOWNGRADE
Mboweni’s ‘Hallelujah’ moment as Ramaphosa green-lights structural reform – Finance Minister Tito Mboweni had a ‘Hallelujah’ moment when President Cyril Ramaphosa told him that the Moody’s downgrade was the trigger to pursue structural reforms.
The moment Britain’s first great grand prix driver saluted Adolf Hitler – In the summer of 1938, halfway through his second season with Mercedes, Richard Seaman was growing frustrated.
How the R150m relief fund for the arts and sports sector will work – Independent, non-contract artist, creatives and film and TV workers will be able to claim from a R150 million relief fund.
World’s most expensive sheepdog sells for £18k – A border collie from Northumberland has become the world’s most expensive sheepdog after being sold to an American ranch owner for £18,900.
20 learning apps for stir-crazy kids – These fun-filled educational apps provide perfect brain food for children while schools are closed