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National command council to decide on taxi industry's decision to defy lockdown

The fate of the taxi industry and their call for operating at full load now rests entirely with the National Covid-19 Command Council (NCCC). The taxi industry requested ...

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Covid-19 infections rise to 196,750 in SA

South Africa's Covid-19 infections climbed to 196,750 on Sunday as grade 6, 11 and some grade R pupils prepared to return to schools across the ...

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Western Cape, Eastern Cape and Gauteng hardest hit by Covid-19 ...

Western Cape, Eastern Cape and Gauteng are the three provinces which recorded the highest number of positive cases of Covid-19 in schools.

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The latest Covid-19 coronavirus coverage

The latest facts, news, figures and live tracking of Covid-19.
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British pubs, US beaches reveal summer virus ...

Drunken celebrations on English pub reopening night and US beach closures prompted a global rethink on Sunday of coronavirus measures during the summer holiday season.
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SA school nutrition programme has resumed: Motshekga

Basic education minister Angie Motshekga says the school nutrition programme has resumed for grade 12 and 7 pupils in ...

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Covid-19 has infected 2,740 teachers since return to school: Motshekga

Basic education minister Angie Motshekga said on Sunday that less than one percent of the country's teachers had been ...

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Covid-19 claims the lives of four teachers and security guard in KZN

Four teachers and a security guard have died as a result of Covid-19 in KwaZulu-Natal.

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SA consumers say food, goods and services are getting pricier under lockdown

The majority of people polled across 26 countries, including SA, have reported an increase in the cost of food, goods ...

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WATCH LIVE | Angie Motshekga gives update on the return of remaining grades to school

Minister of basic education Angie Motshekga is due to brief the media on the progress in the basic education sector ...

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SANDF nurses, doctors arrive in Eastern Cape to bolster Covid-19 fight

The South African National Defence Force has deployed 52 healthcare workers to the Eastern Cape.  Their deployment was ...

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Herman Mashaba dares DA MP to take him to court over Mmusi Maimane 'leak'

Former Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba is daring DA MP Geordin Hill-Lewis to take him to court over claims that he ...

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Search under way for missing Cape Town angler

A search is under way for a 35-year-old angler who went missing at the weekend while fishing with his family in Gordons ...

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Flood death toll hits 20 as Japan warned of more rainfall

The death toll from floods and landslides unleashed by torrential rains on Japan's southern island of Kyushu rose to 20 ...

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Man fatally stabbed at Eastern Cape taxi rank

An argument between two taxi “guardjies” ended with one of the men being stabbed to death in Port Elizabeth on Saturday ...

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Virus outbreak claims 45 puppies at police K9 academy

Forty-five puppies have died due to a parvovirus outbreak at the SAPS K9 Academy for dog training and breeding in ...

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OPINION | Reckless handling of Covid-19 samples close to criminal

This week’s discovery of Covid-19 test samples at the side of the N2 highway between East London and King William’s ...

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Muddling through requires trust and hope

I first came across Charles Lindblom’s concept of “muddling through” in public policy and decisions in 1988 while ...

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Three provinces halt the return to school of grade R pupils

Three provinces have opted to halt the return to school of grade R pupils.

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