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Wed, 08 Apr 2020 06:43:48 GMT
Separated Parents Allowed to Move Children Between Houses - New Regulations
[News24Wire] Separated parents are now allowed to move their children between houses during the nationwide Covid-19 lockdown, provided they meet certain legal requirements.

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 06:37:27 GMT
COVID-19 - Plans to Move Thousands From Informal Settlements Met With Scepticism
[GroundUp] "They should consult us before making these statements", says community leader

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 05:30:45 GMT
Police Use Rubber Bullets to Stop Homeless People Leaving COVID-19 Camp
[GroundUp] Street people claim they are not being fed and they were deceived about conditions

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 08:56:49 GMT
President Censures Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams For Lockdown Lunch
[South Africa] President Cyril Ramaphosa has placed Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies Ms Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams on special leave for two months -- one month of which will be unpaid.

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 07:33:18 GMT
How Are We Meant to Eat? - A Waste Picker On Life Under Lockdown
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Johannesburg -'We have been asking the government for protective gear for a long time, even before the coronavirus. Now we have to find our own solutions.'

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Wed, 08 Apr 2020 12:41:27 +0000
Labour court refuses to allow Nehawu to withdraw case on protective gear
Instead the labour court heard and then dismissed the case, with costs. Judge Benita Witcher will give reasons at a later stage The post Labour court refuses to allow Nehawu to withdraw case on protective gear appeared first on The Mail & Guardi...

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 12:14:53 +0000
Nasty C: ‘You can’t hide from me any more’
It’s been two weeks since the 23-year-old rapper signed a deal with US record label and hip-hop stronghold Def Jam. He caught up with the Mail & Guardian to let us know why the release of his album is taking so long The post Nasty C: ‘You...

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 11:24:41 +0000
Online learning in lockdown is far from ideal
Varsities are determined to complete the first semester even if it hinders some students The post Online learning in lockdown is far from ideal appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 11:14:35 +0000
Be at war with the coronavirus, not with each other
If we are to flatten the curve of this virus and ensure that it does not attack as hard as it has done in some European countries, we need to put petty differences aside and be at war with the virus The post Be at war with the coronavirus, not with ...

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 10:21:53 +0000
Juju in a time of failing systems
Dumama + Kechou’s atmospheric debut album is rooted in both the past and the future The post Juju in a time of failing systems appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

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Wed, 08 Apr 2020 15:00:55 +0200
News24.com | LIVE | All the latest updates on the coronavirus and SA lockdown
Stay up to date with the latest news, views and analysis as the number of coronavirus cases in SA increases.

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 13:55:13 +0200
News24.com | Lockdown lunch | 'I hope you will find it in your hearts to forgive me' - Ndabeni-Abrahams apologises
Communications and Digital Technologies Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has appealed to South Africans to "find it in your hearts to forgive me" for having lunch at a friend's house during a nationwide lockdown.

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 13:00:14 +0200
News24.com | PICS | Fourth Soshanguve school burnt down during lockdown
Another school has been burnt down in Soshanguve in Tshwane, making it the fourth school in the area to be destroyed during the nationwide lockdown.

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 12:46:37 +0200
News24.com | Ramaphosa puts Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams on special leave, orders her to publicly apologise
President Cyril Ramaphosa has taken a firm stance against Communications and Digital Technologies Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, following allegations that Ndabeni-Abrahams breached lockdown regulations by visiting a friend.

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 12:04:12 +0200
News24.com | Lockdown: 'Everybody needs the snoek run to make it through the year': Fishermen's livelihood at risk
"Everybody needs the snoek run to make it through the year," says Naaim Jacobs, a line fisherman from Lavender Hill who grew up fishing at Kalk Bay harbour.

South Africa News 24

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 15:00:55 +0200
News24.com | LIVE | All the latest updates on the coronavirus and SA lockdown
Stay up to date with the latest news, views and analysis as the number of coronavirus cases in SA increases.

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 13:55:13 +0200
News24.com | Lockdown lunch | 'I hope you will find it in your hearts to forgive me' - Ndabeni-Abrahams apologises
Communications and Digital Technologies Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has appealed to South Africans to "find it in your hearts to forgive me" for having lunch at a friend's house during a nationwide lockdown.

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 13:00:14 +0200
News24.com | PICS | Fourth Soshanguve school burnt down during lockdown
Another school has been burnt down in Soshanguve in Tshwane, making it the fourth school in the area to be destroyed during the nationwide lockdown.

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 12:46:37 +0200
News24.com | Ramaphosa puts Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams on special leave, orders her to publicly apologise
President Cyril Ramaphosa has taken a firm stance against Communications and Digital Technologies Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, following allegations that Ndabeni-Abrahams breached lockdown regulations by visiting a friend.

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 12:04:12 +0200
News24.com | Lockdown: 'Everybody needs the snoek run to make it through the year': Fishermen's livelihood at risk
"Everybody needs the snoek run to make it through the year," says Naaim Jacobs, a line fisherman from Lavender Hill who grew up fishing at Kalk Bay harbour.

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Wed, 08 Apr 2020 14:54:17 +0200
Welkom mayor apologises for ‘boesman’ slur in speech to troops
Welkom mayor Nkosinjani Speelman has apologised for a racially offensive word he used while addressing soldiers on the enforcing of lockdown rules in the mining town

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 14:32:18 +0200
Nelson Mandela Bay dam levels dropping faster in lockdown
As the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases increase in Nelson Mandela Bay, the dam levels continue to decrease — sitting at a combined level of 23.77% on Monday.

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 14:30:00 +0200
WHO denies being 'China-centric' after Trump comment
World Health Organization officials on Wednesday denied that the body was "China-centric" and said that the acute phase of a pandemic was not the time to cut funding, after US President Donald Trump said he would put contributions on hold.

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 14:24:32 +0200
Medical expert to investigate Covid-19 outbreak at St Augustine's hospital
Acclaimed epidemiologist Professor Salim Karim will lead an investigation into the outbreak of the coronavirus at St Augustine's hospital in Durban.

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 14:06:44 +0200
France working on `StopCovid' contact-tracing app, ministers say
The French government is working on a smartphone app that could warn users if they came into contact with a coronavirus carrier, ministers said on Wednesday, in a move likely to raise questions about the impact of tracing technology on civil libertie...

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