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Gauteng Health MEC is hopeful Ramaphosa will address SA on imposing stricter lockdown restrictions

11 July 2020, 10:38 AM

Gauteng Health MEC Bandile Masuku says the provincial government is hopeful that President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation before the end of the weekend, regarding the tightening of lockdown restrictions in the province that is most affected by the coronavirus.

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Foreign mineworkers return to South African mines after lockdown

9 July 2020, 5:56 PM

Foreign mine workers have begun returning to South African mines, though at a slower rate than hoped, as the industry rebuilds output after the easing of the coronavirus lockdown, the Minerals Council said on Thursday.

Access to food a major problem for many under lockdown

9 July 2020, 11:01 AM

According to a Foundation for Human Rights survey entitled Human Rights Diagnosis: Community Advice Offices and COVID-19, access to food remains the biggest challenge South Africans have faced during the pandemic.

Mthethwa gazettes new lockdown regulations

9 July 2020, 6:16 AM

Sports, Arts and Culture Minister, Nathi Mthethwa has gazetted new regulations under Level 3 of the nationwide lockdown.

Millions of Australians back in lockdown amid Melbourne virus outbreak

8 July 2020, 9:46 PM

Australia’s second largest city, Melbourne, went back into lockdown at midnight on Wednesday, forcing five million Australians to stay home for all but essential business for the next six weeks to contain a flare-up of coronavirus cases.

Colombia coronavirus lockdown extended until August 1

8 July 2020, 3:24 AM

Colombia’s national lockdown to control the spread of coronavirus will be extended by just over two weeks until August 1, President Ivan Duque said on Tuesday.

LSG Sky Chef employees accuse company of being dishonest about operations during lockdown

7 July 2020, 3:02 PM

The employees of airline catering company LSG Sky Chefs are accusing the company of continuing to operate despite receiving letters that the company will not be operational throughout the lockdown

There’s no right time to ease lockdown: Amref Health Africa

7 July 2020, 9:05 AM

Amref Health Africa GCEO, Dr Dithinji Gitahi, says there is no right time for a country to ease lockdown restrictions.

Lockdown arts magazine to help beleaguered creatives

6 July 2020, 9:16 PM

Vivian Westwood and Wolfgang Tillmans are among 100 artists who have contributed art and articles to a new magazine LIMBO created especially to help colleagues who are out of work and to capture the world during lockdown.

Kenya announces phased lifting of restrictions amid coronavirus lockdown

6 July 2020, 2:42 PM

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced a phased lifting of restrictions put in place to control the spread of the coronavirus.



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