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.
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.
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.
Sports, Arts and Culture Minister, Nathi Mthethwa has gazetted new regulations under Level 3 of the nationwide lockdown.
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’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.
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
Amref Health Africa GCEO, Dr Dithinji Gitahi, says there is no right time for a country to ease lockdown restrictions.
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’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced a phased lifting of restrictions put in place to control the spread of the coronavirus.