Mpumalanga government has earmarked five nature reserves as quarantine sites to accommodate people who might need to be isolated as the COVID-19 cases surge in the country.
Thousands of African migrants without revenue during Morocco’s coronavirus lockdown could run out of money for food and essentials, and rights groups have urged the government to offer them the same cash help it has promised to citizens.
The number of confirmed positive cases of coronavirus in Kenya now stands at 126, after more four people tested positive on Saturday, according to Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe.
More ablution facilities, including showers, have been added to the tented accommodation for foreign nationals in Bellville in Cape Town.
Minister in the Presidency responsible for Women Maite Nkoana-Mashabane says gender-based violence is not part of South African culture. Nkoana-Mashabane says she's deeply alarmed by the number of calls that her department has received from women who are trapped with abusive partners during the lockdown period.
The Department of Education's Online Education programme seems to be a complete failure for some learners in rural areas of the Eastern Cape.
Ten Eastern Cape farmers and nine officials of the Agrarian and Land Reform Department that travelled to Germany have been released from quarantine in East London.
A group of homeless people surviving through recycling in Centurion, south of Pretoria, has called on the City of Tshwane and the government to supply them with food and shelter.
The North West government has identified several hotels and guest houses to be used for mandatory quarantine.
Austria's daily growth of COVID-19 infections has decreased to a single digit percentage range from 40% three weeks ago as restrictions on people's movement and the closure of schools and shops took effect, the Health Ministry said.
The students from seven provinces across the country returned from China on March 20, where they had been on a year-long internship. On Saturday, they were given a send-off by Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande in Boksburg, east of Johannesburg.
Central Moscow was deserted on Saturday on the first weekend after Russian President Vladimir Putin extended a national holiday in Russia until April 30.
Simon Halep is trying to look on the bright side regarding the suspension of the tennis season due to the coronavirus pandemic, which means at least she will be referred to as reigning Wimbledon champion for two years.
The African Union Bureau of Heads of States and Governments has again called for the immediate lifting of economic sanctions on Zimbabwe and Sudan to assist them during the coronavirus pandemic.
Britain is unlikely to lift its stringent lockdown rules until the end of May, a leading government adviser said on Saturday, warning that the spread of coronavirus must first slow and intense testing be introduced.
The Manguang Metro in the Free State has initiated a programme to train staff at funeral parlours and mortuaries on how to handle the bodies of coronavirus victims as well as burials and cremations.
The International Relations Department says it's working on bringing more South Africans, who are stranded in other countries, back home.
As the country is only in its first week of the 21 day national lockdown, the sale of alcohol is one of the prohibited products that do not form part of the essential goods in terms of the regulations.
Small Business Development Minister, Khumbudzo Ntshavheni, says her department has received over 2000 applications from small businesses for financial relief since the launch of the system.
Nigeria now has 210 confirmed cases of coronavirus with four deaths registered.
The Portfolio Committees on Police, Defence and Military Veterans have noted with concern various reports suggesting that the security forces are abusing their powers in enforcing the lockdown regulations.
The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) has Says that 16 South Africans that were stranded in Dubai and Doha, have been repatriated back to South Africa.
Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Mr Ronald Lamola, has appointed Justice Catherine O'Regan, as the COVID-19 Designate Judge.
The South African government says that it has noted Finch’s decision to downgrade SA’s long-term foreign and local currency debt ratings further into non-investment by one notch from BB+ to BB.
New York state has recorded more than 500 coronavirus-related deaths in a single day, bringing the statewide total to nearly 3 000, or about the same number killed in the 11 September 2001 attacks, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Friday.
Some essential workers at Livingstone Hospital in Port Elizabeth, in the Eastern Cape, have downed tools, claiming they have not been provided with adequate protective equipment.
With South Africa on its eighth day of the national lockdown, concern has been raised as to levels of adherence to restrictions, including staying at home if one is a non- essential worker.
A chain store in Centurion, south of Pretoria, has responded to the rapidly-changing lifestyles necessitated by the Covid-19 pandemic by disrupting traditional forms of local supermarket shopping as we know it.
Former Premier League footballers have rushed to the defence of their profession after politicians suggested they should take a pay cut while the game is halted due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Health Minister says at least 43 new confirmed coronavirus infection cases have been reported, bringing the total national figure to 1 505. Minister Zweli Mkhize announced this on Friday in Khayelitsha, in the Western Cape.