The Gauteng MEC for Economic Development has called on residents in Alexandra north of Johannesburg not to flock to areas designated for COVID-19 testing.
Small Business Development minister, Khumbudzo Ntshavheni says government is finalising the support scheme for informal traders and spaza shops.
The South African Revenue Services (SARS) will on Wednesday announce its preliminary results of revenue collection for 2019/2020.
Former ANC Western Cape Chairperson Marius Fransman says he's tested positive for the coronavirus.
A group of 28 US students that tested positive for coronavirus after traveling to Mexico's Los Cabos resort area were infected after their return and not in Mexico according to local authorities.
The Aurum Institute says it's deeply saddened by the passing of its Chief Scientific Officer for HIV Prevention, Professor Gita Ramjee who died of coronavirus related complications.
The Sanitisation solution seeks to propel Section 24 of the Constitution by ensuring that measures are put in place to protect and safeguard the rights of citizens against a harmful environment which could arise out of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Freedom Front Plus Leader (FF Plus), Pieter Groenewald says he will test for coronavirus on Wednesday.
Some homeless people who live in tents just outside the Cape Town CBD are demanding showers and mattresses which they say were promised by officials.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has thanked all the essential service workers during the nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus on Monday. Below is the President’s message in Sesotho.
A businessman who received millions of dollars for his work on Tokyo’s successful campaign to host the 2020 Olympics, which was postponed last week due to the coronavirus, said he played a key role in securing the support of a former Olympics powerbroker suspected by French prosecutors of taking bribes to help Japan’s bid.
Hundreds of residents of Alexandra, north of Johannesburg are being tested for the coronavirus.
With the number of COVID-19 deaths, infections increasing, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that a massive testing campaign will start soon. Below is President's lockdown message in Nguni.
Lagos, Africa’s largest city of at least 20 million people, ground to a halt on Tuesday as it and the Nigerian capital Abuja entered a two-week lockdown to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
With the number of COVID-19 deaths, infections increasing, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that a massive testing campaign will start soon.
The fight to combat COVID-19 has been taken to various taxi ranks in Tshwane. This is after the Gauteng government partnered with AngloGold Ashanti to provide water tanks at Hammanskraal taxi ranks, north of Pretoria.
From Thailand to India, countries have told people not to make April Fools' Day pranks related to coronavirus, with some threatening jail time as they seek to prevent the spread of rumours which could put lives at risk.
Springbok and Stormers captain Siya Kolisi says all South Africans need to pull together and play their part as the world faces the Coronavirus pandemic.
The South African National Blood Service (SANBS) says since the nationwide 21-day lockdown began, the number of donors has declined.
A 5th person has died of the coronavirus in South Africa. This was confirmed by Health Minister Zweli Mkhize at a media briefing in Durban.
Essential workers and grant recipients who use minibus taxis as a mode of transport may be left stranded from Wednesday.
In responding to COVID-19 pandemic which has brought the whole world to a standstill, resulting in almost all the football leagues around the world being suspended, the world’s football mother body FIFA has established a task force.
Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu says payments of grants, notwithstanding a few glitches, went well across the country.
Banyana Banyana vice-captain and AC Milan star Refiloe Jane has appealed to South Africans to stay at home during the lockdown period of 21 days.
The Eastern Cape Health Department is working around the clock to contain the reported cases of coronavirus in the province.
Police Minister, Bheki Cele, says his department is investigating 26 cases related to police brutality across the country.
The Inter-Ministerial Committee is briefing the media on the COVID-19 pandemic which has pushed the country to effect a nationwide lockdown in an attempt to disrupt the transmition of the coronavirus in the society.
It takes 21 days of healthy eating and working out to form a habit pattern or break the habit that is according to experts. But what happens to people who are anxious and depressed during the nationwide lockdown.
The City of Tshwane has secured more shelters for scores of homeless people currently accommodated at the Caledonian Stadium in Pretoria.
Botswana's President, Mokgweetsi Masisi has declared a state of emergency and ordered the country to go into lockdown from Thursday.