Some learners at Sebayeng village outside Polokwane in Limpopo have expressed mixed feelings about the imminent reopening of schools.
A man and a woman have been arrested at the Lebombo Border post between Mozambique and South Africa for allegedly being in possession of drugs, liquor and cash.
Prof Adekeye Adebajo delivers the 2020 Africa Day Lecture under the theme: “Silencing the Guns: Creating conditions for Africa’s development to achieve the goal of a conflict-free Africa”
South African teachers say while they wish to return to the classrooms to catch up on lost time, they remain apprehensive and fearful for how their safety will be prioritised at school.
In mid-May President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that government would go into consultations regarding the likelihood of easing the national lockdown from Level 4 to Level 3, possibly by the end of May. The President is expected to update the nation at 7pm on developments to move to Level 3 lockdown.
KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Health, Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu, says there are nine confirmed cases of coronavirus at the Mahatma Gandhi Hospital in Phoenix, north of Durban.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that alcohol will be sold for domestic consumption and on specified days. Tobacco sales remain prohibited.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has addressed the nation on the country's risk-adjusted strategy to manage the spread of #COVID-19
The President is expected to announce further loosening of the lockdown when he addresses the nation at 7pm. Most sectors of the economy could return to some level of operation if the country moves to level 3 of nationwide lockdown at the end of the month.
The Inkatha Freedom Party in KwaZulu-Natal says it is not convinced that the province is ready for the re-opening of schools.
The Educators Union of South Africa (EUSA) says schools should only reopen in September as temperatures will be higher and therefore provide a better climate to stem the spread of the coronavirus.
The Western Cape Health Department will be hosting a welcoming ceremony on Sunday afternoon for 26 Cuban doctors who will be deployed to various facilities to support the fight against COVID-19.
The nationwide lockdown and the battle against the coronavirus provides a unique opportunity for South Africans to shift the paradigm and promote social responsibility, according to Dr Kgosi Letlape.
A 38-year-old man is expected to appear at the Durban Magistrate's Court soon, on charges of possession of drugs.
Minister of Human Settlements, Lindiwe Sisulu, will hand over houses to over 70 families in Wilgespruit, Roodepoort, west of Johannesburg on Sunday.
The South African Democratic Teachers Union (SADTU) in the North West says its members will not report for duty on Monday as announced by Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga.
Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has confirmed that the department has teamed up with mobile network operators to provide free data bundles to students funded by NSFAS and Funza Lushaka for three months starting from June.
The Water and Sanitation department has urged South Africans to use water sparingly now more than ever as the country battles COVID-19.
South Africa has recorded 1 218 new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the country’s total cases to 21 343.
Ten more COVID-19 deaths have pushed South Africa's death toll to 417. The total number of confirmed cases is 21 343 and recoveries are at 10 104.
Some tertiary students have raised concerned about promises made by the Department of Higher Education to assist learners with schooling when the South Africa enters level three of the coronavirus lockdown.
The South African Farmers Development Association, SAFDA, which has been donating food parcels to poverty-stricken families, has condemned the theft of sugar cane from farms to apparently manufacture homemade beer in the Nkomazi region of Mpumalanga.
An Ethiopian national has been arrested after allegedly being found in possession of thousands of cartons of illicit cigarettes and fraudulent documents on the N1 South Highway near the Carousel Toll Plaza.
The Mangaung Metro in the Free State says it's running short of burial sites. This comes amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The family of two boys, who were poisoned allegedly by their father in Valkop near Brits, in the North West, says it wants to see justice being served.
A 27-year-old woman, who had been missing for five months, has been found buried in a shallow grave at her boyfriend's home at Ga-Setati outside Polokwane in Limpopo.
Psychologists say the return to school for thousands of children next month will prove to be a challenging time for both learners and parents.
The Minister of Higher Education Blade Nzimande says only a third of students will be allowed to return to campus under Level 3 lockdown. During a media briefing on Saturday, Nzimande said his department is committed to saving the 2020 academic year while also saving lives.
Parliament's Police committee has given the Department of Police three months to appoint a permanent head for the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID).
Johannesburg Water has recorded a positive case of the coronavirus among its staff at the Klipspruit Depot in Soweto.