President of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, and Director General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding at the headquarters of the World Health Organisation in Geneva, Switzerland.
Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) says at least 200 South Africans who are stranded in India are expected to be repatriated from 22 May, pending COVID-19 testing.
Administrators at state-owned South African Airways (SAA) will not sell assets for an interim period without involving the government, a memorandum signed by one of the administrators and the Public Enterprises Ministry showed.
Rand Refinery is restarting smelting operations and boosting refining as South Africa’s COVID-19 lockdown starts to ease, with the speed of the ramp-up dependent on gold mines’ production, the chief executive of the refinery said on Thursday.
Pop superstars Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande are teaming up for the first time on a duet that will fund scholarships for the children of health and emergency workers on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic.
After Senegal ordered universities to shut over the coronavirus outbreak, Ousmane Issaka, a student from Niger, found himself having to sleep on the pavement outside his shuttered dormitory in Dakar, with packed suitcases at his side but nowhere to go.
The rand has weakened by 1% on Monday, trading at R18,93 to the dollar in mid-morning trade on the JSE.
The Department of International Relations has reiterated its commitment to assisting South Africans who are still stranded in foreign countries.
Brand South Africa is investigating allegations that a member of their Board of Trustees Tebogo Mamorobela, violated COVID-19 regulations by hosting a birthday party.
Tiger Brands have confirmed that twelve of their employees tested positive for COVID-19 at their Albany Bakery Durban branch.