Ramaphosa told to lift cigarette, alcohol ban and move to Level 2 lockdown – sources

The National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC) and Cabinet have been advised to lift the ban on…

Over 12 000 early childhood development centres have applied to reopen

At least 12 345 Early Childhood Development Centres (ECDs) have, to date, completed the Department of…

ANC apologises for breaking lockdown regulations outside Mlangeni home

The ANC’s national executive committee has apologised and expressed regret for the breach of lockdown regulations…

NSFAS applications open for 2021, says higher education dept

Applications for 2021 National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) funding have opened, the Department of Higher Education,…

Steenhuisen challenges Ramaphosa: Come face MPs on questionable Covid-19 contracts

President Cyril Ramaphosa has been challenged to face the nation in Parliament, and answer questions from…

Government is listening to unions over scientists – experts say school closures against evidence

Two of the country’s top scientists who serve on the Ministerial Advisory Committee (MAC) have expressed…

Liquor associations beg Ramaphosa to avoid another ‘alcohol ban’

Liquor is likely to be a major talking point when Cyril Ramaphosa addresses the nation on…

This is South Africa’s best mobile network during lockdown

The Q2 2020 Mobile Network Quality Report ranks South Africa’s mobile networks. MTN had the best…

SA manufacturing industry crashes by half during lockdown

The manufacturing industry has contracted by 49.4% since the same time last year, with a 98%…

Ramaphosa on lockdown: ‘We must be led by common sense’

As South Africa experiences a surge in coronavirus cases, the president has called on all citizens…