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Lockdown loosened: Ramaphosa announces Level 3 to begin May 31

Certain metros, where the vast majority of infections have occurred, will remain under level-four lockdown restrictions

Online campaign advocates for tenants’ rights during the lockdown

Rent Strike South Africa says working-class families are struggling to keep up with paying rent during the lockdown. And, although there is a moratorium on evictions, it fears people will be put out on the street when the lockdown ends

Watch it again: President Ramaphosa to address the nation

The president’s address follows a number of meetings with Cabinet and the National Coronavirus Command Council

Court orders that Ingonyama Trust Board staff be paid their salaries

Embattled KwaZulu-Natal land trust loses in court, after ceasing paying salaries to some workers in March

Justice department suspends CFO, supply chain director over R1.2bn security tender

An internal forensic probe has found that the duo had manipulated tender processes

‘Healers are part of Covid solution’

Traditional healers feel they have been excluded from the national response to the coronavirus, despite most South Africans consulting them for a range of ailments including depression

Making soup is easier than beer, my brew

The Woodstock Brewery, the Drifter Brewing Company and Stellenbosch Breweries are unable to make beer under lockdown regulations. So they’re making soup for food relief instead.

Khosa judge: Restore people’s trust

The Defence Force and the Independent Police Investigative Directorate now say their inquiries into the death of Collins Khosa are not complete

Using codewords to protect against domestic violence

A Cape Town women’s group is using coded text messages to help victims of gender-based violence and abuse get out of harm’s way

Covid-19 is a grave threat in prisons

Inspectorate finds serious overcrowding at ‘Sun City’ centre, putting inmates at risk of Covid-19

They protested for food – the police fired rubber bullets

Excessive use of force by the security forces during the Covid-19 pandemic has overwhelmingly been experienced in poor communities

Domestic workers are hit hard by lockdown

According to UIF data, only 15 888 domestic workers, of a possible 673 940, have been paid from the Covid-19 Temporary employer-employee relief scheme

Cape Town icon mothballed by extended Covid lockdown

With no tourists or boats coming in, Hout Bay’s famous wharf is unable to stay afloat

Khosa family: Crucial witnesses not interviewed by defence force and police unit

In court papers, the family says the investigations into the death of Collins Khosa are neither impartial nor effective

Mapisa-Nqakula: Investigation into Khosa’s death almost complete

The defence minister said allegations in court papers that she had violated people’s rights had no basis in law

Anti-apartheid veteran Denis Goldberg dies

Convicted along with Nelson Mandela and eight others, the Rivonia Trialist spent his golden years active in the ANC although he called out its faults

The story of SA’s biggest power plant, and its little town

Before Big Coal, Lephalale was a small town with little water and few jobs. Two power plants have changed it

Food aid roll out sees drop in looting

Residents and police say criminals are behind attacks on Cape stores and delivery trucks

Press Releases

Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

Who is caring for the healthcare workers? 'Working together is how we are going to get through this. It’s not just a marathon, it’s a relay'.

PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

DriveRisk stays safe with high-tech thermal camera solution

Itec Evolve installed the screening device within a few days to help the driver behaviour company become compliant with health and safety regulations

Senwes launches Agri Value Chain Food Umbrella

South African farmers can now help to feed the needy by donating part of their bumper maize crop to delivery number 418668

Ethics and internal financial controls add value to the public sector

National treasury is rolling out accounting technician training programmes to upskill those who work in its finance units in public sector accounting principles

Lessons from South Korea for Africa’s development

'Leaders can push people through, through their vision and inspiration, based on their exemplary actions'

Old Mutual announces digital AGM

An ambitious plan to create Africa’s biggest digital classroom is intended to address one of the continent’s biggest challenges — access to education

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