coronavirus

Government’s plan for universities and schools – the story so far

Ministers outline initiatives and the plans for all education institutions

The M&G’s projection on Covid-19 infections on Monday 16 March

At this rate of infection, with 5% of all cases needing intensive care, the country won’t have enough emergency hospital beds by the end of this month

DA policy conference postponed as Covid-19 regulations kick in

The official opposition party in South Africa was expected to hold its key policy conference in April to outline important strategic interventions to undo the party’s downward electoral slide

Gatherings of 100 banned but Parliament will sit to pass budget

Parliamentary leaders are expected to meet this week to discuss the impact of restrictions on the work of the legislative branch of Government.

SA moves to “higher gear” after “explosive” increase in Covid-19

We have to ensure our health system is not completely overrun, warns health minister

Watch it again: Inter-ministerial briefing on response to covid-19

Minister's brief the media over coronavirus response plan

The narratives that define the coronavirus pandemic will influence its outcome

Combatting Covid-19 is as much about public relations as public health. Now is our chance to tell new stories and find new ways of working together

Ramaphosa closes schools as country grapples with coronavirus

Following several other countries, South Africa will send learners home this week

Is Parliament suspended? Political parties in the dark after coronavirus gatherings ban

Hundreds of legislators won’t be able to meet in parliamentary chambers after restrictions on gatherings to curb the spread of Covid-19 disease

Ramaphosa pledges Covid-19 economic stimulus package

With the South African economy already feeling the effects of Covid-19, the president has promised a stimulus package

National Disaster declaration follows confirmation of internal transmission of covid-19

Schools closed, visas revoked, non-essential travel stopped as South African president announces the number of Covid-19 cases has jumped to 61

READ IN FULL: Ramaphosa’s statement on combating covid-19

Here is the president's address on the measures taken to combat the coronavirus in South Africa

Latest

NGOs ask ConCourt to order that shops can sell baby clothes during lockdown

The organisations say lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children

Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders