coronavirus

‘The thing I miss the most? Not seeing Liverpool lift the trophy’

Titch Fraser. a resident of the Ocean View old aged home in Musgrave, Durban describes what he finds as the worst things during the lockdown

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

DRC in mourning as funeral parties banned

Numerous countries around the world have adopted similar measures to try to counter Covid-19

Health couple fear for their kids

Doctor and a respiratory therapist have hygiene rules in place but no one to look after their children while they work

Covid-19 lockdown rules relaxed as positive tests near 1 500

Some “unintended consequences” dealt with and minister warns Western Cape on cigarettes

Covid 19: Updated lockdown regulations

The South African government has amended some of its regulations for the 21-day period

Old artistic forms find new mediums in uncertain times

Music, art and theatre are moving online as cultural workers adjust to lockdown

Soundtrack to a pandemic: Africa’s best coronavirus songs

Drawing on lessons from Ebola, African artists are using music to convey public health messaging. And they are doing it in style

State must accommodate learners with special-education needs during lockdown

The department of basic education is providing online resources for learners during the lockdown. But, once again, children with special-education needs are left out

UCT to loan (some) students laptops during Covid-19 lockdown

The university is also surveying its students to ascertain what kind of support they need to be able to participate in online learning

Drug-policy NGOs call for alcohol and cigarette sales ban to be lifted

NGOs say the lockdown has detrimental effects on people living with substance dependence, as they try to get their fix amid heavy restriction of movement

Covid-19 has a silver lining

The outbreak and the response to it is showing us that many things are possible, including the provision of water to waterless municipalities

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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