Department Of Health

Border walls don’t stop viruses, but a blanket amnesty might

Why South Africa should consider amnesty for undocumented migrants in the time of the coronavirus outbreak.

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Covid-19: Are we at a disadvantage compared to China and Singapore?

South Africans are economically stressed and will quickly find ways to circumvent restrictions. Without social mobilisation we won't be able to ensure the compliance that other countries have been able to enforce

Gauteng uses tragedy to fix services

In addition to other measures, the province’s response the outbreak of the coronavirus will be to ‘sort out’ the public healthcare system

Watch it again: Ramaphosa addresses the nation over covid-19 outbreak (video)

President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses the nation over coronavirus after cabinet met on Sunday to discuss the outbreak

LIVE: Our guide to the coronavirus outbreak in South Africa

The department of health noted in its statement on March 19 that recoveries in previously reported cases were beginning to emerge. (John McCann/M&G)

Editorial: Coronavirus – These are unusual times

South Africa had kept Covid-19 from entering the country for a long time. But in recent days, the number of confirmed cases has increased

No plans to close schools as country confirms seven coronavirus cases

Despite the increasing number of cases in South Africa, there will be no school closures yet

Forced sterilisation is ‘inhuman’

According to the Commission for Gender Equality’s latest report, this practice is a direct attack on HIV-positive women

We fail children living with disabilities

Despite commendable work and persistent battles, not enough is being done for these learners

Coronavirus: South Africa will evacuate citizens from Wuhan

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Bad workplaces, longer strikes

Strikes over poor working conditions have intensified over the past four years, the recently-released Industrial Action Report for 2018 reveals.

Latest

Western Cape Judge Mushtak Parker faces second misconduct complaint

The Cape Bar Council says his conduct is ‘unbecoming the holding of judicial office’

The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Press Releases

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

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories