Ramaphosa’s warning

“The coronavirus pandemic in South Africa is going to get much worse before it gets better,” President Ramaphosa warned on Sunday.

Cory chaos at Alex cop shop

Alexandra police station in Johannesburg had its second coronavirus scare of the week when a woman came to open a case against her fiancé for stealing her laptop.


The kids brave the streets of Alexandra on lockdown, entertaining people gathering on corners. They don't do it for money – they do it for love.

SA journalist seeks international protection from SAPS

Free State journalist Paul Nthoba, allegedly beaten up twice by police, has fled to Lesotho for United Nations protection.

Covid scare at Alex cop shop

Alexandra police officers are scared that their police station could be infected with the virus. Officers want the station evacuated, sanitized and its members tested.

Coronavirus cases jump

On Sunday South Africa recorded its highest-ever increase in Covid-19 cases: 1,160 new cases in a single day.

Bittersweet victory for Khosa family

Despite a court victory against the soldiers accused of killing him, the family of Collins Khosa say they are still hurt by his death last month.

Business as usual

As mass testing returned to Alexandra this week, a pair of goats by one of the testing stations was not observing social distancing.

Candy fashions masks for the masses

When the coronavirus reached South Africa, Candy Maake worried how she could help her community while continuing to make a living. Candy, a professional designer, hit on an idea. She would make affordable, reusable masks for the masses.

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