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ZCC decides to stay closed

South Africa’s largest church will remain closed when lockdown rules drop to level 3.

Lockdown pay-outs from UIF

All workers who’ve lost income, even if they're not registered with UIF, can now apply for special Covid-19 pay-outs during lockdown.

Trump vs Twitter

Twitter’s most famous user says he’s going to close it down.

Some virus hotspots may stay at level 4

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said on Tuesday that some high-risk areas hit very badly by the virus may stay on a stricter lockdown from June 1st.

New SAPS complaint service

The SAPS has launched a new service to report torture or abuse by police during the coronavirus crisis.

Religious gatherings allowed

President Ramaphosa has announced that places of religious worship can open from June 1st.

Bare-faced presidents

Not all presidents are wearing masks.


SA Twitter is in a panic that Generations and The Queen actor Menzi Ngubane is at death’s door in hospital and needs the public’s prayers. He isn’t.

Virus hotspots

On Sunday night President Ramaphosa said several areas are coronavirus “hotspots”.

Level 3 – do’s and don’ts

All of SA is moving to Level 3 from 1 June. Here’s what level 3 means for you.

Level 3 celebrations

The lighter lockdown meant that for some it was time to celebrate the end of a very long two months…..

Ramaphosa’s warning

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