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COVID-19 a ‘setback’ for Africa – Naledi Pandor

Naledi Pandor addressing

Naledi Pandor, the International Relations Minister to the President, says that the current COVID-19 pandemic has revealed the fragile health infrastructure in Africa. According to the minister, even as the continent has grown in economies and democracy over the past few decades. There is still more work that is needed in its public health system. […]

Updated: May 26, 2020 — 5:59 pm

Watch Live: President Ramaphosa leads call for National Day of Prayer

Cyril Ramaphosa leads prayers

The president of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, will be leading the call for a National Day of Prayer. The prayer will be made through a broadcast on Television on Tuesday 26 May 2020. The presidential address is expected to go live at 19h30. The presidency made it known that updates on provisions for the religious […]

Updated: May 26, 2020 — 5:34 pm

Educators Union to take government to court over schools reopening

Angie Motsega

JOHANNESBURG – Union to take the government to court over the reopening of schools. The Educators Union of South Africa is taking the government to court over the reopening of Schools. The Educators Union of South Africa (EUSA) is taking the government to court. The Union is trying to stop the government plans to reopen […]

Updated: May 26, 2020 — 10:27 am

Lockdown Update: “Western Cape ready for Level 3” – Winde

Alan Winde the Premier of Western Cape

CAPE TOWN – Alan Winde, the Premier of Western Cape, has announced that the province is ready to advance to Level 3 of lockdown. This was made after the South African president, Cyril Ramaphosa, announced the country will move to Level 3 on the 1st of June. “You rely on those medical specialists who say […]

Updated: May 26, 2020 — 9:46 am

At least one dead, three injured in KZN wall collapse

Wall collapse in Durban

DURBAN – A worker has been reported dead while three others are undergoing treatment in the hospital. The workers were involved in an accident after a wall collapsed while they built a garage at a house located in Inanda. According to the house owner where the wall collapsed, Moeketsi Lesome, the builders were busy constructing […]

Updated: May 25, 2020 — 9:08 pm

Schools to reopen on the 1st of June – Angie Motshekga

basic education minister

Angie Motshekga, Basic Education Minister, addressed South Africans lately and shared the plan and date to open schools. In the fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic, the country is planning to reopen schools on 1st June. Although the peak infections expected later this year. Basic minister Angie Motshekga has announced that schools will still reopen […]

Updated: May 19, 2020 — 8:31 pm

Masks do not protect you from Coronavirus infection, says WHO (Updated)

Cloth mask advice

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has advised that masks do not offer protection against COVID-19. The organization advised against people who do not have the coronavirus symptoms wearing the masks. They say that masks do not offer protection against Covid-19. WHO further warned that improper use of masks can be a source of infections. The […]

Updated: May 13, 2020 — 7:14 pm

South African plan to re-open schools imminent, COVID-19 cases hit 11 350

SA School resumption

The plan to resume academic activities is at hand, South Africa records 11 350 COVID-19 cases. On Tuesday, South Africa confirmed over 11 000 cases of the novel coronavirus pandemic. The Nation News tries to explore the update on the corona pandemic. Although the record of confirmed cases continues to rise. The Department of Basic […]

Updated: May 13, 2020 — 9:04 am