The department of water and sanitation believes that the nationwide increase will have a positive impact on the government’s efforts to stem the tide against the spread of coronavirus.
The world-class stadium has been urgently transformed into a facility to meticulously process thousands of foreign tourists.
Eskom is blaming a significant rise in power outages in the township on illegal connections, bypassed meters and vandalism.
The crowd that appeared at the venue hoping to get permits was too large and the city felt this compromised safety and social distancing. 
This came after Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma announced that informal food traders could again earn a living during the 21-day lockdown.
The fund will provide once-off capped grant assistance to SMMEs to ensure sustainability during and after the lockdown.

General ‘We won’t be stopped by anyone,’ says Bushiri as he explains what the money is for 

The self-proclaimed prophet says the bank account he has been giving people belongs to the church, not him.

General Ramaphosa, Nelson Mandela Foundation pay tribute to Genl Viljoen

Ramaphosa said he would be remembered for influencing conservative movements into abandoning plans for military resistance to the democratic transition.

General Cape Town man died of a heart attack, not police brutality – Cele

News24 previously reported on allegations that the man had been tasered and beaten to death by police.

General Limpopo cops find body of man ‘killed by crocodile’

Nephawe Rabelani from Tswinga village outside Thohoyandou, was fishing with a group of people when he was allegedly seen being grabbed and dragged into the water by the crocodile.

General Hundreds of refugees finally evicted from CT church

Dozens of policemen broke down the wooden church doors with a hammer and stormed the building.

General Cops joke about shooting at, and missing, News24 reporter during lockdown

In Azarrah Karrim’s video, multiple shots can be heard being fired at her, despite her shouting ‘I’m media!’ to police.

General We need our salaries, not food parcels, waste workers plead

Ekurhuleni city ‘condemns in the strongest possible terms the withholding of salaries by any service provider contracted to the city in exchange for food parcels, if the allegation are true’.

Covid-19 Military Ombud ready to take up public complaints against soldiers

The office of the Military Ombud has urged citizen to approach the office should they feel aggrieved by the conduct of the soldiers involved in the policing of the current lockdown and general conduct of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) members beyond the period.

Covid-19 DWS sends water trucks to Free State so people can wash hands

The department has established an operation centre where daily meetings take place with municipalities and water boards using internet-based conferencing facilities.

General Credo Mutwa to receive special provincial funeral

Mutwa died in the early hours of 25 March morning at Kuruman hospital a day after being admitted.

Pensioners queue for hours to receive grants in the middle of a pandemic

General Pensioners queue for hours to receive grants in the middle of a pandemic

Millions of social grant beneficiaries have been forced to brave long queues in the midst of a national lockdown. We spoke to some of the recipients at one of Alexandra’s distribution centres.

General Committee will not tolerate violation of farmworkers’ rights during lockdown

The committee says it was informed that some conditions of employment of farmworkers were being infringed upon by employers.

Covid-19 Numsa accuses bus services company of attempted murder ‘by defying lockdown’

The union says the company has threatened it with legal action for advising its members to defy its instructions.

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