Road accidents ‘doubled’ after lockdown, when booze ban was lifted – JMPD
‘Every weekend, especially payday weekends, there is normally a spike in road fatalities but under the Covid-19 conditions and the ban on alcohol, we no longer see that spike,’ Zwane said.
The judiciary cannot be a one-stop solution against corruption, it will eventually crack, warns a political analyst.
Tour operators will be allowed to conduct guided tours, while self-drive guests are still restricted to a 70% vehicle capacity as per the department of transport’s regulations.
The upmarket Umdloti Beach, north of Durban, was packed with beachgoers over the weekend.
Norma was arrested on Friday based on allegations of assault and damage to property, she is expected to appear in court on Monday.
The people of Buchner Crescent have removed more than 11 tons of rubbish, including plastic, condoms and empty alcohol bottles. They have not only cut the grass with their own equipment and fuel for lawnmowers, but have also planted flowers costing thousands of rands.

Society South Africa is on the brink of a humanitarian crisis

Mchunu said the Covid-19 pandemic required the strengthening of the state’s capacity and an end to inefficient service delivery.

Society You can visit botanical gardens again… for exercise

No social gathering, picnics or public events will be allowed, and visitors have to wear masks.

Society WATCH: Invasive fish feeds the hungry in South Africa’s lockdown

It is just before sunrise and volunteers are hauling nets full of gleaming, wriggling carp out of Groenvlei Lake.

Society WATCH: Andrew Mlangeni’s body to lie in state at his home on Tuesday

A procession will leave the funeral parlour shortly after 2pm on Tuesday and is expected to arrive at the family home in Dube, Soweto at 3pm.

Society People moan about transformation when they don’t even know what it’s about – Rassie Erasmus

‘If you see transformation as a black or coloured guy taking a white player’s spot, then you’re looking at the transformation the wrong way,’ Erasmus said.

Society Time for transformation in sport is now, Beast says

‘It’s difficult to come to terms with the fact that you have to put in twice the work to get half the opportunities available,’ the former Springbok prop says.

Society We’ve reached a pivotal crossroads, Bok legend Beast says on BLM

‘We all need to look past our differences and the colour of our skin … embrace each other for our differences because there is strength in that.’

Society Mamelodi pensioner aims to preserve African traditions as he publishes book

In the book, he talks about African traditions and focuses on issues that affect ‘almost everyone’.

Society Attack on Zuurbekom IPHC church due to succession issues – CLR Rights Commission

The commission said succession issues have been plaguing other churches too, and it will be developing guidelines for succession with input from churches.

Society CGE welcomes suspension of magistrate ‘going easy on rapists’

‘In a country where GBV and other related atrocities are rife, survivors should not feel that the justice system has failed them,’ the commission said.

Food and Drink Drinkers more worried about job losses than finding booze, survey finds

They were ‘overwhelmingly focused’ on the fear that formal jobs in ‘legal, tax-paying businesses may be lost while the black market thrives’.

‘I don’t smoke nyaope anymore. I now smoke crack cocaine’

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‘I see no progress in my life and it’s stressing me. I want to go to rehab now,’ says Koketso Mokwena, a nyaope user who had vowed to use the lockdown to kick the habit.

Food and Drink Plant-based diets possibly the answer to preventing future pandemics

A report found that our dietary choices and the global food systems are one of the key drivers for diseases such as Covid-19.

The nyaope isn’t worth it, but they have little else

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Recovering nyaope addicts in Pretoria ride the Covid-19 emotional rollercoaster, and we discover how boredom, shame, and the supposed need for female attention means many might possibly return to their lives of drug use and, in some cases crime.

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