WATCH | Alexandra residents get screened and tested for COVID-19

WATCH | Alexandra residents get screened and tested for COVID-19

The Gauteng department of health embarked on mass screenings and tests for the resident of Stjwetla in Alexandra township on Tuesday, after nine people were placed under quarantine.
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WATCH | Cape Town elderly desperately wait hours for grant money

WATCH | Cape Town elderly desperately wait hours for grant money

On Monday morning a group of pensioners grew increasingly frustrated as they waited hours for their Sassa grants in Mitchell's Plain. A line stretching more than a hundred meters snaked around the Shoprite store in the Town Centre.
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WATCH | 30 March: Coronavirus claims third victim in SA

WATCH | 30 March: Coronavirus claims third victim in SA

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that three people have died so far from the coronavirus. The president was addressing the nation on Monday night. He, however, did not provide details on the deaths.
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WATCH | Stand back! How this Cape court is coping with coronavirus rules

WATCH | Stand back! How this Cape court is coping with coronavirus rules

There was a mini scrum outside the Cape Town Magistrate's Court on Monday for a document to apply for permission to enter, in line with the justice department's coronavirus rules.
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WATCH | Mixed reactions from social grant beneficiaries in Alex on first payouts during lockdown

WATCH | Mixed reactions from social grant beneficiaries in Alex on first payouts during lockdown

Elderly grant recipients living in Alexandra, north of Johannesburg, were up as early as 05:00 on Monday morning to get their monthly social grant payouts.
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WATCH | Sandton SPCA calls for donations to continue their work during Covid-19 lockdown

WATCH | Sandton SPCA calls for donations to continue their work during Covid-19 lockdown

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) in Sandton, Johannesburg, has had to cancel at least three fundraising events following the announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa that the nation would be under lockdown for 21 days.
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WATCH | MEC Maile calls on people to be responsible and 'stay at home'

WATCH | MEC Maile calls on people to be responsible and 'stay at home'

Lebogang Maile, Gauteng's MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) is mostly satisfied with the rollout of social grant payouts in Tembisa, but still has concerns about the lack of physical distancing in the queues.
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Citroën C3 AirCross & Hyundai Venue - here's what's on offer

Citroën C3 AirCross & Hyundai Venue - here's what's on offer

Citroën and Hyundai launched compact SUVs in late-2019, called the C3 AirCross and Venue, respectively. We take both vehicles on a drive.
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WATCH | 29 March: Another death for SA as coronavirus infections rise to 1 280

WATCH | 29 March: Another death for SA as coronavirus infections rise to 1 280

The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the country is 1 280. This is an increase of 93 from the figure reported on Saturday.
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WATCH | 148 arrested in Gauteng for gatherings, liquor trading and refusing to stay home

WATCH | 148 arrested in Gauteng for gatherings, liquor trading and refusing to stay home

Provincial police commissioner Lieutenant General Elias Mawela told the media on Sunday that, the Gauteng police have arrested 148 people and issued warnings to 25 others for failing to adhere to lockdown regulations in place since the start of the 2
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WATCH | 28 March: Coronavirus infections rise to 1 187

WATCH | 28 March: Coronavirus infections rise to 1 187

A 70-year-old medical doctor in the Free State is fighting for his life in ICU suffering with the coronavirus, the Department of Health has said. The department has announced the number of cases is now at 1 187.
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WATCH | Cape Town residents applaud frontline workers from their balconies

WATCH | Cape Town residents applaud frontline workers from their balconies

On the second night of the country's nationwide lockdown, residents in the Cape Town City Bowl applauded frontline workers doing their part to battle the virus.
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WATCH | Lockdown or weekend? Cape Town communities defy the president's call for home confinement

WATCH | Lockdown or weekend? Cape Town communities defy the president's call for home confinement

Residents in Langa and Nyanga in Cape Town were seen milling about, much like any other day. This despite the fact that Friday marked the start of the 21 day nationwide lockdown.
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WATCH | Empty streets in Cape Town CBD as 21 day lockdown begins

WATCH | Empty streets in Cape Town CBD as 21 day lockdown begins

On any given Friday morning the streets in and around Cape Town's central business district would be jam-packed, with thousands of people and cars going about their daily activities.
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WATCH | Post payday rush: CT residents scramble for essentials in Athlone

WATCH | Post payday rush: CT residents scramble for essentials in Athlone

Athlone residents queued outside shops in Gatesville for some much needed lockdown goods.
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WATCH | Army takes firm stance against Johannesburg's homeless as lockdown gets underway

WATCH | Army takes firm stance against Johannesburg's homeless as lockdown gets underway

The South African National Defence Force along with metropolice refused to allow Johannesburg's homeless to loiter in the CBD's street on Friday morning. This comes hours after the country went into a national lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19.
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WATCH | This is your most important mission, Ramaphosa tells army ahead of lockdown

WATCH | This is your most important mission, Ramaphosa tells army ahead of lockdown

President Ramaphosa addressed members of the SANDF at the Doornkop military base in Soweto on Thursday ahead of a nationwide lockdown.
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WATCH | Capetonians step up to help man's best friend during 21 day lockdown

WATCH | Capetonians step up to help man's best friend during 21 day lockdown

TEARS animal rescue in Sunnydale outside of Cape Town called on the public to help evacuate its animals ahead of the countrywide lockdown - and Capetonians did not disappoint.
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WATCH | 26 March: 927 confirmed cases of coronavirus in SA on eve of lockdown

WATCH | 26 March: 927 confirmed cases of coronavirus in SA on eve of lockdown

The total number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 has risen by 218 cases bringing the total to 927. Gauteng is still the province with the highest number of confirmed cases: 409. The number has more than double since the start of the week.
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WATCH | South Africans queue for booze as alcohol crackdown and lockdown looms

WATCH | South Africans queue for booze as alcohol crackdown and lockdown looms

South Africans headed to liquor stores on Thursday morning to stock up on booze and other non-essential items ahead of the nationwide lockdown. This after Minister of Police, Bheki Cele announced that no alcohol would be sold for the next 21 days.
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WATCH | Taxi drivers to feel the financial pinch during 21-day lockdown

WATCH | Taxi drivers to feel the financial pinch during 21-day lockdown

Drivers at the Retreat taxi rank in Cape Town sit around reading newspapers, while others stand huddled together, chatting to pass the time.
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WATCH | Marriage certificates will not be issued, borders close and Home Affairs on skeleton staff

WATCH | Marriage certificates will not be issued, borders close and Home Affairs on skeleton staff

If you are thinking of getting married during the 21-day lockdown, think again. During the lockdown, which is set to begin on Thursday, no marriage certificates - new or old - would be issued, according to Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi.
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WATCH | Here is how the national lockdown will affect public transport

WATCH | Here is how the national lockdown will affect public transport

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula announced on Wednesday how provision will be made for essential transport services to continue, including transport for essential staff and patients.
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WATCH | Prohibited: No alcohol will be sold during lockdown

WATCH | Prohibited: No alcohol will be sold during lockdown

Police Minister Bheki Cele has warned any person who contravenes the regulations of the nationwide lockdown from midnight on Thursday will be guilty of a criminal offence and will be liable to a fine or imprisonment for a period not exceeding six mon
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WATCH | You have not seen the deployment of the army yet - Mapisa-Nqakula

WATCH | You have not seen the deployment of the army yet - Mapisa-Nqakula

Minister of Defence Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said people are spreading spreading rumours and old videos of the army and emphasised that no soldiers have been deployed yet.
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WATCH | 25 March: Confirmed cases of coronavirus reach 709, numbers still on the rise

WATCH | 25 March: Confirmed cases of coronavirus reach 709, numbers still on the rise

As a nationwide lockdown looms in South Africa in a bid to stem the number of local transmissions of novel coronavirus (Covid-19), Health Minister Zweli Mkhize says the number of people who have tested positive has risen to 709.
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Pagani Huayra Roadster BC in Cape Town, South Africa

Pagani Huayra Roadster BC in Cape Town, South Africa

The Pagani Huayra Roadster BC is on a promotional tour through South Africa, and also made a turn at Cape Town's Waterfront.
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WATCH | Winemaker barrels final harvest ahead of 21-day coronavirus lockdown

WATCH | Winemaker barrels final harvest ahead of 21-day coronavirus lockdown

When President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a nationwide lockdown on Monday, thousands of individuals and businesses, like the Nitida wine estate in Durbanville, started making preparations.
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WATCH | 24 March: 554 confirmed cases of coronavirus recorded in South Africa as lockdown looms

WATCH | 24 March: 554 confirmed cases of coronavirus recorded in South Africa as lockdown looms

On Tuesday 24 March, the confirmed cases of Covid-19 in South Africa increased by 152. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 554. Gauteng now has 302 confirmed cases with the Western Cape on 113. All nine provinces have confirmed cases.
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WATCH | Cape Town eateries struggling amid coronavirus restrictions

WATCH | Cape Town eateries struggling amid coronavirus restrictions

Cape Town restaurants and pubs say they are struggling to keep their businesses afloat since the start of the coronavirus outbreak.
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WATCH | 'Some of us will starve' - Khayelitsha residents frustrated over looming lockdown

WATCH | 'Some of us will starve' - Khayelitsha residents frustrated over looming lockdown

Many residents of Khayelitsha in Cape Town are unhappy about the 21 day lockdown that President Cyril Ramaphosa imposed on Monday evening. The president has called on all South Africans to stay indoors starting at 23:59 on Thursday the 26 March.
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WATCH | Only two people at a time can identify bodies during coronavirus outbreak in SA

WATCH | Only two people at a time can identify bodies during coronavirus outbreak in SA

Basic funeral practices, like identifying a body, will now have restrictions, said Muzi Hlengwa, the president of the National Funeral Practitioners of SA, on Tuesday.
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WATCH | Strict measures for funerals as Covid-19 pandemic deepens - funeral association

WATCH | Strict measures for funerals as Covid-19 pandemic deepens - funeral association

South Africans will have to endure strict measures for funerals as Covid-19 rapidly spreads and a national lockdown looms this week, said Muzi Hlengwa, the president of the National Funeral Practitioners of SA, on Tuesday.
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WATCH | President Cyril Ramaphosa announces a 21 day nationwide lockdown

WATCH | President Cyril Ramaphosa announces a 21 day nationwide lockdown

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a three-week total shutdown, beginning midnight on Thursday, to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
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The pure isolation of a mountain hideaway

The pure isolation of a mountain hideaway

Escape humanity in the untouched nature that surrounds Wolwehoek's single glamping unit, near Montagu in South Africa.
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WATCH | 23 March: Number of SA confirmed cases surge to 402

WATCH | 23 March: Number of SA confirmed cases surge to 402

The Health Ministry on Monday confirmed the number of coronavirus cases in the country surged to 402, up 128 from the previous day. All nine SA provinces now have confirmed cases of Covid-19.
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WATCH | SA's Patient zero tests negative on two occasions, sent home

WATCH | SA's Patient zero tests negative on two occasions, sent home

South Africa's patient zero, a 38-year-old man from KwaZulu-Natal, who travelled to Italy with his wife, will be going home MEC for Health in KZN Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu told journalists at a briefing on Monday.
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WATCH | Coronavirus reaches 7 provinces, infects 274 South Africans

WATCH | Coronavirus reaches 7 provinces, infects 274 South Africans

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) noted that of the 274 cases, 76% have a history of travel from an area where Covid-19 is circulating.
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WATCH | 22 March: Number of coronavirus cases in SA reaches 274

WATCH | 22 March: Number of coronavirus cases in SA reaches 274

South Africa now has 274 confirmed cases of Covid-19, the health department said in a statement issued on Sunday night. Gauteng is now standing on 132 cases, followed by the Western Cape with 88.
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WATCH | Presidency says Ramaphosa is in good health after Rev Meshoe gets tested for coronavirus

WATCH | Presidency says Ramaphosa is in good health after Rev Meshoe gets tested for coronavirus

The Presidency said there no cause for concern about Ramaphosa's health. This after African Christian Democratic Party leader Rev Kenneth Meshoe has been tested for the novel coronavirus.
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WATCH | SA has 240 confirmed cases of coronavirus, Gauteng leads pack with 125

WATCH | SA has 240 confirmed cases of coronavirus, Gauteng leads pack with 125

As the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) in South Africa rises to 240, the Eastern Cape province has recorded its first case. The only provinces with no confirmed cases are the Northern Cape and North West.
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WATCH | 21 March: Eastern Cape confirms first case of Covid-19 as total number reaches 240

WATCH | 21 March: Eastern Cape confirms first case of Covid-19 as total number reaches 240

On Saturday 21 March the Health Ministry and the NICD confirmed 38 new cases of Covid-19 in South Africa. To date, South Africa has a total of 240 confirmed cases. The very first case was announced on 5 March in KwaZulu-Natal.
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WATCH | We're really not safe says Brandwag parent after mom tests positive and children quarantined

WATCH | We're really not safe says Brandwag parent after mom tests positive and children quarantined

The parents of children at a Bloemfontein school are fearful after hearing two siblings attending the school are in quarantine. The siblings from Brandwag Primary School, were quarantined after their mother, tested positive for the coronavirus.
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WATCH | Cape Town wholesaler provides elderly with free coronavirus care packages

WATCH | Cape Town wholesaler provides elderly with free coronavirus care packages

One local businessman has opted to help the elderly community of Cape Town with coronavirus care packages, because he says, they will suffer the most.
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WATCH | 20 March: Free State documents first cases of Covid-19 as national numbers reach 202

WATCH | 20 March: Free State documents first cases of Covid-19 as national numbers reach 202

Since the reality of the novel coronavirus dawned on South Africa, 202 people have been infected. On Friday Health Minister Zweli Mkhize confirmed the first cases of the virus in the Free State. Currently Gauteng has the highest number of cases.
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WATCH | 20 March: Coronavirus cases in SA reach 202, spread across 6 provinces

WATCH | 20 March: Coronavirus cases in SA reach 202, spread across 6 provinces

Government Friday confirmed an additional 52 new Covid-19 cases in South Africa. This brings the total to 202 people. The Free State now has 7 reported cases of coronavirus.
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WATCH | 19 March: How coronavirus in SA has spread since first case on 5 March

WATCH | 19 March: How coronavirus in SA has spread since first case on 5 March

As of 19 March, 34 new cases of Covid-19 was announced. This brings the total to 150 people. Of the 34 newly confirmed cases, the majority are imported and two are locally transmitted. Take a look at how the virus has spread.
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WATCH | Ramaphosa confirms number of coronavirus cases in SA hits 150

WATCH | Ramaphosa confirms number of coronavirus cases in SA hits 150

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday announced that the number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in South Africa had increased to a 150.
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