• The Citizen

    Bushiri says 'demonic' Covid-19 is only targeting 'certain people'

    Enlightened Christian Gathering church leader Shepherd Bushiri's video clips in which he addresses the coronavirus outbreak, which has now infected more than 700,000 people globally and killed more than 30,000 have caused a bit of a stir on social media. In one clip, Bushiri says this “demonic” virus is targeting only certain people and it will disappear once it has done its job. He says: “You see, this thing, the coronavirus, there are people who it is targeting. You must know it's a very demonic thing. When those people who are being targeted are over, it will disappear.” In another clip, Bushiri said God had instructed him to rebuke the “demon” that could only disappear if the church prayed.

  • Independent Online

    Law enforcement arrest four men dumping three bodies at Cape beach

    Cape Town - City of Cape Town's Law Enforcement Marine Unit officers were patrolling Lukannon Drive in the Bay View section of Strandfontein when they spotted a suspicious vehicle on the beach opposite Nautilus Way on Tuesday morning. At around 7am, they observed four males walking towards the ocean. They monitored the vehicle and then decided to approach the unknown males. "On checking the vehicle they found the bodies of two adult males covered with blankets. Further investigation revealed another body of a male in the bakkie," said Wayne Dyason, Law Enforcement Inspector. "The four males were immediately arrested. This stretch of coastline is well known for the dumping of bodies. The scene

  • Independent Online

    Masks won't protect you from being infected by coronavirus, says WHO

    Pretoria - The World Health Organisation (WHO) has advised against people who wear masks with no coronavirus symptoms saying masks do not offer protection against Covid-19. WHO warned that masks used improperly can be a source of infections. The agency said that people who are healthy should not wear masks, however recommended the use of masks in specific case. “If you have a cough, fever and difficulty breathing, you should wear a mask and seek medical care. If you don't have these symptoms, you don't have to wear a mask. Because there is no evidence that they protect people who are not sick. “However, if you are healthy but you are taking care of a person who may be infected with the new coronavirus,

  • SowetanLIVE

    Oprah and life partner enjoy "South African bread" during quarantine

    There can be no doubt that Oprah Winfrey has a long-standing love affair with South Africa! The self-made billionaire not only has a school on our shores, but she has also seemingly taken to our way of eating, if her latest post with her life partner Stedman Graham is anything to go by. Graham, who is currently self-isolating as a precaution following extensive travel on airplanes, has been living in the couple's guesthouse for the past 12 days. Oprah, who has been with the businessman for over three decades, has been dutifully delivering food at his door for the duration of his quarantine. In a post shared by the mogul's Oprah Magazine social media account, Oprah is seen taking some banana bread

  • The Citizen

    Rupert's R1bn for Covid-19 turns out to be a loan, and the EFF are 'disgusted'

    After it was reported on Tuesday that the financial commitment offered by the Rupert family that President Cyril Ramaphosa announced during his 21-lockdown speech last week was, in fact, a loan, the EFF has responded with indignation. They accused “capitalists and captains of industry” of trying to profit from the Covid-19 pandemic, calling it “disgusting”. They incorrectly said that the money pledged by the Rupert and Oppenheimer family had been announced as “donations”, and accused “capital” of using the crisis to “entrap” small and medium enterprises in debt. The party accused billionaire Johann Rupert of trying to be a “loan shark” who would plunge SMEs into debt, and they called on small

  • TimesLIVE

    WATCH | This video from staff at a Joburg hospital is for you, the chance-takers

    As South Africa enters day four of the 21-day national lockdown, some citizens continue to break the law by going for bicycle rides, walking their dogs and jogging. While many community members have tried to "police" their areas by outing people on social media, emergency care workers at Netcare Sunninghill Hospital in Johannesburg have posted a video appealing for South Africans to stay at home. In the video, doctors and nurses say they are risking their lives for you to stay home, not catch up on your fitness level.

  • SowetanLIVE

    Mooted moves by end of June

    The Premier Soccer League (PSL) season might not have ended by June 30 as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to spread, but a few top players' contracts will be up by then. Neville Khoza takes a look at top players whose contracts come to an end on June 30 Leonardo Castro: Kaizer Chiefs Age: 30 Games/goals this season: 19/8 It is understood that the Colombian striker has turned down the latest contract offer from Chiefs, putting his future with the club in doubt. Castro can sign a precontract with any team of his choice now if there are offers for his service. After he was transfer-listed at the beginning of the season, Castro managed to put that behind him and is having a good season, having scored