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    Independent Online

    Dlamini Zuma spells out Level 3 regulations

    Cogta Minister Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has announced regulations for level 3 of the national lockdown which will see limited inter-provincial travel and permission for religious gatherings. Dlamini Zuma was speaking on behalf of the government's National Coronavirus Command Council which drew up regulations for level 3. She stressed that the regulations and the government's decision were backed by scientific evidence and consultations with concerned stakeholders.

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    SowetanLIVE

    'A director gone rogue': how Dudu Myeni 'wilfully' cost SAA billions

    Tolmay said this version was in stark contrast with her evidence that she approved the deal on July 10 2015. She never produced any evidence that the deal was unlawful. She did, however, complain that Mr Bezuidenhout was rushing the deal as he wanted to 'shine at the Paris air show'.

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    Independent Online

    Fire Dlamini Zuma if she lied about support for tobacco ban, says DA's Steenhuisen

    Cape Town - President Cyril Ramaphosa must fire Cooperative Governance Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma from Cabinet if she lied to the country about the level of public support for a continued ban on the sale of cigarettes, Democratic Alliance leader John Steenhuisen said on Friday. Steenhuisen said it seemed from the court papers she filed opposing an application seeking the lifting of the ban, that the minister had lied when she said government had received "more than 2 000" petitions calling ...

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    AllAfrica.com

    Teachers Won't Go Back to Classrooms Unless...

    The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) says its members will not go back to the classroom to teach unless government accede to their proposals of ensuring maximum safety of staff and learners in line with COVID-19 protocols. The proposals include: the government ensuring a mandatory testing of all teachers and learners to ascertain their status, provision of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Veronica handwashing buckets, alcohol-based hand sanitisers and regular flow of water for a...

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    One dead as angry US protests for second night over police killing of black man

    In the video, policemen hold him to the ground while one presses his knee to Floyd's neck. "Your knee in my neck. I can't breathe....

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    Independent Online

    Cape Town's Covid-19 spike occurred in malls in last weeks of hard lockdown: Prof Karim

    Cape Town - The surge in Covid-19 infections in the Western Cape can be traced to transmission in malls and supermarkets in the last weeks of South Africa's hard lockdown and was likely caused by so-called "super-spreading events", Health Minister Zweli Mkhize's special advisor on the coronavirus pandemic said. Professor Salim Abdool Karim said on Friday that the number of cases in the Western Cape were now doubling every nine days, compared to Gauteng's doubling rate of around 24 days and the E...

  • Health
    AllAfrica.com

    Zimbabwe: Hundreds of Returnees Flee COVID-19 Quarantine in Malawi and Zimbabwe

    Police are looking for hundreds of people who fled quarantine centres in Malawi and Zimbabwe on Thursday as officials in both countries fear that the escapees will spread Covid-19. The more than 400 people who fled a quarantine centre at a stadium in Blantyre were recently repatriated from South Africa and Botswana. Health workers and police watched them leave, telling reporters they did not have the proper protective materials to nab those escaping.