Police officers in court for allegedly stealing alcohol during Level 4 lockdown

Police say the suspects allegedly seized alcohol valued at R24,000 from a woman they accused of selling it, however, not all the liquor was handed in at the police station. Three police officers in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, are expected to appear in court for alleged theft and corruption. Police spokesperson Brigadier Jay Naicker said the suspects, […]

SA lockdown: Restaurant Association warns of job losses

Grabbing a bite to eat, dining at a restaurant or even a quick stop for an ice cream used to be easy as pie. But the coronavirus has changed that. Under Level 4 lockdown regulations, we are only allowed to order for delivery. But how has the restaurant industry been impacted? The Restaurant Association of […]

Actress Rami Chuene’s tips for those filming during level 4 lockdown

Now that the film and television industry are back in business amid the Covid-19 global pandemic, actress Rami Chuene took to Twitter to school her fellow friends in the industry. In a thread, she said actors should seek legal advice before signing any “indemnity form” before going back to work. She went on to outline […]

Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma announces curfew from 8pm – 5am under level 4 lockdown

There will be a curfew between 8 pm and 5am, with only people who have the necessary permits allowed to be out of their homes between those times, Cogta Minister Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma announced on Wednesday. Dlamini Zuma, along with other ministers who form part of the Covid-19 command council, briefed the public on […]

List of services to be introduced under Level 4 lockdown

The government has released a draft framework for the Risk-Adjusted Strategy to bring different sectors of the economy under Level 4 of the national lockdown back to work as announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa. In undertaking the Risk-Adjusted Strategy, the National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC) and the Ministerial Advisory Committee on Covid-19 intends to phase […]

Level 4 lockdown – Still no alcohol but you can now buy winter clothes,cigarettes

On Saturday the national command council announced the easing of restrictions on some industries to allow the slow restart of the economy, which has taken a hard knock from the nationwide lockdown that was implemented to address the spread of the coronavirus. Under lockdown level 5, the sale and distribution of alcohol and cigarette are […]

Cigarettes are back, but alcohol remains prohibited on Level 4 lockdown

President Cyril Ramaphosa says a lockdown is the most effective form of containing the Covid-19 coronavirus, but people ‘need to eat’ and the economy needs to get going again. Ramaphosa addressed the nation on Thursday and said the country would go into a risk-adjusted strategy to open up the economy following a five-week national lockdown, […]