Coronavirus: The human cost of virus misinformation

A BBC team tracking coronavirus misinformation has found links to assaults, arsons and deaths.

The Spanish flu was worse than you thought

Every year in the US, flu season hits. According to the Centers for Disease Control and…

Ban on tobacco sales: Inside the govt’s court papers

Government said among its reasons for banning the sale of cigarettes during the lockdown was the…

Bafana star players test negative for COVID-19

Three Bafana Bafana players have been given the all-clear to go home after all their test…

Level 3 lockdown: Here’s what’s allowed from June 1 and what isn’t

President Cyril Ramaphosa's announcement of the move to level 3 lockdown on June 1 brings with…

Glenda Gray banned from speaking to media as SAMRC apologises

The SA Medical Research Council (SAMRC) board has reportedly apologised for comments made by its president…

This is where the 918 infections and 22 new deaths came from

Seventeen of South Africa’s 22 Covid-19-related deaths announced on Monday night by Health Minister Zweli Mkhize…

Covid-19: The seven hardest-hit districts in SA

As government consultations continue over the possibility of lowering lockdown levels at the end of May,…

COVID-19: Calls mount for probe of virus origins

At least a 122 countries are supporting calls for an independent investigation into the origins of…

Dlamini-Zuma working on level 3 lockdown rules for South Africa

Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is currently working on South Africa’s new…

SA health experts: COVID-19 response is hurting other health priorities

When a novel coronavirus now known as SARS-CoV-2 first entered the world stage on the heels…

Five Cape Town police stations closed over weekend due to Covid-19 cases

Five city police stations were closed over the weekend after their officers tested positive for Covid-19.

Covid-19 silences vibrant Vilakazi Street

Vilakazi Street in Soweto resembles some sort of a ghost town these days. The usually bustling…

Over 15 000 farmers approved for COVID-19 relief fund

More than 15 000 small-scale farmers have been approved for the COVID-19 Agricultural Disaster Fund, says…

Virus could infect more than 200 million in Africa: WHO modelling

The new coronavirus could kill 150,000 people in Africa in a year unless urgent action is…

FF Plus also heading to court to end lockdown

The Freedom Front (FF) Plus intends to take an urgent application to the Gauteng High Court…

How South Africa can keep beating coronavirus

Cyril Ramaphosa was having such a good pandemic. Only a month ago, South Africa’s president was…

Zimbabwe man charged for disclosing another person’s Covid-19 status on WhatsApp

A Zimbabwean man was taken to court for disclosing another person's Covid-19 positive status on social…