Lockdown in pictures: a Cape Town photographer’s powerful record

Cape Town photographer Jeffrey Abrahams has been recording life in Cape Town under COVID-19 lockdown since 1 April. His pictures tell a vivid story of how the city’s people adapted — or... Read more »

Transgender rights activists champion telemedicine

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Miss SA Top 35 revealed

Miss South Africa’s top 35 hopefuls have been announced. The contestants come from around the country with Gauteng leading the pack with 12 contenders. Kwa-Zulu Natal with six; the Western Cape with five;... Read more »

Cape Town disaster management monitoring impact of cold weather conditions

Disaster management authorities in the Western Cape are monitoring the impact of adverse weather conditions, following a cold front which brought heavy rain and a drop in temperatures in a number of... Read more »

Tha Simelane apologises to Babes Wodumo

KwaMamkhize reality show personality Tha Simelane gives Babes Wodumo a one-liner apology. According to Simelane his Diamond Diva’s Instagram Live TV show was meant to be “fun and vibrant”.  His apology follows social media... Read more »

Religious leaders must ensure lockdown regulations are adhered to: SACC

Churches will be allowed to hold their first services on Sunday, June 7th, since the start of the lockdown. Below are the regulations for lockdown Level 3 Religious gatherings of up to... Read more »

Ramaphosa concerned by surge in alcohol-related hospital cases

President Cyril Ramaphosa says he’s concerned about the surge in alcohol-related hospital admissions, since the resumption of liquor sales. Ramaphosa says he will soon notify the country on the direction of the... Read more »

Missing girl’s mother arrested for her murder

The mother of six-year-old Alexia Nyamadzawo has been arrested for the murder. On Wednesday, Fungai Nyamadzawo appeared at the Umhlali Magistrates Court for kidnapping, murder and defeating the ends of justice charges.... Read more »

Artists can produce content for streaming: Mthethwa

Sport, Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa says performing artists are allowed to produce their content in production playhouses for streaming, but only under strict lockdown regulations and a compliance officer must... Read more »

‘Reopening of churches could cause a spike in COVID-19 infections’

There are continued mixed reactions towards government’s decision to reopen places of worship starting next week, under strict level three lockdown regulations. In the video bellow, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that churches... Read more »

Rasa appeals to government to open restaurants

The Restaurant Association of South Africa (Rasa) has again appealed for the government to allow for the sector to operate, saying millions of employees’ incomes are being negatively affected. Rasa says it... Read more »

#NotInMyName vows to picket over reopening of schools

Civil rights group #NotInMyName has expressed its intention to hold a picket against the reopening of schools for Grade 7 and 12 learners next week. President Cyril Ramaphosa has reassured parents that... Read more »

Ntencane is ‘juggling hearts’

Maskandi muso ‘in love triangle’  Maskandi music sensation Ntencane is embroiled in a nasty love quadrangle involving three women. The KwaZulu-Natal-based muso, whose real name is Senzo Zondo, is allegedly juggling his... Read more »

Embracing new normal not that bald

Selfies have become a thing of the past as South Africans find innovative and trendsetting ways to maintain their hair during the lockdown. Retailers like Game, Dis-Chem and Clicks have sold out... Read more »

Influential Africans Part 2 | The story of Queen Nzinga of Angola

Image: SABC News Ngola Njinga Mbande, ruled over the 17th century Ngolo and Matamba kingdoms of modern-day Angola. In this episode of Influential Africans, we bring you the story of a woman... Read more »

Founder of Limpopo traditional fist fight tournament dies

The president of the  traditional bare-knuckle fist fight, known as Musangwe in Limpopo, Tshilidzi “poison” Ndevane has died in hospital  after a long illness. The former school teacher and African National Congress... Read more »

Sukazi on the brink of acquiring Bloem Celtic

If successful, TS Galaxy will get new owners Football boss Tim Sukazi could be on the verge of buying Bloemfontein Celtic for at least R60-million and is also selling his first division... Read more »

Thomas Gumede and Zola Nombona about to pop

The mystery surrounding Zola Nombona’s baby daddy has finally been revealed. She and actor Thomas Gumede are expecting their bundle of joy soon. And Gumede is ecstatic as he tweeted a dedication... Read more »

Cigarettes never heard of, selling at exorbitant prices as smokers puff on

The cigarette ban by the government at the start of lockdown 53 days ago has done nothing to stop people from smoking and buying cigarettes illegally. But many are being duped, buying... Read more »

FEATURE: Letshego Zulu on fitness under lockdown

Creatives Under COVID-19 Lockdown is a SABC feature which focuses on the impact of coronavirus on the lives of creatives. This week, fitness guru Letshego Zulu gives tips on how to remain... Read more »

Smokers share their struggles and victories amid tobacco sale ban

Has the ban on alcohol and cigarette sales forced you to quit the habit? While some say the ban which came into effect with the nationwide lockdown in March has forced them... Read more »

Fitness influencers encourage home workouts to stay fit

Fitness influencers say there are many exercises that one can practice both indoors and outdoors to maintain fitness levels under lockdown. As gyms remain closed, many South Africans have taken to social... Read more »

Mkhize thanks big businesses, national lottery for its donations

Health Minister, Zweli Mkhize has thanked big business and the national lottery for its donation of 100 000 reusable cloth masks for frontline health workers. The minister also made use of the opportunity... Read more »