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President Ramaphosa says it’s wrong to suggest ministers do what they want

President Cyril Ramaphosa has cautioned against attributing government decisions to individual cabinet members. This follows widespread criticism of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma's announcement reversing the president's 23 April decision to lift the ban on the sale of tabacco products at level 4 of the nationwide lockdown. Level 4 of the lockdown regulations came into effect on 1 May. In his weekly newsletter, From the Presidents Desk on […]

todayMay 4, 2020 5


Cool apps to keep you busy during the lockdown!

There's more to the lockdown than eating, sleeping and staring at the wall. Apart from social media, your cellphone is your best friend during the lockdown, so grab your phone and check out some of these cool apps. 1. TikTok If you haven't jumped on it, you are sleeping on the job! This video-sharing app caters for all sorts of family fun. Create your own parodies, dance videos, join global challenges […]

todayMarch 27, 2020 24


Ramaphosa announces national lockdown

In a first in Democratic South Africa, President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday announced that government would implement a national lockdown for 21 days from Midnight 23:59pm on Thursday.   The lockdown follows the announcement of more than 400 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the country. On March 15 Ramaphosa declared the coronavirus pandemic a national disaster  and announced a package of extraordinary measures to combat the public health emergency. Among […]

todayMarch 24, 2020 15