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BATSA withdraws legal action on cigarette sale ban

British American Tobacco South Africa has resolved to abandon its legal action against government over the extension of the ban on the sale of tobacco products into level 4. In a statement on Wednesday BATSA spokesperson Johnny Moloto revealed that it reconsidered its position after receiving a formal response to its letter sent on 30 April from the Covid-19 National Command Council (CNCC). "Having considered the response from the National […]

todayMay 6, 2020 12


Ramaphosa expected to announce relaxed lockdown restrictions

President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to address the nation on Thursday to expand on the phased lifting of restrictions, as citizen’s gear up for the last leg of the nationwide lockdown. South Africa has been under lockdown since March 26, in an effort to contain the rapid spread of Covid-19, the lockdown is expected to be lifted on April 30. To date South Africa has recorded 65 Covid-19 related deaths, […]

todayApril 23, 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 18


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 9