It is now mandatory for local banks to make hand sanitisers available at all 30 000 ATMs in South Africa, but an industry body says this is going to be almost impossible to achieve.
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Government officials have called for stricter measures to curb soaring coronavirus infections at a meeting to discuss the state’s response to the pandemic, according to two people familiar with the matter.
Dear South Africa has asked minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to provide the evidence that supported her decision to extend the lockdown earlier this month or prepare for an urgent court date.
Cabinet has resolved to appeal the high court judgment that declared the Covid-19 regulations under levels 3 and 4 invalid and unconstitutional.
The high court in Pretoria has found that government’s Covid-19 lockdown regulations are unconstitutional and has ordered them fixed within 14 days.
Co-operative governance minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has published the final level-3 lockdown regulations, governing what South Africans may and may not do from 1 June. Read them here in full.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has won praise for his response to the coronavirus outbreak. Now, he’s risking a public backlash after members of his cabinet reversed some of his measures and made racially charged statements.
South Africa will gradually ease regulations in various sectors to restart activity after the national lockdown and will work on fast-tracking some structural reforms to help the economy recover.
Various measures are included in the regulations, including a requirement that bars and restaurants that sell alcohol close by no later than 6pm, in an effort to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa beat Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma in a gripping battle for control of the ruling party, putting him on track to become the nation’s next leader. Ramaphosa, 65, won 52% of vote to 48% for Dlamini-Zuma, 68, the tightest