WATCH | Lockdown: Welkom mayor apologises for 'boesman' remark

WATCH | Lockdown: Welkom mayor apologises for 'boesman' remark

The mayor of Welkom had to apologise for a racially offensive word used during an address to soldiers about to enforce lockdown rules in the Free State city.
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WATCH | FULL SPEECH: Cyril Ramaphosa visits the National Water Command Centre in Johannesburg

WATCH | FULL SPEECH: Cyril Ramaphosa visits the National Water Command Centre in Johannesburg

President Cyril Ramaphosa visited the National Water Command Centre at Rand Water in Johannesburg on Tuesday morning.
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WATCH | Some of Cape Town's homeless try and break out of lockdown tents

WATCH | Some of Cape Town's homeless try and break out of lockdown tents

A group of homeless people made a break for it on Tuesday after deciding not to live in a tent in Strandfontein erected for them to wait out the coronavirus lockdown, which bans sleeping on pavements.
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WATCH Ramaphosa defends 21-day lockdown decision, govt set for more talks

WATCH Ramaphosa defends 21-day lockdown decision, govt set for more talks

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the government will assess the effectiveness of the 21-day lockdown, which is due to end on 16 April, in the coming days.
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WATCH | Ramaphosa summonses Ndabeni-Abrahams to a meeting over lockdown lunch

WATCH | Ramaphosa summonses Ndabeni-Abrahams to a meeting over lockdown lunch

President Cyril Ramaphosa has summoned Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, to a meeting to discuss a purported social media post of her having lunch with former deputy higher education minister Mduduzi Manana.
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WATCH | Message of hope: Frontline worker tells SA 'everything's gonna be okay'

WATCH | Message of hope: Frontline worker tells SA 'everything's gonna be okay'

Cape Town PathCare lab messenger Margot Malander recorded a video for her Facebook friends encouraging them to stay positive amid the nationwide lockdown - as the country attempts to 'flatten the curve' of Covid-19 cases.
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Smith pleased with De Kock, yet to decide on Test captain

Smith pleased with De Kock, yet to decide on Test captain

Cricket South Africa Director of Cricket Graeme Smith revealed that the Proteas have yet to decide on who the replacement for Faf du Plessis as Test captain will be and highlighted Quinton de Kock's efforts over the summer.
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WATCH | PART 5: Here are some of the antics South Africans have been getting up to in lockdown

WATCH | PART 5: Here are some of the antics South Africans have been getting up to in lockdown

While News24 is able to see and cover what is happening to the outside world during the nationwide lockdown, we need your help to show us what is happening inside your living rooms, kitchens and gardens.
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BUSHIRI: CASH FOR CORONA

BUSHIRI: CASH FOR CORONA

Bushiri urgues his congregants to donate ooferings during the 21 day lockdown.
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PODCAST | Covid-19 Chronicles: Clock ticking for healthcare workers before Covid-19 tsunami hits SA

PODCAST | Covid-19 Chronicles: Clock ticking for healthcare workers before Covid-19 tsunami hits SA

South Africa is gearing up for the fight against Covid-19. Healthcare workers face a race against time as they prepare for the onslaught. The country has recorded less than 2 000 cases, but doctors believe the healthcare system will soon be swamped.
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WATCH | 6 April: Covid-19 cases at 1 686 in SA, 12 deaths recorded

WATCH | 6 April: Covid-19 cases at 1 686 in SA, 12 deaths recorded

One more person has died from the coronavirus, as the number of positive Covid-19 cases has gone up to 1 686, an increase of 31. The death toll is now at 12.
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WATCH | Drakenstein district rolls out mass coronavirus screenings

WATCH | Drakenstein district rolls out mass coronavirus screenings

On Monday morning several communities in the Western Cape received mass screening for Covid-19. This is the local governments attempte to get ahead of the outbreak.
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WATCH | Lockdown: Gauteng taxis to be disinfected every 3 days to curb the spread of Covid-19

WATCH | Lockdown: Gauteng taxis to be disinfected every 3 days to curb the spread of Covid-19

The City of Ekurhuleni has vowed to strictly ensure that all regulations relating to taxi operators are respected and implemented for the duration of the Covid-19 enforced lockdown period.
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WATCH | Six COVID-19 myths debunked

WATCH | Six COVID-19 myths debunked

With misinformation about the new coronavirus spreading like wildfire, we separate fact from fiction so you can stay informed.
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WATCH | Zwelinzima Vavi and 7-year-old grandson tests positive for Covid-19

WATCH | Zwelinzima Vavi and 7-year-old grandson tests positive for Covid-19

SA Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi who tested positive for Covid-19, on Sunday, updated the nation via Facebook as to how he was doing since his diagnosis.
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MUST SEE | Drone footage shows serene visuals of Cape Town's sleepy streets

MUST SEE | Drone footage shows serene visuals of Cape Town's sleepy streets

South Africa is in its second week of a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the deadly novel corornavirus. Documentary photographer Joshua Rubin captured serene visuals of the sleepy streets of Cape Town using a drone.
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WATCH | 'I'm a druggie' - man apologises for 'coronavirus se p**s' viral video

WATCH | 'I'm a druggie' - man apologises for 'coronavirus se p**s' viral video

The man who was arrested on Saturday for allegedly filming himself using tik in front of the Lyttelton police station has apologised in a series of videos.
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COVID-10: 6 APRIL 2020

COVID-10: 6 APRIL 2020

Daily updates on COVID-19 statistics in South Africa.
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WATCH | 5 April: SA now has 11 deaths as Covid-19 infections increase to 1 655

WATCH | 5 April: SA now has 11 deaths as Covid-19 infections increase to 1 655

The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases is 1 655 - an increase of 70 from the Saturday, Minister of Health Zweli Mkhize announced in a statement on Sunday night.
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WATCH | 'Crazy Kiwi' runs 100km in his Somerset West garden for kids with cancer

WATCH | 'Crazy Kiwi' runs 100km in his Somerset West garden for kids with cancer

A committed and self-confessed "crazy" runner has clocked up a gruelling 100km – in his garden – to honour and support a children's cancer charity.
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WATCH | Clapping and cheers echo through city as Capetonians thank SA's essential staff

WATCH | Clapping and cheers echo through city as Capetonians thank SA's essential staff

At 20:00 sharp, almost like clockwork, appreciative cheers and clapping can be heard across many a neighbourhood in the country, as South Africans give their thanks to those working on the frontlines during the lockdown.
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WATCH | 4 April: 9 confirmed deaths, 1 585 positive cases of coronavirus in South Africa

WATCH | 4 April: 9 confirmed deaths, 1 585 positive cases of coronavirus in South Africa

South Africa now has 1585 cases of coronavirus infections, and nine confirmed deaths, health minister Zweli Mkhize said in a statement on Saturday. 53 937 tests have been done.
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WATCH | Corona se p**s! Man arrested after bragging about 'doing tik' in front of police station

WATCH | Corona se p**s! Man arrested after bragging about 'doing tik' in front of police station

A young man has been filmed seemingly doing drugs in front of the Lyttelton police station in Pretoria, Gauteng.
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WATCH | Race against time to complete temporary shelter for 2 000 homeless people in Cape Town

WATCH | Race against time to complete temporary shelter for 2 000 homeless people in Cape Town

The urgent construction of a massive Covid-19 temporary shelter is under way to house more than 2 000 homeless people in Cape Town.
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WATCH | PART 4: Here are some of the antics South Africans have been getting up to in lockdown

WATCH | PART 4: Here are some of the antics South Africans have been getting up to in lockdown

While News24 is able to see and cover what is happening to the outside world during the nationwide lockdown, we need your help to show us what is happening inside your living rooms, kitchens and gardens.
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WATCH | Small businesses in Soweto feeling the pinch of coronavirus lockdown

WATCH | Small businesses in Soweto feeling the pinch of coronavirus lockdown

Orlando West in Soweto, was once a hive of activity filled with tourists and Sowetans is now a distant memory amid the 21-day lockdown. News24 visited the largest township to gauge how the lockdown amid Covid-19 is affecting small businesses.
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WATCH | Lockdown: Who shot Bonzo? SANDF denies shooting dog

WATCH | Lockdown: Who shot Bonzo? SANDF denies shooting dog

The SA National Defence Force (SANDF) has denied one of its soldiers shot a dog during a coronavirus lockdown patrol in Parkwood, Cape Town, on Monday. Bonzo the dog later died.
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WATCH | 3 April: Death toll rises to seven, number of positive cases at 1505

WATCH | 3 April: Death toll rises to seven, number of positive cases at 1505

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced the number of positive cases has risen to 1 505. The death toll remains at seven, but it is suspected that two more people have died from the virus in KwaZulu-Natal.
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WATCH | Lockdown: 2 doctors allegedly forcefully quarantined in Limpopo by health department

WATCH | Lockdown: 2 doctors allegedly forcefully quarantined in Limpopo by health department

Two doctors in Limpopo are living in fear after they were allegedly forced into quarantine at a medical facility by the Limpopo government on Thursday after testing positive for Covid-19 on Sunday.
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WATCH | German government begins repatriation of citizens from SA

WATCH | German government begins repatriation of citizens from SA

After several attempts to leave South Africa and return home to Berlin, German tourists Wolfgang Luckau and Inge Klaus, along with several other stranded German citizens were instructed to gather at the Cape Town Stadium in Green Point on Friday.
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WATCH | Devastation of Covid-19 is far worse than the cost of testing people - Zweli Mkhize

WATCH | Devastation of Covid-19 is far worse than the cost of testing people - Zweli Mkhize

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize and Western Cape MEC of Health Nomafrench Mbombo visited Khayelitsha hospital on Friday afternoon.
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PODCAST| THE STORY: Guns blazing - police shoot at News24 journalist during lockdown

PODCAST| THE STORY: Guns blazing - police shoot at News24 journalist during lockdown

News24 reporter Azarrah Karrim was caught in the crossfire when police fired rubber bullets to disperse pockets of people loitering in the streets of Yeoville, Johannesburg on day one of the nationwide lockdown.
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WATCH | Plans in motion to move thousands from Dunoon, but some residents say they won't go

WATCH | Plans in motion to move thousands from Dunoon, but some residents say they won't go

The Western Cape government plans on moving thousands of people, living in informal settlements, to temporary sites. The move is part of the City's plan to space people out and prevent a surge in Covid-19 infections.
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Channel24 Couch Concert

Channel24 Couch Concert

GoodLuck, Easy Freak, Daniel Baron and more perform for you from their homes.
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WATCH | 1 000 hand sanitisers sponsored to Khayelitsha, thanks to community WhatsApp group

WATCH | 1 000 hand sanitisers sponsored to Khayelitsha, thanks to community WhatsApp group

When businesswoman, Shafieka Salie-Effendi, noticed the plea for hand sanitisers on the Khayelitsha Community Action Network (CAN) WhatsApp group she didn't sit idly by.
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PODCAST | ASK A DOCTOR: Keeping the family healthy when you can't go to the doctor

PODCAST | ASK A DOCTOR: Keeping the family healthy when you can't go to the doctor

We asked Dr Carol Bosch, a Cape Town based GP, to provide tips and advice to keep your family healthy while locked in.
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PODCAST | ...ONE MORE THING: Inside the Gauteng health department's Covid-19 war room

PODCAST | ...ONE MORE THING: Inside the Gauteng health department's Covid-19 war room

Gauteng is now the epicentre of the Covid-19 outbreak in South Africa with more than 600 recorded cases.
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COVID-19 SA: 4 APRIL 2020

COVID-19 SA: 4 APRIL 2020

Daily updates of COVID-19 statistics in South Africa.
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WATCH | Life in lockdown: Poverty keeps residents in informal settlements from staying home

WATCH | Life in lockdown: Poverty keeps residents in informal settlements from staying home

t's day five of the lockdown in Mamelodi near Pretoria. The status quo remains unchanged.
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WATCH | PART THREE: Here are some of the antics South Africans have been getting up to in lockdown

WATCH | PART THREE: Here are some of the antics South Africans have been getting up to in lockdown

While News24 is able to see and cover what is happening to the outside world during the nationwide lockdown, we need your help to show us what is happening inside your living rooms, kitchens and gardens.
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WATCH | Number of confirmed cases increase to 1 462, while global infections reach 1 million

WATCH | Number of confirmed cases increase to 1 462, while global infections reach 1 million

South Africa recorded 82 new cases of coronavirus on 2 April, bringing the total to 1 462. Worldwide coronavirus cases hit 1 million, the AFP has reported. It also reported that the death toll stood at 51 364 as of Thursday evening.
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WATCH | 'For now, cigarettes are not sold' - Bheki Cele

WATCH | 'For now, cigarettes are not sold' - Bheki Cele

Police Minister Bheki Cele clarified that no cigarettes can be sold, and knocked down the Western Cape government saying on Thursday that vendors would be allowed to sell cigarettes.
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WATCH | Refugees moved from Methodist church, relocated to marquee

WATCH | Refugees moved from Methodist church, relocated to marquee

On Thursday a large group of refugees were evicted from the Methodist Church of Southern Africa in Cape Town.
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WATCH | How Covid-19 drive-thru testing station is helping to 'flatten the curve'

WATCH | How Covid-19 drive-thru testing station is helping to 'flatten the curve'

HealthInsite, a corporate wellness and occupational health service provider, in collaboration with Mullah Labs, have since 26 March been conducting drive-thru Covid-19 tests at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg.
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WATCH | No social distancing in long queue outside busy Khayelitsha shopping centre

WATCH | No social distancing in long queue outside busy Khayelitsha shopping centre

An essential worker, Blondee Ramba, took this video on her way to work on Thursday morning outside the Makhaza Shopping Centre in Khayelitsha.
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WATCH | Inside the WC's first 'field hospital'

WATCH | Inside the WC's first 'field hospital'

The first emergency "field hospital" in the Western Cape has been inspected by provincial Health Minister Nomafrench Mbombo - in preparation for any "surge" of cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus.
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Lamborghini Urus - Everything you'd expect, and more

Lamborghini Urus - Everything you'd expect, and more

Prepare to get infected with 478kW and 850Nm from a twin-turbo 4.0-litre V8 - good for a 0-to-100km/h sprint in just 3.6 seconds and a top speed of 305km/h.
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WATCH | Coronavirus: Only few signs of a lockdown in Hillbrow as residents loiter and move about

WATCH | Coronavirus: Only few signs of a lockdown in Hillbrow as residents loiter and move about

It was day six of South Africa's 21-day lockdown on Wednesday, but it seemed to be a normal mid-week afternoon in Hillbrow, Johannesburg.
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