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Two small, but vocal, crowds gave hospital staff a surprise welcome in Somerset West this week as they arrived to begin their long shifts on the Covid-19 front line.
Bulelani Qolani and others were evicted from their shacks in an informal settlement in Khayelitsha on Wednesday morning. A video of Qolani being thrown out of his shelter, naked, by the city's law enforcement has gone viral.
With Covid-19 set to place increasing pressure on Gauteng's health systems as positive cases spike at a faster rate, the province's health MEC has cautioned that trauma units won't solely deal with coronavirus patients as a given.
The staff at Table View beachfront's popular bar, Pakalolo, got a surprise when a disoriented seal waddled over six lanes of traffic and banged its flippers on their door.
Western Cape Premier Alan Winde, joined by Health MEC Nomafrench Mbombo, on Wednesday toured the new Brackengate field hospital site in Cape Town. It is one of three field hospitals built in the metro ahead of the province's projected peak.
Sirens wailed after a massive explosion at the Astron Energy refinery in Cape Town shortly after 04:00 on Thursday. Damage could be seen on one of the units closest to the Plattekloof side of the sprawling Milnerton plant, north of the city centre.
Residents in the economic powerhouse of Gauteng can expect Covid-19 cases to reach 120 000 by the end of July, the province's Health MEC revealed to News24.
A lack of personal protective equipment (PPE), sanitiser and physical distancing have been identified as some of the reasons for a rise in staff infections at Frontier Hospital in Queenstown, staff say.
The City of Cape Town said it is urgently investigating the circumstances of a video depicting law enforcement officers cornering a naked man outside his shack. The shack was then torn down with the man inside.
Seven armed men stormed and robbed a shop in Northdale, Pietermaritzburg on Sunday making off with phones and some R50 000 in cash.
Pringle Bay residents are furious after a video clip emerged of a car speeding along scenic Clarence Drive, between Strand and Pringle Bay, in the Western Cape.
Communities in the water-scarce Makana Local Municipality say that they are at their wits end in trying to find creative solutions to adhere to government's advice of hygiene and social distancing without water and poor sanitation.
Athlone police responded to a suspected gang shooting in Kewtown on Sunday evening at around 20:00. Officers came under attack while searching a suspect. A shootout ensued but no injuries were reported.
Domestic worker, Lauren Juries, started cooking for families in her community when she noticed people were going hungry during the lockdown.
Proteas all-rounder Andile Phehlukwayo admits while although he hasn't made it work on the Test side, he still harbours hopes of playing red-ball cricket.
WATCH | 'I don't sleep. I'm always getting Covid-19 calls' - PE undertaker called on to store bodies
One of Port Elizabeth's biggest funeral parlour services says the phone is constantly ringing as hospitals and families look for safe spaces to store the bodies of Covid-19 patients.
The crisis at Nelson Mandela Bay hospitals has reached new lows as doctors are having to clean wards and wash bed linen, while dirt stands in hallways amid crippling staff shortages.