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UK’s Minister Boris Johnson faces fresh scandal over lockdown party breach

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was embroiled Tuesday in another scandal over his government’s alleged lockdown breaches as police said they were investigating a Downing Street gathering attended ...
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Covid-19: Mixed reaction to Premier Winde’s call to end national lockdown

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Voices from business and politics in the province have reacted to Tuesday’s call by Premier Alan Winde to scrap the national state of disaster, which is in place ...
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Lockdown: President Ramaphosa meets with NCCC, relaxed restrictions expected

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President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to relax restrictions after the National Coronavirus Command Council meets with political parties and religious bodies. The agenda includes infection rates, vaccination figures, ...
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Is President Cyril Ramaphosa going to ease South Africa’s lockdown restrictions?

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South Africa’s lockdown restrictions are expected to be reduced to Alert Level 2. News of the anticipated relaxation in lockdown regulations follows an announcement that President Cyril Ramaphosa ...
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Lockdown: Researchers say booze ban reduced trauma cases by 18.7% at Cape hospital

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Researchers from UCT and Stellenbosch University (SU) have revealed that the booze ban during lockdown has reduced trauma cases by 18.7%. According to their findings, fewer trauma cases ...
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Lockdown: Lift on alcohol sales ban may have contributed to high crime statistics

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Factors such as the lift on the ban of alcohol sales may be a reason why the “crime holiday” is over and the crime statistics for the first ...
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COVID-19: Govt to relax lockdown restrictions for vaccinated people only

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The government is planning a relaxed lockdown of Covid-19 restrictions for vaccinated people, health minister Joe Phaahla said on Friday. Phaahla said the health department is not considering ...
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SA Lockdown: Restaurants plead for one-hour curfew extension as spring approaches

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As warmer days approach, restaurants are pleading with the government to extend the national curfew by one hour. The Restaurant Association of South Africa (Rasa) says one hour ...
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“We suffered a lot” – Gcina opens up about her lockdown struggles

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Gcina Nkosi has opened up about her financial woes during the lockdown. The star stated that she struggled during this period as she was unable to work. Gcina ...
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Actress Gcina Nkosi opens up on her lockdown financial woes

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Actress Gcina Nkosi has opened up about financial struggles during the beginning of the coronavirus lockdown when actors couldn’t work. Gcina was candid about the struggles she faced ...
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Lockdown: Cape Winelands families want their electricity bills to be scrapped

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Cape Winelands residents are struggling to repay big outstanding electricity bills. They say the bills accumulated during the hard lockdown when the municipality stopped issuing printed statements. Many ...
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Four Franschhoek SAPS officers due in court for breaking lockdown rules

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Four Franschhoek police officers are to appear in court for contravening the Disaster Management Act during last year’s hard COVID-19 lockdown. The SAPS members. together with a former ...
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New Zealand to go into national lockdown for three days

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New Zealand imposed a snap three-day lockdown Tuesday after identifying a single case of locally transmitted Covid-19 suspected to be the Delta variant, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said. ...
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BBNaija: Why Jaypaul was turned back, replaced with Trickytee minutes to lockdown season premier – Dorathy, Prince

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Big Brother Naija ex-housemates, Prince and Dorathy have revealed why ‘Shineyaeye’ housemate, Jaypaul was turned back 45 minutes from joining last year’s lockdown edition. Recall that Jay Paul ...
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Nalu Releases ‘lockdown blues’ Music Video

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Nalu just dropped the music video to her single titled ‘lockdown blues’. The song sees her let us into what was going thru her head during lockdown. The ...
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Somizi to appear in court over Mbalula lockdown ‘joke’

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Somizi is set to appear in court in October. This is as a result of the mishap which took place last year. In April last year, Somizi found ...
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Lockdown: Restaurant industry calls on govt to revisit restrictions on venue capacity

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The Federated Hospitality Association of Southern Africa (Fedhasa) wants the government to revisit restrictions placed on restaurants and hotels. It’s proposing that businesses be allowed to operate at ...
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South African Online Casino Users Increase during Lockdown

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The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a lot of changes across the world, some good and obviously some bad. Gone are the days when we used to go and ...
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More than 1 800 schools vandalised in lockdown

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School vandalism is a national crisis according to basic education spokesperson Elijah Mhlanga. The Basic Education Department says more than 1,800 schools have been targeted since the start ...
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Melbourne back in lockdown as Sydney sees record COVID-19 tally

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Rueful authorities in Melbourne announced a sixth lockdown for the city and Sydney reported a record number of new coronavirus cases Thursday as Australia faltered in efforts to ...
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Igbo Youths Beg IPOB to Suspend Planned Lockdown

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  The Indigenous People of Biafra has been urged to call off its planned lockdown of the south-east.   The call was made by a socio-political Igbo youth ...
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DJ Tira promises to help other musicians after lockdown is relaxed

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DJ Tira sends message to musicians in the country after being cancelled on social media for partying with a large crowd without face mask. The DJ who seem ...
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Young people were more partial to isolation prior to lockdown

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As International Friendship Day was marked last Friday, a time when people should be celebrating a sense of human unity to overcome some of the world’s most pressing ...
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Covid-19: Calls for stricter lockdown in Western Cape as cases spike

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As Covid-19 cases climb in the Western Cape, calls for the province to be put under a stricter lockdown and for provincial borders to be closed grow stronger. ...
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Andile Lungisa calls lockdown violation charges nonsense

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Former ANC Youth League deputy president Andile Lungisa has said his prosecution for violation of lockdown regulations was a total waste of time. Lungisa made the comments shortly ...
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SA lockdown: KZN Sadtu & DA say no to primary school pupils returning at the same time

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The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (Sadtu) and the Democratic Alliance (DA) in KwaZulu-Natal said on Wednesday their assessments suggested that it would be impossible to adhere to ...
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SA lockdown: Restaurant Association calls for lifting of curfew to operate effectively

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The Restaurant Association of South Africa on Monday said restaurants could not trade effectively without the curfew being lifted. On Sunday night, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the ...
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New lockdown level 3 regulations — what you can and can’t do

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The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Corporate Affairs, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, has published updated regulations for South Africa’s adjusted alert level 3 lockdown. President Cyril Ramaphosa announced during his ...
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SA Lockdown: Ramaphosa announces move to Level 3, eases ban on booze and gatherings

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced the movement from an adjusted alert level 4 to adjusted alert level 3 of the national lockdown. Over the peak of third waveBased ...
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Watch Live: President Ramaphosa addresses the nation on lockdown regulations

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President Cyril Ramaphosa is addressing the nation on lockdown regulations as the National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) reported 12,056 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. ...
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