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

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

South Africa is officially under lockdown and the majority of us are faced with a three-week stretch of time spent at home - be it with family, friends or in solitude.
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WATCH | Man who allegedly forced workers to manufacture illegal masks granted R20 000 bail

WATCH | Man who allegedly forced workers to manufacture illegal masks granted R20 000 bail

A Chinese national who operates a factory manufacturing medical masks was granted R20 000 bail after allegedly forcing his employees to live at his Umhlanga factory while continuing to work.
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VIDEO GETS SOCCER PLAYER IN TROUBLE

VIDEO GETS SOCCER PLAYER IN TROUBLE

Bloemfontein Celtic player Tebogo Potsane is in trouble after his Video wearing SANDF full uniform went viral.
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Citroën C3 AirCross & Hyundai Venue - here's what's on offer

Citroën C3 AirCross & Hyundai Venue - here's what's on offer

Citroën and Hyundai launched compact SUVs in late-2019, called the C3 AirCross and Venue, respectively. We take both vehicles on a drive.
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COVID-19: 03/30/2020

COVID-19: 03/30/2020

Daily updates on the lastest Covid-19 statistics in South Africa.
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WATCH | 29 March: Another death for SA as coronavirus infections rise to 1 280

WATCH | 29 March: Another death for SA as coronavirus infections rise to 1 280

The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the country is 1 280. This is an increase of 93 from the figure reported on Saturday.
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WATCH | Breath-taking bird's eye view footage shows empty Sea Point and Cape Town CBD

WATCH | Breath-taking bird's eye view footage shows empty Sea Point and Cape Town CBD

Sea Point and the normally bustling Cape Town CBD were both hauntingly desolate on the first two days of the 21 day nationwide lockdown as these visuals captured from above show.
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WATCH | 148 arrested in Gauteng for gatherings, liquor trading and refusing to stay home

WATCH | 148 arrested in Gauteng for gatherings, liquor trading and refusing to stay home

Provincial police commissioner Lieutenant General Elias Mawela told the media on Sunday that, the Gauteng police have arrested 148 people and issued warnings to 25 others for failing to adhere to lockdown regulations in place since the start of the 2
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WATCH | 'Go home' - police and army personnel enforce lockdown regulations in Khayelitsha

WATCH | 'Go home' - police and army personnel enforce lockdown regulations in Khayelitsha

Police and members of the army on Saturday worked together to make sure that the regulations stipulated for the 21 day national lockdown were being adhered to.
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WATCH | Police use water cannons to disperse crowd in Cape Town

WATCH | Police use water cannons to disperse crowd in Cape Town

SAPS spokesperson Vishnu Naidoo told News24 that police were well within their rights to use water cannons to disperse a crowd of people outside a store in Delft, Cape Town on Friday 27 March.
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WATCH | KZN police rescue 14 workers who were allegedly locked up in mask factory

WATCH | KZN police rescue 14 workers who were allegedly locked up in mask factory

KwaZulu-Natal police have rescued 14 workers from a mask factory in Glen Anil, Durban, where they were allegedly locked up since last week Monday.
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WATCH | 'Go and fight the war against the enemy that we can't see' - Bheki Cele

WATCH | 'Go and fight the war against the enemy that we can't see' - Bheki Cele

The Minister of Police, Bheki Cele, on Saturday briefed police and army personnel at the 35 Squadron in Belhar, Cape Town, before they went out in groups to enforce the regulations stipulated for the 21 day national lockdown.
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MILITARY IN ALEXANDRA 2

MILITARY IN ALEXANDRA 2

Frog jumps and pushups as punishment for disobeying the #21DayLockDown laws.
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MILITARY IN ALEXANDRA 1

MILITARY IN ALEXANDRA 1

Frog jumps and pushups as punishment for disobeying the #21DayLockDown laws.
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WATCH | Here are some of the hilarious antics South Africans have been getting up to in lockdown

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

South Africa is officially under lockdown and the majority of us are faced with a three-week stretch of time spent at home. We asked our readers to send us their best, funniest and videos of what they are getting up to while they are in lockdown.
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WATCH | 28 March: Coronavirus infections rise to 1 187

WATCH | 28 March: Coronavirus infections rise to 1 187

A 70-year-old medical doctor in the Free State is fighting for his life in ICU suffering with the coronavirus, the Department of Health has said. The department has announced the number of cases is now at 1 187.
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PODCAST | THE STORY: Covid-19 claims its first victim in South Africa - here's what we know

PODCAST | THE STORY: Covid-19 claims its first victim in South Africa - here's what we know

South Africa now has its first death resulting from the novel coronavirus. On Friday, March 27th, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said in a statement that the fatality occurred in the Western Cape.
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WATCH | SAHRC to investigate woman's hand-washing tutorial to grown adults

WATCH | SAHRC to investigate woman's hand-washing tutorial to grown adults

The SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) is to probe a video doing the rounds on social media, in which a white woman gives several adult black South Africans a step-by-step tutorial on how to wash their hands.
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WATCH | We'll do everything we can to ensure that we don't lose the 2020 academic year - Nzimande

WATCH | We'll do everything we can to ensure that we don't lose the 2020 academic year - Nzimande

Minister of Higher Education Blade Nzimande told reporters on Saturday that they have done all they can to ensure that students are able to get their materials and get online.
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WATCH | 'By hook or crook', the Grade 12s will write exams - Motshekga

WATCH | 'By hook or crook', the Grade 12s will write exams - Motshekga

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga on Saturday said Grade 12s should be ready to write their exams as her department is doing all it can to ensure that 2020 doesn't go down the drain.
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WATCH | Co-parenting during Covid-19: The movement of children during lockdown is prohibited

WATCH | Co-parenting during Covid-19: The movement of children during lockdown is prohibited

The movement of children between co-parents during the lockdown period is prohibited Lindiwe Zulu, Minister of Social Development said during in inter-ministerial briefing on Saturday.
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WATCH | Motsepe family pledges R1 billion to the fight against coronavirus

WATCH | Motsepe family pledges R1 billion to the fight against coronavirus

The Motsepe family has pledged R1 billion towards the fight against coronavirus, in partnership with companies and organisations they are associated with, the family said on Saturday.
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WATCH | 'Stay safe for 21 days, we'll all be alright, we're going to heaven'

WATCH | 'Stay safe for 21 days, we'll all be alright, we're going to heaven'

Thabo May, a homeless man, told News24 on Saturday that he was waiting to be picked-up by the police to be taken to a place of safety for the 221 day national lockdown that began at midnight on Thursday 26 March.
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WATCH | Cape Town residents applaud frontline workers from their balconies

WATCH | Cape Town residents applaud frontline workers from their balconies

On the second night of the country's nationwide lockdown, residents in the Cape Town City Bowl applauded frontline workers doing their part to battle the virus.
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WATCH | Lockdown or weekend? Cape Town communities defy the president's call for home confinement

WATCH | Lockdown or weekend? Cape Town communities defy the president's call for home confinement

Residents in Langa and Nyanga in Cape Town were seen milling about, much like any other day. This despite the fact that Friday marked the start of the 21 day nationwide lockdown.
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WATCH | If coronavirus doesn't kill us, hunger will, say Khoisan protesting outside Union Buildings

WATCH | If coronavirus doesn't kill us, hunger will, say Khoisan protesting outside Union Buildings

The small group of Khoisan people, who have been protesting outside the Union Buildings in Tshwane, don't know how they will survive the lockdown. They spent the last 16 months living off donations by visitors.
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WATCH | Empty streets in Cape Town CBD as 21 day lockdown begins

WATCH | Empty streets in Cape Town CBD as 21 day lockdown begins

On any given Friday morning the streets in and around Cape Town's central business district would be jam-packed, with thousands of people and cars going about their daily activities.
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WATCH | Post payday rush: CT residents scramble for essentials in Athlone

WATCH | Post payday rush: CT residents scramble for essentials in Athlone

Athlone residents queued outside shops in Gatesville for some much needed lockdown goods.
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WATCH | Police open fire on residents in Yeoville, News24 caught in the line of fire

WATCH | Police open fire on residents in Yeoville, News24 caught in the line of fire

On the first day of South Africa's nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the deadly Covid-19, police were out in numbers and resorted to the use of force to disperse residents.
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WATCH | Run-in with the law: Joggers bust on Sea Point promenade

WATCH | Run-in with the law: Joggers bust on Sea Point promenade

Two Cape Town joggers were apprehended by traffic police on Friday after jogging in Beach Road, Sea Point in defiance of the national lockdown.
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WATCH | Sea Point promenade resembles ghost town on day one of lockdown

WATCH | Sea Point promenade resembles ghost town on day one of lockdown

Capetonians flocked in their numbers to the Sea Point promenade to enjoy one last sunset mere hours before the national lockdown was to begin at midnight on Thursday.
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WATCH | Army takes firm stance against Johannesburg's homeless as lockdown gets underway

WATCH | Army takes firm stance against Johannesburg's homeless as lockdown gets underway

The South African National Defence Force along with metropolice refused to allow Johannesburg's homeless to loiter in the CBD's street on Friday morning. This comes hours after the country went into a national lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19.
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WATCH | Loitering, long queues and no signs of social distancing in Alexandra

WATCH | Loitering, long queues and no signs of social distancing in Alexandra

The Alexandra township near Sandton was abuzz on Friday morning, with people frequenting the streets, walking in groups and others consuming liquor on the first day of the national lockdown.
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WATCH | M1 Grayston Drive off-ramp ghostly quiet as military-patrolled lockdown gets underway

WATCH | M1 Grayston Drive off-ramp ghostly quiet as military-patrolled lockdown gets underway

On a normal day the M1 De Villiers Graaff motorway, one of Johannesburg's major freeways, carries anything between 90 000 and 140 000 cars per day. But 27 March, was no ordinary day.
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WATCH | Hundreds of Durban's homeless people assisted by the city amid lockdown

WATCH | Hundreds of Durban's homeless people assisted by the city amid lockdown

In Durban the homeless are still being helped at the exhibition centre before apparently being moved to secure locations around the city.
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WATCH | Law enforcement officials police Cape Town roads

WATCH | Law enforcement officials police Cape Town roads

Police and metro police in Cape Town, stopped motorists along Jan van Riebeeck Road near Eerste River on the first day of the 21 day nationwide lockdown.
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RUBBER BULLETS IN SOSHANGUVE

RUBBER BULLETS IN SOSHANGUVE

Police used rubber bullets to disperse people at Soshanguve crossing.
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WATCH | Tourist hotspots, highways and city centres all deserted as lockdown takes effect

WATCH | Tourist hotspots, highways and city centres all deserted as lockdown takes effect

News24's reporters headed out to various major metros on Friday morning 27 March to see if South Africans heeded the president's call to stay at home. The nationwide lockdown came into effect at midnight on 26 March.
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WATCH | Sandton streets deserted on day one of lockdown

WATCH | Sandton streets deserted on day one of lockdown

The streets around Sandton City were eerily quiet on the first day of South Africa's 21 day nationwide lockdown. The business hub is notorious for its gridlocked streets.
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COVID-19: DAILY UPDATE

COVID-19: DAILY UPDATE

Daily updates on confirmed Covid-19 statistics in South Africa.
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WATCH | First day of lockdown: Two Pretoria joggers defy the rules by going for morning run

WATCH | First day of lockdown: Two Pretoria joggers defy the rules by going for morning run

While public spaces were deserted for the most part on day one of the 21-day nationwide lockdown, two joggers from Pretoria still opted to go for their morning run.
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PODCAST | ...ONE MORE THING: SA under lockdown - how do we cope?

PODCAST | ...ONE MORE THING: SA under lockdown - how do we cope?

South Africa is under lockdown, what do we do now?
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Coronavirus lockdown: How to transition to working from home successfully

Coronavirus lockdown: How to transition to working from home successfully

As thousands of South Africans prepare to work from home during the 21-day lockdown, local psychiatrist, Professor Renata Schoeman, shares tips to remain safe and sane.
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WATCH | This is your most important mission, Ramaphosa tells army ahead of lockdown

WATCH | This is your most important mission, Ramaphosa tells army ahead of lockdown

President Ramaphosa addressed members of the SANDF at the Doornkop military base in Soweto on Thursday ahead of a nationwide lockdown.
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Coronavirus lockdown: Not coping with self-isolation? Here's when it's time to reach out for help

Coronavirus lockdown: Not coping with self-isolation? Here's when it's time to reach out for help

Social distancing can be really hard to deal with during this time. Local psychiatrist, Professor Renata Schoeman, explains when it's time to reach out for help.
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WATCH | Capetonians step up to help man's best friend during 21 day lockdown

WATCH | Capetonians step up to help man's best friend during 21 day lockdown

TEARS animal rescue in Sunnydale outside of Cape Town called on the public to help evacuate its animals ahead of the countrywide lockdown - and Capetonians did not disappoint.
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Coronavirus lockdown: Cooped up with loved ones during the next 21 days? Here's how to survive

Coronavirus lockdown: Cooped up with loved ones during the next 21 days? Here's how to survive

Description: Local psychiatrist, Professor Renata Schoeman, shares tips on how we can survive each other, and not just the virus, during lockdown.
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WATCH | UIF offices inundated as the reality of the 21-day lockdown sets in

WATCH | UIF offices inundated as the reality of the 21-day lockdown sets in

The reality of a 21-day lockdown hit many South Africans hard on Thursday as they rushed to queue for unemployment benefits, ID documents, birth certificates and other essentials.
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