The Night Cyril Ramaphosa Became A Wartime President – On Monday night Ramaphosa became a wartime president. And he showed South Africans that the only way home is to unite around a single purpose, and that is to defeat the Covid-19 disease. [news24]
Another Klap For Public Protector As Court Says She Can’t See Zuma’s Tax Returns – Public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has suffered yet another devastating court defeat — this time against revenue service SARS. [timeslive]
Coronavirus: Strict New Curbs On Life In UK Announced By PM – People may only leave home to exercise once a day, to travel to and from work where “absolutely necessary”, to shop for essential items, and to fulfil any medical or care needs. [bbc]
South African Economy Goes On Shutdown – The three-week lockdown from midnight 26 March announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa will bring most of the economy to a grinding halt, including the mines. [dailymaverick]
Covid-19: Cape Town Beaches To Close To Advance Social Distancing – The City of Cape Town has announced that it will be closing beaches as from this morning, 24 March 2020. [iol]
Trump Says Things Will Be ‘Bad’ But Is Itching To Scale Back Social Distancing – He is keen to ease federal guidelines that have shuttered businesses, insisting the economy must be reopened even if some of the health professionals on his team appear to disagree. [cnn]
The Most Common Ways The Coronavirus Is Transmitted – You can get COVID-19 anywhere, but research suggests some modes are more contagious than others. [huffpost]
Coronavirus: China Is Slowly Returning To Normal – How Did It Get To This Position? – The country is reporting less daily cases and is slowly returning to normality. [skynews]
Restaurants Are Taking Major Pain From SA’s Coronavirus Restrictions – But Home Deliveries Are Surging – With more people staying at home, the number of online orders and home deliveries has increased. [bustech]
Social Distancing: How To Stock Up On Your Favourite Beer Without Leaving The House – Virtual hangouts are a thing now, and beer only makes them better. Here’s how to stock up on your favourite booze without leaving the house. [here]
How Just 1 000 Steps A Day Can Protect Your Heart – Health guidelines usually advise that we need to do 10 000 steps a day to stay fit and healthy. But at a time when many people are self-isolating most will struggle to hit this target. [iol]
IOC Member Says 2020 Tokyo Olympics Will Be Postponed Because Of Coronavirus Pandemic – Veteran International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound said that the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games are going to be postponed. [usatoday]
The Making Of An African Tennis Champion – The singular vision behind the Anthony Harris Tennis Academy means giving South Africa’s young talent an equal opportunity to excel, irrespective of background or financial means. [newframe]
Netflix’s ‘Freud’ Depicts Sigmund Freud As A Horny, Coked-Out Demon Hunter – Yes, this new series is completely, totally bonkers. [dailybeast]
Woody Allen Memoir Published In US After Protest Stops First Attempt – The controversial film director’s autobiography Apropos of Nothing had been dropped by its original publisher. [guardian]
Meghan Markle Is Offered Voiceover Job On The Simpsons After Disney Snub – The Simpsons bosses have offered Meghan Markle a voiceover job after her husband Prince Harry was heard pitching her for a Disney acting role. [mirror]
‘I Was Telling The Truth’: Taylor Swift Claims Kim Kardashian And Kanye West Put Her Through ‘Hell’ By Releasing ‘Edited’ Version Of THAT Phone Call – Says full version leaked online proves she was ‘framed’. [dmail]
DON’T SAY WE DIDN’T TELL YOU…
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