COVID-19: What Happens After The Lockdown? – The epidemic won’t disappear by 17 April. We have merely bought three weeks breathing space to plan for the future. [groundup]
Govt Urged To Amend Hours Of Shopping At Malls, Spazas And Tuck Shops From 9AM To 1PM– Limited shopping hours and a cap on the number of shoppers – this is what is being suggested by Cape Town mayoral committee member for safety and security JP Smith. [news24]
Five Dead As Coronavirus Cases Rise To 1 353 In SA – the latest death was from KwaZulu-Natal, where a 46-year-old woman from uMlazi, Durban, died. The woman had underlying chronic asthma and hypertension. [iol]
Trump’s Alarming Message Portends Tragic Days Ahead – Even with blanket nationwide adoption of stringent mitigation efforts, between 100,000 and 240,000 Americans could face death in the coming weeks. [cnn]
Coronavirus: Zoom Under Increased Scrutiny As Popularity Soars – Zoom is now being used by millions of people for work and leisure, as lockdowns are imposed in many countries. But its data security and privacy measures have been questioned. [bbc]
Cartel Connect Online Will Change How You Work From Home – As businesses and employees around the country face similar challenges, some choose to respond with proactive positivity and innovation. [here]
Men Caught Dumping Bodies At Cape Beach – While patrolling along the Bay View section of Strandfontein, the Marine Unit spotted a suspicious vehicle on the beach directly opposite Nautilus Way. [capetownetc]
Oppenheimers’ R1 Billion Fund For Businesses Available This Week – How It Works – The SA Future Trust (SAFT), established by Nicky and Jonathan Oppenheimer, will make funds available to SA businesses impacted by the coronavirus from April 3. [bustech]
Italy Becoming Impatient With Lockdown – And Social Unrest Is Brewing – Police descend on a supermarket after reports people have stolen food to feed themselves, as patience turns to desperation. [skynews]
Wild Goats Take Over Empty Streets Of Welsh Town As Residents Stay Inside – A herd of wild goats has taken over the deserted streets of a seaside town, spotted in the town centre, in front of churches and even nibbling on hedges in front lawns. [cbsnews]
Domestic Workers Fear Retrenchments Amid COVID-19 – At the mercy of their employers, domestic workers in South Africa have little legal recourse in cases of unfair and inhumane treatment. [newframe]
Pay your domestic workers during the lockdown, people – it really is the least you can do.
Coronavirus Hotline: Hundreds Of SA Doctors Will Now Give You Free Advice – A new national medical support hotline has been launched to assist South Africans. [businsider]
Turmoil Sent Bitcoin To Worst Level Since Crypto Bubble Burst – Bitcoin enthusiasts have tempered their calls that cryptocurrencies can act as a haven in tempestuous times. [busday]
Cricket SA Edges Closer To Hiring Acting Director Of Cricket Graeme Smith On Permanent Basis – Smith had taken on the director of cricket job on a part-time basis as he also had IPL commentary duties that were going to eat into his time. [timeslive]
SA Models Take Part In ‘Cabin Fever Challenge’ – We’re all feeling rather cooped up, so here’s a competition that could spice things up a little. [here]
‘Tiger King’ Director Eric Goode Talks Joe Exotic, Carole Baskin – Now that America has binged Netflix’s “Tiger King” and made up its mind about the show’s wild characters, the director of the hit gives his verdict on his subjects. [nypost]
Ellen DeGeneres shares throwback prom shot asking fans for shots of their prom ensembles – ‘This was mine, so the bar is low’. [dmail]
DON’T SAY WE DIDN’T TELL YOU…
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