From today, June 1, South African domestic flights for business travel are allowed, although there are a number of rules and regulations worth jotting down.
As South Africans flock en masse to liquor stores across the country, some may find that their hopes of stockpiling have been dashed.
As long as you’re visiting on business, then you are in compliance with the law. Perhaps you are a freelance journalist, writing an article about small SA towns and the effect of lockdown?
British American Tobacco SA has had enough of the tobacco sales ban, and is initiating urgent legal proceedings.
Following a media briefing this afternoon by co-operative governance and traditional affairs minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, we now have some clarity regarding certain alert level 3 regulations.
Will beaches and parks be open for exercise? Are you still limited to within five kilometres of your residence? What hours will alcohol be sold? Those, and many other issues, still need clarifying.
Finally! Following confusion yesterday evening and for most of today, South Africans have clarity about June 1 and moving to alert level 3.
As South Africa readies itself for a spike in coronavirus cases and deaths, the decision to allow religious gatherings of up to 50 people has been criticised.
As the extent of the COVID-19 outbreak in the Cape becomes clearer, some confusion around what will happen on June 1 remains.
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has finally addressed her alleged friendship with known tobacco smuggler Adriano Mazzotti.
Alcohol sales are set to open from June 1, so you’d better get ahead of the game if you want to beat the crowds.
The World Health Organisation’s advice has been cited as one of the reasons for the tobacco ban, so let’s break it down.
When President Ramaphosa announced that the ban on tobacco sales would continue under alert level 3, South African smokers let out a collective cry of anguish.
News24 reports that Dlamini-Zuma has told the National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC) that the sale of tobacco and alcohol should continue to be banned until the country reaches alert level 1.
The latest COVID-19 stats for the country show the Western Cape accounted for 11 262 of the country’s total 18 003 cases, which is more than 60%, and the same is true for the death toll.
A proposal has been submitted for consideration that outlines what domestic air travel could look like during alert level 3.
We’re heading into the winter months, which is when quality red wine really earns its stripes. There’s no harm in sorting out what you’ll be drinking ahead of time.
As we hit the seven-week mark of our national lockdown, patience is wearing thin. In the case of the Daily Maverick’s Richard Poplak, it’s worn through.
If you’ve been dreaming of buying booze on the first morning of alert level 3, you’re not alone. With reduced trading hours, though, liquor stores are worried about total chaos.
As much of the country readies itself for a drop to alert level 3 at the end of May, those in Cape Town have reason to worry that they may be left behind.
Following last night’s address to the nation, where he touched on when we can expect a drop to alert level 3, President Ramaphosa has been accused of being vague and short on specifics.
As we reach the seventh week of our national lockdown, which is one of the toughest on earth, the voices of dissent grow louder.
As things stand, South Africa remains on alert level 4, and there is no timeframe given for when we may be downgraded to alert level 3.