Kenya has reported a sharp increase in Covid-19 cases, with more than 1,000 people confirmed to have contracted coronavirus on Thursday.
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has unveiled spending plans of 13 trillion naira ( $34bn; £29bn) for next year to help the economy recover after it was battered by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Watch the full speech as South African president Cyril Ramaphosa announces that the nation will move to lockdown level 2 after the outbreak reached it peak and a 41.6 percent drop of daily Covid-19 infections was achieved.
South African opposition party United Democratic Movement (UDM) leader Bantu Holomisa has called for cabinet to be dissolved and replaced by a caretaker administration as a measure to curb unbridled government corruption on Covid-19 related…
SA needs ’a few more days’ before deciding on lockdown level 2, says ministerial advisor Prof Salim…
The chairperson of the ministerial advisory committee on Covid-19, Professor Salim S Abdool Karim, says the country needs a few more days before it can decide whether it should ease the lockdown.
Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) has thrown its weight to support the alcohol ban to be lifted to save hundreds of thousands of workers that depend upon the liquor sector.
South Africa’s main opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) has called on all Covid-19 related health contracts to be made public to curb corruption and misappropriation of national funds.
In South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala gives an update on the school reopenings in the province.
WATCH | Lockdown day 2: Inter-ministerial update on Covid-19 in South Africa. South Africa began a three-week lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus on Friday as the disease claimed its first victim in the country and…
Unprecedented: All 14 parties in SA parliament unite in fight against coronavirus