WATCH: Thousands wait to cross Beitbridge border

Written by on 6 January 2021

eNCA’s Siphamandla Goge reported from the border. Courtesy of #DStv403 MUSINA – There are heightened concerns as thousands of people wait to come through the Beitbridge border post into South Africa. Large crowds with little to no social distancing, fake COVID-19 test results, several confirmed positive cases and dehydration in seemingly endless waiting queues are elements of the complex […]

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Zimbabwe reintroduces national lockdown

Written by on 5 January 2021

A commuter wearing a face mask awaits transport to get out of the central business district of Harare. AFP/Jekesai Njikizana HARARE – Zimbabwe’s government on Saturday imposed a national lockdown with immediate effect, following a surge in COVID-19 cases, creating a major problem for most citizens who rely on the informal employment sector. Only essential services, […]

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Liquor industry calls for alcohol sales ban review

Written by on 29 December 2020

The alcohol industry says it is worried after President Cyril Ramaphosa reinstated the ban on the sale, distribution, and transportation of alcohol.   It says it understands the need to save lives, but the ban should be reviewed regularly.   Ramaphosa says reckless behaviour by drunk people increases the spread of COVID-19 and that accidents […]

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