National State of Disaster declared as SA imposes travel ban including UK US & China

In terms of the Disaster Management Act, President Cyril Ramaphosa declares a National State of Disaster. In a Live TV broadcast earlier this evening, he said: “Initially, it was people who had travelled out of the country, especially from Italy, who had positively tested for the virus”. ”It is concerning that we are now dealing […]

Repatriation from Wuhan amidst a rise in Covid-19 cases in SA

The South African National Defence Force arrived this morning from the epicentre of the Corona Virus in Wuhan, China. The aircraft landed in Polokwane International Airport and the citizens were all moved to the Ranch Hotel 25km outside of Polokwane. In a statement released by the Minister of Health, he said “Tomorrow we will give […]

President Putin arrives in South Africa

Ahead of the BRICS summit in Sandton Johannesburg, President Vladimir Putin just arrived in South Africa at the O.R. Tambo International airport. He will be meeting with the Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the summit. BRICS is an acronym for the five major emerging economies of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South […]