Meet the South African who folded 29 416 origami butterflies to break a world record

Meet the South African who folded 29 416 origami butterflies to break a world record

The artist Jooj from Cape Town broke the Guinness World Record for the most origami butterflies on display.
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WATCH | 29 March: Another death for SA as coronavirus infections rise to 1 280

WATCH | 29 March: Another death for SA as coronavirus infections rise to 1 280

The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the country is 1 280. This is an increase of 93 from the figure reported on Saturday.
WATCH | 148 arrested in Gauteng for gatherings, liquor trading and refusing to stay home

WATCH | 148 arrested in Gauteng for gatherings, liquor trading and refusing to stay home

Provincial police commissioner Lieutenant General Elias Mawela told the media on Sunday that, the Gauteng police have arrested 148 people and issued warnings to 25 others for failing to adhere to lockdown regulations in place since the start of the 2
WATCH | 28 March: Coronavirus infections rise to 1 187

WATCH | 28 March: Coronavirus infections rise to 1 187

A 70-year-old medical doctor in the Free State is fighting for his life in ICU suffering with the coronavirus, the Department of Health has said. The department has announced the number of cases is now at 1 187.
WATCH | Cape Town residents applaud frontline workers from their balconies

WATCH | Cape Town residents applaud frontline workers from their balconies

On the second night of the country's nationwide lockdown, residents in the Cape Town City Bowl applauded frontline workers doing their part to battle the virus.
WATCH | Lockdown or weekend? Cape Town communities defy the president's call for home confinement

WATCH | Lockdown or weekend? Cape Town communities defy the president's call for home confinement

Residents in Langa and Nyanga in Cape Town were seen milling about, much like any other day. This despite the fact that Friday marked the start of the 21 day nationwide lockdown.
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WATCH | Empty streets in Cape Town CBD as 21 day lockdown begins

WATCH | Empty streets in Cape Town CBD as 21 day lockdown begins

On any given Friday morning the streets in and around Cape Town's central business district would be jam-packed, with thousands of people and cars going about their daily activities.
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WATCH | Post payday rush: CT residents scramble for essentials in Athlone

WATCH | Post payday rush: CT residents scramble for essentials in Athlone

Athlone residents queued outside shops in Gatesville for some much needed lockdown goods.
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WATCH | Army takes firm stance against Johannesburg's homeless as lockdown gets underway

WATCH | Army takes firm stance against Johannesburg's homeless as lockdown gets underway

The South African National Defence Force along with metropolice refused to allow Johannesburg's homeless to loiter in the CBD's street on Friday morning. This comes hours after the country went into a national lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19.
WATCH | This is your most important mission, Ramaphosa tells army ahead of lockdown

WATCH | This is your most important mission, Ramaphosa tells army ahead of lockdown

President Ramaphosa addressed members of the SANDF at the Doornkop military base in Soweto on Thursday ahead of a nationwide lockdown.
WATCH | Capetonians step up to help man's best friend during 21 day lockdown

WATCH | Capetonians step up to help man's best friend during 21 day lockdown

TEARS animal rescue in Sunnydale outside of Cape Town called on the public to help evacuate its animals ahead of the countrywide lockdown - and Capetonians did not disappoint.
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WATCH | 26 March: 927 confirmed cases of coronavirus in SA on eve of lockdown

WATCH | 26 March: 927 confirmed cases of coronavirus in SA on eve of lockdown

The total number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 has risen by 218 cases bringing the total to 927. Gauteng is still the province with the highest number of confirmed cases: 409. The number has more than double since the start of the week.
WATCH | South Africans queue for booze as alcohol crackdown and lockdown looms

WATCH | South Africans queue for booze as alcohol crackdown and lockdown looms

South Africans headed to liquor stores on Thursday morning to stock up on booze and other non-essential items ahead of the nationwide lockdown. This after Minister of Police, Bheki Cele announced that no alcohol would be sold for the next 21 days.
WATCH | Taxi drivers to feel the financial pinch during 21-day lockdown

WATCH | Taxi drivers to feel the financial pinch during 21-day lockdown

Drivers at the Retreat taxi rank in Cape Town sit around reading newspapers, while others stand huddled together, chatting to pass the time.
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WATCH | Marriage certificates will not be issued, borders close and Home Affairs on skeleton staff

WATCH | Marriage certificates will not be issued, borders close and Home Affairs on skeleton staff

If you are thinking of getting married during the 21-day lockdown, think again. During the lockdown, which is set to begin on Thursday, no marriage certificates - new or old - would be issued, according to Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi.
WATCH | Here is how the national lockdown will affect public transport

WATCH | Here is how the national lockdown will affect public transport

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula announced on Wednesday how provision will be made for essential transport services to continue, including transport for essential staff and patients.
WATCH | Prohibited: No alcohol will be sold during lockdown

WATCH | Prohibited: No alcohol will be sold during lockdown

Police Minister Bheki Cele has warned any person who contravenes the regulations of the nationwide lockdown from midnight on Thursday will be guilty of a criminal offence and will be liable to a fine or imprisonment for a period not exceeding six mon
WATCH | You have not seen the deployment of the army yet - Mapisa-Nqakula

WATCH | You have not seen the deployment of the army yet - Mapisa-Nqakula

Minister of Defence Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said people are spreading spreading rumours and old videos of the army and emphasised that no soldiers have been deployed yet.
WATCH | 25 March: Confirmed cases of coronavirus reach 709, numbers still on the rise

WATCH | 25 March: Confirmed cases of coronavirus reach 709, numbers still on the rise

As a nationwide lockdown looms in South Africa in a bid to stem the number of local transmissions of novel coronavirus (Covid-19), Health Minister Zweli Mkhize says the number of people who have tested positive has risen to 709.
Pagani Huayra Roadster BC in Cape Town, South Africa

Pagani Huayra Roadster BC in Cape Town, South Africa

The Pagani Huayra Roadster BC is on a promotional tour through South Africa, and also made a turn at Cape Town's Waterfront.
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WATCH | Winemaker barrels final harvest ahead of 21-day coronavirus lockdown

WATCH | Winemaker barrels final harvest ahead of 21-day coronavirus lockdown

When President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a nationwide lockdown on Monday, thousands of individuals and businesses, like the Nitida wine estate in Durbanville, started making preparations.
WATCH | 24 March: 554 confirmed cases of coronavirus recorded in South Africa as lockdown looms

WATCH | 24 March: 554 confirmed cases of coronavirus recorded in South Africa as lockdown looms

On Tuesday 24 March, the confirmed cases of Covid-19 in South Africa increased by 152. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 554. Gauteng now has 302 confirmed cases with the Western Cape on 113. All nine provinces have confirmed cases.
WATCH | Cape Town eateries struggling amid coronavirus restrictions

WATCH | Cape Town eateries struggling amid coronavirus restrictions

Cape Town restaurants and pubs say they are struggling to keep their businesses afloat since the start of the coronavirus outbreak.
WATCH | 'Some of us will starve' - Khayelitsha residents frustrated over looming lockdown

WATCH | 'Some of us will starve' - Khayelitsha residents frustrated over looming lockdown

Many residents of Khayelitsha in Cape Town are unhappy about the 21 day lockdown that President Cyril Ramaphosa imposed on Monday evening. The president has called on all South Africans to stay indoors starting at 23:59 on Thursday the 26 March.
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WATCH | Only two people at a time can identify bodies during coronavirus outbreak in SA

WATCH | Only two people at a time can identify bodies during coronavirus outbreak in SA

Basic funeral practices, like identifying a body, will now have restrictions, said Muzi Hlengwa, the president of the National Funeral Practitioners of SA, on Tuesday.