President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced stricter measures to mitigate the impact of the second wave of the coronavirus (COVID-19) as the country expects to hit the 1 million infections soon. South Africa is currently getting close to 900 000 coronavirus cases. Addressing the nation from the union buildings, President Ramaphosa[…]
South Africa could move to level 1 lockdown next week, when president Cyril Ramaphosa addresses the nation as promised during a recent meeting with the South African National Editors Forum (Sanef). Citing senior officials, who are privy to meetings at the National Coronavirus Command Council, City Press reported that the[…]
The Restaurant Association of South Africa (Rasa) says it is in talks with the government over relaxing the overnight curfew and to get clarity on the operations of pubs in the country. The restaurant association says some establishments in the country are blatantly flouting the overnight curfew and lockdown regulations[…]
Authorities have imposed a curfew in Indian-administered Kashmir, a day ahead of the first anniversary of India’s controversial decision to revoke the disputed region’s semi-autonomy. Officials announced a two-day “full curfew” on Monday citing intelligence reports of looming protests in the Muslim-majority region of seven million people, where locals have[…]
A 24-hour curfew will be imposed across the Kingdom during the five-day Eid Al-Fitr holiday (May 23 to 27) to check the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Saudi Interior Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday. Until then economic activities will remain open and people can move freely[…]
The country will be subject to an unprecedented curfew from 20:00 to 05:00 if the government’s draft proposals regulating business and society under new risk levels are finalised next week. Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Trade and Industry Minister Ebrahim Patel announced wide-ranging draft proposals on[…]
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has issued an order to lift the curfew restrictions partially across the Kingdom starting from Sunday, April 26, until May 13, Saudi Press Agency reported early on Sunday. As per the royal order, the curfew has partially been lifted in all regions[…]
A countrywide round-the-clock curfew has come into effect in Jordan as the country doubles down on efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus, barring people from moving except for in emergencies, the government said. Sirens in the early hours of Saturday marked the beginning of the curfew, the exact[…]
The government has imposed a 24-hour curfew on parts of central Nigeria, a government spokesman said on Tuesday, after clashes killed at least 14 in the region. Conflict over grazing land and water, chiefly between semi-nomadic Muslim herders and Christian farmers, has piled pressure on authorities already facing an Islamist[…]
Tunisia has declared a nationwide curfew after days of protests and rioting over jobs and economic conditions, the interior ministry announced. Protests over unemployment in the country, which started in the western Kasserine province, intensified and spread to other parts of the country on Thursday. Solidarity rallies were held in[…]
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