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This is Africa! Here’s how you can virtually celebrate Africa Day

The day is intended to celebrate and acknowledge the successes of the continent in the fight against colonialism and apartheid, as well as the progress the continent has made, while also reflecting upon the common challenges it faces in a global environment.

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[GRAPHICS] Lockdown level 3 at a glance

The Presidency of the Republic of South Africa released these key points outlining the level 3 lockdown for the country from 1 June.

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MAMPHELA RAMPHELE: Africa Day is a celebration of resilience

COVID-19 and our response to it is Africa's opportunity to reimagine itself, writes Mamphela Ramphele.

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Ramaphosa on SA moving to level 3 lockdown: ‘It is now in your hands’

But with more than 22,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country, the president warned South Africans the worst was yet to come.

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[VIDEO] What social distancing? A pool party in Missouri goes viral

Twitter users shared videos of crowded pools at the Lake of the Ozarks over Memorial Day weekend that has over 15 million views.

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Govt has dropped the cut-off date for moving house. Here are the new rules

Property attorney Marlon Shevelew explains the updated regulations for moving under lockdown.

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How the fourth industrial revolution is holding up in the Covid-19-era

Their time has come. Covid-19 has forced the implementation of technology to be fast-tracked in order to digitize the workforce.

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Gauteng won’t release confirmed COVID-19 stats for areas, here’s why

Diepsloot has a population of about 300,000 people and due to the high density of people living in the area, social distancing is hard to observe.

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Patrons must be allowed to collect their orders from restaurants – Rasa

Under lockdown level 4 regulations, restaurant kitchens can operate but cannot serve sit-down or take-away meals.

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[WATCH] Daniel Emmet sings Puccini’s Nessun Dorma with corona twist

Khabazela shares some of the videos that went viral on Twitter and Facebook.

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21 lockdown admission of guilt fines (a list of penalties for each offence)

Got caught going for an illegal run? That’ll be R500. Popped across the street to say howzit? Another R500. Sell ciggies? R1000.

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SA should return to full economic activity if it wants to save jobs - B4SA

Economic Intervention work group leader Martin Kingston says companies should be allowed to re-open but under strict conditions.

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You can now move house under Level 4 lockdown until 7 June

Cooperative Governance Minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma published the gazetted rules on Thursday night.

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Huge spike in sales of non-alcoholic 'booze' during lockdown

The alcohol ban is doing wonders for the local craft sector which has seen increased demand for non-alcoholic drinks.

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Adele shows off her incredible weight loss while celebrating 32nd birthday

The Oscar-winning singer and songwriter showed off her slimmed-down figure in an Instagram post thanking fans for the birthday love she received.

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Little boy realising camera is on before stealing treat has us in stitches

Khabazela shares some of the videos that went viral on Twitter and Facebook.

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How are public and private schools tackling fees during the lockdown?

Gauteng MEC Panyaza Lesufi and Independent School Association of SA's executive director Lebogang Montjane explain.

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[LISTEN] Jam with some of SA's finest musos online

BandwithPro was founded in Cape Town in 2017 by a group of professional musicians with over 250 years combined experience.

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Reasons why some restaurants won't open during Level 4 lockdown

Restaurant Association of South Africa CEO Wendy Alberts explains why some restaurants will not be opening for deliveries.

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No more 'Cosmo' & 'House & Leisure' as Associated Media Publishing to close

The company was launched in 1982 by Jane Raphaely, a pioneering woman in the media industry, and in 2010, her daughter Julia took over.

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[WATCH LIVE] Chrizz Beatz in the mix with #947LockdownLive

On Thursday nights, we will go LIVE with Chrizz Beatz so you can join in on Joburg’s biggest virtual party. Watch the live stream of the mix master on the decks right here!

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Mkhize: Data shows lockdown has achieved its main function

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said that the focus now turned to how government intended on managing an eased lockdown going forward.

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[PICS & VIDEOS] Sea Point promenade buzzing on Day 1 of lockdown level 4

Sea Pointers took full advantage of new rules to exercise between 6 and 9am. Here are photos from around Cape Town.

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SABC to launch stand-alone education channel, but won't be accessible to all yet

The new channel will broadcast public service content from the Department of Education, educational programmes currently available on SABC 1, 2, 3, and archived material produced by the SABC on a limited basis.

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Book future 'bucket list' trips on this creative site and keep tourism alive

A travel writer and content creator has come up with the idea of a virtual bucket list website to plan your holidays for the future.

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Here is how you can keep your favourite small business from shutting down

Three Peppers Platters and Catering is one of the businesses that hope to benefit from 702 and Dineplan's fundraising project.

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[LISTEN] Should group worship be permitted under lockdown?

A group of Muslim worshippers wants the courts to compel government to relax the ban on public gatherings in respect of worship.

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Uncertainty and concern around reopening of schools

Teacher’s union Sadtu is concerned about whether health and safety protocols have been put in place to ensure pupils, parents and educators aren’t exposed to the coronavirus.

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[WATCH] Drive-by social distancing baby shower leaves us feeling warm and fuzzy

Khabazela shares some of the videos that went viral on Twitter and Facebook.

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Still no booze, but food deliveries allowed: Level 4 regulations at a glance

SA moves from Level 5 to Level 4 on 1 May to unlock the economy. Ministers have provided details of the risk-adjusted strategy.

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Most SA companies looking at cost-cutting measures, study reveals

Clement Manyathela spoke to Willis Towers Watson SA director Melanie Trollip to find out more.

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[WATCH] Ramaphosa cracks a joke about his viral mask blunder

President Cyril Ramaphosa laughed about his face mask mishap with journalists on Friday.

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Ramaphosa expected to announce plans to ease lockdown

The spread of the coronavirus has prompted government to implement a hard lockdown, which is expected to be lifted at the end of this month.

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You can now enjoy Kauai during lockdown

Dean Kowarski (CEO at Real Foods Group, owner of Kauai) on how his business is pivoting around the virus crisis.

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[WATCH] Rooftop tennis match during lockdown has us talking

Khabazela shares some of the videos that went viral on Twitter and Facebook.

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18 places you can donate food for coronavirus-hit people

Here's how you can help donate to South Africans whose next meal is an immediate worry due to COVID-19's pressure on jobs.

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[LISTEN] Massive jobs ads removed in last six weeks

Adzuna South Africa country manager Jesse Green gives details about the report they have compiled.

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COVID-19 quick insights from 20 April

South Africa records two more deaths, Health Minister awaits average daily transmission rate to have better sense of where country is at, IMF and World Bank call for more assistance for Africa and Europe's worst-hit countries see drop-off in death rates.

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"The lockdown steered my motivation to help people," Goodwood local

Every Monday, mid-mornings host Tracey Lange calls up a local going above and beyond to uplift their community.

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[WATCH] Brilliant cross rooftop tennis match wows the internet during lockdown

ATP Tour posted two women playing tennis from the roof of one apartment block to another.

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[WATCH LIVE] Here's the full lineup and artist times for Gaga's virtual festival

Lady Gaga has helped raise $35 million in seven days for the World Health Organization's Solidarity Response Fund by calling on corporate leaders and philanthropists, she said at a WHO media briefing April 6.

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[READ] Extended Lockdown Rules at a glance

Government has released easy to read cards summarising all the new information on the Covid-19 lockdown regulations.

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How is the restaurant industry coping with the lockdown restrictions?

Wendy Alberts of the Restaurants Association of South Africa joins Kfm Mornings to chat about how the industry is coping during the lockdown.

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Online survey reveals what South Africans think about govt's Covid-19 response

More than 1,000 people were surveyed to get some insight into how some South Africans are coping and feeling about the Covid-19 lockdown.

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Tsogo Sun sending heartfelt message of hope and love during lockdown goes viral

Khabazela shares some of the videos that went viral on Twitter and Facebook.

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Taylor Swift, Oprah join huge global event to celebrate coronavirus workers

All those taking part in the event, organised by the WHO and Global Citizen, will appear remotely due to social distancing and shutdowns aimed at curtailing the spread of the disease.

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[WATCH LIVE] Chrizz Beatz in the mix with #947LockdownLive

On Thursday nights, we will go LIVE with Chrizz Beatz so you can join in on Joburg’s biggest virtual party. Watch the live stream of the mix master on the decks right here!

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[WATCH] Update on lockdown regulations

The Command Council Ministers are giving a briefing on amended lockdown regualtions.

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Store manager's blunt reply to toilet paper hoarder wanting refund goes viral

Khabazela shares some of the videos that went viral on Twitter and Facebook.

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#AlcoholFreeSA: Here's a list if alternative uses for beer

Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi expressed his wish for an alcohol-free South Africa over the festive season. The #FreshOn947 team covered a few alternative uses for beer.

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Sho Madjozi, Black Coffee to join Lady Gaga coronavirus benefit concert

International entertainers include Alicia Keys, Camila Cabello, Jennifer Lopez, Pharrell Williams, Sam Smith, Taylor Swift and more.

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WATCH: Joburg, KZN philharmonic orchestras send virtual musical tribute to SA

The video was made by the musicians with each of them recording their own performance at home due to the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Broadcasters unite against gender-based violence with “turn down your radio”

In an unprecedented move to fight the relentless onslaught of gender-based violence in South Africa, the National Association of Broadcasters SA and its radio members across the nation - are calling on listeners to turn the volume... DOWN

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Millions saw Andrea Bocelli's concert on Sunday evening, but many more missed it

Thank goodness, you can still find the free 25 minute special online :)

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YouTube premieres Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert | YouTube Originals

Since fans can’t come to the desert this April, YouTube is bringing the magic of Coachella to them instead via #COUCHELLA.

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[WATCH] Raw egg, sugar and rum lockdown challenge hilariously goes wrong

Khabazela shares some of the videos that went viral on Twitter and Facebook.

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[WATCH] Simone Biles taking handstand challenge a bit too far has us talking

Khabazela shares some of the videos that went viral on Twitter and Facebook.

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Scrapping school holidays only one option being considered to save academic year

Basic Education Dept spokesperson Elijah Mhlanga says there are various plans in place in view of further lockdown extensions.

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Facebook launches new chat app for couples

The app is currently available only on Apple’s App Store in the United States and Canada, according to data from industry site Sensor Tower.

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Millions watch Andrea Bocelli sing in empty Milan cathedral

The Music for Hope performance, which was streamed on YouTube from Milan's Duomo cathedral, has been watched more than 22 million times so far.

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[WATCH LIVE] Chrizz Beatz in the mix with #947LockdownLive

On Thursday nights, we will go LIVE with Chrizz Beatz so you can join in on Joburg’s biggest virtual party. Watch the live stream of the mix master on the decks right here!

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President Cyril Ramaphosa extends lockdown by 2 weeks

We all want it to be over but our immediate priority must be saving the lives of our fellow South Africans, says President Ramaphosa.

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Multi-Choice launches pop-up channel to ease Easter blues

MultiChoice SA head of corporate affairs Reggie Moalusi says the African Easter Channel will be available on channel 344 on DStv.

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COVID-19 forces Easter celebrations to go virtual in SA and abroad

This year, Easter celebrations will be coming to people’s homes.

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Lady Gaga is launches virtual music festival to unite the world during COVID-19

Lady Gaga has helped raise $35 million in seven days for the World Health Organization's Solidarity Response Fund by calling on corporate leaders and philanthropists, she said at a WHO media briefing April 6.

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Lockdown Lowdown: Explaining SA Scientists' COVID-19 breakthrough

Lunchtime host EB Inglis speaks to SANBI's Peter van Heusden to help explain how this new development can help in the fight against COVID-19.

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[WATCH] Excellent drone footage shows empty streets, empty beaches in Cape Town

Watch this fascinating video - Cape Town hasn’t been this quiet in more than 350 years.

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Andrea Bocelli to perform live from empty Duomo in Milan on Easter Sunday

There will be no audience present, but the concert will be exclusively streamed live globally on the tenor’s YouTube channel

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6 binge-worthy series to watch in lockdown

Looking for something to watch in lockdown? Pass the time with these binge-worthy TV shows.

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Dis-Chem launches drive-through COVID-19 testing sites

The company says the tests will cost R850 each and it may take 24 to 48 hours to get your results back.

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Craving KFC in lockdown? UK man shares his trialled and perfected recipe

A man in the UK tweeted that after 18-months of testing, he finally perfected KFC’s secret chicken recipe at home.

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[WATCH] "Welcome to Cape Town" rewritten with a positive stay-at-home message

The music video features Emo Adams, Loukmaan Adams, David Kramer, Donveno Prins, Camillo Lombard, Schalk Joubert and Tim Rankin.

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[WATCH] Man playing national anthem with bagpipes during lockdown goes viral

Khabazela shares some of the videos that went viral on Twitter and Facebook.

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[WATCH] Brothers creating a movie drive in experience in their garage goes viral

Khabazela shares some of the videos that went viral on Twitter and Facebook.

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[WATCH] Family playing pool on makeshift table during lockdown goes viral

Khabazela shares some of the videos that went viral on Twitter and Facebook.

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[WATCH] Impromptu singing by mom, daughter and dog has social media in stitches

Khabazela shares some of the videos that went viral on Twitter and Facebook.

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Searches on Google for ways to thank healthcare workers have surged worldwide

This emotional tribute recognizes the entire healthcare community and reminds us that one of the best ways to support them is to stay home and help save lives amid COVID-19.

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[REVIEW] Netflix's captivating documentary, Cuba and the Cameraman

Powerful. Captivating. Heartwarming. Emotional. Spectacular. The film shows Cuba over a course of 45 years through the lens of Jon Alpert. When I watched this I had the same emotional connection I felt when watching Searching For Sugarman for the first time.

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[WATCH] Thousands of birds visiting Langebaan during lockdown goes viral

Khabazela shares some of the videos that went viral on Twitter and Facebook.

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[WATCH] Daughter telling a brilliant dad joke has social media in stitches

Khabazela shares some of the videos that went viral on Twitter and Facebook.

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[LISTEN] Diamonds Are Forever, a Murder Mystery drama

In a time before the internet and colour TV - there was no Netflix, no Spotify, no Showmax...

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Whackhead's Prank: Gargling wine for Jennifer

Darren "Whackhead" Simpson's Jennifer pranks are always a hit!

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Boyz II Men confirm new South African tour dates

The Boyz II Men South African tour, powered by KFM, has been postponed to 2021. Here are the new dates.

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[WATCH] Family welcoming nurse mom home differently everyday goes viral

Khabazela shares some of the videos that went viral on Twitter and Facebook.

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[WATCH] Daughter telling a brilliant dad joke has social media in stitches

Khabazela shares some of the videos that went viral on Twitter and Facebook.

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[WATCH] John Maytham reads local children's book aloud

CapeTalk host John Maytham has introduced a new, daily reading segment to his Afternoon Drive Show where he reads aloud to listeners.

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Powerful #TogetherAtHome performance by Goodluck for WHO & Global Citizen

Jam out to Goodluck's full #TogetherAtHome — a virtual no-contact concert that aims to encourage everyone to take action and help stop the spread of COVID-19.

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[WATCH] Hello from the inside, dad singing an Adele parody goes viral

Khabazela shares some of the videos that went viral on Twitter and Facebook.

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[WATCH] April Fools joke frightening rubbish collectors goes viral

Khabazela shares some of the videos that went viral on Twitter and Facebook.

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[WATCH] Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello's adorable #TogetherAtHome performance

Jam out with Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello's full #TogetherAtHome concert — a virtual no-contact concert that aims to encourage everyone to take action and help stop the spread of COVID-19.

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[VIDEO] Time-lapse satellite video shows radical NO2 decrease over Europe

New data from the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite reveal the decline of air pollution, specifically nitrogen dioxide emissions, over Italy.

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[WATCH] Green Point enthralled by mystery singer during lockdown

A rousing rendition of 'Amazing Grace' is spreading like wildfire on social media, leaving some Capetonians in tears.

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[WATCH] Family singing 'One Day More' from Les Mis during lockdown goes viral

Khabazela shares some of the videos that went viral on Twitter and Facebook.

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[WATCH] Trevor Noah and Cassper Nyovest playing online FIFA game goes viral

Khabazela shares some of the videos that went viral on Twitter and Facebook.

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[WATCH] John Krasinski wants to cheer us up!

The Hollywood star is using his social followers to crowdsource Some Good News.

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Backstreet Boys singing 'I want it that way' at different locations goes viral

Khabazela shares some of the videos that went viral on Twitter and Facebook.

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[WATCH] Guy using couch as benchpress during lockdown goes viral

Khabazela shares some of the videos that went viral on Twitter and Facebook.

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[WATCH] Guy asking girl out during lockdown has social media impressed

Khabazela shares some of the videos that went viral on Twitter and Facebook.

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From sofas and kitchens, music stars hold coronavirus concert fundraiser

Those who performed from their homes for the 'IHeart Living Room Concert for America' also included Mariah Carey, Camila Cabello, Alicia Keys, Shawn Mendes and Sam Smith.

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Will Smith drops a lo-fi music mix to help us focus at home #WithMe

Inviting his fans to vibe #WithMe, Will Smith mixed together some lofi beats for people who are staying at home. Put on some headphones and listen along while you’re working from home or studying

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[WATCH] Wash your hands doo doo doo wash your hands, latest hit from Baby Shark

Khabazela shares some of the videos that went viral on Twitter and Facebook.

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GALLERY: Day 4 of lockdown from the skies

Day 4 of the lockdown saw parts of Gauteng busy with activity. Long queues could be seen at shopping centres from the skies. Today, Sassa beneficiaries could also receive payments at pay points. Pictures: Claude Oberholzer

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[WATCH] Dua Lipa hosted a Stay Home With Me listening party for her fans

This is so amazing! Dua Lipa hosted a #StayHome #WithMe listening party and invited her fans to listen along to her newly released album Future Nostalgia while answering questions from her viewers!

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[LISTEN] EB brings a little light-heartedness with "House Lockdown Remix"

You thought Netflix and Chill meanwhile...

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Family creating their own safari game drive during lockdown goes viral

Khabazela shares some of the videos that went viral on Twitter and Facebook.

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Zolani Mahola brings mini-gigs to those in isolation with IG Live

Mahola joins artists such as Pink, Coldplay's Chris Martin and John Legend who are live streaming performances on Instagram.

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[WATCH] Social distancing braai creates a debate on social media

Khabazela shares some of the videos that went viral on Twitter and Facebook.

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GALLERY: Ghost towns - SA's first day of lockdown as seen from the sky

Most parts of Gauteng were clear of cars and people on the first day of the coronavirus lockdown. Pictures: Claude Oberholzer

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[WATCH] Women singing 'I will stay home for you' has social media in stitches

Khabazela shares some of the videos that went viral on Twitter and Facebook.

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[WATCH] Teacher in China reflecting on lockdown goes viral

Khabazela shares some of the videos that went viral on Twitter and Facebook.

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[WATCH] Stay home like the Springboks, urges Siya Kolisi

The Bok skipper has a heartfelt message for South Africans as lockdown looms.

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[WATCH] Cute video of Anthony Hopkins playing piano to keep his cat entertained

Anthony Hopkins was tasked with trying to occupy his pet cat Niblo, as he played the piano for the feline in a hilarious Twitter post.

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[WATCH] SA artists collaborate on catchy tune encouraging shoppers to calm down

Zolani, Karen Zoid, Loyiso Bala, Jack Parrow, Lira, Arno Carstens, Majozi, Ard Matthews and others have a message for panic buyers.

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#COVIDKindness: Beautiful, feel-good moments from around the world

In every crisis there's an opportunity for kindness and goodness to shine through. People from around the world have come together to share their acts of kindness and it's exactly what we all need right now! You can view the LIVE thread here!

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[WATCH] Elderly woman walking her dog from first floor balcony goes viral

Khabazela shares some of the videos that went viral on Twitter and Facebook.

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[WATCH] John Maytham reads local children's book aloud

CapeTalk host John Maytham has introduced a new, daily reading segment to his Afternoon Drive Show where he reads aloud to listeners.

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[WATCH] Eerie, beautiful, footage of almost deserted spots around the world

With social isolation in full swing in most countries and tourism bans implemented around the world, we've gathered some incredibly beautiful - and eerie - footage of cities there were a-buzz just a few weeks ago.

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[WATCH] Gary Barlow and Ronan Keating performing duet goes viral

Khabazela shares some of the videos that went viral on Twitter and Facebook.

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[VIDEOS] Celebrities live-streaming concerts to get rid of boredom goes viral

Khabazela shares some of the videos that went viral on Twitter and Facebook.

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[WATCH] Spaniards clap from balconies for healthcare workers on frontline

It is a moving video to watch as residents in cities such as Madrid and Barcelona show thanks and gratitude to the healthcare staff.

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[WATCH] Shannon takes advantage of the pensioner hour at PnP

With toilet paper becoming a commodity, Shannon and his #ToTheTopProductions crew had to improvise when they needed to get to Pnp. Only problem is... it was pensioner hour. Being a drama graduate, Shannon and his crew had to improvise.

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[WATCH] Toto Africa's bid at flattening the curve has social media talking

Khabazela shares some of the videos that went viral on Twitter and Facebook.

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Watch movies together, apart with Netflix Party

Social distancing doesn't have to mean the end of movie night!

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