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How to play professional sports during #COVID-19

With these department of sports, arts and culture directives South Africa’s sportsmen and women return to the field, but spectators still cheer from home.

SA’s lockdown liquor ban: All the spats and stats

Take a look back at all our reporting on the alcohol ban, whether it helped, and why it was necessary.
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Why science & research can be hard to swallow: The giant hamburger of trust

The scientific process is like a hamburger. By examining the quality of each ingredient, you can see how good the end product is. You wouldn’t want mouldy bread or wilted lettuce ruining a perfectly good meal — and similarly you don’t want bad science ruining what could otherwise be a perfectly good vaccine. We look at whether Sputnik V could make it onto the menu.

Sorry, no scalp massages: Hairdresser rules under #level3lockdown

Itching to get your hair and nails done during lockdown? Well, now you can visit your stylist — but make sure to book an appointment and bring your mask.
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Wanderlust during the pandemic: Should you swim in a hotel’s pool?

A lot has changed for the tourism sector in the time of COVID. Read the World Health Organisation’s guidelines on how hotels can keep guests and staff safe.

Beaches, bars and gyms are back: What you can and can’t do under level...

South Africa’s level 2 regulations easing the country’s nationwide lockdown. Find out what has changed and what hasn’t in these updated laws.
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The World Health Organisation’s Solidarity trial testing possible COVID-19 treatments

The World Health Organisation has launched an international study, known as the Solidarity trial, to test possible treatments for COVID-19.