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Vaccine trial results due in December

If successful, it will then have to be manufactured and distributed

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Calls for climate change to top DA policy conference agenda

Some people in the Democratic Alliance apparently have a narrow view of what sustainability means, but voters are concerned about the climate crisis

15 hours ago

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White men still rule and earn more

Women and black people occupy only a few seats at the JSE table, the latest PwC report has found

15 hours ago

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Health workers afraid of passing Covid to family

While nurses bear the brunt of the most psychologically affected of health workers, most are concerned about access to protective supplies

19 hours ago

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Sisulu axes another water board

Umgeni Water’s board in KwaZulu-Natal was appointed irregularly by her predecessor, the water and sanitation minister claims

21 hours ago

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Cosatu proposes interventions to tackle Covid-19 procurement graft

In light of irregular spending on Covid-19 procurement, Cosatu recommends that politically connected people be barred from doing business with the state

22 hours ago

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Lebanon's leaders face rage, calls for reform after blast

Lebanon's leaders face rage, calls for reform after blast

2020-08-07 01:46:00 PM

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ANC still at odds over how to tackle leaders facing serious graft allegations

The ANC’s top six has been mandated to work closely with its integrity committee to tackle claims of corruption against senior party members


2020-08-07 01:18:00 PM

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Fear about vaccine safety rises as race to develop Covid-19 shot gains speed

Fear about vaccine safety rises as race to develop Covid-19 shot gains speed

2020-08-07 08:17:00 AM

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The unbearable sadness of lockdown

Loneliness can seem like a hopeless hole that increases anxiety, depression, fears or thoughts of suicide

2020-08-07 08:13:00 AM

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Covid-19 pandemic highlights challenges of online teaching and learning

The obvious hurdle is how to deal with economic inequalities among students, while other difficulties are communication without the physical aspects and how to build trust.

2020-08-07 07:38:00 AM

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WHO urges African nations to participate in Covid-19 vaccine trials

2020-08-07 06:01:00 AM

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Cellphones, Covid-19 and zoom calls: The making of ‘Cabin Fever’

‘Cabin Fever’, written, directed and produced by Tim Greene, was filmed on cellphones during the hard lockdown earlier this year. It’s a no-budget triumph

2020-08-07 02:50:00 AM

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STEPHEN CRANSTON: Covid-19 fears drive clients into the arms of medical underwriters of life cover

People worry more about their mortality despite the lockdown reducing overall chances of death

2020-08-07 01:07:00 AM

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WATCH | Here's what Annabelle has been up to during lockdown | Channel

WATCH | Keeping up with Annabelle during lockdown

2020-08-06 11:15:00 PM

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Macron calls for international probe into Beirut blast

Macron calls for international probe into Beirut blast

2020-08-06 09:48:00 PM

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Vaccine hesitancy: Speed of COVID-19 vaccine race raises safety concerns

2020-08-06 09:05:00 PM

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Yawning gaps in Covid-19 training for health-care staff

Yawning gaps in Covid-19 training for health-care staff

2020-08-06 08:30:00 PM

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Sisulu refuses to comment on Limpopo shack saga

Sisulu refuses to comment on Limpopo shack saga eNCA

2020-08-06 08:21:00 PM

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Sisulu defends appointment of former ANCYL leader Magasela Mzobe to chair water board

Lindiwe Sisulu, the minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation, has defended her decision to appoint a former ANC Youth League leader to a critical position to chair the interim board of Umgeni Water.

2020-08-06 08:12:00 PM

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EXCLUSIVE: Lindiwe Sisulu speaks out on corruption in ANC

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2020-08-06 07:03:00 PM

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EXCLUSIVE: Lindiwe Sisulu speaks out on corruption in ANC

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2020-08-06 05:59:00 PM

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Two-tier domestic competition will serve SA rugby better - Jake White

New Bulls director of rugby Jake White believes his model could add greater value to South African rugby than lumping all eight teams into one competition.

2020-08-06 05:06:00 PM

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Reel Respect – Influencial women in the entertainment industry | Arena Events - Online Events South Africa

Online and In-person Events in South Africa

2020-08-06 04:22:00 PM

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ANC NEC calls for new Scorpions-like agency

ANC NEC calls for new Scorpions-like agency

2020-08-06 02:12:00 PM

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Amid quarantine, Ecuador women speak in code to seek protection from domestic violence | News24

Ecuadorean women are using code words to seek help in situations of domestic violence as the country's quarantine is creating conditions for increased abuse of women.

2020-08-06 01:15:00 PM

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Two women arrested after found with steroids worth R3m in Pretoria

Two women were arrested during a search and seizure operation at three premises in Pretoria East on Wednesday, the Hawks said.

2020-08-06 01:00:00 PM

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Nonina decries lack of support from BSA for women pugilists

'The truth is that many boxing promoters seem not to like women boxing. Even those promoters who get government grants to stage fights, have not been keen to include female fighters in their tournaments.'

2020-08-06 11:50:00 AM

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Two women arrested after found with steroids worth R3m in Pretoria

Two women were arrested during a search and seizure operation at three premises in Pretoria East on Wednesday, the Hawks said.

2020-08-06 11:29:00 AM

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BCG vaccine may have put SA one prick ahead in fight against Covid

A new study has found a correlation between countries that administer the vaccine and a flattened curve

2020-08-06 11:02:00 AM

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LIVESTREAM: BATSA in court over tobacco ban

LIVESTREAM: BATSA in court over tobacco ban

2020-08-06 10:37:00 AM

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This is how technology caught calls made by Bozwana's alleged killers

A police cellphone expert established that there was communication between four men accused of murdering North West tycoon Wandile Bozwana on the day he was killed.

2020-08-06 10:15:00 AM

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Light SA Red movement calls on govt to extend relief funds to events industry

2020-08-06 09:12:00 AM

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Scientists say BCG vaccine has likely helped flatten Covid-19 curve in SA

In the early days of the pandemic, it was suggested countries like South Africa which gave the BCG vaccine to all newborns were faring better in keeping down Covid-19 infections.

2020-08-06 08:34:00 AM

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ANC NEC calls for new Scorpions-like agency

ANC NEC calls for new Scorpions-like agency

2020-08-06 08:11:00 AM

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COVID-19: SA death toll at 9,298

COVID-19: SA death toll at 9,298

2020-08-06 07:53:00 AM

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EDITORIAL: Don’t bank on a vaccine to end the pandemic

EDITORIAL: Don’t bank on a vaccine to end the pandemic

2020-08-06 06:14:00 AM

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Mpact’s profits fall as Covid-19, electricity outages and alcohol ban affect operations

Mpact’s profits fall after Covid-19 and electricity shocks

2020-08-05 10:34:00 PM

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LOOK: Another huge increase in excess deaths compared to official Covid-19 figures

Excess deaths have risen by 5 728 in the latest weekly report by the SA Medical Research Council, while the official Covid-19 death count was 1 889 in the same period.

2020-08-05 09:13:00 PM

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Onelogix warns of big profit hit due to Covid-19

Onelogix warns of big profit hit due to Covid-19

2020-08-05 09:06:00 PM

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EXCLUSIVE: SA mineral exports rebound strongly in June despite Covid-19

EXCLUSIVE: SA mineral exports rebound strongly in June despite Covid-19 🔒

2020-08-05 08:17:00 PM

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Finalists on 'following' in Zozi's footsteps, changing role of Miss SA amid Covid-19

The top 10 finalists spoke on a range of issues ahead of the finale taking place in October.

2020-08-05 07:55:00 PM

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Arsenal to sack 55 staff as Covid-19 hits revenues

The club said they had done all they could to reduce costs, including players, senior staff and executive taking voluntary pay cuts.

2020-08-05 07:30:00 PM

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Pitso Mosimane laments the new normal under Covid-19

Pitso Mosimane laments the new normal under Covid-19

2020-08-05 07:30:00 PM

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SA hospitals’ stance on the controversial hydroxychloroquine drug as Covid-19 treatment

The Department of Health says it does not recommend the use of the controversial anti-malarial drug, hydroxychloroquine, as a Covid-19 treatment.

2020-08-05 07:27:00 PM

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PETER BRUCE: Stand up to the ANC mafia Mr President, or say goodbye

PETER BRUCE: Stand up to the ANC mafia Mr President, or say goodbye 🔒 Bruceps

2020-08-05 06:53:00 PM

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SA's recovery rate up to 69.8%: COVID-19 situation desk 5 August

2020-08-05 06:35:00 PM

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US signs $1bn deal for 100-million doses of J&J’s Covid-19 vaccine candidate

This is J&J's first deal to supply its investigational vaccine to a country

2020-08-05 06:34:00 PM

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EXPLAINER: What Africa, approaching a million cases, is doing to fight COVID-19

EXPLAINER: What Africa, approaching a million cases, is doing to fight COVID-19

2020-08-05 06:29:00 PM

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'He has been grounded' - SA weighs in on suspension of Amakhosi's Bobby Motaung

Videos of Bobby Motaung allegedly partying during lockdown are still circulating on social media

2020-08-05 05:45:00 PM

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PETER BRUCE: Stand up to the ANC mafia Mr President, or say goodbye

PETER BRUCE: Stand up to the ANC mafia Mr President, or say goodbye

2020-08-05 05:07:00 PM

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Masondo’s future as deputy finance minister in hands of ANC officials

Masondo’s future as deputy finance minister in hands of ANC officials

2020-08-05 04:55:00 PM

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ANC talks tough on PPE tender fraud

ANC talks tough on PPE tender fraud eNCA

2020-08-05 04:21:00 PM

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Covid-19 cases slow in hotspot provinces: Health minister Zweli Mkhize

Three South African provinces considered coronavirus hotspots have seen new infections slow in recent weeks,

2020-08-05 04:19:00 PM

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Garden Route sees rise in Covid-19 infections, hospitalisations and deaths

The Garden Route is still recording an increase in Covid-19 infections, hospitalisations and deaths.

2020-08-05 03:37:00 PM

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DA accuses ANC of blocking its Covid-19 oversight visits to KZN hospitals

The MEC for health in KwaZulu-Natal has come under heavy criticism for allegedly blocking a scheduled oversight visit to Stanger Hospital by DA shadow minister of health Siviwe Gwarube

2020-08-05 03:15:00 PM

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SA's lockdown film shot with cellphones premieres today

South Africa’s first Covid-19 feature film called Cabin Fever and which was inspired by the stringent lockdowns across the world is set to premiere on Wednesday on M-Net Box Office.

2020-08-05 02:45:00 PM

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JOHN STEENHUISEN: The ANC is fast becoming a predator government

JOHN STEENHUISEN: The ANC is fast becoming a predator government

2020-08-05 02:29:00 PM

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Covid-19 ICU mortality reduced by 25% since introduction of dexamethasone

An ampoule of dexamethasone, a drug being used to treat critically ill Covid-19 patients.

2020-08-05 01:51:00 PM

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COVID-19: Proportion of youth with COVID-19 triples in five months – WHO

COVID-19: Proportion of youth with COVID-19 triples in five months – WHO

2020-08-05 01:29:00 PM

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The unbearable sadness of lockdown

Loneliness can seem like a hopeless hole that increases anxiety, depression, fears or thoughts of suicide

2020-08-05 01:17:00 PM

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Bobby Motaung suspended by Kaizer Chiefs

Bobby Motaung suspended by Kaizer Chiefs

2020-08-05 10:41:00 AM

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