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WHO Pushes To Keep Ties With ‘Generous’ U.S. Despite Trump’s Exit Move

LONDON (Reuters) - The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday praised the United States’ “immense” and “generous” contribution to...

South Africa Has Virus Testing Backlog Of Nearly 100, 000

SOUTH AFRICA says it has a backlog of nearly 100,000 unprocessed tests for the coronavirus, a striking example of the painful...

In Healthcare Work, African Immigrants Feel Brunt Of COVID-19

JOEY PETERS IT STARTED a month ago for Lenis Oenga with coughing and wheezing. Oenga, who works as...

ZWELI MKHIZE & GLENDA GRAY ROW: Freedom of Speech Should Underpin Science Advisement To Government

South Africa (SA) is Africa’s science heavyweight, leading the continent in scientific output, and ranks in the top 40 globally in...

Zweli Mkhize: Why Glenda Gray’s COVID-19 Claims Are Wrong and Factually Incorrect

ZWELI MKHIZE In the past week, my office has been inundated with media requests...

Why More Must Be Done To Fight Bogus COVID-19 Cure Claims

CHIMARAOKE ISUGBARA and MARY O. OBIYAN Fake and bogus cure claims are a longstanding, but neglected public health problem....

Two-Day-Old Baby Becomes South Africa’s Youngest Coronavirus Victim – Health Minister

CHARLES MOLELE A TWO-DAY-OLD baby is believed to be the youngest person to die from coronavirus in South...

Cyril Ramaphosa: Every South African Has A Constitutional Right To Challenge Lockdown Regulations

CYRIL RAMAPHOSA We often take our healthy and robust democracy for granted. Yet it is probably our greatest asset...

No Evidence ‘Madagascar Cure’ for COVID-19 Works, says WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that a herbal drink promoted by the president of Madagascar as a cure for covid-19...

African Nations Seek Their Own Solutions In Virus Crisis

A loud hiss and grunt come from a green bag pressing air through a tube, as Senegalese researchers work to develop a prototype ventilator...
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Constitutional Court Dismisses Bid By Mmusi Maimane’s OSAM To Stop School Reopening On Monday

THE CONSTITUTIONAL Court on Friday dismissed with costs an application by Mmusi Maimane’s One South Africa Movement party to stop the...

Schools Reopening: Government Asks For More Time To Respond To Mmusi Maimane’s Constitutional Court Challenge

THE GOVERNMENT has asked for more time before filing a responding affidavit to the One South Africa Movement’s challenge to the...

U.S. Schools Lay Off Hundreds Of Thousands Of Teachers, Setting Up Lasting Harm To Kids

LATE last month, San Diego high school teacher Jessica Macias put aside her worries about her future, psyched herself up and...

Two Girls’ Lockdown Learning Underlines South Africa’s Educational Divide

WHEN Zinzi Lerefolo was sent home from her fee-paying girls’ school in a leafy Johannesburg suburb in March, her family set...

Dedicated Dozen Wits University Top Researchers Nominated For Science Oscars

TWELVE Wits scientists across disciplines have been nominated for NSTF-South 32 Research Awards, known as the 'Science Oscars', and eight are...
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