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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...

COVID-19: Preparing For The Reopening of Schools in West and Central Africa

Nationwide closures in West and Central Africa are impacting 140 million children across the region, including forcibly displaced children who are integrated...
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Litigating The Right To Education In SA – An Overview Of Some Of The Most Important Cases Of The Last 10 Years

The following op-ed is written by Ona Xolo of the Legal Resources Centre. THE basic education system in South...

Over 4 000 Gauteng Teachers Above Age 60 Forced To Retire Due To COVID

NYAKALLO TEFU WHEN schools reopen in Gauteng on August 24, many teachers might not be there.

60% Of Private Schools Risk Closing Down Due To Financial Challenges, Non-payment Of School Fees By Parents

CHARLES MOLELE and NYAKALLO TEFU At least 60% of private schools risk closing down due to financial challenges, particularly...

Food Security: Many Revolutions Were Started Because Of Hunger, Says Professor Thuli Madonsela

“Many revolutions have been started not because of philosophies, but because of hunger."This stark warning about the potential impact that the Covid-19...

#TuksTennis: Tuks Player Motivated After Being On Court With Tennis Legends

THERE ARE not many Tuks athletes who at 15 can boast of having rubbed shoulders with two of...
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