COVID-19

Will Covid-19 vaccines bring life back to normal in 2021?

Vaccinating tens of millions of people will be very difficult

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26 November 2020

Covid-19: Health department warning on initiation schools

Eastern Cape will probe issuing of certificates when schools are still closed

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25 November 2020

Health workers say they have to meet their supervisors under a tree in Khayelitsha

They are picketing for better working conditions and wages

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24 November 2020

Residents punished for municipal water bill mix-up

Electricity cut off because of unpaid water accounts which residents say they never received

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24 November 2020

Bus drivers protest for Covid relief

More than 300 Algoa Bus Company employees want to know what has happened to TERS payments

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23 November 2020

Covid-19: Trains overcrowded as rail service battles to keep up with demand

UNTU accuses PRASA of flouting safety rules

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23 November 2020

High death rate in African Covid-19 intensive care units

Hospitals across the continent have few resources. A new study shows the consequences.

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20 November 2020

Decomposing bodies piling up since 2010 at Pietermaritzburg mortuary

Staff say conditions have only got worse since they protested in 2018

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19 November 2020

Day Zero in “The Place of Water”

Tsitsikama village in the old Ciskei struggles with a severe water shortage

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19 November 2020

Blouvlei crèche survived apartheid but may not survive Covid-19

The historic crèche opened in 1955 in Cape Town by Dora Tamana is struggling

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17 November 2020

Collapsed travel agency owes millions to customers and staff

Liquidators’ first report on STA Travel paints grim picture

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11 November 2020

Closure of Durban refugee centre leaves asylum seekers in limbo

Government and institutions are ignoring minister’s blanket extension of permits

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11 November 2020

NEHAWU members remove Northdale Hospital CEO from the building

The group say they are dissatisfied with his management of the hospital

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10 November 2020

Post offices “overwhelmed” with Covid-19 recipients

Over 1.3 million people have been approved for the special Covid-19 Social Relief of Distress grant in KwaZulu-Natal

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6 November 2020

Court rejects urgent bid to extend top-up grants

Millions of beneficiaries need the top-up to get by, argued Black Sash

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2 November 2020