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Covid-19 a stress-test for legislative emergency provisions in African countries

Research by a Cape-based academic centre found that the implementation of legislative provisions was done selectively in South Africa, Mozambique, Kenya, Malawi and Zambia

South Africans can now access their Covid-19 vaccination certificate digitally

A step-by-step toolkit explains everything you need to know to download your digital vaccination certificate

A granular look at UK’s Covid-19 ‘red list’ shows why it’s deeply flawed

When the UK’s red list is considered at a more granular level, the difficulties become immediately apparent.

Covid-19 accelerates Capitec’s move to digital banking

The bank has been on a journey of digitalisation, moving from cash to card payments

South Africa moves to alert level 1 after 130-day Covid-19 third wave

Larger gatherings are now allowed, together with a shorter curfew and longer alcohol sale times

Covid-19 vaccine mandates: A constitutional balancing act

South Africa’s laws allow the government to implement mandatory Covid vaccinations but, if it chooses this path, it must do so responsibly

Civil society steps in to fight SA’s ‘hidden hunger’ revealed by Covid-19

The healthy-food famine does not fit stereotypical images of need, yet it can be addressed creatively

South Africa gets major investment to treat Covid-19, TB, cancer, and HIV

President Cyril Ramaphosa welcomed the investment, noting that it ‘is a leapfrog to cutting edge technology’

R500-million Covid-19 Gauteng hospital contract was irregularly awarded — SIU

The bank accounts of Pro Service Consulting and Thenga Holdings have been frozen

Covid-19: No vaccine booster shots needed yet

Scientists agree it is important to get most of the population vaccinated before giving booster jabs

The convenient myth of an Africa spared from Covid-19

There are few, if any, studies to support Pfizer chief executive’s assertion that the global south would be more vaccine-hesitant than the north

Beer industry welcomes lifting of Covid-19 alcohol ban

But brewers warn that a festive season prohibition will negate any recovery in the sector

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