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Motsepe and friends donate R1-billion to fight Covid-19

The Motsepe family has called on corporations with financial means to exercise “ubuntu” by contributing money to assist the government to combat the spread of Covid-19

High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

South Africa has been junked

Treasury says the credit ratings downgrade “could not have come at a worse time”, as country enters a 21-day Covid-19 lockdown with little money saved up

How to tackle Covid-19 in informal settlements

It’s difficult to enforce a lockdown in informal settlements, and social distancing may be impossible. New ideas are needed

The coronavirus outbreak through the eyes of a South African doctor in Seattle

The coronavirus outbreak through the eyes of a South African doctor in Seattle

Surviving Covid-19 — and Modi

A religious and nationalist agenda has replaced the promise of development and left India ill-equipped to manage the pandemic

South African woman takes her own life in Kenyan quarantine

The death comes after complaints of deplorable conditions at the quarantine center where she was housed

Covid-19 lockdown chaos for homeless people left in limbo

Bullets also fired indiscriminately at people in the inner city, homeless or not

Southern Africa’s dangerous information gap exacerbates natural disasters

During Cyclone Idai, responses were hampered by a shortage of reliable information. This has worrying implications for dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic

South Africa’s lockdown may push Zimbabwe to the edge

Even before the Covid-19 pandemic, the situation in Zimbabwe could not have been much worse

The Covid-19 view from rural Eastern Cape: ‘The virus is still far from us’

In one part of the rural Eastern Cape, some people say they are continuing with life as normal; others did not hear or watch the president’s lockdown announcement because they had no electricity

Three-month Covid-19 deployment of SANDF planned

Ramaphosa tells Parliament that the military deployment to curb Covid-19 will cost more than R600-million

Covid-19: One confirmed dead, more than 1 000 people infected in South Africa

With the country starting its 21-day lockdown, the health minister announced the first deaths on Friday morning

Covid-19’s impact on small biz

Small businesses are choosing to adapt and upgrade their offering in order to keep their heads above water until Covid-19 is contained

Waterless Khayelitsha residents fear Covid-19

As the country prepares to go into lockdown, residents fear that they may be at a higher risk of contracting Covid-19

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Paddy Harper: Sho’t left for rights, so pay up

The danger’s invisible but terrifying. So the army’s rolling in, freedom’s rolling out, I’m rolling up and my overdraft is rolling over

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories