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Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

Death and anxiety rife at matric marking centres as schools reopening delayed

Education department delays 2021 academic year as the Covid-19 death and infection rates rise rapidly, but assures 2020 matrics that results will be released on time

Home Affairs to slash services in wake of Covid-19 as death registrations spiral

The department will not provide many of its standard services ‘until further notice’, as it focuses on registering an increased number of death certificates

We are staying on adjusted level three — Ramaphosa

Although South Africa’s variant of Covid-19 does not cause more severe illness, the country, according to the president, must be ‘diligent, vigilant and compliant’

Calls for calm over fractious BaPedi kingship

Chapter nine institution wants a peaceful transition after King Thulare’s death

Escapees still at large amid negligence allegations at Tshwane prison

The escape of violent offenders has exposed a slew of alleged negligent deaths at Kgosi Mampuru prison

Kasi kids who love to build robots

The JumpStart programme is giving primary schoolchildren a masterclass in artificial intelligence (and they’re loving it)

Rhythm FM is R52-million of dead air

A R6-million lawsuit is offering new insight into why the state-funded station has not yet broadcast

Inside the brazen prison break at Kgosi Mampuru

Negligence and staff shortages are blamed for after two violent criminals escaped from the prison

FNB dragged into bribery claims

Allegations of bribery against the bank’s chief executive, Jacques Celliers, thrown up in a separate court case

Corruption forces health shake-up in Gauteng

Dr Thembi Mokgethi appointed as new health MEC as premier seeks to stop Covid-19 malfeasance

DA leader bought wife a car with ‘corruption’ earnings

Senior Ekurhuleni councillor Shabangu purchased a Ford SUV from an alleged R1.2-million kickback

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