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Paddy Harper: Will the Covid-19 cigarette ban come back to burn the ANC?

Flashbacks of nicotine deprivation and not poor service delivery may see a run on the polls on Monday

Covid-19 reveals cracks in the ‘care economy’

Unpaid labour, primarily done by women, played an essential role in sustaining society during the pandemic – now policymakers must give this work its proper due

Immunocompromised finally prioritised for Covid-19 booster shots

Organ recipients are at greater risk of death from Covid-19, while waiting lists for transplants grow

Russia’s Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine turned down over HIV concerns

The Russian-produced vaccine might increase the risk of vaccinated males getting HIV, says South Africa’s health products regulatory authority

Covid-19 border closures hit Zimbabwe’s women traders hard

The past 18 months have been tough for women cross-border traders, who saw their income vanish when borders closed

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

UK govt botched initial Covid response: MPs’ probe

Britain has suffered one of the highest tolls in Europe with nearly 138 000 Covid-19 deaths since March last year, raising questions about why it has fared worse than comparable nations.

Covid may collapse climate talks

When crises strike then selfishness prevails, as Britain has done with its vaccine ‘red’ travel list

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

Gift of the jab: Six tips for when you speak to the Covid unvaxxed

Vaccination campaigns that promote how having the Covid-19 vaccination will benefit individuals rather than society are more effective to convince people who are neutral or hesitant about getting vaccinated.

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

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