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Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Judge blasts advocates for travel

In a judgment set to be appealed, the judge said lawyers had to set an example to all South Africans during the national lockdown

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Wearing a face mask? Get a free orange

Soweto based young professional, Nhlanhla Mohlauli has decided to plough back into his community by helping entrepreneurs in the informal economy

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

Build infrastructure to support the fourth industrial revolution

Technology has the potential to solve many of the country’s social problems such as electricity production and the eradication of pit latrines

Pandas mate in lockdown privacy

Stuck at home with no visitors and not much else to do, a pair of pandas in Hong Kong finally decided to give mating a go after a decade of dodging the issue

Lockdown is wrong for Africa

In Africa, more people will die as a result of what we are doing to prevent Covid-19 than will be saved by doing it

Covid-19 stimulus packages must prioritise the green economy

Our response to the Covid-19 pandemic can and should place a just transition at the centre of all economic stimulus packages

Covid-19 hits prison system

A warder at a correctional facility has tested positive for Covid-19, sparking concerns about the effects of the pandemic on the whole system

Army calls for reserve volunteers

This week the South African Military Health Service issued a call to registered medical personnel to join the Reserve Force as volunteers until June 23 as part of the operation against Covid-19

Nature thrives in our distancing during the lockdown

In the past few weeks, nature has expanded into the spaces we have ceded by going into isolation

Editorial: Shame on you, Stella!

Politically, it would also help this country if our president were able to act more decisively against ministers who show little regard for the law

Meaty matters plague me

The days roll into one another as I work the phone to feed the news machine. I’d like to be fed too . . . but my butcher betrayed me

Mourning for Martha

A family gathers to bury its matriarch. Side simke emhlabeni, sibe nawe ezulwini (dust to dust)

Quiet contemplation this Easter

From church services over WhatsApp to eating with family and listening to chilled music over Instagram, South Africa is going to have a very different long weekend, grounded in sharing and caring

Meet the doctor leading Africa’s fight to contain the coronavirus pandemic

Dr Matshidiso Moeti’s father helped to eliminate smallpox. Now she’s leading Africa’s efforts against the coronavirus

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

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