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Africa can build back better after Covid-19

The continent’s interconnectedness is what will be its catalyst for recovery

Question marks surround Madagascar’s Covid-19 ‘miracle cure’

Despite Malagasy President Andry Rajoelina’s claims of a cure for Covid-19, experts say ‘there is absolutely no evidence’ that is true

‘We cannot be complacent,’ says Africa CDC boss

Africa’s new disease control agency reacted early and quickly to the Covid-19 pandemic

Jack Ma v. Bill Gates: Does Africa need another benevolent billionaire?

The latest member of the benevolent billionaires club could learn from what his peers have done right — and wrong

The coronavirus and Africa: Exposing our vulnerabilities and inequalities

Africa is no stranger to dealing with epidemics. A regional body has been established to co-ordinate responses, but fault lines are evident at a national level

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

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

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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