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‘Healers are part of Covid solution’

Traditional healers feel they have been excluded from the national response to the coronavirus, despite most South Africans consulting them for a range of ailments including depression

Domestic workers are hit hard by lockdown

According to UIF data, only 15 888 domestic workers, of a possible 673 940, have been paid from the Covid-19 Temporary employer-employee relief scheme

What it’s like to lead the Covid-19 response in Africa’s most populous country

Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, the director general of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, is up for the challenge

Eusebius McKaiser: A few critics are smoking some strong stuff

Blame and praise can’t be apportioned to individual leaders of a collective Cabinet

To the teachers of South Africa: We salute you

Teachers are probably some of the most undervalued people in society and often criticised for being ineffective or being chastised for this, that and the other.

South African women live with the burden of ‘constant vigilance’

Fear of being attacked restricts the movement of most women in everyday life

Virus exposes inequalities at universities

Students at the former homeland universities battle with conditions created by poverty

SOS: Covid-19 leaves stranded Africans distressed and abandoned

Many African governments have paid little more than lip service to their citizens stranded all over the world

The Ugandan good Samaritan sanitising hospitals and police stations

Compelled to make a difference during the Covid-19 pandemic, an IT consultant is now helping to keep essential services workers healthy

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Historic tobacconist decides to quit

The Cape Town institution, which has traded from the same location for 200 years, has been forced from its premises because of being unable to sell tobacco during the lockdown

Satanists say ‘hell no’ to gatherings during level three

Because of Covid-19, the newly formed South Africa Satanic Church will not emerge from the shadows under new lockdown rules

Judge trashes entire lockdown regime as constitutionally flawed

The high court ruling will delight gatvol South Africans but is unlikely to stand the test of time

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Former bursary student hits a six and lands top job at WPCA

Thuthuka Bursary recipient Tennyson Botes decided to make a difference in his community — and he's doing exactly that

SANRAL to professionalise its finance division with world-class professional accounting designations

'It is about how I can get my staff to acquire more skills and sharpen those skills that they already have,' says SANRAL CFO Inge Mulder

Empowering his people to unleash their potential

'Being registered as an AGA(SA) means you are capable of engineering an idea and turning it into money,' says Raymond Mayekisa

What is an AGA(SA) and AT(SA) and why do they matter?

If your company has these qualified professionals it will help improve efficiencies and accelerate progress by assisting your organisation to perform better

Mining company uses rich seam of technology to gear up for Covid-19

Itec Direct technology provides instant temperature screening of staff returniing to the workplace with no human contact

Covid-19 and Back to School Webinar

If our educators can take care of themselves, they can take care of the children they teach

5G technology is the future

Besides a healthcare problem Covid-19 is also a data issue and 5G technology, with its lightning speed, can help to curb its spread

JTI off to court for tobacco ban: Government not listening to industry or consumers

The tobacco ban places 109 000 jobs and 179 000 wholesalers and retailers at risk — including the livelihood of emerging farmers

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