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Northern Cape worried about rise in cases

Premier Zamani Saul blames the doubling of Covid-19 case numbers a week after level three restrictions were implemented – on people travelling from neighbouring provinces

Northern Cape prefers status quo

The DA is working hard at wooing the province’s voters, but its electorate would rather abstain than not vote for the ANC

Noncedo Seekoei

Karoo Travel Dimensions

Fetal illness is scarring the Karoo

The effects of alcoholism on pregnancy are keenly felt beyond just the Western Cape’s winelands.

Violence, pregnant teenagers and booze at De Aar’s end of the world

Alcohol abuse breeds apathy and joblessness, and fuels abuse in an ever more vicious cycle.

How to wean moms off the bottle

Women in South Africa are waking up to the dangers posed by fetal alcohol syndrome.

Ravages of alcohol can be countered

De Aar, which has the world's highest rate of foetal alcohol disorders, has shown that something can be done to fight alcoholism.

Crowd boos ANC speakers at De Aar May Day rally

The ANC faced a tough audience in a dry, hot De Aar when party leaders attended the Workers' Day rally organised by Cosatu.

Higher fuel costs threaten rural B&Bs

Higher fuel costs have hit rural bed-and-breakfast (B&B) establishments hard this year, as companies have had to raise fuel allowances due to higher fuel costs for their commercial travellers visiting rural areas, while cutting their accommodation allowances to keep down the overall cost per sale.

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Limpopo big-game farmer accused of constant harassment

A family’s struggle against alleged intimidation and failure to act by the authorities mirrors the daily challenges farm dwellers face

Zondo tightens his grip with criminal complaint against Zuma

The state capture commission’s star witness now faces a criminal complaint and another summons

King’s land body stops staff cuts

The Ingonyama Trust Board’s interim leaders won’t retrench employees until the land reform minister confirms new board

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Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up

Covid-19 accelerates adoption of technology by the African property sector

It’s not the technology itself that is valuable, it’s the opportunities that it creates: this may be the perfect time for reinvention

BE 1 OF 8 LUCKY PEOPLE TO DRIVE OFF WITH R80 000

From 23 to 30 November 2020, simply purchase any BMW bearing the number “8” and you could be one of eight lucky people to drive off with R80 000

Introducing Sabinet Judgments

A well-rounded view of reported and unreported judgments supplemented by an advanced system to enable users to rapidly find the information they require

The Southern Africa Tuberculosis and Health Systems Support Research and Publication Interventions

The project places emphasis on rolling out a standardised package of occupational health services and mining safety standards across four countries

National skills development inaugural webinar

SALGA will focus on developing leadership competencies and incorporate online and blended learning to enhance governance capabilities and service delivery

South Africa is open for business

The IDC believes that the fundamentals to enable a sustainable economic recovery are firmly in place, writes IDC CEO TP Nchocho