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Ebrahim Patel MIA as the South African National Accreditation System battles its board

Trade and Industry Minister Ebrahim Patel has failed to intervene at the South African National Accreditation System since being made aware of alleged board inteference last November

Richard Calland: What brave new world awaits us?

Responses to terrible inequality, climate change and the Covid-19 economic crisis will decide this

‘Level three will require great discipline and responsibility’ — Dlamini-Zuma

The local government minister has laid out how lockdown level three will work, but she warned that it comes with a danger of Covid-19 spreading further

E-commerce will assist economy

Allowing companies to sell products online will help them to stay afloat during the lockdown

Government’s Covid-19 science mask is slipping

The government’s professed reliance on science to justify its response to the pandemic reveals both its overconfidence and its insecurities about getting citizens to cooperate

Support local businesses to grow the economy

The pandemic has disturbed global production chains, so strengthening local chains will ensure supply, boost the country’s manufacturing capacity and inspire innovation

Compulsory face masks and curfew kick in as lockdown eases

The easing of SA’s lockdown means more than 40% of the workforce will be back at work, but if Covid-19 cases go up the lockdown will intensify again

Ebrahim Patel: Essential goods include baby clothes

The government has tried to clarify its position on baby clothes and blankets, saying stores that are already open can sell these for infants up to 36 months old

The national disaster fund will be used to finance preventative measures for Covid-19

Money from the national disaster management fund will be used to fight the spread of the coronavirus and funds from other departments could be used as well

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The coronavirus has hit the Eastern Cape hard, but many rural areas in the province still have no clean water for hand washing, forcing residents to break lockdown regulations to protest

Basic income grant on the cards as Covid-19 threat intensifies

The pandemic has triggered a global economic crisis that will leave many South Africans without income security

Taxis and Covid-19: ‘The ideal doesn’t exist’

After months of complaining about the regulations imposed on the industry, taxi owners have been given a lifeline

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Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

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Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

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Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

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