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Why Covid likely won’t change the plight of community health workers

In the absence of action from the health department, South Africa’s community health workers are once again having to fight for their rights, with a nationwide strike planned from 9 November.

The PPE scandal that the Treasury hasn’t touched

Many government officials have been talking tough about dealing with rampant corruption in PPE procurement but the majority won't even release names of who has benefited from the R10-billion spend

#JoburgFire: Neighbouring buildings asked to evaluate

The fire began burning again on Thursday, and the City of Johannesburg has called for reinforcements

Fatal Johannesburg building fire reignites

The building is shared by the departments of health, human settlements and cooperative governance

Gauteng turns to drones to monitor construction projects

The drone launched on Monday cost approximately R20 000 and is the size of a 500ml water bottle, weighing 700g

Klipspruit West SGB dissolved, teaching expected to continue

​This comes after several disruptions which took place at the school last week.

Smooth sailing as home affairs beats Zim permits deadline

The home affairs department announced the Zimbabwean Documentation Project deadline was successful and that no deportations would take place yet.

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Luxor Paints loses CCMA case, must pay workers R40-m in back pay

Some of the 181 workers were dismissed for carrying sticks during a strike, others were dismissed even though they weren’t at the picket, but were deemed guilty by association

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

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