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Not all of Jo’burg’s street traders can sell their wares under lockdown

Street traders are central to food security in Johannesburg. But since being declared an essential service under lockdown, street trade in South Africa’s biggest city has returned to uneven ground

What is this place?: The visual simulacrum of South Africa in the Covid-19 lockdown

Why is the visual depiction of this country in centre-left international online news publications so unrecognisable?

Virus shakes up taxi sector

Covid-19 and the subsequent lockdown have continued to tear through profits in the taxi industry, requiring the sector to formulate a new approach for how it operates, even beyond the pandemic

How I rode out Covid-19 lockdown level 5

It began with an operation, itself a form of lockdown, and convalescence in the silent suburbs was welcome but brought with it worries about the future

Dramatic changes are coming to newsrooms across Africa

The pandemic could deliver a crippling blow to media houses across the continent

Khosa case: Going straight to the Constitutional Court isn’t always the right path

Even where the case is a strong one, direct access to the highest court is a route only in truly exceptional circumstances

Būjin on spitting ‘Weird Venom’

Dani Kyengo O’Neill has just released her first solo single. It’s a mantra. An anthem. A daily devotion. A queer prayer. Listen to it

The parallel yet familiar world of Tjovitjo

With season two set to debut on Netflix at the end of the month, filmmaker Vincent Moloi opens up on his artistic choices and inspirations.

Alexandra’s black market for booze under lockdown

Underground liquor has a long history in South Africa. Its next chapter is being written under the nationwide Covid-19 lockdown

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Lockdown set to move to level three countrywide from June 1

President Cyril Ramaphosa notes that the behaviour of citizens during level 3 will determine the fate of the nation

Watch it again: Ramaphosa on risk-adjusted Covid-19 strategy

President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to address his fellow South Africans on developments in the risk-adjusted strategy to manage the spread of the coronavirus

Engineering slips out of gear at varsity

Walter Sisulu University wants to reprioritise R178-million that it stands to give back to treasury after failing to spend it

Press Releases

Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

Who is caring for the healthcare workers? 'Working together is how we are going to get through this. It’s not just a marathon, it’s a relay'.

PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

DriveRisk stays safe with high-tech thermal camera solution

Itec Evolve installed the screening device within a few days to help the driver behaviour company become compliant with health and safety regulations

Senwes launches Agri Value Chain Food Umbrella

South African farmers can now help to feed the needy by donating part of their bumper maize crop to delivery number 418668

Ethics and internal financial controls add value to the public sector

National treasury is rolling out accounting technician training programmes to upskill those who work in its finance units in public sector accounting principles

Lessons from South Korea for Africa’s development

'Leaders can push people through, through their vision and inspiration, based on their exemplary actions'

Old Mutual announces digital AGM

An ambitious plan to create Africa’s biggest digital classroom is intended to address one of the continent’s biggest challenges — access to education

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