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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.

De Lille hastens IDT closure

The Independent Development Trust’s board and the department of public works and infrastructure have agreed to devise an exit plan, which will see the entity closed by early next year

Crucial state workers given lifeline

Employees at the beleaguered IDT have been given a three-month extension of their contracts

Unions lock negotiators in amid public sector wage talks deadlock

On Wednesday morning, it was not immediately clear how long the negotiators had been locked in.

Zille’s Aids testing incentive campaign angers YCL

The Young Communist League has dubbed Western Cape premier Helen Zille's campaign of offering incentives to people testing for HIV/Aids as immoral.

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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

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

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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