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Good news: Africa is declared free of wild polio

The global polio eradication initiative, involving governments, the World Health Organisation and other institutions, was launched in 1988. It took three decades of immunising children to eradicate the poliovirus on the continent

Covid-19 in Africa: The good news and the bad

What might Africa look like in the wake of the pandemic? There’s enough change happening to keep both optimists happy and pessimists glum

Malaria deaths could double during Covid-19 pandemic, warns WHO

The World Health Organisation said people could die of preventable illnesses if steps to control malaria as well as immunisation for measles, yellow fever and polio are interrupted

Meet the doctor leading Africa’s fight to contain the coronavirus pandemic

Dr Matshidiso Moeti’s father helped to eliminate smallpox. Now she’s leading Africa’s efforts against the coronavirus

WHO: Half of Africa’s countries can still avoid a serious outbreak

But only if draconian border closures are accompanied by effective public health interventions

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Zulu land body challenges audit outcome

Ingonyama Trust Board chairperson Jerome Ngwenya has challenged the audit process in the face of a series of unfavourable ratings

‘Terrorised’ family shines a light on traditional leadership for vulnerable people

The ambiguity between traditional and constitutional leadership has been exposed by the violent banishment of an Eastern Cape family

Sisulu dissolves housing agency board, again

The HDA is once again under administration, and its acting chief executive gets to stay on

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