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Covid-19 surges in the Eastern Cape

With people queuing for services, no water, lax enforcement of mask rules and plenty of partying, the virus is flourishing once again, and a quarter of the growth is in the Eastern Cape

Convict Andile Lungisa resists calls to quit city council

Former youth league leader Andile Lungisa cites ANC constitution, and argues assault is not corruption in a bid to keep his party membership

Hard-hit municipalities brace for more deaths

South Africa’s Covid-19-related deaths have been comparatively lower than the rest of the world. But municipalities are preparing for the worst

A reimagined school is embedded in its community

The coronavirus pandemic is pushing us to respond to issues that were around before Covid-19, including at schools in poor areas

Eastern Cape fails tracing and testing

With the shift to lockdown level three on Monday, details are emerging of how the previous relaxation added pressure to the already poorly performing Eastern Cape Covid-19 response

Eastern Cape’s PPE shortage endangers healthcare workers

Health workers on the front line in one of the poorest provinces are struggling with a shortage of protective equipment and accuse the health department of being unprepared for the pandemic

Coding without computers reaches thousands of learners

“It was the opportunity of a lifetime for some of our kids … allowing them to explore a world of programming and the creative use of technology.”

NPA recovers nearly R12-billion

In the past year alone, the Asset Forfeiture Unit has recovered money and assets gained through corruption-related crimes

Hawks raid Bobani’s office, seize wife’s laptop

Bobani's lawyer, Danie Gouws, confirmed the Hawks raided his client's office at the City Hall in Port Elizabeth and his residence

Early state capture stalled motor city

And universities in the Eastern Cape have not taken up the challenge of creating knowledge centres to produce solutions

Editorial: Diversity should be DA’s strength

The past 18 months have been gruelling for the country’s official opposition

‘Coalition failures will bring more votes’

The DA launched its 2019 election campaign last week. It will focus on winning Gauteng, the Northern Cape and the Western Cape.

SA cities need to unclog their bureaucracy drains to let business flow

A World Bank report on doing business in South Africa says there is room for its cities to improve business conditions

Trollip loses urgent bid to overturn Nelson Mandela Bay ousting

The United Democratic Movement's Mongameli Bobani therefore remains mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay

UDM tells the DA to take a hike

Bantu Holomisa says the official opposition uses other parties to gain control and then shuns them

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Zuma maintains his true colours at Zondo commission

The former president’s escapades at the commission of inquiry into state capture are a far cry from Nelson Mandela’s response when summonsed to testify in the high court

Gordhan tells Zondo how Moyane wanted to advance the objectives of state capture

The public enterprises minister is being cross-examined by Tom Moyane’s lawyers at the state capture inquiry, as both men seek to defend their reputations

Shadow of eviction looms over farm dwellers

In part two of a series on the lives of farm dwellers, Tshepiso Mabula ka Ndongeni finds a community haunted by the scourge of eviction

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Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!