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Rid the infrastructure spend of patronage in the post-Covid-19 reconstruction

This can be done by making the project’s 30% of the budget for local broad-based black economic empowerment a separate budget to break the feedback loop that greases the wheels of patronage.

Covid-19 in classrooms: When a cough causes chaos

Despite the department of basic education’s announcement that teachers and learners were given orientation about the coronavirus, anecdotal evidence doesn’t bear this out

Disease and disorder in the Covid-19 crisis

What do Covid-19, the killing of George Floyd and the toppling of statues express about the human condition at this time of disease-anxiety and global economic recession?

Rethinking communication and innovation in the time of Covid-19

Physical distancing rules do not have to mean that we work in isolation; on the contrary, the need for communication has never been greater

Only three grades to return to school on Monday

Only grades six, 11 and R will return to school as expected, with the rest to be phased in later in the month

Relocation rears its head: Bringing de-densification home in Alexandra

About 1 600 families in the Stjwetla shack settlement in Alexandra, Johannesburg are standing on the verge of seismic change. This is one of their stories

Lockdown level three brings waves of despair

Like all of us, Derek Davey is trying to put on a brave face as we live through a once-in-a-life-time disaster

The man who built a blockade to save his village from Covid

Cities lead the spike in new Covid-19 cases. But in the Western Cape village of Genadendal, where people trace their roots back to the Khoi and freed slaves, one man was worried that unheeded fatal lessons from more than 200 years ago could once again prove tragic

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Basic income grant on the cards as Covid-19 threat intensifies

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Taxis and Covid-19: ‘The ideal doesn’t exist’

After months of complaining about the regulations imposed on the industry, taxi owners have been given a lifeline

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Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

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Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

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