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Civil unrest turns deadly in Guinea

Guinea’s response to the coronavirus has exacerbated the country’s existing fault lines

Get out of the way, Eskom

There’s only one option for South Africa and that is to scrap the flailing power utility

Offline horrors hit home affairs

One of the department’s centres was unavailable for 130 out of SA’s 248 working days in the past year

Nine and a half weeks in Vodahell

'For a communications company, Vodacom is exceptionally bad at communicating'

Eskom coal silo under stress since January – Union

A coal storage silo that collapsed at Majuba power station in Mpumalanga had been showing signs of stress since January, says trade union Solidarity.

Eskom: Majuba coal silo collapse has ‘significant consequences’

South Africans are to brace themselves for more rolling blackouts while Eskom struggles to keep the lights on as a coal storage silo collapses.

Baragwanath blames power cuts on two employees

The Gauteng department of health has given warning letters to two employees over power outages at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto.

Eskom says power supply is tight during maintenance

Eskom says its power system is expected to be constrained for two weeks as generators are being maintained.

Power play casts Zim in the dark

Electricity crisis has worsened as power stations break down and international investors stay away from Zimbabwe.

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Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future

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A staggered exit from the lockdown accompanied by stepped-up testing to cover every district is necessary for India right now

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Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

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PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

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Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

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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

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