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Vigilant eyes will monitor South Africa’s first batch of vaccines

The department of health is also negotiating with manufacturers other than AstraZeneca to secure more than one type of vaccine

SA’s level best: Welcome to the new normal

It’s a lifestyle that South Africans will have to maintain as the country navigates an almost post-lockdown situation in which the coronavirus remains very alive and active

Protecting South Africa in the digital information and entertainment age

The Films and Publications Amendment Act aims to protect citizens, but new technology requires that the regulations and guidelines are updated

Locked-down bars survive through gamblers’ luck

Forced to turn away drinkers, bars and pubs with slot machines have managed to keep their doors open during the tough national lockdown

Covid logic beats ‘irrational’ human logic

The virus will lose if the government and high-profile people communicate effectively the reasons for restrictions and the compromises that have been made

Families struggle with funerals under lockdown

Families have found the cultural cost of burying their loved ones under lockdown difficult to bear, but the financial costs have reduced

Engineer our way out of policies that cause corruption and inefficiency

The bidding process and black economic empowerment has backfired, resulting in deficient construction projects

Some reflections on the recent access-to-masjid case

This pandemic must pose an opportunity for serious introspection by all actors involved in taking the case to court, including religious legal fraternities

Transport’s future is integrated, but how do we get there?

In a SIMSystem, governments, transport providers and users seamlessly connect with all available transport systems

‘Watershed’ moment for drone regulation

New legislation eases drone use, but unmanned craft cannot hover over groups of bystanders and must remain within clear sight of operator.

Alibaba and the $40-billion squeeze

The Chinese government tried to take on thriving online marketplace Alibaba, but owner Jack Ma beat the regulators at their own game.

Scrapping over metals goes to court

New export restrictions have caused an uproar in the metal collection and processing industry.

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Judicial committee orders Mogoeng to apologise for SA-Israel remarks

The JCC said that by the chief justice straying into politics, he breached the judicial conduct code and ordered him to issue an apology and retraction

‘Doctors’ wives’ jump Covid queue

Private doctors and civilians have been exploiting gaps in the public health system to get vaccinated

Ithala fails to act against board chairperson over PPE scandal

Morar asked to settle with the state and pay back the profit he made on an irregular tender

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