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My late uncle, and the ethics of clinical trials in Africa

Despite the long history of medical racism, any potential Covid-19 vaccines must be tested in Africa — but not only on the continent

Covid-19 and the call for solidarity: Challenges for informal settlements

It is difficult for residents of informal settlements to follow guidelines to prevent Covid-19 transmission, such as hand-washing, in the absence of access to water. It is governments’ responsibility to provide these basic services

Who qualifies for Covid-19 testing?

Not everyone can get tested for the coronavirus. There are structures in place guiding health practitioners when it comes to screening patients for testing

Editorial: Trust is key to fight Ebola

'Don’t expect the outbreak to be contained until, somehow, local communities are given good reason to trust the responders'

DRC Ebola outbreak officially over

The spread of the outbreak to Mbandaka roused the concern of the health ministry and other public health organisations

Tedros aims to turn the WHO around

Good things are being said about the World Health Organisation since Ethiopia’s man came on board

World Health Organisation worried as Ebola emerges in urban area

WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is optimistic the health organisation — along with its partners — will be able to beat the virus

Robert Mugabe no longer ambassador for WHO

Following global outrage, where Mugabe's ambassadorial position was revoked, the Zimbabwean government reacted by calling the WHO the 'biggest loser'

WHO’s new boss is just the right medicine

"Make no mistake: in choosing Tedros, the WHO has made a decisive break from the past. It was about time."

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Ithala backs its embattled chairperson

Roshan Morar is being investigated in connection with KwaZulu-Natal education department backpack sanitiser tender worth R4-million and a batch of face masks that vanished

Q&A Sessions: ‘My north star is the patient’

Rhulani Nhlaniki is Pfizer’s cluster lead for sub-Saharan Africa. As Pfizer starts phase III of the clinical trial of their Covid-19 vaccine candidate, he tells Malaikah Bophela that if it is successful, the company will ensure the vaccine will be available to everyone who needs it

Murder of anti-mining activist emboldens KZN community

Mam’Ntshangase was described as a fierce critic of mining and ambassador for land rights.

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Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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