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Bus tour operators plead for help

The tourism transport sector was hammered during Covid-19 levels four and five and is asking the government for financial assistance

All hands on deck, we’re trying to revive the economy

Existing government aid schemes must persist, and new ones created, at the same speed as Ters was set up, if we are to survive and thrive after the crisis

UIF resumes relief payments after investigation delay

Temporary relief payments were suspended pending an investigation, but the UIF says it’s back on track

False dawn gives Ace all the cards

The unrepentant, recalcitrant ANC secretary general thinks it’s okay for his and other wayward comrades’ kids to loot

Some are more equal than others

It’s do what we say, not what we do, as the ANC lays Andrew Mlangeni to rest

Lockdown, day 105: When the chips are really down

Coronavirus statistics are now people we know. The pandemic affects us all and it’s hard to see light at the end of the tunnel

Unemployment fund, CCMA face jobs bloodbath

State bodies shielding workers have been weakened by budget cuts and high demands

Rabid denialist unhinged me

Paddy Harper's getting a Covid-19 Ters payout, the government works and life is more free. He was happy until Maskless Muppet pitched

South Africa excludes refugees and asylum seekers from Covid-19 aid

Despite being protected in South Africa by law, these groups have been swept aside when it comes to relief packages

Fear and loathing in the fertile valley of Ceres

Workers in the agricultural and agri-business heartland – and Covid-19 hotspot – fear catching the disease but need the income; stigma stalks the sick; and younger people ignore the virus

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Zuma, Zondo play the waiting game

The former president says he will talk once the courts have ruled, but the head of the state capture inquiry appears resigned to letting the clock run out as the commission's deadline nears

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The ANC has slammed conspiracy theorists and cautioned against showing complacency towards the deadly virus

Lala ngoxolo Mvelase Jackson Mthembu

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