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Covid-19 is yet another burden on the shoulders of women

COMMENT This year, Freedom Day on April 27 came and went without celebration for women in townships and...

Sisulu’s plan threatens water future

With nearly 19 000 tanks needed for emergency water supply, the already broke water department is exhausting its future budget for crucial projects in areas already without water

Waterless Khayelitsha residents fear Covid-19

As the country prepares to go into lockdown, residents fear that they may be at a higher risk of contracting Covid-19

Court interdicts cancelling Hammanskraal wastewater contract

Meanwhile, the City of Tshwane’s leadership is being dissolved due to collapsing service delivery

Dampener for the weekend

Monday. It’s the start of the working week, but I’m already exhausted, worn out. I...

Political battle drains coastal taps

Sabotage and infighting threaten the water supply of 750000 South Coast residents

Water theft: Thirty years of looting

New research details how the department was broken, profiting a select few and leaving a third of South Africa’s population without clean water

In his Sona speech, Ramaphosa must tread the line between promises and reality

South Africa has a slew of service-delivery problems, most notably in the water and electricity sectors. The time for promises is over: what the country needs is action

Impossible choices in QwaQwa: What it takes to get water

A broken municipality and a four-year crisis forces residents to consider desperate choices, such as trading sex for water

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SANDF inquiry clears soldiers of the death of Collins Khosa

The board of inquiry also found that it was Khosa and his brother-in-law Thabiso Muvhango who caused the altercation with the defence force members

The inevitable rise in Covid-19 cases and deaths: What the numbers mean

About 20 people in South Africa die each day from the coronavirus, and this number may peak at 300, while positive cases may reach 8 000 a day, according to some projections

Lockdown set to move to level three countrywide from June 1

President Cyril Ramaphosa notes that the behaviour of citizens during level 3 will determine the fate of the nation

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What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic

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

Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India

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

Covid-19: Eased lockdown and rule of law Webinar

If you are arrested and fined in lockdown, you do get a criminal record if you pay the admission of guilt fine

Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

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PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

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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