South Africa excludes refugees and as...

COMMENT Covid-19 has had a severe effect on the socioeconomic life of all of South Africa’s inhabitants. It is vital that they all receive protection in the form of healthcare, humanitarian aid and social welfare. Refugees and asylum seekers, too, look to the government for protection  These individuals are protected in South Africa by the […]

Parliament deals blow to Ingonyama Tr...

Parliament’s land reform portfolio committee wants Land Reform Minister Thoko Didiza to freeze state funding to the troubled Ingonyama Trust Board (ITB) until it can present a budget and evidence of plans to spend money on people living on land under its control. Members of the committee, which met on Friday to finalise the agriculture, […]

Cryptic Crossword 234 – 29 May

Story Tip-offs

29 May 2020

Story Tip-offs

Eastern Cape fails tracing and testin...

As South Africa moves to lockdown level three, the Eastern Cape is struggling to keep up with contact tracing and testing for Covid-19. The provincial government says the number of Covid-19 cases increased rapidly when the lockdown level moved from five to level four on May 1. Concerns about how the province was handling the […]

Smokers’ fight to light up moves onli...

South African smokers say they’ve waited to exhale long enough and are threatening civil disobedience if they’re not allowed to buy cigarettes legally. For the duration of the coronavirus lockdown, government regulations have banned the sale of cigarettes, tobacco products, and e-cigarette liquids. During a parliamentary question and answer session, Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs […]

Openview, now powered by two million ...

SPONSORED In the highly competitive, content-driven space of providing world-class entertainment to South Africans, whose power of choice is more diverse than ever,  two million households have chosen Openview as their go-to viewing option.     Launched in 2013, South Africa’s first free-to-air satellite platform has shown progressive growth and the platform is now activating over 35 […]

The ‘lockdown generation’ has been hi...

Young people are disproportionately affected by the jobs purge triggered by the Covid-19 economic crisis. This is according to a report recently released by the International Labour Organisation (ILO), which tracks the continued effects of the pandemic and global efforts to curb infections. Fifteen-to-25-year-olds “are facing multiple shocks from the Covid‑19 crisis, which could lead […]

The Sisterhood: Reviving the evidence...

“I love you, but I don’t trust you”, whispers from black heart to black heart like a mantra against our farcical solidarity. Where self-deprecation meets self-love, can there be a successful collective? Can a revolution come from the transmuted wounds of the Black woman? Can a festival turn into eternal solidarity? Can we be friends […]

Africa can build back better after Co...

COMMENT These are challenging times for Africa and the rest of our global village.  As of May 24, 54 countries in Africa had recorded more than 100 000 Covid-19 cases and over 3 000 deaths. And although the number of cases continues to grow, it could have been much worse had it not been for […]

Search

Advertisement


Sponsored Ad

Get the new Eazy Bookings Android app NOW!!! Book Flights, Cars and Accommodation on your Android Phone/Tablet.
Download Now

Advertisement