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Mon, 15 Jun 2020 07:43:45 GMT
20 Million Use COVID-19 WhatsApp Line - Focus on Health Workers is Next
[allAfrica] Johannesburg -Months after successfully launching COVID-19 Connect in South Africa and the World Organisation's global HealthAlert on WhatsApp, Praekelt.org is planning to launch a similar service for health workers in South Africa.

Mon, 15 Jun 2020 11:44:30 GMT
Murdered Durban Girl Finally Buried in Kwekwe
[New Zimbabwe] Six-year-old Alexia Nyamadzawo, who has made news in South Africa and Zimbabwe after she was strangled and dumped in a Durban sugar cane field allegedly by her mother, was finally buried in Kwekwe on Sunday.

Mon, 15 Jun 2020 09:34:25 GMT
COVID-19 - Marketing of Tunnels Continues, Despite Criticism From WHO and Scientists
[spotlight] The spraying of sanitisers on humans in special tunnels or booths in order to combat COVID-19 has been condemned by scientists and government as unnecessary and potentially harmful. Some manufacturers nevertheless continue to market these...

Mon, 15 Jun 2020 07:41:48 GMT
From Maternal Health to COVID-19 - How a WhatsApp Service Became Essential for Millions
[allAfrica] Cape Town - Covid-19 Connect, a WhatsApp service that provides users with relevant information to help make informed and effective decisions during the pandemic, was developed by Praekelt.org for South Africa, but the organisation's exper...

Mon, 15 Jun 2020 15:04:02 GMT
Lockdown - Violence, Hunger and Indifference
[Daily Maverick] As we mark the anniversary of the 16 June 1976 uprising, many young people are experiencing hunger and there is widespread violence emanating from security forces. While it is understandable that many problems of the 'state of disast...

South Africa Business Day

South Africa Independent

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 08:44:00 GMT
DA slams agriculture department for failing to apply for drought relief
The Free State agriculture sector has been badly affected by drought, and the effects were still felt after the first rain of the new season.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 08:37:43 GMT
Bidvest McCarthy employees plan to strike over ‘unjust’ job cuts
The workers are accusing the company of using Covid-19 as an “excuse” to get rid of employees.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 08:19:00 GMT
Petition aims to halt Observatory evictions
A petition has been started to halt the eviction of residents who have been illegally staying at the former SA National Circus School next to Hartleyvale Stadium in Observatory.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 07:58:26 GMT
Court row over ‘shady’ bus purchase deal
A Durban entrepreneur has sought urgent court intervention out of fear for his life after a business transaction went awry.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 07:55:00 GMT
Renewed fears as more government officials die of Covid-19
There are fears that this might have a negative impact against the battle to halt Covid-19 infections in the country.

South Africa Mail & Guardian

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 19:00:00 +0000
Reinstated Ingonyama Trust managers hit with retrenchment notices
The effect of Covid-19 and the land reform department’s freeze of R23-million because the ITB didn’t comply with budget submissions are cited as some of the reasons for the staff cuts The post Reinstated Ingonyama Trust managers hit with retren...

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 19:00:00 +0000
Rid the infrastructure spend of patronage in the post-Covid-19 reconstruction
This can be done by making the project’s 30% of the budget for local broad-based black economic empowerment a separate budget to break the feedback loop that greases the wheels of patronage. The post Rid the infrastructure spend of patronage in th...

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 19:00:00 +0000
Cooper, the grocery assistant with AI, gives concierge service
The coronavirus pandemic has demonstrated that there is not a part of our lives that will not be affected by the technologies of the fourth industrial revolution. The post Cooper, the grocery assistant with AI, gives concierge service appeared first...

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 19:54:09 +0000
When the President met the Imam – with Mali’s future hanging in the balance
President Keita faces no shortage of challenges to his authority. Can he hold on to power? The post When the President met the Imam – with Mali’s future hanging in the balance appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 19:00:00 +0000
Black Lives Matter: The South African economy’s unfinished business
Tshegofatso Mathe spoke to people in the South African business world about structural racism in our economy, and what must be done to overcome it The post Black Lives Matter: The South African economy’s unfinished business appeared first on The ...

South Africa News 24

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 10:37:19 +0200
News24.com | Covid-19: Four more police stations closed for decontamination
Four more police stations have been temporarily closed for decontamination in the last 24 hours due to Covid-19.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 10:05:35 +0200
News24.com | Eskom COO breached policy on contract, sought job for relative
Eskom COO Jan Oberholzer negotiated a contract with a construction firm in which he held shares and asked a subordinate to find a job for his brother-in-law.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 08:24:54 +0200
News24.com | LIVE | President Cyril Ramaphosa to address the nation tonight
Stay up to date with the latest news, views and analysis as the number of coronavirus cases in SA increases.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 10:07:37 +0200
News24.com | WATCH | Isolated and overwhelmed: Prison official nearing retirement talks about his Covid-19 fight
An emotional Edmund Felix spoke to News24 about his journey after contracting Covid-19. The correctional services official who works at the Warmbokkeveld Correctional Facility, attributed his recovery to his strong faith.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 08:12:53 +0200
News24.com | Covid-19: Are SA’s district hospitals government’s coronavirus blindspot?
SA’s district hospitals are likely the first line of defence when it comes to treating Covid-19 patients, but they are under-resourced and cannot treat critically ill patients.

South Africa News 24

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 10:37:19 +0200
News24.com | Covid-19: Four more police stations closed for decontamination
Four more police stations have been temporarily closed for decontamination in the last 24 hours due to Covid-19.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 10:05:35 +0200
News24.com | Eskom COO breached policy on contract, sought job for relative
Eskom COO Jan Oberholzer negotiated a contract with a construction firm in which he held shares and asked a subordinate to find a job for his brother-in-law.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 08:24:54 +0200
News24.com | LIVE | President Cyril Ramaphosa to address the nation tonight
Stay up to date with the latest news, views and analysis as the number of coronavirus cases in SA increases.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 10:07:37 +0200
News24.com | WATCH | Isolated and overwhelmed: Prison official nearing retirement talks about his Covid-19 fight
An emotional Edmund Felix spoke to News24 about his journey after contracting Covid-19. The correctional services official who works at the Warmbokkeveld Correctional Facility, attributed his recovery to his strong faith.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 08:12:53 +0200
News24.com | Covid-19: Are SA’s district hospitals government’s coronavirus blindspot?
SA’s district hospitals are likely the first line of defence when it comes to treating Covid-19 patients, but they are under-resourced and cannot treat critically ill patients.

South Africa Sowetan Live

South Africa Times Live

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 10:50:22 +0200
Mayor confirms death of 'humble, soft-spoken' BCM speaker Alfred Mtsi
Buffalo City mayor Xola Pakati has confirmed the death of speaker Alfred Mtsi from Covid-19 complications.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 10:41:26 +0200
Zimbabwe's Zanu-PF issues warning to opposition leaders ahead of planned protest
MDC Alliance leaders should not be "cowards", Zanu PF has declared.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 10:41:05 +0200
Two bust for stealing nearly R500,000 worth of diesel
Three men who secretly stole diesel by extracting it from underground pipeline and pumping it into a fuel tanker were caught red-handed at a site in Rustenburg at the weekend.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 09:55:20 +0200
PODCAST | The fight to prepare: Will SA's hospitals be ready for the worst of Covid-19?
The questions the country faces are: have we done enough, and are we ready for what comes next?

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 09:35:34 +0200
LeBron James opts out of wearing social justice message on jersey
NBA superstar LeBron James said Saturday he would opt out of wearing a social justice message on the back of his jersey because it doesn't "resonate with his mission."

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