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Fri, 03 Sep 2021 13:14:12 GMT
Woman Can Name Her Alleged Rapist, Court Rules
[GroundUp] June Dolley-Major said on Facebook that Melvin Booysen raped her

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 13:08:05 GMT
Health Authority Agrees With FDA Warning Against Ivermectin for Covid
[] The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) has joined the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to caution against the use of Ivermectin to treat COVID-19.

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 16:02:05 GMT
ANC Caucus Plays Musical Chairs to a Somewhat Discordant Tune
[Daily Maverick] Two former ministers who have become backbenchers, one stepped-aside committee chairperson finally formally relieved of duties, and some curious swaps. The qualitative impact of the ANC parliamentary caucus reshuffle remains unclear.

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 16:00:10 GMT
The Wretched of Life Esidimeni - Inquest Reveals Necrotic Underbelly of an Abusive and Broken Public Service
[Daily Maverick] The failure of public servants in the Life Esidimeni fiasco and the failure of the SA Police Service in the Marikana massacre of 2012 echo throughout the South African public service.

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 15:59:47 GMT
South Africa Is in a Mental Health Crisis, and We All Need to See Ourselves in Simone Biles and Naomi Osaka
[Daily Maverick] Mental health is frequently undermined and reduced to little more than a Twitter trend, that crops up periodically if a celebrity commits suicide or when another woman is gruesomely murdered by their partner or family member. We need...

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 15:55:59 GMT
Pretoria Accused of 'Signing Death Certificates' By Rejecting Afghan Refugees
[Daily Maverick] NGO Exitus seeks legal advice after South Africa refuses to temporarily accommodate 126 refugees fleeing the Taliban.

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 15:54:40 GMT
Criminal Case Against India's 'Environmental Hero Company' After Massive Durban Air, Water and Soil Pollution
[Daily Maverick] The multinational agrochemicals company UPL has been bragging on Facebook about how much it cares for the Earth. But the winner of several global corporate awards is unlikely to boast about the fact that the SA government has officia...

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 14:37:14 GMT
Minister Dlodlo to Launch Public Service Month
[] Public Service and Administration Minister Ayanda Dlodlo, will today launch the Integrated Public Service Month (IPSM), which is aimed at recognising the work done by public servants across all three spheres of government.

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 14:36:46 GMT
There's Been No Real Effort to Increase the Representation of LGBTQI+ Persons in Government
[Daily Maverick] The Constitution was among the first in the world to prohibit discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation. It also gives all South Africans the right to participate politically and to run for office. Yet, 30 years later, the ...

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 14:21:17 GMT
Coega Steel Issued With Prohibition Notice
[] Department of Employment and Labour inspectors have issued a prohibition notice to Coega Steel in Gqeberha after the company was found to have flouted various health and safety regulations.

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 13:56:03 GMT
Poor Policing Blamed As Vigilantes Face Justice in Mdantsane
[GroundUp] Four members of a local anti-crime forum in court on several charges, including murder

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 13:47:54 GMT
President Ramaphosa to Officiate At the Annual SAPS Commemoration Day
[Govt of SA] President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Sunday, 05 September 2021 at 10h00, join families of slain police officers at the annual South African Police Service Commemoration Day.

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 13:47:18 GMT
Hanover Park Residents Fed Up Waiting for Title Deeds
[GroundUp] Newfields Village families frustrated with Cape Town Community Housing Company's "wheels turning slowly"

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 13:08:06 GMT
President - Overcoming Inequality Key to Addressing Racial Tensions
[] President Cyril Ramaphosa says concerted efforts are needed to overcome inequality and the material conditions that divide society along racial lines.

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 13:08:06 GMT
SA Urged to Vaccinate to Counter Resurgence of Infections
[] President Cyril Ramaphosa says those that choose not to vaccinate increase the risk for a resurgence of infections and prolonged economic hardship for the rest of the population.

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 13:08:05 GMT
SA Has Adequate Capacity to Administer Covid-19 Jabs
[] Health Minister, Dr Joe Phaahla, says government has enough capacity to administer vaccinations at various sites across the country.

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 13:08:04 GMT
Fallen Police Officers to Be Remembered
[] President Cyril Ramaphosa will join families of slain police officers at the annual South African Police Service Commemoration Day.

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 13:08:04 GMT
Additional Unrest Interventions Help Sustain Millions of Jobs
[] President Cyril Ramaphosa says the additional interventions that have been implemented following the recent devastating civil unrest have helped to sustain millions of jobs.

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 13:08:03 GMT
More Covid-19 Vaccines Needed in Africa
[] At least 80% of African countries are expected to miss the global target of vaccinating at least 10% of their populations against COVID-19 by the end of September.

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 13:08:02 GMT
Athlone Drive-Through Vaccination Site Now Open to the Public
[] Two weeks after launching the Athlone Vaccination Centre of Hope, the site has now officially opened as the Western Cape's first drive-through centre that will start welcoming the public from today.

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 13:08:02 GMT
Corruption Main Cause in Licensing Backlogs
[] One of the main challenges to undoing backlogs in licence renewals and applications is corruption at Driving Licence Testing Centres (DLTC) around the country.

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 13:07:59 GMT
Mandatory Covid-19 Vaccination Is Not Government's Priority - Phaahla
[] Health Minister, Dr Joe Phaahla, says the question on whether government should issue a legislation or regulation on mandatory COVID-19 vaccination, is currently not among its priorities.

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 12:34:03 GMT
'Blades Doctor' Is Empowering Paralympians Through Hope and Technology
[Daily Maverick] Tokyo -- The unknown Johan Snyders is known as the 'Blades Doctor' in Paralympic circles because the prostheses he designs and manufactures are giving hope to an entire generation.

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 11:09:16 GMT
SA Distributes Over 13 Million Covid-19 Doses
[] South Africa has now administered over 13 million vaccines, as the country's COVID-19 cases increased by 9 203 on Thursday.

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 11:03:59 GMT
Ninety Landowners Help Vultures to Reclaim their Karoo Home
[Endangered Wildlife Trust] The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) proudly announces the declaration of the first official Vulture Safe Zone (VSZ) in the Karoo, just in time for International Vulture Awareness Day on 4 September. A Vulture Safe Zone is ...

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 11:00:29 GMT
Cele Calls On Police to Speedily Resolve Umlazi Mass Murders
[] Police Minister Bheki Cele has called on the South African Police Service (SAPS) to intensify and conclude the investigation into the killing of 11 people in Umlazi this week.

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 13:08:04 GMT
Minister Dlodlo Launches Public Service Month
[] The provision of quality services and the combatting of corruption are an integral part of the public service, says Public Service and Administration Minister Ayanda Dlodlo.

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 08:25:11 GMT
Hardly Any South Africans Are Organ Donors. What Can Be Done to Change This
[The Conversation Africa] Tissue donation is an essential component in the work that surgeons and healthcare professionals do to improve the quality of life of their patients.

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 08:56:10 GMT
SAHRC to Intervene in Semenya Case
[] The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has announced that it will be a third party in the appeal matter between 800m runner Caster Semenya and the Swiss Federal Supreme Court which will be heard at the European Court of Hum...

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 08:55:37 GMT
Beware of Free State Job Scam
[] The Department of Employment and Labour in the Free State has cautioned the public against scammers posing as recruitment officials from the department.