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We’re presenting you with a sober edition today, but that’s because the facts necessitate it. Things are bad, Covid-wise. Take heart, though: we can stay
SAA 2.0?? You heard right. Our national disaster – we mean airline – has new life with some experienced private sector guys buying a controlling
1. Our take: Shuffle that cabinet, Mr president What’s your new Health Minister’s name? We don’t blame you if you can’t answer that one yet.
Our take : One million vaccinated (_Austin Powers voice_ ) South Africa hit a key milestone this week: Over 1 million citizens have been vaccinated!
Individual summaries on key news items, thoroughly researched and fact-checked.
We heard some great news: Pfizer and BioNTech have partnered with the Biovac Institute in Cape Town to manufacture and distribute 100 million doses of
From China to Germany, Belgium, India and the United Kingdom, we’ve seen some worrying images in the past few weeks that show how the climate
After a year-long delay, the Olympic Games officially start on Friday in Tokyo. The event comes with some complications, though: many participants have already tested
Things may have been calmer in KZN and Gauteng this week, but Cape Town has been rocked by its own crisis: taxi violence. A dormant
Last week we reported that three travellers from India tested positive for Covid-19. Fortunately, they did not carry the B.1.617 variant that is spreading wildly
We know we spoke about this last week, but there still seems to be some confusion over what’s happening with SA’s vaccine rollout strategy. Here
You may have heard that Isis is on our doorstep in Northern Mozambique and OMG WHAT THE HECK? 😱 But… it’s not as simple as
Feeling panicked about the slow-down in South Africa’s vaccine roll-out? We hear you. It’s difficult watching developed nations boast about their jabs while our first
A simple guide to how thrifting can save the environment.
You may have heard that South Africa has been “downgraded”. Again? Yup. There are three major rating agencies in the world. These are the names
s Malema really angry about the injustices he sees around him, or is it
As the DA heads to its elective conference this weekend, we explain how the party went from aspiring to be one for all South Africans, which grew through clear focus and planning, to one which is bleeding votes.
In-depth takes on key topics, with the breadth that is often missing in daily reports.
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