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Lockdown pushed waste pickers to near-starvation, says report

Trash pickers’ incomes decimated as recycling facilities shut and demand for reusable materials declines

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Madhi says life can return to ‘relative normality’ if SA vaccinates the vulnerable quickly

Vaccinologist Shabir Madhi would like to see 15-million people get their jabs in the next four months

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Penalties in compensation bill are draconian, says Minerals Council SA

The cost of failing to report an accident within seven days would be 10% of a company’s annual profit

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Green groups fire first shots at powerships

Parliament brushes aside the call for more public consultation

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Still no clarity on private-sector price for Covid-19 vaccines

The Medical Schemes Act restricts payments to scheme members, which makes direct payments for uninsured people illegal

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Samwu strike won’t affect water supply, says Rand Water

Essential workers will be working during the strike, utility says

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Cape Town takes stock of fire devastation at UCT and historic landmarks

UCT ‘devastated by loss of library collections’ as studying put on hold at campus and schools

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Seventy-year-old judge dares JSC panel to a 100km cycle race

Roland Sutherland, who is vying for the position of deputy judge president of Gauteng, says he is far from being ‘washed up’

Thandi Modise apologises to SA for parliament’s inaction

Speaker tells state capture inquiry it was a pity that allegations of undue interference by the Gupta family were not immediately acted upon

Bandile Masuku to appeal ANC finding in PPE scandal

Former Gauteng health MEC denies he brought party into disrepute over procurement of personal protective equipment

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Bullet fired through window of building hosting Zondo inquiry

State capture commission did not lose any data in burglary as data was backed up, says secretary

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Treasury and Reserve Bank deny Tokyo Sexwale’s heritage fund claims

Sexwale told eNCA he was involved in raising billions with another unnamed trustee, some of which is now missing

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Strike likely to choke off water to Gauteng residents and businesses

Samwu's indefinite strike at Rand Water this week could cripple crucial economic sectors and affect 15-million residents

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Groups slam the state for rushing vaccine indemnity fund

The brief public comment period is a gross violation of the right to just administrative action, says DearSA

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