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Fuel set for hefty hikes in February, AA warns

The Automobile Association says that unless the picture drastically improves by month-end, SA’s fragile economy is set for a major hit

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All schools will only open in mid-February amid surging Covid-19

Independent schools that are already open are hoped to be ‘persuaded’ to close until that time

updated 8 hours ago
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First Covax vaccine doses to arrive in February

The government has been under fire for failing to procure sufficient vaccines as a matter or urgency

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Liquidators to extend investigation into SA bitcoin trader

Global investors to lodge claims after being unable to redeem funds from Mirror Trading International

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Israeli official defends premium paid for Covid-19 vaccines

Government official says the price of vaccines ‘so ridiculously low’ compared to the terrible economic damage of national closure

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Eskom returns to haunt the economy

The power cuts come just as industry ramps up after the holidays

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Post Office CFO resigns after three months on the job

The post office has been hamstrung by acute management and financial problems that have left it on the brink of collapse

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Minister pays tribute to agriculture policy doyen Mohammad Karaan

The Stellenbosch University professor has been remembered as a visionary leader

Alcohol ban doesn’t violate EU trade agreement, says state

Director-general Lionel October says there are provisions in place in EU trade deal that allow for SA's alcohol sales restrictions

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Researchers may know soon if vaccines can beat coronavirus mutant

SA tests expected to establish efficacy of three preparations within weeks

Ramaphosa keeps his promise to fill vacant posts at the NPA

Batohi said the appointments consolidate and strengthen the NPA national leadership

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Parties approach IEC about postponing local elections

The possibility and feasibility of local elections in 2021 are questioned amid a rampant Covid-19

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AU will allocate Covid-19 vaccines based on population size and epidemic severity

Avatt’s initiative is intended to complement Covax, which has promised 600-million doses to Africa by the end of 2021

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