Five Newsworthy Things in SA 15th November 2021:

News in South Africa 15th November: 1. 54-Hour JHB water shut down: Many Gauteng residents are bracing for water supply disruptions on Monday as Rand Water implements its 54-hour shutdown. Water disruptions can be expected from Monday morning and residents will probably notice a difference if they live in the City of Johannesburg, Rand West, […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 16th September 2021:

News in South Africa 16h September: 1. Leaving state of disaster: President Cyril Ramaphosa says South Africa will need to meet certain requirements before the country’s state of disaster regulations can be lifted. The president said that the state of disaster will only be lifted if the appropriate Covid-19 prevention regulations are in place in […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 26th August 2021:

News in South Africa 26th August: 1. Vaccines and purchasing alcohol: The South African Liquor Brandowners Association (Salba) has dismissed a proposal that Covid-19 vaccinations should be a requirement for purchasing alcohol, warning that it is not a viable option for South Africa. The industry body said that it supports public education and awareness efforts to […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 3rd February 2021:

News in South Africa 3rd February: 1. Calls for transparency with vaccine tenders: The Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) has sent a letter to the ministers of health and finance calling for open tender processes for the storage and distribution of the Covid-19 vaccine. The committee has requested the two ministers in the letter […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 22nd October 2020:

News in South Africa 22nd October: 1. Civil groups demand end to lockdown: Public participation group Dear South Africa has asked Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to provide the evidence that supported her decision to extend the lockdown earlier this month or prepare for an urgent court date. In a letter delivered […]

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