Five Newsworthy Things in SA 20th May 2021:

News in South Africa 20th May: 1. Retrenchments on the rise: In early 2020, insurance group Liberty was processing about 10 retrenchment claims a month. But five months after Covid-19 struck, that number increased six-fold. Liberty’s retrenchment claim statistics for 2020, released on Wednesday, give an indication of just how many people lost their jobs […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 5th March 2021:

News in South Africa 5th March: 1. One year of Covid-19 in South Africa: Today marks one year since the first case of Covid-19 was reported in South Africa, with health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize saying that despite difficulties, the country has remained resilient during the pandemic. However, he warned that the pandemic wasn’t something […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 4th February 2021:

News in South Africa 4th February: 1. 3.1 Million vaccines from Covax: South Africa is expected to get another 3.1 million doses of the Coronavirus vaccine in the first half of this year. COVAX has announced that around 2.8-billion jabs from AstraZeneca and 117,000 from Pfizer should be made available to South Africa. That is if the vaccines are […]

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