Five Newsworthy Things in SA 30th November 2021:

News in South Africa 30th November: 1. Mandatory vaccines coming: As the government moves to consult and investigate vaccine mandates amid calls from businesses and other groups that they are implemented as soon as possible, legal opinions are coming around how viable such mandates could be in the eyes of the law. Legal experts believe […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 26th October 2021:

News in South Africa 26th October: 1. Electricity prices to soar: Eskom has warned that household electricity bills will increase significantly if energy regulator Nersa’s proposals for drastic changes in the way Eskom’s tariffs are determined are accepted. Other stakeholders are equally critical of Nersa’s proposals. Nersa published a discussion paper about its proposals on […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 14th October 2021:

News in South Africa 14th October: 1. State of disaster continues: South Africa will remain in a national state of disaster on Covid-19 until at least 15 November 2021, co-operative governance and traditional affairs minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma announced on Wednesday, except in the unlikely event that it is cancelled early. That state of disaster was first […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 11th October 2021:

News in South Africa 11th October: 1. Digital vaccine certification struggles: South Africa’s digital Covid-19 vaccine certificate system is experiencing teething problems following its launch on Friday. The health department says it will be resending all Electronic Vaccination Data System (EVDS) numbers to assist people who are struggling to access their certificates. The launch of South […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 7th October 2021:

News in South Africa 7th October: 1. UK set to slash red list: Ministers will slash England’s travel red list to about a dozen countries, but plans for replacing the requirement for a negative PCR test with a lateral flow one to avoid isolation hang in the balance. Destinations including Brazil, Mexico and South Africa […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 21st September 2021:

News in South Africa 21st September: 1. UK red list questioned: South Africa’s continued presence on the UK’s red list for travel has been questioned by several experts and business leaders, saying it makes no sense. According to the UK High Commission in Pretoria, the country is being kept on the red list over concerns […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 20th September 2021:

News in South Africa 20th September: 1. Updated travel restrictions: Germany has removed South Africa from its list of high-risk countries, giving travellers another route into the European Union’s (EU) Schengen region. In a notice on Sunday (19 September), the German federal government announced that 14 countries have been removed from the list, no longer […]

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