Analysis

Covid-19 vaccines: Current challenge is not supply but using the available vaccines

The government’s plan requires vaccinating one million people per week, but it has only fully vaccinated 1.4 million people in nine weeks.

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22 July 2021

We shouldn’t shift vaccines away from the elderly

Less than 40% of people over 60 have been vaccinated

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30 June 2021

South Africa’s vaccine rollout can succeed

But it will require leadership and tough negotiations with drug companies

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14 June 2021

Can the vaccine rollout be sped up?

There are several bottlenecks that need to be fixed

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7 June 2021

South Africa’s vaccine rollout needs a boost

The number of vaccinations is far below the number of vaccine doses in the country. The available vaccines need to be used urgently.

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27 May 2021

Why should South Africans care about Israel’s apartheid?

“We recognise apartheid when we see it” say South African Jews

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21 May 2021

Western Cape’s housing policy open for public comment

The province has set out guidelines for its municipalities

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20 May 2021

Ten years after Andries Tatane was killed, police misuse of rubber bullets is still unchecked

The cases we know about are likely far outnumbered by those we don’t

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13 April 2021

Executive who saved PRASA billions has been fired

Dismissal of three executives on spurious grounds is a setback against the fight against corruption

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2 February 2021

Is Shamila Batohi winning the battle to fix the NPA?

Results so far have been disappointing but there is hope

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3 November 2020