COVID-19

Commuters have deserted Metrorail

Another year at best before Cape Town Central line resumes service to Khayelitsha

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21 June 2021

Covid-19 vaccinations: homeless people at risk of being left out

At present the system requires an ID to register

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21 June 2021

Makana Municipality gets court interdict against further protests

Community leaders protesting over poor services accused of hijacking genuine demands with a “nefarious political agenda”

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18 June 2021

Health department is likely overcounting its vaccine supply

Because of the syringes being used, vaccinators are getting fewer doses per vial

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18 June 2021

Patients at a Knysna clinic wait outside for hours to get medication

Health department says it could soon be using a nearby church hall to dispense medication to prevent patients crowding at the clinic’s gates

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18 June 2021

Men should spend on average 50 minutes more a day on household duties, report finds

Only then would men do 50% of the unpaid care work

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17 June 2021

Why is the government in such a muddle over vaccination?

Decisions are chaotic and lack transparency

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17 June 2021

Even the rats have left this household now that the cupboard is empty

Brother and sister used to rely on Covid-19 grant

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17 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

Elderly people wait and wait for vaccines in long queue in Gqeberha

Although people arrived from as early as 4:30am, vaccinations only started at about noon

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11 June 2021

How a truck is helping people in rural areas get registered for vaccination

UNICEF is helping people to register on government’s EVDS system

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10 June 2021

Covid-19: one month of discipline could save 20,000 lives

The time for social distancing is right now

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10 June 2021

Upington residents battle to get to vaccination site

Taxi fare is too high for some to afford

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9 June 2021

No vegetables, no fruit: surviving without the Covid-19 grant

Nocawa Maneli of Gqeberha lives off pap and rice supplied by relatives

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9 June 2021