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How well is Pfizer’s Covid jab working in SA? We break down some of the data

Discovery Health, Ryan Noach, Covid-19, South Africa (country), third wave, vaccine roll-out, Pfizer vaccine, vaccine efficacy, Delta variant, data analysis, medical aid The post How well is Pfizer’s Covid jab working in SA? We break down some of the data appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, South Africa, Pfizer, Data Analysis, Openaccess, Top Six, Third Wave, Discovery Health, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Medical Aid, Pfizer Vaccine, Ryan Noach, Vaccine Roll-out, Vaccine Efficacy


Rise of the variants: What you need to know about the Delta variant in SA

SA’s lockdown regulations are tightening to better curb the spread of Covid-19, amid concerns that the Delta variant could drive a surge of infections The post Rise of the variants: What you need to know about the Delta variant in SA appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, India, South Africa, Astrazeneca, World Health Organisation, Pfizer, Vaccine, Gauteng, Openaccess, Cyril Ramaphosa, Top Six, Genomic Sequencing, Third Wave, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Coronavirus, South Africa (country


Education employees queue for Covid jabs, but some may have to wait a little longer

People who have had Covid-19 in the past 30 days or who have had a flu shot in the past 14 days will be vaccinated at a later date The post Education employees queue for Covid jabs, but some may have to wait a little longer appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, South Africa, Schools, Vaccine, Western Cape, Health Department, Angie Motshekga, Johnson & Johnson, Top Six, Third Wave, Basic Education Department, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Richard Lessells, Vaccine Roll-out


Oxygen supplies in Gauteng remain stable amid third wave

More than 1 500 patients in Gauteng are currently on oxygen assistance The post Oxygen supplies in Gauteng remain stable amid third wave appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, South Africa, Gauteng, Department Of Health, Cyril Ramaphosa, Top Six, Third Wave, Zweli Mkhize, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Covid-19 Vaccine, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, Kwara Kekana, Vaccine Roll-out, Nomathemba Mokgethi


Editorial: We owe it to our youth to listen

The Mail & Guardian launched ‘Ask Yourself’, a podcast by M&G Listen on Youth Day. The post Editorial: We owe it to our youth to listen appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Opinion, Editorial, Openaccess, Mail Guardian, South Africa (country, Youth Day, M&G Listen, Class Of 1976, Youth Apathy


Zondo to ask court to extend state capture commission until end September

The deputy chief justice said the three-month extension would allow the commission to hear the testimony of about six witnesses The post Zondo to ask court to extend state capture commission until end September appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: National, Malusi Gigaba, Top Six, Zondo, Zondo Commission, South Africa (country, State Capture, President Cyril Ramaphosa, Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo


Implicated NPA members drop bid to cross-examine Booysen and McBride at Zondo commission

Andrew Chauke and colleagues asked that their version be read at the commission and included in its final report The post Implicated NPA members drop bid to cross-examine Booysen and McBride at Zondo commission appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Jacob Zuma, National, NPA, McBride, Nomgcobo Jiba, Shaun Abrahams, Top Six, Anwa Dramat, Booysen, Robert McBride, Richard Mdluli, Zondo, Johan Booysen, Zondo Commission, South Africa (country, Andrew Chauke


What happens when you walk into a vaccination site? We break it down

The health department has issued new guidance on how South Africa’s Covid-19 vaccination sites should handle ‘walk-ins’. The post What happens when you walk into a vaccination site? We break it down appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, South Africa, Vaccinations, Vaccines, Openaccess, Top Six, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, South African Medical Association, EVDS, Vaccine Roll-out, Vaccination Rollout Programme, South African Nursing Council


June 16: Redemption through negation

When we rebel and part ways with the barbarism of the apartheid and the democratic state, we will keep the memory of this historic event for current and future generations The post June 16: Redemption through negation appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Friday, Auschwitz, Openaccess, Cyril Ramaphosa, Soweto Uprising, Theodor Adorno, Mazisi Kunene, Top Six, Patricia Hill Collins, South Africa (country, Tsietsi Mashinini, Lesego Rampolokeng, Heidi Brooks, Innocentia Mhlambi, Bavino Bachana Mixtape, Helena Pohlandt-McCormick


Hospitals near capacity: What the new Covid-19 restrictions mean for you

After a dramatic surge in Covid-19 infections, President Ramaphosa has brought the country back to level three restrictions The post Hospitals near capacity: What the new Covid-19 restrictions mean for you appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: National, Cyril Ramaphosa, Ramaphosa, Infections, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, National Lockdown, Kwara Kekana


WATCH IT AGAIN: Ramaphosa addresses the nation

The president will give an update on developments in South Africa's response to the Covid-19 pandemic The post WATCH IT AGAIN: Ramaphosa addresses the nation appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: South Africa, National, Openaccess, Cyril Ramaphosa, Ramaphosa, Lockdown, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Covid-19 Vaccine, Lockdown Regulations


WATCH IT LIVE: Ramaphosa addresses the nation

The president will give an update on developments in South Africa's response to the Covid-19 pandemic The post WATCH IT LIVE: Ramaphosa addresses the nation appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: South Africa, National, Openaccess, Cyril Ramaphosa, Ramaphosa, Lockdown, Top Six, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Covid-19 Vaccine, Lockdown Regulations


COMING UP: Ramaphosa addresses the nation

The president will give an update on developments in South Africa's response to the Covid-19 pandemic The post COMING UP: Ramaphosa addresses the nation appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: South Africa, National, Openaccess, Cyril Ramaphosa, Ramaphosa, Lockdown, Top Six, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Covid-19 Vaccine, Lockdown Regulations


Eskom to take over distribution, billing at troubled Free State municipality

The Maluti-a-Phofung local municipality owes the power utility more than R5-billion The post Eskom to take over distribution, billing at troubled Free State municipality appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Protests, National, Energy Supplier, Openaccess, Eskom, David Mabuza, Top Six, Pretoria High Court, National Council of Provinces, Cogta, NCOP, South Africa (country, Thamsanqa Dodovu, Deandre De Bruyn, Energy Regulation, Maluti-A-Phofung local municipality


ANC committed to paying staff salaries’, but employees are not convinced

ANC staffers picketed outside Luthuli House on Tuesday after months of problems with salary payments The post ANC committed to paying staff salaries’, but employees are not convinced appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, Salaries, Openaccess, ANC, African National Congress, Top Six, Luthuli House, Paul Mashatile, South Africa (country, Carl Niehaus, Jesse Duarte, Late Payment, Mandla Qwane


Tambo, Mandela, Biko and Maxeke all left legacies

The youth of South Africa need to heed these role models to rise up to the challenges that face them The post Tambo, Mandela, Biko and Maxeke all left legacies appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Opinion, Entrepreneurship, Unemployment, South Africa, Nelson Mandela, Openaccess, Steve Biko, Chris Hani, Oliver Tambo, Youth Month, Charlotte Maxeke, South Africa (country, Youth Day, Black Management Forum, Black Lobby Groups


Two-million new J&J jabs to come within two weeks, says Aspen

Johnson & Johnson plans to replace our two-million unusable vaccines by July. The vaccines are unsuitable for use and must be destroyed, while the country’s vaccination programme is behind schedule The post Two-million new J&J jabs to come within two weeks, says Aspen appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, Fda, Vaccine, Baltimore, G7, Aspen, Openaccess, Johnson Johnson, University of the Free State, J&J, Stephen Saad, Top Six, Third Wave, South Africa (country, COVID-19, President Cyril Ramaphosa


Iqbal Sharma’s brother-in-law granted bail in Free State farming case

Dinesh Patel appeared on the same charges that have seen Sharma denied bail and the prosecuting authority seek the extradition of the Gupta brothers The post Iqbal Sharma’s brother-in-law granted bail in Free State farming case appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: United Arab Emirates, National, Interpol, Gupta, Sharma, Transnet, Top Six, Dinesh Patel, Gupta Brothers, South Africa (country, Vrede Dairy Farm, Investigative Directorate, Iqbal Sharma, Free State agriculture department


Sharma’s brother-in-law granted bail in Free State farming case

Dinesh Patel appeared on the same charges that have seen Sharma denied bail and the prosecuting authority seek the extradition of the Gupta brothers The post Sharma’s brother-in-law granted bail in Free State farming case appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: United Arab Emirates, National, Interpol, Gupta, Sharma, Transnet, Top Six, Dinesh Patel, Gupta Brothers, South Africa (country, Vrede Dairy Farm, Investigative Directorate, Iqbal Sharma, Free State agriculture department


A year later, the hard lockdown haunts Durban’s pleasure boat industry

With income cut by 40%, operators fear the move back to level 2 of lockdown The post A year later, the hard lockdown haunts Durban’s pleasure boat industry appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: National, Durban, Top Six, South Africa (country, COVID-19, KwaZulu-Natal, Wilson’s Wharf, Ithala Development Finance Corporation


Magashule says ANC & co only responded to his arguments in part

The suspended secretary general insists that his deputy lacked the designation to serve notice on him The post Magashule says ANC & co only responded to his arguments in part appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, ANC, Cyril Ramaphosa, Magashule, Top Six, Jessie Duarte, Ace Magashule, South Africa (country, Step aside


‘People feel they have a stake in SAA’ — Gidon Novick

Interest in the beleaguered national carrier, which has received billions of rands in public funding, means criticism is inevitable The post ‘People feel they have a stake in SAA’ — Gidon Novick appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Business, Air Travel, Lift, South African Airways, Eskom, Cyril Ramaphosa, SAA, Pravin Gordhan, Top Six, Cirium, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Subs-only, National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa, Gidon Novick, Global Airways


Gumede graft trial likely to begin only in July next year

The state has added racketeering to the charges faced by the former eThekwini mayor and 21 others, but logistics are likely to delay their trial until mid-2022 The post Gumede graft trial likely to begin only in July next year appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Politics, ANC, National Prosecuting Authority, Top Six, Ethekwini Municipality, Zandile Gumede, Shamila Batohi, South Africa (country, Ethekwini, Mondli Mthembu, Robert Abbu, Durban Solid Waste, Radical Economic Transformation, Gumede, Step-aside Rules


Soweto teacher dismissed for the alleged repeated rape of a learner

The learner was 13 when the alleged rapes started, and they continued for two years until she asked to be moved to another school The post Soweto teacher dismissed for the alleged repeated rape of a learner appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Sexual Assault, Teachers, Rape, Schools, Soweto, Learners, Angie Motshekga, Top Six, Gauteng Department of Education, South Africa (country, Subs-only, Steve Mabona, Education Labour Relations Council, Coen Havenga, Employment Of Educators Act


Black learners can no longer be subjected to the colonial and apartheid mentality

Teacher training programmes need to cultivate a social consciousness to transform a system that abjects black learners The post Black learners can no longer be subjected to the colonial and apartheid mentality appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Opinion, Openaccess, Apartheid, Education System, South Africa (country, Decolonisation


Crowds gather for Gumede’s pre-trial hearing in R320-million corruption case

The Durban high court will set a date for the former mayor’s corruption trial to go ahead The post Crowds gather for Gumede’s pre-trial hearing in R320-million corruption case appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Politics, Durban, ANC, Top Six, Ethekwini Municipality, Zandile Gumede, South Africa (country, Mondli Mthembu, Sipho Nzuza, Zoe Shabalala, Durban Solid Waste, Radical Economic Transformation, Ntando Khuzwayo, Gumede, Bheko Phewa


School bullies: ‘Hurt people hurt people’

Schools cannot resolve a child’s abusive behaviour alone — parents and society teach them to bully The post School bullies: ‘Hurt people hurt people’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Bullying, Violence, Openaccess, Bullies, South Africa (country


Verena C still collects water from a stream after projects costing millions failed

Residents of Verena C in Mpumalanga have to collect water from a polluted stream after projects costing millions of rands failed The post Verena C still collects water from a stream after projects costing millions failed appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, Water, National, Sanitation, Mpumalanga, Openaccess, South African Human Rights Commission, Top Six, Verena, South Africa (country, Eric Mokonyama, NotInMyName, amaNdebele Ndzundza Traditional Council, Loskop Dam, Nkangala district municipality, Thembisile Hani local municipality


To succeed, learners need help in making the right subject choices

Every year an average of 300 000 learners leave school before reaching matric. Rather than waiting for young people to become disengaged, there are easy ways we can set them up for success The post To succeed, learners need help in making the right subject choices appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Openaccess, Matriculants, South Africa (country, Matric, Matric Results, Matric Exams


The health minister is on the ropes for dodgy vibes as SIU zeros in

Mkhize’s request to take special leave left President Cyril Ramaphosa reeling, party insiders say The post The health minister is on the ropes for dodgy vibes as SIU zeros in appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, ANC, Cyril Ramaphosa, Siu, Bheki Cele, Special Investigation Unit, Senzo Mchunu, Top Six, Ronald Lamola, Zweli Mkhize, Mkhize, Snuki Zikalala, South Africa (country, Subs-only, Digital Vibes