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Rivals agree on new measures to end Cape Town taxi dispute

But key route remains closed and affected areas halt issuing of operating licences The post Rivals agree on new measures to end Cape Town taxi dispute appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: South Africa, Cape Town, National, Public Transport, Western Cape, Fikile Mbalula, CATA, Top Six, Taxi Violence, Cape Amalgamated Taxi Association, CODETA, Daylin Mitchell, Congress of Democratic Taxi Association, Taxi Murders


Wayde van Niekerk misses 400m final to compound SA pain

The world record holder was a medal hope but has ultimately been outrun by injury The post Wayde van Niekerk misses 400m final to compound SA pain appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Sport, Wayde van Niekerk, Top Six


Life Esidimeni inquest postponed until August 30

The lawyer for the bereaved families argued that Dr Makgabo Manamela’s requests for postponements have a negative impact on the families of the deceased who seek closure The post Life Esidimeni inquest postponed until August 30 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: South Africa, National, Arbitration, National Prosecuting Authority, Dikgang Moseneke, Top Six, Pretoria High Court, Gauteng Department of Health, Makgabo Manamela, Adila Hassim, Section 27, Subs-only, Sadag, Life Esidimeni inquest, Life Esidimeni tragedy, Dr Barney Selebano


Magashule claims his suspension of Ramaphosa was lawful

In his application for leave to appeal the high court judgment, Magashule argues that the court erred in holding that Ramaphosa’s suspension was not lawful without giving any explanation for that conclusion The post Magashule claims his suspension of Ramaphosa was lawful appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, Appeal, High Court, NEC, South Africa, Suspended, Constitution, National Executive Committee, ANC, Cyril Ramaphosa, Ramaphosa, Magashule, Top Six, Jessie Duarte, Ace Magashule, Step aside


Canada’s ReconAfrica oil and gas exploration in Namibia and Botswana worries World Heritage Committee

Spills and pollution would harm the Okavango Delta and the Tsodilo Hills world heritage sites The post Canada’s ReconAfrica oil and gas exploration in Namibia and Botswana worries World Heritage Committee appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Environment, Oil, Unesco, Gas, Canada, Namibia, World Heritage Site, Botswana, Iucn, Okavango Delta, Tsodilo Hills, World Heritage Committee, Melissa Lewis, Top Six, Okavango River Basin, ReconAfrica


Mbeki tells ANC that land without compensation goes against the party’s Freedom Charter

‘This would be a very serious disincentive to investment,’ says Thabo Mbeki in a document arguing that the ANC should not proceed with the Constitutional amendment of section 25 The post Mbeki tells ANC that land without compensation goes against the party’s Freedom Charter appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, Economy, South Africa, Jacob Zuma, Agriculture, Land, Constitution, Transformation, Land Reform, ANC, Thabo Mbeki, Mbeki, Cyril Ramaphosa, Economic Freedom Fighters, Mathews Phosa, Top Six


RECAP: Mbeki tells ANC that land without compensation goes against the party’s Freedom Charter

‘This would be a very serious disincentive to investment,’ says Thabo Mbeki in a document arguing that the ANC should not proceed with the Constitutional amendment of section 25 The post RECAP: Mbeki tells ANC that land without compensation goes against the party’s Freedom Charter appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, Economy, South Africa, Jacob Zuma, Agriculture, Land, Constitution, Transformation, Land Reform, ANC, Thabo Mbeki, Mbeki, Cyril Ramaphosa, Economic Freedom Fighters, Mathews Phosa, Top Six


The 30-day rule: Why you have to wait for a vaccine if you’ve recently had Covid

Scientists know that people who have had Covid still benefit from getting vaccinated with at least one shot of the vaccine. But can you get vaccinated while you have Covid? The post The 30-day rule: Why you have to wait for a vaccine if you’ve recently had Covid appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, Delta, Pfizer, Symptoms, Vaccine, Nature journal, Department Of Health, Openaccess, Johnson & Johnson, Top Six, Coronavirus, COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, Variants, Suboptimal Protection


South Africa Navy’s strike craft lands in Mozambique

We reveal details of the South African National Defence Force’s contribution to the Southern African Development Community’s military mission to rid Mozambique of insurgents The post South Africa Navy’s strike craft lands in Mozambique appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Navy, Maritime, Military, Zimbabwe, National, Mission, Mozambique, SADC, Cabo Delgado, SANDF, Southern African Development Community, South African National Defence Force, Top Six, Insurgency, Contingent, Samim


Vaccines split global recovery – IMF

The global economy will expand by 6% this year but the economic gap between nations is widening. The post Vaccines split global recovery – IMF appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Business, Economy, International Monetary Fund, Vaccinations, Imf, Openaccess, Top Six, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Malawi moves to Maggie Mkandawire’s beat

Empowering her people through music and education, Maggie Mkandawire fights the Covid-19 pandemic in her own unique way The post Malawi moves to Maggie Mkandawire’s beat appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Music, Masks, Africa, Radio, Schools, Vaccines, Malawi, Lake Malawi, Misinformation, Openaccess, Lockdown, Top Six, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Maggie Mkandawire


R15m to rid Gauteng of dirty air

The World Bank is funding a plan to deal with air pollution in Ekurhuleni, Tshwane and Johannesburg The post R15m to rid Gauteng of dirty air appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Environment, Air Pollution, South Africa, World Bank, Johannesburg, Air Quality, Gauteng, Department of Environment, Vaal, Top Six, Groundwork, Barbara Creecy, Subs-only, Forestry And Fisheries, Vukani Environmental Justice Movement in Action, Albie Modise


The budget cuts that spite a nation’s face

Starving StatsSA of its ability to measure inequality may be a short-term face-saving strategy but it does not make the inequality disappear The post The budget cuts that spite a nation’s face appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Opinion, South Africa, Openaccess, Statistics South Africa, Top Six, COVID-19, StatsSA


Reservations about ‘new deal’ for rhinos, lions, elephant, leopards

Draft policy promotes species playing their role in wilderness systems but one conservationist says leopards are being sold out The post Reservations about ‘new deal’ for rhinos, lions, elephant, leopards appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Environment, Elephant, Wildlife, Cites, Lion, Leopard, Ivory trade, Rhino Horn Trade, Rhino, Trophy Hunting, Captive Lions, Top Six, Barbara Creecy, Subs-only, Bool Smuts, Lion Bone Trade


Transaction Capital finds trust among used-car salesmen

The firm believes the second-hand vehicle business will thrive in a post-Covid world The post Transaction Capital finds trust among used-car salesmen appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Business, Unemployment, South Africa, Used Cars, Competition Commission, FNB, Top Six, David Hurwitz, Vehicle Sales, Taxi Industry, Webuycars, COVID-19, Intellidex, Wayne Mccurrie, Nolwandle Mthombeni, SA Taxi


Sowing the seeds for black growth

A special annual week showcases the talents of black people who love – and work with – plants The post Sowing the seeds for black growth appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Environment, Racism, South Africa, Botany, Stellenbosch University, Exclusion, Amy Cooper, Cape Floristic Region, Top Six, Christian Cooper, Black Birders Week, Black Academics, Black Botanists Week, Botanists, Dr Tanisha Williams, Itumeleng Moroenyane


‘Put farmers at the heart of food systems’ to feed the world

The Food and Agriculture Organisation’s QU Dongyu says food systems have to be transformed to make them more resilient and inclusive. The post ‘Put farmers at the heart of food systems’ to feed the world appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Environment, Poverty, United Nations, Inequality, Land Degradation, Food Insecurity, Malnutrition, Food and Agriculture Organisation, World Hunger, Sustainable Food Production, Top Six, Qu Dongyu, Food Systems, Smallholder Farms, Sustainable Food Systems Summit


Grocers reap tidy profits from liquor

Covid-19 bans on alcohol and the recent violence have exposed just how important booze sales are to retailers that once only filled trolleys with food The post Grocers reap tidy profits from liquor appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Business, South Africa, Jacob Zuma, Heineken, Gauteng, Woolworths, Cyril Ramaphosa, Shoprite, Tops, David Shapiro, Distell, Top Six, Pick N Pay, Sasfin, Spar, Alcohol Ban


Riots leave the dead unburied and the living at risk

Crematoriums, funeral parlours and cemeteries were forced to close, leaving the families of those who died during the unrest to live with their bodies. The post Riots leave the dead unburied and the living at risk appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, Murder, Funeral, South Africa, National, Riots, Cemetery, Crematorium, Openaccess, Dialysis, Top Six, Looting, Gender-based Violence, ZumaUnrest, Funeral Parlour


Mokgoro was party to talks of his resignation

The North West premier has defied the interim provincial committee’s decision The post Mokgoro was party to talks of his resignation appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, NEC, South Africa, North West, Premier, National Executive Committee, ANC, Cyril Ramaphosa, IPC, Top Six, Supra Mahumapelo, Mokgoro, Job Mokgoro, Subs-only, Jesse Duarte, Interim Provincial Committee


‘Exciting’ ramp-up for Covid jabs

As more vaccines arrive in the country, South Africa could administer 420 000 doses a day The post ‘Exciting’ ramp-up for Covid jabs appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: United States, South Africa, National, Pfizer, Vaccines, National Treasury, Cyril Ramaphosa, Johnson & Johnson, Top Six, Cas Coovadia, Anti-vaxxers, Minerals Council, Coronavirus, Martin Kingston, COVID-19, Business for South Africa


State capture commission former secretary says allegations against him are hearsay

Zondo wanted to know why tenders were awarded to a company that was publicly known to have been involved in corruption The post State capture commission former secretary says allegations against him are hearsay appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: South Africa, Treasury, National, Department Of Justice, Top Six, Raymond Zondo, Zondo, Bosasa, Zondo Commission, Angelo Agrizzi, Khotso De Wee, State Capture, Deputy Chief Justice


ConCourt finds that protection of LGBT+ rights was intrinsic to the constitutional project

The court also found that the term hurtful should be excised from the Equality Act in that it did not meet the justification threshold in the Constitution and gave Parliament 24 months to do so The post ConCourt finds that protection of LGBT+ rights was intrinsic to the constitutional project appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: South Africa, LGBT rights, National, Parliament, Constitutional Court, Concourt, Supreme Court of Appeal, South African Human Rights Commission, Top Six, Equality Act, Jon Qwelane, Sunday Sun, Justice Steven Majiedt


Masondo mulls listing Eskom on the JSE as potential solution to the power utility’s debt crisis

Deputy Finance Minister David Masondo says his comments were not the treasury’s official stance, but out-of-the-box thinking was needed to deal with the utility’s hefty deb The post Masondo mulls listing Eskom on the JSE as potential solution to the power utility’s debt crisis appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Business, South Africa, Eskom, JSE, Top Six, David Masondo, Masondo, Just Transition Hearings, P4c, President Climate Change Commission


South Africa has secured enough Covid-19 vaccines to last until the end of the year

Pfizer will deliver 1.5-million doses on Sunday and a further 5.6-million doses by Wednesday and 1.4-million J&J vaccines will arrive by Monday The post South Africa has secured enough Covid-19 vaccines to last until the end of the year appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: South Africa, Vaccinations, National, Pfizer, Vaccines, Western Cape, Gauteng, Department Of Health, Top Six, Coronavirus, COVID-19, KwaZulu-Natal, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane


Stellenbosch University gets its own climate studies school

The faculty is the first of its kind in the battle against climate change The post Stellenbosch University gets its own climate studies school appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Climate Change, Environment, South Africa, Stellenbosch University, Top Six, Low Carbon, Climate Resilience, Climate Policies, Climate Studies, Eugene Cloete, Global Alliance of Universities on Climate


Special Investigative Unit records detail Zweli Mkhize’s role in Digital Vibes looting

In its court document, the SIU sets out its case against the alleged fraudulent and corrupt relationship between Digital Vibes, Mkhize and the health department — and asks for a tender worth R150-million to be set aside and money paid back The post Special Investigative Unit records detail Zweli Mkhize’s role in Digital Vibes looting appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Politics, South Africa, Department Of Health, Top Six, Zweli Mkhize, Mkhize, COVID-19, Tenders, PFMA, Subs-only, Anban Pillay, Sandile Buthelezi, Special Investigative Unit, Digital Vibes, Dedani Mkhize


Special Investigating Unit records detail Zweli Mkhize’s role in Digital Vibes looting

In its court document, the SIU sets out its case against the alleged fraudulent and corrupt relationship between Digital Vibes, Mkhize and the health department — and asks for a tender worth R150-million to be set aside and money paid back The post Special Investigating Unit records detail Zweli Mkhize’s role in Digital Vibes looting appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Politics, South Africa, Department Of Health, Top Six, Zweli Mkhize, Mkhize, COVID-19, Tenders, PFMA, Subs-only, Anban Pillay, Sandile Buthelezi, Special Investigative Unit, Digital Vibes, Dedani Mkhize


Bargaining council looks into complaint against Blade Nzimande

Two months before the long-serving higher education director general was suspended, he reported Nzimande to the bargaining council The post Bargaining council looks into complaint against Blade Nzimande appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: South Africa, Higher Education, National, Science and Technology, Aaron Motsoaledi, Blade Nzimande, Nzimande, Workplace Bullying, Top Six, Department of Higher Education and Training, South African Communist Party, Auditor General, National Skills Fund, Subs-only, Gwebinkundla Qonde, General Public Service Sector Bargaining Council


The basic income grant is surely on the horizon

It is becoming clear SA needs a BIG, as many ANC cabinet members, opposition parties and experts agree. But there is still dissent from some quarters The post The basic income grant is surely on the horizon appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Public Finances, Poverty, Unemployment, South Africa, Economic recovery, Treasury, National, Gdp, Riots, Big, ANC, Cosatu, Ramaphosa, Inkatha Freedom party, Solly Mapaila, Top Six