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Warning over slowing vaccination rate in South Africa

Business for South Africa (B4SA) has raised concerns around the country’s slowing Covid-19 vaccination rate.

September 29, 2021
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What’s next for Covid-19 and lockdowns in South Africa?

The Delta variant of Covid-19 is key to understanding the current trends around the reopening of the global economy, and what we can expect in the next phase of the pandemic, says Mark Ainsworth, head of data insights and analytics at asset manager Schroders.

September 28, 2021
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South Africa’s third wave of Covid-19 is over – with level 1 lockdown expected soon

South Africa has officially exited its third wave of coronavirus infections, the National Institute of Communicable Diseases said in a statement on Sunday (26 September).

September 27, 2021
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Cash-strapped South Africans reveal their credit scores

New data from consumer credit reporting agency TransUnion shows that South African consumers are desperate to become credit active.

September 23, 2021
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A call to move South Africa to a level 1 lockdown

Western Cape premier Alan Winde says the province must be moved to alert level 1 as soon as possible, as it becomes clear that it is exiting its third wave of Covid-19 infections.

September 22, 2021
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South Africa’s Covid-19 daily vaccination rate plunges

South Africa’s daily Covid-19 vaccination rate plunged this week, indicating that the inoculation drive may be losing steam amid criticism of a lack of information about the shots among more remote and impoverished communities.

September 22, 2021
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Introduce vaccine passports now to help South Africa deal with ever-shifting lockdown levels: CEO

Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) chief executive Busi Mavuso says that the introduction of vaccine passports in South Africa is long overdue in helping the economy to recover.

September 21, 2021
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UCT says interest in its R2,000 a month online high school has exceeded expectations

The University of Cape Town (UCT) says that public response to its online high school ‘has exceeded all expectations’ having launched in July.

September 20, 2021
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South Africa’s UK ban doesn’t make any sense: CEO

Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) chief executive Busi Mavuso has criticised the UK government for its decision to keep South Africa on its ‘red list’ of countries.

September 20, 2021
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5 important things happening in South Africa today

Government promises to ramp up bid to get South Africa off the UK’s red list for travel; South Africa’s third Covid wave could be over this week; IEC says it overshot voter registration targets; Zuma failed to convince SA courts, so he’s heading to African courts to state his case.

September 20, 2021
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Bad news for South African travellers – UK ‘red list’ travel ban stays in place

The UK government has opted to keep South Africa on its red list for travel – holding in place incredibly restrictive and expensive quarantine conditions for local travellers.

September 18, 2021
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10 winning South African Chenin Blanc wines to impress at your next dinner party

The quality of South African Chenin has never been better, say the 2021 Standard Bank Chenin Blanc Top Ten Challenge judges.

September 17, 2021
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