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NPA to prosecute Jiba – AfriForum

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The National Prosecuting Authority has confirmed that it will prosecute former Deputy National Director of Public Prosecutions, Nomgcobo Jiba. This was announced in a statement

Germany implements restrictions on free speech

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Germany has passed legislation making it a hate crime to burn the flag of the European Union (EU), or any national flag. Earlier this month,

‘Lives versus lives’, not ‘profits versus lives’

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The government has finally released a mathematical model showing the number of Covid-19 deaths it expects in the next six months. The model predicts 40

The dismal failure of the tobacco ban

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While not entirely unexpected, the speed and extent with which the prohibition on tobacco products has failed is startling. About 90% of surveyed smokers continued

Time to move to ‘smart strategy’ – Van den Heever

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South Africa should move from a ‘crude to a smart strategy’, with targeted interventions in densely populated places. So said Professor Alex van den Heever,

Thousands of TB and HIV-positive patients missing out on medication

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The Gauteng health department is trying to trace thousands of TB and HIV-positive patients who have failed to collect their medication since the start of

Wuhan lockdown diary angers China

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Publication in English of a diary written by an award-winning Chinese author documenting her life in Wuhan in the early days of the coronavirus outbreak

The careful massacre of the bourgeoisie

Opinions

Government’s own advisors called the extended lockdown ‘unscientific and nonsensical’. Unicef warned it could kill more than Covid-19, including 1.2 million children. StatsSA reported the crippling

Much worse than you think

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If you want the lockdown to end because you think it worked and we can now relax, you need to see the graphs that follow.

Government warned of food-riots risk as desperation mounts

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As millions lose their jobs, the risk of an escalation in food riots in the coming weeks will mount unless the government acts urgently. This