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Since the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the Covid-19 outbreak a pandemic a year ago, the Southern African Development Community (SADC), comprising 16 countries in the sub-region, has taken a reasonably active role in providing information and guidance to states on preventing the rapid spread of the deadly virus.  However, the regional bloc has been...
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“The only way I have been able to continue with my studies is literally by begging from people.” These are the words of Tshepiso* a final-year LLB student at the University of Free State.  Tshepiso owes the university R68 000 and until she pays it, she cannot finish her degree.  When the Mail & Guardian spoke...
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During the peak period of the pandemic, Openserve doubled speeds for free on its network, introduced symmetrical speeds to its fibre portfolio and increased sync profiles. Openserve also offered numerous incentives, including discounted or free installations. It launched and enhanced its various offerings to provide customers with affordable internet connectivity options through its Openserve Fibre...
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COMMENT In a year that’s already had its fair share of headline-grabbing moments, it’s probably understandable that many people missed the news earlier this month that the AU had secured 300-million doses of Covid-19 vaccine.  That’s a reflection of much of the way in which the pandemic in Africa has been covered. While the pages...
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Ethereum Classic (ETC) has undergone a hard fork that ushers in a new upgrade aimed to increase miner participation and increase security. According to the ETC explorer by Blockscout, at around 3:45 UTC on Sunday, the ETC mainnet reached a block height of 11,700,000, automatically triggering the anticipated Thanos upgrade. Terry Culver, CEO at ETCLabs,...
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The Covid-19 pandemic has prompted the most remarkable ambitious and collaborative response from across the world in human history. New and formidable partnerships have been forged across the healthcare sector to hasten the discovery, manufacturing, and delivery of cutting-edge innovations. In the pharmaceutical industry, scientists continue to work around the clock to develop and test...
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COMMENT Executions are on the decline as more countries abandon capital punishment by law or in practice. Despite this, 657 executions were recorded last year. That’s 657 too many.  It is crucial that those accused of capital crimes have access to quality legal representation. In many places, people facing charges that could lead to execution...
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