Oxfam warns of Covid induced inequality

It could take more than 10 years for the world’s poorest people to recover from the economic fallout of the ongoing Covid-19 induced pandemic, according to a new report published on Monday by Oxfam International, which also revealed that at the same time the recession...

Trump criticized for pardoning Israeli tycoon

Organisations fighting against corruption in the Democratic Republic of Congo have criticised former US President Donald Trump for cancelling sanctions imposed on an Israeli mining tycoon accused of carrying out corrupt and secretive activities in the central African...

Ramaphosa promises transparency on vaccines

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, acknowledging concern that the government has not been sufficiently transparent about its efforts to procure Covid-19 vaccines, said details of the deals into which the government enters with vaccine manufacturers will be...

Rehoboth Mayor warns on low pay

Rehoboth Mayor Rudi van Wyk has disclosed that his monthly income as Mayor totals N$5987.72, adding that that with the current workload it is impossible for any Mayor to supplement this income by getting a second income and cautioning that this could encourage...

Ugandan soldiers kill militants

Ugandan soldiers working as part of a peacekeeping force in Somalia, on Friday raided al Shabaab hideouts just over 100 km southwest of the capital Mogadishu, and killed 189 al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab fighters. Reuters reports that there was no immediate comment on...

SA Doctors urged to register on central database

The Alliance of South African Independent Practitioners spokesperson Tanya Muller says an initiative is now underway to get general practitioners to register themselves on a central database ahead of the vaccination drive for health workers. This as it was revealed...