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EFF in Eastern Cape calls for closure of schools in the province

24 June 2020, 8:53 AM

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in the Eastern Cape says the provincial government must be forced to close schools as they have lost control of the COVID-19 crisis.

COVID-19 vaccine could take up to a year and a half to be available if effective

24 June 2020, 8:01 AM

Dean of the Wits University Health Sciences Martin Veller says even if proven effective, it would take at least a year and a half before the drug being tested for COVID-19 would become available to the public.


EFF condemns SABC retrenchment plans

20 June 2020, 5:00 PM

Reaction continues pouring in to the SABC’s intention to begin a retrenchment process. The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) is the latest political party to air its views on the matter. It has condemned the decision, saying it will only lead to the demise of the public broadcaster.

Scientists unsure why Dexamethasone is effective in treating COVID-19 patients

20 June 2020, 9:14 AM

Research professor, Tulio de Oliviera, says scientists do not yet fully understand why the Dexamethasone drug is so effective in patients with a severe case of COVID-19.

Airbus extends furloughs in UK, Spain in latest effort to tackle COVID-19 fallout

20 June 2020, 4:03 AM

European plane-maker Airbus SE said on Friday it is extending furlough programs for 5 300 of its employees in Spain and the United Kingdom in its latest effort to cope with the impact of the coronavirus outbreak.

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Eradicating GBV, femicide requires collective societal efforts

19 June 2020, 6:14 PM

Genoeg is genoeg!! (Enough is enough). These words reverberated among the community of Eersterust, Tshwane when I visited the De Kock family earlier this week following the gruesome killing of their beloved daughter, sister and mother- Evelyn.

Habib worried about effect of COVID-19 on Wits finances

13 June 2020, 3:09 PM

Wits University Vice Chancellor Adam Habib says he is worried about the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the finances of universities.

EFF to hold nationwide protest against the murder of George Floyd

8 June 2020, 12:00 AM

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) is expected to hold a nationwide protest against the murder of African American, George Floyd Monday.

EFF calls for national day of action in solidarity with African-Americans protests in US

5 June 2020, 2:44 PM

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has called for a national day of action on Monday in solidarity with the African-Americans protesting police brutality in the United States.

Lockdown regulations still effective

5 June 2020, 11:48 AM

Cabinet says despite the on-going legal battle faced by government on the lockdown regulations, people should continue to take all measures to ensure they are protected from the coronavirus.



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