Articles by James Stent

New surveys may shed light on SA’s Covid epidemic

But have we tested too few people, too late?

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4 December 2020

Judges in shack demolition case fail to reach agreement

Matter to be reheard by three judges of the Western Cape High Court

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2 December 2020

South Africa has the best HIV policies, report finds

Progressive policies linked to drop in new infections in Southern Africa

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1 December 2020

Will Covid-19 vaccines bring life back to normal in 2021?

Vaccinating tens of millions of people will be very difficult

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26 November 2020

PRASA has R23 billion in unspent capital

But passenger rail agency is turning the corner, minister tells Parliament

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25 November 2020

High death rate in African Covid-19 intensive care units

Hospitals across the continent have few resources. A new study shows the consequences.

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20 November 2020

Judge in Woodstock eviction case concerned about “spatial apartheid”

Atlantis was going to be a hub, said Judge Sher, but now “people are stuck out there with great unemployment and social problems”

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18 November 2020

Bromwell Street: Residents want emergency accommodation near city

City argued that providing social or temporary housing in the inner city would take time

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17 November 2020

Appeal of Tafelberg judgment delayed

Cancellation of sale agreement between Western Cape government and the school that bought the property has not been finalised

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13 November 2020

Collapsed travel agency owes millions to customers and staff

Liquidators’ first report on STA Travel paints grim picture

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11 November 2020

Judge Makhubele is suspended … but still hearing cases

It is unclear why a judge facing impeachment was chosen to hear new matters concerning the executive

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10 November 2020

Elsies River youth start garden to feed their community

The pair are set to start a larger garden in the area soon

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5 November 2020

Covid-19 grant extended to January

But top-ups to other grants will come to an end, Finance Minister announces

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28 October 2020

7,000 jobseeker applications handed to City of Cape Town

SAMWU and Assembly of the Unemployed demand permanent jobs

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28 October 2020

After years of missing deadlines government wants 18 more months to solve foster grant crisis

Tens of thousands of children yet again at risk of losing their grants

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22 October 2020

Employees and customers left in the lurch by Swiss-owned STA Travel

No answers and no communication from management since 10 September

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13 October 2020