Tuesday, January 19 2021
Everything we know about 501.V2, the new Covid-19 variant identified in SA
SA has more cases and deaths than anything we saw on any day during the first wave, says Prof Abdool Karim
Lazy police have failed SA by hiding behind the ‘roadblock strategy’
Law enforcement has shown SA mirrors a near failed state with its lack of proactive policing of Covid protocols
Six matric markers die of Covid, 308 test positive
Nearly 2,500 of 45,388 markers withdrew, with fear of contracting Covid-19 among their reasons
WhatsApp flexes its muscles in fight with SA’s GovChat
Competition Tribunal reserves judgment after an impasse between the two messaging platforms
Leave the Covid corpses to undertakers, minister implores families
Zweli Mkhize warns that families preparing their loved ones’ bodies for burial could result in the spread of Covid-19
Why, Saudi Arabia, are juvenile offenders still sentenced to death?
Riyadh under scrutiny as five child offenders still face execution despite a royal decree to end the practice for minors
Migrants’ plight: ‘We’re starving. All we have is water and a few cookies’
Thousands of Hondurans seeking a better life in the US are being held back or sent home by Guatemalan forces
Barack in the USA: Obama tells his story, and leaves us wanting more
For those interested in policy, Obama’s book is a perfect guide, but it’s a pity there’s not more detail about unity
Are SA’s cultural institutions trying to get rid of Kannemeyer and Botes?
The duo behind Bitterkomix is being stymied by galleries, universities, you name it. But why?
Nurkovic takes the ‘im’ out of impotency and fulfils his chief task
The striker’s injury frustrations are over and he says the team is working hard to get back on track for its fans
Siraj rides an emotional rollercoaster to keep India in Test series
The inexperienced pace bowler has stepped up to lead a depleted Indian attack in the fourth Test against Australia