Discovery Life's CEO Riaan van Reenen says that clients with new policies who choose not to get vaccinated may be subject to higher insurance premiums due to the increased risk.
The Acting Minister in the Presidency Khumbudzo Ntshavheni has condemned the recent criminal activity in the Phoenix area of KwaZulu-Natal after 20 people were murdered during a criminal rampage.
Gauteng has reached the peak of the third wave of Covid-19 however the province's government warns that its healthcare system remains strained. Concerns have been raised about whether Covid-19 cases may raise due to recent protest actions.
The Pretoria News Editor, Piet Rampedi may face legal action from the government after he published the "Tembisa 10" story which is now concluded to have been untrue.
Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo says that he is going to ask the High Court to extend his term to the end of September so that he may hear President Ramaphosa and five other crucial witnesses testify.
The Arts Industry in South Africa has recently been devastated by the death of the well respected actress Shaleen Surtie-Richards who was ill but unable to book herself into hospital. Now the structural issues surrounding artsists' income in the country has been under the spotlight.
There have been increasing calls for Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize to resign after he has been linked to the happenings surrounding the R150 million Department of Health contract awarded to Digital Vibes which is now under investigation by the Special Investigations Unit.
As South Africa sees a rise in Covid-19 infections amid a looming third wave of the virus many wonder when they can expect a national address from President Cyril Ramaphosa regarding what measures will be taken to get this spread under control.
The Pan South African Language Board has criticised the South African government for using English as the only medium of communication when the country has been conveying important communications regarding the Covid-19 pandemic.
South African Airways Technical which is a subsidiary of South African Airways, has over 2 000 of its employees facing retrenchment after they expressed that that they are undergoing financial distress.
Recently an investigation done by the Daily Maverick has found that some bus company agents, who operate in Park Station in Johannesburg have been selling fake negative Covid-19 test results to passengers travelling to neighbouring countries.
SAPS has announced that it has commenced the training of over 2000 reservists and security officers at academies around the country, for them to become constables.
Cape Town's Athol Fugard Theatre has shut down after suffering a financial blow due to the 1 year of lockdown caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. This has left artists and those who enjoy theatre gutted with many looking towards the lack of funding from the South African government as the reason why the arts industry is suffering financially.
Scientists have found that people who were infected with the new Covid-19 variant found in South Africa, called the 501Y.V2 variant are immune to the first wave variants as well as potential other variants.
The national minimum wage has increased to R21.69 for each ordinary hour worked and this increase officially took effect on 1 March. Many sectors have been pleased with this however some are still concerned whether this will be enough to keep South Africans afloat while grappling with the pandemic.
A preliminary report which claims that R2 billion was allegedly stolen from Eskom has been handed over to the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) for further investigation into what many believes was caused by fraudulent activities.
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President Cyril Ramaphosa, in his last Covid-19 address, said further information would still be provided on how vaccine passports can be used as evidence of vaccination for various purposes and events. New developments have since emerged regarding the issue of vaccine certificates.
South Africans travelling to the United Kindom (UK) have been met with travel ban restrictions due to Covid-19 concerns. President Cyril Ramaphosa was subsequently advised to speak to the UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson to remove the country from its red list and new developments have emerged since then.