Saturday, October 1 2022

South Africa’s healthcare system is on its knees: budget offers no relief

Robert L. Rikard

South Africa’s medium-term fiscal policy statement for 2021 was more of the same old story. This was not talking about […]

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South Africa’s health system is on its knees: the budget offers no relief

Robert L. Rikard

South Africa’s medium-term fiscal policy statement for 2021 was more of the same old narrative. This fell short of high […]

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the budget offers no relief

Robert L. Rikard

South Africa’s medium-term fiscal policy statement for 2021 was more of the same old story. This was not talking about […]

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South Africa’s healthcare system is on its knees – budget offers no relief

Robert L. Rikard

South Africa’s medium-term fiscal policy statement for 2021 was more of the same old story. This was not talking about […]

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South African youth largely dictate retail spending …

Robert L. Rikard

Do you think parents control the household budget? Think again: young people may not make a lot of money yet, […]

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Africa: pillars of an action plan – South African youth take up the climate challenge

Robert L. Rikard

Young South Africans have made it clear that their voices go beyond just being tokens in climate action discussions and […]

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South Africa: Ministry of Health to introduce vaccine certificate

Robert L. Rikard

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that the Ministry of Health will soon deploy the vaccine certificate as proof that residents […]

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Corruption at South Africa’s Ministry of Health during COVID

Robert L. Rikard

JOHANNESBURG – A report on the actions of senior South African Ministry of Health officials during the coronavirus pandemic was […]

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South African Minister of Health on new C.1.2 variant – and why you should expect a booster shot

Robert L. Rikard

Health Minister Dr Joe Phaahla told the National Council of Provinces that current scientific reports suggest vaccination still offers protection […]

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Cyril Ramaphosa | South African youth lead by example with Covid-19 vaccination

Robert L. Rikard

President Cyril Ramaphosa. President Cyril Ramaphosa writes in his weekly newsletter that he is not surprised to see young people […]

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How a land reform agency could break South Africa’s land redistribution deadlock

Robert L. Rikard

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has conceded that the country’s land reform program is taking too long to meet the […]

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Entrepreneurship will save South African youth

Robert L. Rikard

Forty-five years ago, on June 16, 1976, 13-year-old Hector Pieterson was killed when police opened fire on black students protesting […]

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Young South Africans are not “millennials”

Robert L. Rikard

It’s June, which means it’s Youth Month. But young South Africans are often misunderstood and generalizations tend to abound. So […]

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South African health regulator recommends resuming Johnson & Johnson vaccinations

Robert L. Rikard

South Africa’s health regulator recommended resuming use of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine, days after the country followed the […]

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South African healthcare workers eager for first vaccines

Robert L. Rikard

ELANDSDOORN, South Africa – After testing thousands of people for coronavirus, South African nurse Asnath Masango says she can’t wait […]

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Changemaker and feminist committed to empowering African youth

Robert L. Rikard

Why the citizens of the world should care Young South Africans face many societal challenges including high unemployment, poverty, teenage […]

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South African youth call for tougher COVID measures as cases rise

Robert L. Rikard

Young South Africans are calling for tougher coronavirus measures as the country reports a spike in cases and declares a […]

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