The SA Medical Research Council board has apologised to the Ministerial Advisory Committee for comments made by its president, Professor Glenda Gray, and says it will institute a fact-finding investigation into the "damage" the comments may have caused.
This Africa Day we are reminded once again that the solutions to Africa’s problems, be they overcoming disease or eradicating poverty and underdevelopment, reside within Africa itself, writes President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Our ability to support and sustain livelihoods – either through job creation or social grants – has been severely damaged by the last 10 weeks. And the country’s biggest problems remain as they were two months ago: Eskom, the economy, state capture and SOEs, writes Pieter du Toit.
The government can no longer prevent the distribution of food during the Covid-19 national lockdown after a non-governmental organisation (NGO) - 1 000 Women Trust - approached the courts and won the right to freely assist the hungry.