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Vaccine centres reopen in Durban, some city services resume operations

Community vaccine sites opened in Durban on Monday after unrest shut most healthcare facilities last week. The eThekwini municipality said the city’s primary healthcare facilities, including mobile services, would be operational. “Community vaccination sites will also be opened. Residents who are eligible to receive the Covid-19 vaccine are encouraged to[…]

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We will not allow anarchy and mayhem to prevail: Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the violence that unfolded in South Africa in the past week had been instigated. He says the government will not allow anarchy and mayhem to prevail. Ramaphosa says recent looting and vandalism incidents had nothing to do with ethnic mobilisation. Unrest sparked last weekend when protestors[…]

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N3 between Cedara and Harrismith remains closed

Motorists urged to practice extreme caution as the N3 remains closed from Cedara in KwaZulu-Natal to Harrismith in the Free State. N3 Toll Concession Operations Manager, Thania Dhoogra,  says clean-up operations will resume once the roadway is safe for use. Dhoogra says members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF)[…]

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Essop brothers explore SA ‘Unrest’

After successfully tackling various cities in South Africa, the Unrest exhibition by artists Hasan and Husain Essop, is currently on its second last leg of its tour in Johannesburg. Eleven photographs were chosen for this exhibition and each photograph depicts a different location and a different situation. Each photograph is[…]

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SAHRC rejects Hangberg unrest claims

The SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) on Tuesday rejected claims it was delaying a probe into clashes between metro police and squatters in Hout Bay four years ago. “The commission would like to reject as misleading suggestions that we are dithering or blocking a report in this matter, or withholding[…]

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