• ‘Gauteng is over the worst’: Protest-fuelled Covid-19 spike unlikely, says Prof Madhi
    Gauteng is not likely to see a jump in Covid-19 cases and deaths after the recent looting and civil unrest, says Prof Shabir Madhi.
  • POLL | How are you feeling about kids going back to school?
    Schools around SA reopened on Monday according to strict health protocols and other measures announced by the minister of basic education.
  • Some relief as SA to ease from cold to 'cool' this week
    As SA battles to recover from last week’s record low temperatures, the SA Weather Service says another cold front is set to move in over the Western Cape from tomorrow, bringing rain.
  • Mixed AstraZeneca-Pfizer shot boosts Covid-19 antibody level, study finds
    A mixed vaccination of first AstraZeneca and then a Pfizer Covid-19 shot boosted neutralising antibody levels by six times compared with two AstraZeneca doses, a study from South Korea showed.
  • Covid-19 in children: the South African experience and the way forward
    In SA there is a case for the expedited vaccination of children with underlying conditions and older teens and adolescents based on burden of cases and hospitalisations.
  • Royal AM's application to have acting PSL CEO Mato Madlala held in contempt of court dismissed
    Royal AM's attempt to have acting Premier Soccer League (PSL) CEO Mato Madlala and the league held in contempt of court for the playoffs matches proceeding recently has been dismissed by Judge Leonie Windell in a South Gauteng High Court.
  • All systems go for Berg River Canoe Marathon
    Easing of lockdown regulations expected to boost entries after last year’s event was cancelled
  • NEVA MAKGETLA: Consider inequality when diagnosing the insurrection
    Fixing the causes of violence requires solidarity expressed through long-term, large-scale programmes
  • Delta variant is the biggest risk to the world right now, says UK expert
    The major worry about the Delta variant is that spreads far more easily from person to person, increasing infections and hospitalisations among the unvaccinated
  • LETTER: IRR is advocating policies that are right-wing rather than liberal
    Graeme Smith regards his recent letter as puerile and totalitarian, writes Roger Southall
  • Chinese pig farmers count their losses after floods paralyse Henan province
    Henan province was struck by heavy rains last week that sparked the worst flash flooding in centuries
  • LETTER: Why is IRR entering anti-critical race theory debate?
    The anti-critical race theory view is heading to be a key campaign platform of far-right racists in the 2022 US elections