WHO urges greater COVID-19 vigilance in Africa as holidays near

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is urging African countries to be on high alert for a possible surge in COVID-19 cases.   This comes as nearly 20 countries in the region experienced an uptick in cases since early October after reporting a downward trend, then a plateau. “Unlike the first...

Curbing GBV scourge requires united front: President Ramaphosa

Curbing the scourge of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) will require an act of solidary from every sector of society as legislative and policy measures instituted by governments cannot alone rid us of this problem, says President Cyril Ramaphosa. The President made the clarion call in the latest edition of his weekly...

Learners qualify at Boitjhorisong Welding Training Centre

Despite all the disruptions to learning caused by COVID-19 this year, 11 learners received certificates of competence on 13 November 2020 after completing their Shielded Metal Arc Welding module at the Boitjhorisong Welding Training Centre in Sasolburg. The Centre opened its doors earlier this year in response to the community’s...