Articles for James Stent

Irvin Jim’s birthday party paid for by embattled life insurer

Report finds 3Sixty Life, now in curatorship, used as “treasurer” for NUMSA-owned companies


News | 1 March 2022

Cape Town Central Line to return to service in December, says PRASA

Western Cape Parliament told PRASA is stabilising


News | 24 February 2022

PRASA dropped by lawyers as billion-rand corruption deal appeal looms

Siyangena has appealed against the court judgment setting aside its contracts


News | 9 February 2022

Parliament’s botched digitisation may mean millions of precious documents were lost in the fire

Many scanned documents are impossible to read


Feature | 28 January 2022

Covid-19: How South Africa differs from the rest of the continent

Deaths have been massively underestimated in Africa

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Science | 19 January 2022

Western Cape study shows why Omicron wave caused less death

High rates of vaccination, past infections and the variant itself helped suppress deaths and hospitalisations


Science | 14 January 2022

Judge criticised for recusing himself from Makhubele misconduct hearing

Fritz Brand admitted there were no good grounds for the request for him to step down, as hearing against Tintswalo Annah Nana Makhubele is postponed indefinitely


News | 12 January 2022

Is it time to revise our testing, quarantine and isolation protocols?

Public health experts propose relaxing Covid rules


News | 15 December 2021

Courts rule in favour of South African doctors trained abroad

Doctors won’t have to spend a year training before sitting exams

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News | 13 December 2021

Researchers to regain access to vital vaccine data

Medical Research Council issues upbeat statement after meeting with health department


Brief | 8 December 2021

State researchers can’t access vaccination data - and that’s a huge problem

Health department has withdrawn access to EVDS data since October


News | 6 December 2021

Lottery audit delayed as Auditor-General flags problems

Report on the National Lotteries Commission due in early December


News | 1 December 2021

Clothing union reports 74% Covid vaccination rate

Worker education key to high rate of vaccination


Brief | 30 November 2021

PRASA CEO Zolani - aka Kgosie - Matthews: an embarrassing appointment

He has been suspended because of information that should have been known to the board before he was appointed


Analysis | 23 November 2021

New Covid treatments might be slow to arrive in SA

Two new pills show promising results but there’s no certainty on their availability here


News | 18 November 2021

Social grants: the research behind the controversy

We look at how different grants were evaluated in the recent SALDRU study


Analysis | 11 November 2021