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The warmth of long Covid nights

“THE winter wonderland we see on Christmas cards,” dreamed Luke the Dude, “is a world of snow, warm coats and Jingle Bells – at a time when we have sunny skies,...

Could a simple pill beat Covid-19? Pfizer is giving it a go

While the focus has been largely on vaccines, you might have also heard Pfizer is trialling a pill to treat Covid-19. It almost sounds too good to be true. Indeed, the results are very...

Who’s making money from Covid-19 vaccines?

The distribution of Covid-19 vaccines is picking up pace globally. US President Joe Biden last month set a new target of 200 million vaccination doses to be delivered in his first...

Tax on booze, fuel & cigarettes hiked while income tax stays put

The 2021 annual budget speech by the finance minister took place in Cape Town on February 24 2021. All eyes were on Tito Mboweni as South Africans were looking forward to...

Variants, vaccines, and virology – are we protected?

News reports on mutated, more virulant, strains of the virus most likely conjures movie-like images of an invisible, indestructible enemy causing massive disruption. The reality is fortunately much less dramatic, as...


Managing business risks: easy steps any SME can take today 

Small business owners should consider risk management and mitigation as a valuable form of insurance against any eventuality. It will help them protect the...


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