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Eskom has had its ups and downs as the national supplier of electricity. The power utility has even managed to rake up a debt of R488 billion and plans are in motion to save it. 

The Western Cape is facing a resurgence in Covid-19 cases. The province has faced a 52.1% increase in cases over the last week alone. 

When it comes to equality, South Africa is lagging behind. From unemployment to unfair wage payments, South Africa is one of the most unequal societies in the world. 

Some healthcare workers have been working throughout the lockdown without receiving allowances. The Health Department has been called out for failing these frontline workers. 

Public hospitals are facing some trouble, as the demand for more hospital beds keeps growing. Some Covid-19 patients in public hospitals have died without gaining access to a bed in the ICU.

The National School of Government has rolled out the start of a five day Basic Project Management course for public sector employees living with disabilities. The course is part of Disability Rights Awareness Month (DRAM).

Covid-19 has changed the way many businesses function. The world is moving towards being more digital but the South African job market could be falling behind.

A vaccine for Covid-19 is in the works, but who will get it first? Some fear that South Africa and less developed countries will be left behind as the vaccine could be costly.

According to the Global Pension Index Report, South Africa's pension fund system has been ranked 27th. This is out of 49 countries which took part in the index. 

While South African employees still see value in working from a main office at least some of the time; findings show that on average, people would now like to spend just less than half (42 percent) of their time outside of the traditional office setting. In fact, people still see time spent in the office as a powerful way to maintain bonds with their colleagues.  

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