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When the Covid-19 Omicron variant was discovered in South Africa, health authorities moved quickly to notify the country and the world of its potential danger.


As the Omicron Covid-19 variant sparked the fourth wave of Covid-19 infections in Gauteng, KwaZulu Natal is emerging as the new epicenter of the virus in South Africa. 


As we approach the festive season, many employees take some time off from work to spend time with friends and family. However, what if your boss says you can't take off? 


As countries around the world rush to roll out booster shots to fight against the current Covid-19 infection surge, the pharmaceutical company Pfizer has found that results from clinical trials for its experimental Covid-19 pill have shown some good signs. 


Covid-19 vaccines are widely viewed as the best weapon against the Covid-19 pandemic. As a new wave of infections begin in South Africa and the threat of a lockdown, President Cyril Ramaohosa set up a task team to investigate the possibility of making vaccines mandatory.


After the emergence of a new variant along with a fourth wave of infections, the conversations around mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations are getting louder. Now, the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union has responded.


After Statistics South Africa revealed the country’s Growth Domestic Product (GDP) contracted by 1.5%, Covid-19 vaccinations are viewed as the best tool in preventing lockdowns that would negatively impact South Africa’s economy.


Could being forced to take time off from work due to Covid-19 lead to employees losing their annual leave?

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