South African Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu) has welcomed the announcement that pharmaceutical company, Aspen will within days, provide 300 000 doses of the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine for South African teachers. It says the doses will come from abroad and won’t be part of the two million doses that[…]
Mediclinic on Monday night said it had not treated the mother of the “Thembisa 10″ babies. This after the hospital group was named in a Pretoria News article on Monday night, with the father of the children, Teboho Tsotetsi, telling the publication that the mom, Gosiame Sithole, told him that[…]
The African National Congress’s (ANC) Treasurer-General Paul Mashatile has admitted that the governing party is facing financial constraints which are exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. On Tuesday, ANC staff members will embark on a nationwide picket at lunchtime, over the party’s failure to pay salaries on time. The ANC has[…]
Flags are flew at half mast across the Western Cape in honour of legendary stage and screen actress Shaleen Surtie-Richards. The 66-year- old died at a guest house in Cape Town on Monday. Arts and Culture Minister, Nathi Mtwethwa and his Western Cape counterpart, Anroux Marais, joined family representatives in[…]
President Cyril Ramaphosa says he’s pleased with the commitments made at the G7 Summit around COVID-19 vaccines and global economic recovery. Speaking from Cornwall in the United Kingdom, he says the G7 leaders have pledged more vaccine support as well as boosting manufacturing capacity in the less developed world. The[…]
People living with albinism who face daily discrimination and attacks say they are tired of living in fear. As the world observes International Albinism Awareness Day, people with albinism in Pampierstad in the Northern Cape are calling for an end to discrimination and violence against them. This year the day[…]
Embattled former eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede and 21 other accused are expected to appear before the Durban High Court for a pre-trial hearing Monday. The charges stem from 2017 Durban Solid Waste tender amounting to over R400 million. Spokesperson for Gumede’s supporters, Ntando Khuzwayo says although supporters will be out[…]
A 22-year-old man drowned at Herolds Bay on the Western Cape Garden Route at the weekend. Mike Vonk, NSRI Herolds Bay deputy station commander, said the man was caught in strong rip currents while swimming. A sea rescue craft was launched just before 3pm on Saturday along with a range of[…]
The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) has decided that the 2 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccines at the Aspen plant in Gquerberha will not be released for distribution in South Africa. In a statement, the regulator confirmed that the vaccines were affected by[…]
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says her department does not have any plans at the moment to close schools. The Minister says those that are planning to shut down schools forcefully will be dealt with by law enforcement. On the site visit to various schools in Limpopo, Motshekga says parents[…]
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