Prof Glenda Gray, co-principal investigator of the Sisonke implementation study, which is providing health-care workers with Covid-19 J&J vaccines, said on Monday morning the suspension of the inoculations is expected to be lifted soon. The vaccinations were paused by the SA Health Products Regulatory Authority (Sahpra) on Tuesday night last[…]
South Africans are calling for justice for Lindani Myeni after he was shot dead by Honolulu police in Hawaii. The 29-year-old former rugby player was shot dead by police last week after they responded to an alleged burglary in progress. At the weekend, the Honolulu police department released footage of[…]
A suspect was taken into custody on Sunday night as the City of Cape Town investigates reports about the original blaze being due to arson and of additional fires being started. This was disclosed on Monday by mayoral committee member for safety and security JP Smith. “There is a lot[…]
The social security agency (Sassa) assured South Africans the delay in COVID-19 grant payments will be resolved before the end of this month. Some recipients are yet to receive their money. The agency said it’s working around the clock to ensure the payments are finalised. Some six million recipients are[…]
The national health department has reported the deaths of 48 more people due to coronavirus related complications. This brought South Africa’s national COVID-19 death toll to 53,711. The department also reported 1,326 new infections that were also picked up in the last 24-hour cycle, pushing our known caseload to more[…]
The Department of Health on Friday said over 126,000 people had registered on the new vaccine portal that went live for South Africans who are 60 years and older. The country’s electronic vaccination data system website officially went live on Friday afternoon. It comes amid concerns among many South Africans[…]
Premier Alan Winde has on Friday assured residents the Western Cape remains on track to implement a mass vaccination strategy, despite the temporary suspension of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine. It also appears the Easter long weekend has not led to a surge in COVID-19 infections. New cases, hospital admissions and deaths[…]
Western Cape Community Safety Minister, Albert Fritz, has been appointed as acting DA provincial leader for the next two weeks. This follows the 14 day suspension of provincial party leader, Bonginkosi Madikizela on allegations that he had falsified his academic qualifications. On the provincial government website, Madikizela claims to hold[…]
South Africa’s electronic registration system for those eligible for Phase 2 of the national vaccination programme opens today. The Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize, will the launch the COVID-19 Electronic Vaccination Data System for those over 60 years of age virtually at 7am. The launch forms part of the[…]
NGO, the Legal Resources Centre, has welcomed the Constitutional Court’s confirmation of a 2020 ruling – in which the Durban High Court declared a section of the Matrimonial Property Act 88 of 1984 unconstitutional and invalid. The ruling stated that Section 22 (6) of the Black Administration Act 38 of[…]
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