Monday, August 10, 2020


President Signs Proclamation for SIU to Investigate COVID-19 Related Corruption in...

President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed a proclamation authorising the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) to probe, in any State institution, allegations of corruption during or...
Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize

COVID-19: Government Monitoring Rising Cases In KZN

Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, says KwaZulu-Natal appears to be following the same trend of COVID-19 infections, as witnessed in the Western Cape, Eastern...
President Cyril Ramaphosa briefs the nation

WATCH President Ramaphosa to Brief the Nation Tonight, 23 July

President Cyril Ramaphosa will tonight brief the nation on developments in South Africa’s risk-adjusted strategy to manage the spread of Coronavirus. (You can watch...
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Health Minister Declares “Dire” Eastern Cape Hospitals Just Fine

While the Eastern Cape has been overwhelmed by news of the collapse of its health care system, with hospitals unable to cope with the...
Researchers are central to any country’s science preparedness, especially in the face of pandemics. Menna Hossam/picture alliance via Getty Images

Good News for COVID Response: Africa’s Research Capacity is Growing

The COVID-19 pandemic has put global emergency preparedness under sharp scrutiny. It’s also placed national health systems’ capacity to predict and respond to major...
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KZN Expected To Be The Next Epicentre, Mkhize Cautions

While the number of new COVID-19 cases is stabilising in the Western Cape and the Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal is expected to join Gauteng as...
The Desmond Tutu Community Hall in Khayelitsha was gutted on Saturday during a protest allegedly by a group occupying vacant land in Makhaza. Photo: Vincent Lali

Mob Burns Covid-19 Facility and Community Hall in Khayelitsha, South Africa

The City of Cape Town’s newly built facility - meant for Covid-19 patients in Makhaza, Khayelitsha - was torched allegedly by people protesting over...
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Oxford Immunologist On Coronavirus Vaccine: Our Early Results Look Highly Promising

A vaccine against COVID-19 is urgently needed if we’re to stop the virus spreading and prevent potentially millions of further deaths. We’re now one...

South African Doctor Shares the Fears, Guilt & Road to Recovery...

As a medical professional, being on the frontline, I was constantly worried about contracting COVID. And three weeks ago I tested positive for it......
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Western Cape COVID New Cases Drop as Winde Returns to Office

Western Cape Premier Alan Winde has recuperated from COVID-19 and is back in the saddle today, at the same time that the Western Cape's...