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Groote Schuur Staff Share the Heartbreak of Nursing Right Now

Two nurses at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa, yesterday shared the heartbreaking reality of their working lives right now, during these...

5 688 New COVID-19 Infections, 103 More Deaths in South Africa

The number of COVID-19 cases and deaths in South Africa is increasing exponentially since the relaxation of stringent regulations, as the economy opens for...
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Tshwane Metro Police Officers Test Positive

Two female officers and one senior male officer from the Tshwane Metro Police Department have tested positive for COVID-19. The 51-year-old, a senior superintendent and...

Football in South Africa to Resume Under Strict Conditions

South African Sport, Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa has approved plans for the resumption of football. “The plans of the Premier Soccer League have...

South African Government Spends R17 Million On Quarantine Sites

Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille says the South African government has so far spent R17-million to procure quarantine sites. Responding to a...
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South Africa To Borrow $7 Billion Globally as Debt Rises

The government will need to borrow $7 billion from international finance institutions as one of the measures to cover the budget hole brought about...

South African Economy to Contract by 7.2 Percent, Worst in 90...

South Africa's economy is projected to contract by 7.2 percent in 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Finance Minister Tito...

Health and Frontline Services Get R21 Billion in Budget

National Treasury has set aside R21.5 billion for COVID‐19‐related healthcare spending for health and frontline services, it was announced by the Finance Minister Tito...
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First COVID-19 Vaccine Trial in South Africa Begins

The first participants in South Africa's first clinical trial for a vaccine against COVID-19 will be vaccinated this week. The first clinical trial in South...
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South Africa’s Covid-19 Cases Exceed 100,000

South Africa’s COVID-19 infections have surpassed the 100 000 mark after 4 288 new cases were reported on Monday. The positive cases are now sitting...