Tue, Jun 15, 2021

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South Africa Confirms First Local Transmission of Coronavirus (Covid-19) – Retracted

South Africa on Thursday confirmed its first local transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Free State. UPDATE: The man in the Free State...

COVID-19 Likely to be Around for Another Year, Warns South African...

While the South African government plans to steadily reduce the COVID-19 alert level by stabilising infection and anticipating the inevitable increase in cases, President...
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South Africa’s COVID-19 Cases Rise to 1187 Amidst Concern for Healthworkers

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa has risen to 1,187, with Gauteng still reporting the highest number of cases, at 533....
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South Africa Coronavirus Update: 2 514 New COVID-19 Cases Recorded

The number of detected COVID-19 cases has risen to 759 658 after 2 514 infections were reported by the Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize,...

South Africa Needs a Post-Lockdown Strategy that Emulates South Korea

What strategy should South Africa follow to contain the outbreak of the SARS-CoV-2 virus after the current 35-day lockdown? Any strategy should be informed...
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Scientific Advice, Consultations Were Informed Before Easing of Lockdown

President Cyril Ramaphosa says government relied on scientific advice, consultations and the experience of other countries when it made the decision to gradually ease...

Here’s Where Efforts to End HIV in Eastern and Southern Africa...

The World AIDS Day commemoration of 2020 took place in the midst of a global pandemic. It served as another reminder that people are...

Government Dismisses Allegations About SA Soldiers’ Reluctance to Travel to China

The South African government has dismissed reports contained in a Mail & Guardian article that South African National Defence Force (SANDF) soldiers are not...
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South Africa’s President Calls for Healthcare for All

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of universal health coverage. That is the message underlined by President Cyril Ramaphosa who was addressing the...
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Lockdown Cost Cape Winelands Wine Industry Billions: Carte Blanche Investigates Recovery

This Sunday Carte Blanche investigates how the lockdown is affecting the wine industry in the Cape Winelands, South Africa... and what it will take...