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Tue, 14/09/2021 - 10:41

On Sunday evening, President Cyril Ramaphosa brought up the possibility of vaccine passports. This has since received mixed reactions from citizens around the country.


Thu, 19/08/2021 - 13:17

Great news! People between the ages of 18 and 34 no longer have to wait as vaccines for them will open tomorrow. This comes as the country sees less people showing up to get vaccinated.


Tue, 17/08/2021 - 11:14

Kwazulu-Natal is now experiencing the third wave of Covid infections. Many attribute the rise in cases to the unrest and looting we saw a few weeks ago.


Mon, 09/08/2021 - 09:37

With a whole bunch of fake news stories floating around when it comes to the vaccine, it's important to outline the facts. Now, a study has confirmed that the Johnson & Johnson vaccine can protect against death and hospitalisation as a result of Covid-19.


Fri, 06/08/2021 - 12:42

The Former President, Jacob Zuma, has been admitted to hospital. Zuma is currently serving a 15 month sentence at the Estcourt Correctional Centre in KwaZulu-Natal.


Mon, 02/08/2021 - 23:29

Some relief can wash over Cape Town as rival taxi associations, Codeta and CATA, finally reach an agreement. Taxi violence in Western Cape saw many losing their lives and injured with residents living day to day in fear.


Thu, 22/07/2021 - 15:53

Eskom has announced that it will be implementing loadshedding today. For all the details on this round of loadshedding, read further.


Mon, 19/07/2021 - 13:54

Government officials have been visiting looting hotspots and monitoring where exactly those areas stand after it saw destruction and chaos. Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has been doing the rounds and had quite a lot to say.


Thu, 15/07/2021 - 09:53

Those between the age of 35 and 49 are now allowed to register to get vaccinated. The national vaccination programme continues across the country despite violent protests which resulted in temporary closure of some vaccination sites.


Mon, 12/07/2021 - 19:59

Some of us are seeing 'The Purge' being played out in real life as violence and looting continues in parts of the country. President Cyril Ramaphosa has now held an address to speak on what is currently happening in South Africa.


Mon, 12/07/2021 - 11:44

Restaurants will be allowed to open their doors again. This is only but one of the things President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Sunday evening. Keep reading to get all the latest details.


Mon, 12/07/2021 - 10:26

Calls have been answered as the President has announced that the Unemployment Insurance Fund will be extending the Covid-19 TERS fund. 


Fri, 09/07/2021 - 18:31

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding can you safely take the Covid-19 vaccine? The Department of Health has given an update based on the latest tests that have been done to ensure the safety of the vaccines. 


Fri, 09/07/2021 - 09:53

The Department of Health announced on Friday morning when registrations for the vaccinations of the 35 to 49 age groups will begin. They also gave insight into when these vaccinations will commence.


Fri, 02/07/2021 - 10:42

Citizens who are between the age of 50 and 59 are now able to register to receive their Covid-19 vaccine. The Department of Health has also said when this round of vaccinations will commence.


Fri, 02/07/2021 - 09:32

Using findings from the Sisonke vaccine trials, the South African Medical Research Council has said that the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is effective against variants of Covid-19. They've also found that only 1% of healthcare workers got infected with Covid after being vaccinated.


Mon, 28/06/2021 - 14:18

An alcohol ban is now in place for 14 days and these bans never go down well. Now, the Beer Association of South Africa has said that this will kill not only businesses but jobs as well.


Mon, 28/06/2021 - 11:51

We now have a clear idea of when vaccinations for the 50-59 year old individuals in the country will begin. Registrations for this portion of the vaccine rollout will start this week.


Thu, 17/06/2021 - 11:55

Vaccinations have just become simpler. The Gauteng Government has now announced that walk-ins will be allowed at vaccination sites.


Thu, 10/06/2021 - 17:07

South Africa has officially been declared as being in the Third Wave of Covid infections. The Western Cape joined four other provinces as a rise in Covid infections is seen.

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