Covid-19

August 12, 2021

Is it safe to get vaccinated if your immune system is compromised by other medical conditions?

Former chair of the ministerial advisory committee on Covid-19, Prof Salim Abdool Karim, has stressed that individuals whose immune systems are compromised by other medical conditions […]
August 12, 2021

CDC recommends pregnant women get Covid-19 vaccine.

Pregnant women should be vaccinated against Covid-19, based on a new analysis that did not show increased risk for miscarriage, the US Centres for Disease Control […]
August 12, 2021

Using the Moya App to check your R350 grant application? Sassa says you shouldn’t.

As applications for the Covid-19 R350 grant come in, the SA Social Security Agency (Sassa) has issued a warning to applicants against using the “Moya App” […]
August 10, 2021

Mpumalanga health department brings vaccination drive to Acornhoek

More than 400 people were vaccinated when the Department of Health in Mpumalanga held a vaccination drive at Acornhoek Mall. The premier of Mpumalanga, Ms Refilwe […]
August 5, 2021

Solidarity unhappy with Sasol’s COVID-19 vaccine and testing requirements.

Trade union, Solidarity says it will meet with Sasol management to express its unhappiness about a requirement that workers at its Secunda plant in Mpumalanga must […]
August 5, 2021

How to apply for the Covid-19 R350 grant.

Asylum seekers with valid permits and caregivers will now also be allowed to apply for the reinstituted social relief of distress grant. Social Development Minister Lindiwe […]
August 5, 2021

Covid-19 fourth wave to hit South Africa in 60 days’ time – experts.

As government scrambles to step up its vaccination drive, a COVID-19 fourth wave could be on its way. Only three million South Africans are fully vaccinated. […]
August 4, 2021

Government orders ‘mask breaks’ for pupils as schools reopen

 The government has ordered the country’s schools to grant pupils “mask breaks” after every two hours to prevent carbon dioxide retention. According to local media reports, […]
August 3, 2021

Hardened’ criminals fear going ‘soft’ from COVID-19 shot

While many South Africans are eager to get the COVID-19 vaccine, inmates at the Barberton Correctional Services Facilities, in Mpumalanga, are hesitant to take the jab, […]