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 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

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, […]
July 30, 2021

Teachers won’t be sacked if they refuse Covid-19 jab: education department

The basic education department has hit back at media reports that it had compelled staff to get vaccinated against Covid-19 or be fired. According to the […]
July 30, 2021

Media mogul Shona Ferguson has died.

Award-winning media mogul and Connie Ferguson’s husband, Shona Ferguson has died. The star died on Friday, July 30, at the Netcare Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg. Conrad […]
July 30, 2021

Coronavirus case at Calcutta Police Station

All communities serviced by the Calcutta Police Station are advised that this police station will be temporarily closed due to a member who tested positive for […]