Premier Alan Winde urges vigilance as cases spike, says province is ready to scale up its vaccine programme

Premier Alan Winde says new levels of vigilance is necessary because of rising Covid-19 numbers in die Western Cape, as the province gets ready to scale up the vaccine programme.

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The Western Cape Health Department has launched a home vaccination roll-out plan for eligible residents

Freda Carol Jessman has become one of the first recipients to receive her COVID-19 vaccine as part of the Western Cape Health Department’s home vaccination roll-out to eligible recipients in

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Ramaphosa: SA teachers next in line to receive their Covid-19 vaccination

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the country’s teachers could expect to receive their Covid-19 vaccination over the next few weeks. He says millions more doses of Covid-19 vaccines are expected to

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Ramaphosa: SA’s vaccination campaign will soon pick up speed

President Cyril Ramaphosa has again assured South Africans that, despite the initial challenges faced, millions more residents would soon be vaccinated against Covid-19. He said this on Tuesday evening, when

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South Africa moves to Alert Level 3 of the Covid-19 lockdown

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced the country will be moved to Alert Level 3 of Covid-19 lockdown. The hours of curfew will be from 22:00 – 04:00. Non-essential establishments will

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[LISTEN] Baffled By The Bunch – The Ancient Egyptian Word For Cat Is…

Can you tell if someone’s lying by just their voice? Is your nickname, “The Human Polygraph“? Then Baffled By The Bunch‘s for you!     Every Tuesday and Thursday, Maurice

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Smile 90.4Fm is on the hunt for Cape Town’s Loudest Snorer.

Smile 90.4FM promised it would be easier to win and we’re keeping that promise. We have a competition for you that is so easy, you can win lying down.  Smile

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Aspen: Johnson and Johnson to provide 300 000 vaccines for South African teachers within days

The pharmaceutical company Aspen, based in Gqeberha, says Johnson and Johnson will provide 300 000 doses for South African teachers, within the next few days. In a statement, Aspen says

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Ramaphosa is hopeful the country’s Covid-19 vaccination program will receive a boost, despite bad news on J&J jabs

President Cyril Ramaphosa says he is hopeful that the country’s Covid-19 vaccination program will soon receive a big boost. Ramaphosa was speaking at the conclusion of the G7 summit yesterday,

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[LISTEN] Your Snoring Partners

We are 7 days away from the winter solstice. The longest night of the year. So for some it’s the longest night of sleep they’ll get; but if you have

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READ: US FDA says some J&J batches are safe, 300 000 to be shipped to SA – but SAHPRA still to assess local vaccines in Gqeberha

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a statement on its website yesterday, 11 June,  in relation to the doses of Johnson and Johnson vaccines produced at the Emergent

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Win a Father’s Day Celebration with Dad

A son’s first hero… A daughter’s first love… A dad is neither an anchor to hold us back… Nor a sail to take us there… But a guiding light whose

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South African Airways has found new wings!

South African Airways has found new wings, as the Department of Public Enterprises today announced a ground-breaking public-private partnership for SAA, which will see 51% of the airline’s ownership transferred

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The decision to raise the electricity generation threshold for IPP’s has been widely welcomed

The decision by Government to raise the electricity generation threshold for independent power producers (IPP’s) to 100MW, has been widely welcomed. President Cyril Ramaphosa yesterday announced that Schedule 2 of

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South Africa has technically entered the third Covid-19 wave

The National Institute of Communicable Diseases says South Africa has technically entered the third Covid-19 wave today 10 June 2021, as the national 7-day moving average incidence now exceeds the

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[READ] Unicef ambassadors sign open letter to G7 leaders to make urgent vaccine donations

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassadors and supporters have signed an open letter to G7 leaders calling on them to make these urgent donations by August and to set out a roadmap to scale up donations

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[LISTEN] The Secret Sound Has Been Cracked!

Smile Breakfast gave away R25 000 after Keith Le Roux from Parow cracked the Smile Secret Sound this morning. Take a listen to the moment the ref gave Keith the good

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[LISTEN] Help Us Name A Guide Dog Puppy

A furry soul with four legs and a heart that gives and gives is a great love many get to experience. This love is even greater when that furry friend

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Western Cape wants to start vaccinating teachers as soon as possible

Premier Alan Winde says the Western Cape wants to start vaccinating its teachers as soon as possible. Winde says the province hopes to receive a large consignment of Covid-19 vaccines,

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The WC hopes to soon receive another 260-thousand doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Premier Alan Winde says the province is expecting to receive around 260-thousand doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine which, when it arrives, will be distributed immediately to qualifying residents.

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Premier Alan Winde requests a special provincial funeral for Shaleen Surtie-Richards

Premier Alan Winde will write to President Cyril Ramaphosa to request a special provincial funeral for Shaleen Surtie-Richards. The Premier’s Office consulted with Shaleen’s family today and they supported this

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Covid-19: More than 110-thousand WC pensioners vaccinated

More than 110-thousand Western Cape residents – aged over 60 – have already been vaccinated against Covid-19. Premier Alan Winde says there has been a marked increase in the number

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