These are the Cape Town Vooma Vaccination sites this weekend

The Vooma Vaccination week kicked off on Friday 03 December and it’s hoped that people will take time over the weekend to get their Covid-19 vaccination. The City of Cape

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City Kings FC aims to get South African Football to the level it should be

By Ziaan Siems South Africa is a football-loving country. Yet, when it comes to developing there still seems to be hurdles to overcome. Why else is Bafana still ranked outside

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Occurrence of Omicron Covid-19 variant was inevitable, brought about by vaccine inequity

The co-chair of the AU’s African Vaccine Delivery Alliance, Dr. Ayoade Alakija, says the occurrence of the Omicron variant was inevitable and says it was brought about by the vaccine

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Increase in Covid-19 cases in children

Health officials say there has been a notable increase in Covid-19 cases in children. This data was presented in a Department of Health briefing on Friday, 03 December. The country

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Direct United flights to New York resumes

Direct United flights between Cape Town and New York resumed on Thursday 02 December. The route was suspended a few months after its launch in March 2020 due to the

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[LISTEN] Aunty Moira Gets Her License at 66

You’re never too old to follow your dreams. Case in point is Moira le Roux – one of our listeners who, at the age of 66, told us in December

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Increased risk of reinfection associated with Omicron variant

South African scientists have found an early signal of an increased risk of reinfection associated with the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2, thereby providing epidemiological evidence for the new variant’s ability

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Western Cape nearing fourth wave of Covid-19 pandemic

The Western Cape Health Department says the province is nearing the fourth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Head of Health, Dr. Keith Cloete says there has been a marked

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Cash prizes now on offer for getting vaccinated

Everyone vaccinated against Covid-19 before the end of the year will stand a chance of winning up to R100,000 in a lucky draw managed by the DG Murray Trust, working

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Omicron is rapidly becoming the dominant variant of the coronavirus in South Africa.

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases says early epidemiological data suggests Omicron was able to evade some immunity. The NICD says existing vaccines should still protect against severe disease and

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NICD: South Africa entering the 4th Covid-19 wave

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases says South Africa is entering into the 4th wave of the Covid-19 pandemic with seven provinces showing sustained increases in cases. The provinces are

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The petrol price hike was calculated incorrectly

The Department of Mineral Resource and Energy (DMRE) has admitted that the petrol price hike was incorrect. At midnight on Tuesday 30 November, the petrol price was increased by 81

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Additional Covid-19 doses now available for adults with certain conditions that weaken their immune systems

Adults in South Africa with certain conditions that weaken their immune systems, or those who are on certain treatments, can now access an additional COVID-19 vaccine dose. A form which

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The CTICC Vaccination Centre of Hope will close its doors tomorrow

The site, which opened in July this year, was a partnership between the Western Cape Department of Health, Discovery Health and the CTICC. The site set itself a goal of

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The Adderley Street Festive Lights have been switched on

Cape Town Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis has switched on the Adderley Street Festive Lights. The switch-on is the traditional start of the Festive Season in Cape Town. Its usually accompanied by

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The Omicron variant continues to spread

The Omicron variant continues to spread worldwide. Countries are now confirming cases of the variant, some countries had the variant in their midst even before South Africa alerted the world

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“Government’s investment in its genomic sequencing capabilities have paid off”

South African disease-expert, professor Salim Abdool Karim says Government’s investment in its genomic sequencing capabilities have paid off. He says this investment helped local scientists detect the Omicron variant of

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[LISTEN] Wrong Answers Only – How are you getting to Texas

While you and I were still decyphering Uncle Cyril’s #FamilyMeeting speech,  Texas governor, Greg Abbott, took it upon himself to go after South Africa. Yes. One man versus a country

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Phaahla: SA has been preparing for the fourth Covid-19 wave

The Minister of Health, Dr. Joe Phaahla says South Africa has, for weeks, been preparing for the fourth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. He urged South Africans not to panic

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Unemployment in South Africa reaches another record high

Statistics South Africa has announced the official unemployment rate has increased by 0,5 of a percentage point from 34,4% in the second quarter of 2021 to 34,9% in the third

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[WATCH] What if Billie Eilish sang FRIENDS theme

We all know the Rembrandts, the band who sings the theme to the iconic 90’s sitcom FRIENDS. Maurice and Angel heard what the theme would sound like if Billie Eilish

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Incentive now R200 for over 50’s to get Covid-19 vaccine

The Department of Health has confirmed that Vooma Voucher has been increased to R200. When the campaign was launched two months ago, people were promised a R100 voucher for getting

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