One of South Africa’s leading virus experts, Prof. Tulio de Oliveira, has made a plea to billionaires and financial institutions to support South Africa to help control the newly discovered
The UK has suspended travel from South Africa, after scientists here detected a new COVID-19 variant with a large number of mutations. The UK’s Health Secretary Sajid Javid yesterday said
The South African Covid-19 Modelling Consortium says the 4th wave of Covid-19 is likely to be smaller than previous waves. It says the tracking of new cases will also become
Protect the ocean The Green Connection says the 5-month period set aside for seismic surveys off the Wild Coast is understood to fall within the migration season for hump-backed whales.
The Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta says there is an urgent need for African countries to build their Covid-19 vaccine manufacturing capabilities. Kenyatta met with President Cyril Ramaphosa in Pretoria yesterday.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says there is a multitude of sectors in which South Africa and Kenya could continue to boost their trade and cooperation. He says greater trade volumes between
Premier Alan Winde has encouraged Mother City residents to make use of the Vaxi Taxi initiative to get their Covid-19 vaccine. The initiative uses two EMS ambulances and visits residents
National Police Commissioner Khehla Sitole says law enforcers were overwhelmed during the July unrests. He says the police could therefore not sufficiently respond to all reported incidents of looting. The
Health Minister, Dr. Joe Phaahla says disease-experts have warned that the country can expect the fourth wave of Covid-19, at the earliest, by the middle of December. During an interview
Health Minister, Joe Phaahla says only healthcare workers, at this point in time, qualify for and will receive a booster shot of a Covid-19 vaccine. The Minister was speaking to
Eskom CEO Andre De Ruyter says there is now clear evidence that the electrical grid is being sabotaged to force the country into loadshedding. He says distribution lines of a
Springbok rugby fans living in London have been called upon to wear cut-out masks of Rassie Erasmus’ face to the match against England this weekend, to show their support after
The province’s official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency, Wesgro, has embarked on a ‘cheeky’ campaign to lure citizens from Gauteng and KZN, to move to Cape Town, to work
The protection of wild, endangered Western Cape seabirds have gotten a further boost, with the news that a bird ranger will now be permanently stationed on Dyer Island. The ranger’s
This morning in Bailey’s stat chat we learned that around 10% of people will pack a gym bag, take it in their car to work, and never actually go to
The Department of Health says the lessons learned in the first three waves of the pandemic have helped the country better prepare for the next wave. Health Minister, Joe Phaahla
A video of Springbok captain Siya Kolisi putting his autograph on a fan’s speedo has gone viral. The video was shared after the Boks’ victory against Scotland over the weekend.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says there should be greater cooperation between African countries to boost trade on the continent. He says this will also ensure faster growth of the African economy,
Health Minister Joe Phaahla says he is concerned with the low uptake of the Covid-19 vaccine among young people. Vaccination for this group of South Africans, aged 18 to 34,