One Million Masks for Cape Town

The use of facemasks to curb the spread of Covid-19 is absolutely vital - but while the belief and perception is that 'surely by now everyone has a mask', nothing can be further from...

4,000 Shincheonji Church members donate plasma for Covid-19 treatment research in South Korea

About 4,000 recovered Covid-19 patients from South Korean-based Shincheonji Church will donate their blood, also known as convalescent plasma, for use in the research and development of a new therapy that could reduce deaths...

Wits University begins first Covid-19 vaccine trial in South Africa

The first clinical trial in South Africa and on the continent for a Covid-19 vaccine was announced today, 23 June 2020, at a virtual press conference hosted by the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg...

Celebrating our unsung heroes on International Nurses Day

International Nurses Day is observed annually on the 12th of May, and now more than ever we witness the hard work and dedication of millions of nurses across the globe as they fight in...

Scapegoating, discrimination and the coronavirus. Are we forgetting the real culprit?

Despite the stringent regulations and efforts being implemented by the SA Government, could a precautionary alarm have been sounded earlier as Zimbabwe has done? Although no cases have been confirmed in Zimbabwe, President Emmerson...

Second Case of COVID-19 Coronavirus Reported in SA

Official Statement issued by National Department of Health: The Minister of Health wishes to advise all South Africans that a second case of COVID-19 has now been confirmed in South Africa. The 39 year old lady...

First Case of COVID-19 Coronavirus Reported in SA

Official Statement issued by National Department of Health: Fellow South Africans This morning, Thursday March 5, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases confirmed that a suspected case of COVID-19 has tested positive. The patient is a 38-year-old...

What is the Coronavirus, practical ways to prevent it spreading

Since its outbreak in December, the coronavirus (COVID-19) is fast becoming a worldwide concern due to how rapidly it has spread. The source of this novel virus was traced back to wild meat sold...

IBM develops new battery using seawater minerals instead of heavy metals

IBM research has unveiled a new battery discovery that could help eliminate the need for heavy metals in battery production, proving to be a more sustainable option. Instead of relying on cobalt and nickel, both...

Outrage over Blasphemous Christian pastor

For many people across the globe this is the most wonderful time of the year but for some Christians the period, usually marked by celebration, is soured by religious leaders driving their own political...

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