Africa closes in on one million COVID-19 cases

COVID-19 infections in Africa will exceed one million cases in the coming days as the pandemic surges in several hotspot countries. In a little more than three weeks, the number of cases on the...

Zambia: World Food Programme supports urban Zambians hit by COVID-19

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) this week completed a first distribution of monetary support to Zambians in urban areas impacted by COVID-19, reaching some 180,000 vulnerable residents in Lusaka and Kafue. The...

Government Bullying – Teachers speak out about scapegoating of Shincheonji

Faldielah Haupt and Michelle Arendse, both of whom play an active role in Cape Town society as teachers, mothers, activists, and Peace Educators, raise their voices through written letters about the troubling situation in South Korea and the discrimination...

Business Recovery: turning disaster into opportunity

During this time of uncertainty, the words of John D Rockefeller come to mind, "I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity." No one could have imagined that businesses around the country...

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...

Dexamethasone, front runner in fight against COVID-19

Lead investigators of the Recovery Trial based in the UK announced yesterday that Dexamethasone, a widely available corticosteroid, was found to reduce the risk of death amongst critically ill COVID-19 patients. The trial investigating potential...

Sports back on the screen

After much deliberation with managers, broadcasting channels and their government, this week we see both football in Spain and Super Rugby in New Zealand return to our screens after months of no live action...

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...

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...

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