NEW VACCINE MANUFACTURING FACILITY TO ELEVATE HEALTHCARE IN AFRICA

SA President Cyril Ramaphosa at the official launch of the Nant-SA Vaccine Manufacturing Campus, Brackengate Business Park,            Brackenfel. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Wed 19 January 2022: President Cyril Ramaphosa says the newly launched vaccine manufacturing facility campus at Brackengate in Cape Town will usher in a new era in healthcare, medicines and vaccines […]

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MATRIC RESULTS TO BE RELEASED ON MEDIA PLATFORMS

Tue 18 January 2022: The Department of Basic Education says that it will abide by the North Gauteng High Court ruling regarding the release of the National Senior Certificate (NSC) examination results on media platforms. “This means that the department will make available the results to stakeholders who requested access,” the department said on Tuesday. […]

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1,685 PEOPLE KILLED ON SA’S ROADS DURING FESTIVE SEASON

Tue 18 January 2022: A total of 1 685 fatalities were recorded over the 2021 festive season period, statistics released by Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula reveal. The figure was a 14% increase from the previous period. Releasing the statistics on Tuesday, the Minister said the Eastern Cape recorded the largest decline in road accident deaths. […]

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DOCTORS IN SUDAN SUSPEND WORKING AT MILITARY HOSPITALS

Tue 18 January 2022: As part of the demand for full civilian rule, three organisations representing Sudanese doctors ceased work at military-run facilities on Tuesday. “Continuing work by doctors and medical staff at hospitals run by the military and police is a recognition of the practices of these putschist forces,” the three groups said in […]

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SA OPENS NANTSA VACCINE PRODUCTION CAMPUS

Tue 18 January 2022: President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to join Dr Patrick Soon-Shiong, founder of the multinational conglomerate NantWorks, LLC, in launching the NantSA vaccine manufacturing campus in Brackenfell, Cape Town, on Wednesday. The President and Dr Soon-Shiong will also launch the Coalition to Accelerate Africa’s Access to Advanced Healthcare (The AAAH Coalition). This […]

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MINISTER GUNGUBELE HEADS INTELLIGENCE SERVICES – PRESIDENCY

Mon 17 January 2022: The Presidency has announced that Minister in the Presidency, Mondli Gungubele, will assume responsibility for the State Security Agency (SSA) with Deputy Minister Zizi Kodwa expected to continue as his deputy. “This is in line with [President Ramaphosa’s] announcement of 5 August 2021 that the Ministry of State Security would be […]

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SA BASIC EDUCATION TO ABIDE BY COURT DECISION REGARDING PUBLISHING OF NSC RESULTS

Mon 17 January 2022: Following the decision to stop the practice of publishing National Senior Certificate results on media platforms, the Department of Basic Education says it has received representations from a vast array of organisations and individuals as well as an urgent court application on the matter. In a statement on Sunday, the department […]

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