Is it safe to get vaccinated if your immune system is compromised by other medical conditions?

Former chair of the ministerial advisory committee on Covid-19, Prof Salim Abdool Karim, has stressed that individuals whose immune systems are compromised by other medical conditions should get vaccinated. Abdool Karim said it was safe […]

CDC recommends pregnant women get Covid-19 vaccine.

Pregnant women should be vaccinated against Covid-19, based on a new analysis that did not show increased risk for miscarriage, the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention said recently. The CDC said it has […]

Mpumalanga health department brings vaccination drive to Acornhoek

More than 400 people were vaccinated when the Department of Health in Mpumalanga held a vaccination drive at Acornhoek Mall. The premier of Mpumalanga, Ms Refilwe Mtsweni-Tsipane, visited the site to monitor the progress and […]

Several ministers in hot soup as President Ramaphosa vows to fire them through cabinet reshuffle

President Cyril Ramaphosa signalled a major shakeup of the national executive, expected within days, in his remarks to the ANC National Working Committee (NWC), insiders say. Ministers in the security and economic clusters are not […]

‘Covid-19 fourth wave to hit South Africa in 60 days time’ Health experts 

As government scrambles to step up its vaccination drive, a COVID-19 fourth wave could be on its way. Only three million South Africans are fully vaccinated. The Western Cape has not even reached the peak […]

Mpumalanga partners with Sasol to launch COVID-19 vaccination drive

The Mpumalanga provincial government has collaborated with Sasol to launch a massive COVID-19 vaccination drive at Sasol Recreation Club in Secunda. Premier Refilwe Mtshweni-Tsipane and Health MEC Sasekani Manzini, together with Sasol executives, unveiled the […]

IEC to file urgent court bid to postpone elections after Moseneke’s report.

The Electoral Commission of SA (IEC), has taken a resolution to accept the non-binding findings of former deputy chief justice, Dikgang Moseneke to postpone the local government elections. Commission chairperson, Glen Mashinini said the IEC […]