SA's adult population remains focus of COVID vaccine drive - Phaahla
Health Minister Joe Phaahla said that over 7,000 children between the ages 12 and 17 had received a shot since vaccinations were opened for them on Wednesday. He said that while the teenagers were encouraged to get their jabs, the adult population remained the priority.
Phaahla: Slow pickup in jabbing 12-17-year-olds expected due to exams
The Health Minister visited the OR Tambo Community Health Centre in Diepsloot on Thursday.
Mamelodi residents full of praise for 'John Wick' vigilante killer, says CPF
The person is believed to be behind the killing of at least seven people and the wounding of one other in Mamelodi between August and 10 October. He is said to be targeting a gang called Boko Haram, which has been accused of terrorising the people of Soshanguve.
Police task team not having an effect on Mamelodi gang murders, says CPF
Community policing forum chairperson in Mamelodi West, Tebogo Mashigo, said that not much had changed since the arrival of the task team.
ANC's Ramaphosa says party will not protect any member accused of a crime
African National Congress (ANC) president Cyril Ramaphosa made the remarks on Tuesday night at the party’s inaugural roll-call event for candidates.
Patel: Govt to disburse R1.5 bn in relief funds following July riots
Trade and Industry Minister Ebrahim Patel was giving an update on the disbursement of funds alongside the National Empowerment Funds and the Industrial Development Corporation on Tuesday.
Gauteng's Makhura urges parties to promote vaccination while on campaign trails
Over 5.3 million people have received at least one vaccine in Gauteng so far, but many still need to get their second Pfizer jabs.
Sahpra: Sputnik V applicants must provide data showing vaccine's safety
The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (Sahpra) announced on Monday that it would not be approving the use of Sputnik V due to safety concerns on the AD5 component of the vaccine among populations at risk for HIV infection.
COVID 4th wave may hit Gauteng as early as Nov: provincial command council
The council, alongside Premier David Makhura, was conducting an oversight visit on Monday at the Itireleng Community Healthcare centre in Soweto.
Black National Crisis Committee to ask Parly to have Basson banned as doctor
The man nicknamed "Dr Death" led the apartheid government's establishment of a chemical and biological warfare programme against black people.
CWU making progress in persuading SABC to hear their demands
The union will be meeting Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni Abrams this afternoon.
Brendin Horner murder case postponed again due to ‘outstanding issues’
Sekola Matlaletsa and Sekwetje Mahlamba made a brief appearance on Friday.
Interest rate cuts unlikely this year, say economists
The Reserve Bank has projected two increases of 25 basis points in the second and third quarter of this year.
Suspects in Brendin Horner murder case expected back in court today
Sekwetja Mahlamba and Sekola Matlaletsa are accused of killing the 21-year-old farm manager in Paul Roux last year.
Unisa assures students that registration, application concerns will be addressed
There have been a lot of complaints about poor service from the open distance learning institution.
Surgeon Peter Beal now facing murder, fraud charges
He is accused of being responsible for the death of 10-year-old Zayyaan Sayed.
Mkhize: There's an easing of COVID-19 numbers at Steve Biko Hospital
Earlier this month, the Steve Biko Academic Hospital was thrust into the spotlight after pictures emerged showing patients on stretchers in a parking lot with water running under them.
Legendary SA football administrator Abdul Bhamjee dies aged 82
Bhamjee, who was affectionately known as 'Mr Soccer' during his prime, died peacefully at his Johannesburg home on Monday night following a long battle with lung cancer.