Novavax vaccine offers protection against COVID-19 variants found in SA, UK
The executive director of the Wits Vaccines and Infectious Diseases Analytics Research Unit, Professor Shabir Madhi, said that an updated analysis of the Novavax vaccine trial in South Africa showed vaccine efficacy of 55.4% against mainly mild COVID-19 among HIV-negative trial participants.
Tik, cannabis, alcohol, heroin most abused substances in WC - report
The report revealed that 2,554 patients were treated at 37 rehabilitation centres for tik, cannabis, alcohol and heroin addiction between July and December 2019.
Turn it around: Ex-heroin addict goes from street to starting own fashion label
Shannon Caswell (29) has been off drugs for four years and has fulfilled a lifelong dream of launching a clothing line called STETS.
Students picket at Cape Central Police Station in solidarity with Wits students
The protesters who wore black said that this was a sad day for students.
CT students protest against 'state violence' after Ntumba's death
Protest against police brutality have reached Cape Town after one fatality during the Wits University protest
Tourism sector battling to get to its feet - Cape Chamber of Commerce
The president of the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Jacques Moolman, said that many people were still experiencing the effects of COVID-19.
SA launches its first 24-hour space weather regional warning centre
The Space Weather Centre in Hermanus will monitor the sun to provide early warnings and forecasts on space weather conditions.
Plans to turn Belville into CT's second CBD to take 5 to 10 years - CoCT
The City of Cape Town said that it had completed a feasibility study into the project that included upgrades to roads, as well as business and residential sectors in Bellville.
WC police find bag of guns & ammunition at Swellendam picnic spot
Officials recovered the ammunition that was left unattended.
Concern as social grant applicants are not being assisted fast enough
MEC Sharna Fernandez said by 24 February, the social security agency managed to process 16,569 applications, which left a further 31,000 still in limbo.
Mourners remember amaBhaca chief Diko as a leader who loved his community
AmaBhaca chief Thandisizwe Madzikane Diko II passed away at the age of 43, at an East London hospital last week, following a short illness.
SA move to lockdown level 1 met with mixed reactions
The Restaurant Association has thanked government for extending the curfew, saying restaurants will now begin to make up for losses, however, the Southern African Alcohol Policy Alliance remained worried that the alcohol ban could return.
MEC Fritz outraged by drive-by shooting Mitchells Plain teen (13)
A 13-year-old was shot and killed, while three other teenagers were wounded in the drive-by shooting in beacon valley, on Thursday evening.
Black Sash calls for R350 COVID-19 grant to be extended by a year
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni confirmed this week that provision had been made by Treasury to extend the R350 grant for unemployed people until April this year.
WC MEC Fritz welcomes Ipid probe into use of water cannons on Sassa applicants
Last month, police used water cannons on disability grant applicants at the Bellville Sassa office in Cape Town, in a bid to enforce COVID-19 safety protocols.
Informal traders want govt promises of support to township business realised
On Wednesday, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni announced the multi-billion rand investment to help hundreds of small businesses in townships and rural areas.
Panel probing Public Protector Mkhwebane's fitness to hold office completes work
The report will be available next week Monday.
A dud Budget Speech: Black Sash not pleased with low increase on social grants
The organisation has criticised the low increase in social grants.