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Covid-19: SA records 1 931 new infections and 17 new deaths

By: News24Wire      Updated 6 hours ago South Africa recorded 1 931 new Covid-19 infections on Sunday, representing an 8.6% positivity rate. In addition, 17 new Covid-19 deaths were... 

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Nigerian VP calls for natural gas to be accepted as a transition fuel

By: Darren Parker     21st January 2022 Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called for natural gas – which Africa has in abundance – to be accepted by the rest of the globe as a... 

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IFP criticises govt over R11.4bn World Bank loan

By: Thabi Madiba     21st January 2022 The Inkatha Freedom Party is unhappy that government requested a $750-million (about R11.4-billion) loan from the World Bank, warning it that the... 

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Covid-19: 3 962 new infections, 31 new deaths recorded

By: News24Wire      21st January 2022 South Africa recorded 3 962 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 infections on Thursday. According to a statement by the National Institute for... 

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Africa has yet to turn the tide on Covid-19 pandemic – WHO director

By: Sane Dhlamini     20th January 2022 World Health Organisation regional director for Africa Dr Matshidiso Moeti has said while the impact of the latest Omicron peak has been moderate,... 

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Africa calls for donated vaccines with shelf life of 3 to 6 months

By: Reuters     20th January 2022 Africa's top public health bodies on Thursday called for donated Covid-19 vaccines to come with a shelf life of three to six months so countries... 

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DA urges Ramaphosa to immediately lift State of Disaster 

By: Sane Dhlamini     20th January 2022 Democratic Alliance leader John Steenhuisen is calling on President Cyril Ramaphosa to immediately lift the National State of Disaster, along with... 

DA says it supports Covid-19 vaccinations but opposes mandatory vaccination

By: Sane Dhlamini     20th January 2022 Democratic Alliance head of policy Gwen Ngwenya expressed on Thursday, after lengthy consultation with public health experts, her party’s strong... 

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Covid-19: South Africa records 4 322 new infections and 36 deaths

By: News24Wire      20th January 2022 South Africa recorded 4 322 new confirmed Covid-19 infections on Wednesday. According to a statement by the National Institute for Communicable... 

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Covid-19: 29-million vaccine doses administered in SA

By: News24Wire      19th January 2022 More than 29-million Covid-19 vaccine doses have been administered in South Africa. According to the Department of Health, 29 084 975 vaccine doses... 

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UP study says Delta variants were transmitted from humans to animals

By: Thabi Madiba     18th January 2022 Transdisciplinary scientists from the University of Pretoria have published, what it calls “the only study from Africa”  which shows that Covid-19... 

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