Deepening Democracy through Access to Information

Covid-19 News

Image of SANDF members

Military Ombud wants its Act reviewed for own-initiative investigations

By: Thabi Madiba     25th October 2021 The South African Military Ombud Lieutenant General Vusumuzi Masondo on Monday called for a review of the Military Ombud Act, citing challenges... 

Pic of Aspen's SVP2 Facility in Port Elizabeth

Aspen starts local manufacture of anaesthetics at flagship Gqeberha site 

By: Simone Liedtke     25th October 2021 Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel has officially opened multinational specialty pharmaceutical company Aspen’s general... 

Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu

Over 10-million people applied for R350 grant since it was extended – Lindiwe Zulu  

By: News24Wire      22nd October 2021 More than 10-million South Africans applied for the Covid-19 social relief of grant of R350, less than two weeks after applications were reopened.... 

More Covid-19
Netcare Moot Hospital

'Each successive wave has proven to be more severe' – Netcare

By: News24Wire      22nd October 2021 Netcare treated almost twice as many Covid-19 patients in its hospitals between April and September this year compared to the same time in 2020... 

Covid-19 vaccines

Covid-19: More than 21 million vaccine jabs administered in South Africa

By: News24Wire      22nd October 2021 The country recorded 520 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 on Thursday and 81 deaths, bringing the death toll to 88 835. According to a statement by... 

Covid-19 Vaccine

Covid-19: 4 300 died in Western Cape's third wave, but numbers were reduced by vaccination - officials

By: News24Wire      21st October 2021 More than 4 300 people died during the third wave of Covid-19 in the Western Cape. However, the vaccination of those aged 50 and older protected... 

Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu

Lindiwe Zulu launches Covid-19 Social Relief of Distress Grant Report

By: Yvonne Silaule     21st October 2021 Minister of Social Development Lindiwe Zulu has launched the Rapid Assessment of the Implementation and Utilisation of the Special Coronavirus... 

Covid-19 vaccines

IMF: Lack of vaccines looms over sub-Sahara recovery

By: Reuters     21st October 2021 A lack of access to vaccines is dampening economic recovery in sub-Saharan Africa and the region will lag behind developed nations for years, the... 

Covid-19 vaccine

Rhodes University council approves recommendation for mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations  

By: News24Wire      21st October 2021 Rhodes University students may be required to have themselves vaccinated against Covid-19 before returning to in-person classes after the... 

EVDS Covid-19 vaccination registration

Covid-19: More than 39 000 children sign up for vaccination on first day of registration for kids

By: News24Wire      21st October 2021 More than 39 000 children signed up for Covid-19 vaccination on day 1 of registration for kids. The vaccination programme opened to children aged... 

Covid-19 vaccine

Covid-19: 591 new infections and 80 new deaths in South Africa

By: News24Wire      21st October 2021 South Africa recorded 591 new confirmed Covid-19 infections on Wednesday and 80 deaths, bringing the confirmed death toll to 88 754. According to a... 

4 5 6 7
9 10 11 12

About is a product of Creamer Media.

Other Creamer Media Products include:
Engineering News
Mining Weekly
Research Channel Africa

Read more


We offer a variety of subscriptions to our Magazine, Website, PDF Reports and our photo library.

Subscriptions are available via the Creamer Media Store.

View store


Advertising on is an effective way to build and consolidate a company's profile among clients and prospective clients. Email

View options
Free daily email newsletter Register Now