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Kenya lifts Covid-19 curfew as infection rates ease, president says

By: Reuters     20th October 2021 Kenya lifted a nationwide curfew on Wednesday that has been in place since March 2020 to curb the spread of the coronavirus, President Uhuru... 

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UCT approves mandatory vaccination proposal

By: Sane Dhlamini     20th October 2021 The University of Cape Town Council has approved, in-principle, a proposal requiring that all staff and students provide acceptable proof of having... 

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Children aged 12 and older can now get Covid-19 vaccine jab, health department says

By: News24Wire      20th October 2021 The vaccination of children aged 12 to 17 against Covid-19 has opened, the national health department has said. This will potentially add around... 

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Covid-19: South Africa records 453 new cases as death toll increases by 50

By: News24Wire      20th October 2021 South Africa recorded 453 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 on Tuesday and 50 deaths, bringing the confirmed death toll to 88 674. According to a... 

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Covid-19: 210 new cases and 7 new deaths recorded in South Africa

By: News24Wire      19th October 2021 South Africa recorded 210 new confirmed Covid-19 infections on Monday and seven deaths, bringing the confirmed death toll to 88 619. According to a... 

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Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine not approved – SAHPRA

By: Thabi Madiba     18th October 2021 The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) said on Monday it would not approve Russia's Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine at this... 

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GE donation will provide 20 000 people with one daily meal for 12 months

By: Thabi Madiba     18th October 2021 In marking World Food Day on 16 October, The GE Foundation announced a $100 000 donation that will provide immediate relief to South African... 

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Employment stimulus programme to provide almost R1bn in youth funding – Ramaphosa

By: Thabi Madiba     18th October 2021 South Africa cannot afford endless delays in addressing unemployment, said President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday as he sought to assure citizens that... 

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Covid-19: South Africa records 414 new cases and 25 deaths

By: News24Wire      18th October 2021 South Africa recorded 414 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 on Sunday and 25 deaths, bringing the confirmed death toll to 88 612. According to a... 

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Covid-19: Four provinces surpass 40% vaccination mark

By: News24Wire      18th October 2021 Four provinces have vaccinated more than 40% of their adult populations with at least one Covid-19 jab. The Eastern Cape, Free State, Western Cape... 

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Covid-19: Health department expects to reach new record of 20-million jabs by end of Friday

By: News24Wire      15th October 2021 South Africa is set to surpass a new record in its Covid-19 vaccination rollout. Health Minister Joe Phaahla is expecting the country to reach a... 

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