VIDEO: Umalusi media briefing on 2020 Matric results approval

The Quality Council for General and Further Education and Training, Umalusi, briefs the media on the approval of the results for the 2020 National Examination. 

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Diamonds forecast to regain pre-pandemic sparkle in 2022-2024

Diamond jewellery demand will recover to pre-pandemic levels between 2022 and 2024, with China leading the way, a report commissioned by the Antwerp World Diamond Centre predicted.

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Australia urges calm over AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine after S.Africa suspends use

Australia on Monday moved to reassure its citizens over the efficacy of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine after South Africa suspended use of the shot because data showed it offered limited protection against a new strain of the virus.

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Panday, co-accused to appear in court over Word Cup corruption case

Durban businessman Thoshan Panday and his co-accused in the R 47 million corruption case linked to police tenders during the 2010 FIFA World Cup are expected to appear in the High Court in Durban on Monday morning.

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DA, FF+ table motion of no confidence in N West Speaker, deputy

Secretary of the North West Legislature, Oageng Mosiane, has confirmed that the Democratic Alliance and Freedom Front Plus in the province, have tabled motions of no confidence in the Speaker of the Provincial Legislature, Susan Dantjie, and her Deputy, Viola Motsumi.

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SIU says it warned Gauteng government against storing PPE at AngloGold hospital

The Special Investigation Unit (SIU) says it warned the Gauteng government about the possible dangers of storing COVID-19 personal protective equipment at the AngloGold Ashanti hospital in Carltonville, west of Johannesburg.

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Prof Schoub suggests that rollout of AstraZeneca vaccine should be suspended

The Chairperson of the Ministerial Advisory Committee on COVID-19 vaccines, Professor Barry Schoub, has suggested that the rollout of AstraZeneca’s vaccine should be suspended.  

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‘Vaccine trial unable to give proof of full efficacy in variant discovered in SA’

Professor of Vaccinology at Wits University, Shabir Madhi, says the vaccine trial done by his team in South Africa could not give proof of the vaccine’s full efficacy against the variant of COVID-19 discovered in the country.

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LIVE: Minister Mkhize’s urgent update on COVID-19 vaccine

Health Minister ,Dr Zweli Mkhize , and the Health Committee  are currently giving  an important update on COVID-19 vaccine and the roll-out strategy.

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