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Pfizer Vaccine Arrives in South Africa

Pfizer Vaccine Arrives in South Africa More than 325 000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine have arrived in South Africa. The Pfizer vaccine arrived on May 2 at OR Tambo International Airport. This is the first shipment with similar-sized shipments…

EU and ACP seal a new agreement: Post-Cotonou Agreement

European Union (EU) and Organisation African, Caribbean and Pacific States (ACP) have sealed a new agreement. The EU and ACP (which consists of 79 states) have both come to the end of negotiations for a new treaty that will replace the current…

India COVID-19 Crisis: A Wake-Up Call for Africa

India COVID-19 Crisis: A Wake-Up Call for Africa Africa’s top health officials and the African Union have deemed the Indian COVID-19 crisis as a wake-up call for Africa. The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC),…

COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout: Here is Where South Africa Stands

Only a massive global rollout of an effective vaccine can end the Covid-19 pandemic in the short term. The vaccine is being rolled out in the United Kingdom and United States. It’s expected to become available in Europe imminently. This…

South Africa Moves to Level 3 Lock-down as COVID Cases Rise Rapidly. Here are the New Restrictions

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that South Africa will move back to lockdown level 3, taking effect from midnight tonight. In an address on Monday evening (28 December), Ramaphosa said that the move is being done to limit super-spreader…