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The Ongoing Protests in South Africa Right Now

Following the arrest of the former president of South Africa, Jacob Zuma – looting, unrest and violence has broken out in Kwa-Zulu Natal and Gauteng provinces. On the 29th of June 2021, the former president was sentenced to 15 months in…

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…

The South African Medical Association (SAMA) Wants a Higher Lock-down Level for the Country

The South African Medical Association (SAMA) wants the country to be taken back to level 2 lockdown - with more stringent restrictions on gatherings. South Africa has officially recorded more than one million cumulative cases of COVID-19,…

South Africans Urged to Follow COVID Rules or Face Tighter Lock-down

Tighter lockdown restrictions might be coming our way should South Africans not up their COVID-19 safety measures. This is a warning from COVID-19 ministerial advisory committee member Professor Ian Sanne recently. Sanne, who's also…