Last week, the UK announced that South Africa would remain on its travel ‘red list’. The reasoning doesn’t hold up under basic scrutiny.
South Africa is officially nearing the end of the third wave, with both COVID-19 infections and deaths dropping in recent days.
Estimates range between around 500 to 600 attendees at Saturday’s march, which makes it most likely the largest gathering of the sort in Cape Town.
There’s a scheduled change for the UK’s “traffic light” system pending, and it could spell great news for South Africans who want to travel to and from the UK.
The reduction in COVID-19 cases and deaths means that we’ve now returned to alert level 2. Sadly, there will almost certainly be another surge in the coming months
Inside Groote Schuur Hospital, doctors and healthcare workers are faced with loss and trauma each and every day.
Microchips courtesy of Bill Gates, 5G reception, increased magnetism – you’ve heard them all before, so why not have a chuckle?
In total, since March last year, close to 250 000 deaths from natural causes have been reported over and above what was expected during the same period.
On September 9, Showmax will release a “gripping documentary” about our country’s lockdown “and the effect it has had on society, the economy and the country’s most vulnerable citizens”.
Uber, the Department of Health, and Mastercard are working together to give people two free Uber trips, each up to the value of R100, for rides to and from vaccination sites.
Clapton has refused to perform at any venue where vaccines are required for attendees and detailed what he calls his “disastrous” health struggles after receiving the AstraZeneca vaccine.
The Western Cape’s health minister, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, has had just about enough of those who spread misinformation.
Despite spending more than 10 days in hospital at the turn of the year, Kouthar Davids now says she doesn’t believe in COVID-19.
The petition to get South Africa off of the UK’s red list needed 10 000 signatures to force the UK government to respond, with that number already comfortably exceeded.
While addressing the country on Sunday regarding a new outbreak, New Zealand’s COVID-19 response minister put his foot in it.
South Africa’s economy is losing out on millions of rands every day that the country remains on the UK’s ‘red list’.
According to Emile Stipp, the actuary at Discovery Health, as many as four out of five South Africans may have COVID-19 already.
This week, in totally unhinged anti-vaxxer rants that are very easy to fact check, we have Matt Baker from Ocean Beach, San Diego.
Tyron Stoltz passed away due to COVID-19 on August 2. Tragically, that was just three days before the Jozi father of two was due to be vaccinated.
With the click of a mouse, or the tap of a phone screen, patently false and potentially deadly misinformation does the rounds, and Anena Burger can attest to that.
The Delta variant is clearly not to be messed with and has wrecked many plans of a return to ‘normal’, whatever that means.
South Africans are still on the UK’s red list, which means there are really strict (and very costly) travel requirements for Saffas touching down.
One of the arguments commonly used by those who don’t want to get the vaccine, or remain hesitant, is that fully vaccinated people are still getting infected.
The latest batch of South Africans to be eligible for the vaccine, aged 35 to 49, flocked to register and get the jab in record numbers. However, a large degree of hesitancy remains.