GCIS unveils COVID-19 e-book

November 25, 2022

South Africans can now download the country’s first COVID-19 digital book that focuses on government’s communication efforts during the pandemic. Officially launched on Friday by the Government Communication Information System (GCIS), the e-book highlights how communication played an important role in the…

Nearly 40 million children ‘dangerously’ susceptible to growing measles threat – WHO

November 24, 2022

Measles vaccination coverage has steadily declined since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the new World Health Organisation (WHO) and United States Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports revealed. According to the joint publication, a record high of nearly 40…

Biovac signs deal to manufacture oral cholera vaccine

November 23, 2022

South African-based bio-pharmaceutical company, Biovac, has concluded a ground-breaking licensing and technology transfer agreement to manufacture an oral cholera vaccine (OCV). According to a statement released on Wednesday, this is a partnership with the International Vaccine Institute (IVI), a non-profit international organisation…

Robbery and attempted murder accused remains in custody following appearance in court

November 18, 2022

POTCHEFSTROOM – Wanda Mozokhona Ndela (38) was remanded in custody upon appearance before the Orkney Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, 16 November 2022, for robbery with a firearm, attempted murder and illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition. He will reappear before the…