AFRIQUE DU SUD | SOUTH AFRICA

01-Apr-2021 to 13:24

S/Africa to receive 1m Johnson & Johnson vaccines this month in April - Minister

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has secured a further 21 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine, with Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announcing on Thursday that one million of this batch of drugs is expected to arrive in the country this month.

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31-Mar-2021 to 13:47

S/Africa’s Covid-19 vaccinations making progress, says Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa is making great progress in its six-week coronavirus vaccination programme whose main goal is to vaccinate 41 million people as part of its goal to reach herd immunity among the country’s 50-million population, President Cyril Ramaphosa has told the nation.

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31-Mar-2021 to 13:34

S/Africa to remain on Level 1 lockdown restrictions – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa will remain on Level 1 lockdown restrictions as it continues to fight against the coronavirus pandemic which has killed over 52,000 people in the country since last March, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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30-Mar-2021 to 13:20

S/Africa’s public broadcaster lays off over 600 workers

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Some 621 broadcasters at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) have lost their jobs, with Wednesday set as their final pay day, SABC’s group chief executive officer Madoda Mxakwe has announced.

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30-Mar-2021 to 12:50

ANC members facing court charges must step aside – Ramaphosa

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — All ruling African National Congress party members facing corruption charges should step aside within 30 days until their cases have been finalised in South African courts, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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30-Mar-2021 to 07:10

S/Africa accounts for 43 nationals in besieged Mozambique town

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African High Commission in Maputo has managed to account for a total of 43 South Africans affected by the recent attacks in northern Mozambique, a senior official said on Tuesday.

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30-Mar-2021 to 05:52

African Union to receive J&J Covid-19 vaccine – Official

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — United States-drug maker Johnson & Johnson, which is supplying South Africa with its coronavirus vaccines for its vaccination programme, has agreed to supply some 400 million doses to the African Union starting in October this year, APA learnt on Monday.

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