South Africa: Biovac signs deal to manufacture oral cholera vaccine

November 24, 2022

JOHANNESBURG, Nov 24 (NNN-SANEWS) — 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…

Crime against women in South Africa remains “worryingly high” – Police Minister

November 24, 2022

PRETORIA— Police Minister Bheki Cele has once again raised concern at South Africa’s alarming rate of crimes against women and children. This after Quarter 2 of 2022 crime statistics saw a double-digit percentage increase for murder, attempted murder and assault GBH [grievous…

South Africa Pres Ramaphosa’s UK State Visit to drive economic growth, turbocharge infrastructure investment

November 23, 2022

LONDON, Nov 23 (NNN-SANEWS) — The United Kingdom and South Africa will join forces to drive economic growth and turbocharge infrastructure investment, UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said. He said this at the start of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s formal State Visit. The…

Men called to champion fight against GBV, spread of HIV: South African minister

November 23, 2022

PRETORIA— South Africa’s Social Development Minister, Lindiwe Zulu, says men are champions of change in preventing the spread of HIV, and addressing gender-based violence and femicide (GBVF) in communities. “One of the key tasks in preventing gender-based violence in all its forms…

Nine (9) suspects in dock for fraudulent issuing of driver and taxi operating licences: Mossel Bay

November 23, 2022

WESTERN CAPE – Concerted efforts to eradicate corruption within civil society yielded positive results during an integrated joint take-down operation involving various departments, including SAPS specialised units such as, Crime Intelligence (Oudtshoorn and Mossel Bay), Public Order Policing (POP) Southern Cape, Garden…