Media and COVID-19


24 Feb 2021 | Politics plays pivotal role in how public buys into the Covid-19 vaccine

There is a strong relationship between politics and willingness to accept the Covid-19 vaccine. This is the evidence presented in a study released on...

24 Feb 2021 | SA HAS PLACED 'LARGE ORDERS' OF VACCINES WITH PFIZER, J&J - MKHIZE

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said that the government was also looking at procuring Russia’s Sputnik vaccine and the Chinese vaccines, Sinopharm...

24 Feb 2021 | Second batch of Johnson & Johnson vaccines will arrive in South Africa this week: Mkhize

Health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize says that the next batch of Johnson & Johnson vaccines will arrive in the country this weekend, taking the total d...

24 Feb 2021 | SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION CLUSTER - DEBATE ON MATTER OF NATIONAL IMPORTANCE - Rollout of a Covid-19 Vaccination Plan

A well designed study by the Human Science Research Council showed that 67% of our citizens would either definitely take the vaccine or would probably...

24 Feb 2021 | South Africa recovered 2 million jobs lost during lockdown - but there's a catch

South Africa’s job market has staged a significant recovery, according to the latest National Income Dynamics Coronavirus Rapid Mobile Survey (N...

23 Feb 2021 | Concerns about declining investment in Research & Development: Dr Glenda Kruss

The South African scientific medical fraternity has not only been highly regarded for some time, but has been recently praised internationally for the...

18 Feb 2021 | 'Black Africans more likely to be willing to accept a vaccine than white people,' new survey reveals

Black South Africans who don't have matric are seemingly more willing to take the Covid-19 vaccine than white and better-educated people. That is acc...

17 Feb 2021 | Architect David Adjaye builds an African future

Economic and social inequality in South Africa is repeatedly reported as being the highest in the world. Spatial inequality, in particular, continues ...

17 Feb 2021 | South Africa recovered 2 million jobs lost during lockdown - but there's a catch

South Africa’s job market has staged a significant recovery, according to the latest National Income Dynamics Coronavirus Rapid Mobile Survey (N...

17 Feb 2021 | South Africa's health care workers eager for first vaccines

ELANDSDOORN, South Africa (AP) — After testing thousands of people for coronavirus, South African nurse Asnath Masango says she can’t wait...