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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...

17 Feb 2021 | South African medics hope vaccine will stop variant

Healthcare workers at the Ndlovu Care Group in rural north eastern South Africa are eagerly awaiting the first jabs of the Johnson & Johnson vacci...

16 Feb 2021 | 'The symbolism of District Six is absolutely powerful'

In commemoration of those who were forcibly removed from the area, UCT News spoke to Emeritus Professor Crain Soudien Professor Crain Soudien is the ...

16 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 ...

16 Feb 2021 | Science Forum 2020: Solving global crises requires breaking through barriers

by Andrea Teagle The barriers between and within the sciences and social sciences was a central theme at the Science Forum, co-hosted by the Departme...

16 Feb 2021 | The week in civil society: A focus on social justice in the digital economy, the future of the arts and the state of child nutrition

This week, civil society will re-evaluate policies on issues as varied as mother languages and the transition to a low-carbon society. World Day of So...

15 Feb 2021 | Covid-19 takes centre stage at Sona, vaccine strategy adapts and back-to-school anxiety builds

This week, South Africa adapted its vaccine strategy after ‘disappointing results’ for the AstraZeneca jab, the State of the Nation Addres...

15 Feb 2021 | Top 10 Covid-19 Trends in South Africa This Week

As Covid-19 cases spike in South Africa, Africavarsities brings you the latest news coverings on the virus, school reopening, border closure, vaccine,...

12 Feb 2021 | Scientific research taking South Africa into the future

The COVID-19 pandemic, which has engulfed South Africa and the rest of the world for the past 10 months has highlighted the importance of investments ...

12 Feb 2021 | South Africa needs a massive awareness campaign to overcome Covid vaccine hesitancy

In the face of vaccine hesitancy, trust is a key component. South African public figures have an important role to play as role models and examples to...