Published: July 27, 2021
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa unveiled a new relief package to help businesses and individuals recover from a week of deadly riots and coronavirus curbs, as he eased lockdown restrictions amid slowing infections.
Published: May 23, 2021
Many areas in Narathiwat province were temporarily closed after Covid-19 Network Investigations reported that the strain of the virus found in South Africa was found among infected persons in the Tak Bai area.
Published: February 24, 2021
South Africa's unemployment rate climbed to a record in the fourth quarter as more people started to look for jobs in an economy that was ravaged by lockdown restrictions to curb the impact of the coronavirus.
Published: February 09, 2021
When a plane loaded with 1 million doses of vaccines produced by AstraZeneca landed in South Africa on Feb. 1, a hopeful country watched with rapt attention.
Published: February 08, 2021
LONDON - South Africa will suspend use of the coronavirus vaccine being developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca after researchers found that it provided "minimal protection" against mild to moderate coronavirus infections caused by the new variant first detected in that country.
Published: January 05, 2021
Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE offered to supply South Africa with their coronavirus vaccine at a discounted $10 a dose, yet the president's office still described the cost as prohibitive, according to a person familiar with the talks.
Published: December 24, 2020
Britain has found two cases of a coronavirus variant linked to South Africa, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said Wednesday, both of which are tied to contact with recent arrivals from that country.