Cholera

From cholera to corona: The politics of plagues in Africa

What lessons can we learn for today from the 2008-09 cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe?

Far right uses coronavirus to scapegoat refugees

Europe’s far-right nationalists are closing their borders and using Covid-19 as a guise to deport and deny entry to refugees and asylum seekers

The narratives that define the coronavirus pandemic will influence its outcome

Combatting Covid-19 is as much about public relations as public health. Now is our chance to tell new stories and find new ways of working together

Zimbabwe scrambles to contain cholera outbreak as death toll rises

Government says it plans to remove accumulated trash, address sewerage issues in the capital in response to this most recent outbreak

Vaccines in the time of cholera: Inside the new fight against an old foe

Why the world is just waking up to the power of immunisations to tackle this infectious disease and how we’re learning more with every rainy season.

Cholera in a time of neoliberalism

Cholera epidemics are preventable in modern times. So why do we continue to see deadly outbreaks?

SOS team on standby for Day Zero

When Cape Town’s taps run dry, an elite squad will leap into action to halt outbreaks of disease

The shifting geography of cholera

New research has found that there are 50 000 more people with cholera across East Africa in each year that El Niño is around.

El Niño dramatically increases number of cholera cases

50 000 more cases in East Africa each year, and 30 000 fewer cases in Southern Africa each year, when phenomenon is in full force

​Rains and conflict will make bids to control South Sudan’s cholera outbreak harder

Violence has contributed to the epidemic; aid agencies can't travel freely and are removing nonessential staff.

Ndua’s stove keeps a lid on cholera in Kenya

Women said they couldn't afford to boil water and cook, so a local inventor rolled up his sleeves.

Cases of cholera found on Zim, SA border

Two children, aged five and 10, had been quarantined with cholera at Beitbridge District Hospital, according to a media report.

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Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders