EBOLA

Coronavirus reaction: Sinophobia with Western characteristics

Western media has racialised the coronavirus outbreak, leading to increased Sinophobia in several countries. Such dehumanisation of a race has no place in functioning democracies

Spend less on arms and more on science

We dedicate a lot more time and money to military defence than we do on health responses to deadly pathogens

Second Ebola vaccine introduced in the DRC

It said the new vaccine, produced by a Belgian subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, is aimed at protecting 50 000 people over a period of four months

Prevent the next flu pandemic

The ability to contain outbreaks exists but states ignore the international treaty for health security

Second Ebola vaccine to be used in DR Congo next month

It will arrive in the eastern city of Goma, in North Kivu province, on October 18 and be used from the beginning of next month

Ebola in the Congo: a forgotten conflict became a danger to world health

Local communities are wary of the sudden arrival of outsiders and of their interest in regions where there's been violence for years

DRC Ebola epidemic widens on eve of first anniversary

A total of 1803 lives have been lost in the second worst outbreak of Ebola on record, according to figures released Wednesday.

Second Ebola case confirmed in DRC’s Goma

Health officials fear an Ebola outbreak in the eastern DRC could spread in Goma. Earlier in July, the city registered its first case

Editorial: Trust is key to fight Ebola

'Don’t expect the outbreak to be contained until, somehow, local communities are given good reason to trust the responders'

DRC sees first case of Ebola in Goma, near Rwanda border

The presence of the virus has raised concerns of an outbreak in the densely populated area along the Rwandan border

Why it’s hard to stop Ebola spreading — between people and across borders

Borders are porous between North Kivu province of the DRC and neighbouring countries, so the potential for spread is highly likely

DRC’s Ebola outbreak spreads to Uganda

World Health Organisation confirms one case of the virus

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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income