New Zealand health minister demoted after going to the beach during lockdown

New Zealand’s health minister has been demoted after going to the beach with his family while the…

WhatsApp introduces new limit on message forwards to fight spread of misinformation

WhatsApp  is imposing additional restriction on how frequently a message can be shared on its platform in…

Why African Americans are dying at higher rates from COVID-19

The new coronavirus isn’t biased about who it infects — so why does data emerging from…

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s condition is ‘stable’ in intensive care with coronavirus

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s condition “has been stable overnight” after he was admitted to intensive care…

WHO slams ‘racist’ calls by French medical experts to use Africa as COVID-19 vaccine testing ground

The World Health Organization chief angrily slammed recent comments made by scientists suggesting a vaccine for…

More than R2 billion donated to the Solidarity Fund in two weeks

The Solidarity Fund has extended its gratitude to South Africans for the generosity the fund experienced…

5G coronavirus conspiracy theory is dangerous fake nonsense, UK says

A conspiracy theory that links 5G mobile telecommunications masts to the spread of the novel coronavirus…

International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action 2020

Together for Mine Action On 8 December 2005, the General Assembly declared that 4 April of each…

Africa’s coronavirus infection data is correct, says WHO

The World Health Organisation said data on Africa’s confirmed coronavirus cases fairly reflects the underlying trend…

South Africa’s ruthlessly efficient fight against coronavirus

One week into South Africa’s nationwide lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus, and it is…