JOHANNESBURG South Africa is going with the COVAX global COVID-19 vaccine distribution scheme, with a committed purchase for 10% of its population of 58 million, a senior health official said on Tuesday.
* Govt to pay 500 mln rand towards vaccine production
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JOHANNESBURG The South African government is going with the COVAX global COVID-19 vaccine distribution scheme, with a committed purchase for 10% of its population of 58 million, a senior health official said on Tuesday.
PRETORIA South Africa's unemployment rate struck a record high of 30.8% in the third quarter, a big jump from the previous quarter when figures were distorted by lockdown restrictions that prevented people from job-hunting, the statistics agency said on Thursday.
* Economy in bad shape even before COVID-19
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JOHANNESBURG, Nov 11 South Africa should aim to
cover 10% of its population via a global coronavirus vaccine
scheme while also negotiating directly with manufacturers, a
group of experts has advised the government.
JOHANNESBURG Senior members of South Africa's governing African National Congress (ANC) met to discuss an arrest warrant issued for Secretary-General Ace Magashule but did not ask him to step down, a top party official said on Wednesday.
JOHANNESBURG South African police have issued a warrant for the arrest on corruption charges of Ace Magashule, a top official of the governing African National Congress party, a spokeswoman for the country's elite Hawks police unit said on Tuesday.
* More money may be needed from state budget
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JOHANNESBURG, Nov 5 Money owed to aircraft
lessors and some creditors of South African Airways is not
covered by a 10.5 billion rand ($665 million) government
bailout, SAA's administrators said.