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South Africa to look at first use of booster Covid-19 vaccines

Health minister, Dr Joe Phaahla, has announced that the Ministerial Advisory Committee (MAC) on COVID-19 Vaccines has advised that additional doses be given to individuals with compromised immunity.

October 15, 2021
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South Africans rush to book flights as travel restrictions ease – here’s where they are going

South Africa’s removal from the UK’s travel red list on 11 October has resulted in a flood of travel enquiries and bookings, says the Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG).

October 14, 2021
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South Africa is getting an updated vaccine certificate at the end of October – here are 9 other things to know

The Department of Health has started issuing out the country’s Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate to fully vaccinated adults.

October 13, 2021
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A top university warns that these skilled people are leaving South Africa

The University of the Witwatersrand has warned that South Africa is facing a critical shortage of expert medical specialists in the country, including surgeons.

October 13, 2021
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Updated lockdown rules recommended for South Africa’s elections

The Department of Health has published a new advisory with updated lockdown recommendations for South Africa’s local government elections on 1 November.

October 12, 2021
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More than 100 countries you can travel to visa-free on a South African passport, as lockdown restrictions ease

Henley & Partners has published its latest passport index for 2021, outlining the countries that South Africans can travel to visa-free right now.

October 10, 2021
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Over 260,000 excess deaths reported in South Africa since lockdown started

Over 260,000 more people have died in South Africa since May 2020 than expected. This is according to researchers at the Medical Research Council (MRC), who estimate that 85 to 95% of these “excess” deaths are directly from Covid.

October 8, 2021
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UK removes South Africa from travel red list

The UK has cut 47 destinations from its red list for travel – including South Africa.

October 8, 2021
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UK updates red list system for travel – with changes expected for South Africa

The UK has officially updated its travel system, effectively scrapping its ‘traffic light’ programme which classified countries as ‘green’, ‘yellow’ and ‘red’ based on their Covid-19 risk.

October 4, 2021
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Burger King South Africa financials revealed ahead of disposal

Burger King South Africa saw its revenue for the year ended June 2021 grow to R1.349 billion compared to R1.010 billion in the prior year, its licence owner, Grand Parade Investments, said on Thursday

September 30, 2021
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Government’s plan to get South Africa taken off the UK’s red list: report

A delegation of seven South Africa officials will meet with UK scientists on Monday (27 September) to discuss South Africa’s continued inclusion on the UK’s Covid red list for travel, the Sunday Times reports.

September 26, 2021
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How food prices have changed in South Africa over the last 5 years

Statistics South Africa this week published the latest inflation figures for August 2021, showing that food price inflation remains one of the biggest contributors to CPI in the country.

September 23, 2021
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