The more President Mnangagwa’s government fails to engage democratically with its own citizens, the more it will negate any prospect of re-engagement with the West.
The search for a vaccine has re-ignited debates on the role of big pharmaceutical companies (Big Pharma) in addressing the health needs of developing countries.
In a rare series of interviews, the late Ghanaian leader spoke of how the country’s slave trade was revisited as a vehicle for economic development.
Museveni’s attempt to gain support in urban areas in the 2021 elections was not only about repression. But it still failed.
Covid-19 vaccines are coming to South Africa. Here are questions and answers about the vaccine.
The African Vaccine Acquisition Task Team recently secured a provisional 270 million vaccine doses for African countries.
If South Africa is serious about being able to supply anti-pandemic vaccines in future, it needs to rethink the scale of financial, technical and strategic investment into vaccine production.
Between 3 May 2020 and 16 January 2021, the number of excess deaths in South Africa was more than 106,000. These excess deaths are, either directly or indirectly, due to the Covid-19 epidemic.
According to the SA Medical Research Council, nearly 85,000 people over 60 have probably died from Covid-19 infections since last May.