Food and Drink Technology (fdt) Africa 2021 cancelled

Messe Muenchen South Africa has announced the cancellation of Food and Drink Technology (fdt) Africa 2021, which was due to take place from 2 to 4 November at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg. The decision was made after consultations with industry stakeholders, and comes amid ongoing bans and restrictions on international travel to and […]

analytica Lab Africa 2021 cancelled

Messe Muenchen South Africa, organisers of analytica Lab Africa, have announced that this event – the only trade fair for laboratory technology, analysis, biotechnology and diagnostics in South Africa – has been cancelled. The decision was made after consultations with industry stakeholders, and comes amid ongoing bans and restrictions on international travel to and from […]

Discovery extends weekend opening hours at its vaccination sites

4 months ago JOHANNESBURG/CAPE TOWN – Discovery Health has extended the opening hours at its vaccination sites across the country this weekend to bolster government’s vaccine rollout programme. South Africa’s vaccination rollout plan has drawn heavy criticism for only administering doses on weekdays amid implementation delays, even as the third wave rips through the nation. […]

Discovery opens its sixth COVID vaccination site in Midrand

The company on Friday said the site had the capacity to deliver 3,800 vaccinations per day to the 3.5 million residents within close proximity of Midrand. JOHANNESBURG – Discovery Health has opened its sixth COVID-19 vaccination at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand. The company on Friday said with the capacity to deliver 3,800 vaccinations […]

Angie Motshekga slams myths around vaccines after teachers refuse the jab

“I was told that in Soweto a health worker had said if you are vaccinated you won’t bear children. Young people withdrew their names because they didn’t want to be childless adults.  “Quite a number of myths have been going around about the vaccines, which we need to correct. Our teacher union leaders are assisting […]

MEC Panyaza Lesufi welcomes teachers to new vaccination site

Gauteng MEC for Education, Panyaza Lesufi visited the Discovery Health Midrand vaccination site at Gallagher Convention Centre on June 30 where teachers came in their numbers to get their jabs. Lesufi shared his gratitude towards the teachers and Discovery Health.   Annelaine Brits, deputy principal at Acardia Primary School, gets her vaccination from Sister Bernedict […]

South Africa: Deputy President to Address Human Resource Development Council Summit

Deputy President David Mabuza will address the fourth Human Resource Development Council (HRDC) Summit on Wednesday. The Deputy President will address the summit in his capacity as Chairperson of the HRDC. The HRDC is a national, multi-stakeholder advisory body established with the objective of improving the foundation of human resources in South Africa. This objective […]

Mabuza encourages the growth of women and youth in the workspace

MIDRAND – Deputy President David Mabuza has stressed at that this years Human Resource Development Council of South Africa summit was a reminder of what still needed to be done to fully emancipate women and fulfil the aspirations of those who marched to the Union Buildings in 1956.   Deputy President David Mabuza stressed that […]