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World faces syringe shortage as COVID vaccine doses rise

NAIROBI, Kenya – African health officials and the United Nations warn of an impending shortage of more than 2 billion needles for mainly low- and middle-income countries around the world as the supply of COVID-19 doses increases and that routine vaccinations could be affected too. The United Nations Children’s Agency …

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Phalatse promises to cut power to electronic toll gates if she becomes mayor of Johannesburg

Democratic Alliance (DA) Johannesburg mayoral candidate Mpho Phalatse promises to cut power to the toll gates if elected. The party says it has been informed that the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) is currently in arrears with City Power. Sanral is the guardian of the electronic toll system …

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UFS nuclear medicine department treats first patient with advanced prostate cancer

Dr Osayande Evbuomwan is Senior Lecturer and Medical Specialist in Nuclear Medicine in the Department of Nuclear Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Free State University (UFS). UFS and Free State Province are now joining other South African universities, such as University of Pretoria, University of the Witwatersrand and other provinces …

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What’s new in City Press: Cyril is the ANC’s last hope | Somizi’s all lovey dove

Somizi’s all lovey dove Struggling media personality Somizi Mhlongo scored a new TV gig on DStv Moja Love. City Press has learned that Mhlongo has started filming a new dating show called Lovey Dovey, which is slated to premiere in February. Cyril is the ANC’s last hope The ANC will …

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Johannesburg court directive “only for women” is just an experiment, justice says

A directive issued this week by a South Gauteng High Court judge, which said women and gender non-conforming people could enter his courtroom while men were to wait outside until they are called, was only a one-off experiment on access control, the judiciary said on Friday. In the unopposed motion …

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Johannesburg apartment buildings on sale for as low as R500k … but there is a catch

Two apartment blocks in the Johannesburg suburb of Bellevue are to be auctioned off at bargain prices. Located at 98 and 102 Becker Street in Bellevue, respectively, Queens Castle and Prince Castle will soon be auctioned. PROMOTIONS HAVE A PRICE These apartment buildings will go up for auction on November …

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Mkhize challenges SIU Digital Vibes report, claims unit had predetermined outcome

Former Health Minister Mkhize wants the Johannesburg High Court to review and overturn the findings and recommendations of the report that examines the multi-million Rand tender awarded to Digital Vibes. FILE: Former Minister of Health Zweli Mkhize delivered a speech at Grey’s Hospital in Pietermaritzburg, where the country’s first COVID-19 …

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As Johannesburg grapples with systemic firefighting issues, pr …

After several criticisms of residents and a court of law, there has been little or no improvement in the city of Johannesburg’s firefighting capabilities in recent years, opening up a void in the private firefighter market. Robert Mulaudzi, spokesperson for the emergency services of the city of Johannesburg, confirmed that …

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A cop shot in the leg, another ran over at a roadblock in Joburg

Through Molaole Montsho 2h ago Share this article: To shareTweeterTo shareTo shareTo shareE-mailTo share THREE men have been arrested for attempted murder after an officer from the Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) was injured in a shootout with gunmen in central Johannesburg on Sunday. JMPD Senior Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said …

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Johannesburg police rescue 50 people held against their will in house

Johannesburg police rescue 50 people held against their will in house The individuals were brought to South Africa under the false pretext of being reunited with their families. FILE: Police recover 50 people from a house in Zacharia Park near Lenasia. Photo: © tinnakornlek / 123rf.com JOHANNESBURG – Johannesburg Central …

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