Source: Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) |

Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 15 June 2021, 6 pm EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (5,064,847), deaths (135,159) and recoveries (4,537,683) by region: Central (184,578 cases; 2,909 deaths; 168,227 recoveries): Burundi (5,026; 8; 4,198), Cameroon (80,090; 1,310; 77,305), CAR (10,987; 98; 7,103), Chad (4,943; 174; 4,767), Congo (12,121; 160; 11,211), DRC (35,668; 846; 29,183), Equatorial Guinea (8,650;…

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Doctors Without Borders (MSF): Governments off track on providing tools to prevent tuberculosis (TB), the second biggest infectious disease killer after COVID-19

TB was only recently surpassed by COVID-19 as the world’s number one infectious disease killer

As the World Health Organization (WHO) convenes a ‘call to action’ tomorrow on the need to scale up access to preventive treatment for tuberculosis (TB), the international medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders (MSF) urged all governments to support and ramp up the implementation of TB preventive treatment (TPT), and…

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BrandMed and AstraZeneca partnership – a commitment to patients

Partnering in ecosystem innovation to provide a holistic, integrated approach to healthcare and treatment outcomes

The COVID-19 pandemic and the growing burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) have compelled healthcare stakeholders to explore new ways of improving health systems, stimulating the advancement of healthcare ecosystems that focus on enhancing the patient experience, improving treatment outcomes, while at the same time reducing expenses and treatment timelines. AstraZeneca…

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#CreativeWeek2021: South Africa's state of creativity

Thursday, 10 June Bizcommunity and The Creative Circle were the proud hosts of Global Media Talks: SA an online exposé about the State of Creativity in South Africa

The One Club's Creative Week is five days dedicated to giving creative leaders and pioneers an online platform to come together and discuss issues, changes and ideas across different industries. Thursday, 10 June Bizcommunity and The Creative Circle were the proud hosts of Global Media Talks: SA an online exposé…

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Source: National Institute for Communicable Diseases, South Africa (NICD) |

Coronavirus - South Africa: COVID-19 Statistics for RSA (13 June 2021)

A total of 44,560 tests were conducted in the last 24 hrs, with 7,657 new cases, which represents a 17.2% positivity rate. A further 59 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 57,765. Read more: http://ow.ly/d0kx50F9fmI.

Source: Prime Minister's Office, 10 Downing Street |

PM meeting with President Ramaphosa of South Africa: 13 June 2021

Prime Minister Boris Johnson met President Ramaphosa of South Africa at the G7 summit in Cornwall

The Prime Minister met South African President Cyril Ramaphosa at the G7 Summit in Cornwall. The Prime Minister outlined the importance of the UK’s relationship with South Africa and the leaders agreed to work together to strengthen that relationship, including through enhancing our trade partnership and investment links. He explained…

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The Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator partnership welcomes commitment of 870 million vaccine doses and calls for more investment in all tools to end the pandemic

870 million vaccine doses for low and low-middle income countries over the next year

G7 leaders donate 870 million vaccine doses for low and low-middle income countries over the next year, vital for reducing virus transmission; G7 leaders emphasize the importance of all ACT-Accelerator tools to exit the pandemic; ACT-Accelerator’s funding gap remains significant with an urgent need for funding of tests, treatments and health…

South African Rugby Union
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Women’s Premier Division R6 and First Division R1 Review

In the Women’s First Division, defending champions, the Mastercard Golden Lions Women, delivered a classy performance to outplay the Limpopo Blue Bulls 66-0 in Polokwane

DHL Western Province reinforced their status as the favourites to clinch the Women’s Premier Division title this season as they secured their sixth successive win in a thrilling round in which the EP Queens stunned the Border Ladies and the Boland Dames earned their second win a row. DHL Western…

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Africa Energy Week 2021, Taking Place in Cape Town; Will Focus on Investment, Oil and Gas, Renewables and Energy Transition

AEW 2021 will showcase the first-ever African Energy Village, an interactive exhibition and networking event that seeks to unite African energy stakeholders

The African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) is set to host the first-ever African Energy Week (AEW)  in Cape Town on 9th – 12th November 2021; Replacing Africa Oil Week, the four-day interactive conference seeks to unite industry stakeholders, international speakers and movers and shakers from the African oil and gas sector;…