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President Cyril Ramaphosa applauds youth for vaccinating

President Cyril Ramaphosa is applauding the youth for showing up in numbers at vaccination centres. In his weekly newsletter, Ramaphosa says it gives hope that an end to this hardship is in sight.

Vaccination for people aged 18 to 34 commenced on Friday.

President Cyril Ramaphosa

South Africa’s also passed the milestone of having vaccinated over 10 million people.

But there are still many who are sceptical. Ramaphosa is urging South Africans to ignore conspiracy theories.

He has likened the youth to those of 1994 who stood in long queues to vote for the first democratic South African President.

Source: eNCA

In  other news – Case against Fees Must Fall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile postponed

Fees Must Fall (FMF) activist Bonginkosi Khanyile appeared in the Durban Magistrate’s Court on Monday for allegedly instigating last month’s unrest and looting in KwaZulu-Natal.

Bonginkosi Khanyile

The National Prosecuting Authority said the matter was postponed to Thursday, 26 August for a formal bail application. Learn more