Bay business hopes mandatory vaccination will drive economic, social recovery
The need to achieve herd immunity and to get the South African economy going has thrust mandatory vaccination into the spotlight as employers are mulling over this new proposal to achieve economic and social recovery.  Today, the Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber in partnership with Joubert Galpin Searle hosted... Read more
VW opens vaccination centre in Kariega for employees
To empower its employees and the larger community in the fight against Covid-19, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has begun vaccinating its employees in Kariega against the virus. The VWSA vaccination centre, which was set up at the VW PeoplePavilion near the plant in Kariega, began administering the Pfizer... Read more
WFH dilemma for companies post COVID
Companies are re-evaluating their business models and operations. The question is: Do they revert back to the traditional office like it was pre-2020, or do they operate a hybrid model? While COVID-19 is set to have a permanent impact on the real estate industry and the office market, exactly... Read more
Women duo at forefront of Coega’s COVID-vaccination drive
As the world continues to come to grips with the COVID 19 pandemic and its ramifications. With it, has come challenges that few would have ever imagined. Equally, as with any crisis, opportunities are birthed, and leaders are edged to the front, with only a few putting up their... Read more
Coega Wellness Centre is now a COVID-19 vaccination site
With the country’s vaccination rollout process well underway, the Coega Development Corporation (CDC) announced today that the CDC Wellness Centre in Zone 4 of the Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ) is now a COVID-19 public vaccination site, servicing CDC employees, tenants and their employees located at both the Coega... Read more
Isuzu hands over hospital facility for vaccine rollout
Today Isuzu SA ensured the refurbished site at the Provincial Hospital in Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth) is ready to service the local community as a vaccination centre. Isuzu SA undertook and funded refurbishments of an old casualty ward of the hospital. “Isuzu’s maintenance team, including contractors and sub-contractors, worked day... Read more
J&J vaccination rollout to resume
South Africa will resume the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine rollout on Wednesday in a push to vaccinate 500 000 healthcare workers through the Sisonke Programme. According to Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, this move comes after the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) recommendation and Cabinet concurrence. “We’re... Read more
J&J vaccine suspension lifted
Cabinet has welcomed the recommendation by the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority to lift the suspension of the Johnson and Johnson (J&J) Sisonke Vaccination Programme. This followed the suspension of the J&J vaccination rollout programme in the United States of America after six people, who received the J&J... Read more
Group-Gift of the Givers in fight against Covid-19
Over R1,2 million has been donated to the international charity organisation, Gift of the Givers, to aid in the fight against Covid-19 in the Eastern Cape. “The donation made by Willowton Group provides urgently-needed equipment for frontline health care workers and volunteers in the region who were assisting Gift... Read more
VW supports BBBEE during pandemic
Tasked with supporting black-owned businesses in the automotive supply chain, the BBBEE Initiatives Trust established by Volkswagen Group South Africa played a crucial role in helping various businesses navigate and weather the impact of Covid-19. The Trust was formed by VWSA in 2016 with the mandate of driving transformation... Read more

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