The Department of Tourism has launched the R1.2-billion Tourism Equity Fund (TEF), aimed at driving transformation in the tourism sector. The fund has been established in partnership with the Small Enterprise Finance Agency (Sefa) as a new financial support mechanism to stimulate investment and transformation in the tourism sector. The fund...
The United States (U.S.) government has donated field hospital worth $1.3 million to Nigeria, it was learned on Monday. The field hospital, which is located at the Federal Medical Centre in Jabi, Abuja, is in aid of Nigeria’s effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. The hospital includes four fully equipped,...
SA has acquired roughly half the vaccine it needs for the country to hit its target of achieving herd immunity against the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Speaking at a webinar on Thursday evening, Prof Barry Schoub, who chairs the Covid vaccine ministerial advisory committee, said it was vital to suppress the virus...
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved N6.45 billion to set up gas plants in 38 locations nationwide to enhance COVID-19 treatment. The Presidential Task Force PTF on COVID-19 on January 5, announced the presidential approval for the establishment of at least one oxygen plant in each of the 36 states. Details of...
Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS) will next week commission the first four of 24 new hospitals that have been under construction by the entity since last year. In readiness for the opening of the new hospitals, NMS has recruited 600 nurses with the launch set to be presided over by President...