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Drugs worth R18 million recovered in Cape Town raid

25 March 2021, 10:39 AM

A 40-year-old man has been arrested after police seized a consignment of drugs worth more than R18 million at Milnerton in Cape Town.

Police seize drugs worth close to R10 million in two separate operations in Gauteng

13 March 2021, 9:21 AM

Police have seized drugs worth close to R10-million in two separate operations in Gauteng.

AU backs call to waive intellectual property rights on COVID-19 drugs

26 February 2021, 7:56 AM

The African Union is backing calls for drugmakers to waive some intellectual property rights on COVID-19 medicines and vaccines to speed up their rollout to poor countries, the head of its disease control body said on Thursday.

Mapisa-Nqakula appoints team to investigate illegally imported COVID-19 drugs

24 February 2021, 3:02 PM

Defence and Military Veterans Minister, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, says she has appointed a team to investigate how medicine was illegally imported by her department.

Eswatini King says had COVID-19, recovered after Taiwan sent drugs

20 February 2021, 4:30 AM

Eswatini’s King Mswati III said he had recovered from COVID-19 after Taiwan President TsaiIng-wen sent antiviral medication to help him.

EU drugs regulator plans to fast track variant-modified COVID vaccines

13 February 2021, 5:09 AM

 Europe’s medicines regulator is planning to speed up assessments of any COVID-19 vaccines that are modified to protect against variants of the virus, the head of the agency’s COVID-19 task-force told Reuters on Friday.

Free State police arrest 2 men in possession of counterfeit cigarettes and drugs

17 January 2021, 7:35 AM

Free State police say they have arrested two men for allegedly being in possession of counterfeit cigarettes with an estimated street value of R700 000.

Swiss drugs regulator approves Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine

12 January 2021, 3:42 PM

Switzerland approved Moderna Inc’s COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday, making it the second shot after Pfizer and BioNTech’s to be approved in the country

Police seize drugs, money and fraudulent drivers’ licences in Cape Flats

21 December 2020, 12:24 PM

Police seized more than a thousand mandrax tablets and fraudulent driver’s licences purportedly issued in Ghana during a raid in Mfuleni on the Cape Flats.

Five arrested for possession of drugs and stolen vehicle: Cape Town

13 December 2020, 7:11 PM

Members of the Breederiver K9 unit have arrested five suspects on the N1 after intercepting a stolen vehicle.



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