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 have seized drugs worth close to R10-million in two separate operations in Gauteng.
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.
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’s King Mswati III said he had recovered from COVID-19 after Taiwan President TsaiIng-wen sent antiviral medication to help him.
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 say they have arrested two men for allegedly being in possession of counterfeit cigarettes with an estimated street value of R700 000.
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 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.
Members of the Breederiver K9 unit have arrested five suspects on the N1 after intercepting a stolen vehicle.