Remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the high-level dialogue on the future of vaccine manufacturing in Africa at the University of Pretoria, Tshwane

28 May 2021 Programme Director,Your Excellency, President Emmanuel Macron,Minister of Health of the Federal Republic of Germany, Mr Jens Spahn,Ministers,Ambassador of France, Mr Aurélien Lechevallier,Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, Mr Martin Schäfer, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Pretoria, Professor Tawana Kupe,Director of the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr John Nkengasong, Chair of […]


Monopolies are causing “artificial rationing” in COVID-19 crisis as 3 biggest global vaccine giants sit on sidelines

Johannesburg: 5 February 2021 The supply of safe and effective vaccines for all is being artificially rationed because of the protection of exclusive rights and monopolies of pharmaceutical corporations, the People’s Vaccine Alliance said today. The alliance warned that the three biggest vaccine companies in the world are largely sitting on the sidelines – they […]