SA has pledged R500m towards the World Health Organisation’s Covax programme, which aims to provide equitable access to proven Covid-19 vaccines in middle- and lower-income countries.

SA, one of only a few countries in the world that has not signed up to the initiative yet, has allocated the money and made a decision to take up in the programme, which is already backed by close to 100 nations, finance minister Tito Mboweni said on Tuesday...

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