COVID-19 Vaccines: SA Government / Janssen contract #12
Oct 11, 2023 Covid-19

COVID-19 Vaccines: SA Government / Janssen contract #12

The South African government, due to the unknown nature of the long-term and possible adverse effects of the vaccines, issued the manufacturer with a “comfort letter” in order to appease it and ensure the exclusion of its accountability and…
COVID-19 Vaccines: SA Government / Janssen contract #11
Oct 10, 2023 Covid-19

COVID-19 Vaccines: SA Government / Janssen contract #11

The SA Government agreed to the purchase of vaccines for billions of Rands, at a price of $10 a dose - 15% higher than the price the European Union paid for the same vaccines. This, for a product which in fact did not exist at the time of purchase,…
Covid-19 vaccines SA Government / Pfizer contract #9
Oct 05, 2023 Covid-19

Covid-19 vaccines SA Government / Pfizer contract #9

The SA Government, in its contract with Pfizer, waived its sovereign immunity and the sovereign immunity of its state assets, including those controlled by any monetary authority of South Africa, in respect of the enforcement of any arbitral…
Covid-19 vaccines SA Government / Pfizer contract #8
Oct 03, 2023 Covid-19

Covid-19 vaccines SA Government / Pfizer contract #8

The SA government, in its contract with Pfizer, not only indemnified Pfizer and its affiliates from nearly every possible lawsuit arising out of or resulting from the vaccines, but went even further - they undertook… … to defend any claims against…
Covid-19 vaccines SA Government / Pfizer contract #6
Sep 28, 2023 Covid-19

Covid-19 vaccines SA Government / Pfizer contract #6

The SA Government undertook to obtain, on Pfizer’s behalf, all exemptions, exceptions and waivers of country specific requirements, including but not limited to serialisation, laboratory and quality testing. Pfizer would have been prevented from…
Covid-19 Vaccines: SA Government / Pfizer contract #5
Sep 27, 2023 Covid-19

Covid-19 Vaccines: SA Government / Pfizer contract #5

The SA Government, in its contract with Pfizer, indemnified Pfizer and its affiliates from nearly any possible lawsuit, claims, demands, losses, damages, liabilities, settlements, penalties, fines, whether in contract, or delict caused by, arising…
Covid-19 vaccines SA Government / Pfizer contract #4
Sep 21, 2023 Covid-19

Covid-19 vaccines SA Government / Pfizer contract #4

The SA Government bound themselves to irrevocable purchasing orders, and Pfizer was exempted from any liability for failure to obtain authorisation for the vaccines, any failure to deliver the doses and our Government could not cancel any of the…
Covid-19 vaccines SA Government / Pfizer contract #3
Sep 20, 2023 Covid-19

Covid-19 vaccines SA Government / Pfizer contract #3

The government concluded a contract with Pfizer for vaccines of which the long-term effects and efficacy were unknown, and in addition hereto, explicitly excluded the serialisation thereof. The following is an excerpt from the Pfizer Vaccine…
Covid-19 vaccines: RSA Government / Pfizer contract #1
Sep 14, 2023 Covid-19

Covid-19 vaccines: RSA Government / Pfizer contract #1

Our government bought vaccines which in fact did not exist at the time of purchase, but the development of which was only ‘aspirational in nature’. The following is an excerpt from the Pfizer Vaccine Contract: It furthermore bound itself to the…
Covid-19: vaccine contracts released
Sep 13, 2023 Covid-19

Covid-19: vaccine contracts released

HOW THE SA GOVERNMENT SOLD OUT AND GAMBLED WITH LIVES On 17 August 2023, NEASA reported on a recent High Court judgement, in which the South African government was ordered to, inter alia, release Covid-19 vaccine procurement contracts, negotiation…
Covid-19: A Momentous Scandal
Mar 28, 2023 Covid-19

Covid-19: A Momentous Scandal

The impact of Covid-19 on the health of many individuals was severe. Many lost their lives. However, the impact of the response by governments, globally, including here in South Africa, was, in the very least, misdirected, and at worst, fraudulent.…
The lasting impact of the pandemic on work culture
Mar 14, 2023 Covid-19

The lasting impact of the pandemic on work culture

The pandemic has caused widespread disruption and has forced many organisations to change the way they operate. In this blog post, we will explore the impact of the pandemic on work culture. Including the loss of in-person collaboration, a shift in…
Rethinking leadership in the post-COVID era
Jul 27, 2022 Covid-19

Rethinking leadership in the post-COVID era

Being a good boss is hard. In fact, a study by Gallup revealed that only 10 percent of people have the innate traits required to become good leaders. “Fortunately, these skills can be learned,” says Sarene Nel, Managing Director of Tétris Design and…
No masks - with caution
Jul 25, 2022 Covid-19

No masks - with caution

South Africa recently relaxed the majority of coronavirus restrictions including the removal of mask wearing regulation. MasterDrive would like to assure their clients that we will respect the desire to no longer wear a mask and pay the same respect…
Now that it is over, what risks remain?
Jul 19, 2022 Covid-19

Now that it is over, what risks remain?

Although certain dominant role players, either as a result of being misinformed, selfish economic interest or fear of embarrassment, persist with their ‘vaccine’-mandate policies, by far the majority of South Africans have seen through this…
COVID-19: How Can You Possibly Believe Them?
May 10, 2022 Covid-19

COVID-19: How Can You Possibly Believe Them?

But for a few exceptions, Government and all the institutions they control are struggling; and this is putting it mildly. We can be grateful for those institutions which are still functioning, but “one swallow does not a summer make”. Referring to…
COVID-19: Health Minister Promulgates Regulations
May 06, 2022 Covid-19

COVID-19: Health Minister Promulgates Regulations

Although NEASA has a moral obligation to inform members of current statutory obligations, for the following reasons, NEASA distances itself from the regulations dealt with herein: the wearing of masks is a ridiculous, nonsensical arrangement; the…
Covid-19: Out of touch Government gets desperate
Apr 13, 2022 Covid-19

Covid-19: Out of touch Government gets desperate

By Gerhard Papenfus Government’s futile attempt at ‘persuading’ its citizens in order to improve vaccine uptake If Government wants public uptake of their vaccine-drive, they need to produce an effective and safe product, they need to encourage open…
COVID-19: State of Disaster lifted but Regulations Remain
Apr 06, 2022 Covid-19

COVID-19: State of Disaster lifted but Regulations Remain

The President announced that the Covid-19 State of Disaster will be lifted as of 5 April 2022. The effect of this is that all regulations promulgated under the Disaster Management Act fall away with immediate effect, with the exception of a number…
We Do Not Appreciate The Relaxation of COVID Measures
Mar 24, 2022 Covid-19

We Do Not Appreciate The Relaxation of COVID Measures

... it should not have been introduced in the first place. By Gerhard Papenfus South Africa is slowly moving towards a police state, under the facade of a health scare. For some it may have been a privilege this morning not to wear a mask outdoors,…
COVID-19: Clinging to power for a bit longer
Mar 16, 2022 Covid-19

COVID-19: Clinging to power for a bit longer

Quite unceremoniously, South Africans have been informed that the National State of Disaster has, once again, been extended until 15 April 2022. That is after the President’s indication that the current arrangement, which would have ended today at…
COVID-19: Alert Level One Isolation Protocols Adjusted
Feb 02, 2022 Covid-19

COVID-19: Alert Level One Isolation Protocols Adjusted

This week the Presidency issued a statement indicating that Cabinet decided to amend the Covid-19 Alert Level One isolation protocols, with immediate effect. The amended protocols are as follows: those who test positive, with no symptoms, do not…