Publication house Independent Media on Wednesday launched a scathing attack on Gauteng health officials, accusing them of a “cover up of mammoth proportions” in the ongoing saga of the “Thembisa 10” babies. Last Tuesday Pretoria News editor Piet Rampedi reported that Gosiame Sithole had given birth to the decuplets at[…]
A predator park worker was killed by a Siberian tiger on Wednesday afternoon. An electric fencing in the enclosure housing two tigers, Jasper and Jade, was being repaired when Jasper jumped the exterior fence and got out, management of Seaview Predator Park in Gqeberha said. According to a statement by[…]
COVID-19 Ministerial Advisory Committee Co-chairperson Professor Kholeka Mlisana has welcomed. Prof Mlisana on Morning Live: Mlisana says they also wish to see enough vaccines being administered, particularly among educators. She says the rising number of new infections can be reduced by adhering to non-pharmaceutical interventions including the wearing of masks,[…]
South African youth speaks out on what June 16th means to them and how they are giving back in their respective fields. It’s been 45 years since the Soweto youth revolted against the poor quality of education in South Africa. South Africa pays homage to these young people every year[…]
South African Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu) has welcomed the announcement that pharmaceutical company, Aspen will within days, provide 300 000 doses of the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine for South African teachers. It says the doses will come from abroad and won’t be part of the two million doses that[…]
Mediclinic on Monday night said it had not treated the mother of the “Thembisa 10″ babies. This after the hospital group was named in a Pretoria News article on Monday night, with the father of the children, Teboho Tsotetsi, telling the publication that the mom, Gosiame Sithole, told him that[…]
The African National Congress’s (ANC) Treasurer-General Paul Mashatile has admitted that the governing party is facing financial constraints which are exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. On Tuesday, ANC staff members will embark on a nationwide picket at lunchtime, over the party’s failure to pay salaries on time. The ANC has[…]
Flags are flew at half mast across the Western Cape in honour of legendary stage and screen actress Shaleen Surtie-Richards. The 66-year- old died at a guest house in Cape Town on Monday. Arts and Culture Minister, Nathi Mtwethwa and his Western Cape counterpart, Anroux Marais, joined family representatives in[…]
President Cyril Ramaphosa says he’s pleased with the commitments made at the G7 Summit around COVID-19 vaccines and global economic recovery. Speaking from Cornwall in the United Kingdom, he says the G7 leaders have pledged more vaccine support as well as boosting manufacturing capacity in the less developed world. The[…]
People living with albinism who face daily discrimination and attacks say they are tired of living in fear. As the world observes International Albinism Awareness Day, people with albinism in Pampierstad in the Northern Cape are calling for an end to discrimination and violence against them. This year the day[…]
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