Baragwanath Hospital has cancelled 870 operations this year

About 870 surgical operations have been cancelled this year at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto, the third-largest hospital in the world. This was confirmed by the MEC of Health in Gauteng Nomathemba Mokgethi who listed the overbooking of patients, maintenance challenges, and a shortage of clean linen as[…]

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Hajj restricted: This is not the first time

The coronavirus pandemic has forced drastic changes around the world, putting some two billion people under lockdown at one point. Sport events, music concerts, art exhibitions and more have been suspended as nearly 17 million people and counting became infected with COVID-19. Faith groups have also had to adjust to[…]

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UWC cancels exams due to threats

The University of the Western Cape (UWC) has cancelled exams that were scheduled to start on Monday amid threats by protesting students. The university on Friday issued a statement on its website that it is deeply concerned about the continuation of the examinations in the current format. “The latest developments[…]

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