The number of Covid-19 patients at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town is doubling every five days and the hospital will not be able to cope unless something is done, GroundUp reported. “I expect there will be an excess of patients needing care even if all existing beds are opened,”[…]
The family of a Mitchell’s Plain resident injured in a community protest will take action against the SAPS after public order police allegedly used live rounds and tear gas on Wednesday night. Thousands of Mitchell’s Plain residents had gathered on the corner of Jakes Gerwel and Highlands Drive close to[…]
One adult male has sustained fatal burns after a fire broke out in Ward G17 of Groote Schuur Hospital. The City’s Fire and Rescue Service’s Theo Layne says they responded to the blaze at 22h30 on Sunday Evening. Layne says that one bed and a bedside table was damaged in[…]
A pre-trial conference involving a woman accused of snatching a baby from Groote Schuur Hospital 18 years ago is expected to start in the Western Cape High Court on Friday. The 50-year-old accused, facing charges of kidnapping and fraud, was released on R5 000 bail in March. She stands accused[…]
The woman who allegedly kidnapped a newborn baby girl from her hospital crib at Groote Schuur Hospital 18 years ago is expected to appear in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday on charges of kidnapping and fraud. During the last court appearance, the matter was postponed for an indictment.[…]
The matter against a woman accused of snatching a baby from Groote Schuur Hospital 18 years ago is headed to the Western Cape High Court. The 50-year-old Lavender Hill suspect appeared in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on Friday on charges of kidnapping and fraud. The matter was postponed to[…]
A woman who allegedly stole a newborn baby at Grootte Schuur Hospital 18 years ago, made her first appearance in the Cape Town District Court on Friday. Levina Sabena Solomon, 50, of Lavender Hill of the Cape Flats, appeared before magistrate Zamekhai Mbalo. Solomon was arrested on February 26 She[…]
Zephany Nurse, who was snatched from Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town 17 years ago, has been found, Beeld reported on Friday. The woman who raised her, and allegedly took her, was taken into custody by the Hawks, following a DNA test and is expected to appear in the Cape[…]
A Groote Schuur Hospital cleaner appeared in the Cape Town District Court on Monday for allegedly stealing a newborn baby from the maternity ward. Tobekaya Mgqaza, 35, was not asked to plead when she appeared before Magistrate Joe Magele. The matter was postponed to February 13, when she is expected[…]
A baby boy who was 12 days old when he was abducted from Cape Town’s Groote Schuur hospital on New Year’s Day, has been found, Western Cape police said on Saturday. Spokesman Captain FC van Wyk said a 24-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the crime. “Investigations led[…]
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