Western Cape police are investigating a brutal attack on an elderly Muizenberg couple, which left a 66-year-old woman dead. ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at the home in Marina Da Gama at 4.30am along with Metro EMS where they were directed by police to the body of a woman[…]
Gunmen disguised as police attacked a hospital in the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday, killing 16 people including two newborn babies from a maternity clinic run by the international humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders. In a separate attack the same day, a suicide bomber struck the funeral of a police[…]
A 51-year-old man from Bo-Kaap has passed away due to the coronavirus. Mogammat Cassiem Harris, a dialysis patient, started showing symptoms of the virus on Saturday. His family believe he may have contracted the virus at the hospital, where he went for dialysis treatment last Thursday. They said the only[…]
By Loushe Jordaan Gilbert Giving birth is a scary thing to do especially for those who are first-time moms, but the scariest thing is having to go through that experience without the support from family and friends. Thousands of mothers have given birth at various hospitals during the COVID19 pandemic.[…]
South Africa appears to be woefully underprepared for a serious escalation in Covid-19 cases, with roughly 3 000 out of about 7 000 critical care beds available between the public and private healthcare sectors, according to best estimates. On Thursday, News24 reported approximate projections used by the government indicated 80%[…]
Public health workers in Hong Kong have escalated a strike to demand the total closure of the border with mainland China as the semi-autonomous Chinese territory reported the first death from the novel coronavirus . The hospital workers’ union said more than 7,000 hospital employees have walked off the job[…]
A property development project in Simon’s Town has been brought to a halt after it was discovered that the project was taking place on a burial ground that dates back nearly 300 years. The remains of the deceased are currently being exhumed and are reportedly planned to be re-buried at[…]
Police are searching for the remaining suspects after two arrested were made in connection with the burglary and vandalism of Kensington Day hospital. The facility was temporarily closed down after being ransacked last weekend and the lack of equipment has left it under strain. The police’s Noloyiso Rwexana reported that[…]
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has been admitted to hospital in Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, a Palestinian official said, providing no further details on his condition. It was the third time Abbas, 82, had been admitted in a week. He underwent minor ear surgery on Tuesday and was released[…]
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[…]
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