State mortuaries get new regulations, guidelines to operate professionally
MEC Gwen Ramokgopa says her department has reviewed the current framework in which provincial government mortuaries at hospitals operate.
Lesufi set to visit Diepsloot school over sexual assault claims
The latest developments come as the department investigates several other similar cases at schools in the province.
Ramokgopa: No proper systems in place to manage mortuaries in Gauteng
Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa says she’s found a lack of compliance as well as flouting of standard operating procedures not only at Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital but state mortuaries across the province.
‘Michael Komape’s family denied justice’
Section 27 is suing the government for damages on behalf of the family of five-year-old Michael Komape who drowned in a Limpopo pit toilet in 2014.
Woman in possession of drugs arrested at OR Tambo
In two separate incidents earlier this week, police confiscated counterfeit goods estimated at nearly R3 million and a parcel containing a rhino horn, lion claws and teeth.
Sandu threatens criminal charges over Brian Molefe’s SANDF job
According to 'The City Press' newspaper, Molefe has been called up to serve in the army and is earning R57,000 a month.
NUM delays coal sector strike notice after new wage offer
The NUM had planned to serve a 48-hour notice to the Chamber of Mines on Monday.
Mkhize calls for inclusion of rural community in SA economy
The ANC's Zweli Mkhize says that economic development programmes must include rural communities in order to ensure that they participate in the agenda of radical economic transformation.
Joburg ANC to open corruption charges against former DA MMC
Sharon Peetz is accused of faking a proof of payment to a travel agency for a family member to accompany her on an official trip to Spain.
Gauteng population growth exceeds supply of services
Gauteng Finance MEC Barbara Creecy delivered the medium-term budget in the Gauteng Legislature on Thursday.
11 arrested as City of Joburg raids hijacked buildings
Five undocumented foreign nationals and six suspects wanted for various crimes are among those arrested on Thursday.
Families of victims hope Esidimeni arbitration will improve entire health sector
One hundred and forty-three psychiatric patients died after being moved to ill-equipped NGOs when the Gauteng Health Department terminated its contract with the life Esidimeni group.
Esidimeni hearing: ‘I found sheep & goats when I visited my brother at NGO'
Sibusiso Skhakhane says when his family was informed that his brother, Mduduzi, who suffers from bipolar disorder had been moved to the Rebafenyi Centre via SMS they went to go see him.
Esidimeni: Mother struggles to accept son’s death, wants answers
Merriam Monyane has been testifying about the condition in which she found her son at the Cullinan Care and Rehabilitation Centre.
Ramokgopa: Officials must account for coffin trailer incident
The trailer broke down on the M1 south highway on Wednesday. The unidentified bodies were being transported to a burial site in the south of Johannesburg.
'Driver transporting dead bodies doesn't have correct documents'
A trailer carrying the coffins from the Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital to a cemetery in the south of Johannesburg broke down on the M1 south.
Passenger handed to police after major drug bust at OR Tambo
The narcotics were found hidden in two bags belonging to a passenger who had flown in from Ethiopia on Tuesday.
Trailer transporting bodies stuck on M1
The trailer is loaded with the coffins of 16 adults and 26 stillborn infants, which were being transported to the Olifantsvlei Cemetery.